'Mistake' Corrected: Overstock Invests in Blockchain Startup Symbiont

'Mistake' Corrected: Overstock Invests in Blockchain Startup Symbiont

The blockchain branch of retail giant Overstock today announced it’s first investment in Symbiont, a startup aimed at streamlining the way financial instruments are traded. The investment by Overstock’s Medici… Read more »

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$30 Million: Ether Reported Stolen Due to Parity Wallet Breach

$30 Million: Ether Reported Stolen Due to Parity Wallet Breach

Smart contract coding company Parity has issued a security alert, warning of a vulnerability in version 1.5 or later of its wallet software. So far, 150,000 ethers, worth $30 million,… Read more »

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Texas Congressman: Cryptocurrenices Must Not Enable Terrorists

Texas Congressman: Cryptocurrenices Must Not Enable Terrorists

A Texas Congressman is calling for anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) regulations to be applied to cryptocurrency startups. According to a congressional record released online today, Roger Williams, a congressman from… Read more »

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Mystery Coinbase Customer Steps up in Fight to Quash IRS Tax Hunt

Mystery Coinbase Customer Steps up in Fight to Quash IRS Tax Hunt

Coinbase users aren’t backing down from an effort to shoot down an IRS subpoena seeking customer names and transaction data for an investigation on their potential tax liabilities. According to a new filing in the… Read more »

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Research Finds Design Flaws in Scaling Proposal Bitcoin Unlimited

Research Finds Design Flaws in Scaling Proposal Bitcoin Unlimited

A new research paper from international analyst group IMEC has found that changes to bitcoin proposed by a software implementation called Bitcoin Unlimited would “magnify the effectiveness” of attacks on… Read more »

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Bitcoin’s Brexit Moment Happening Now (Full Explanation)

Bitcoin’s Brexit Moment Happening Now (Full Explanation)

This article was posted on Wednesday, 10:54, UTC. Hi everyone, // — Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. Don’t have an account? Send Jonas Borchgrevink an email… Read more »

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Building a Blockchain Strategy? Deloitte's CTO Has Advice For You

Building a Blockchain Strategy? Deloitte's CTO Has Advice For You

As one of the earliest enterprise firms to specialize in blockchain, Deloitte has quickly become a fixture in industry news and at conferences. But just how important is the emerging technology to… Read more »

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I’ll eat my d**k on national TV if bitcoin doesn’t surpass $500k in 3yrs – John McAfee

I’ll eat my d**k on national TV if bitcoin doesn’t surpass $500k in 3yrs – John McAfee

Published time: 19 Jul, 2017 11:43 John McAfee, the outspoken and, at times controversial, founder of the antivirus software company which bears his name, is living up to his reputation… Read more »

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Bitcoin Exchange BTCC Pledges Support for SegWit2X, Plans Contingency for Hard Fork

Bitcoin Exchange BTCC Pledges Support for SegWit2X, Plans Contingency for Hard Fork

Major Chinese exchange BTCC has thrown its support for the New York Agreement (BTC1), also known as Segwit2X as miners and developers agree on a scaling solution and, in the… Read more »

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Shutterstock has weird stock videos showing a Bitcoin trader in his undies

Shutterstock has weird stock videos showing a Bitcoin trader in his undies

The standard rules of common sense no longer apply once you enter the infinitely absurd domain of stock photography – especially when your distributor of choice is Shutterstock. As spotted… Read more »

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