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Block26 Plans to Make ‘Aggressive Investments’ into Blockchain Startups

Los Angeles-based Block26, has launched a blockchain and digital currency-dedicated investment fund that seeks to make "aggressive investments" into blockchain startups. Headed by Pedram Hasid...

Jeff Garzik: Sidechains a Better Bitcoin Scaling Solution Than Lightning Network

In a recent interview with Bitcoin Uncensored, Bitcoin Core contributor and Bloq Co-Founder Jeff Garzik shared his views on the issue of scalability in...

HK Bitcoin Remittance Startup Extends Global Footprint, Begins S. Korean Startup...

Bitspark, a bitcoin remittance startup headquartered in Hong Kong, has signed a Master Agreement with Vitaxel Group to enter the Malaysian market. The partnership...

New UTorrent Update Installs Litecoin Miner On User’s PCs

Users are angry after the most recent update to µTorrent (aka uTorrent) has been installing what they allege is cryptocurrencying mining malware. While BitTorrent, the...

Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin Exchange Gets New York’s DFS Approval

Gemini Trust Company, LLC, the much anticipated bitcoin exchange founded by the Winklevoss brothers, has finally received approval from the New York State Department...

Alcatel, Now Owned By Nokia, Patented A Decentralized Payment System

French telecommunication company Alcatel-Lucent patented a decentralized payment system that would have, if implemented, utilized Bitcoin or another digital currency and a dual wallet...

‘Burned’ Paycoins Come Back To Life, Appear To Be Sent To...

A Paycoin address that investors were told was for testing purposes and was supposed to have its coins burned, has since come to life,...

The Bitcoin Bowl Takes Bitcoin Mainstream

For those not familiar with American Football, or the St Petersburg Bowl, the official website of the event describes it as “ a postseason...

Interview With Former Reddit Cryptocurrency Engineer, Ryan X Charles

Ryan X Charles had what many readers here would consider a dream job. He was the Cryptocurrency engineer for Reddit. More than that, he...

Gavin Andresen is Not Giving Up on Bitcoin Classic

During a recent AMA on Chinese Bitcoin community website 8btc, Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen confirmed that he’s not giving up on Bitcoin...