The agenda’s inclusion of blockchain technology was a driver for a number of the professionals and academics in attendance, especially from an enterprise level perspective.
In 2014, 10 merchants along one of the canals in the Netherlands decided to accept Bitcoin as the mode of payment from their customers—their street became known as The Bitcoin Boulevard.
BSV Blockchain Association Director of Engineering Jad Wahab spoke in a brief video about the new LiteClient Toolbox, which will soon be available for developers to try out.
Bitcoin has always had the ability to handle Simplified Payment Verification functions, but until now there hasn't been a full set of standards or toolkit available for developers to implement the architecture in payment systems.
Bank of Thailand, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Finance Ministry issued the joint statement where they said digital currencies aren’t fit to be used as payment methods.
A recent sCrypt article discusses how to facilitate streaming services using the Bitcoin protocol. This is not streaming large movie data on-chain but leverages the incentive and accountability aspects of the protocol and ledger itself.
In this post, sCrypt’s Xiaohui Liu demonstrates a cost-efficient way to provide movie streaming and other types of services on demand, based on payment channels.
Jeffrey Baek, co-founder of Peer Technologies, presented their new product PeerSend that allows users to ‘Send Money Like Magic’ over the internet.
The reports note that some lawmakers in the country are considering revising some aspects of the payments ban including allowing digital currencies to be used as payment in domestic contracts.
SLictionary, which stands for self-learning dictionary, works on the principle that language is a living thing, evolving over time and with new words added by the communities that use them.
Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed HB 133 into law, paving the way for state residents aged 18+ to begin placing online wagers (no retail betting permitted) as early as September 1.