Who can change the rules of a distributed ledger, and what happens when they try.
Many commercial uses for blockchain technology will originate from the open-sourced community of Hyperledger.
Ethereum is meant to be a more useful, secure and adaptable crypto-currency/blockchain platform than Bitcoin.
The mining and distribution of Bitcoin comes with a cost hidden to most users.
BitMEX, a derivatives trading platform for bitcoin, will offer the kind of structured products typically produced by investment banks.
Blockchain is a database that is shared, encrypted, distributed and based on consensus about what is true.
Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies enable the transmission of actual value.
Central banks are in talks about using the company's tech to issue digital currencies pegged to fiat money.
As alternative investments such as hedge funds lose their ability to differentiate or deliver sustainable outperformance, the new frontier will move to digital assets – with...