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Charles Bovaird / CoinDesk:
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex hacked, roughly 120K bitcoins worth $60M+ stolen; Bitcoin down almost 20%   —  The price of bitcoin fell sharply today exacerbating an already existing decline as global market participants reacted to news that one of the largest digital currency exchanges had been hacked.
Aug 2, 2016, 7:50 PMIn context
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

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