Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Launch Blockchain Product in 2018

Business technology firm Hewlett Packard Enterprise is launching a new blockchain service next year. The formal reveal comes months after customers of the company – founded in 2015 after tech...
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Bitcoin Gold Goes Live After Bumpy Blockchain Launch

The newest fork of the bitcoin blockchain is officially live after a rocky start. Developers for the project, dubbed bitcoin gold,  published software  for the breakaway cryptocurrency today, releasing the...
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Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Decline In Play




The price of bitcoin appears to be stabilizing. Amid what has been a wild weekend in the crypto markets, BTC is now down just 5 percent in the last 24 hours...
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Assets Will Be Tokens (And It Will Change Finance)

Dr Pavel Kravchenko holds a PhD in technical sciences and is the founder of Distributed Lab . In this opinion piece, the first of a two-part series, Kravchenko argues that...
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Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Tops $30 Billion


"BITCOIN CASH IS BITCOIN NOW." Issued by Li Ang, head of China-based bitcoin mining outfit Canoe Pool, the proclamation may not be distinguishable from typical cryptocurrency banter. However, the difference...
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Pipe Dreams: Bitcoin Won't Solve Pot Industry's Banking Problem

Charles Alovisetti is a senior associate and co-chair of the corporate department at Vicente Sederberg LLC, and works with legal cannabis businesses in the U.S. In this opinion piece, Alovisetti...
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Blockchain ID Schemes Could Kill the Data Breach, But How Soon?

Awareness of the serious drawbacks of centralized identity services is growing. Spurred by the Equifax breach earlier this year , the problem isn't relegated to the U.S. credit scoring company...
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Bitcoin Price Decline Continues As Markets Drop Below $6,500

The price of bitcoin is down more than 8 percent today, continuing losses that began after the cryptocurrency slipped below the $7,000 level. Markets have fallen to as low as...
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Cryptocurrency Mining Sales Cool in Q3, Says Nvidia

Chip maker Nvidia said this week that it will remain "nimble" in its approach to cryptocurrencies, even as it reports a quarter-over-quarter decline in revenue for related products. The company...
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US Customs and Border Protection Advisors Form Blockchain Research Effort

An advisory committee to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is gearing up to research the application of blockchain to the agency's trade functions, public documents show. A  summary...
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'2x' Boost? Bitcoin Cash Closes on Record High


Bitcoin cash is on fire today. As per CoinMarketCap data, the bitcoin cash-U.S. dollar (BCH/USD) exchange rate rose to a three-month high of $872.24 at 11:29 UTC. The cryptocurrency's record...
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Singapore Central Banker: Regulators Have 'Duty' to Learn from ICOs

An executive at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has said that developments around initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies can offer lessons for regulators. Yao Loong Ng, executive director...
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Bitcoin Isn't 'Too Expensive,' Says BTCC Boss Bobby Lee

"There was a joke on social media, some guy lost his sex drive because he sold bitcoin after the China ban." And with that, Bobby Lee, the CEO of China's...
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Bull Grip Weakens As Bitcoin Price Breaks Below $7,000


Bitcoin remains on the back foot ahead of the weekend. According to Coindesk's Bitcoin Price Index , the number one cryptocurrency by total network value fell below $7,000 at 11:25...
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US Treasury Secretary: We're Looking 'Carefully' at Illicit Uses of Bitcoin

The U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, has said his department is looking into the illegal uses of bitcoin. In an interview with Yahoo Finance, Mnuchin said the situation should be...
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Bitcoin Classic Team to Cease Code Support In Wake of 2x Suspension

A group of developers coding under the banner "Bitcoin Classic," which makes up less than 1% of bitcoin nodes, will no longer provide support for the alternative software, claiming another...
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Stratumn, Deloitte Trial Blockchain Platform with 14 European Insurers

Blockchain startup Stratumn has announced the completion of a blockchain proof-of-concept trial involving 14 insurance companies. The trial was piloted by the French Federation of Insurers and received support from...
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Ethereum to ICOs: You're Doing It Wrong

"Grotesque" might not be the word you'd think ethereum developers would ascribe to today's ICO scene. But that's exactly how some of the platform's ardent supporters described the current state of...
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CSD Blockchain Consortium Advances Work on Proxy Voting System

A consortium backed by a group of central securities depositories (CSDs) is pushing ahead with plans to develop a distributed ledger proxy voting system. The CSD Working Group on DLT was ...
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EU Officials Reveal €5 Million 'Blockchains for Social Good' Contest

The European Commission is seeking submissions for a new blockchain development contest – and it's offering a €5 million top prize. The European Union’s executive arm revealed the details of the...
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