Month: May 2016

Roger Ver: Paypal 2.0 Is An Acceptable Risk For Bitcoin Scaling

Bitcoin advocate, investor and CEO of Memorydealers.com, Roger Ver, stated that he believes scaling bitcoin quickly is worth the potential downsides, even if it means the world’s most popular cryptocurrency morphs into “Paypal 2.0.” “If scaling bitcoin quickly means there is a risk of [Bitcoin] becoming Paypal 2.0, I think that risk is worth taking …

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India: Fintech Storm to Host Blockchain Symposium Amid Growing Interest from Central Bank

Blockchain technology will be one of the main topics that will be discussed during the Fintech Storm India Summit 2016, a two-day event occurring later this week in Mumbai. The summit will host a dedicated half-day workshop with confirmed participation of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). …

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Blockstream President Adam Back Shares His Roadmap for Scaling Bitcoin

During a recent presentation at Paralelni Polis in Prague, Czech Republic, Blockstream President Adam Back shared his personal vision for scaling Bitcoin to handle more users over the next few years. His plan is mostly based on the Bitcoin Core roadmap for capacity increases (originally written up by Blockstream CTO and Bitcoin Core contributor Greg …

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The DAO Raises Over US$13 Million During First Three Days of Crowdsale

The DAO, which serves as an investment fund for early stage Ethereum projects, has raised over US$13 million worth of ether during the first three days of its tokens crowdsale. The DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), works as a decentralized fund management investing in blockchain projects. At first, The DAO will focus on projects …

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