Blockstream Satellite announced

Technology has transformed industry after industry, and now it’s revolutionizing money and how people save and transact with each other. In less than a decade, Bitcoin has gained impressive adoption and is now at the center of innovation, leading the charge to define the future of money. To accelerate this future, Blockstream is today pleased […]

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Japan has welcomed Bitcoin with open arms after legalizing the currency

Earlier this month, Japan began accepting bitcoin as legal currency with major retailers backing the new law. Consumer electronics retailing giant Bic Camera began accepting bitcoin last week. Bitcoin trading in Japanese yen is the second-most liquid market globally, according to data compiled by cryptocurrency trading platform Gatecoin. “The Japan virtual currency act has likely […]

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Telegram with Bitcoin Integration

PRESS RELEASE StartChat combines the backend encryption of Telegram with the convenience of 2-click Bitcoin transactions and wallet currencies conversions display such as $USD, EURO, GBP, Rubles, Yen. Apple Touch ID and Pin Code as security feature. No wallet info needed to send bitcoin transactions to contacts. It’s user-friendly and automated, just like sending a […]

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Wall Street holds secret meeting to control blockchain

Over 100 Wall Streeters from Nasdaq, Visa, Fidelity, and more recently attended a secret meeting hosted by Chain with the intention of banding together to keep control over the financial system when it goes digital/cashless. The Resident breaks down the control machine.

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The Winklevoss Twins Add Ether to Bitcoin Exchange

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Gemini Trust Company co-founders, discuss their bitcoin exchange and the future of cryptocurrencies. They speak with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker at the SALT Conference in Las Vegas on “Bloomberg West.”

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Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto

His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital cash system. Mr Wright has provided technical proof to back up his claim using coins known to be owned by Bitcoin’s creator. Prominent members of the Bitcoin community and its core development team have also confirmed Mr Wright’s […]

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Here is the first Bitcoin branded VISA card

London based Cryptopay now offers a Bitcoin branded plastic or virtual credit card. Bitcoin debit card Cryptopay offers an alternative withdrawal facility in providing a Bitcoin debit card. You can easily convert your BTC to Euro or British Pound Sterling, and withdraw money using your Cryptopay VISA debit card at more than 3 million ATMs. […]

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Fears of banks becoming obsolete due to blockchain “unlikely”

Blockchain technology can lead to quicker, more efficient trade settlements, the Nasdaq’s president and chief operating officer Adena Friedman told CNBC on Wednesday. Blockchain is the technology that underpins the cryptocurrency bitcoin; it is a record of all bitcoin transactions executed and maintained as a public ledger system, viewable to anyone around the world. Speaking […]

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U.S. Bitcoins draw interest of corporations

The number of users globally is increasing exponentially but it’s the technology behind the Bitcoins that has investors excited.Yet it’s all a long way from the days when Bitcoin in the US was associated with drug deals and hackers. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Miami, Florida.

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Santander experimenting with Bitcoin

According to Santander R&D chief Julio Faura, the bank’s early investigation of the technology focused primarily on bitcoin and how the digital currency – it being a network of pseudonymous actors who don’t need to trust one another to transact – would impact its business. But it was after the Sibos banking conference in Boston, […]

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