June 29, 2016 by CoinGragate

This A16z-Backed Startup is Building a 'Virtual Galaxy' for Bitcoin Nodes

The developers of an effort to create a distributed network of servers called Urbit is hoping to help make it easier for users to run bitcoin nodes. Source: CoinDesk This A16z-Backed Startup is Building a 'Virtual Galaxy' for Bitcoin Nodes

June 29, 2016 by CoinGragate

Technology and Choice #08, Porcfest Potpourri

In this Episode A few days at the Porcupine Freedom Festival in New Hampshire netted a load of wonderful connections, some very interesting insights and a few very relevant interviews, from the perspective of the technology and choice pair. First up in this episode is Sam Patterson, Chief Operating Officer of OB1, the company developing…

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June 29, 2016 by CoinGragate

Specter of Ethereum Hard Fork Worries Australian Banking Group

As the ethereum community debates a hard fork option to undo losses sustained by The DAO, ANZ is questioning the credibility of public blockchains. Source: CoinDesk Specter of Ethereum Hard Fork Worries Australian Banking Group

June 29, 2016 by CoinGragate

Chinese Yuan Devaluation Fails to Fuel Bitcoin Price Rally

The price of bitcoin failed to increase despite the fact the yuan-dollar exchange rate was close to its lowest point since 2010 this week. Source: CoinDesk Chinese Yuan Devaluation Fails to Fuel Bitcoin Price Rally

June 29, 2016 by CoinGragate

Bitcoin Impact Unclear as Chinese Legislators Draft 'Virtual Property' Law

Reports that a new Chinese draft bill would cover digital currencies appear exaggerated, according to local sources. Source: CoinDesk Bitcoin Impact Unclear as Chinese Legislators Draft 'Virtual Property' Law

June 29, 2016 by CoinGragate

EB137 ?'" Si?n Jones: Regulatory Update – The Brexit, The EU And The DAO

With recent news surrounding The DOA and the Brexit vote causing a stir in the blockchain world and beyond, it seems like a regulatory update is due. So we called up our favorite regulatory affairs specialist Si?ƒn Jones to enlighten us on some of the recent developments in Bitcoin and blockchain regulation. Topics covered in…

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June 28, 2016 by CoinGragate

New Vulnerability May Prevent Ethereum Soft Fork

One possible solution to the attack that led to the draining of funds from The DAO is now believed to include an exploit of its own. Source: CoinDesk New Vulnerability May Prevent Ethereum Soft Fork

June 28, 2016 by CoinGragate

The Inventor of the Merkle Tree Wants DAOs to Rule the World

Cryptography pioneer Ralph Merkle recently returned to the crypto community to advocate for the spread of what he calls “DAO democracy”. Source: CoinDesk The Inventor of the Merkle Tree Wants DAOs to Rule the World

June 28, 2016 by CoinGragate

Engineering Giant Siemens to Invest in Blockchain Startups

German engineering giant Siemens plans to invest in blockchain startups and projects through a newly created business unit backed by $1.1b in capital. Source: CoinDesk Engineering Giant Siemens to Invest in Blockchain Startups

June 28, 2016 by CoinGragate

North Carolina Senate Approves Bitcoin Bill

A bill requiring money transmission licenses for companies working with digital currencies in the state of North Carolina has passed. Source: CoinDesk North Carolina Senate Approves Bitcoin Bill

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