The Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin

While many people in the U.S. are still skeptical that bitcoin will become a mainstream currency, both private and public sectors are gaining interest in the idea that the underlying blockchain technology can be used to solve a wide variety of security and transactional problems. In the private arena, industries are…

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A Fork in the Road

As Bitcoin enters its seventh year of existence, the community that surrounds it is trying to decide how to guide and grow the currency into the future. Currently, the size of a block (which is a bitcoin data file) is 1MB and recently there have been around 100,000 to 200,000…

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States May Accept Bitcoin for Tax Payments

Tired of paying state taxes in dollars? If bills recently introduced in New Hampshire and Utah pass, those states’ taxes could eventually be paid in bitcoin. The New Hampshire House of Representative’s Ways and Means committee is considering a bill that would allow New Hampshire to accept bitcoin payments beginning…

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