31 January 2014

Headlines CampBX Has Been Dropped By Their Bitcoin Fearing Bank; They’ve Halted ACH And Wire Transfers In And Out  According to an interview with CampBX’s CEO back in May of 2013, CampBX has always aimed to be the premier regulatory compliant US-based fiat-Bitcoin exchange in the world.  They have successfully registered as a money transmitter […]

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30 January 2014

Headlines Bitcoin is Still Alive and Well in ChinaAlthough many people thought banks weren’t allowed to work with Bitcoin exchanges as a result of the December 5th memo from the People’s Bank of China, it seems that the Bitcoin community may have overreacted to what the PBOC was trying to say. Some individuals have been […]

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29 January 2014

Headlines French Regulator Requires Bitcoin Exchanges to RegisterThe French banking regulator intends to treat digital currency exchanges like any other payment service. Everything You Need to Know About the New York Hearing on BitcoinFind out the key information about this week’s hearings on bitcoin in New York. Vault of Satoshi Rolls Out New Altcoin SupportDogecoin, […]

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28 January 2014

Headlines The Epic Fall Of Mt. Gox: The Increasingly Illiquid Bitcoin ExchangeSome time between June 22nd, 2013 and July 23rd, 2014 Mt. Gox finally removed that quote from the front page of their website.  In fact, long before summer of 2013 and even before the light bubble pop of April 2013, Mt. Gox was no longer […]

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27 January 2014

Headlines BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem Arrested in Silk Road Bitcoin BustCharges have been filed against exchange owner Charlie Shrem for allegedly selling $1m in bitcoins to Silk Road users. App.net Debuts Crowdfunding Platform for BitcoinApp.net has announced a new crowdfunding platform, Backer, that accepts bitcoin for software projects. Ten People You Meet in BitcoinIt’s not […]

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26 January 2014

Headlines Book a Jamaican Luxury Villa for 3.5m DogecoinIsland Villas Jamaica, a holiday villa rental firm, is now accepting litecoin, dogecoin and bitcoin for bookings. Dogecoin, Kittehcoin, and Currencies Backed by MemesThe success of Dogecoin is undeniable at this point, and there’s a good chance that many more meme-related cryptocurrencies are going to be created […]

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25 January 2014

Headlines PrimeDice 3: Interview with Stunna from the PrimeDice Bitcoin CasinoSince early in the history of bitcoin, dice-casino websites have been a popular way for gamblers to risk their bitcoin for big profits, or big losses.  However, gambling in a traditional casino as a high-roller comes with free drinks, free rooms, and the kind of […]

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24 January 2014

Headlines Nobel Laureate Thinks Bitcoin is an “Amazing” BubbleAmerican economist and Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller thinks bitcoin is a big bubble. Roll up for Branded coins, Roll on the Robot Overlords – or Just Roll Your OwnThis week John Law delves into custom currencies, robot rulers and cannabis-related bitcoin conundrums. Investment Firm to Launch Czech […]

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23 January 2014

Headlines Davos Elites Worried About Bitcoin and Other Disruptive TechnologiesAs global elites converge on Davos for another grandiose international summit at taxpayer expense, one topic seems to be preying on their minds: disruptive technology. This article by Bloomberg’s Matthew Campbell, reporting from Davos, compares the emerging technological threats to various megacorps with the Internet’s historic […]

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22 January 2014

Headlines Argentina: Bitcoin Just Received an Unintentional BoostAccording to the Associated Press, the government of Argentina is getting ready to add more restrictions to online purchases from foreign countries. Argentines are now limited to two purchases per year from outside the country, and they will have to fill out a large amount of extra paperwork […]

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21 January 2014

Headlines Marijuana in Colorado Faces Same Legal Obstacles as BitcoinUS Federal law has made banking institutions and credit card companies wary of handling marijuana purchases. Canadian Economic Institute Has High Hopes for BitcoinA Quebec-based economic thinktank believes that bitcoin could become a “common currency”. Crypto Stamp Uses Bitcoin to Stop Students Who Lie About Late […]

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20 January 2014

Headlines Dogesled- Jamaican UnderDOGEs Sochi 2014  It is really no wonder that the Dogecoin community would be sympathetic to a bobsled team from a tropical island. The very nature of Dogecoin and the Jamaican Bobsled Team draw parallels on many levels. They both began as a punchline. Each possesses the charisma to gain charitable assistance. There […]

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19 January 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Price Rising on Good Volume (Update for ATR indicator)Since my last update, the Bitcoin price fell down the stairs, rolling then bouncing at the 820 and 800 levels I mentioned. Price then sunk all the way to the 765 danger level I sign-posted as bear territory. Bears left brief clawmarks at that level […]

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18 January 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Can Thrive In CanadaIt may not be such a surprise that more technologically advanced nations would be more open to the use of Bitcoin inside their borders, as well as developed countries would accept Bitcoin more than developing countries. Why? Developing countries are still continuing to encourage their own local economies to grow, […]

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17 January 2014

Headlines US Senator Demands Regulatory Clarification on Digital CurrenciesUS Senator Tom Carper has called on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to clarify its position on bitcoin. Whats NXT in the World of Cryptocurrencies?Not simply a coin, NXT is a 2nd generation scalable crypto offering a novel method of eco-friendly mining and features outside the […]

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16 January 2014

Headlines Canadian Realtor Accepts Bitcoin Deposits for Residential PropertiesCanadian realtor Quantum Properties is the latest real estate company to begin accepting bitcoin. Chinese Central Bank Official: We Don’t Want to Suppress BitcoinA senior Chinese central bank official has revealed the bank doesn’t want to suppress bitcoin, just clarify its status. Sacramento Kings Become First NBA […]

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15 January 2014

Headlines Pay Your Taxes With Bitcoin: SnapCard Launches ‘Pay the IRS’ ServiceUsers of snapCard will be able to pay the IRS their taxes in bitcoin with the company’s new service. Joe Rogan on Bitcoin Australia’s National Broadcaster Does a Story on Bitcoin (video)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMsefQ6_FKY   The Daily Competition We are celebrating our enormous growth by initiating […]

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14 January 2014

Headlines Chicago Sun-Times and BitWall to Trial Bitcoin PaywallBitWall is partnering with the Chicago Sun-Times to trial a 24-hour bitcoin paywall on its website next month. Bitcoin Can Now Buy You Breakfast in GlasgowScotland just got its first bitcoin eatery, thanks to Jonny McDonald, manager of the family-run Brooklyn Cafe in Glasgow. New Hampshire: The […]

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13 January 2014

Headlines Andreas M. Antonopoulos – The most compelling presentation on the value of Bitcoin (videos)We received a pleasant email today with a link to some great videos of Andreas M. Antonopoulos by Valerian Bennet, she wrote: My name is Valerian Bennett and I shot video of a speech by Andreas M. Antonopoulos (Let’s Talk Bitcoin) […]

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12 January 2014

Headlines Colorado Marijuana Dispensary Uses Bitcoin to Evade Federal LawsFederal laws prohibit credit card payments, so all Colorado’s marijuana must be purchased in cash – or bitcoin. China’s Bitcoin Exchanges Survived the Crackdown and Did Battle in the AftermathChina’s bitcoin “ban” drastically affected the balance of power across its exchanges. Warning: Huobi has closed their […]

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11 January 2014

Headlines New York State Department of Financial Services Announces Bitcoin HearingsThe New York State Department of Financial Services will hold public hearings into digital currencies on 28-29th January. Take to the Skies: Private Jet Service PrivateFly Now Accepts BitcoinPrivate jet booking service PrivateFly.com is now accepting payment in bitcoin. Bitcoin Price Touches $1,000 Again as […]

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10 January 2014

Headlines 2% of the orders Pizza.be, the Belgian takeaway.com, receives are in Bitcoins!This is for you skeptics that didn’t believe people would use Bitcoin as a payment system for normal products and services. The reddit user G1lius posted an update about the Belgian version of takeaway.com, Pizza.be, receiving more than 2% of their total orders […]

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9 January 2014

Headlines Congressional Report Warns of Potential Bitcoin Threat to US DollarBitcoin could be a threat to US monetary policy if it gets big enough, says a US governmental report. Overstock.com Becomes First Major Retailer to Accept BitcoinsEcommerce giant Overstock has started taking bitcoins on its site, months ahead of schedule. Hong Kong Treasury Official Issues […]

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8 January 2014

Headlines Trading Update: Bitcoin Price Bouncing from Potential FloorMy Trading Plan Following a splendid bullrun which allowed me to sell close to my 1st targest, the Bitcoin price bashed its head on the $1000 ceiling and fell by $235. This slump ended the uptrend decisively and carried price well below my stoploss level. Stubbornly, I […]

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7 January 2014

Headlines Dutch Bitcoin Exchange Bitplaats Expands to BelgiumBelgian bitcoiners can now trade bitcoins on Bitplaats using Belgium’s online payments platform, Bancontact/Mister Cash. CoinMamaCoinMama is another of CCN Store’s flagship products.  For fast and reliable conversion into virtual currencies, there really is not too many better options in the market today.  Visit our store today to use […]

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6 January 2014

Headlines ASIC Manufacturer HashFast Faces Legal Action From Bitcoin MinersHashFast is facing allegations from customers who placed orders for its missing Baby Jet mining rigs last summer. Princeton Researchers Developing Bitcoin-Based Prediction MarketA team of Princeton faculty members are developing a prediction market based on bitcoin transactions. Taiwan Regulators Block Robocoin Bitcoin ATMsTaiwan’s Financial Services […]

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5 January 2014

Headlines Key Bitcoin Price Levels and Trading Update for Week 2 (5 – 12 Jan) of 2014The Bitcoin price is exploding right now! Possible reasons for the push are mentioned elsewhere on CCN. As can be seen above on the daily chart, a long green candle is forming on the 5th day of consecutive gains. […]

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4 January 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Isn’t Evil, and Here’s What Gives it ValueMost bitcoin-sceptics feel that no one can give them a decent answer to the question “What gives bitcoin value?”. Games Giant Zynga Starts Playing With BitcoinZynga, maker of addictive social games like FarmVille and CityVille, has announced it is testing accepting bitcoin payments. Vote – New […]

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3 January 2014

Headlines You can now use Bitcoin to generate tax revenue for Colorado by buying MarijuanaSeptember 9th 2013 the Colorado Department of Revenue created the final regulations for Marijuana use and sale, implementing the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code. January 1st 2014 the first official stores has opened for Marijuana sale. The twist however is that you […]

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2 January 2014

Headlines Wall Street Analysts: Bitcoin Could Revolutionise the Non-Financial World TooBitcoin could revolutionise the way we buy and sell property and enforce legal documents, says a new report. 56% of Bitcoiners Believe the Bitcoin Price Will Reach $10k in 2014More than half of bitcoiners believe the price of their favourite digital currency will reach $10,000 […]

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1 January 2014

Headlines UK Car Classifieds Site Wants To Conquer Market With Bitcoin PricingA UK car classifieds site wants to conquer the market and bitcoin pricing is its first move. Blockchain.info Sponsors British Woman In Solo Row Across PacificIn June 2014, Elsa Hammond will attempt to row across the Pacific Ocean, sponsored by a Bitcoin company. Broad […]

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