Economy

Economy

The volatility of the price of Bitcoin has been making news since its inception. Read the latest news about the highs and lows of the Bitcoin economy with CoinJournal.net

Why Blockstream CEO, Austin Hill Believes The Scaling Debate Is A...

Bitcoin's scalability issues continue, coming to a head this week when Bitcoin developer and long-term evangelist, Mike Hearn brandished the technology a failure, announcing...

Bitcoin Filling Payment System Gaps in Kenya

Online payments business Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) recently enabled Bitcoin deposits for at least some of its users. The London-based PayPal alternative, which is a...

Nine of the Largest Banks Will Contribute ‘Several Millions of Dollars’...

Nine of the world's largest banks have formed a new partnership to help accelerate the broader adoption of blockchain technology in the financial industry. The...

Barry Silbert on Why Private, Permissioned Blockchains Will Fail

The Economist recently featured Bitcoin and blockchain technology on the cover of their October 31st issue, and the weekly newspaper also released a video...

Bitcoin Dominance Index Approaches 90% as Ethereum and Steem Decline

Bitcoin has been making headlines in the mainstream press over the past couple of weeks due to the recent rise in the exchange rate....

The Leftover Bits 30/4/15: Ulbricht Defense Gets Some Time, Circle Wants...

The Leftover Bits is the web's best source for daily bitcoin news. Ulbricht Sentencing Delayed In a rare but small win for the Ross Ulbricht defense,...

Interview with Founder Dr. Avtar Sehra on Crowdaura, Accenture’s London Lab...

Crowdaura, a startup that builds technology solutions for financial services firms, had recently been admitted into Accenture's Innovation Lab program in London. In addition to...

This Blockchain Startup CEO Doesn’t Think Bitcoin is Going Away

Over the past year or two, large financial institutions and tech companies have taken a liking to Bitcoin’s underlying blockchain technology. Many bank executives,...

Barclays Signs Deals with Blockchain Startups Chainalysis and Wave

Barclays has signed contracts with eight companies that participated in the bank's New York City fintech accelerator program, among which two blockchain startups: Chainalysis...

EY Selects 6 Blockchain Startups for Acceleration Program

"Big Four" audit firm Ernst & Young (EY) has announced the six startups it has selected for its 2016 blockchain-focused EY Startup Challenge. The six...