31 May 2014

Headlines Mark T. Williams to Bitcoin Bulls: Time Will Vindicate My PredictionMark T. Williams revisits his infamous prediction that BTC would fall to $10 by mid-2014. ‘Hero Subs’ Sandwich Shop Becomes Melbourne’s First to Accept BitcoinThe fast food outlet is also offering 50% discounts to bitcoin customers and plans an exclusive Bitcoin Sub. DISH, Overstock, […]

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30 May 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Mining Giant BitFury Announces $20 Million Funding RoundBitFury has raised $20m to accelerate production and expand its international footprint. Bitcoin Price boosting upwards: More than 3000 Bitcoins traded on BitstampThe Bitcoin price is on the move again. Just in the last hour more than 3000 Bitcoins have been traded on Bitstamp, the world’s […]

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29 May 2014

Headlines McDogeCoin might be coming to McDonaldsMcDonalds UK is holding an online competition to submit a custom burger which is then subjected to voting to decide which creations will stand a chance of being served in restaurants for a week. The DogeCoin community quickly took the opportunity to submit a whole load of shibe-related burgers and […]

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28 May 2014

Headlines Darkcoin Price in Turmoil Following Emergency Fork, Network IssuesAfter passing litecoin prices last week, darkcoin prices have fallen below $10 amid growing pains with its nascent network. “Oleg Pliss” Virus: Ransomware without added BitcoinMany Australians and New Zealanders woke up this morning to find their iOS, or Apple device had a new message: “Device […]

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27 May 2014

Headlines SatoshiPoint to Launch Three New Bitcoin ATMs Across the UKBritain’s new bitcoin ATMs are installed and will go live this Friday in London and Bristol. Arnhem Becomes Second Dutch City to Host a ‘Bitcoin Boulevard’Dutch merchants are set to participate in Bitcoincity, a one-day event offering food and drink for bitcoin starting tomorrow. Bitcoin […]

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26 May 2014

Headlines Europe and the ECB: The need for a decentralized currencyEurope, like the rest of the world, has struggled to emerge from the recent  financial morass. Tough decisions have been taken and the economic indicators emerging are somewhat promising. However, recent actions of the European Central Bank (the ECB) are causing concern amongst external observers. […]

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25 May 2014

Headlines On the Origins of Money: Darwin and the Evolution of CryptocurrencyRyan Walker joins the dots between Darwin’s theory of evolution, fiat money and the rise of cryptocurrencies. What Dogecoin Must Do to SurviveTim Swanson analyses the dogecoin mining system and evaluates what the digital currency needs for its economy to thrive. Bitcoin News in […]

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24 May 2014

Headlines How Roger Ver Got Hacked, and What He Did to Stop itThe bitcoin entrepreneur and evangelist has revealed full details of a hacker’s attempt to infiltrate his online properties yesterday. Can Bitcoin Help Predict the Future?Prediction markets attempt use ‘crowd wisdom’ to predict the future and some are now factoring bitcoin into their models. […]

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23 May 2014

Headlines Open-Transactions To Introduce Multisig Voting PoolsWithout a doubt, the Open-Transactions open source framework is extremely robust as it currently stands. However an upcoming future release of Open-Transactions will have full Bitcoin multisig voting pool support. Reportedly, Bitcoin multisig voting pool support is already well under way. When asked when the projected release date was, […]

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22 May 2014

Headlines KryptoKit False Alarm Reveals Chrome’s Love For BitcoinKryptoKit, the Chrome extension that functions as an encrypted messenger and Bitcoin wallet, suddenly had its security privilege revoked Tuesday morning. [dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he extension was removed from Chrome for less than an hour, but in the digital currency world this type of action can irreparably harm a […]

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21 May 2014

Headlines Brock Pierce Defends Himself in Letter to FoundationThe Wall Street Journal is reporting that Brock Pierce, the new industry seat of the Bitcoin Foundation’s Board of Director elected to fill the vacated spot previously held by Mark Karpeles, has responded to criticism that he has faced since joining the board at the Bitcoin Foundation. To catch […]

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20 May 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Price Breakout – Technical Analysis Warns Bull Trap!Bitcoin Price advance had slowed down to a crawl. The week-long sideways movement in the chart showed signs of turning back down. Then the widely anticipated breakout. Some analysts argue that an advancing rally is underway. The chart technical argue otherwise. CCN Director’s Note: The Bitcoin […]

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19 May 2014

Headlines US Bitcoin Task Force Preparing to Launch the first Bitcoin Rule-BookReuters, the World news leader in business and financial news, is reporting that a Bitcoin task force of United States regulators has been busy working to put together the first Bitcoin rule-book. The rules will, hopefully, protect the users of bitcoins from fraud while […]

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18 May 2014

Headlines New Bitcoin Foundation Board Members Seek to Defend Bitcoin in CanadaBitcoin Foundation Canda has completed its latest round of elections and is now moving on new initiatives. Battle of the Explainer Videos: Who Tells Bitcoin’s Story Best?Creating a video that explains bitcoin is difficult. Many have tried, some with more success than others. Skyhook […]

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17 May 2014

Headlines Roger Ver Joins Investor Panel to Talk Bitcoin’s Next StepA panel of bitcoin investors discussed the current and future opportunities in the digital currency space at Bitcoin2014. What Block Chain Analysis Tells Us About BitcoinIn this piece, we assess recent block chain analysis for answers to lingering bitcoin questions. The Year of Multisig: How […]

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16 May 2014

Headlines Circle Reveals Roadmap for Bringing Bitcoin to Mainstream MarketCircle shares detailed insights about how it intends to market and build a consumer-friendly bitcoin business. Safello Partners with Jumio for Instant ID VerificationCustomers can now complete verification for Safello’s services by holding up an ID to a camera or connected device. China May Be Disrupting […]

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15 May 2014

Headlines The World’s First MSc In Digital Currency Program By The University Of Nicosia Starts TodayThe world’s first Master’s of Science in Digital Currency degree program kicks off today in Cyprus and on the internet, with the beginning of their Introduction to Digital Currency course.  The entire Master’s program consists of 9 classes chosen from […]

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14 May 2014

Headlines Paying Workers in Bitcoin May Be Illegal Under Swiss LawA report suggests that employers in Switzerland cannot legally pay workers in digital currency. Bittylicious Adds Visa and MasterCard Credit Card SupportUK-based bitcoin buying service Bittylicious says the service will be initially limited to transactions in euros. Zeus Miners Hosting Deal With GAWMiners Brings A […]

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13 May 2014

Headlines Dogecoin Price not Affected by TalladegaLast Sunday, May 4th, Josh Wise came in 20th at the Aaron’s 499 race in Talladega. Wise drove the Dogecar, which was sponsored by the NASCAR and Dogecoin reddit communities. The race spanned over 3 hours, 17 minutes, and 16 seconds, with Denny Hamlin taking the trophy. Wise narrowly […]

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12 May 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Price: Damaged by Association with Fraud and Ponzi SchemesThe Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), US Government agency, has issued a warning about cryptocurrency’s associations with Fraud and Ponzi schemes. They issued a statement warning that: They are more likely to be used by fraudsters to perpetrate fraudulent investment schemes. Dara Kerr, writing in CNET, […]

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11 May 2014

Headlines Beijing Summit: What if They Had a Bitcoin Ban and No One Cared?By attendance alone, Beijing’s first major bitcoin conference is a raging success despite fears of increasing regulatory pressure. Will Bitcoin End the Federal Reserve Monopoly? This Video Thinks sohttp://youtu.be/bnGCtV4LcRk Does Bitcoin’s Falling Volume Herald a Bull Run?Falling bitcoin transaction volumes could point […]

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10 May 2014

Headlines Money Spinners: Canada to Grow Its Already Prominent ATM PresenceCanada introduces more ATMs this week as the company that debuted them in the US installs another in Massachusetts. USA Today Uses The Bitcoin Logo To Celebrate FEC DecisionFEC Says Yes, and USA Today Celebrates With a Logo Change The USA Today, the second largest […]

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9 May 2014

Headlines Trezor and Hardbit Hardware Bitcoin Wallets Will Launch Within DaysTwo new wallets that store their bitcoins on dedicated hardware are about to start shipping. Bitcoin Vigil: Detecting Malware Through BitcoinBitcoin-stealing malware has drained the wallets of many unlucky victims over the years. The more valuable and understood Bitcoin becomes, the more such attacks can […]

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8 May 2014

Headlines FEC Approves Bitcoin In-Kind Donations for US Political CampaignsThe US Federal Election Commission has determined that bitcoin donations may be treated as in-kind political contributions. US Federal Election Commission Votes Unanimously To Allow Bitcoin Donations For Political Action Committees5/8/14, at an open meeting, the United States Federal Election Commission (FEC) has voted 6-0 to […]

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7 May 2014

Headlines Two New Projects Aim to Combine Gold with Bitcoin Payment TechnologyAlthough there has been a lot of talk about backing Bitcoin payment with gold or other assets in the past, there are now two separate projects attempting to turn this idea into a reality. Plenty of people out there believe that there is no […]

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6 May 2014

Headlines BitPay Partners With Software Provider For New Hotel Booking ToolGuestLeader, a hotel booking tool, was developed by BitPay and hotel revenue management software provider REVPAR GURU. China And Bitcoin: Two Chinese Banks Announce That They Will Cancel Accounts Associated With Bitcoin Or LitecoinThe latest Bitcoin news from China is in.  A handful of Chinese […]

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5 May 2014

Headlines Fidor Becomes First Bank to Use Ripple Payment ProtocolA German bank is the first mainstream financial institution to offer the Ripple network’s payment features to its customers. China’s Bitcoin Ecosystem Undeterred by FXBTC Exchange ClosureSources say the demise of China’s FXBTC will not have a widespread impact on the local bitcoin economy. Department of […]

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4 May 2014

Headlines The CoinDesk Mining Roundup: Hot Issues, Lawsuits and Eco MiningPlagued with delays and rising costs, how will the mining industry appease customers and issues related to power consumption? Bitcoin Regulation Roundup: Booze Ban, Les Taxes and Bank MusingsJason Tyra examines the most significant bitcoin news from the world’s regulators and law courts. An Interview […]

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3 May 2014

Headlines 10 Celebrities Investing in, Using and Talking About BitcoinHere are 10 entertainment and sports stars giving bitcoin their nods of confidence. Dirty Money: You don’t need Bitcoin to move itBitcoin arrived on the World scene in 2009. There are people, of dubious character, interesting people, that have been transferring dirty money throughout the World, […]

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2 May 2014

Headlines Andreas Antonopoulos Proposes Campaign to Highlight Yelp’s Bitcoin MerchantsThe proposal calls for the creation of new stickers that display both Yelp and bitcoin branding. Chinese Bitcoin Exchange FXBTC Is Closing 5/10 Because Of Unprecedented Pressure From People’s Bank Of ChinaFXBTC posted an announcement to their website earlier today, 5/2/14.  The announcement let FXBTC customers […]

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1 May 2014

Headlines Interview with Tyler Roye, CEO of eGiftereGifter is an online retailer specializing in electronic gift cards from a very large assortment of businesses. eGifter makes it easy to send gift cards to anyone instantly. What makes eGifter more attractive than other companies that offer similar services? In addition to offering over 100 brands, they […]

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