The bitcoin wars are over – or are they? Yuji Nakamura reports for Bloomberg News that the next big battle over SegWit2x is just around the corner….
“The problem is that SegWit2x is a two-step process, and only the first one is complete.
The ethereum network may have set a new record for total transactions in a 24-hour period by a public blockchain, according to co-founder Vitalik Buterin.
Buterin tweeted today that 410,000 transactions were recorded in the last 24 hours, more than any blockchain ever.
Ronnie Moas, founder of Standpoint Research and the man who predicted legacy bitcoin would hit the $5,000 mark, is now even more enthusiastic. The veteran stock-picker has raised his price target to $7,500 for a single coin.
Moas issued a formal report at the end of July with his $5,000 prediction,
Dean Sonderegger is the VP of Legal Markets, Innovation at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory US, a division of global information services company Wolters Kluwer. He contends there are changes coming to the legal profession wrought by blockchain, artificial intelligence, and other disruptive technologies.
A bullish Goldman Sachs report on cryptocurrencies issued yesterday said that even skeptics should keep an eye on the crypto sector, as “real dollars are at work here.”
The Q&A from Goldman, authored by Robert Boroujerdi and Jessica Binder Graham, looks at initial coin offerings (ICO),
Roderick Jones is a former member of Scotland Yard’s Special Branch and the founder of the cyber security firm Rubica, a San Francisco-based company that deals with cryptocurrency and blockchain issues.
He talked with Block Tribune in the wake of recent attacks on the ethereum blockchain and increasing concerns about the overall protections afforded data in a world that is removing paper from its record-keeping.
A prominent blockchain and cryptocurrency expert says the US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) decision to crack down on inital coin offerings may signal a new era for blockchain, having a chilling effect on the way business is currently conducted.
The SEC said earlier this week that initial coin offerings or token sales are subject to the requirements of federal securities laws.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s commodity and derivatives strategist Francisco Blanch said bitcoin’s volatility is starting to resemble that of gold or silver.
In a report issued yesterday, Blanch said bitcoin’s “crucial hurdle” is whether big banks and other financial institutions will take it as collateral.