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    21 Inc Opens Its Bitcoin Software Library – Dao Daily News

    Editor Note: Most people know the 21 Inc company as the group behind the Bitcoin computer. But under the hood, there is a vast open source library waiting to be explored and expanded. As of today, the company has open sourced their entire software package." By...

    Bitcoin Price Rally Market Cap Passes $10Bn USD – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Bitcoin has touched $640 USD, and everyone is celebrating. Bitcoin supporters are holding strong and enthusiasts are happy to see the price as high as it has been since 2014." By Jamie Redman As the value of Bitcoin grows, the currency passed the $10...

    Editor Note: "The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded as much as $600,000 in grants to six companies working on blockchain applications for the government." By Stan Higgins According to a press release from earlier this week, the department’s Science...

    Jaxx Wallet’s ShapeShift Integration Live – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Kryptokit’s Jaxx wallet has announced the launch of its ShapeShift integration to allow conversion between its three supported currencies: BTC, ETH and DAO." By William Suberg ‘Unified Blockchain Command Center’ The Jaxx announcement came today as part...

    Korean Giant Kakao Invests In Satoshi Citadel – Dao Daily News

    Editor Note: "Satoshi Citadel has raised seed funding from KVG, which is the venture capital arm of Korean web giant Kakao. According to the Bitcoin company, this is a strategic partnership that could bring its “innovative solutions” to Kakao’s 100 millions users." By...

    Avalon’s Big Deal $466 Million Pending – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: Big multiple - 18 times net.  The reported cash and stock stock deal, which has yet to be confirmed by the purchasing party Shandong Luyitong, values Canaan (known commonly by the name of its bitcoin mining chip brand, Avalon) at approximately ¥3.06bn...

    IBM Singapore Center Merges Blockchain With AI – Dao Daily News

    Editor Note: "IBM today opened an incubator where 5,000 computer scientists will work to build rapid prototypes using the company’s blockchain and Watson AI tools for businesses in the Asian-Pacific region." By Michael del Castillo Called the Watson Centre at Marina...

    BlockCypher Releases Ethereum API – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "BlockCypher CEO and co-founder Catheryne Nicholson says the addition of Ethereum was in response to an increased demand from more than half of the startup's client base, which also counts remittance app startup Abra among those using the new toolset."...

    Will The DAO Become Ethereum’s Mt Gox? – Dao Daily News

    Editor Note: "Front and center for those invested is the idea that the fate of one of the technology's most visible projects could create a lasting impression among potential users and the public, and the fears are not without precedent." By Michael del Castillo As...

    Bitcoiners Who Use Tor Beware – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Bitcoiners love Tor but the FBI has “updated” Rule 41 of the internet that could blacken Tor’s horizon. This means that unless Congress blocks it, using the anonymous browser could become illegal in the near future."   By Wendy McElroy Future of Tor in...

    Tendermint Exploring Public Blockchain – Dao Daily News

    Editor Note: "Blockchain app specialist Tendermint is in the early stages of preparing to launch a public blockchain that could find it issuing tokens in a bid to create a platform comparable to bitcoin or Ethereum with alternative capabilities." By Pete Rizzo First...

    Bitcoin ATM Network Acquires Exchange Startup – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Athena Bitcoin, which operates in the midwestern and eastern US, is buying BitQuick exchange outright as well as bringing in team members Jad Mubaslat and Chad Davis. The sale amount was not disclosed." Stan Higgins Bitcoin exchange startup BitQuick is...

    Central Banks Meet In DC Look At Blockchain – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "During a three-day event in Washington, DC, hosted by the World Bank, the Intentional Monetary Fund and the US Federal Reserve, representatives from a range of central banks worldwide offered private details about the ongoing work at their respective...

    Wall Street Blockchain Alliance DLT

    Editor Note: "Wall Street has been keeping a close eye on the evolution of distributed ledger technology in recent years. The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, launched in 2015, announced a certification program. The primary goal is attracting Distributed Ledger...

    Prediction Market Augur Deploys Airbitz Edge Security

    Editors Note: "The prediction market Augur that runs on top of the Ethereum blockchain has just announced a partnership with the security and wallet service Airbitz. Augur will utilize the Airbitz Edge Security Platform making the prediction market more accessible to...

    Bitcoin Finds Home Where Commerce Goes Gray – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "It’s no secret that, in an effort to ease the concerns of global regulators and secure lucrative partnerships in the IT and banking sectors, the “bitcoin industry” has over the last year been on a steady campaign to rebrand as the “blockchain” or...

    Bitcoin Price Nears $600 – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Bitcoin prices have risen sharply in the past week, nearing the key psychological level of $600 after lingering close to $450 for most of the last several weeks.Bitcoin has established a new trend over the last week or so, with markets seeing prices...

    Waves CEO Talks Raising $16m, Open-Blockchain – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "This week, we covered the news on the asset and custom token blockchain platform Waves raising $16 million with its ICO. The crowdfund made history by becoming the sixth-largest right behind the cryptocurrency project Ethereum according to Wikipedia....

    Making Sense of Blockchain Smart Contracts – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Ledger Labs head of operations Josh Stark takes a deep dive into the concept of smart contracts. Josh Stark is a lawyer and head of operations and legal at Ledger Labs, a blockchain consulting firm and development group."   By Josh Stark The term “smart...

    Ultimately Secure Bitcoin Password Manager – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Czech Republic-based SatoshiLabs has announced the Trezor Password Manager, calling it the “ultimately secure ‘no master password’ cloud solution.” Jamie Redman The new service enables users to store and manage their password in a secure fashion....

    Might This Be Satoshi Nakamoto – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Dave Kleiman made a name for himself as a computer forensics expert before being claimed as co-inventor of Bitcoin by Craig Wright, the Australian recently verified by Gavin Andresen and Jon Matonis as Satoshi Nakamoto." By Justin OConnell The veteran...

    Bitcoin Price Up On Correction – Dao Daily News

    Editors Note: "Bitcoin price surges higher but remains within the area of the recent correction. Technical analysis looks at levels and confirmation of advance."   By Venzen Khaosan This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis...

    Crowdfunding Waves Launches Following $16m ICO – Dao Daily News

    Blockchain crowdfunding and finance platform Waves launched Wednesday following a $16 million ICO, the sixth-largest crowdfunded project in history.   By William Suberg   Fiat ‘Gateway’ The platform (wavesplatform.com), which also enables fiat institutions to issue...

    Bitcoin can make finance a public utility – Dao Daily News

    Developing nations are waking up to the opportunities that Bitcoin and open blockchain technology can provide to the world’s poorest and financially excluded citizens, while banks appear to stifle their efforts and simultaneously develop their own privatized...

    Do We Need Stable Purchasing Power? Is Crypto Currency The Answer?

    Editors Note:  The following news report follows the hyperinflation happening in Venezuela today.  Eggs cost $150 US a dozen and dry Milk $100 a pound!  And the effect on its citizens.  Followed by a report of an enterprising IT guy named Ricardo who learned that...

    Vitalik Buterin Report on Ethereum for Banks – Dao Daily News

    Penned by Ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin, the more than 40-page report provides a technical overview of Ethereum’s architecture and applications in finance, as well as an analytical look at how financial institutions can seek to build private blockchains using the...

    Is Apple Banning Ethereum Wallets on iOS? – Dao Daily News

    Ethereum and its native currency ether have received the lion’s share of hype and media attention these days. But could Apple iOS policy be a stumbling block to mass acceptance? By Jon Southurst Ether Banned from App Store One developer, who wished to remain...

    Turkey Fires PayPal, Bitcoin Is ‘The Future’ – Dao Daily News

    PayPal today announced it has lost its license to operate in Turkey, a country where 45% of consumers consider digital currencies to be “the future of spending.”   www.DaoDaily.News By William Suberg PayPal Can’t Operate in Turkey A statement on the company’s Turkish...

    Dubai Sees Blockchain as Key to Connected Cities – DAO Daily News

    [Editors Note: "The head of the Dubai government’s Smart Dubai initiative provided new details on how she believes blockchain can help drive the city’s modernization efforts in a speech at industry conference Keynote 2016 yesterday."] www.DaoDaily.News By Pete Rizzo...

    ABN Amro Divides Bitcoin from the Blockchain – DAO Daily News

    [Editors Note: "If you were looking to enter the business, Karin Kersten argues, you might first invest in a restaurant. Next, you might try to get a feel for the workflow, washing dishes and observing existing staff. It's then, she said, that you might be ready to...

    Arcade City Holds First Ever Meetup In Austin – DAO Daily News

    [Editors Note: "Ever since Uber and Lyft left Austin, the peer-to-peer rideshare group, Arcade City, has been making waves as it has made its bid to fill the void. The developers made its presence known when they published an open letter to the city on their official...

    Medical Prescriptions Immutable ON a distributed ledger

    [Editors Note: The Director of the Dutch-based REshape Center for Innovation Lucien Engelen recently announced a blockchain-based prototype with SNS Bank N.V. and Deloitte. This proof-of-concept, called Prescrypt, is an initiative that makes it easier for people with...

    Jaxx: First Ether Wallet on iOS – Dao Daily News

    It is the first iOS wallet to transact in ether, the native currency of Ethereum’s smart contract platform. Despite not being intended for use as a spending currency, ether has been gaining attention recently as a potential competitor to bitcoin. By Jon Southurst...

    Using Technology to Create Better ID Systems – Dao Daily News

    Steven Malby is head of the Law Development Section of the Rule of Law Division for the Commonwealth Secretariat, the executive arm of the Commonwealth of Nations intergovernmental organisation. Malby explores the challenges in bringing legal identity to the more than...

    A Framework for Identity – DAO Daily News

    Dan Elitzer is a member of the IDEO coLAB, a shared platform to discover and act on the potential of new technologies, with current focuses on blockchain, digital identity, and IoT. In this op-ed, Elitzer fleshes out a framework for how a digital identity system...

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