US and UK Have Diverging Views on Cryptocurrencies and Fintech
The growing Bitcoin adoption and the popular cryptocurrency’s performance this year has got governments rallying to introduce cryptocurrency regulations in their respective jurisdictions. These attempts have received a mixed reaction from the community as a poorly drafted law can spell the doom of Bitcoin and businesses that are using the cryptocurrency to develop innovative solutions. […]
Major blockchain company Decentralize announced on May 8 they recruited well-known bitcoin extraordinaire and entrepreneur Charlie Shrem as their Director of Business & Community Development. Also read: Well Known Investors Are Betting Big on Bitcoin Shrem will be in charge of propelling their integrative networks forward and aiding CEO Anthony Di Lorio in promoting their products, including the Jaxx brand multi-sig, multi-platform wallet. […]
This past March Bitcoin.com reported on a single Bitcoin entrepreneur taking the New York Bitlicense to court due to the law stifling digital currency businesses and constraining regulations set forth by the New York Division of Financial Services (NYDFS). Now the French national, Theo Chino is taking the case to the Supreme Court with the […]
Bitcoin Foundation supported a legal challenge by Theo Chino to throw out BitLicense.
Bitcoin Foundation’s new manifesto points at the inadequacies of traditional financial services, especially banking. ]]>
41% of respondents want the Bitcoin Foundation to structure its operations globally by having initiatives centrally initiated but locally managed.]]>
The appointment of South Africa’s Llew Claasen as the new Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation has been announced at the Blockchain Training Conference / DEVCORE in Canada. ]]>
Bitcoin’s oldest trade organization has voted in a new, relatively unknown executive director.
The Bitcoin Foundation’s plans for a comeback have faced early skepticism after the public release of a private email from its executive director.
Microsoft has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce. What difference would this bring to blockchain adoption?]]>
Half of the proceeds from an apparently errant bitcoin transaction have been donated by the recipient mining pool.
The banking establishment has been quick to notice the potentials inherent in blockchains and distributed ledgers, but many in the financial space have warned about the unintended consequences and dangers of integrating this disruptive technology. Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, Brock Pierce, doesn’t seem to share these sentiments. In a recent interview with CNBC, Piece […]
The Bitcoin Foundation reported a $4.6 million loss in the past ten months, mostly due to increasing monthly expenses on conferences and the tumbling price of bitcoin. According to Founding Director Jon Matonis, most of the funds that weren’t spent on core development were used to fund conferences for the bitcoin community. In the previous year, […]
One of the best things about decentralization is that it started as an underground movement; it was driven by the grassroots efforts of Internet subculture, which I’ve been contributing to since before I could ride a bicycle. With boots on the ground, guerilla marketing, and sheer dedication, Bitcoin was hammered into the public consciousness by […]