Bitcoin Blockchain Data is Now Beamed from Space via Blockstream Satellite

“Today’s launch of Blockstream Satellite gives even more people on the planet the choice to participate in Bitcoin.” San Francisco based blockchain and financial cryptography specialist Blockstream has just announced the availability of Blockstream Satellite, a new service that broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from space. Learn how to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum safely with…

Bank of America Developing a Blockchain for ‘Real-Time’ Card Settlement

Bank of American needs someone with experience developing on Blockchain, Ethereum and Hyperledger. If you ‘re a programmer and want to ensure the success of your career, you seemingly can’t go wrong with focusing on blockchain technology, as it promises to be at the base of all money-related systems in the future. Bank of America…

SegWit (Segregated Witness)- Bitcoin

SegWit (Segregated Witness)- Bitcoin DEFINITION of ‘SegWit (Segregated Witness)’ SegWit is the process by which the block size limit on a blockchain is increased by removing signature data from Bitcoin transactions. When certain parts of a transaction are removed, this frees up space or capacity to add more transactions to the chain. Segregate means to…

Bancor Crowdsale Raises Over $140 Million in Less Than Three Hours

The Bancor fundraiser received 396,619 ETH worth over $142 million at an Ethereum price of $360. The Bancor Protocol’s fundraiser raised 396,619 ETH today, worth over $142 million at an Ethereum price of $360. This was done despite massive malicious cyber attacks on Bancor’s network, website and application – which forced the team to extend…

We Plan To Open 5,000 Bitcoin ATMs in Europe in 2017: Bitlish

Bitcoin ATM provider Bitlish was the first to open a bonafide BTM in Russia, but it is its expansion plans that are likely to get the market talking. Despite the growing presence of BTMs in Europe, usage is still limited. Not inconsiderable fees, as well as a lack of general consumer understanding, mean that online…

Ethereum’s Market Cap Reaches $8 Billion, as Prices Jump Near $90

After some amazing gains you’d think ethereum would take a break, but someone pressed on the gas pedal today, making it jump $10 in around three hours, up from around $75-$80 to almost $90, giving it a market cap of more than $8 billion. That’s $1 billion more than just yesterday, but where is all…

Introducing Ethereum Development – Part 5 – Deployment

In this series, we have followed fictional character Alice as she builds out a donation system with Ethereum. So far, she has built and tested a smart contract and would now like to deploy it (before starting work on the frontend GUI for her app). After some research on the web, she decides to try…

Introducing Ethereum Development – Part 4 – Smarter Smart Contract

On Alice’s continuing mission to monetise her blog through Ether donations, she realises that her previous solution could be improved by making it more generic and flexible. She decides to create a Dapp to produce an embeddable button generated from a smart contract with an administrative UI. Taking this approach, she can build a solution…

Ethereum Trades ref by Orelex-Trades

Ethereum Markets USD # Source Pair Volume (24h) Price Volume (%) Updated 1 Poloniex ETH/BTC $1,760,310 $10.60 22.20% Recently 2 HitBTC ETH/BTC $1,746,670 $10.59 22.03% Recently 3 YoBit ETH/BTC $661,576 $10.59 8.34% Recently 4 GDAX ETH/USD $485,516 $10.60 6.12% Recently 5 Bitfinex ETH/USD $466,787 $10.56 5.89% Recently 6 Bitfinex ETH/BTC $417,763 $10.59 5.27% Recently 7…