28 February 2014

Headlines Alleged Mt. Gox Victim Files Class Action Lawsuit, Now His Lawyers Speak OutA class action lawsuit filed against Mt. Gox in the US is already gaining significant interest from alleged victims. Fortress May be First Public Company to Own Millions of Dollars in Bitcoins, Discloses $20m WorthAccording to a SEC regulatory filing, Fortress Investment […]

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27 February 2014

Headlines Japan Pushes for International Effort on Bitcoin RegulationJapanese regulators responded to the escalating situation at Mt. Gox by calling for international cooperation on the matter. How Bitcoin Smashes Mobile Payments BarriersIn an open letter to the industry, Jon Matonis explains why bitcoin is the future of mobile payments. Singapore Firm Tembusu Launches Customizable Bitcoin […]

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26 February 2014

Headlines Mt. Gox CEO Issues New Statement, Claims He’s Still in JapanMt. Gox has issued yet another brief statement and this time it is coming straight from CEO Mark Karpeles. Bitcoin is Legal, Says Central Bank of CyprusDespite disapproving of digital currencies, the Cypriot bank says it can only warn of the risks of using […]

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25 February 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Foundation Announces Bitcoin 2014 Event in AmsterdamThe Bitcoin Foundation has officially announced this year’s digital currency event, which will be held in Amsterdam. Why Regulating Bitcoin Won’t WorkGovernments everywhere are increasingly taking steps to regulate cryptocurrencies, but whom does that actually benefit? Bitcoin Derivatives Market BTC.sx Suspends Trading Amid Turmoil at Partner Mt. […]

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24 February 2014

Headlines Bank-like Bitcoin Portal Neo Opens First Branch in CyprusThe brick-and-mortar bitcoin portal opened its flagship branch in Cyprus earlier today. AB 129 Is Not California Law Yet… The Remaining Steps Before “Bitcoin Becomes Legal In California” And How You Can HelpA top post on /r/Bitcoin at the moment has quite the misleading title.  The […]

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23 February 2014

Headlines How Cash Would Be Seen by the Media if Invented TodayA new worldwide scheme will allow citizens to carry their wealth and exchange it with others using paper ‘bills’. CCN Websites of the Week: February 16th – 22ndWelcome to the second CCN Websites of the Week. In case you missed the announcement last week, […]

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22 February 2014

Headlines Japanese Police Shut Down Protest at Mt. GoxPolice in Tokyo have ordered the Mt. Gox office protestors to move on, after complaints from the building’s tenants. MicroSoul – the Physical Bitcoins for EveryoneMicroSoul physical Bitcoins are a new low cost, high quality coin opening up the market to those with less money to spend […]

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21 February 2014

Headlines Turmoil in Ukraine Shows Bitcoin’s Potential as a Global CurrencyThe current political and economic environment in Ukraine has led to credit downgrades for local banks, a currency devaluation, capital controls, and ATMs running out of cash. Before this article continues there is one thing that needs to be mentioned: Bitcoin users not affected. While […]

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20 February 2014

Headlines Should Mark Karpeles Resign From The Bitcoin Foundation?When do an individual’s professional failings disqualify them from representing a cause in which they believe?  This is what many in the Bitcoin community are struggling with right now.  At the time of this article, a petition to remove Mark Karpeles from his seat as board-member has […]

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19 February 2014

Headlines Israeli Regulators Issue Joint Warning on CryptocurrenciesThe Bank of Israel (BoI) and the Israeli Ministry of Finance have issued a joint statement on digital currencies. Coinkite Promises to Offer Secure Storage For Bitcoin CompaniesBitcoin companies face problems holding a suitable balance in hot storage. Coinkite says it has the answer. Dubai Pizzeria Becomes First […]

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18 February 2014

Headlines Most Britons Say They Won’t Use BitcoinAccording to Clarity, a UK based communications agency, just over half (57%) of Britons are aware of Bitcoin. A polling sample of 2000 online shoppers has revealed that 69% of men and 45% of women have heard of the currency. However, only 5% had actually tried to use […]

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17 February 2014

Headlines Dogecoin Founder Turns Down $500k Investment OfferDogecoin Founder Jackson Palmer has turned down a substantial investment offer from a group of Australian venture capitalists. Mark T. Williams’s Recent Bitcoin Article is MisinformationFinance Professor Mark T. Williams, also known as the guy who thinks bitcoins will trade for around $10 by mid-2014, recently wrote an […]

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16 February 2014

Headlines CCN Week in Review: Mt. Gox, Dogecoin, Silk Road 2.0, and MoreThis week on CCN, we learned about the Mt. Gox fiasco, Bobby Lee’s future of Bitcoin in China, Dogecoin’s success, the Silk Road 2.0 hack, and much more! Here are some of our top stories this week in case you missed them. Mt. […]

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15 February 2014

Headlines Bank of Thailand Decides Bitcoin is OK for NowThe last piece of Bitcoin news that people probably remember getting out of Thailand was when everyone thought they were the first country to ban the cryptocurrency. Although the official statement from the Foreign Exchange Administration was not actually a ban on the cryptocurrency, many people […]

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14 February 2014

Headlines Bitstamp to Resume Bitcoin Withdrawals TodayFollowing the DDoS attack, Bitstamp has revealed plans to start processing its customers’ bitcoin withdrawals again later today. Cloudbet Uses Video Streams for Bitcoin Bets with Live DealersCloudbet is a new Bitcoin gambling website where your cards are dealt by an actual dealer on a video stream. This adds […]

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13 February 2014

Headlines Roger Ver is Betting on MtGox’s SolvencyRoger Ver, also known as Bitcoin Jesus, is looking to buy MtGox bitcoins from people who believe the Bitcoin exchange may be insolvent. As reported yesterday, people are already selling their MtGox bitcoins at discounted rates on a new exchange that popped up overnight. Ver made a post […]

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12 February 2014

Headlines MIT Club Hosts Largest-Ever Student Bitcoin EventCircle CEO Jeremy Allaire gave a presentation on bitcoin to a full house at MIT on Tuesday night. The $600 Million Altcoin BubbleWhen visiting Coin Market Cap, you can get a clear picture of the current cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin is still the clear frontrunner in this new industry, […]

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11 February 2014

Headlines We’ve just added Mt. Gox to our list of Banned Bitcoin ServicesDue to the incredible blunder made by Mt. Gox yesterday, we have decided to add Mt. Gox to our list of Banned Bitcoin Services. This means that we warn our readers from using Mt. Gox. They have to come up with a significant […]

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10 February 2014

Headlines Microsoft Updates Bing Search Engine for Bitcoin Currency ConversionsMicrosoft has added bitcoin currency conversions to its Bing search engine, which could pressure Google to follow suit. Australia Will Set Official Tax Guidelines on Bitcoin This YearThe Australian Taxation Office will issue formal guidelines on taxing bitcoin business by the end of June. CoinDesk Removes […]

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9 February 2014

Headlines Advantage Bitcoin: “Gold Mine” of Barclays Account Details StolenDaily Mail, Reuters, and Bloomberg are all reporting that a cache of Barclays account details was stolen from their centralized servers. Barclays is currently completing an internal investigation of the data leak, but it seems that a “gold mine” of 27,000 files containing personal and financial […]

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8 February 2014

Headlines Minecraft’s Law Firm Sheridans to Start Accepting Bitcoin PaymentsTop-tier media and entertainment law firm Sheridans has given in to clients’ requests to accept BTC. Auroracoin Utilizes Government IDs for a Fair Premine in IcelandOne of the main issues that always seems to pop up with any new cryptocurrency is the problem of premining. Even […]

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7 February 2014

Headlines NXT is Powering a Decentralized Voting System and TwitterNXT is supposed to be the “next generation of cryptocurrencies”, and two recently launched services are turning that slogan into a reality. There is now a Twitter-like social network and a decentralized voting system available to users of the NXT cryptocurrency. Both of these projects are […]

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6 February 2014

Headlines The Bitcoin Price is Sinking like a RockThe price of Bitcoin has fallen with more than 40 USD in less than a few hours. We are updating this post with relevant information that can explain the current drop. If you know about anything that could be the reason for this downtrend -> let us […]

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5 February 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Has the Power to Transform Digital Media ForeverBitcoin’s frictionless payment system could profoundly change the way we monetize media, music and film. Amazing Results From a Retailer in Australia That Started Accepting Bitcoin 6 Months AgoThe Australian online shop for consumer electronics, Millennius, has shared some amazing results with us today. Millennius that […]

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4 February 2014

Headlines Could BitTag Replace Cashiers?While the advantages of accepting bitcoins as an online merchant are rather obvious, BitTag thinks that it can help bring the digital currency to more brick-and-mortar stores. This “physical price tag for a digital currency” allows consumers to see the price of a particular item in both fiat currency and bitcoins […]

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3 February 2014

Headlines CryptoCoaster 4: Market Earnings Without Trading and Look Out for Friday!This post was sent out to the members of our Cryptocurrency Investment Club 3 hours ago. Welcome to the 4th CryptoCoaster video. In this episode, I discuss my recent trades, an important event in the coming week and a way to make money from […]

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2 February 2014

Headlines Dogecoin Attempts to Take Lack of Market Cap to the Moon, Stalls For NowDogecoin, an alt-coin released this last December, was originally devised to have a maximum limit of 100 billion coins in circulation.  However, this limit was only a stated intention and never included in the coding of the cryptocurrency.  After a lengthy […]

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1 February 2014

Headlines Dogecoin ‘Transactions’ per Day Exceed Market CapMany recent articles have appeared in important publications such as MarketWatch reporting that Dogecoin is surpassing Bitcoin in the total number of transactions per day. Following is the now famous chart of the Dogecoin versus Bitcoin transaction volume as reported by BitInfoCharts: This data, and the reporting of […]

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