Bitcoin and Gold Are Monuments To Irrationality
By Lionel Laurent | Aug 9, 2019
Investors are turning to both assets amid market uncertainty, but digital currency is a strange idea of a haven and the metal’s track record is patchy.
I tried to pay with bitcoin at a Mexico City bar—it didn’t go well
By Timothy B. Lee | Aug 7, 2019
After 10 years, Bitcoin is still searching for practical applications.
IBM and other companies launch new blockchain network for supply management
By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss | Aug 5, 2019
New York (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) announced on Monday a new blockchain network aimed at improving manual and cumbersome supply chain management.
Why Does Walmart Want A Cryptocurrency?
By Ron Shevlin | Aug 5, 2019
Walmart announced that it applied for a cryptocurrency patent and, predictably, the cryptopress began speculating about the giant retailers' plans and intentions.
Bitcoin Has "No Intrinsic Value," As U.K. "Moves Towards" Crypto Ban
By Billy Bambrough | Aug 1, 2019
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulation has been pushed into the limelight over recent weeks, thanks to social media giant Facebook's high profile plans to launch its own potential rival to bitcoin sometime next year.
Bitcoin And Crypto Suddenly Branded A "National Security Issue"
By Billy Bambrough | Jul 16, 2019
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been thrown into the limelight over recent months by social media giant Facebook's plans to launch its own private cryptocurrency next year, with much of the attention negative.
Facebook answers how Libra taxes & anti-fraud will work
By John Constine | Jul 12, 2019
Facebook provided TechCrunch with new information on how its cryptocurrency will stay legal amidst allegations from President Trump that Libra could facilitate "unlawful behavior."
Explainer: What is post-quantum cryptography?
By Martin Giles | Jul 12, 2019
The race is on to create new ways to protect data and communications from the threat posed by super-powerful quantum computers.
How Blockchain Could Help Roll Out Berkeley's Next Fire Truck
By Gregory Barber | Jul 9, 2019
Last Year, Ben Bartlett, a member of the Berkeley City Council, proposed an unusual idea to his colleagues: putting affordable housing on the blockchain
If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World
By Ryan F. Mandelbaum | Jul 2, 2019
You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem.