Contrary to some statements, bitcoin's fate will not be decided by lawmakers and regulators in the next 18 months...
Tensions have eased following the mining industry's summit, but we're still in an ASIC arms race, argues Jon Matonis.
A recently published working paper grossly misunderstood the economic nature of bitcoin, says the Bitcoin Foundation's Jon Matonis.
The US government's attempts to maximize returns on seized assets may establish all bitcoins to be equal in value.
A global jurisdictional hub for bitcoin would experience an influx of new capital and businesses, and experience rapid growth.
New and large merchants' announcements to accept bitcoin moves it closer to a mainstream monetary transition.
As the bitcoin economy matures, derivatives exchanges will emerge to satisfy commercial hedgers.
With the US targeting credit card accounts in Russia, payments networks have become weapons in the hands of politicians.
Bitcoin's greatest strength is that it does not require government or other third parties to sanction its legitimacy.
People in high-inflation countries with sufficient Internet access are increasingly seeking refuge in bitcoin.