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World’s first Bitcoin debit card launched by Coinbase

November 23rd, 2015 at 7:43 am » Comments Off

Coinbase announced last week a new Bitcoin debit card that will allow U.S. users to pay with Bitcoin anywhere Visa is accepted.



By 2030 Bitcoin will be the 6th largest reserve currency in the world

November 5th, 2015 at 7:00 pm » Comments Off

Bitcoin industry insiders suggest Bitcoin could be as widely used as the Swiss franc and the Australian dollar as they issue an optimistic prediction for the cryptocurrency. U.K.-based Magister Advisors, which advises the technology industry on mergers and acquisitions, interviewed thirty of the leading bitcoin companies from across the globe. It found a consensus view that […]



Blockchain: The technology behind Bitcoin could eliminate fraud and corruption in governments and industries

October 30th, 2015 at 2:00 pm » Comments Off

Many companies are starting to integrate blockchain technology into ledgers, using it to track diamonds and ensure fair land distribution. The projects are first steps toward making governments and industries more transparent and eliminating fraud and corruption.



Bank of America has filed patent application for cryptocurrency wire transfers

October 6th, 2015 at 3:30 pm » Comments Off

In March, Bank of America (BoA) filed a patent application titled “System and Method for Wire Transfers Using Cryptocurrency .” The application was published on September 17 by the U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office.



Next generation of Bitcoin innovators will get their inspiration from MIT

September 23rd, 2015 at 6:26 pm » Comments Off

There has been a lot of enthusiasm in recent years for how cryptocurrencies will create new platforms, markets, and economies. But what will the future of commerce and the world look like? A vital question, and one that really hasn’t been answered.



Blockchain tech could change auditing for good

July 16th, 2015 at 8:03 pm » Comments Off

Something unprecedented happened following the Enron Scandal in October of 2001.  Although for a short period, for the first time in its modern history the global audit industry lost its most precious asset: public trust.  



Silicon Valley and Wall Street converging for a new gold rush called Bitcoin

June 22nd, 2015 at 2:17 pm » Comments Off

 What do you think of Bitcoin?  My answer is usually the same:  ”It’s intellectually interesting, but not really practical.”  



Can Bitcoin be better than gold?

June 5th, 2015 at 7:22 pm » Comments Off

Bitcoin and gold are similar in many ways.  They are both rare, gold is rare in nature and Bitcoin rarity is coded into its protocol.  



Bitcoin Embassy opens in Houston

April 9th, 2015 at 1:45 pm » Comments Off

Cryptospaces, which is backed by bitcoin consulting company, FinalHash has opened the Houston Bitcoin Embassy is an incubator/ coworking space dedicated to tech startups. There are also plans to install a bitcoin ATM in the facility by the end of April.  



How Blockchain technology will change the world

April 6th, 2015 at 4:00 pm » Comments Off

Bitcoin has received almost all of the attention since its conception, recently the Blockchain — the distributed public database used to record Bitcoin transactions — has just begun entering the spotlight for enabling some important capabilities outside of Bitcoin.  



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