Alpha Version of SportyFi Now Undergoing Internal Testing

Jeff Francis · November 21, 2017 · 5:15 pm <!– Excerpt SportyFi announces that an alpha version of the blockchain-based, sports ecosystem platform is now available for internal testing and that a public version will be out by the end of the year. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] It takes a lot of hard […]

Lightning Can Scale Bitcoin, But Are Costs a Barrier?

It’s possible bitcoin’s Lightning Network will fall short of its lofty ambition – at least, that’s what a group of researchers are arguing. Often trumpeted as the future of bitcoin, Lightning’s particular twist on payments channels has served as one of the foundational ideas for scaling all public blockchains. By proposing to push transactions off of […]

PR: Spectiv VR Video Streaming Platform Launch – Pre-ICO December 8th

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Today marks the alpha launch of the community-driven VR streaming […]

No Fork, No Fire: Segwit2x Nodes Stall Running Abandoned Bitcoin Code

The Segwit2x bitcoin fork may have been formally called off, but as many as 150 nodes still running its code have stopped accepting transaction blocks. Data from Bitnodes shows that 95 nodes are currently running 2x software and are stuck at block number 494,782. CoinDance, another network data site, says that 154 nodes are running […]

XRP Surges as AMEX Teams up with Ripple

XRP Ripple: XRP had a rollercoaster ride on Thursday on the news that American Express has teamed up with Ripple for cross-border payments. This partnership with Ripple will enable instant blockchain-based payments for U.S. corporate customers sending funds to U.K.-based businesses that bank with Santander U.K. XRP surged to the one-month high level of $0.2668 as the […]

How to Secure Your Cryptocurrency Wallet: 16 Simple Tips for Beginners

David Balaban · November 17, 2017 · 10:00 pm <!– Excerpt Literally millions of people have joined the world of cryptocurrencies recently. For example, Coinbase, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has added around 2 million new clients within two months. Blockchain.com, the major electronic wallet, found its client base increase by 1.8 million during […]

China’s Central Television Warns of the Risks of Cryptocurrency OTC Trade

Regulation Ever felt curious how Chinese trade cryptocurrency exchanges are closed? Last Saturday November 11, China’s Central Television (CCTV-13) aired a program about bitcoin over the counter trading in the country. Also Read: China Monitors Booming OTC Bitcoin Market After Shutting Down Exchanges OTC Bitcoin Commercials Clustering Wechat Groups The program reveals that advertisements about cryptocurrency […]

$100 Bitcoin? Japan Post Bank’s CIO Blasts ‘Bubble’ Value

Bitcoin’s price rally this year continues to attract skeptics. The latest to join the fray is Katsunori Sago, chief investment officer of Japan Post Bank, who said he believes the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is in bubble territory. Speaking to Reuters today, Sago argued that the true fair value for bitcoin is around $100, adding […]

Tokenbox Sets Mission to Build Legal Secure and Competitive Fund Management Community and Shield Investors from Shady Operators

Tokenbox, a comprehensive infrastructure solution designed to supply all the trading and compliance infrastructure needed to easily create new investment funds specializing in the fast-evolving cryptocurrency asset class, expects to raise the equivalent of $20 million at its Token Generation Event. The Tokenbox system was inspired by the experiences of Viktor Shpakovsky and Vladimir Smerkis, […]