The first Dutch National Bitcoin Conference was held on Thursday the 15th of May 2014. The conference was created and especially programmed by trendwatcher Vincent Everts and Ecommerce entrepreneur and Bitcoin specialist Rutger van Zuidam to inform the vanguard of Dutch business and government about the latest developments concerning Bitcoin. Top speakers share their knowledge and vision on
What if you could just nod to pay for anything? On February 26th 2014 at the Wearable Wednesday event in Barcelona, Dutch start-up EAZE introduced a new service called “Nod To Pay”, a Bitcoin enabled wallet that works on Google Glass. The service demonstrates how frictionless payments work when the right technologies are combined. Since
Bitcoin Café launches NUVOPOS: the world’s easiest point of sales system with seamless bitcoin integration. Paying for a beer at the EMG FAKTORS bar has never been so easy: Order it, scan the QR code on a screen at the bar, and pay in bitcoins with the wallet installed on your smartphone. No bank is
The first complete draft of an upcoming Princeton University textbook on bitcoin is now available.
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies takes comprehensive look at the technology behind bitcoin. The free download is the first complete draft of the book, with an official version expected to be p
Blockstream has raised $55m in Series A funding to continue its work expanding the bitcoin code base for commercial use.
With the news, Blockstream's total funding rises to $76m over two investment rounds. To date, the company's signa
From The Wall Street Journal Blog by Kim S. Nash: http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2016/02/02/blockchain-catalyst-for-massive-change-across-industries/
Blockchain, the technology underlying the digital currency Bitcoin, has sparked intense interest across industries from banking and trading to agricultur
Press Release by Blockstream.
Blockstream is pleased to announce today a strategic partnership with PwC to bring blockchain technology and services to companies around the world. The rapid pace of innovation in cryptocurrencies, distributed ledgers, and smart contract technology is driving organiza
CoinDesk examines the most notable recommendations from a new report on distributed ledger tech issued by the UK's chief scientific adviser.
"The progress of mankind is marked by the rise of new technologies and the human ingenuity they unlock."
That's the glowing foreword to a new report on block
Banking and payments aren't the only industries that could be affected by blockchain tech. Cybersecurity, music, and auto also could be transformed.
By CV Insights: https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/industries-disrupted-blockchain/
Bitcoin’s existence as a decentralized digital currency is made p
While it's still early days, there are a number of intriguing projects built around 21 Inc's Bitcoin Computer. CoinDesk looks at the best.
Over the course of 2015, 21 Inc went from a mystery startup with no public business plan to one of the industry's most exciting and often debated companies.
The Rokos Core, now in its fourth version, is a disk image for Raspberry Pis that can turn your single-board computer into a full bitcoin node. The system will allow you to hold a bitcoin wallet and mine, send, and receive bitcoin over the network.
Understand that without specialized hardware this
Transaction by Chain.com Marks Significant 'Proof of Concept' and Major Step Forward in Use of Blockchain.
Blockchain Holds Potential for 99% Reduced Settlement Time and Risk Exposure in Capital Markets.
NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that an issue
Ledger is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes full-length original research articles on the subjects of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, as well as any relevant intersections with mathematics, computer science, engineering, law, and economics. It is published online on a quart
Blockstream has officially announced $21m in seed funding to continue the development of its much-anticipated blockchain technology proposal, 'sidechains'.
Announced on the Blockstream website, the round was led by LinkedIn co-founder and Airbnb board member Reid Hoffman; Khosla Ventures, which h
Bitcoin can be accepted and used for transactions in the US state of California as of yesterday, following the ratification of a new finance bill. Previously, only US Dollars were officially recognized, but the new bill allows for the use of other national and digital currencies.
Among a raft o