12 - 18 December 2015
Bitcoin price is up again just at the right time for our festive holidays. Merry Xmas folks! Have a good time with family :)
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Bitcoin Foundation board members Jim Harper and Olivier Janssens have exited the trade organization amid questions about its future.
Singapore’s DBS Bank has reportedly partnered with Standard Chartered to create a distributed ledger for trade finance.
Peter Van Valkenburgh, Coin Center's Director of Research, clarifies some terminology and explains some technical concepts from the ever-changing universe of Bitcoin-derived innovations.
Jameson Lopp attended the second Scaling Bitcoin workshop with high expectations and was pleased to report that a great deal of progress has been made and it looks like we have a number of clear paths laid out for how we can proceed with increasing the performance of the Bitcoin network so that it can support more users.
Federal regulators, in a significant shift in how financial securities will be distributed and traded, have approved a plan to issue stock on the Bitcoin blockchain.
R3 Head of Research Tim Swanson says that the company’s software team in London is developing an open-sourced, generic blockchain for banks, The Sidney Morning Herald reports. "Many banks feel they can reduce, or eliminate altogether, various costs, by adopting some sort of common shared ledger and let that proliferate through the industry," said Swanson.
Blockchain platform Setl has appointed the former executive director of the Bank of England as its chairman.
Charlie Lee, creator of Litecoin expresses his views on the current proposals on scaling Bitcoin.
Pieter Wuille gave a fantastic presentation on “Segregated Witness” in Hong Kong. It’s a great idea, and should be rolled into Bitcoin as soon as safely possible. It is the kind of fundamental idea that will have huge benefits in the future.
Aaron van Wirdum tries to explain Segregated Witness in this 3 part series.
Emin Gün Sirer shares his view on how to spot the real Satoshi after the latest "exposé" by Wired claiming that Australian, Craig Wright is Satoshi Nakomoto.
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