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.

‘Bitcoin and Blockchain Could Revolutionise Payment System,’ Says Bank of England
February 25th, 2015

The Bank of England issued a research, which discusses the possibility of central bank creating its own cryptocurrency.

TheThings.io Launched its Full-scale IoT Cloud Solution for Data Storage
February 17th, 2015

Spain-based TheThings.io has launched full-scale IoT cloud solution to store data.

eToro’s Yoni Assia to Help Startup Colu While Bitcoin Foundation’s Patrick Murck to Advise BTCJam
February 17th, 2015

Founder and CEO of eToro Yoni Assia joins COLU’s board of directors; while Patrick Murck, executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation, joins the board of advisors of BTCJam.

Ripple and Stellar: Two Jed McCaleb’s Creations Struggling against Bitcoin
February 7th, 2015

A great fight between two bitcoin 2.0 contenders created by Jed McCaleb “grips the crypto world.” Who’s going to win?

Bitcoin Book ‘The Age of Cryptocurrency’ Has Been Recorded on Blockchain
February 3rd, 2015

The book written by two Wall Street Journal bloggers Paul Vigna and Michael J Casey has been permanently recorded on bitcoin’s public ledger.

‘Bitcoin Will Explode Beyond $1 Trillion,’ Say Winklevoss Twins
January 28th, 2015

Winklevoss twins predict Bitcoin’s market capitalization could easily skyrocket to over $1 trillion.

Funding Overview: Anycoin Direct Raises €500K, Colu Gets $2.5M, BitFlyer Closes its 3rd Fundraising Round with $1.1M
January 28th, 2015

Anycoin Direct gets €500K in funding, while blockchain technology platform Colu and Japan-based BitFlyer raise $2.5M and $1.1M in funding, respectively.

Ripple Labs Finalizing $30 Million Funding Round
January 27th, 2015

Ripple Labs is about to close its new $30 million Series A funding round.

Coinbase’s U.S.-based Bitcoin Exchange Called Lunar Opens
January 26th, 2015

Coinbase launched the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in the U.S. The price of one bitcoin continue rising.

Sorry ‘Twins’, Coinbase Overtook You and Now Opens Regulated US Bitcoin Exchange
January 26th, 2015

Bitcoin is getting a very real boost on Monday, January 26th, 2015 with the opening of the first licensed U.S. Bitcoin exchange by Coinbase.

PayPal’s TechXploration Promotes O’Reilly Radar Summit ‘Bitcoin & the Blockchain’
January 22nd, 2015

Bitcoin’s drawbacks and advantages were discussed during Paypal’s TechXploration speaker series in Town Hall auditorium, San Jose (CA).

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.