Bitcoin and Ethereum vs Visa and PayPal – Transactions per second

Bitcoin and Ethereum vs Visa and PayPal – Transactions per second One of the big debates happening in the Bitcoin community is over the specification of block sizes, which limits the maximum number of transactions that may be processed per second. Luno, a Bitcoin exchange and wallet provider, recently explained that transacting in Bitcoin has…

Rebranding of MineCoin takes place with recoiling of ICO and Bounty Campaign

Rebranding of MineCoin takes place with recoiling of ICO and Bounty Campaign Minexsystems, initiated by Blockchain has rebranded their payment system to MinexCoin during the introduction of the second round of ICO. The Development team behind MinexSystems rebranded “MineCoin” to “MinexCoin”, a payment system introduced by Kyiv-based Blockchain. With the upgradation of website, a bounty…

Bitcoin-Powered Mobile App BitMaker Has Quietly Amassed 250,000 Active Users

Bitcoin-Powered Mobile App BitMaker Has Quietly Amassed 250,000 Active Users Over the past couple of years, a Bitcoin-powered mobile application developed by Seattle-based blockchain adtech and payments company CakeCodes has quietly amassed 250,000 active monthly users. The Android app BitMaker incentivizes users to engage with other mobile applications, such as freemium games, in an effort…

European Commission Backs Blockchain Pilot With €500k Budget

European Commission Backs Blockchain Pilot With €500k Budget The European Union’s executive branch is establishing an “observatory” focused on blockchain as part of a wider pilot project. Unveiled earlier this week, the initiative, according to the European Commission, seeks to to “gather opinions and to voice concerns around Blockchain and DLT”. The Commission plans to solicit…