09Nov/19

How Bitcoin’s Lightning Can Be Used for Private Messaging

Bitcoin’s lightning network might have a use case beyond faster and more scalable payments. Last week Lightning Labs developer Joost Jager revealed an experimental, new proof of concept: Whatsat, a version ofRead More…

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31Oct/19

Longtime Bitcoin Advocate Launches Broker-Dealer for Crypto Firms

Longtime bitcoin advocate Bruce Fenton has created a new broker-dealer for digital asset firms and financial advisors called Watchdog Capital. The firm is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission andRead More…

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28Oct/19

From Banking Giants to Tech Darlings, China Reveals Over 500 Enterprise Blockchain Projects

The Takeaway: More than 500 blockchain projects have been registered with the Chinese government since March. The filings reveal some of the largest Chinese banks and tech companies working with the technology.Read More…

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19Oct/19

HTC’s Latest Blockchain Phone Can Run a Full Bitcoin Node

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer HTC has launched its latest blockchain phone, the Exodus 1s, which enables users to support the bitcoin network. Unveiling the device Saturday at the Lightning Conference in Berlin, theRead More…

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10Aug/19

In Big Block Hard Fork, Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Has Left Nodes Behind

In the wake of a recent network upgrade, a number of nodes have been separated from the bitcoin SV blockchain, a development that highlights why “hard forks” have long been the subjectRead More…

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26Jul/19

MIT Fellow Accuses Facebook of ‘Lifting’ His Ideas for Libra Cryptocurrency

Avid students of the literature on monetary innovation might feel deja vu when reading Facebook’s Libra white paper. Several aspects of the social network’s much-ballyhooed global cryptocurrency project uncannily resemble the visionRead More…

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