2017 may have been a historic year in blockchain, but Banca IMI's Massimo Morini argues the seeds for this revolution were sown in 2016.
Bitcoin startup BlockCypher is among those backing development for a new alternative blockchain that aims to break cryptographic ground.
[Gibraltar Paves Way for Regulation of Crypto and DLT Companies]The Legislature of Gibraltar has approved a bill designed to update the territory’s Financial Services regulations.
[Bitcoin Cash Will Close Out 2017 With Significant Infrastructure Support]The end of the year is approaching, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have continued to see significant growth.
Facing new regulation and a run-up in crypto prices, the ICO market is feeling the squeeze of maturity.
[Venezuelans Turn to Bitcoin as Government Crackdown on Mining Intensifies]In contrast to many people around the world, who adopt bitcoin to make a quick profit, citizens of Venezuela use the currency as a matter of sheer survival.
Prosecutors have accused a New York woman of using credit cards to purchase bitcoin and then launder those funds to send money to ISIS.
[Putin Aide Says Bitcoin Can Help Russia Bypass Financial Sanctions]While the rising transactions fees are making bitcoin less usable for everyday purchases, its strength is drawing in companies and nation states looking to use the cryptocurrency.
Kik founder Ted Livingston announced on Wednesday that his company was moving its Kin token app from ethereum to Stellar.
Bank Negara Malaysia published draft guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges to report their usage statistics to prevent illicit transactions.
[Trezor Firmware Update Brings Shorter Addresses and Support for More Tokens]Popular cold storage wallet solution, Trezor, announced its latest firmware upgrade.
In a newly released patent application, Intel describes how it could run genetic sequencing operations on a blockchain.
[Coinfi Crypto Market Intelligence Platform]HONG KONG/NEW YORK - CoinFi>, the cryptocurrency market intelligence platform, today announced an initial coin offering (ICO) with a hard cap of $15 million to further expand its technology and hedge fund-caliber trading tools for real-time news, data, and analysis on the crypto markets.
Denmark's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a new report on the applicability of blockchain to foreign aid.
[10 Bitcoin Apps That Everyone Should Have]Owning a smartphone, like owning bitcoin, is obligatory these days.
The paper that's meant to provide the rules for computers running ethereum's software is out of date, and agreeing an update may not be so easy.
[Despite Regulation, Russians Are Building Europes Largest Mining Farms]Undeterred by upcoming federal restrictions on Bitcoin, regional authorities in Moscow have announced intentions to attract European mining companies and investors.
Gibraltar will publish guidance explaining how to apply its new blockchain legislation to startups on Friday.
Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency is scaling new heights today, but the rally looks overbought, according to price chart analysis.
[After Segwit2x Failed Jeff Garzik Reveals United Bitcoin]A new bitcoin fork called United Bitcoin has been announced by a few prominent cryptocurrency luminaries that aims to improve the mechanics of the original bitcoin software.
Governments haven't typically been thought of as early blockchain adopters.
Soon after an all-time-high above $17,630 on the CoinDesk's price index, bitcoin prices are starting to look towards sub-$16,000 levels.
[Israeli Leader Says Bitcoin Is Rising as Banks Are Destined to Disappear]With the meteoric rise in the value of bitcoin this year and the media cacophony around it, its a surprise that not all world leaders have spoken about the subject yet.
A Greek court has given the green light for the U.S.
Japanese shipping firm Mitsui OSK Lines and partners including IBM are to undertake a blockchain trial aimed to streamline international trade flows.
The Indian Income Tax Department has visited bitcoin exchanges across the country seeking data on tax avoiding users.
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Retail giants Walmart and JD.com are among several companies backing a new blockchain effort in China focused on food safety and traceability.
Mesh networks could be finding new life among blockchain enthusiasts as the U.S.
Forking bitcoin was all the rage in 2017.