“What’s the Deal with Bitcoins?” Recorded into the Bitcoin Blockchain

Jack Tatar

-+*On February 17, 2015 at 1:01am EST, DCC Member Jack Tatar’s book, “What’s the Deal with Bitcoins?” was recorded in bitcoin block #343846. As we previously explained on our blog, this process irrefutably timestamps the existence of Mr. Tatar’s book (co-written with Ryan Lancelot) , with potential implications for copyright and IP management. “What’s the… Read more »

The Blockchain and Mobile Money for Agriculture in Developing Countries?

Lee Babcock300

-+*Many compare the emergence of the decentralized blockchain payments system to the emergence of the internet. While there were those who predicted the collapse of the internet there have been others who predict the collapse of the world’s first decentralized payments infrastructure. Fortunately, there has not been any US federal crackdown but instead a cautious… Read more »

Regulators Forced to React to the Growing Digital Currency Industry

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-+*Since Bitcoin’s inception, regulatory risk has been a major limiting factor in the industry’s development. As larger players enter the arena, regulators across the US are feeling increased pressure to clarify their stance on the technology. On February 4, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released yet another revised version of their… Read more »

What happened last night on the Blockchain? And why is it important?

Dan Mcardle

-+*Yesterday evening, Ryan Selkis moderated a discussion with Michael Casey and Paul Vigna, about their new book, The Age of Cryptocurrency, at the Bitcoin Center in New York. I attended the event and, while it was taking place, embedded the existence of the book onto the Bitcoin blockchain. Many people came up to me afterwards… Read more »

Luis Buenaventura of Satoshi Citadel Industries and Rebit.ph encourages us to “show, don’t tell” the benefits of Bitcoin

Luis

-+*As part of the Digital Currency Council’s Continuing Education partnership with Inside Bitcoins, the DCC’s Director of Curriculum, Dan McArdle, has had the opportunity to interview the thought leaders that will be speaking at Inside Bitcoins Singapore on January 29-30. Today, we share insights from Luis Buenaventura, Head of Product for Satoshi Citadel Industries and Co-Founder of Rebit.ph…. Read more »

Oscar Darmawan of Indonesia’s Leading Bitcoin Exchange Compares the Adoption of the Blockchain to Democratization

Oscar

-+*As part of the Digital Currency Council’s Continuing Education partnership with Inside Bitcoins, the DCC’s Director of Curriculum, Dan McArdle, has had the opportunity to interview the thought leaders that will be speaking at Inside Bitcoins Singapore on January 29-30. Today, we share insights from Oscar Darmawan, Co-Founder and CEO of Bitcoin.co.id in Indonesia. Dan: Tell us… Read more »

Ric Shreves of CoinAcademy on Reducing the Complexity of Digital Currencies for the Masses

Ric Shreves

-+*As part of the Digital Currency Council’s Continuing Education partnership with Inside Bitcoins, the DCC’s Director of Curriculum, Dan McArdle, has had the opportunity to interview the thought leaders that will be speaking at Inside Bitcoins Singapore on January 29-30. Today, we share insights from Ric Shreves, Co-Founder of CoinAcademy. Dan: Tell us a little about your background… Read more »

Steve Beauregard of GoCoin on Building Products that are Easy to Use

Steve Beuregard

-+*As part of the Digital Currency Council’s Continuing Education partnership with Inside Bitcoins, the DCC’s Director of Curriculum, Dan McArdle, has had the opportunity to interview the thought leaders that will be speaking at Inside Bitcoins Singapore on January 29-30. Today, we share insights from Dan’s interview of Steve Beauregard, Co-Founder and CEO of GoCoin.   Dan: Tell… Read more »

The 30 Most Influential Bitcoiners on Social Media

30 most influential bitcoiners

-+*Bitcoin adoption continued to grow in 2014.  Near 1000 new merchants joined the ecosystem each week.  The number of transactions conducted daily reached an all time high.  And venture capital investment reached over $300 million. Yet the majority of the world is still not familiar with Bitcoin, let alone utilizing and enjoying the benefits of… Read more »