The Chamber of Digital Commerce has opened a new outpost in the nation's capital. But instead of looking for a staid law office, the bitcoin advocacy group formed a partnership with the local incubator 1776 to launch the DC Blockchain Center.
Gemini Trust Co., the U.S.-based digital-currency exchange founded by entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, is introducing a daily bitcoin auction to facilitate price discovery and larger trades at lower costs.
Virtual currency advocates are hoping a recent surge of support in Congress can help them accomplish a long-sought goal of creating a safe-harbor for companies that do not directly hold customers' funds.
In order to successfully and scalably combat card-related fraud and digital payments hacking, organizations need to rely less on standards like EMV and PAN/PRN, and recognize todays currency is no longer just about money.
A year ago, 27-year-old software developer Roy Breidi was dreaming of launching a startup related to the digital currency bitcoin. Problem was, he didnt really understand whats the magic behind it.
Blockchain has become popular for some startups selling low-friction cross-border transactions, and Visa is looking for banks to participate in a pilot program to assess potential opportunity in the technology.
Some of blockchains biggest backers, including people with ties to IBM and JPMorgan, will gather Wednesday to work on the biggest issue hobbling the technology behind digital currency -- the absence of grown-up governance.