“The amount of positive feedback we received in emails, messages and phone calls was very encouraging.” said Jonathan Baha’i, president of Bunkerchain Labs and the blockchain technology consultant for Peerplays, “But it quickly became clear that in order to fulfil the requirements of the DAO, we would need to move forward with our sidechain technology… (0 comment)

Is Bitcoin’s Price Performance Drawing Mainstream Traders?
With the price of bitcoin at 20-month highs, market observers are beginning to assert the digital currency’s strength could be drawing the interest of new global traders. With many market participants struggling to get returns from more traditional asset classes, investors are now being prompted to look at investments they would not have considered before, such as… (0 comment)

Counterparty Gives Bitcoin Ethereum-Style Smart Contracts
All the functionality of Ethereum will be available on the Bitcoin blockchain, with a port of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) announced today by Counterparty. Bitcoin’s Capabilities Extended This will extend Bitcoin’s capabilities to include smart contracts – allowing decentralized autonomous organizations, social networks and identity systems, programmatic escrow systems, gambling and prediction markets. An in-development port… (0 comment)

Uphold’s recent decision to enable Ether trading on its platform marks another sign of recognition by both the financial and the open source developer communities’ of Ethereum’s unique potential. Uphold users can now buy or convert fiat currencies (USD, EUR, and GBP) or other digital currencies, including bitcoin, to Ether, the token value of the… (0 comment)