|February 19th, 2017||Bitcoin Hash Functions Explained - CoinDesk|
Anyone with an interest in bitcoin will have heard the phrase 'cryptographic hash function' at some time or other. But what exactly does it mean, and how is it connected to cryptocurrency? Hash functions are an essential part of, not only of the ...
|February 19th, 2017||Vietnamese Bitcoin P2P Platform Remitano Targets Global Expansion - CryptoCoinsNews|
Remitano, a Vietnam-based P2P platform for trading bitcoin, has expanded its services across the English-speaking world. The company is targeting bitcoin exchangers, investors and users of remittance services, beginning with Asian countries, including ...
|February 19th, 2017||Why Krugman's “Bitcoin is Antisocial and Impractical” Argument is Flawed - CoinTelegraph|
Over the past few years, Paul Krugman, “economist” and University of New York professor, continuously criticized Bitcoin and its decentralized nature, describing it as an anti-social network because it does not depend on a state-owned or controlled ...
|February 18th, 2017||Bitspark vs. Hong Kong|
Hong Kong’s bustling population of 7 million only has about 350,000 migrant workers, but on Sundays, it feels like every single one of them has managed to cram into the same 12 square kilometers of the Central district. Their mission is always the same, send money back home to the Philippines or Indonesia in the most affordable and secure way possible.
|February 18th, 2017||How Strong Is the Bull Case for Bitcoin? -- The Motley Fool - Motley Fool|
The team assesses the cryptocurrency after a yearlong run-up and digs into the latest news from the fast food industry.and more »
|February 18th, 2017||Bitcoin Fork Soon? Bitcoin Unlimited Surges Past SegWit, Core ... - CoinTelegraph|
Bitcoin Unlimited blocks mined have reached a new high, passing SegWit and indicating that a hard fork may be just around the corner.
|February 17th, 2017||China's Bitcoin Drama Isn't A Financial Meltdown - Forbes|
China, currently the world's largest Bitcoin trader, has caused some complications for the cryptocurrency since the beginning of the year. The amount of Bitcoin traded in the country has plummeted from 10 million a day to 30,000-90,000 due to 'abnormal ...
|February 17th, 2017||Bitcoin Price Analysis - PBoC effect diminishing|
Repeated People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announcements and meetings with Chinese exchanges has been a large bearish driving force over the past month.
|February 17th, 2017||European Commission 'actively monitoring' Blockchain developments|
The Vice-President of the European Commission, Andrus Ansip, recently provided details on initiatives, projects and partnerships to foster decentralised innovation ecosystems in Europe. “The Commission is actively monitoring Blockchain and DLT developments,” he said.
|February 16th, 2017||No app is an island|
Smartphones have quickly become an integral part of everyday life, for communication to remotely managing our finances and consuming online media. Statista estimates that more than two billion people, a quarter of the world’s population, are smartphone users, and predicts that number will rise to 2.8b by 2020.
|February 16th, 2017||The devil is in the detail: SEC regulation of blockchain technology|
Blockchain technology has captured the imagination of the financial services industry. Unfortunately, the adoption of the technology is impaired by a lack of clarity from regulators, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), on how the technology will be regulated. Many firms in the financial services industry believe blockchain technology can be adapted for use in traditional financial services transactions in a way that can reshape the model of executing trades. But the success of blockchain technology will be impacted in large part by how the SEC elects to regulate platforms that use the technology. The devil will be in the details.
|February 16th, 2017||Accenture and Thales combine blockchain technology and hardware security modules|
Global professional services firm Accenture PLC and Thales e-security recently announced the launch of a patent-pending security system for enterprise use that, “creates a simple path to large-scale commercial use of blockchain technology,” according to Accenture.