Blockchain News

Blockchain is a public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed. It’s constantly growing as ‘completed’ blocks are added to it with a new set of recordings. The blocks are added to the blockchain in a linear, chronological order.

Federal Reserve Vice President Considers Banks Should Leverage Blockchain Technology
January 21st, 2015

The Federal Reserve vice president David Andolfatto sees huge potential in bockchain for banks and financial institutions.

Coinbase Raises $75M in Largest-Ever VC Round for Bitcoin Company
January 20th, 2015

Coinbase has raised $75 million in Series C financing, the largest funding round to date for a Bitcoin company.

IBM and Samsung Unveiled Proof of Concept for ADEPT Project
January 18th, 2015

IBM has published a draft paper on the Internet of Things system ADEPT, developed in collaboration with Samsung.

Bitcoin Price Falls Below $200
January 14th, 2015

Bitcoin is getting off to a poor start in 2015 after a rough ride last year as the price falls to 20-month low.

Bitcoin Price Crashes Below $300
January 4th, 2015

Last year was hard for bitcoin. The value of virtual currency recorded a decline of 60% since January 2014. At that time Bitcoin was traded at $1,000 and now – at $267.

Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF Files to List 1 Million Shares on NASDAQ
January 1st, 2015

The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF filed an amendment to its Securities and Exchange Commission prospectuson to sell 1 million shares on the Nasdaq exchange.

‘Gold for Nerds’: The True Story of Bitcoin
December 21st, 2014

“Bitcoin is gold for nerds. It is something that a whole new generation of people believe in. The online nature of their lives and their economy, and so bitcoin, resonates with them.” — Nicholas Colas, Convergex

PeerNova Raises $8.6M to Accelerate Enterprise Use of Blockchain Technologies
December 17th, 2014

PeerNova, a vendor of hardware and software for enterprises, has obtained investments of $8.6 million that will be used to finance the company’s new blockchain enterprise software.

Hacker Sent Back 225 BTC Stolen From Blockchain’s Users
December 10th, 2014

The hacker, who had stolen money from Blockchain.info, has returned all the funds back to the company, claiming the bitcoins were taken to protect the users.

December 9th, 2014

Bitcoin developers believe Sidechains that allows creating new currency within the bitcoin network could turn bitcoin in the main Internet reserve currency.

Coinapult Bitcoin SMS Wallet Is Going Global
November 29th, 2014

Coinapult is re-launching its SMS wallet with international support.

Blockchain Technology Potential is Enormous According to Bitcoin Entrepreneur Brock Pierce
November 25th, 2014

American entrepreneur Brock Pierce gave his speech at the recent WIRED Retail event and talked mostly on the benefits of blockchain technology.

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Wins World Technology Award Over Mark Zuckerberg
November 19th, 2014

Vitalik Buterin has been awarded the prestigious IT software prize at the 2014 World Technology Awards, beating out Mark Zuckerberg and other illustrious personalities.