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Category Archives: Blockchain

Blockchain VC Says No to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Nov 17, 2016

Richard G. Kastelein

Blockchain investor Travis Scher of Digital Currency Group has posted a querulous smack-down of Initial Coin Offering (ICOs) going on in the cryptocurrency world that support, for a large part, Blockchain startups. And this piece is a counterweight, a rebuttal – a retort of sorts. ...

The Future of Blockchain Technology: Smart Contracts

Nov 14, 2016

8BTCNews

Despite the raising awareness of bitcoin as a digital currency or even as an alternative investment, the concept of blockchain technology is still unfamiliar by general public. Star Xu, the founder of OkCoin, Songxiu Hua, the president at Bitbank, and Zaiyong Yang, the founder of Beam Ca...

Antshares VM: A Light-Weight Universal Virtual Machine

Nov 14, 2016

8BTCNews

The Leading Chinese Blockchain project Antshares today published the whitepaper of its Virtual Machine, the Antshares VM. The source codes of Antshares VM are also available via GitHub now. The whitepaper introduces a light-weight universal blockchain VM, which can be utilized by ...

Hyperledger’s Next Act: A Blockchain Bridge to China

Nov 10, 2016

8BTCNews

If blockchain is done right, borders will begin to disappear. Immutable, shared ledgers of transactions and goods could come to serve as a reminder that everything we grow, build, buy and sell comes from the same tiny planet. But this future is far from guaranteed, and the various block...

Chinese Government Hosts Blockchain Conference

Nov 8, 2016

8BTCNews

The Chinese Government is taking a new look at blockchain technology’s promises. Its new approach became clear this week when it hosted the two-day First World Blockchain Conference in Changsha. And speakers weren’t afraid to use that once-scary B-word: Bitcoin. The conference was ...