Last updated on October 23rd, 2017 at 06:29 am NEO, formally known as Antshares, was founded in 2014 as a way to bring together smart contracts—a digital identity system—and the exchange of digital assets. With this novel vision, Antshares became China’s first open-source blockchain technology. During its exponential ascent in ...
Bitcoin Gold (BTG/Bgold) is an upcoming hard fork of the Bitcoin blockchain that’s scheduled to occur on October 25. Bgold has nothing to do with the yellow metal, so it shouldn’t be confused with BitGold, the gold investment and payments firm. Bgold is equally unrelatedf to both the previous hard ...
Coinhive is a Monero (XMR) miner that runs on users’ web browsers when they’re visiting certain sites (don’t worry, we don’t employ this on 99Bitcoins). Recently, The Pirate Bay and CBS’s Showtime were busted for running Coinhive on visitors’ browsers without their knowledge or consent. Before we get into a discussion ...
Everyone I know is making a fortune either holding or trading Bitcoin. In all reality, buying Bitcoin and holding it throughout the long term offers the potential for huge profits without having to stare at order books all day long. However, the potential to double or triple holdings is often ...
Every few weeks, we’re going to send you a cool new video, just like this one, explaining some Bitcoin basics. You can use them to learn more about Bitcoin yourself, or you can forward them to friends or family members who have questions. 99Bitcoins’ “Buy Bitcoin” service List of verified ...
Bitcoin has witnessed an exponential growth in recent months and has started gaining attention among the media and government authorities. Several multinational corporations and financial institutions have started embracing bitcoin as a legitimate payment system. Bitcoin is the most popular digital currency holding around 80% of the market share and ...
Bitcoin is a novel and innovative platform for making digital money transactions over the internet, and it’s cleverly designed to be remarkably secure. Nevertheless, its procedures are still not easy to grasp for the average person, thus restraining its use to a very specific niche of users. Many companies have ...
BitPay, a Bitcoin payment processor used by over sixty-thousand businesses and organizations, has partnered with the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) to increase the reach of donations. The NYSCF is a non-profit organization using stem cell research to accelerate cures and medicine testing. ALS, diabetes, cancer, spinal cord injury, ...
The Imperial College London announced the inauguration of the Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering in their Summer of 2015 Engineering Newsletter. This decision comes shortly after the College hosted a Bitcoin forum, which determined a high level of interest amongst students and faculty. During the forum, Mike Hearn (Bitcoin ...
If you’re not familiar with the name MercadoLibre, it’s basically South America’s version of Ebay. In fact, since 2001 — two years after it launched in Argentina — its main shareholder has been the US-based e-commerce titan itself. MercadoLibre was founded by Marcos Galperín — who still serves as CEO ...