Blockchain Moving Beyond Bitcoin

Experts expect to see the shared database technology securely managing transactions in areas ranging from real estate to digital. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:How IBM wants to bring blockchain from Bitcoin to your data centerJPMorgan reaches beyond its branches with new mobile account appIBM and Stellar Are Launching Blockchain Banking Across Multiple CountriesCan Blockchain Prevent the […] Read more »

How IBM wants to bring blockchain from Bitcoin to your data center

At its InterConnect conference in Las Vegas this week, IBM is announcing new features for its open source cloud-hosted blockchain service in an attempt to bring this distributed database technology from its initial use of powering Bitcoin to a broader market, including the financial services industry. Blockchain is a distributed database that maintains a continually […] Read more »

Microsoft reverses course, says ‘no thanks’ to Bitcoin payments

Bitcoin’s day in the sun at Microsoft appears to be over, at least for now. According to a report on Softpedia published Friday, the purveyor of all things Windows has decided to stop taking the cryptocurrency after accepting it as a form of payment on the WIndows Store since late 2014. Sure enough, Microsoft published […] Read more »

Bitcoin is a failed experiment, says major Bitcoin developer

Fissures in the Bitcoin community appear to be turning to chasms, with one prominent developer abandoning the cryptocurrency for good. Mike Hearn, a longtime developer who often speaks about Bitcoin to the press and in presentations, wrote on Medium that he’s sold all his coins and will no longer participate in development. “What was meant […] Read more »