Blockchain News & Articles, ShapeShift


In October 2016, TechCrunch released the very first scene of their series “Trust Disrupted”. This series is based on the book “Digital Gold” by Nathaniel Popper. As a company based in the general blockchain, digital asset space, we were pretty excited to witness and spread the word of this very well executed series, featuring some of the industry intense hitters, technology organizations and companies. Check out the gigs below!

The ShapeShift team spent a few days in Munich, Germany this past September for the Bits & Pretzels Conference. Emily, Meg and Erik spent several days talking bitcoin, crypto and blockchain with the conference’s Five,000+ attendees and loved a total day of joy in the Oktoberfest grounds. During the conference, Erik took a few minutes to sit down with the Genesis Mining team to talk all things crypto and blockchain. Accepts Dozens of Digital Assets for Game Site Credits has been a resource for the crypto-community for years now. Most recently, the site underwent a site re-design, coming back into act with Bitcoin Games. Users can now fund playing various games including poker , blackjack , roulette , craps and more with bitcoin. The Game store also launched permitting users to fund their accounts with dozens of blockchain assets due to’s integration of the Shifty Button .

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Releases Industry News Service and are excited to announce the newest feature addition to the family, CoinCap News. This fresh suggesting from the realtime market data site offers users coverage of Bitcoin, digital assets, blockchain technology, FinTech and more!

PRO Peak: How to look up your Omni and Counterparty Transactions on the Blockchain

ProTip from Jon, a ShapeShift Developer:

Omni and Counterparty transactions (and their associated assets) all happen on the bitcoin blockchain. That’s pretty cool but it means that looking up information about what happened in your transaction can be tricky.

Note from CEO Erik Voorhees: An Appeal for Zero-Conf

The latest addition of Peter Todd’s “Replace by Fee” (aka RBF) to Bitcoin Core ignited a discussion over the past several days, related both to RBF specifically and to “zero-confirmation transactions” more broadly (zero-confirmation, aka zero-conf, refers to accepting Bitcoin transactions before they are confirmed in a block).

Bitcoin in three Minutes [Movie]

Here at ShapeShift, we love reading articles, listening to podcasts and watching all movies created to further explain the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. We love this fresh movie created by Harbers Studios and released by the Nantucket Project.

The Bitcoin Phenomenon [Movie]

In this day and age (July 2015, to be exact- it’s a quick moving industry!) it’s pretty darn effortless to do an internet search for Bitcoin and have a long list of movies, articles and more to dig into and learn more. Our team recently stumbled upon this movie “The Bitcoin Phenomenon” and dreamed to share it with our friends and customers. It give a good overview of the industry from beginning, to current news and what the future may hold. Check it out!

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