Bitcoin ATMs 101

Bitcoin ATMs 101

Bitcoin ATMs and vending kiosks provide an efficient and secure way for people to buy and sell bitcoins without having to use bitcoin exchanges, which face threats such as hacking and fraud.

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Infographic: Virtual Currencies: The Future of Payments?

Infographic: Virtual Currencies: The Future of Payments?

Virtual currencies are software-based online payment systems whose units can be transferred between digital wallets without the need for a middleman such as a financial institution.

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Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Virtual Currency Today Summit


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Can blockchain build a better messaging app?

Can blockchain build a better messaging app?

Developers in Hong Kong, across Asia, and worldwide are working on blockchain messaging applications that could be the future competition of widely used services such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

2 ways blockchain can promote green energy

2 ways blockchain can promote green energy

Today, many companies, nongovernmental organizations and private citizens are either investigating or investing in ways to promote and use clean energy. Blockchain could prove to be a valuable tool in that effort in a few different ways.

Outer space and blockchain economics

Outer space and blockchain economics

It may seem surprising, but one solution to the problem of power consumption in blockchain mining might be simply to move the mining process completely off the planet.

Top 5 blockchain stories of Q1

Top 5 blockchain stories of Q1

The winter of 2018 is behind us and spring has arrived. Readers of Blockchain Tech News weren't napping through Q1, though. They devoured stories on quantum computing, the role of blockchain in financial services and digital signage, and a KYC-AML use case.

Making or marketing? Sure signs of a winning ICO

Making or marketing? Sure signs of a winning ICO

46 percent of ICOs failed in 2017. Here's what you need to know about the other 54 percent.

Will Satoshi emerge to restore bitcoin's original vision?

Will Satoshi emerge to restore bitcoin's original vision?

Bitcoin was founded on anti-establishment principles. Now that it's becoming "Establishment," will Satoshi emerge to restore the cryptocurrency to his original vision? More importantly, can it be restored?

Webinar addresses bitcoin, blockchain confusion

Webinar addresses bitcoin, blockchain confusion

Professionals in the technology or banking industries will have heard about bitcoin and blockchain by now. But they might not understand the distinction between the two. A recent webinar explained the difference — and outlined the likely future of each technology.

The wild, wild world of ICOs

The wild, wild world of ICOs

Things move fast in the ICO arena, where new offerings are cropping up at a breakneck pace, and regulatory entities are just beginning to catch up. But stakeholders in this innovative new world are beginning to get a handle on ICO best practices. Here's what you need to know ...

Blockchain Tech News: Top 5 topics of 2017

Blockchain Tech News: Top 5 topics of 2017

In 2017, blockchain technology burst out from the shadows behind bitcoin and grabbed the spotlight as the Next Big Thing in data management at corporations all around the world. Here's a recap of the five DLT stories that most appealed to our readers last year.

IBM: Blockchain Tech News Influencer of the Year

IBM: Blockchain Tech News Influencer of the Year

In last year's booming blockchain market, IBM stood out as a key player — and as a logical choice for Blockchain Tech News Influencer of the Year. We asked Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president of IBM Industry Platforms, about the company's involvement in blockchain development and where the technology is headed.

New Hampshire food trucks let diners grab a bite with bitcoin

New Hampshire food trucks let diners grab a bite with bitcoin

Keene, New Hampshire, a cryptocurrency-friendly community, has welcomed a second mobile food vehicle operator who allows patrons to pay for their orders with bitcoin.

SegWit2x fork halted; bitcoin value skyrockets

SegWit2x fork halted; bitcoin value skyrockets

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.

Bitcoin Gold aims to break up a mining monopoly

Bitcoin Gold aims to break up a mining monopoly

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.

Signal or noise?: Deciphering the value of cryptocurrencies

Signal or noise?: Deciphering the value of cryptocurrencies

Understanding the potential of blockchain and decentralized applications begins with asking the right questions about what they're for and what gives them value.

The wild world of ICOs

The wild world of ICOs

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.

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Bitcoin has become the best-known of the cryptocurrencies, but there are hundreds of these virtual currencies that are produced by solving mathematical problems based on cryptography – from Dodgecoin and Litecoin to Ripple, Auroracoin, and others. 

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