Category: Blochain News

Bankera Launches a Global Crypto Backed Lending Solution

Bankera Launches a Global Crypto Backed Lending Solution This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The team behind Bankera, which […]

Nature Abhors a Vacuum: Why Trump’s Proposed Negative Rates Bode Well for Bitcoin

Nature Abhors a Vacuum: Why Trump’s Proposed Negative Rates Bode Well for Bitcoin In a recent tweet, U.S. president Donald Trump delved into an explosive, all-caps-loaded mini-rant about the necessity of getting “interest rates down to ZERO, or less.” The bombastic politician stressed the need for America to refinance its […]

PR: Bitmain Announces Highly Anticipated World Digital Mining Summit

PR: Bitmain Announces Highly Anticipated World Digital Mining Summit Cryptocurrency mining leaders to speak include: Jihan Wu (Bitmain Co-Founder), John Ge (Matrixport CEO), Marco Streng (Genesis Mining CEO), and more. HONG KONG, JULY, 30 2019 – The World Digital Mining Summit (WDMS) hosted by Bitmain – the world’s top 10 […]

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime A recent article from MIT Technology Review has leveraged a somewhat sensationalist headline to stir up fear about bitcoin and crypto. The article, written about a “hidden” government weapon to be deployed against Bitcoin, references September […]

Despite Setbacks, Darknet Markets Show Continuous Growth in 2019

Despite Setbacks, Darknet Markets Show Continuous Growth in 2019 Since the birth of the Silk Road, there’s been a cat and mouse game between global law enforcement and darknet market (DNM) operators. Over the last two years, law enforcement agencies have knocked out a slew of markets like Hansa and […]

Bitcoin’s Scaling Problems Forced Facebook to Launch Libra

Bitcoin’s Scaling Problems Forced Facebook to Launch Libra If it wasn’t for Bitcoin there would be no Libra. That much is self-evident, since Satoshi’s creation laid the groundwork for every crypto asset that’s followed. The extent to which Bitcoin was responsible for spawning Facebook’s currency has now been made brutally […]

Emergent Coding, Adoption Incentives and Practical Use – Bitcoin Cash City, Day 2

Emergent Coding, Adoption Incentives and Practical Use – Bitcoin Cash City, Day 2 The Bitcoin Cash City conference in North Queensland has just wrapped up, and participants are now unwinding after two consecutive days of presentations, product demos, free gifts, and plenty of food. Tomorrow, September 6, there will be […]

World’s Biggest Bitcoin Cash Conference Kicks Off in Australia – What to Expect

World’s Biggest Bitcoin Cash Conference Kicks Off in Australia – What to Expect Arguably set to become the world’s biggest Bitcoin Cash conference yet, Bitcoin Cash City kicked off today in sunny Townsville, North Queensland. The city is not only colorful, friendly, and home to some very beautiful coastline, it’s […]

More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash

More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash Over the last two years, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network’s protocol and third-party infrastructure have grown in robust fashion. There are now more than 70 projects and applications built on and around the BCH chain. The following is an in-depth […]

What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract Blockchains

What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract Blockchains Has anyone checked in with EOS lately, to see how it’s doing? How about Tezos – any signs of life there? In mid 2017, two of the largest token sales in history birthed two smart contracting platforms […]