Legal Fears Slow Ross Ulbricht Appeal Fundraising

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to correct an inaccuracy. The Crypto Show is a radio show -- not a podcast -- which is broadcast on 89.1 FM in Austin, Texas. We have also added Lyn Ulbricht's and Cody Wilson's comments regarding Ghost Gunner's legality.The Crypto Show, a popular cryptocurrency radio show, began a StartJoin crowdfunding campaign for...

China’s Bleeding Stock Market

While many eyes are watching Greece, another large market bleeding. China's stock market opened on Sunday, July 5, 2015, following an incredible three week plunge, losing $2.36 trillion in market value. Many investors wonder if the losses in Chinese markets will billow outwards towards other countries. Also read: Gold Takes a Backseat to Bitcoin During Greek Debt Crisis Frederic Neumann of...

Deadline for Filing MTGox Bankruptcy Claims Extended

On April 22, 2015, the MtGox bankruptcy trustee initiated a process enabling MTGox users to claim their lost funds. The trustee created a system that enabled users to file claims against MtGox in order to try and retrieve their lost funds. The deadline to file claims against the bankrupt bitcoin exchange was set to end on the 29th of...

BitMessage – A Proper, Decentralized, Peer-to-peer Social Messaging Platform

Bitcoin’s underlying blockchain technology is a cause of many amazing technological breakthroughs, most of which we have yet to discover. But while the search for the “next big thing” is underway, several companies have tried their hand at combining Bitcoin and social messaging. However, most of these platforms are built on top of pre-existing platforms. BitMessage is one of...

Gold Takes a Backseat to Bitcoin During Greek Debt Crisis

For the first time in history, gold has taken a backseat to Bitcoin during a financial crisis. Currently, Greece is in economic turmoil; banks have closed, ATMs are inoperable, and credit cards have been shut off. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis stepped down on July 6, as his country voted "nay" to demands from an international lenders referendum. Many in...

European Head of Data Protection Calls For Less Invasive Surveillance Measures, Blockchain Technology A Powerful Ally?

One of the more pressing debates in the world of technology is the trade-off between security, privacy and convenience. Especially on the end-user level, convenience seems to trump both privacy and security more often than not. But if the European Head of Data Protection has a say in the matter, that might be about to change very soon. The Fight...

Crisis and Bitcoin solutions

Amid the complex Greek crisis, professors, “economic" and "financial" experts offer solutions to the people in need. However with explanations like: “…People need to set some diversification strategies and build up some reciprocity relationships…”, most people will wonder what they mean. We will explain the more useful reactions that these experts offer and how the average Joe or Jane can...

Bitcoin Documentaries Are Oudated, Time to Take Things To A Big Screen?

One of the more popular ways of bringing Bitcoin to the general public is by creating documentaries. Not only are these types of screenings informative, but they also offer a way for people to catch up on important parts of Bitcoin’s storied history over the past few years. And within also lies the problem, as these documentaries only talk...

Global Arena Holding, Inc to Acquire Blockchain Technologies Corporation

Blockchain Technologies Corporation (BTC) is a technology company acting as an early-stage Angel investor, incubator, and seed accelerator program featuring a number of innovative startups using and researching the Blockchain. Blockchain Technologies has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Global Arena Holding, Inc., (OTC PINK: GAHC). GAHC incorporated a new wholly owned subsidiary in the State of Delaware...

Improper Network Block Validation Leads to Advisory 30-Confirmation Wait on Bitcoin Transactions

The Bitcoin world is on the edge of their seat right now, as Bitcoin Core Developers have advised users not to spend any incoming transactions until they have at least 30 network confirmations. Even though most people don’t like to wait around for six transactions to begin with, 30 network transactions will cause additional delays to fully “receive” funds....