Russian Burger King restaurants are due to start accepting Bitcoin as a payment method this summer, reports state on Wednesday. According to local news resources, a Moscow branch of the burger chain has started piloting Bitcoin payments, with officials now confirming a nationwide rollout. Uznay Vse states the unnamed branch...
Decentralized JavaScript Blockchain application platform Lisk has announced its first-ever major release, Lisk Nano 1.0. Introduced by lead developers Max Kordek and Oliver Beddows yesterday, the public release debuts a number of new features and performance enhancements for users. “Lisk Nano 1.0, which offers a streamlined user experience and enhanced...
Privacy-focused altcoin Dash has announced a three-year roadmap for its Evolution “decentralized payments platform.” In a press release Tuesday, Dash, in a long-awaited announcement as to its future plans, confirmed the platform would be live in Alpha mode by December. “Think of Evolution as online payments, a system similar to...
“Before this gets too out of hand... No, I'm definitely not Satoshi Nakamoto”, says Litecoin’s Charlie Lee in response to rumours that started circulating in the crypto community. Before this gets too out of hand... No, I'm definitely not Satoshi Nakamoto. ? https://t.co/8Faywxm6vF — Charlie Lee (@SatoshiLite) June 27, 2017 The...
US Securities and Exchange Commission is still eyeing to enforce regulations to Blockchain companies engaged in ICO. With the increase of Blockchain start-ups crowdfunding their projects through ICO, Blockchain experts are worried that the lack of transparency with regards to the issuance of such coins could pose dangers to...
While Blockchain technology is a relatively new innovation, it has been steadily gaining recognition recently. According to Gregory Shannon, Chief Scientist of Carnegie Mellon University, Blockchain is a technology that has now found its way out of the encryption community and into other sectors as well. He states that...
Bitcoin miners are now signaling more commonly than ever for Segregated Witness than Emergent Consensus. For the first time, SegWit miner support inched past Emergent Consensus, another name for Bitcoin Unlimited, to take 41.6 percent support Tuesday. The gap has now increased slightly to 42 percent for SegWit versus 41.5...
Investment media have begun warning of a “fairly dramatic dip in Bitcoin's value” should a hard fork occur. In a piece to readers on Monday, Wealth Daily warns that Bitcoin holders stand to lose without protection. “Some people are of the opinion that a Bitcoin fork won't happen. But, from...
Minereum now enables anyone to create their own coin, which could be named after them if they so wished. In order to create your own coin, you can access the first version of the service by clicking here. The cost of the service is 1 MNE (approx $5). The...
Present day Bitcoin and altcoin development appear to be recounting a theory that played out in the early mining industry.   As was the pattern during the actual gold rush of the 1800s, while some people took the risk and spent their time looking for gold, other folks watched...