Which Bitcoin wallet?
Bitcoin Wallet / September 25, 2017

Which Bitcoin wallet?

A few days ago Forbes ran a story about Olaf Carlson-Wee who has lived for three years using only bitcoin as currency. The 26 year-old works for bitcoin start-up Coinbase, so he obviously has a personal investment in proving the viability of bitcoin as a currency; even so it’s an impressive achievement. Carlson-Wee began his journey before bitcoin began to achieve…

Japan Bitcoin regulation
Bitcoin Exchanges / September 23, 2017

Japan Bitcoin regulation

The Diet in Japan (the legislature consisting of the Lower and the Upper Houses) has passed a bill today that mandates the regulation of bitcoin and virtual currency exchanges by the Financial Services Agency (FSA) in Japan. Japan has enacted a bill today that will see the regulation of operators of virtual currency exchanges, a report revealed. The revised law will…

Blockchain wallet login
Blockchain Algorithm / September 21, 2017

Blockchain wallet login

We will send you an SMS (Text) message with a unique one time password which must be provided before your wallet data will be made available for decryption. To be able to login to your wallet you must provide both your password and SMS code. If for example your wallet password was compromised due to a keylogger or phishing attempt the attacker would be unable to access…

Use of blockchain in healthcare
Uses For The Blockchain / September 19, 2017

Use of blockchain in healthcare

There’s a lot of hype around blockchain. In 2015, Tierion was the first company to complete a blockchain healthcare project through becoming the first partner in Philips Blockchain Lab. To separate the hype from the reality, we’re sharing our perspective after a year of working with the world’s largest healthcare and insurance companies. Many blockchain reports portray…

Accepting Bitcoin
Blockchain In Bitcoin / September 17, 2017

Accepting Bitcoin

Ajit Varma Sellers should never miss a sale. We’re building tools so sellers can accept any form of payment their customers want to use. Making commerce easy means creating easy ways to exchange value for everything from a massage to a DODOcase for your iPad. In that spirit, starting today, buyers can purchase goods and services on Square Market with Bitcoin. We’re…

Alternatives to Bitcoin
Blockchain In Bitcoin / September 15, 2017

Alternatives to Bitcoin

We encourage users to try our in-app buy/sell feature but since this feature isn’t available in all states or some people want same day services here are some places we recommend. Buying bitcoin with cash: Bitcoin ATMs, , LibertyX, and Paxful. Paxful allows you to buy with multiple payment methods including trading gift cards for bitcoin. When you use theses services…

Bitcoin blockchain explorer
Blockchain In Bitcoin / September 13, 2017

Bitcoin blockchain explorer

Development To run Insight UI locally in development mode: Install bower dependencies: $ bower install To compile and minify the web application s assets: $ grunt compile There is a convenient Gruntfile.js for automation during editing the code $ grunt Multilanguage support To enable a text to be translated, add the translate directive to html tags. See more details…

Using blockchain for EHR
Uses For The Blockchain / September 11, 2017

Using blockchain for EHR

The CIO at a Boston teaching hospital and two MIT researchers write in the Harvard Business Review that blockchain has the potential to enable secure lifetime medical record sharing across providers,calling it a different construct, providing a universal set of tools for cryptographic assurance of data integrity, standardized auditing, and formalized contracts…

Bitcoin wallet List
Bitcoin Wallet / September 9, 2017

Bitcoin wallet List

Malicious Bitcoin wallets on mobile devices are a bigger threat than most people give it credit for. Mainly the Apple App Store seems to be rather lenient towards these types of applications, as they appear to slip through the verification process without much problems. The latest addition to this growing list is Bitwallet, which is allegedly created by the GreenAddress…

Best blockchain API
Blockchain Algorithm / September 7, 2017

Best blockchain API

Source: Thinkstock The Office of the National Coordinator might not always get what it wants when it comes to industry cooperation, but ONC officials have been pleasantly surprised by the positive response to its informational blockchain challenge. The agency found its inbox flooded with 70 entries after offering a cash prize for academic papers that best capture…

Using blockchain for voting
Uses For The Blockchain / September 5, 2017

Using blockchain for voting

A prominent privacy consultant has criticised Australia Post s intervention in the Australian State of Victoria s inquiry into electronic voting. The state has been gathering submissions into the idea, and held its first public hearings yesterday. Among the submissions was Australia Post s, in which the organisation pitches itself as the body to operate electronic…

Bitcoin blocks per day
Bitcoin Exchanges / September 3, 2017

Bitcoin blocks per day

It was great to have Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja at PubNub to talk about scaling bitcoin. Those who know Bitcoin are well aware of the difficulties of using the blockchain for micro-payments. Here at PubNub, we’re especially interested in the success of the Bitcoin ecosystem because several Bitcoin applications, companies, and exchanges use PubNub to transmit time-sensitive…