Coinbase announced last week a new Bitcoin debit card that will allow U.S. users to pay with Bitcoin anywhere Visa is accepted.
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
What do you think of Bitcoin? My answer is usually the same: ”It’s intellectually interesting, but not really practical.”
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.
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.
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.