|September 30th, 2016||Code Valley starts the industrial revolution of coding today, with the help of bitcoin|
Noel Lovisa has been thinking about the industrial revolution, and how programming might go through a similar transformation. The Founder of Code Valley has been working on the idea since 1994. Mass production is the key to industrialisation, Lovisa posits in the Code Valley whitepaper, and mass production is built upon the principles of standardisation, interchangeability and reductionism.
|September 30th, 2016||Bitcoin Price Analysis — Here Comes The Breakout|
The technical setups posted below use simple trend detection, support and resistance, channels, pattern and candlestick analysis. We aim for high-probability trade setups on BTCUSD and use very few indicators. All charts use BNC’s Bitcoin Liquid Index for maximum accuracy.
|September 30th, 2016||Bitcoin Fintech Unocoin Sets $1.5M VC Indian Investment Record - Forbes|
Bangalore-based Bitcoin start-up Unocoin has raised $1.5 million (m) in a Pre 'Series-A' investment round, a record high for any digital currency venture in Indian history. But while the founder's vision is to “scale Bitcoin” to the masses and address ...
|September 30th, 2016||Why Bitcoin Mining Pools Aren't Incentivized to Broadcast Blocks Quickly - Bitcoin Magazine|
It is generally accepted that latency in block propagation is one of the bottlenecks for Bitcoin scaling. This is why many of Bitcoin's most active developers and researchers have presented a series of solutions to compress blocks and speed up ...
|September 30th, 2016||Bitcoin Unlimited Announces Research Grant Program - CoinDesk|
The statements reflect criticisms of Bitcoin Core, the protocol's dominant development team, who have pushed to implement top-level networks that extend bitcoin's functionality without altering its current blockchain rules. Bitcoin Unlimited, by ...
|September 30th, 2016||Would a Deutsche Bank Collapse Impact Bitcoin Prices? - CoinDesk|
"The capital markets have awakened to bitcoin as a disaster hedge," analyst Chris Burniske told CoinDesk. The digital currency doesn't correlate with other asset classes, an aspect that may make it more attractive in times of uncertainty, said Burniske ...and more »
|September 30th, 2016||Sorry Accenture, Bitcoin's Un-Editable Blockchain is a Feature Not a Flaw - CoinDesk|
The immutable ledger, at the heart of bitcoin and blockchain technology, prevents bad actors from changing the record. Accenture has patented a new type of blockchain that allows anyone with access to the ledger to edit entries, claiming its prototype ...
|September 29th, 2016||Japanese exchanges launch initiatives to drive bitcoin adoption|
Two leading Japanese bitcoin exchanges recently unveiled initiatives to accelerate bitcoin adoption in Japan. “Since Mt. Gox incident image of bitcoin in Japan is terrible,” the Business Development Lead of Coincheck, Kagayaki Kawabata, told BNC. The now defunct Tokyo-based Mt. Gox was handling approximately 70 percent of global bitcoin transactions before it’s collapse, subsequent bankruptcy, and the arrest of CEO Mark Karpeles.
|September 29th, 2016||Got bitcoin? Despite early setbacks, some say it is stronger than ever - CNBC|
Imagine a currency that is not tied to the whims of politicians, the foibles of central bankers, or the fortunes of a particular country. Rather than relying on a government to mint a currency, users could "mine" their own bitcoin by running software ...
|September 28th, 2016||Major banks demonstrate how blockchain technology can improve syndicated loan market|
The initial stage of a project to demonstrate how blockchain technology can be used to improve the syndicated loan market has been successfully completed. Led by Credit Suisse and managed by R3 CEV, the proof of concept will continue through the end of the year and includes participation from a number of agent banks, service providers and fund manager.
|September 27th, 2016||Leading Japanese insurer testing a blockchain system for insurance derivatives|
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings Inc. recently announced a trial of blockchain technology for derivative products, in collaboration with Soramitsu Co Ltd. The Tokyo-based company is one of largest insurers in Japan.
|September 27th, 2016||Global reserve currency - Special Drawing Rights vs Bitcoin|
Earlier this month, the G20 summit was held in China. One of the more interesting topics discussed, was the addition of Chinese yuan to the International Monetary Fund Special Drawing Rights. The topic is rather important, but it doesn't seem to be discussed all that widely in the crypto community.