Examining the Bitcoin Address Graph

Examining the Bitcoin Address Graph

Bitcoin is by far the most popular unregulated, decentralized cryptocurrency. Since the genesis block was mined, the number of bitcoin users has been rising at a rather exponential rate. While… Read more »

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Swift Selects Hyperledger Tech For Cross-Border Blockchain Test

Swift Selects Hyperledger Tech For Cross-Border Blockchain Test

Swift has officially selected Hyperledger’s Fabric codebase for use in its most prominent blockchain project. Designed to simplify the nostro-vostro accounts banks held to facilitate international transactions, the trial includes participation from BNP… Read more »

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ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction

ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction

The latest in a long line of initial coin offerings, a sale held today for tokens that will power the ethereum prediction market Gnosis is emerging as a novel entry –… Read more »

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New Bitcoin Core Software Makes SegWit Optional for Miners

New Bitcoin Core Software Makes SegWit Optional for Miners

A new software update has been published by the Bitcoin Core open-source development community. Released on Saturday, version 0.14.1 largely builds on the group’s March 0.14.0 release, incorporating a series of… Read more »

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Weekly Round-Up and Cryptocurrency Markets Update

Weekly Round-Up and Cryptocurrency Markets Update

No consensus was reached last week towards Bitcoin scaling, in fact, the battle is getting protracted with each camp holding an entrenched status. Quite interestingly, Bitcoin price breached the $1200… Read more »

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South Korea Backs World’s First Blockchain Pilot for Insurance Payments in Seoul

South Korea Backs World’s First Blockchain Pilot for Insurance Payments in Seoul

Kyobo Life, a government-backed insurance operator, will trial the first-ever real-world implementation of blockchain technology for commercial insurance money payments in Seoul this year. If successful, the feature will significantly… Read more »

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Research: India’s Push toward Digital Currency to Spur Smartphone Sales

Research: India’s Push toward Digital Currency to Spur Smartphone Sales

A highly competitive telecom battleground that offers some of the cheapest mobile tariffs in the world and a marked move by the government away from paper cash to digital currency… Read more »

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Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Crash Due to Memory Leaks

Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Crash Due to Memory Leaks

Almost 600 Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) nodes came down crashing yesterday, falling from around 720 to 180. They have now slightly recovered to 458, with mining nodes apparently unaffected as BU’s… Read more »

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AsicBoost Increases Profits by 2,000% For Bitcoin Miners If Utilized Covertly: Antonopoulos

AsicBoost Increases Profits by 2,000% For Bitcoin Miners If Utilized Covertly: Antonopoulos

On April 5, Bitcoin Core developer Greg Maxwell introduced the possibility of inhibiting a covert attack on the Bitcoin proof of work (PoW) function using a method called AsicBoost. To… Read more »

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TorCoin Takes Anonymity To A New Level, Integrates With TOR

TorCoin Takes Anonymity To A New Level, Integrates With TOR

This is a sponsored story. TorCoin, a new cryptocurrency that is integrated with the TOR network, takes anonymity to a new level. The anonymous cryptocurrency, uses the X11 proof-of-work consensus… Read more »

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