Stanford University is officially hosting and sponsoring the event “Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering 2017”. Its main objective will be to explore and understand systemic risk in distributed networks.
The global bitcoin payment service provider has launched a new solution to help users deal with overpaid or underpaid invoices – the struggle that lasted over the past two years.
The central securities depositories of both countries have reached a preliminary agreement on joint development of a proxy voting system based on the distributed ledger technology.
The 2-day event in Shanghai was a massive success as the world’s leading banks, technology corporations and financial institutions expressed their positive attitude towards the technology.
Computer scientist and bitcoin developer Gavin Andresen believes that the Ethereum network will challenge and eventually replace bitcoin as its scaling capability and blockchain size exceeds those of bitcoin.
App coins and Initial Coin Offerings have become a rising trend in the cryptocurrency market. However, Counterparty Foundation’s Community Director Chris DeRose equals them to Ponzi schemes.
The China-based multinational automotive giant has announced their plans to partner with IBM and Microsoft. The aim is to develop blockchain solutions for the upcoming Wanxiang smart cities initiative.
MWR InfoSecurity released an advisory on a vulnerability admittedly found in Monero wallets. The coin devs have replied with a harsh statement on the discovery criticising it as “a largely useless observation.”
The popular blockchain social network Steemit has officially announced its first public gathering to take place 11-13 November in the Dutch capital. A newly-launched fest website gives a glimpse at the event.
Unlike YouTube, Vimeo and other popular video streaming services, the Boost VC-funded startup uses a bitcoin micropayment channel to enable viewers of digital content to incentivise the creators directly.
US District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan officially defined bitcoin as money since it can be utilised to settle and process transactions freely like other existing payment tools.
Decentralised smart contract-based lottery platform to start an ICO 1 October. The organisers promise complete transparency and fraud-free gaming due to the blockchain technology.
Main crypto markets have suspended ether trading, funding, withdrawals and deposits following a serious security issue with geth nodes. The fault has crashed mining rigs and plunged the network’s hashrate.
The head of the popular crypto wallet and trading service Brian Armstrong has stated on Reddit that after ETH, more altcoins may be added to the platform.
Is SegWit dangerous? A part of the bitcoin community has been brawling in the recent days about possible drawbacks of the most-awaited upgrade to the Bitcoin Core.
Kenneth Rogoff, a former International Monetary Fund chief economist and Harvard professor, discusses the purpose of cash and its negative impact on the economy.