Bitcoin 0.8.6 Released, Updates to Block Size Limits, Free Transactions, OSX Bugs

Bitcoin v0.8.6 was released yesterday, offering updates to existing restrictions on the size of free transactions and full blocks, as well as a series of fixes for bugs in certain node transmissions and OSX usage. The update ...

Dec 10, 2013

TGB 3Q Review & 4Q Outlook Now Available

The third quarter of 2013 proved to be one of significant transition for bitcoin. After the remarkable increase in bitcoin’s price and public notoriety earlier this year, the last three months have provided a much-needed ...

Oct 3, 2013

Analyzing Trade Clustering To Predict Price Movement In Bitcoin Trading

Financial markets, like many interactions in the world, are often self-exciting. Said differently, events within a dataset can actually serve as the impetus for more of the same events to a calculable extent. Statistical ...

Sep 19, 2013

[Op Ed] The Evolution of Financial Privacy and Bitcoin’s Ability To Restore Rights

Today is a somber day in the United States, particularly for New Yorkers. The events of this date 12 years ago are still fresh in many people’s minds, as are the memories of extreme heroism from fellow residents. Knowing that ...

Sep 11, 2013

California Legislature Passes Bill To Reform Money Transmission Act

Last week, both the California State Senate and Assembly voted unanimously to pass a bill to amend the California Money Transmission Act (MTA). According to Roger Dickinson, Chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Banking and ...

Sep 9, 2013

[Op Ed] Bitcoin Mining’s Inevitable Cloud Future

Considering a bitcoin mining hardware purchase? Make a more informed decision with our Bitcoin Mining Dashboard. In early 2013 bitcoin mining saw the start of the application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) revolution. ...

Aug 16, 2013

Litecoin and Bitcoin in the Context of the Gold-Silver Ratio

As the digital currency markets continue to mature and build trade history, we can learn more about market reactions, patterns and influences. Often cited as the digital version of gold – a finite, non-state wealth ...

Aug 15, 2013

Bitcoin Block Time Halved To Five Minutes Amid Exponential Network Growth

By now, bitcoin enthusiasts and professionals alike are aware of the tremendous growth of the bitcoin network so far this year. As millions of dollars (and bitcoin) are invested in increasingly powerful mining equipment, the ...

Aug 13, 2013

Bitcoin Protocol Implementation of Native Two-Factor Authentication

At a town-hall style discussion in June, Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen cited wallet security as the most pressing issue in the bitcoin community. Though his solution at the time was hardware wallets, such ...

Jul 31, 2013

2013 Bitcoin Mid-Year Review and Outlook

The past six months may one day prove to be among the most important in bitcoin’s history. As global events sparked increasing need for frictionless wealth transfers, bitcoin’s popularity ballooned and ignited a conversation ...

Jul 15, 2013