NPREpisode 708: Bitcoin DividedNPRBitcoin was supposed to be the currency of the future: secure, fast, independent of any government. But if there's one feature a currency needs, it's to let you pay for things. And, recently, that's been a problem for Bitcoin. The idea was always that ...and more » ... lees verder
Bitcoin MagazineHow Governments Subsidize Bitcoin's Usefulness and the Bitcoin PriceBitcoin MagazineBitcoin Core contributor, Peter Todd, was recently interviewed on Bitcoin Uncensored by co-hosts Chris DeRose and Joshua Unseth. Ethereum, The DAO, private blockchains and many other topics were discussed but DeRose turned the conversation toward ... ... lees verder
Former US Secret Service agent suspected in additional Bitcoin theftsReutersIn the larger of those cases, he is thought to have been behind the theft of about $700,000 worth of Bitcoin from a Secret Service account three months after the agency was urged to block his access, the documents say. Former agent Shaun Bridges ...and more » ... lees verder
CoinDeskAs Block Size Debate Flares, Bitcoin Scaling Solution Enters Next PhaseCoinDeskAs attacks against the group intensify, the volunteer community that develops the code for bitcoin's open-source software has entered a new phase of testing for Segregated Witness, its proposed scaling solution. The merge, which took place last weekend ...Bitcoin Miners to Hardfork According to Circulating RumorsCryptoCoinsNewsall 2 news articles » ... lees verder
CoinTelegraphIf EU Collapses, May Bitcoin Become Europe's Common Currency?CoinTelegraph“What's happening to gold rates in these Brexit days, stock markets disrupted and gold rises, the same happens to Bitcoin. So in the public imagination, Bitcoin is considered as gold, a good where we find refuge when markets fall down. This is only a ... ... lees verder
NasdaqDoes BIP 75 Really Threaten Bitcoin's Fungibility?NasdaqThe community, especially on Reddit, is concerned that the option to identify oneself to the sender or receiver of a payment may lead down the road toward know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) restrictions on the Bitcoin protocol.and more » ... lees verder
Wall Street Journal (blog)Citi: Bitcoin is an Opportunity for Banks, Not a ThreatCoinDeskA new research report by Citi Research asserts that bitcoin and other digital currencies should not be viewed as a disruptive threat to banks, credit card networks or traditional remittance providers, but rather as a potential complement to existing ...Bitcoin Still Not Ready for Prime Time, Citi SaysWall Street Journal (blog)Bitcoin May Open Markets, Won't Hurt Incumbents: Citi ReportAmerican BankerCiti Doesn't See Bitcoin Disrupting Trusted Names Like Visa, MastercardBenzingaall 4 news articles& ... lees verder
New York TimesHow China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin's Civil WarNew York TimesYet Bitcoin, which is both a new kind of digital money and an unusual financial network, is having something of an identity crisis. Like so many technologies before it, the virtual currency is coming up against the inevitable push and pull between ...Chinese Yuan Devaluation Fails to Fuel Bitcoin Price RallyCoinDesk3 Reasons Why Every Portfolio Should Have BitcoinHuffington PostLegal status on the horizon for bitcoin in ChinaCalvinAyre.comSiliconANGLE (blog) -Bitcoin Magazine -The Merkleall 9 news arti ... lees verder