Blockchain

MrBitcoin October 14, 2018

On April 10, 2018, 21 EU member states and Norway signed up to create the European Blockchain Partnership. Including the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands and Ireland, they committed themselves to “cooperate in the establishment of a European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) that will support the delivery of cross-border digital public services, with the […]

MrBitcoin October 12, 2018

Global economist Nouriel Roubini expressed his rage against Bitcoin and blockchain while displaying his profound lack of understanding in the field. A Political Rap against Crypto Roubini was present at an informational hearing round “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem” organized by the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, alongside Peter Van […]

MrBitcoin October 8, 2018

Blockchain cloud computing platform Oasis Labs announced a partnership with major names in crypto and venture capital to launch a blockchain tech hub called the Oasis Startup Hub, the firm announced at San Francisco Blockchain Week October 8. According to the company’s press release, the Oasis Startup Hub aims to create an ecosystem for blockchain […]

MrBitcoin October 6, 2018

Cryptocurrency finance company Circle Internet Financial Ltd. has acquired equity crowdfunding platform and broker-dealer SeedInvest, according to an announcement published October 5. Exact terms of the transaction were not disclosed. New York-based SeedInvest was founded in 2012 as a startup investing platform. Since then, the company has reportedly raised capital for 220 firms through more […]

MrBitcoin October 4, 2018

The proportion of Bitcoin payments sent using Segregated Witness (SegWit) experienced a sudden spike on October 4, rising to over 50 percent for the first time. Corning The Network Data from Transactionfee.info uploaded to social media shows SegWit transactions jumping from around 45 percent to 53 percent. SegWit, a protocol which facilitates faster and cheaper Bitcoin […]

MrBitcoin October 3, 2018

One of France’s most celebrated football teams has announced that they will be launching their own digital asset. The token will give holders various perks including voting rights on some of decisions made by the club. Paris Saint-Germain Become the Latest Professional Sports Club to Enter the Crypto Space The bear market of 2018 might […]

MrBitcoin October 1, 2018

The French-Canadian province has quickly become a cryptocurrency mining hotspot due to the naturally cold weather and cheap electricity. However, the industry might be seriously impacted following today’s local parliamentary elections.  An Important Vote In early 2018, the provincial government of Quebec was loaded with demand on behalf of cryptocurrency mining companies from China and […]

MrBitcoin September 27, 2018

Italy is about to enter the European Blockchain Partnership, according to the country’s Member of Parliament (MP) Mirella Liuzzi, as cited by Cointelegraph Italy Thursday, September 27. According to Liuzzi, the partnership — a collaboration of 26 EU countries — will be signed by the Minister of Economic Development, Labour and Social Policies Luigi Di […]

MrBitcoin September 24, 2018

Thailand’s fourth largest bank, Kasikornbank, has recently joined the blockchain-based Visa B2B Connect program for cross-border payments, local newspaper The Nation reported Thursday, September 20. According to The Nation, Kasikornbank is the “first” bank in the country to use the technology, setting the stage for a more widespread use of blockchain in the country’s banking […]