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Top Blockchain Experts Will be Gathering at the Barcelona’s Blockchain Week. newsbtc bitcoin news

London Blockchain Week Showcases the Good Side of Blockchain No Comments

The cryptocurrency technology is known for its ease-of-access, transparency, and decentralization. These very features also bring in accountability, which is much needed in today's social good sector. The use of Bitcoin in the non-profit industry sector has already shown promising results, enabling people to donate to the needy, in a timely manner irrespective of the location. The recently conc...


Proof of Individuality, the New-Age Security on Blockchain No Comments

The virtual world is full of threats; Sybil attacks make a sizeable chunk of it. Especially with the increasing implementation and usage of peer-to-peer networks, the network infrastructure lies more exposed to such attacks than ever. Cryptocurrencies also use a form of peer-to-peer network, which naturally puts them on the list as well. The magnitude of threat is now being countered by the develo...


Beyond Bitcoin: Unique Application of the Blockchain Technology No Comments

From multi-billion dollar financial institutions—including Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Citibank—to retail giants such as Overstock, global industry leaders have examined the unique applications of the blockchain technology, also known as a distributed ledger technology. A few months ago, Overstock CEO Patrick Bryne, for example, launched a blockchain-based asset and securities settlement sy...


An Interview with Susanne from Bitnation. Newsbtc bitcoin news. illustration

Exclusive: An Interview with Susanne from Bitnation No Comments

Bitnation was recently in the news for assisting European nations to process the refugees entering Europe and providing support to these refugees as well. We caught up with Ms. Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof, the founder and CEO of Bitnation to know more about the organization, projects they are currently involved in and her future plans for Bitnation. NewsBTC:  Please tell us a bit more about Bi...


How the Blockchain Can Save Refugees No Comments

The media sensation surrounding Aylan Kurdi--who drowned on the way to Greece, fleeing Syria for a new life in Canada--has brought renewed focus to the refugee issue. Thanks to violent conflicts in the Middle East, Afghanistan, and across northern Africa, more than 300,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean sea for Europe this year, already up almost 50% percent from 2014. 2,500 people are conf...


DAOs Shitiness of Man

Why We Need DAOs: the Shittiness of Man 16 Comments

This year I had the honor of presenting at the BIL conference in Vancouver, BC, a decentralized and open source alternative to TED. My topic, of course, was the blockchain revolution. Everything went very well, but there was one question from the audience that made me think: “Don’t you think replacing humans is a bad idea,” she said, referring to my explanation of decentralized autonomous...


Bitcoins creating a whole new world

Bitcoin Creating a Whole New World! No Comments

Bitctoin is a dream coming true, a decentralized currency that stands in the face of fiat money which is smudged by the bloodshed of wars ignited by the world's biggest central banks. It is a currency that can be indispensable to people in parts of the world who live under extreme oppressive measures forced by their governments. Bitcoin and the blockchain technology can bring light to people who d...


Decentralized App Aims to Provide Basic Income for All No Comments

A new decentralized app,or 'DApp', is aiming to challenge the idea that we need government taxation and welfare to take care of the poorest and most needy members of society – through an ambitious project to provide a basic income for anyone who needs it. The Basic Income project was announced this week by so-called 'Governance 2.0' service Bitnation, and is being developed in partnership with ...


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