In analyzing the state of the Bitcoin network as a payment system, people often point to transactions per day. Yet, since Bitcoin is a one-to-many payments solution, meaning one transaction can have multiple recipients, to truly know the state of the payment network, one must dig a bit deeper. Increasingly, people are catching onto the […]
While social media giant Facebook is reportedly moving forward with its own cryptocurrency, controversy surrounds the social networking platform this weekend. CrossFit, which refers to itself as a lifestyle characterized by safe, effective exercise and sound nutrition, has removed its accounts from Facebook and Instagram, calling Facebook “utopian socialists”. Meanwhile, a video manipulated to make […]
The folks over at Robbins Research International – the website for Tony Robbins – recently penned a piece on Bitcoin. We thought we’d break down some of the advice which appeared first on the acclaimed investor’s blog. The piece first defines bitcoin. “It is a digital system of (non-physical) ‘tokens’ which have an ascribed value […]
The U.S sanctioned a network of Iranian companies worth billions on Tuesday, including banks and funds accused of financing the country’s paramilitary apparatus. Washington’s move increases pressure on Tehran, sending a message to governments and companies still working with Iran to stop or face penalties. The U.S.’s goal in targeting the Basij militia’s financing network, […]
Travelers arriving at the United States who raise suspicions might now have their cards scanned by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents.
A cold war in the 21st-century seemed unlikely… until now. Tariffs by the United States on $200 billion worth of Chinese products and retaliatory tariffs by China on $60 billion worth of American goods went into effect on Monday. While the United States and China are competing for global supremacy, they maintain mutual agreements to […]
A gathering between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and top state law enforcement officials took place on Tuesday to discuss the ways the government can protect the privacy of social media users.
A bull market is when stock prices continue increasing by 20 percent from a previous drop of 20 percent, or when the securities market keeps rising. Bull markets can also refer to other markets like housing, investment, or commodities.
Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina, stated that a revamped arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will help boost investor confidence in the country after a financial crisis forced South America’s second-largest market to a recession. “We are working with the IMF and we are going to present something that will bring confidence,” Macri said. […]
Jim Rogers, author of “A Bull in China: Investing Profitably in the World’s Greatest Market” and a renowned investor who co-founded the first global investment fund with George Soros in 1973, has made numerous extraordinary predictions about trade market in the past, including the fall of the US dollar.
A new ruling from a federal judge means the U.S. Department of Education has delayed student loan forgiveness for some. The Attorneys general of 19 states, as well as the Districct of Columbia, sued U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education for delaying a borrower protection rule scheduled to take […]
The latest tariffs on American and Chinese goods aren’t as severe as expected, making stocks rise on Tuesday. Substantial profits in tech also propelled market gains. The S&P 500 increased 0.5 percent to close at 2,904.31, headed by buyer discretionary spending and industrials. It is also less than half a percent from its record high.
Hurricane Maria had a disastrous effect on Puerto Rico, and even though the one-year anniversary of the natural disaster is on September 20th, the island has yet to fully recover.
Venezuelan workers who got a pittance are now getting a slightly higher pay, thanks to a 3000% increase in their minimum wage. What they may not have, though, are jobs. Seven million employees are now guaranteed 1,800 bolivars per month, which is worth about $20 at the black-market rate, after a minimum wage hike. Venezuelan […]
Professionals at investment bank JPMorgan say the next global economic crisis will start in 2020. Experts say the recession due to occur in two years will be less impactful than the 2008 crash, which sent the globe into recession and has been named the worst recession ever.
Elon Musk appeared as a special guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast last week. When Rogan lit up a tobacco-cannabis hybrid cigarette – often referred to as a butt – after two hours of interview, he assumed Musk would decline due to the inevitable backlash from Tesla and SpaceX shareholders.
Nike shares recovered their losses on Monday after their contentious publicity campaign featuring former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick initially spurred a drop in their shares. The campaign, released to celebrate Nike’s 30th anniversary of their slogan “Just Do it,” sparked both backlash and support of the brand.
Google just introduced a new group of startup businesses into Launchpad Studio, the tech behemoth’s accelerator it launched last year that matches top machine learning startups and experts from Silicon Valley with Google – its people, network, and advanced technologies. While the accelerator’s first group was meant to gather new insights from medical data, this most […]
Usually, when people think about cryptocurrency, it’s on hard drives, cell phones or third-party exchanges. But, cryptocurrency debit cards have long been an exciting frontier for crypto-enthusiasts. The large San Francisco-based exchange, Coinbase, has offered a debit card, the Shift Payment Card, which allows users to gain access to their cryptocurrency just like their bank […]
Zen Magnets’ existence as a Denver-based Magnet sphere company has not been easy. The company, which once released a Zen Magnets Bitcoin Set, was brought to court over their products and lived to tell about the story. Today, as the only U.S.-based magnet sphere company, the company has pressed on after having their business threatened […]
(GoldSilverBitcoin) – Everex, formerly Midas Reserv, is making waves in the crypto-cash industry thanks to its contributions in cash-transfer technologies. Based on the Ethereum blockchain, Everex’s central product, Cryptocash, allows individuals to transfer cash across borders instantly in form of national currency on a blockchain. Applicable to remittance and cash transfers, Cryptocash is a digitized […]
(Gold Silver Bitcoin) – $450 million RMB on a blockchain. That’s what VeChain brings to the table in the world of blockchain. It’s really the most promising blockchain use case out of China – and there are many.
Hackers threatened the Bengaluru-based IT giant Wipro with a biological attack if the company did not pay $77,760,498 USD (500 crore) in bitcoins by May 25. In an email sent on Friday the sender threatened to use Ricin, a natural toxin, in food served in cafeterias, drones or on toilet seats. The email, with a […]
Chamath Palihapitiya, an owner of the Golden State Warriors professional basketball team, recently took to twitter to celebrate the digital currency Bitcoin. “Reiterating my belief about $BTC,” the venture capitalist from Sri-Lanka (raised in Canada) tweeted. “It’s the ultimate insurance policy against autocracy, currency curbs and other forms of value destruction.” Reiterating my belief about […]
(Gold Silver Bitcoin) President Trump warned last week of a “major, major conflict with North Korea”. He said he’d rather do things diplomatically, though it’d prove “very difficult.” Trump has made no secret about tensions between North Korea and the US. “There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict […]
Mike Cannon-Brookes admitted he likes to gamble – on bitcoin. Cannon-Brookes tweeted on Monday: An ounce of Bitcoin is finally worth more than an ounce of gold. https://t.co/0NEa0Szq2z — Mike Cannon-Brookes (@mcannonbrookes) April 30, 2017 Cannon-Brookes, who mistakenly thinks bitcoins come in ounces, tweeted later that he “bet” on bitcoin, and he has done well […]
(Gold Silver Bitcoin) Companies aren’t letting investors know what to expect ahead of earnings season. Less than 100 have published their expectations, the least amount since Bloomberg began keeping track in 1999. The latest drop in reports is the quickest on record, down 35% from a year ago. Investors are concerned about a pullback in […]
Donald Trump wants a golden carriage procession down the London Mall during his planned UK visit in October in what police believe will likely be the most extensive public order operation in years. “If he is in a golden coach being dragged up the Mall by a couple of horses, the risk factor is dramatically […]
Five prisoners in the United States managed to build two personal computers from parts hidden behind a plywood board in the ceiling of a closet of their detention center. The prisoners connected the PC’s to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s (ODRC) network and abused their new found powers. The actions by the prisoners […]
The Royal Canadian Mint is a favorite coin producer for precious metals investors. Many prefer the Mint’s 24k gold offerings or maybe the .9999 silver bullion. To investor delight, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled its fourth numismatic line for 2017. Of note, the Mint celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary in this line, including an ultra-high […]
Travel for Bitcoin has become much easier since 2013, when Bitcoin skyrocketed above $1,000 for the first time. Perhaps, you’ve seen a bitcoin sign hanging in the window of a streetside business. There are, to be certain, an increasing number of merchants accepting bitcoin, as well as individuals curious about using the first financial technology based on […]
An asteroid just passed earth. It had £3.7trillion worth of platinum on board. Goldman Sachs wants to mine that platinum. The multinational financial company holds futuristic visions of tomorrow, starting with the “realistic” goal of mining asteroids for trillions of dollars worth of platinum. But, the bank’s plans don’t end there. Goldman Sachs wants to […]
When two senior blockchain leaders left JP Morgan’s Juno project last month to start the firm Kadena.io, as reported by Quartz, it was on amicable terms. Related: JPMorgan Publishes Code for Permissioned Blockchain JPMorgan & Kadena Partnership In The Works? In fact, former executive director Stuart Popejoy and JP Morgan head engineer Will Martino – […]
(GoldSilverBitcoin) U.S. Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott in Buffalo, New York ruled that bitcoin is not money in a money laundering case out of Buffalo. Scott ruled instead that Bitcoin is akin to a commodity, a collectible, but not currency. Scott’s decision may not be upheld, as the district judge is reviewing it and reserves […]
(GoldSilverBitcoin) Anthony Rizzo is a baseball star. He is possibly the face of Major League Baseball thanks to his role in ending the Chicago Cub’s 108 year drought and role as team star. So, it’s only fitting that on the night the Cubs raised the 2016 World Series Championship banner, Rizzo delivered his first RBI […]
When a tank collector bought a new tank for £30,000 trade-in, he found more than £2million of gold bullion hidden in the tank’s fuel tank. And then, the police took the precious metals. Nick Mead found five gold bars while restoring the Russian T54/69 he recently added to his collection of 150 military vehicles. The […]
El Salvador will prohibit gold and other metal mining after lawmakers overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday for the ban. Environmental activists say the country is the first in the world to ban metal mining. Related: How to Start Your Own Gold Dealer Website El Salvador’s delicate environment was cited as being unable to sustain metal mining operations, […]
Researchers believe they have discovered a way to add gold and silver to nail polish to create a durable, tined and perhaps even antibacterial nail coloring, extending the precious metals’ ancient uses for fashion in the form of jewelry. Related: World’s Second Largest Gold Coin Stolen From Berlin Museum The research, published in the ACS’ […]
21.co used the 21.co/blockchain list to survey influential individuals in the blockchain space. “The list includes Bitcoin Core developers and Bitcoin Unlimited supporters, as well as a host of investors, executives, and founders,” writes 21.co on its Medium account. Related: Microsoft Head of Decentralized Identity Says Bitcoin is Under Attack The survey turned up aggregate numbers […]
Digital currency exchange ShapeShift, based in Switzerland, raised $10.4 million in capital from U.S. and international venture capital investors to fund its future expansion. The firm, owned by libertarian and former bitcoin gambling site SatoshiDice administrator Erik Voorhees, allows cryptocurrency users to instantly exchange digital currencies like bitcoin for other altcoins without needing to open […]
Australian underwear brand aussieBum wants your butt to feel like…a million bucks. Towards that end, the company has created a pair of men’s underwear worth $14,695. The company even sold a pair, though that guy wishes to remain anonymous has followed the brand since 2001, according to aussieBum’s press release. RELATED: Victoria’s Secret Angels […]
For the fourth straight year, gold investment will increase in 2017. Global political and economic factors have driven to increased gold demand despite the fact that the yellow metal has yet to reach once more its highs of fall 2011. “There has been a return of opportunistic generalist investors who had exited gold in late […]
Thieves in Berlin stole the world’s second-largest gold coin from a Berlin museum using a rope, a foldout ladder and a wheelbarrow. The heist took place right by Angela Merkel’s inner-city apartment, to boot. Related: The IMF Says Donald Trump is Good for the American Economy The Big Maple Leaf coin is one of five […]
Bitcoin and Google Voice helped to make the suspected arrested Thursday for his wave of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers virtually untraceable over a period of month, as first reported The Daily Beast. Related: Dark Web Gun Runner Overdoses in Front of Court to Try and Avoid Sentencing As unfolded other Bitcoin criminals, like […]
“To the BU folks threatening a 51% attack: Imagine a decentralized identity client, running an SPV that blocks BU, shipping to 1 billion PCs,” tweeted Daniel B, Microsoft Head of Decentralized Identity, essentially representing a weighing in on the block size debate. Related: Bitcoin Mining isn’t totally unheard of on Global US Armed Force Bases […]
Partisanship determines how people see CBO and government output on government statistics, including the jobless rate and even the Census according a new survey by YouGov. U.S. citizens pick and choose what they believe. Republicans are generally more skeptical of the government. Democrats and Republicans, to be sure, have similar reactions on other government stats. […]
(GoldSilverBitcoin) – 11 people were killed in accidents in two neighboring gold mines in central China’s Henan province on Friday. The thick smoke engulfed a pit at the Qinling gold mine, run by the China National Gold Group in Lingbao City. Twelve workers and six management staff were trapped inside, as reported by Xinhua on […]
(GoldSilverBitcoin) To commemorate their 2016 World Series title – the first in 108 years – the Chicago Cubs will sport a uniform with gold for their first two home games of 2017. The first two games take place on April 10 and April 12 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Gold trim will wrap the C […]
Deutsche bank heads believe Britain could soon pay for leaving the European Union (EU). The bank has issued a startlingly pessimistic outlook for 2017, reporting they believe the pound could fall to $1.06 against the dollar by the end of the year. But that’s not all, as reported by Express. According to Deutsche Bank, the pound […]
Dave Mirra’s 24-karat bike – which he rode in the X Games – was for sale on eBay for $50,000 but did not sell. It’s likely still available. It’s for sale by the guy who bought it from Dave Mirra. Related: There’s a Cryptographic Treasure Hunt for Gold Art Objects in a Small English Town […]
A-Mark Precious Metals CEO Gregory N. Roberts sold 3,300 shares of the company’s stock on Thursday. Sold at $17.66, the overall sale totaled $58, 094.96. A-Mark Precious Metals Inc sales, which trade 0.35% during midday trading Thursday, reached $17.45. Related: Spanish Government Limits Cash Withdrawal 1,000 Euros Overall, 23,027 shares of the company traded hands, […]
The Idaho House of Representatives voted by a 56-13 margin last week to cease Idaho taxation on precious metals, including gold and silver coins and bars. Related: China and Russia are Stockpiling Gold Bill Sponsor Representative Mike Moyle (R) and the entire Republican caucus voted in favor of the measure. Now the Republican-controlled Idaho Senate […]
Adriana Lima looks great. And especially, for goldbugs and silverbugs, in gold. The Victoria Secret model arrived at Ocean Drive Magazine’s celebration at Komodo in Miami Wednesday night. Related: Bruno Mars Sparkles and Shines on 24K Magic The party, planned to celebrate the magazine’s March issue with Adriana as the cover, featured Ms. Lima wearing […]
We all know, deep down, the best taco are those $1 street tacos found long after the sun has gone down on a Mexico city over the weekend. One Mexican chef, Licerio, has taken this to a new extreme. Related: A $40,000 Gold Bar Gets Crushed The Grand Velas Los Cabos’, a luxury resort in […]
A Colorado man has people in the Northern part of the state rushing to find the cash and gold he stashes around the area per a treasure hunt he conducts on social media. Related: Treasure Hunter Who Stole Gold Bars Arrested in Florida The man, who wants to only go by Matt, started a Facebook […]
Juan Pablo Granda was employed by NTR Metals to go into the Latin America jungle and buy gold. U.S. investigators eventually caught on that this practice could have been abetting cocaine traffickers turn their money into cash. NTR made efforts to evaluate their business practices, hiring Jones Day to review its business practices. Granda said […]
Silver has increased in value 9 percent since the start of the year, largely due to improving sentiment among institutional investors. But, in the past couple weeks, many of the gains in 2017 have been erased. Related: How to Start Your Own Gold Dealer Website “Changing expectations towards the outlook for U.S. interest rates and […]
A conspiracy involving employees at NTR Metals was outlined in a criminal complaint against Juan Pablo Granda, 35, and implicates the North American precious metals refinery and trading company in a litany of serious actions. The conspiracy involved the purchase of massive amounts of gold from illegal mines in Peru supporting human trafficking, forced labor […]
An artist hid five, £1,000 small gold objects around Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. If you find these valuable pieces? They’re yours… It’s not as easy as just finding these objects and cashing in, however. You will have decode encrypted messages starting with five paintings at the local arts centre and the encrypted codes within. “I like the […]
As Trump is planned stimulus to pump money to upgrade bridges, roads and other parts of the nation’s infrastructure, and cutting corporate and personal taxes, the IMF is saying the President Trump could be good for U.S. economy. Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that President Donald Trump will probably be […]
£910BILLION worth of bad debt could collapse the European Union banking system. The “urgent and actionable” reality in Europe, which has left to increasingly radical parties claiming seats in the continent’s parliaments, has led to regulators on the continent plan for a “bad bank” contingency. Such a “bad bank” would effectively collectivize among the taxpayers […]
Gold refineries in Switzerland sent a record amount of gold to Shanghai last December, and Russia is buying gold in droves as well, as the United States experiences a time of tumultuous politics and the european banking system is reported to be on the verge of collapse. Figures released at the end of January by […]
President elect Donald J Trump took to Twitter last week to promise punitive actions for those companies who left the US. It’s hardly the sort of free trade beliefs he pushed during the election, and a nightmare scenario for US business. Mr. Trump outlined what could become one of his legacy policies as President of […]
Bitcoin investor Peter Thiel attended the same costume event last week where Donald Trump made headlines. The theme of the event – heroes and villains – prompted Mr. Trump to fittingly dress as himself.
Donald J Trump tweeted Tuesday that SoftBank of Japan agreed to invest $50 billion in the US towards businesses and 50,000 new jobs. The tweet comes on the even of Pearl Harbor, a scar on the memory of both nations. In announcing the deal, Mr. Trump makes good on a campaign promise to improve international […]
A man who went by the darknet alias of Walter Mitty tried to overdose and take his own life outside of a court, before a judge was set to sentence the UK man, for a second time. His ploy failed, and the judge sentenced him to jail anyway. Justin Young, 45, was taken to the […]
Did you know that rapper Nas has his own domain on Coinbase.com? Well, he does (coinbase.com/Nas), and the rapper, who has invested in the San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange, features on this digital property the non-profit Watsi.org.
“To the moon!” That’s the cliche slogan for so many digital currencies, perhaps made most famous not by Bitcoin, but by , whose users since the beginning have proudly proclaimed the slogan.
“Companies are not going to leave the United States anymore without consequences. Not going to happen. It’s not going to happen, I’ll tell you right now,” Trump said on Thursday at a rally in Indiana as he boasted about the job’s he’d saved at Carrier, a company that purportedly planned to go to move 2,100 […]
Luke Brett Moore withdrew $2.1 million over 50 transactions thanks to a system error. He spent the free money on exotic cars, a power boat, paintings, jewelry and a framed Michael Jordan jersey. Last year, Mr. Moore was jailed, and convicted of fraud for deceiving his bank, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.
The Spanish Government acted today to cap cash payments at €1,000, down from the current cap of €2,500. Anti-fraud measures enacted today include a VAT information and increased regulation of deferred payments. The government is working on measures against fraud, including limiting the payment in cash to 1,000 euros instead of the current 2,500. The […]
In Paris, where the Victoria’s Secret angels are currently preparing to show off the lingerie lines newest models, some of the women are getting ready with 24k. The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is a big night in an Angels career. And so they’re preparing for it in a worthy fashion. A luxury face mask made […]
The word “cash” means different things in some parts of the world than in the US, Europe Australia and many other of the more stable economies worldwide. The Venezuela crisis has been ongoing, but trials and tribulations in India have meant a population short on cash. Meanwhile, things are “bizarre” in Zimbabwe where dollars go […]
YouTube channel Crushit recently crushed a gold bar worth nearly $40,000 provided gold company Baird & Co. Check out the cascading of gold that doing so produced. Many individuals claim that gold is a good investment. They usually cite economic uncertainty as a reason for owning gold, which is seen by mainstream investing knowledge as […]
The Royal Mint partnered with markets operator CME Group to build a gold market with blockchain technology as a means of broadening London’s hip-factor when buying and selling gold bullion. The Roya Mint, owned by taxpayers, plans to accept trades from the middle of next year on the Royal Mint Gold platform, intended to log […]
Bud Light announced its Super Bowl contest last week, which involves a bit of gold – to be exact gold cans of beer. If you receive a golden beer can in one of your 18,24, or 30 packs of Bud Light – the ones marked “Strike Gold” – you win a lifetime supply of Super […]
Birdman, Number 1 Stunner, took to Instagram to show off his new home which includes a golden toilet in his gold-themed bathroom. “Straight gold nigga,” the Cash Money CEO says. https://www.instagram.com/p/BNUYQoZhUOO/ In 2014, Birdman took to a video series called Flashy Lifestyle where he showed off some items like solid gold Versace lighters, 24 karat […]
Islamic Institutions, which follow guidelines issued by a Bahrain based group, now have a new sharia standard for gold-based products so as to incorporate bullion into Islamic finance. Gold has long been seen as currency in Islamic finance. Investors, however, have yet to speculate on its future value since no clear policy on how to […]
Adolf Hitler’s lost gold has been found, according to a British diver in the Baltic sea. The ocean explorer’s claims he found gold the Nazi’s stole as they ransacked Europe during World War II horrors. The discovery is reported to approximate £100 million, has been sought by treasure seekers time-and-time again never to be found…until […]
BTCC is one of the most influential Bitcoin mints in the world. Based in China, the Bitcoin miner recently introduced a line of physical bitcoins, a product very popular early in Bitcoin’s existence but stymied by regulatory uncertainty.
Steemit, which gained popularity in the Bitcoin community after it introduced the first blockchain-based website, announced a December 6 hard fork this morning. The fork, which had been discussed in Steemit forums in recent months, is designed to change the platform’s economic model and to benefit the social platform’s community. This will be done, according […]
Colloidal silver has long been considered a vital treatment to heal infections, cuts, bites, burns and other maladies. Indeed, many people even use colloidal silver for their pets. Ionic colloidal silver could be in every household, helping not only its human inhabitants, but its animal ones as well. Colloidal silver has been considered a way […]
In new rules for global banks who do financial business in Europe, Brussels tries to undermine future financial crises within the bloc and even gain more control over foreign financial firms.
The Bank of England spent nearly 100,000 on a Governors’ Day Jolly on July 10, but two weeks in the wake of the historic Brexit vote. The lavish party took place at the sports grounds in Roehampton, south west London. The £99,035 party, paid for by taxpayers ,comes at a time when savers have little […]
A weak Australian Dollar has led gold miners there to dig deep, according to quarterly production figures. In the third quarter, the second largest gold miner after China, Australian output increased 3 percent or 2 tonnes (64,301 troy ounces) to 75 tonnes over the same period from the year prior. This despite heavy rainfall which […]
Bitcoin and banks were never supposed to go hand-in-hand. So, in 2015, when the world’s largest financial institutions began investigation the technology behind Bitcoin, blockchain, it took many people by surprise. Now, approximately two years after those efforts began in earnest, it seems there’s somewhat of a clash taking place between Bitcoin and the consortium […]
With a one-year lapse in availability, the United States Mint is returning in roaring fashion with its annual 2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set, which went on sale at noon today. Silver prices have fallen since 2011, when it neared record prices. A strong dollar and rebounding economy, according to experts, has undermined that silver […]
Trump’s 24k vodka might now be defunct, but its demonstrative of the President’s love for the yellow metal, and a big reason why the goldbug community supported the businessman for President. The vodka bottle even looks like a gold brick. Donald Trump predicted back in 2006 it’d be America’s favorite vodka.
The Denver Broncos added silver Heisman Trophies to their locker room recently to celebrate their three Super Bowl Championships as football enters its stretch drive. “That’s cool,” Broncos safety T.J. Ward said. “I like seeing those on a daily basis.”
Ladies have been swoonin’ over Bruno Mars for some years now, and since he’s dubbed his most recent album “24K” that gives us here at GoldSilverBitcoin a reason to listen and review. Mars’ most recent downplays the swoonin’ ballads that have made the hearts of women everywhere flutter for a funkier approach. But, in the […]
JPMorgan has uploaded the code for its private, Ethereum-inspired blockchain code to popular code repository Github. Quorum, which JPMorgan calls a “permissioned implementation of Ethereum supporting data privacy,” is essentially a blockchain focused for enterprise use. JPMorgan promises “high speed and high throughput” processing of private transactions. “Quorum addresses specific challenges to blockchain technology adoption […]
I was quite surprised by it. I had somehow managed in 2013 to receive my first-ever letter of interest from an investor for GoldSilverBitcoin. The sender claimed to currently be working for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). His name was Carl Mark Force IV, and, according to his resume, he was the agent tasked with […]
Is India thinking about banning gold imports? That could be as the trade body Indian Bullion & Jewellers Association (IBJA) informed its 2500 members through text that the government is considering a ban on gold imports into the country per part of a larger crackdown on black money.
There’s been no parallel in the history of Bitcoin’s code changes for how the code change to increase the digital currency’s block size has played out. So controversial has been this change (or lack thereof), which would theoretically enable more transactions per second, it’s been dubbed the ‘Bitcoin Block Size Debate.’ Now, Bitcoin Core, the […]
The U.S. moved Monday to block gold mining outside of Yellowstone National Park, and the Obama Administration is seeking to keep industry out of natural and environmentally sensitive areas. Mining claims on 30,370 acres to the north of Yellowstone would be prohibited for at least two years. A long-term ban is being considered, according to […]
Wrigleyville erupted after the Chicago Cubs won Game 7 of the 2016 World Series. Adam Tracy, Chicago-based securities lawyer and big time White Sox fan, thought about it the night before the ‘loveable losers’ clinched November 2 their first World Series victory in 108 years, vanquishing the Cleveland Indians. To be honest, he was a […]
ChangeTip, an internet app which has facilitated tips over the web via bitcoin for two years, wanted to make it worthwhile for internet users of all varieties to produce quality internet content. “We had a vision for a company that would allow people to spread appreciation on the web for things they enjoyed,” says ChangeTip […]
Two people were in critical condition and four others suffered serious burns when a man set himself on fire in a bank in Melbourne, Australia earlier this week. The 21-year-old man, one of the critically injured patients, walked into Commonwealth Bank in the Melbourne bank carrying flammable accelerant and started a fire about 11:30 am […]
IRS has targeted the transaction records of Coinbase users in a case brought forth in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, as ZeroHedge tweeted late November 17. IRS is targeting transaction records of Coinbase users: case is 16-cv-06658, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California — zerohedge (@zerohedge) November 17, 2016 […]