A hacker on Friday siphoned more than $50 million of digital money away from an experimental virtual currency project that had been billed as the most successful crowdfunding venture ever
The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and signaled it still planned to raise rates twice in 2016, though it said slower economic growth would crimp the pace of monetary policy tightening in future years. The central ban
Cybersecurity expert, libertarian presidential candidate, and founder of McAfee antivirus, John McAfee is taking over as CEO at publicly-traded MGT Capital Investments, Inc., (NYSE MKT: MGT).
When Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin white paper in 2008, little did Bitcoin's creator know that less than 10 years later, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen would be encouraging central banks around the world to take a closer look at the ben
Toronto-based Bitcoin consultancy and software development company Decentral has announced the integration of its Jaxx line of blockchain wallets with digital currency exchange platform ShapeShift.io.
has been growing steadily, both in popularity and in features...Since its launch on April 5th, the first truly decentralized marketplace, OpenBazaar, has been growing steadily, both in popularity and in features. Due to the peer-to-peer nature of th
Once again, on a Saturday night (US time), Sunday morning (China) a sudden burst of buying pressure in Bitcoin, driven by Chinese buyers, has spiked the virtual currency higher on dramatic volume.
When an asset rises by almost 30% in a few weeks, it tends to attract attention.
Early Pioneers of Bitcoin Erik Voorhees and Roger Ver in Liberty Entrepreneurs Podcast
With Turkey residents losing a convenient option for sending and receiving payments online, the country's online payment sector is gradually yielding to a free control market with the uptake in Bitcoin use.
Vitalik Buterin has set the next Ethereum's milestones for 2017 and 2018. According to his paper 'Opportunities and Challenges for Private and Consortium Blockchains', Ethereum 3.0 with 'unlimited' scalability will be released in late 2018.
San Diego based Airbitz Inc., a leading blockchain, and data security-company, recently announced a partnership with Augur, a decentralized Ethereum-based prediction market.
PayPal has been forced to cease operations in Turkey. The shutdown will go into effect on June 6. Turkey recently denied PayPal of a new license, which is required to operate within the country. According to TechCrunch, the reason for the denial was
At the heart of Bitcoin is a process known as mining, adding transaction records to Bitcoin's public ledger. The ledger is made up of blocks of transactions linked in a chain, forming the widely touted technological breakthrough, the Blockchain.
28-year-old Brian Farrell aka "DoctorClu", a senior admin and second-in-command on Silk Road 2.0, the copycat clone of the original underground darknet website Silk Road was sentenced to eight years in prison.
Recently I was asked to look at a crypto-currency by a very good friend and business partner. He knows that I had been doing Bitcoin for a while and wanted to get me involved with his "opportunity". The Opportunity is called OneCoin. On the surfa
Microsoft has announced they are launching an open framework on its Azure cloud platform in the coming weeks to allow developers to build their own identity systems. The company says the system would give back to individuals control of their identity
Russian media recently revealed plans to create a national cryptocurrency to be used alongside the ruble. The Federal Financial Monitoring Service's (Rosfinmonitoring), released the plan to TV stations and newspapers across the country.
Bitcoin Support Coming? PayPal Files Patent for Payment Device That Accepts Cryptocurrencies
It appears that China's bad fortune is good for Bitcoin, although Jack Liu notes that economic uncertainty is not just limited to China.
Micropayments have long been one of the most hotly-anticipated use cases for bitcoin, but similar tech may be coming soon to Ethereum, the decentralized blockchain network that has recently rejuvenated outside interest in the cryptocurrency space.
For ABN Amro's director of transaction banking, the company's strategy on blockchain tech can be best described with a restaurant analogy.
Global professional services firm Ernst & Young has announced it will auction off 24,518 BTC (worth $12.9m) originally confiscated by a user of defunct online dark market Silk Road.
Bitcoin prices broke through $500 on 28th May, building on the previous day's momentum to reach a level not seen since August of 2014.
More than 15 members of Congress met with representatives of the blockchain technology industry this week as part of a roundtable organized by advocacy group the Chamber of Digital Commerce.
Just over two weeks after Ethereum-powered The DAO sparked global headlines, San Francisco-based digital currency exchange operator Kraken has announced it will offer trading pairs for tokens representing voting rights in the decentralized autonomous
The world economy is in a fascinating period. It is an encouraging time for those hopeful about Bitcoin and other open blockchain-based systems, but many high-level decision-makers still must be persuaded of this technology's global impact.
Ever since last September, when we explained that as a result of China's crackdown on capital controls, the one clear winner (in addition to Vancouver real estate) would be bitcoin, the digital currency has more than doubled in dollar terms, rising f
The upper house of Japan's national legislature approved a bill on Wednesday to regulate domestic digital currency exchanges, a move that comes nearly two years after discussions about how to regulate the technology first began.
A new report from Goldman Sach's Investment Research projects arm has praised the bitcoin blockchain – the most prominent and largest blockchain around – for its public, open nature.