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.
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 .