Blockchain

MrBitcoin August 17, 2018

China has been on the verge of blockchain adoption as of late. The technology, in fact, has become part of the country’s national, president-signed program. The latest advancement in the field relates to the country’s old corruption staple — fake invoices used to embezzle corporate and state funds. Tax authorities of the city of Shenzhen […]

MrBitcoin August 14, 2018

Airlines and airports are functioning on outdated methods of information collection and distribution, using many isolated operating systems where data exchange can be timely and unsecure — despite a reported 170 percent increase in the past 20 years of U.S. outbound trips abroad. Major competitors have recognized how the characteristics of the aviation industry align […]

MrBitcoin August 1, 2018

A major new report from the U.S. Treasury Department published July 31 has called for a more agile and conducive regulatory approach to innovations in the fintech sector. The 222-page report, devoted to ‘Nonbank Financials, Fintech, and Innovation,’ only fleetingly touches upon cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) such as blockchain, noting that these are […]

MrBitcoin July 31, 2018

A professional football team from Gibraltar is set to become the very first one in the world to partially pay its players with cryptocurrency. The move was announced by Pablo Dana – the owner of the club. The changes are to come in effect from the next season. Gibraltar United: Cryptocurrency and Football Gibraltar United, […]

MrBitcoin July 25, 2018

This Bitcoin price surge is not like the rest: that’s according to Mati Greenspan, who this week produced new evidence of Bitcoin’s solid underlying health. Interest ‘Not Just On Futures And Exchanges’ In a series of tweets Tuesday and Wednesday, the eToro senior market analyst and cryptocurrency commentator placed the spotlight on tight exchange spreads, […]

MrBitcoin July 21, 2018

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has created its own political action committee (PAC), according to documents made public today, July 20. In the U.S., PACs are organizations that pool campaign contributions from members with similar policy and political goals and subsequently donate them to political campaigns for or against candidates, legislation, or […]

MrBitcoin July 19, 2018

Cryptocurrency cellphone top-up company Bitrefill has announced it will start selling gift vouchers for Amazon and other brands — effectively opening up Bitcoin Lightning Network payments to almost any item.  Lightning ‘Comes’ to Amazon, Uber, and More In a press release on July 19, Bitrefill — which became one of the first cryptocurrency businesses to […]

MrBitcoin July 8, 2018

The new Ethereum language Vyper has been released and is so far getting enthusiastic reviews and comments on social media. The language which is an upgrade from the discarded Serpent offers developers an alternative to Solidity with some early converts calling it an improvement. Vyper Beta Ready for Testing Like Solidity, Vyper compiles down to Ethereum […]

MrBitcoin July 7, 2018

The FedEx Institute of Technology has announced its partnership with pharmacy services company Good Shepherd Pharmacy to develop new blockchain-based infrastructure to help cancer patients get medications, news outlet Commercial Appeal reported July 6. The FedEx Institute of Technology is an organization that serves as a promoter of interdisciplinary research in emerging technologies that operates […]

MrBitcoin June 29, 2018

One of the planet’s most respected financial market analysts has spoken about a possible entry point for investors wishing to get exposure to Bitcoin, along with his thoughts about the future of the most successful digital asset to date. Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz, stated that the cryptocurrency was worth considering at […]