Central Bank of Finland: Bitcoin Can’t and Doesn’t Need to be Regulated

Central Bank of Finland: Bitcoin Can’t and Doesn’t Need to be Regulated

In a research discussion paper entitled “Monopoly without a monopolist: an economic analysis of the bitcoin payment system” the central bank of Finland solidified its stance towards bitcoin and its optimism in regard to the emergence of a truly decentralized financial system. The paper written by researchers, Gur Huberman, Jacob Leshno, Ciamac Moallemi delves deep […]

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Greg Maxwell on the Prospects of SegWit2x And Why Bitcoin Developers May Leave The Project If It Succeeds

Greg Maxwell on the Prospects of SegWit2x And Why Bitcoin Developers May Leave The Project If It Succeeds

At a recent SF Bitcoin Developers meetup, Bitcoin Core contributor and Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell provided a technical presentation on the upcoming 0.15 release of Bitcoin Core. During the Q&A portion of his talk, Blocktime co-host Michael Tidwell asked Maxwell for his thoughts on SegWit2x and specifically what he thinks would happen in a situation […]

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Bitcoin crash due to further China crackdown rumors

Bitcoin crash due to further China crackdown rumors

The price of bitcoin began to crash as much as $400 this Friday as a second wave of “news” came in from China. Latest firsthand reports detailed inside prove the rumors to be entirely untrue so far.

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“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

Malta is breaking ground in the Bitcoin and blockchain universe, hoping to attract startups and fintech companies from across the world

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“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

Malta is breaking ground in the Bitcoin and blockchain universe, hoping to attract startups and fintech companies from across the world

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Lessons for bitcoiners to deter crackdowns

Lessons for bitcoiners to deter crackdowns

How to keep crypto decentralized: A lesson from Sun Tzu, old video games and different events throughout history

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Banks are Starting to be Threatened by Bitcoin and Its Exponential Growth

Banks are Starting to be Threatened by Bitcoin and Its Exponential Growth

It’s widely accepted that Bitcoin’s technology boasts an array of advancements over traditional financial systems and it is believed by some, that if adoption were to increase, then Bitcoin and other P2P protocols could one day render many parts of banking and finance unnecessary as they can transact without the need for mediators. Initially, banks […]

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Moscow’s crypto-conundrum

Moscow’s crypto-conundrum

Moscow looks undecided in how it will regulate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, leaving markets and users to face a major conundrum.

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Could blockchain initiate a food industry revolution?

Could blockchain initiate a food industry revolution?

Big food companies cannot afford to micromanage their suppliers, they simply have too many of them. Traditionally, companies would take months to track down the source of a food contamination. However, in the digital age it takes mere minutes for the Twitter tempest to reach critical mass. This is where blockchain can potentially step in and save the day.

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Business Icons Launch £250 Million Bitcoin-Priced Dubai Property Venture

Business Icons Launch £250 Million Bitcoin-Priced Dubai Property Venture

This week will see the launch of a new and innovative project as The Knox group of companies launch their Bitcoin priced property venture. In a first for the industry, property will be available to buy directly from a developer using bitcoin. The £250 million venture is the first between entrepreneur and Conservative peer Baroness […]

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