Here’s Rootstock’s Spin on the Bitcoin Sidechains Concept

Rootstock is a Bitcoin sidechain currently in development by RSK Labs. It is a platform for distributed smart contracts, much like Ethereum, but 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 Debit Card Provider Shake Adds Support For Dash

Dash, the seventh most valued cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of over US$78 million, has partnered with Shake to allow Dash owners to purchase...

Swiss Firm Releases Upgraded Blockchain-Enabled Digital Identity Platform

WISeKey has announced the release of the WISeID 6 app, an enhanced edition of its personal data and identity protection app. WISeID, which sits on...

3 Teams Receive Funding from $1.2 Million Bitcoin Development Grant, More...

Late last year, a letter was posted on BitcoinDevelopmentGrant.com that announced a $1.2 million grant fund for those working on Bitcoin protocol development. Attached...

Bitcoin Enthusiast Leads Initiatives to Build the Chinese Ethereum Classic Community

A group of Ethereum Classic (ETC) supporters have committed themselves to promote the digital asset worldwide, and most particularly in China. Roy Zou, a Chinese...

Canadian Blockchain Development Firm Announces P2P E-Commerce Platform

Blockchain Foundry Inc., a blockchain development company based in Toronto, is working on a new web-based e-commerce platform that leverages blockchain technology to remove...

A Simple Explanation of the Lightning Network

Network scalability has been a key topic of discussion in the bitcoin community over the past few years, and there are already many different...

Bitcoin Isn’t About Disrupting Credit Card Payments

Ever since bitcoin captured the hearts and minds of the mainstream press in 2013, many tech and finance experts have come out and said...

Gatecoin Adds Ethereum-Based eSports Dapp Token FirstBlood For Trading

Gatecoin, a regulated cryptocurrency trading platform based in Hong Kong, has launched trading of FirstBlood (1ST), the token that powers the Ethereum-based eSport platform...