I'm what people call a "contrarian" investor. I tend to buy assets that are out of favor with the chattering classes and the talking heads on television.
Ian Freeman, Program Director LRN.FM, talks about the new LRN.FM app for Android/iPhone - Matt Heineman (Director: Cartel Land) on the Mexican Drug Cartels - Devon Read and Ryan Taylor of Blocktech talk about the Decentralized Library of Alexandria
Wallace Young, the director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, has published an article suggesting community banks should be cautious about Bitcoin firms and consumers.
According to a spokesperson, the Gemini exchange will be open to the general public as well as institutional investors once a Certificate of Authorization is issued by the NYDFS. Evan Greebel of Kaye Scholer is advising on this launch.
Anthony R. Murgio and Yuri Lebedev of West Palm Beach Florida were arrested today for running an unlicensed bitcoin exchange with the goal of helping individuals launder money.
On July 28, 2015, in New York City, American Banker is hosting a conference devoted exclusively to exploring the implications of the digital currencies and blockchain revolution for the banking sector.
BitMesh is a platform that allows users to share their bandwidth or Internet connections with others in exchange for bitcoin. Without the involvement of third-party escrow or contracts, users can achieve a mutual negotiation for the pricing and share
Today, New York-based bitcoin exchange itBit announced that it had launched its Global OTC Agency Trading Desk.
The Bank of Canada has confirmed that, after two quarters of negative growth, the Canadian economy is technically in a recession although the bank would prefer to call it a "mild contraction." The dollar is at a six-year low, mainly due to the fa
Since last year, the number of bitcoin merchants in Argentina has doubled, according to the Financial Times. This growth comes primarily from small businesses, which are showing the highest bitcoin growth and adoption rate in all of Latin America.
Hybrid smartwatch manufacturer, Kairos, has partnered with global Bitcoin payment processor BitPay to accept bitcoin for their smartwatches and wearable devices. The dual US-South Korean company have come a long since launching their idea earlier
I understood conceptually why it was good joke from the beginning, but I didn't realize how far we could push the metaphor until people started playing. For example, some people won. That certainly happens in a democracy.
Every year at Porcfest we seem to grow. This year we actually spilled over into a second vending site.
Ken Moore, head of Citi Innovation Labs told IBTimes UK during a technology briefing that the bank has been looking at distributed ledger technology for "the last few years" and has amassed a skilled team.
Having recently reached its seed-round fundraising goal of $1 million on Bnk to the Future with Factom Inc., their sister entity the Factom Foundation has now launched a Release Candidate One (RC1), a critical step for launching the Factom network.
The premise behind tech start-up Blocktech's Alexandria project is pretty simple: the Library of Alexandria wouldn't have been destroyed had there been a back-up unless the back-ups had been destroyed too.
Bitcoin and blockchain focused company Coinsilium is planning to list its shares on London's junior stock market AIM later this summer, making it the first bitcoin company to IPO in Britain and one of just a handful in the world.
Earlier in June, billion-dollar security company LifeLock filed a lawsuit against Xapo that might jeopardize the ownership of Xapo's bitcoin wallet technology.
Eric Brakey, state Senator from District 20 in Maine, on getting concealed carry without a permit - Scott Horton (Host of Scott Horton Show) on raffle to Costa Rica - Tone Vays (trader, risk analyst, blogger) provides an update from the Inside of Bit
European leaders announced Monday morning that they had reached a deal meant to resolve Greece's debt crisis, The New York Times reports. The new bailout for Greece would involve both "serious reforms" and "financial support," said Donald T
This week leading bitcoin companies including BitGo, Bitnet, Blockstream, Chain.com, Gem, Mirror, Xapo and Blockstream have sent a letter to the California Senate as a response to the recent approval of AB 1326, New York's BitLicense-like document