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AltcoinWeekly - Issue #88

Issue #88

1 - 7 August 2015 

Overstock launched t0.com this week at Nasdaq in an otherwise less dramatic week in cryptocurrency.

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Bitfinex No Longer Available in NY

Bitfinex announced that they are no longer available for New York residents due to the BitLicense.

Overstock Unveils Blockchain Trading Platform at Nasdaq Event

Patrick Byrne, CEO of US online retail giant Overstock, unveiled tØ.com today at the headquarters of the major US stock market Nasdaq in New York today.

No, Satoshi Nakamoto Hasn't Moved a Thing

Social media lit up with the news that bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto had emerged from the shadows to make a transaction.


Overstock CEO Uses Bitcoin Tech to Spill Wall Street Secret

Using technology based on the blockchain, he wants to move the stock-loan market onto the Internet.

TØ Co-Founder Talks Overstock's Wall Street Strategy

In a new interview, tØ co-founder John Tabacco opens up about Overstock's blockchain offerings for Wall Street and its working relationship with ICBC.


Truthcoin Creator Believes Augur Will Fail

The creator of the Truthcoin believes Augur will fail due to his interactions with the development team and the project's reliance on Ethereum.

Eris COO: Private and Public Blockchains Need to Co-Exist

Outspoken Eris COO Preston Byrne talks misconceptions about his firm, which is among the more notable to claim the blockchain can exitst without bitcoin.

On Public and Private Blockchains

Vitalik Buterim chimes in on the public vs private blockchain debate.


Does cloud mining make sense?

Paul Ellenbogen, a second year Ph.D. student at Princeton discusses whether cloud mining makes sense.

Bitcoin Core Developer Proposes 17.7% Yearly Block Size Growth; Still No White Smoke

In the ongoing debate regarding Bitcoin's block size limit, Bitcoin Core developer Pieter “sipa” Wuille has published a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) to increase the maximum block size by 17.7% per year, starting in January 2017.

Bitcoin Quantitative Easing; the 21M Cap Debate

Lately, there is a discussion on whether it is just a matter of time before the 21,000,000 bitcoin cap will be lifted/changed. In this article, the author argues that this is not going to happen.


7 Politicians in Support of Bitcoin and Blockchain Tech

CoinDesk looks at some of the high-profile politicians embracing bitcoin and blockchain technology to date.


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