A partnership between Euroclear and Paxos announced that the second pilot of their Euroclear Bankchain had been completed.
“Euroclear Bankchain” Blockchain Service Processes 100,000 Gold Settlements Gavin Andresen Slams Bitcoin Core in $12,000 Bug Loss Twitter Jibe
Gavin Andresen expressed his negative feelings about Bitcoin Core known after a miner with a node running Bitcoin Unlimited lost $12,000 through a bug. Roger Ver has hit back.
Global Fintech Masterminds to Attend London Fintech Week 2016
London Fintech Week is an 8-day event taking place in London on 15th-22nd July 2016.
Vinny Lingham: Bitcoin Needs to Get to $3,000 Level
South African internet entrepreneur and Bitcoin enthusiast Vinny Lingham talks about the Bitcoin scene in South Africa.
Chinese Bitcoin App BitKan Adds Over-the-Counter Trading Feature
The BitKan app, launched 2013, has added an OTC (over-the-counter) trading feature to its app that is already popular in China.
London May Become Independent City-State in Wake of Brexit
Cointelegraph investigates the economic impacts of Britain’s exit from the EU and the case for ‘Londependence’.
The Bitcoin Ransomware Fallacy: Why Blockchain Criminals Can Be Caught
The criminals responsible for Bitcoin-related crimes can very easily be held accountable provided police forces familiarise themselves with the cryptocurrency.
Cloud Storage Meets Blockchain: SiaCoin Takes on Amazon, Google & Microsoft
With nearly $8 million in market capitalization, the cryptocurrency attempting to take a slice out of the cloud storage industry largely dominated by huge firms like Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Dropbox, SiaCoin, has begun to break into the mainstream.
Human Rights Activism: Bitcoin's Greatest Use Case
The Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human rights conference held in Norway, talks cryptocurrency and the Blockchain at the event’s opening panel.
UK Companies Buy Up Bitcoins As Ransom Money While Canada University Pays Up
According to a cyber-security survey, 33% of UK companies are buying Bitcoin in anticipation of ransomware attacks. This comes after a Canadian university paid 20,000 Canadian dollars in Bitcoin for the encryption keys to their data this week.
Blockchain to Track Solar Power Production, Ethereum to Utilise The Data
Blockchain could be used to track solar power production across the globe, while Ethereum smart contracts could utilise the data.
PayPal Files Patent for Bitcoin Payment Device
PayPal applied for a US patent for a payment device able to process cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin.
Blockchain Is Gaining Momentum At Blockchain Conference in Amsterdam, June 9th
Blockchain Conference Amsterdam is a blockchain event taking place in Amsterdam on June 9th 2016, organised by Fintech Worldwide Ltd, who have run similar conferences all over the globe.
Who is Satoshi? - The Hal Finney-Dorian Nakamoto Connection
A connection between the late computer scientist, Hal Finney, and Dorian Nakamoto could hold the answer to the creator of Bitcoin’s identity.
Peerplays - First Startup To Get Support from $150 Million DAO Fund?
The online gaming and wagering platform, Peerplays, is the first startup to be vying for funding. DAO is to begin reviewing and voting on proposals this week.
Bitcoin Surpasses $ 9 Bln Market Capitalization, Its Price and Acceptance Surging
Bitcoin’s market capitalization has broken the $ 9 bln mark, testament to the rising acceptance of the cryptocurrency.
What If Facebook Became A Payment Service
Cointelegraph speaks to Canadian Bitcoiner Kyle Kemper about the Social Wallet, a nonprofit that hopes to digitize every aspect of services.
Online Marketplace in Need of Decentralized Arbitration, Or May Be Not
Where the online marketplace industry is going now? And does it need decentralisation at all?
“Syscoin is like eBay”: Interview with Developer of Decentralized Marketplace Cryptocurrency
How can you explain Syscoin to someone who has, for example, only ever used eBay, and is not familiar with cryptocurrencies?
The Crack of Thunder: Blockchain.com Announces Alpha Release of Lightning Network
Blockchain, the world’s leading provider of Blockchain tools and software, has announced that the first usable implementation of the Lightning network, Thunder, has been released as an alpha.
With Bitcoin Price Passing $500, What Could You Spend Your Bitcoin on?
Bitcoin is often called “the most disruptive technology on the planet”. Now with the steady comeback of Bitcoin, why not keep with the trend of disrupting the status quo, and spend your BTC on some more ‘disruptive technologies’?
Critical Stories on R3 Blockchain Consortium Removed, Craig Wright Fiasco May Be Related
Articles negative or critical of the R3 Blockchain Consortium have disappeared from a number of web sites. What could be behind their removal?
London-Based Company Issues a Card With All Bank Cards In One
A London company has come out with a card and a mobile app that allows customers to scan all their debit and credit cards and then use each one for separate purchases with the one card.
Ice Ice Bitcoin: Nordic Startup Event “Arctic15” Invites Tim Draper as Key Speaker
Taking place just before the start of Summer on June 2nd - 3rd in Helsinki, ArcticStartup, the media and events company behind the event, hopes to showcase the next stars of the Nordic startup scene.
Kill Monsters, Get Bitcoin: Minecraft Server Releases Version 2.0, Opens Up “Satoshi Town”
BitQuest, a Minecraft server that uses a Bitcoin denominated monetary system for in-game transactions, has entered version 2.0.
UK Banks’ Obsoleteness at Root of Small BTC/GBP Trading Volume
Why does the UK have such a small BTC/GBP trading volume ratio? Bank’s refusal to deal with Bitcoin companies is at the heart of the problem.
Explaining Bitcoin to the Masses: A Glass Box Analogy
Imagine an enormous 24/7 bank vault. The vault is filled with row upon row of unlabelled deposit boxes...
Mt. Gox Class-Action Lawsuit Dismissed by Canadian Court
A class-action lawsuit filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against the now infamous former Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, and its owner Mark Karpeles, is to be dismissed
Pre-Bitcoin Virtual Currencies: Murder, Terrorism, Child Pornography
Long before the existence of cryptocurrencies, the virtual currency industry was plagued by the use of funds for terrorism, child pornography, and other forms of criminality.
Erik Voorhees & Charlie Shrem Named in Panama Papers Leak
Erik Voorhees, CEO of ShapeShift.io, and Charlie Shrem, Founder of the Bitcoin Foundation, have been named in the Panama Papers Leak.