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New Transactions’ Capabilities Via Pieces of Bitcoin Script Programs Called “Covenants”

New Transactions’ Capabilities Via Pieces of Bitcoin Script Programs Called “Covenants”

To spend bitcoins, the owner of the coins has to present an input that satisfies a predicate which matches the funds he/she is attempting to spend. This predicate is coded… Read more »

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Bitcoin Price Watch; Finally A Bias!

Bitcoin Price Watch; Finally A Bias!

Well, we wanted movement, and we’re getting some! The bitcoin price has leapt out of its relatively dormant state, and we’re finally looking likely to hit one of our key… Read more »

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Who paid the American-Israeli bomb hoaxer? Jewish teen had Bitcoin account worth millions

Who paid the American-Israeli bomb hoaxer? Jewish teen had Bitcoin account worth millions

Israeli police say that the Israeli-American teenager suspected of making hundreds of bomb threats against Jewish community centres (JCCs) in the US has a Bitcoin account worth millions of shekels…. Read more »

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Australia’s Law to End Double Taxation of Bitcoin Stalled

Australia’s Law to End Double Taxation of Bitcoin Stalled

Last year, Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison promised to swiftly act on changing the goods and services tax (GST) law, in order to end the double taxation of bitcoin and other… Read more »

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260,000 Japanese Stores To Start Accepting Bitcoin As Payment

260,000 Japanese Stores To Start Accepting Bitcoin As Payment

Shibuya Street in Tokyo, Japan Friday, April 7, 2017 7:53 AM UTC Following Japan’s recent announcement that Bitcoin will now be a legal form of payment in the country, two… Read more »

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Bitcoin developer claims some users are abusing the system

Bitcoin developer claims some users are abusing the system

Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell has alleged that some miners are abusing a weakness in the virtual currency’s proof-of-work algorithm that allows them to mine bitcoin 20%… Read more »

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Run Reaches $1,200

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Run Reaches $1,200

The bullish bitcoin price trend continues in a strong start to April as price breaches $1,200 on the Bitstamp Price Index (BPI) in the late hours of Thursday (UTC). In… Read more »

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Bitcoin price will reach £3,000 this year

Bitcoin price will reach £3,000 this year

“What leads you to believe that Bitcoin will top £3K in 2017?” The answer does not lie in an analysis of macro-economic or monetary theory but in a more interesting… Read more »

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Taking Bitcoin to the stockmarket won’t do much for its risky image

Taking Bitcoin to the stockmarket won’t do much for its risky image

Since its inception in 2008 digital currency Bitcoin has attracted critics who argue it’s inherently risky. The latest push to create an exchange traded fund (ETF) in order to make… Read more »

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Bitcoin Hardware Maker Avalon Calls for Mining Sector Modifications

Bitcoin Hardware Maker Avalon Calls for Mining Sector Modifications

Bitcoin Hardware Maker Avalon Calls for Mining Industry Modifications In the wake of allegations that bitcoin hardware makers could be engaging in unfair practices, 1 of the industry’s largest mining… Read more »

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