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Blockchain forges business links in Chinese market

Jun 28, 2016

Chang Jia

Imagine a financial system that is far more efficient than the one we presently have. One that is less expensive to run and less costly to use, yet at the same time more robust and much harder to abuse. One that gives individuals more control over their financial transactions while better protect...

A primer for those with mental block on blockchain

Jun 23, 2016

8BTCNews

The recent bitcoin hype leads one to ask: what is blockchain? Finance institutions are flocking into the new technology that powers the virtual currency bitcoin and is able to support a "distributed database" that runs on many computers and needs no central authority. But the technology is ...

An agent of change: bitcoins lure investors

Jun 23, 2016

8BTCNews

Kevin Sun sold out his more than 1,000 bitcoins last week at the price above 5,100 yuan ($785) each, reaping an almost 100 percent return on investment when the digital currency hit a two-year high. The Beijing-based professional individual investor poured money into bitcoins through the Huo...

How The Bitcoin Protocol Works

May 25, 2016

Chalmers Brown

An increasing number of businesses and consumers are now considering bitcoin, a new type of currency that offers a potential global-encompassing digital payment method. With this growing acceptance, it's important to learn the essential components of this platform designed to change how we buy and...

we looked inside a secret chinese bitcoin mine

May 14, 2016

8BTCNews

In China, savvy entrepreneurs are making millions a year by mining bitcoin. Danny Vincent visited one of the world’s biggest facilities of its kind to film the activity and people within. On the edge of a tiny Chinese town is a strange building where you can get an insight into the future ...

Gavin Andresen is Not Giving Up on Bitcoin Classic

May 11, 2016

8BTCNews

During a recent AMA on Chinese Bitcoin community website 8btc, Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen confirmed that he’s not giving up on Bitcoin Classic and the project intends to proceed with their development plans. Andresen also reiterated his past statements regardin...