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Election Facts & Clarification

There are some questions and misinformation around this election so below are some facts to bring clarity to the conversation: Q: Why is there a process to confirm membership for voting and how did it come to pass? A: In the last election for two industry seats, due to voter apathy, we barely made [...]

By |February 15th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

DevCore Boston Livestream Brought to You by Circle

Nothing beats the live interaction between speakers and attendees but livestream comes at a close second! Especially for those that live halfway across the world. Thanks to Circle, you’ll be able to livestream DevCore Boston wherever you are! To access DevCore Boston Livestream sponsored by Circle, visit:https://bitcoinfoundation.org/DevCore/ or visit Circle’s DevCore Livestream page:http://blog.circle.com/2015/02/10/devcore-livestream/ The [...]

By |February 10th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

ETA’s First Digital Currency Showcase at TRANSACT 15

Guest Blogger Jason Oxman, Electronic Transactions Association The contents of guest blog posts are the thoughts, beliefs, and opinions of its authors, and does not reflect the official thoughts, beliefs, or opinions of The Bitcoin Foundation, Inc. Responsibility for all thoughts, beliefs, and opinions of this blog post, and any action resulting from this [...]

By |February 9th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Introducing the Bitcoin Handbook for Non-Profits and the Bitcoin Donation Directory

The Bitcoin Foundation Canada and Bitcoin Embassy are excited to introduceGiveBTC.org – a website dedicated entirely to promote Bitcoin’s potential for non-profit organizations. The Bitcoin Handbook for Non-Profit Organizations is a collection of promotional and informative articles, tutorials and testimonials put together in an easy-to-read Handbook format specially tailored for the non-profit industry. The [...]

By |February 5th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Andreas M. Antonopoulos Talk and Book Signing at DevCore Boston

As if you needed another great reason to join us for DevCore Boston! Adding to our stellar lineup, author, technologist and serial entrepreneur, Andreas M. Antonopoulos (@aantonop), will be giving a talk and signing copies of “Mastering Bitcoin.” We are also excited to announce that every attendee will receive his book complimentary of the [...]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

The Bitcoin Foundation’s View and Policy on Trademarking “Bitcoin”

by Jim Gatto, Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, and Brian Klein, Partner at Baker Marquart The Bitcoin Foundation believes that the term “BITCOIN” alone should not be the intellectual property of any individual or entity. Rather, it is a generic term like the terms used for other currencies such as “dollar”, “euro,” “yen,” [...]

By |January 29th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Perkins Coie Ups Its Commitment to Supporting Bitcoin Core as a $25,000 Level Supporter of the Bitcoin Foundation

Perkins Coie LLP was the first law firm to financially support bitcoin’s core development through its membership at the Bitcoin Foundation. Bitcoin Foundation members currently support two full-time Bitcoin Core developers as well as one full-time supporting developer and one part-time security core auditor. As a result, out of over 270 core contributors, our [...]

By |January 16th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Step One of Strengthening Bitcoin Core – DevCore Boston

We’re excited to kick off our developer roundtable series, DevCore, in the beautiful and historic city of Boston, Massachusetts with Title Sponsor Circle! DevCore Boston is the first of a series of roundtables set to host around the world for all developers interested in deepening their technical expertise to support the future development of [...]

By |January 14th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Bitcoin Core Update by Bitcoin Core Developer Gregory Maxwell via Sourceforge

The below update was posted by Bitcoin Core Developer Gregory Maxwell on the Bitcoin Development Mailing List found on sourceforge: "OpenSSL 1.0.0p / 1.0.1k was recently released and is being pushed out by various operating system maintainers. My review determined that this update is incompatible with the Bitcoin system and could lead to consensus [...]

By |January 10th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments

BTC Trader Supports Bitcoin Foundation as Gold Member

We’re excited to ring in the new year with our newest gold member at the $25,000 support level, BTC Trader. Founded by Kerem Tibuk and Emre Kenci in 2013, BTC Trader offers a customizable, turnkey White Label solution that frees entrepreneurs from the redundancy of building their own exchange technology and instead enables them [...]

By |January 5th, 2015|Bitcoin|0 Comments