6 - 12 June 2015
Blockstream has announced the release of the first open source code for sidechains, its signature project aimed at bitcoin scalability issues.
The OpenBazaar core team is excited to announce that we’ve received $1 million in seed funding from Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and angel investor William Mougayar to develop the OpenBazaar protocol and client, and build the first business on top of the OpenBazaar network.
Smart contracts platform Symbiont has closed a $1.25m seed funding round.
David Sterry wrote a blog post summarising the For and Against arguments in the ongoing Bitcoin block size debate.
Jeff Garzik gives his views on the bitcoin block size debate.
According to Jeremy Rubin, the Bitcoin community needs to solve these 8 problems before the block size problem: Privacy, Testing & Simulation, Formalization, Usability of Crypto, Developer Education & Resources, Systematization of Knowledge, Mining Decentralization, Fork Support Protocol
HaoBTC's Eric Mu speaks about life at the company's bitcoin mine in the Tibetan mountains.
Russia’s Central Bank may soon allow and regulate transactions in Bitcoin, according to a leading Moscow newspaper.
LifeLock alleges that Xapo was developed at Lemon, a company LifeLock acquired.
William Mougayar, an angel invested who invested in OpenBazaar's $1million funding round shares his insights into why he thinks OpenBazaar has the potential to be big as an e-commerce platform.
Richard Brown in this blog post tries to explain why we should be thinking about permissionless ledgers as a classic example of disruptive innovation and how he thinks that banks could think about permissioned ledgers in the interim.
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