Over the past 72 hours, the Bitcoin protocol has been suffering from a malleability attack. The attack has been happening to quite a few users moving funds on the network.
An anonymous Dutch bank employee has revealed that major banks in the EU are applying new rules forcing banks
Russia’s Central Bank may soon allow and regulate transactions in Bitcoin, according to a leading Moscow newspaper.
MasterCard has announced a “P2P” debit card-based remittance system which it says customers will find “more appealing” than the Bitcoin protocol.
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BitSIM is a small, dual-chip overlay that is physically placed atop a phone's regular SIM card. Once there, the BitSIM turns that phone – even if it's a “dumb” phone – into a Bitcoin wallet.
The number of Bitcoin transactions surged to a new record high Tuesday, dwarfing previous peak activity including that seen during the Mt. Gox implosion in December 2013.
DarkSend releases InstantX payments update. Allows for sub five second confirmation of transactions of DarkCoin.
Using the latest cryptography, Blockstream has created Confidential Transactions de-signed to improve Bitcoin’s user security by keeping the amounts sent visible only to participants in the transaction
German government wants to control Bitcoin transactions in order to prevent terrorism financing
Swiss-based fintech company Monetas, made headlines in digital outlets a few weeks ago with their project of Tunisian e-dinar.
Thanks to some proposed tweaks, we could be seeing the Lightning Network a lot sooner than expected.
Peter Randall and Anthony Culligan have announced to launch blockchain startup SETL.
Core Developer Gavin Andresen announced a request to increase the Bitcoin block size next year, which could mean significant changes to the Bitcoin code.
NXT, the 2.0 blockchain platform, has released a bundle of new features in their latest 1.5.10 release
A new report by the University of Luxemburg has emerged, saying researchers have “proven” that Bitcoin transactions can be linked to specific IP addresses and user identities traced
Toronto’s industrial rock band 22HERTZ, created by Ralf Muller, is set to encode a copyright of the band’s new single into the Bitcoin blockchain.
Investigation of November’s Trade Reversal on a transaction on Gemini Bitcoin exchange systems.
A new service by Living Room of Satoshi allows Australians to send BTC funds direct to a bank account in a single transaction.
The first instant remittance service to the Philippines has launched, using Bitcoin to facilitate near-real time funds transfer to the country.
New cash-to-cash remittance company, Cashaa, ends its three months testing period and claims to have a success as it plans to fully go live.
OpenBazaar, a decentralised online marketplace, has announced the release of a new version of its project, Openbazaar 1.1.7 which will include changes in appearance of the platform, fixing of bugs, improved internationalization and other additions.
It is going to be a wild summer for the price of Bitcoin. The only certainty in the space will be change.
BitPay COO Sonny Singh talks about the main reasons for the summer heat in the Bitcoin market.
A recent Princeton University study finds that a cap on max block size is necessary in a situation where mining rewards are entirely made of transaction fees.
Will we invest in and transact with Ether differently than we do with Bitcoin, since the two currencies have different monetary policies?
In its quarterly, the IMF examines how Bitcoin and its blockchain technology may end up helping banks, despite being created to help avoid them.
Imagine an enormous 24/7 bank vault. The vault is filled with row upon row of unlabelled deposit boxes...
While Ethereum has turned into the leader of smart contract technology, Bitcoin wallet service, Blockchain released the alpha version of their lightning network.
As the volume of transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain keeps increasing, transaction delays have become more apparent. The problem relates to how transactions are processed on the blockchain. Are there any solutions offered by the Bitcoin community yet?
As the Bitcoin’s halving approaches, many are wondering whether it will double Bitcoin’s price to compensate for the halved supply, or will lead to a downward spiral.
Almost 20,000 Bitcoin transactions are currently paying more than 35 cents for a next block confirmation.
Can you send money across borders instantly at almost no cost? Robert Genito of Wall of Coins thinks peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchanges could revolutionize the cross-border remittance industry.
Seattle-based iPayYou has launched a new bitcoin wallet with multiple features, including the ability to cancel transactions. Would this prove to be a hit among users?
Bitcoin was originally thought to be fully anonymous and in its early days it probably was. However, as most moved from mining Bitcoin to buying, systemic entry points, or exchanges, sprang up.
Decentralized financial system, Stellar, invites the members of the Bitcoin community to claim their cryptocurrency, Lumens.
Ethereum developers have released a product that will provide better transparency of transactions and enable regular persons to create smart contracts.
Some people blame Bitcoin for its use in criminal situations. Are Bitcoin transactions traceable?
Dynamic fees, announced by Blockchain.info, ensure faster Bitcoin transactions.
Bitcoin’s crawling transactions lead to strength in the crypto world, but damage its standing in the eyes of regular businesses.
From 2013 to 2015 we saw a significant rise in merchant adoption of Bitcoin. In this short time period, Bitcoin moved from being a purely speculative instrument to having actual commercial use.
NXT is showing off a voting system that could in the near future be used to create a new breed of democratic charities and organizations. The coming 1.5 NRS update will launch the voting system on the NXT TestNet and will also come with two-phase transactions. Additionally, the legal incorporation of the NXT Foundation...
Tipping Tuesdays have increased awareness and recognition of Bitcoin since a Reddit user proposed starting them last month. Now the Bitcoin Giving Tuesday event has mobilized an even greater concentration of Bitcoin spending activity, breaking records and raising money for a number of charities.
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Recently Side Chains released a teaser about an innovative new technology called pegged sidechains that would allow public ledgers of various cryptocurrencies to transfer between multiple blockchains. The whitepaper describing this new technology has just been released by Side Chains.
Recent innovative ideas and projects, such as micropayment channels and the lightning network, are creating trustless channels between people so they can transact with each other without touching the blockchain.
Despite being a decentralized project, which presumably should result in faster and more efficient development, Bitcoin has been experiencing a decline in its development pace in 2015.
Leading global bitcoin payment processor BitPay has published a half year report on bitcoin which covers growth of merchants, transactions, volume, etc.
Bitcoin payments processor Bitnet has launched a new tool that allows merchants to mitigate the risk of accepting bitcoin payments without confirmations.
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