The United States Postal Service (USPS) released a report on Monday, outlining four different ways it could use a public blockchain to improve efficiency and save money.
Many people see Bitcoin as this amazing payment system that is faster, cheaper and easier then traditional payment methods like debit cards, credit cards and Paypal, and while this is certainly true, the Bitcoin Blockchain is much more than that
In 1999, the Chicago economist Milton Friedman predicted the rise of bitcoin as a currency.
From the team that brought you the award winning Kubby South Park Ad and the Harry Browne Battered Voter Syndrome television ad, comes a new way to move people away from government manipulated systems.
A panel at a recent cryptocurrency event hosted by the Cato Institute discussed the differences between public blockchains (such as Bitcoin) and the distributed ledger technology currently being researched by various Wall Street firms and consortiums
Half of the proceeds from an apparently errant bitcoin transaction, in which 291 BTC (then $136,000) was sent as a fee, has been given away by the recipient mining pool, Bitclub.
As Bitcoin blocks get closer to full capacity, some members of the community are claiming many of the transactions on the network are nothing more than spam.
The distributed ecommerce platform OpenBazaar (OB) soft-launched in April and has received $1 million in venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures. While the team admits "limitations" in the project's current state .
Mycelium provides one of the oldest, most popular, and feature-rich bitcoin wallets on offer. The company's latest estimate is close to 200,000 active wallet users, with over 157,570 installs from Google Play, and about 150,000 more from alternative
BITCOIN 2014 - Keynote - Dr. Patrick Byrne, Overstock CEO
An Australian man named Craig Wright is currently trying to prove to the world that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of bitcoin.
Jason Leibowitz is a former Wall Street professional who pivoted careers in 2014 to focus full-time on digital currency. In this paper, Leibowitz answers questions about how bitcoin was created, how it works and why it matters.
Balaji Srinivasan, co-founder and CEO of 21 Inc, announced the launch of the 21 software package at the Consensus 2016 blockchain conference, allowing anyone with a computer to receive bitcoin.
An Australian man named Craig Wright is currently trying to prove to the world that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of bitcoin. The consensus among experts is that the evidence Wright has provided so far is flatly unconvincing. But dis
When rumors surfaced early last month that Australian cryptographer Craig Wright would attempt to prove that he created Bitcoin, Gavin Andresen remained skeptical.
The Australian IT executive who late last year was engulfed by rumours that he invented Bitcoin has claimed he really is behind the digital currency.
Jeff interviews Doug Scribner, creator of the Bitcoin powered video streaming website WatchMyBit, topics include: WatchMyBit, pay per view online micro-payments, ad free video, paywalls and piracy, WatchMyBit's split engine micro-splits and charity
In a massive step towards Bitcoin going mainstream, Bitstamp has now become the first nationally licensed Bitcoin exchange -- approved to operate across 28 countries in the European Union.
BITCLUB NEWS Record Setting Block... By Mistake! The Bitclub mining pool got very very lucky today! We mined a block that was worth a total of 316.523 Bitcoin (about $147,000 USD)
Lawmakers and regulators in the United States could be doing a much better job attracting innovative fintech startups to the country, Coin Center Executive Director Jerry Brito said at a recent cryptocurrency-focused event hosted by the Cato Institut
Despite being the first company to offer Bitcoin trading in Poland, Bitbay has not stopped there and has announced the inclusion of Ethereum as a tradable asset.
FIFTEEN MONTHS AGO, hackers lifted more than $5 million from the bitcoin exchange operated by Bitstamp, a Slovenian company that aspired to push the digital currency across Western Europe.
Based on the information I have available to me, it appears that the MIT ChainAnchor Project is in part an attempt to get Bitcoin users.....
Doug Scribner (writer, producer, animator) gives an update on WatchByBit.Com, a video platform where creatives can be fairly paid while voluntarily sharing with others - Mikel Wassier (Executive Director of Arizona NORML) gives an update on cannabis/
A battle is underway about the limits of cryptography. On the one side are people who want to break into iPhones, tap into conversations and decrypt our backups.
The Panama Papers leak reveals global corruption and hypocrisy as the world's elite have been hiding their wealth to dodge taxes and escape scrutiny. However, the global central banking system is the real culprit.
Overstock.com CEO and chairman Patrick Byrne has taken an indefinite medical leave of absence from the company, a decision will be felt most among the worldwide community working to advance bitcoin and the bitcoin blockchain.
Four months have passed since the world learned the name of Craig Wright, a man who, as WIRED wrote in December, either created Bitcoin or very badly wants someone to believe he did.
Funding Bitcoin development seems to have always been problematic.
Up to this point, the main way to judge support for a change to Bitcoin's consensus rules has been miner voting. Miners are able to broadcast support for changes to the Bitcoin protocol via coinbase transactions, and these messages of support are t