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Monthly Archives: December 2016

LIKE AN ‘UBER FOR TRADERS’: HOW CASHAA DRIVES REMITTANCE COSTS TO ZERO
  Bitcoinist spoke with Kumar Gaurav, CEO of Cashaa, a blockchain-powered P2P marketplace that makes it possible to send and receive cash anywhere in [...]
AMSTERDAM CONSCRIPTS HOMELESS IN THE WAR ON CASH
  Amsterdam has introduced the “Contactless Payment Jackets” for beggars, an electronic payment system that allows people to donate to the homeless. [...]
“Dear Mr. Trump: To ‘Cyber’ Better, Try the Blockchain.”
  As president-elect Trump prepares to take office he must develop comprehensive plans to address growing cybesecurity concerns. In a recent op-ed [...]
Bitcoin bounces back despite negative publicity
  Even many of the currency’s backers warn that another sharp correction is likely to follow   Bitcoin, the digital currency that has attracted [...]
Vitalik Buterin Reviews Chain Interoperability Schemes in New R3 Research Paper
  In June Bitcoin Magazine reported that R3, the financial innovation consortium that includes many of the world’s leading banks, commissioned [...]
Bitcoin Magazine’s Top 6 Tech Trends of 2016
  Bitcoin, digital currency and blockchain technology experienced another explosive year in 2016. While bitcoin breached the all-time high in USD [...]
Meet Tumblebit: The Unlinkable Payment Hub
  There are lots of development projects in the bitcoin space. One of them may help the cryptocurrency’s fungibility significantly. A proof-of-concept [...]
New Image Hosting Service Pays Thousands of Uploaders in Bitcoin
  Image hosting is one of the latest applications that bitcoin has improved upon, thanks to one-month-old Supload. The service shares advertiser [...]
2016 Big Year for Ransomware – 70% Pays in This $1 Billion Industry
  Up to this point, there have been two main reasons people decide to use bitcoin— either for censorship-resistant payments or as a store of value. [...]
New Features in Opendime’s Next Cash-Like Bitcoin USB Stick
  When Opendime made its ‘bitcoin stick’ with multi-signature Bitcoin wallet provider Coinkite, it called it a ‘Bitcoin bearer bond’ – that is, a bond [...]