31 October 2013

Headlines New SatoshiDICE owner launches Tribute gameSatoshiDICE Tribute will distribute a fraction of all bets to three top-ranked players. Banking innovation depends on bitcoinWith one firm swoop, banks could eliminate the threat from Apple, Google, and PayPal by embracing bitcoin. Circle launches with $9 Million from Jim Breyer, Accel and General Catalyst in biggest ever […]

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30 October 2013

Headlines Australian crowdfunding site Pozible accepts bitcoinDown-under crowdfunding site Pozible is now accepting bitcoin donatoins for projects in addition to fiat. Malware gang steals $1.4 Million and sets up bitcoin exchange to launder itFour men used malware to steal from 150 bank accounts and created a bitcoin exchange to launder the loot. Blockchain.info user wins […]

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29 October 2013

Headlines UK bitcoin exchange Coinfloor opens for businessNew UK bitcoin exchange Coinfloor is banking on watertight KYC rules and constant contact with regulators. Op-Ed: The bitcoin price has the potential to reach $1,820 by 2020The bitcoin price is often discussed, but which factors determine the long-term potential of the bitcoin price? This man bought $27 […]

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28 October 2013

Headlines Developers attempt to resurrect Namecoin after fundamental flaw discoveredA fatal flaw has been discovered in the Namecoin protocol, but a fix is on the way. Coinbase aims to become the Gmail of bitcoinCoinbase is like a bubble inside bitcoin, with extra, value-added features. But what about regulation? Bitmit is still the eBay of bitcoin […]

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25 October 2013

Headlines Old meets new: New Orleans antique shop accepts bitcoinAn antique shop in New Orleans is welcoming the bitcoin community, trading precious vintage goods for the digital currency. Bitcoin Core Development Update #5 brings better transaction fees and embedded dataForthcoming updates to bitcoin software will make for less confusion over transaction fees, and the ability […]

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24 October 2013

Headlines Swedish bank freezes customer’s account after she sells 5 BTCSwedbank recently froze a customer’s account after it found out about her selling five bitcoins on LocalBitcoins. Coinbase launches iOS app to buy, sell and send bitcoinBitcoin digital wallet and payment processor Coinbase has launched a mobile app platform on Apple iOS devices. Software firm […]

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23 October 2013

Headlines All you need to know about federal bitcoin law in CanadaLegal expert Matthew Burgoyne reveals how the Canadian federal law applies to businesses operating in Canada’s bitcoin space. Scrypt-based miners and the new cryptocurrency arms raceScript-based miner manufacturers are planning to ship equipment that will speed up altcoin mining. Bitmarkers wants to move money […]

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22 October 2013

Headlines Hunger for bitcoin grows in Scandinavia as regulatory approach evolvesWith Sweden hosting a 250-delegate bitcoin conference this week, Scandinavia is building a healthy bitcoin community. BIPS enables Bigcommerce’s 40,000+ merchants to accept bitcoinBIPS is now enabling over 40,000 merchants using ecommerce cart platform Bigcommerce to accept bitcoin. Win bitcoins by betting on the hash […]

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21 October 2013

Headlines Bitcoin price soars to highest level since April bubbleBitcoin’s price has been increasing for the past few weeks, but what’s behind this and will it last? Tradehill open to holding more auctions as it grapples with regulationBitcoin exchange Tradehill is open to holding more mining equipment auctions after its success with first-generation Avalon ASIC […]

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20 October 2013

Headlines Black Market Reloaded back online following source code publication errorThought Silk Road was mismanaged? Black Market Reloaded just effectively published its source code online.

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18 October 2013

Headlines Pay for groceries with bitcoin via eGifter’s new Walmart giftcardPeople can now buy Walmart gift cards from eGifter using bitcoins. Chinese whispers, Chinese hackers and Chinese goatsJohn Law examines the impact of recent DDoS attacks, Baidu, and Google Glass on the bitcoin world. Now accepting bitcoin: Seattle-based mobile grilled cheese truckThe Cheese Wizards are […]

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17 October 2013

Headlines Why the US debt crisis didn’t affect bitcoinWhy didn’t the threat of a currency default damage bitcoin? St. John’s is ‘world’s first Catholic church to accept bitcoin’The Church of St. John the Evangelist in Goshen, NY is accepting donations in bitcoin and litecoin. Bitcoin meets Google Glass with in-store payment app GlassPayAn app that […]

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16 October 2013

Headlines Crowdcurity brings crowdsourced hacker testing to bitcoinCrowdcurity wants to reward those who find security holes in bitcoin sites. Bitcoin: the solution to startups’ international banking issues?Second-hand software site Half Price Digital shows how bitcoins can help startups avoid tricky situations.

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15 October 2013

Headlines Taxi firms seek to drive bitcoin adoptionSlowly but surely, taxi drivers are starting to accept payment in bitcoin. LeetCoin enables skilled gamers to win bitcoinsSkilled gamers can win bitcoin via new multiplayer gaming platform LeetCoin. Chinese internet giant Baidu starts accepting bitcoinChinese search engine giant Baidu has announced it is now accepting payment in […]

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14 October 2013

Headlines Privacy and fraud dominate discussion at LA bitcoin eventPrivacy and fraud were two of the topics at a recent Los Angeles area bitcoin Meetup. What can bitcoin learn from the failure of ‘global’ language Esperanto?CoinDesk takes a look at Esperanto, an invented worldwide language, and the similarities it holds with digital currencies.

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11 October 2013

Headlines The first Polish businesses to accept bitcoinsBitcoin trading is becoming increasingly popular in Poland with an increasing number of companies accepting the cryptocurrency. Remote control, rank craziness and revolution 2.0John Law’s week in bitcoin: coffee commerce, Capital One chocolate coins, and UK Silk Road users arrested.

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10 October 2013

Headlines Bitcoin seller btcQuick hits nearly $2 Million in salesCoinbase competitor btcQuick has amassed nearly $2m in sales. Capital One closes company’s bank account over mere mention of bitcoinCapital One has closed a bank account belonging to a company merely because it sells bitcoin merchandise. Dwolla shuts doors to bitcoin companies and virtual currency exchangesDwolla […]

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9 October 2013

Headlines Why do so many Chinese bitcoiners use Linux?In August, over a third of users in China downloading the bitcoin client chose the Linux version. Bitcoin: freeing coffee from the middlemenA bitcoin startup in Bali helps coffee growers remove middlemen from transactions and link more directly to end customers. Invoice in US dollars, get paid […]

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8 October 2013

Headlines Four “significant users” of Silk Road arrested in UKFour men in the UK have been arrested over their alleged roles in the online marketplace Silk Road. Ripple Labs now taking cash payments following deal with ZipZap and SnapSwapRipple will now accept cash thanks to a partnership between Ripple gateway SnapSwap, and ZipZap. Silk Road […]

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7 October 2013

Headlines SecondMarket’s bitcoin offering defines new asset classSecondMarket’s ‘Bitcoin Investment Trust’ will set the standard for best practices for bitcoin as an asset class. PhenixCoin in ashes after developer goes AWOLThe altcoin PhenixCoin’s developer has left the project, leaving coins frozen in the associated exchange.

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4 October 2013

Headlines Sex, drugs and racks of beefNow Silk Road is offline, why not spend your spare bitcoins on ethically farmed beef and erotic bitcoin novels? Why reports of bitcoin’s death are greatly exaggeratedThe bitcoin world has been in a whirlwind the past few days. How was the bitcoin price impacted? Pilot to display bitcoin logo […]

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3 October 2013

Headlines Lamassu ships first bitcoin ATMLamassu has shipped its first bitcoin ATM, which is heading to Atlanta, Georgia. BitcoinTalk forum hacked by ‘The Hole Seekers’Popular digital currency forum BitcoinTalk has been hacked by a group calling themselves “The Hole Seekers”. Silk Road fell due to a catalogue of errors by owner Ross UlbrichtSloppy behaviour and […]

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2 October 2013

Headlines Why ZeroAccess botnet stopped bitcoin miningWhat most people missed about the ZeroAccess bitcoin mining botnet. Beefing up profits: farmer achieves 20% bitcoin salesBeef for bitcoin. Australian farmer accepts bitcoin payment for top quality, ethical beef. Silk Road shut down and ‘owner’ Ross William Ulbricht arrestedSilk Road owner Ross William Ulbricht has allegedly been arrested […]

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1 October 2013

Headlines Free State Project members now able to pay rent in bitcoinsA property company in New Hampshire is enabling members of the Free State Project to pay rent in bitcoins. KnCMiner begins shipping of Jupiter bitcoin mining rigsKnCMiner has finished production of its Jupiter bitcoin mining rigs and has started shipping to customers. Hive OSX […]

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