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Boston’s Historic Beacon Street to be Renamed “Blockchain Street”

Boston’s Historic Beacon Street to be Renamed “Blockchain Street”

Boston, MA (April 23, 2018) – Part prank, part revolution, blockchain enthusiasts are renaming Boston’s historic Beacon Street to “Blockchain Street.” The stunt will kick off Boston Blockchain Week, a citywide celebration of the groundbreaking technology known as blockchain. To commemorate the renaming, blockchain leaders will be replacing the street […]

What is an ERC-20 Token?

What is an ERC-20 Token?

It is easy to forget, amid the hype around altcoins as investments, that they are also programs, and you can run programs on top of programs. That opens the door to some fascinating functions, such as the ERC-20 token. Think of ERC-20 like a contract that meets a specific set […]

What Is a Zero Confirmation Transaction?

What Is a Zero Confirmation Transaction?

There is no sign of trust in business greater, or more risky, than the handshake deal. With nothing on paper, no documentation, and no real commitment, both parties are gambling that the other party will do right by them. It can be a wonderful thing or it can be a […]

Bitcoin Market Journal Interview with Dr. John Edmunds

Bitcoin Market Journal Interview with Dr. John Edmunds

In an exclusive interview, Dr. John Edmunds, Professor of Finance at Babson College, shared with Bitcoin Market Journal his views on how blockchain technology and initial coin offerings can help the Chilean economy. Edmunds is a distinguished scholar with a focus on finance and Latin America. Dr. Edmunds holds a […]

What Are AML and KYC Laws?

What Are AML and KYC Laws?

Money runs the world, and that includes the dark side of the world. Since 2001, world governments have focused on finding the sources of financing for terrorists and organized criminals and shutting them down. However, it is not just governments expected to go along with these rules; it is financial […]

Q&A with Ned Scott, Steemit CEO

Q&A with Ned Scott, Steemit CEO

In your winter update, one of the things you said was that scaling was one of the biggest challenges that Steemit faced over the last year. It took a lot more resources than you thought. So how do you feel about the state of scaling now? Can you give us an […]

SEC Regulations for Bitcoin Investors

SEC Regulations for Bitcoin Investors

Bitcoin went mainstream as an investment asset class in 2017. In response to this, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced considerations for investors who are looking to enter the digital currency space. In its announcement titled “Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets,” the SEC […]

What Is the Lightning Network?

What Is the Lightning Network?

Everyone craves instant gratification and has become accustomed to going to an ATM to get instant cash or simply opening an app and transferring money to personal accounts instantly.  Gone are the days when you had to arrange your schedule around banker’s hours, balance your checkbook manually, keep track of […]

Who Is the Founder of Telegram?

Who Is the Founder of Telegram?

The life of Pavel Durov, creator of encrypted messaging service Telegram, has been nothing if not interesting. Born in Leningrad, which is now Saint Petersburg, he learned how to code at a young age, according to The New York Times. With his older brother Nikolai as a teacher, Pavel was […]