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News The Latest Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Another round-up of the news surrounding the Bitcoin and blockchain technology space for July 8th, 2016. North Carolina Governor Signs Bitcoin-Friendly Law Today the North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a law that defines “virtual currency” and clarifies the need for a license when running Bitcoin and cryptocurrency related businesses. The new law updates the…

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What comes as a surprise to many in the Swedish startup scene might not come as a surprise to others in the Bitcoin industry. The Swedish Bitcoin mining company KnC Miner declared for bankruptcy this Friday evening. At its peak, KnC Miner employed 50 full-time personnel working in the Clear Sky data center in Boden…

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Today MultiBit announced that KeepKey LLC the creator of the intuitive Bitcoin hardware wallet will be buying the wallet client MultiBit. According to the statement posted on Multibits website the transfer of the product, code and website will take some time and will be finalized in the coming weeks. How will this affect the users?…

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Videos The Latest Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Videos

Prediction markets are fascinating financial instruments which have proven to be accurate at making predictions on things like the outcome of elections, geopolitical events and sporting events. But in our heavily regulated financial world, they are the subject of much controversy. In 2013 for instance, a well-known US prediction market, Intrade, was forced to shut…

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A LTB Live debate about the balance of consensus and immutability in Ethereum. The emergence of Ethereum Classic (ETC) creates a new paradigm for hard-fork currencies with two parallel systems (ETH and ETC). Can both survive? Should one dominate? Join the hosts Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy and Andreas M. Antonopoulos and guests Martin Köppelmann,…

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Tutorials The Latest Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Tutorials

Most people have some point in their life wanted to trade on the stock market or forging exchange, let’s face it, the graphs look cool and making profits from your own chair would be a great feeling. However there is more to trading that meets the eye, the hours are long and the setbacks can…

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What is this shiny blue crystal and what can it really do for us? The Lisk project does a few things differently when compared with other cryptocurrencies. So we decided outline the differences and gather a few resources that we think could benefit you as you dive deeper into Lisk and the world of sidechains….

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If you been around the cryptosphere for a while the word Ethereum come as no news. Ethereum is currently the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization after Bitcoin, and shows now sign of stopping its long-term upward trend. Due to the lack of information or technical know-how you might not yet have started the process…

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Articles The Latest Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Articles

If you are into cryptocurrency you probably have heard about Ethereum by now. Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. In many ways Ethereum is how the Internet was supposed to work. Free, open and uncensored….

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Two days ago the Bitcoin hardware wallet pioneer, SatoshiLabs decided to license their once fully open source firmware as shared source. The TREZOR firmware that used to be licensed as LGPLv3 suddenly got changed to Ms-RS in an impulsive move by the developer. Shortly after the license move the Bitcoin community reacted by reaching out…

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Cryptocurrency New Cryptocurrency

Ethereum Classic is the remaining blockchain of Ethereum (ETH) after the hard fork event in July 2016. Where a hacker found a loophole in the smart contract called TheDAO. TheDAO is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization that gathered up around 150 Million USD in Ether from investors. Due to a large amount of funds stolen the…

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Steem is a blockchain-based social media platform that challenges the very concept of social networks. In the current world of social media, giants like facebook and twitter rake in billions of dollars from your data, each year. Money created from user-generated content that goes straight to the shareholders of the big corporations. Steem has set…

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Gridcoin (GRC) is a decentralized, open source math-based digital asset (cryptocurrency). It performs transactions peer-to-peer cryptographically without the need for a central issuing authority. It is the first block chain protocol that delivered a working algorithm that equally rewards and cryptographically proves solving BOINC (Berkley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) hosted work, which can be…

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Wallets New Cryptocurrency Wallets

KeepKey is a hardware wallet that simplifies the process of securing your Bitcoins. With the hardware encrypted devices you can store your Bitcoins private keys outside of potentially infected computer systems. Every transaction made from your Bitcoin wallet must be reviewed and approved via KeepKey’s OLED display, thus greatly improve your over all wallet security….

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BIT.AC is a sophisticated multi-currency digital crypto wallet, formed by a group of Bitcoin enthusiasts with extensive IT security experience. The digital wallet is currently compatible with 14 different cryptocurrencies, and offers a built-in exchange to allow for seamless and instant conversion between formats. As the brainchild of a collection of devoted Bitcoin fanatics and…

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MyEtherWallet.com is a Ethereum web wallet developed by kvhnuke and tayvano. The wallet is currently in beta mode and the use of small amounts of Ether is advised. Security Measures & Application Behavior Control Over Your Money The MyEtherWallet.com wallet gives you full control over your Ether. This means no third party can freeze or…

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Exchanges New Cryptocurrency Exchanges

ShapeShift is a platform that allows for instant exchange of cryptocurrency to cryptocurrency. ShapeShift does not require you to attach identity to your transaction. When exchanging currency the only necessary piece of information is the two cryptocurrency addresses of the currencies you want to exchange. The exchange is done instantly according to the exchange rate…

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BitSquare is a decentralized bitcoin & cryptocurrency exchange that is based on a peer-to-peer infrastructure. The exchange allows for trading of cryptocurrency and fiat currency in a secure manner without forfeiture of personal data. Exchanges play a critical role in the bitcoin ecosystem. Without them, it would be nearly impossible to buy or sell bitcoins…

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Poloniex is a cryptocurrency exchange, founded in 2014 and based in Montana, United States. The service is very similar to other cryptocurrency exchanges like Bittrex & Cryptsy as it focuses on altcoins and only offers cryptocurrency exchange options. Currently Poloniex covers more than 170 trading pairs with Bitcoin (BTC) as a base and another 15…

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Dapps New Decentralized Applications

The DAO is a decentralized autonomous organization based on the Ethereum blockchain. The project was launched 30th of April 2016, with a 28-day DAO token crowd sale to fund the organization. The crowd sale set a new groundbreaking record as the most crowdfunded project in history with 12 million Ether, $150 million equivalent in USD…

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OpenBazaar is a decentralized marketplace application. A protocol as an e-commerce solution for sellers and buyers. The OpenBazaar dapp uses Bitcoin as it’s means of exchange to enable global transactions for goods and services. Visit OpenBazaar News Videos OpenBazaar News & Articles (view all) Latest OpenBazar Videos (view all)

BitNation is a decentralized governance platform that provides individuals with common government services ranging from identity (proof-of-existence), voting, business registration, insurance, and dispute resolution. BitNation is built on top of the Bitcoin and uses Bitcoin as the currency for paying for these services. An example where BitNation could be used is in land and ownership…

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