The proposed SegWit2X solution to the bitcoin block size issue was recently called off by its creators. In the aftermath, bitcoin's value skyrocketed from $5,000 to more than $7,000.
The Internet of Value is not just an upgrade to the internet, but a powerful driver, one that can change our future by re-architecting financial and social systems and by reinventing the ways we interact with them.
Bitcoin Gold is joining the ranks of hard forks in the bitcoin blockchain. It aims to take power away from centralized miners, but experts are divided on whether its impact will be positive or negative.
Understanding the potential of blockchain and decentralized applications begins with asking the right questions about what they're for and what gives them value.
Large corporations such as IBM and Walmart are developing blockchain solutions that solve many issues with fraud. But, the blockchain is not a perfect tool, and without multifactor authentication, it is vulnerable to attacks.
Authors of 'Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond,' a new book from McGraw-Hill, outline a program of best practices for structuring and timing an ICO — and avoiding a run-in with the SEC.
The Trump administration has expressed interest in using blockchain technology. Could this signal upcoming developments in blockchain regulation and government use?
The banking industry has always tended to be conservative and extremely cautious with any kind of experimentation. This is certainly true with blockchain. But it's also true that banks realize the technology does have applicability, and cannot be ignored .
Retail is one of the interesting areas where different uses of blockchain could improve speed to market and enable more efficient business practices.
Bitcoin Cash has emerged as a new contender for the solution to the block size scaling crisis. But will it succeed in its goal of replacing bitcoin?
The Burger King franchise in Russia has rolled out a loyalty program built around the 'Whoppercoin.' It's a cryptocurrency that customers can traffic in online or trade in for free burgers. Could it also be a signal that Russia is softening its hostile stance toward virtual currency?
There are countless proof-of-concept projects competing for investors' money and resources. Some will stand the test of time, but others will prove to be overhyped and underwhelming when it comes to market acceptance and performance. We asked experts for their thoughts on which blockchain projects currently look most promising.
A rarely discussed aspect of disruptive technologies is how few of them can be used in combination to deliver greater business value. Blockchain and AI are two disruptive technologies that could accomplish infinitely more together than either alone.
Last week, several attorneys offered their perspectives on the SEC ruling that tokens are securities and, as such, their sale is subject to SEC regulations. This week, our legal experts look at the larger questions raised — about the future of blockchain regulation, and whether the rules regarding token sales need clarification.
The DAO recently got into hot water for holding a token sale that failed to comply with SEC regulations. Blockchain Tech News got in touch with three lawyers to get their perspective on what happened and how it can be avoided in the future.
As governments and businesses move more activities online, blockchain can give senior officials a clear and accurate understanding of transactions that involve many people and departments.
For governments and security agencies around the world, the WannaCry attack should serve as a wake-up call regarding the need to take a different approach to securing weapons in cyberspace.
Fintech isn't just the new kid on the block anymore; it's got some serious dough behind it. But does it mean that fintech companies are the future?
Blockchain, the Internet of Things and the sharing economy — how do these emerging trends relate to one another? In fact their interconnection is much deeper than one might think.
Las Vegas-based blockchain startup REcoin Group has announced launch dates for its cryptocurrency crowdsale. The ICO is set to go live on Aug.