Why Off-Chain Transactions Hurt Bitcoin

Growing interest in Bitcoin’s role as a shared public ledger for notarization and digital provenance stems from the realization that distributed consensus is a powerful weapon against fraud, perhaps making Bitcoin’s public blockchain the world’s foremost tamper-proof digital ledger. However, as we now explore, off-chain transactions threaten to undermine Bitcoin’s potential to become the ledger […]

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Create a Private Blockchain in 90 Seconds

Ever wondered what Bitcoin with native assets and permissions might look like?  If so, check out this short demo of Multichain (a fork of Bitcoin-Core). MultiChain is backwards compatible with Bitcoin’s JSON-RPC API, so you can easily port your existing Bitcoin applications to MultiChain – and potentially target an enterprise market. Grab a coffee, check out the […]

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Why Jamie Dimon Is Right About Bitcoin

Last week, sitting in the neon dark of a sleek Japanese co-working space on San Francisco’s Market Street, I couldn’t help but feel being a part of something special as venture capitalists pulled up a slide showing how investment in Bitcoin and blockchain related start-ups had topped $1bn over the past two years – more than had been […]

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