Twitch, an Amazon-owned live streaming video platform which integrated Bitcoin back in August 2014, has began to offer Bitcoin as a payment option again using the Coinbase payment processing gateway since August 21, 2016.
Some believe that the global economic climate is getting worse by the day, with the collapse of Cyprus, Greece (Grexit), Argentina, Venezuela, Zimbabwe in our rearview mirror. The potential implosion of Italy, Spain, and others looking to vacate the
You would think that the centralized banking powers, with the practical legal rights to literally print money for themselves, would have the wherewithal to be at the cutting edge of all forms of technology. Yet, wire transfers still take days to comp
The next version of Bitcoin Core, one of the most popular bitcoin wallets in existence, might be replaced with a malicious version courtesy of government-backed hackers, a warning on Bitcoin.org, the site that hosts downloads for Core, states.
An undisclosed group of hackers operating under the alias of "The Shadow Brokers," has hacked another hacking group known as "Equation Group," which many security experts and firms believe is connected to the NSA.
A mysterious hacker or hackers going by the name "The Shadow Brokers" claims to have hacked a group linked to the NSA and dumped a bunch of its hacking tools. In a bizarre twist, the hackers are also asking for 1 million bitcoin (around $568 mill
The many uses and proposed uses for blockchain technology include smart contracts, decentralized payment systems, insurance claims, supply chain management, health records management, land title registration, energy grid management and now protection
On July 25, Miami-Dade Florida circuit judge Teresa Pooler dismissed money-laundering charges against Michell Espinoza, a local bitcoin seller. The decision is a welcome pause on the road to financial serfdom.
Dr. Bryan Gmyrek https://steemit.com/@nonlinearone will introduce STEEM and SteemIt.com,at Classic Crust Pizza The concept of a blockchain based social network has been discussed for years. It's happening now on SteemIt.com and the STEEM blockchai
On a long enough timeline the value of all fiat drops to zero. Joining us today for a quick tour of the history of monetary devaluation and how it can be avoided is Ken Shishido of the Tokyo Bitcoin Meetup Group.
Last week's sharp, 30% plunge in the price of bitcoin (and its latest competitor, ether), after news hit that 119,756 bitcoins, or about $70 million, had been stolen from the Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange Bitfinex...
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Bitcoin's block reward halved for the second time last week, from 25 to 12.5 bitcoins. The event, commonly referred to as "the halving" (or sometimes: "the halvening"), was a key moment in Bitcoin's history. Such halvings are scheduled to occ
The Government is Ransomware for your Brain One of the unfortunate developments in the digital age is the manifestation of a new type of computer virus know as Ransomware. The Ransomware is sent to the target computer and when this virus infects t
A delegation of American executives flew to Beijing in April for a secret meeting just blocks from Tiananmen Square.
By Jerry Mooney - Is it a problem that Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and therefore makes all participants unknowable? On one hand, it creates a sophisticated solution to the rise of cybercrime worldwide. However, it's opaque process also makes it aRead Letter
Currency behind social media website Steemit, in which users are rewarded or paid based number of 'thumbs up', has rocketed to more than $150m in value
I have been involved time as a crypto-currency trader for the since February, 2013. After my buddy |"Big Kahuna" Brad gave a talk to me and about 20 of my friends at a meeting, I was immediately very interested. It only took me a short while to a
Jim Rubens (U.S. Senate Candidate, New Hampshire) comes on the show to talk about his candidacy - Paul Puey (Co-Founder of AirBitz) comes on the show to provide an update of the AirBitz Bitcoin Wallet
The network saw its mining reward--the amount of bitcoin miners receive for confirming transaction--get cut in half earlier today (July 9), around 12:48 EST. The event occurs after every 210,000 blocks are mined, or confirmed, by the system.
Bitcoin Halving 2016 T minus 8 hours and counting! Morpheus Titania Its 2016/7/9 1:54 am Arizona Time, its about 8 hours 6 minutes and 55seconds to the Bitcoin Halving. In just a few hours the Bitcoin mining reward is going to be reduced from 2
Bitcoin Halving T minus 3 and counting Well hello out there in Bitcoin land. I am writing another article about the Bitcoin halving as the last one worked out very well. I sold some Bitcoins as a result of it. In life, it's all about the results.
I have been around the Bitcoin scene for over 3 years now, preaching to my customers and anyone else that would hear me that Bitcoin is going to change the world. I have literally done thousands of successful trades. When I let people know I am a ful
The blocksize debate has been brought to the forefront once more as a number of Bitcoin developers, including Gregory Maxwell, CTO of Blockstream and Mark Friedenbach, Core Tech Engineer at Blockstream, came out against the Hong Kong Consensus, argua
The Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC) has appointed Mark Wetjen, head of global public policy at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), to its board of advisors. The DTCC, the world's top post-trade market infrastructure for internatio
Gambling online is risky business is numerous countries, in particularly in the US, where it's outlawed. This means many people looking to gamble with bitcoin might prefer the privacy offered by the digital currency over traditional currencies.
The top five blockchain crowdsales bore out of the Bitcoin 2.0 movement have raised more than a quarter-of-a-billion dollars in "initial coin offerings," "token sales" and the like.
I'm not sure how much of the Bitcoin community I reach, but I think this is an important moment for us, and I want to get this out. Please pass it along if you see it as useful. Thanks.
Martin Tillier, a financial advisor who writes for Nasdaq, says the recent DAO hack shows there is a vulnerability in Ethereum and that while some might have thought it would reflect negatively on bitcoin, bitcoin's price activity demonstrates the