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Lightning Network Developer Explains What Happens If SegWit Isn’t Activated on Bitcoin

Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the Lightning Network have often been associated with each other because SegWit would enable an improved version of the Lightning Network to exist on Bitcoin; however, the enhancements SegWit brings...
Israeli Startup Colu Launches Second Cryptocurrency in the UK

Israeli Startup Colu Launches Second Local Digital Currency in the UK

Colu, a startup headquartered in Tel Aviv that develops localized digital currencies based on blockchain technology, has launched its second currency in the UK, the Local Pound, East London.The launch follows the introduction in...
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Bitcoin Now More Likely to Get SegWit Before August 1st to Avoid Chain Split

The discussion around scaling Bitcoin has continued into the summer months of 2017, with BIP 148 and SegWit2x now the two most talked about proposals. A key similarity between these proposals is that they...
Bancor Protocol

Blockchain Project Bancor Raises Record US$153 Million In ICO

Blockchain project Bancor has raised a record of US$153 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). 396,000 ethers, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, were collected in less than three hours with participation...
The Future of Bitcoin Conference 2017

The Future Of Bitcoin Conference Unveils Speaker Lineup And Agenda

The Future of Bitcoin, a conference taking place on June 30 and July 01, 2017, in the Netherlands' infamous "Arnhem Bitcoin City," has unveiled its speaker lineup and agenda for the two-day event.Conference speakers...
Singapore MAS Project Ubin

Singapore Central Bank Uses Ethereum to Digitalize National Currency

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country's central bank and financial regulator, has released a new report detailing Project Ubin, an initiative triggered last year aimed at developing a tokenized form of the... Integrates With Kraken Direct To Enable In-Wallet Bitcoin Purchases Integrates With Kraken Direct To Enable In-Wallet Bitcoin Purchases, a Bitcoin wallet owned by Chinese Bitcoin firm Bitmain Technologies, has announced a new partnership with US-based cryptocurrency exchange platform Kraken to offer an in-wallet buying option.Bitcoin purchases will be handled by Kraken...
Colored Coins Introduces Bankbox, An Open Source Banking Solution

Colored Coins Introduces Open Source Banking Solution Bankbox; Announces Refocus, Rebrand Push

Colu, an Israeli blockchain startup and one of the developers of the Colored Coins protocol, has announced the open sourcing of Bankbox, a new solution for digital currency issuers.Bankbox is a wallet application for...
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European Broker eToro Doubles Down On Cryptocurrencies

eToro, an European brokerage firm operating a social trading platform and network, has unveiled the Blockchain Wallet at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum. The new product, launched in a pilot project, will allow users...
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Scaling Bitcoin Survey Results

Scaling Bitcoin Survey Results