30 April 2014

Headlines Innosilicon A2 Terminator Scrypt ASICs Are The First 28nm Chips For Litecoin And Dogecoin MiningOn 4/20/14, Innosilicon announced sales of their A2 Terminator Scrypt ASIC on Bitcointalk and their website.  Innosilicon is not a newcomer to the ASIC mining realm, by any means.  They have previously completed the design and fabrication, through Global Foundries, of […]

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29 April 2014

Headlines New Bitcoin Foundation Chapter is Sign of Bitcoin’s Bright Future in MexicoCoinDesk speaks to members of Mexico’s bitcoin community for a detailed look at its domestic growth prospects. Cyprus Primary School Now Accepts Bitcoin for Student FeesCoinDesk speaks to the local school and the individual who helped convince it to accept BTC. Shrem Pleads […]

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28 April 2014

Headlines Block Chain Visualizer Coinviz Wins Boost VC Bitcoin HackathonTwelve novel projects competed for bitcoin prizes and Boost VC office space at the weekend event. Yelp Officially Announces New Feature for Bitcoin MerchantsThe merchant directory provider now allows bitcoin businesses to promote their cryptocurrency acceptance. #StefanMolyneuxCensored: Freedomain Radio Has Been Censored Following Stefan Molyneux’s Rousing […]

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27 April 2014

Headlines Scams, Hacks and Poor Management: Life After Silk RoadFollowing Silk Road’s demise, some users (and even law enforcement officials) wax nostalgic about the ‘original’ Dread Pirate Roberts. Is Bitcoin Really the Next Internet?How alike are bitcoin and the Internet, and what conclusions can we draw from the comparison? Provably Fair Bitcoin Split Payments Have […]

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26 April 2014

Headlines BTC China Halts Chinese RMB Deposits In Light Of Renewed PBOC CrackdownYesterday, Caixin reported that the PBOC, led by the Payment and Clearing Organization of China, has been having meetings and interviews with commercial banks, third party payment processors, and Bitcoin exchanges within China.  PBOC officials made it very clear that they wished to […]

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25 April 2014

Headlines British Isle’s Plan to Mint Physical Bitcoins Loses Key SupportThe UK’s Royal Mint has reportedly discontinued talks with Alderney about minting physical bitcoins. Bitcoin Price Drops $40 Following Reports of New PBOC WarningsThe People’s Bank may be getting stricter with Chinese bitcoin exchanges after reported warnings to major banks. How Kipochi is Taking Bitcoin […]

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24 April 2014

Headlines GoCoin’s Steve Beauregard Talks Altcoins, Asia and Merchant AdoptionGoCoin CEO Steve Beauregard makes the business case for altcoins in a new interview with CoinDesk. The Bitmine 1 th/s Bitcoin Miner From BitTech – Review[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap] was able to get a sample 1 th/s Bitmine SHA-256 Bitcoin miner to review. I got the miner from BitTech.hk. […]

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23 April 2014

Headlines Nearly $500k Sitting Unclaimed in Silk Road 2.0 Bitcoin WalletsSilk Road 2.0 reports that 1,000 BTC has not been claimed by users affected by its February security breach. Investor Group Optimistic in Fight to Stop Mt. Gox LiquidationA group of investors are seeking control of the bankrupt Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange before its assets […]

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22 April 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Developers Debating Move from ‘Bitcoins’ to ‘Bits’[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]hile many users of Bitcoin have already decided to move to millibitcoins or microbitcoins on their own, the reality is that there haven’t been any official moves to create an official, widely-used denomination of bitcoins. Some people still like saying bitcoins, while others think that millibitcoins […]

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21 April 2014

Headlines Altcoin Trader Essentials: Profitable CandlesticksThe following article discusses the profitable Major Japanese Candlestick Patterns most valuable to cryptocurrency traders of all persuations. Quickly locate high-accuracy investor sentiment trend swings, as well as avoid nasty whipsaw-like effects. Out of the vast number of different Candlestick Signals, there’s less than two dozen actually worth committing to […]

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20 April 2014

Headlines Small Businesses Enjoy Success After Accepting BitcoinDespite not making many sales in bitcoin, many small businesses still view their venture into cryptocurrencies a success. The CoinDesk Mining Roundup: Multipools, Doge on Amazon EC2 and 11GH/s USB SticksAs the mining industry evolves, there are always new products and services hitting the market for enterprising cryptocurrency […]

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19 April 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Regulation Roundup: Legislation, Liquidation and Rumor MillJason Tyra examines the most significant bitcoin news from the world’s regulators and law courts. Neo & Bee: Andreas Antonopoulos and Tuur Demeester share their viewsThere is an overdose of Neo & Bee news lately, but we think these views on the situation are worth being shared. […]

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18 April 2014

Headlines Litecoin Developer Ports Electrum to Work With LTCAs many in the Bitcoin community know, Electrum is an extremely fast and lightweight bitcoin client. Unlike Bitcoin Core (formerly known as Bitcoin-QT) and other desktop clients, Electrum does not need to download the entire Bitcoin blockchain. Instead, the application relies on several public servers that make the wallet so […]

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17 April 2014

Headlines LocalBitcoins Names Malware As Cause of Wallet IssuesLocalBitcoins users are reporting that their wallets have been emptied and that transactions via the service have been delayed. Strevus Compliance Software Adds Digital Currency SupportCompliance software developer Strevus has added support for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to its existing compliance software service. Bitcoin.com gets a revamp […]

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16 April 2014

Headlines Blockchain Awards to Honor Bitcoin Leadership at Bitcoin 2014Blockchain and the Bitcoin Foundation will co-present the Blockchain Awards at the Bitcoin 2014 Conference in Amsterdam next month. UK University claims law professor Nick Szabo authored Bitcoin whitepaperWhat is the deal with knowing who the person behind a pseudonym is? A secret is only exciting […]

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15 April 2014

Headlines Neo & Bee CEO Brewster tries to prove innocence in public letterNeo & Bee, another Bitcoin story making headlines. As if Mt. Gox was not enough… The Cypriot police are hunting CEO Danny Brewster, suspecting him of fraud. Meanwhile, Brewster is still in the United Kingdom, trying to get his business on the rails […]

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14 April 2014

Headlines New Cryptocurrencies Poll Aims To Help Save LivesApril 12th marks a new chapter in the history of leading cryptocurrencies payments solutions provider, CoinPayments. CoinPayments is best known for their robust selection of supported altcoins (well over three dozen). They also provide a wide array of popular e-commerce solutions, including a handy online Payment Request […]

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13 April 2014

Headlines Welcome to Bitcoin IslandForget currencies and commodities … the right analogy for Bitcoin is ‘land’, argues Richard Gendal Brown. Bitcoin Vigil Guards Against Intrusion and Coin TheftA new project uses bitcoin wallets to detect computer malware and intruders’ attempts to steal coins. Crash and Carry on, Canadian Chip Chumps, and the Internet of SinsThis […]

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12 April 2014

Headlines Win Bitcoin by Creating a Good (Baseball) BitBetThe Bet Major League Baseball season is getting underway in America. If you’re a fan of the sport, you’re sure to hold some expectations for the performance of your favorite teams and players. So why not make this season even more exciting by winning Bitcoin if it […]

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11 April 2014

Headlines China’s Central Bank Governor: PBOC Won’t Ban BitcoinThe price of bitcoin rose on statements from the PBOC that suggest it will not seek to ban bitcoin. Neo & Bee Buzz Is Gone: Cypriot Arrest Warrant Issued For Danny BrewsterClick For CCN’s Greek Article. According to Cyprus News site, Cyprus-Mail, Cypriot police have issued an […]

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10 April 2014

Headlines Canadian Senate Meets Bitcoin Community in Fact-Finding SessionRepresentatives from the bitcoin sphere sat before Canadian senators yesterday – the first such presence on Parliament Hill. What happens in Vegas can be paid for in Bitcoin – Bunnies Now Accepts BitcoinLas Vegas has been a hub of Bitcoin activity recently. With the Inside Bitcoin conference […]

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9 April 2014

Headlines French Retail Chain Monoprix to Accept Bitcoin Payments This YearThe upmarket chain plans to start accepting bitcoin on its website to raise awareness of digital currencies in France. How does Bitcoin fit in the Political Stage? A crash course on the politics of BitcoinOne thing to be aware of in our world is, sadly, […]

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8 April 2014

Headlines Mt Gox: The story unravels.The Mt Gox announcement on February 10th, of this year, that ‘Hackers’ had stolen some 850,000 bitcoins, simply does not add up. Of the 850,000 bitcoins that Mt Gox claims to have lost, some 750,000, or 88%, belonged to customers. On the day the bitcoins were announced to be missing, the […]

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7 April 2014

Headlines How The BitWasp Project Could Add Major Value To BitcoinBitcoin price now languishes in the doldrums, the winds of favourable fortune having departed. But the wind always changes. Right now a slight breeze is stirring which could grow to the storm that sends the next major wave of adoption. The BitWasp project is developing […]

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6 April 2014

Headlines European Bitcoin ATM Maker PayMaQ to Market €1,000 ModelsPayMaQ’s new low-cost ATM model aims to make business adoption easier and more affordable for bitcoin users. CCN Week in Review: Square Supports BTC, Neo & Bee Insolvency, Crypto Rush Collapses, and MoreIt’s Sunday again, and you know what that means. It’s time for another CCN […]

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5 April 2014

Headlines Unofficial Apple iOS Store to Allow Bitcoin Wallet AppsA startup says it has developed an independent app store for Apple’s iOS and isn’t afraid of being stopped. Neo & Bee Share Price Plunges to 0.0001 BTC as Trading ResumesAt 5PM EST on 4th April, trading for Neo & Bee on Havelock Investments resumed with […]

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4 April 2014

Headlines eBay Adds Virtual Currency Category To US Site, For Real This TimeToday, eBay revealed their category changes for the month of April.  Near the bottom of the list due to the intentional use of the word ‘virtual’ instead of ‘digital,’ the “Virtual Currency Category” is under the Paper Coin and Money subcategory of the […]

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3 April 2014

Headlines Why Bitcoin crashed and will rise againOnce again the Bitcoin world is full of panic. Shit (mostly Chinese) has hit the fan and prices are falling down as we speak. Five months ago, Bitcoin was at an all-time high. One coin was worth more than a thousand dollars. At the moment I’m writing this; […]

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2 April 2014

Headlines University Of Nicosia’s MSc In Digital Currency Begins On May 15th With Free MOOC CourseSince announcing their Digital Currency Initiative in 2013, the University of Nicosia (UNic) has been hard at work forming the world’s first Master’s in Digital Currency Degree Program.  This MSc in Digital Currency is undoubtedly the first of many such […]

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1 April 2014

Headlines Bitcoin User Files White House Petition to Amend Latest IRS NoticeA petition has been filed regarding Notice 2014-2, which controversially rules that bitcoin should be taxed as property. Mobile Gamers Rejoice! SuperRewards Accepts BitcoinHas a distant relative ever made fun of your interest in crypto-currencies while spending their days on Facebook playing Bloons Tower […]

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