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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
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Chain issues first private investor shares using Nasdaq Linq blockchain platform   —  Chain Issues Investor Shares on Nasdaq Blockchain Platform  —  Blockchain startup Chain has issued shares to a private investor using Nasdaq's recently launched private markets blockchain solution, Linq.
Dec 30, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
SEC charges former CEO of Bitcoin mining firm, GAW Miners, with conducting a Ponzi scheme that defrauded up to 10K people of about $19M   —  SEC Charges GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza With Securities Fraud  —  The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged former GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza …
Dec 1, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Winklevoss twins' Gemini bitcoin exchange gets NY regulator approval, starts trading Oct. 8   —  Bitcoin Exchange Gemini Approved for Launch in New York  —  Gemini, the much-anticipated bitcoin exchange led by entrepreneurs and investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has received approval …
Oct 5, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Texas man Trendon Shavers pleads guilty to securities fraud in $4.5M bitcoin Ponzi scheme   —  Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud  —  Bitcoin Ponzi scheme perpetrator Trendon Shavers has plead guilty to securities fraud, a decision that reverses plea of not guilty submitted in March.
Sep 22, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Lawsuit says $1.8M worth of Bitcoin was stolen from BitPay as a result of phishing attack on the firm's CFO and CEO, insurer being sued over claims payout   —  BitPay Sues Insurer After Losing $1.8 Million in Phishing Attack  —  BitPay has filed suit against a Massachusetts insurance company …
Sep 18, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission defines Bitcoin and other virtual currencies as commodities   —  CFTC Ruling Defines Bitcoin and Digital Currencies as Commodities  —  The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued its first action against an unregistered bitcoin …
Sep 17, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Grace Caffyn / CoinDesk:
Large bitcoin-mining firm BitFury backs BIP 100 block-size proposal, which now has 35% of the network's total hash rate   —  BitFury Backs BIP 100 Blocksize Proposal  —  The best-capitalised mining firm in bitcoin has waded into the block size debate - stating it must be resolved by consensus.
Aug 28, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context

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