Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium Reveals Hybrid 'Sawtooth Ethereum' Tech

Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium Reveals Hybrid 'Sawtooth Ethereum' Tech

Ethereum developers could soon have another way to build enterprise-grade implementations of the open-source technology. Revealed today on Hyperledger’s website, a proof-of-concept called Sawtooth Ethereum, or “Seth” for short, has been… Read more »

The IBM Bitcoin Puzzle

The IBM Bitcoin Puzzle

There are exactly zero mentions of the word “bitcoin” in the IBM (IBM) 2016 Annual Report and yet I firmly believe that IBM benefits tremendously from bitcoin. As far as… Read more »

IBM wants to use the technology that underlies bitcoin to help prevent major foodborne outbreaks like salmonella

IBM wants to use the technology that underlies bitcoin to help prevent major foodborne outbreaks like salmonella

IBM is working with large food suppliers like Walmart, Dole, and Nestlé to incorporate blockchain technology, which underlies bitcoin, into the global food supply chain. Blockchain technology can quickly track a… Read more »

Op Ed: A Cryptographic Design Perspective of Blockchains: From Bitcoin to Ouroboros

Op Ed: A Cryptographic Design Perspective of Blockchains: From Bitcoin to Ouroboros

How does one design a blockchain protocol? Back in 2013, while in Athens, I set out to design a non-proof-of-work-based blockchain protocol motivated by the debt crisis in Greece, looming… Read more »

Ripple's XRP Price Climbs 40% on Surge in Korean Trading

Ripple's XRP Price Climbs 40% on Surge in Korean Trading

The price of XRP is up more than 40 percent in the past 24 hours, a move that comes amid a period of heightened volume in global cryptocurrency markets. Data… Read more »

Congressional Group Pushes for Blockchain Security Standards

Congressional Group Pushes for Blockchain Security Standards

A Congressional group focused on blockchain is working to advance security standards for applications of the tech. In a new podcast launched in the past week by Rep. Pat Tiberi,… Read more »

Mark Cuban is backing a new cryptocurrency fund months after calling bitcoin a 'bubble'

Mark Cuban is backing a new cryptocurrency fund months after calling bitcoin a 'bubble'

Mark Cuban speaking at the 2015 Wall Street Journal Digital Live conference. Mike Blake/Reuters Mark Cuban is singing a different tune when it comes to cryptocurrencies. The tech billionaire and… Read more »

New law to jail cowboy bitcoin exchange operators

New law to jail cowboy bitcoin exchange operators

Operators of unregistered digital currency exchanges could be jailed under proposed new laws. Bitcoin is the largest digital currency worldwide. Operators of exchanges for digital currencies like bitcoin face jail… Read more »

Bitcoin Price Dives to $3,675 as Fork Concerns Reemerge

Bitcoin Price Dives to $3,675 as Fork Concerns Reemerge

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Since rising to an all-time high of $4,492 on August 17, the bitcoin price has entered a… Read more »

The IRS Has Been Using Bitcoin Tracking Software Since 2015

The IRS Has Been Using Bitcoin Tracking Software Since 2015

The Internal Revenue Service is using bitcoin transaction tracing tools developed by startup Chainalysis, according to a new report. Documents obtained by Washington publication The Daily Beast show that the tax… Read more »

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