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Jacob Donnelly / CoinDesk:
Experts ponder possible effects of Bitcoin “halving”, which cut miner rewards by 50% on Saturday, on Bitcoin price and the mining industry   —  It's an event that brings equal parts predictability and uncertainty.  —  For close to a year, bitcoin miners and investors have been preparing …
Jul 10, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Microsoft's Project Bletchley is an Azure-powered enterprise blockchain architecture with blockchain middleware and “cryptlets”, which can add info to contracts   —  Microsoft today unveiled a new project designed to make it easier for businesses across a wide range of industries …
Jun 15, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
A16z, USV lead $1.5M seed round in Mediachain, a startup building an open, blockchain-based tool to identify artists' works online   —  New York-based Mediachain has become the latest blockchain startup to join the portfolios of VC heavyweights Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures.
Jun 2, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
The DAO, a distributed organization on the Ethereum blockchain that disperses ETH to other startups and projects, has now raised 10.5M+ ETH, worth about $105M   —  A distributed organization with no single leader that could theoretically exist so long as there's an Internet connection was launched last month …
May 15, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Steam is now accepting Bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay   —  Gaming Platform Steam Now Accepting Bitcoin  —  Confirming a long-rumored move, gaming and digital media platform Steam is now accepting bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay.
Apr 28, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Japanese Bitcoin exchange bitFlyer raises $27M Series C, led by SBI Investment and Venture Labo Investment   —  SBI Leads Japanese Bitcoin Exchange's $27 Million Series C  —  Japan-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has raised ¥3bn, or just shy of $27m, in a Series C funding round led …
Apr 26, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Microsoft teams with ConsenSys to build Ethereum-based distributed apps in Visual Studio   —  Microsoft Adds Ethereum to Windows Platform For Over 3 Million Developers  —  Millions of Microsoft developers are now able to build decentralized applications using the Ethereum blockchain thanks …
Mar 31, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
As Bitcoin approaches its 1MB block size limit, transaction processing takes 10+ hours for some, while transaction fees rise several times   —  Bitcoin's Capacity Issues No ‘Nightmare’, But Higher Fees May Be New Reality  —  While bitcoin may not be facing a “nightmare” scenario as indicated by the media …
Mar 5, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Microsoft plans to have a certified blockchain marketplace by this spring   —  Why Microsoft Wants ‘Every Blockchain’ on its Azure Platform  —  While Microsoft tested the waters with bitcoin at the tail end of 2014, the tech giant appears poised to be a far bigger player in the burgeoning market …
Feb 16, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Blockstream raises $55M Series A to develop interoperable blockchain tech   —  Blockstream Raises $55 Million to Build Out Bitcoin's Blockchain  —  Blockstream has raised $55m in Series A funding to continue its work expanding the bitcoin code base for commercial use.
Feb 3, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context

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