Digital Asset Holdings CEO Blythe Masters discussed the business potential of blockchain tech at an event hosted by PwC this week.
Royal Bank of Canada has revealed it is working on a new proof of concept for distributed ledger-based remittances.
21 Inc has announced that its Bitcoin Computer device is now shipping to European countries including the UK, France, Germany and Italy.
Finland-based bitcoin broker Prasos has acquired a local bitcoin exchange to add to its range of services.
A new European Parliament draft report on digital currencies calls for the creation of a task force specifically devoted to the technology.
Incumbent payment companies are becoming the latest firms to attempt to catch the blockchain bandwagon.
The head of Australia’s top securities watchdog said earlier this month that blockchain technology will have “profound implications”.
Paul Chou, CEO of LedgerX and the bitcoin advisor to the U.S. Commodities and Future Trading Commission (CFTC), says companies trying to use the blockchain without bitcoin are seriously misguided, and so far the concept is unproven, according to New York Business Journal. Chou says bitcoin and blockchain are inextricably linked and must remain as […]
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Visitors and patrons of Switzerland’s largest strip club have received blackmail letters from self-anointed ‘moralists’, demanding $2,000 in bitcoin (approx 4.72 BTC) or face ‘exposure’ with pictures of them visiting the strip club sent to their families. Bitcoin ransoms aren’t going away anytime soon. Patrons of a Swiss strip club near Zurich have been sent […]
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Gemini has adjusted its flat fee schedule to a dynamic, real-time, “maker-taker” schedule after collecting enough data to know how to encourage a stable, efficient and active marketplace, according to a blog on the Gemini website by Cameron Winklevoss, president and co-founder. To launch the program, every customer will get the most favorable fee and […]
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