Tag: peer-to-peer

  • evolution
    Crypto

    Ethereum Co-founder: Cryptocurrency Next Logical Step in Evolution of Money

    Consider that years ago the idea of paper money — let alone digital money — seemed abstract. In fact, when Marco Polo first came back from his travels in the East, his stories of people in China using paper representations of money (as opposed to metal) were discredited as sorcery. It...

    Thomas Delahunty | September 26, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • brisbane
    Industry

    Australia’s Brisbane Becoming a Cryptocurrency Hub For Travelers

    Australia has been at the forefront of blockchain development and cryptocurrency acceptance this year. With several deals inked between major banks and corporations and an increasing adoption of digital currencies nationwide it is growing into a crypto powerhouse. Crypto Payments For Queensland Travel Brisbane has a huge tourism industry...

    Martin Young | September 4, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • Swarm
    Ethereum

    Ethereum’s Swarm Moves Closer to Achieving a Decentralized Internet

    The Swarm team has announced the immediate release of Swarm client v0.3. Swarm is a distributed storage platform and content distribution service which can facilitate decentralized hosting of websites leading to censorship-resistant content. Code Merged into Master Branch The main aim of Swarm is to provide a decentralized...

    tim copeland | June 22, 2018 | 2:31 pm
  • NewsBTC LocalBitcoins BIP148
    Bitcoin

    Why Central Banks Are Really Fearful of Bitcoin

    Central banks have no love lost for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Even though some positive things are happening, the overall sentiment remains predictably rather negative. The validity of cryptocurrencies and their decentralized technologies are still in question, especially by banks. It isn’t the first time central banks feel the...

    JP Buntinx | June 19, 2018 | 11:30 am
  • TRON
    Industry

    Tron’s Justin Sun Acquires P2P File-Sharing Network BitTorrent

    Blockchain entrepreneur and creator of the Tron platform has purchased the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing network BitTorrent Inc. Sun’s Acquisition of BitTorrent According to Variety, the deal was finalized last week when staff were notified of the new partnership, though company representatives nor Sun responded to requests for comment....

    Thomas Delahunty | June 13, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • india
    Industry

    India’s Crypto Crackdown Presents Opportunity for Peer-to-Peer Exchanges

    The Reserve Bank of India’s recent ban on financial institutions transacting with companies using or offering cryptocurrency services will certainly have consequences for the nation. However, thanks to peer-to-peer exchanges like Paxful, one of these is unlikely to be cryptocurrency usage and adoption in general. Paxful Offers Users...

    Rick D. | April 17, 2018 | 12:42 am
  • NewsBTC Weekly Cryptocurrency Records
    Bitcoin

    Weekly Trading Volume LocalBitcoins Global Demand Crypto Growing

    No one will be surprised to learn last week was filled with more trading volume records for LocalBitcoins. Global demand for cryptocurrency is not slowing down by any means, that much is certain. New trading volumes have been set in various regions all over the world. Interestingly enough,...

    JP Buntinx | March 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm
  • Techno Anarchy

    The Inevitable March of Techno-Anarchy

    Techno-anarchism has existed for a long time, popularly imagined in books and movies in various (often unrealistic) forms. Traditionally more of a political practice than a belief, it is focused on utilizing technology to advance freedom, occasionally by active means such as hacktivism, but usually via peaceful methods...

    Andrew Wagner | January 17, 2017 | 10:52 am
  • NewsBTC_Bitwala Messenger
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Remittance Startup Launches Bitwala Messenger

    Innovation is a driving factor in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Bitwala, a company, focusing on sending money quickly and safely by using the Bitcoin network, has introduced their new messenger feature. By using the Bitwala Messenger, platform users can send each other funds by just typing...

    JP Buntinx | August 10, 2016 | 1:45 pm
  • NewsBTC_OpenBazaar, openbazaar, bitcoin, ebay, amazon
    Bitcoin

    Why OpenBazaar is Not Your Average Bitcoin Marketplace

    OpenBazaar is one of those projects Bitcoin and blockchain enthusiasts have been looking forward to for quite a long time. Although the software was available in beta form for general testing as well, the marketplace solution is not officially released to the public. This decentralized peer-to-peer trade network...

    JP Buntinx | April 5, 2016 | 10:30 am

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