Blockchain

Android Bitcoin wallet Blockchain was briefly borked
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In “rare circumstances”, the Android Bitcoin wallet Blockchain could prove a catastrophic failure for users, so its authors have rushed out an update. According to the app's advisory, the bug affected a mere “handful” of users, with one report noting …

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Nasdaq to Push Forward with Blockchain Applications
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… a specialist electronic transactions consulting firm that advises governments and large companies on electronic identity and electronic money, believes that the real value of Bitcoin is independent of the highly volatile exchange rate of the …

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ShoCard Embeds Your Identity in the Bitcoin Blockchain
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This perspective ignores the fact that bitcoin, the currency, is essential for the blockchain to work as intended. The only reason miners secure the global transaction ledger in the first place is because they are rewarded with bitcoin currency as income.

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Bitcoin vs Blockchain: Barry Silbert Weighs-in at Inside Bitcoins NYC
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After Silbert provided a quick update on the status of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, Hochstein decided to ask the bitcoin investor about the idea of using blockchain technology without the underlying bitcoin currency. Do we really need a new currency …

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Blockchain Reports 3 Millionth Bitcoin Wallet
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Wallet software provider Blockchain has opened its three millionth bitcoin wallet, having doubled downloads in less than a year. The company has seen continued demand since bitcoin's 2013 price spike, passing the 1.5 million milestone in April.

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Bitcoin Revisited: Focus on Alternative Currency Masks the Power of Blockchain …
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Being an investor in bitcoins last year was pretty ugly. Many who thought they owned a valuable alternative to fiat currency found themselves involved in an unending nightmare, from the $500 million collapse of Mt. Gox exchange to the Silk Road scandal.

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Ultra Fast Blockchain with New Bitcoin Wallet
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The Bitcoin Core development team released version 0.1 of its wallet software packages for all platforms this morning. The wallet was made available via the BitTorrent protocol, specifically to better serve regions of the world where Bitcoin.org …

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How bitcoin and its blockchain work
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FT technology reporter Sally Davies explains how the “blockchain” technology behind bitcoin works. With the digital currency’s volatility, investors have foc…

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