Op-Ed: Bitcoin’s High Fees are Forcing Companies to Optimize Their Interactions with the Blockchain, And That’s a Good Thing

Op-Ed: Bitcoin’s High Fees are Forcing Companies to Optimize Their Interactions with the Blockchain, And That’s a Good Thing

There have been quite a few proposals to raise Bitcoin’s block size limit by way of a hard fork over the past three years, but none of them were able to gain consensus among the nodes on the network. The key selling point of such an increase to the blo…

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Protected: BreadWallet Rebrands to Bread, Plans to Raise $20 Million in ICO

Protected: BreadWallet Rebrands to Bread, Plans to Raise $20 Million in ICO

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Money Transfer App Abra Launches Bitcoin Multi-Sig Wallet

Money Transfer App Abra Launches Bitcoin Multi-Sig Wallet

Peer-to-peer money transfer app Abra has launched a new Bitcoin-based multi-signature wallet for holding, sending and exchanging between digital assets, starting with ether and 52 conventional currencies as the first supported assets types. The new wal…

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Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Colu, an Israeli startup offering localized digital currencies based on blockchain technology, is looking to raise US$50 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). Colu had already raised US$12 million in venture capital from Digital Currency Group, Sp…

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After Raising $100 Million, Status Reveals an NFC Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

After Raising $100 Million, Status Reveals an NFC Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

Status, an innovative project which introduced an Ethereum blockchain-based decentralized browser, with built-in chat and wallet functionality, has recently closed a $100 million funding round through the sale of its SNT tokens. Following the closure o…

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Lala World Raises US$2M Series A To Bring Blockchain To The Unbanked

Lala World Raises US$2M Series A To Bring Blockchain To The Unbanked

Lala World, a blockchain startup headquartered in Singapore, has raised US$2 million in a Series A funding round to bring cheaper and more efficient financial services to the unbanked. No details about the investors that participated in the round were …

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Modern Wi-Fi Networks are Vulnerable, Impact on Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Security

Modern Wi-Fi Networks are Vulnerable, Impact on Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Security

Earlier this week, Mathy Vanhoef of the Imec-DistriNet research group, discovered serious weaknesses and vulnerabilities in WPA2, a protocol which is used to secure all modern Wi-Fi networks. Vanhoef’s paper noted: “An attacker within range of a victim…

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Cryptocurrency Wallet Jaxx Announces Support for Cofound.it-Approved Tokens

Cryptocurrency Wallet Jaxx Announces Support for Cofound.it-Approved Tokens

Blockchain projects listed on Cofound.it will see their tokens automatically approved for integration into Jaxx, a multi cryptocurrency and digital token wallet. A new partnership formed between the two companies is intended to support and promote “the best and most innovative projects in the blockchain space” by improving their token’s liquidity. “This will mean the […]

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A Complete Guide to Bitcoin Cash: Supporting Exchanges, Wallets, Trading Advice

A Complete Guide to Bitcoin Cash: Supporting Exchanges, Wallets, Trading Advice

On August 1, Bitcoin Cash, a hard fork proposal initially developed as Bitcoin ABC by Bitmain was officially activated. Shortly thereafter, ViaBTC, a major Chinese mining pool mined the first Bitcoin Cash block. Because Bitcoin Cash is a hard forked alternative cryptocurrency (altcoin) of the bitcoin blockchain, every bitcoin holder is credited with Bitcoin Cash […]

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