31 May 2014

Headlines ‘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. Goxxed For The Last Time, A Fall of MtGox (commiserative) CoinWith all the news about how people lost their money with MtGox and the ongoing madness with […]

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30 May 2014

Headlines How the End of Net Neutrality Affects Cryptocurrency: An Interview with Zeusminer CEO Terry LiThe United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted to end “net neutrality,” which will allow internet service providers to charge fees for faster connection speeds. Many have decried this decision, although it is still unclear what ultimate effect this will have […]

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29 May 2014

Headlines Californian Law Enforcement Officers Offered ‘Bitcoin 101’ SeminarThe LA High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Training Centre is offering officers the chance to learn about digital currencies. 7 Things Every Misinformed Person Says About BitcoinBitcoin enthusiasts have all heard strange and inaccurate phrases from their loved ones, see which ones topped our list. Coinffeine to […]

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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. Gallery: Robocoin Debuts its First Bitcoin ATM in ChinaDespite uncertainty lingering in China, the local ecosystem recently celebrated the arrival of the first Robocoin ATM. Gyft Integration […]

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27 May 2014

Headlines Startup Accelerator Gives Boost to Bitcoin ATM Operator Liberty TellerLiberty Teller discusses the new resources it will have as it aims to corner the MIT and Boston markets. Mt. Gox Revival Plan Hit With Objection from Creditor CoinLabMt. Gox creditor CoinLab is calling for a process to handle competing bids for the defunct exchange. […]

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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 Bitcoin Price is flying through the roof! Why? Comment here!The Bitcoin Price is flying as we speak. It has risen with more than 60 USD, leaping from 530 to almost 590 USD per Bitcoin. That’s almost a 12% increase in less than a couple of hours. Now the big question is, what caused this? […]

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24 May 2014

Headlines BFGMiner 4.0 Officially Released and MultiMiner 3.0 Officially Released In TandemLuke Jr has officially released BFGMiner 4.0 into the wild with a ton of enhancements and features. Along with it a key member of the development team Nate Woolls released MultiMiner 3.0 to go along with it. Update: BFGMiner is live. 5/26/14  Quick Note: […]

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23 May 2014

Headlines CryptoCoinsNews Celebrates Bitcoin Pizza DayThursday marked the four year anniversary of the initial Bitcoin Pizza Day. You can read about it here at our article which was featured by Business Insider and Tech Crunch. May 22 is a big day in Bitcoin history. In 2010, Florida programmer and BitcoinTalk user Laszlo Hanyecz offered to […]

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22 May 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Surges Past $500Renewed optimism as the bitcoin price passes $500 for the first time in weeks. Bitcoin Pizza Day: Celebrating the Pizzas Bought for 10,000 BTCToday, bitcoiners the world over will celebrate the anniversary of the world’s most expensive pizza. The First In-Casino Bitcoin ATM Launches in Las VegasThe D […]

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21 May 2014

Headlines Africa to Receive its First Bitcoin ATMBitcoin ATMs (Automated Teller Machines) have been popping up all over the world. Hong Kong, Australia, Dubai, and America, among other places, have operating Bitcoin ATMs. These ATMs have only become widespread in the past few months and are a very new and incomplete technology. Now, they’re coming […]

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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 Intuit Labs Testing Bitcoin Payments Service for MerchantsThe accounting software developer is trialling a bitcoin payments service called QuickBooks. HKCEx, Hong Kong’s Supposed New Bitcoin Exchange And Bitcoin ATM Network, Exposed As ScamHKCEx recently launched their online exchange and sent out a press release on 5/14/14 announcing $25 million USD in funding and deposit bonuses. […]

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18 May 2014

Headlines LSM Labs is Dead (But Don’t Celebrate Just Yet)Just yesterday, CCN exposed LSM Labs, a blatantly obvious scam. The so-called “world class semiconductor engineering company which manufactures leading edge Bitcoin ASIC processors and systems” used various shady practices to promote itself, including buying fake reviews on Bitcointalk and contributing several “articles” (that were really just advertisements […]

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17 May 2014

Headlines Bitcoin2014 Day Two Roundup: Tackling Bitcoin’s Tough IssuesAt day two, attendees learned about the regulatory issues in China, upcoming technological challenges and bitcoin investment opportunities. The Year of Multisig: How is it Doing So Far?Thomas Kerin addresses some key questions about multisig technology using data obtained from the block chain. Breaking Down the Butterfly […]

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16 May 2014

Headlines LSM Labs: A Poorly-Veiled ScamAnyone who knows anything about cryptocurrency mining knows that the industry is full of scams. Some companies do a pretty good job of trying to appear legitimate (Butterfly Labs). However, it seems like others don’t even bother hiding the fact that they are complete frauds. Take LSM Labs for example. […]

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15 May 2014

Headlines BitPay, Toshiba Partnership Brings Bitcoin to 6,000 New MerchantsBitPay is partnering with electronics manufacturer Toshiba on bitcoin integration for the latter company’s point-of-sale platform. 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 […]

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14 May 2014

Headlines Hive Launches Android Bitcoin Wallet with Built-In App StoreThe beta version of Hive’s Android app offers a user-friendly interface and a third-party app platform. Indiana State Government Warns Bitcoin InvestorsOver the past year, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have increasingly found their way into the mainstream news cycle. Those stories have sometimes been positive, such as […]

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13 May 2014

Headlines Scottish Tech Store CeX Drops UK Pound for BitcoinThe company’s two-day promotion celebrates its new bitcoin payments option and Scotland’s first bitcoin ATM. US Government Report: China is Threat to Global Bitcoin EconomyChina’s crackdown on bitcoin threatens to undermine the bitcoin economy, a new US government report finds. Japan to Crack Down on Bitcoin […]

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12 May 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Chart Analysis – Bitstamp Sub $400 TargetsBTC/USD rebounded off its upper channel trendline and has resumed the downtrend. This outcome was discussed last week and with Bitcoin price action remaining inside the decline zone, the implication is a return to the $400 price level. I am going out on a limb here, writing […]

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11 May 2014

Headlines Ripple Explained: Medieval Banking with a Digital TwistAntony Lewis of itBit explains how the ripple digital currency and payment protocol works, so anyone can understand it. Does Bitcoin’s Falling Volume Herald a Bull Run?Falling bitcoin transaction volumes could point to a coming price rally, says one analyst. Stocks and Cryptocurrencies: What the Sellers Really […]

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10 May 2014

Headlines $46k Spent on Mining Hardware: What Happened Next?Dario Di Pardo previously reported on his investments in mining equipment. So how has he fared since? A Network Analyst’s View of the Block ChainAnalysing the block chain’s network structure can help us grasp bitcoin’s usage patterns, economy and growth. Western Union Granted Patent on a Virtual […]

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9 May 2014

Headlines What Are Bitcoin Nodes and Why Do We Need Them?As a P2P network, bitcoin needs nodes, but the numbers are dropping – so what can be done? Crypto Coin Radio Now Live: Let’s Tune inCryptocoin radio was launched on Saturday (the 10th of May). It  brings music, discussion and cryptocoin news, delivered on the hour by top […]

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8 May 2014

Headlines Dutch Central Bank: Bitcoin ‘No Viable Alternative’ to Fiat CurrencyDe Nederlandsche Bank has issued a warning on the perceived dangers of digital currencies. itBit Hires Ex-PayPal Manager and SecondMarket AnalystThe Singapore exchange’s new staff bring experience from PayPal and SecondMarket respectively. FEC Approves Bitcoin In-Kind Donations for US Political CampaignsThe US Federal Election Commission […]

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7 May 2014

Headlines SEC Warns Bitcoin’s Hype May Put Investors At RiskThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued new guidance related to digital currency investments. 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, […]

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6 May 2014

Headlines CheapAir Now Accepts Bitcoin for Amtrak Railway BookingsCEO Jeff Klee talks to CoinDesk about his company’s continued support for the bitcoin ecosystem. Why Bitcoin Exchange Audits Don’t Go Far EnoughSeveral exchanges have already instigated inspections to reassure customers – but more thorough auditing is needed, argue experts. Blockchain’s Nic Cary: Banks Should Embrace Digital […]

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5 May 2014

Headlines Department of Defense to Investigate Bitcoin’s Terrorism PotentialBitcoin is one of various modern technologies the DoD is studying over potential security and terrorism threats. Bitcoin Price Decline Targets Below $400 (Bitcoin Analysis)The Bitcoin price decline has resumed after bulls staged a weak rally to levels around $450. Last week’s Bitcoin analysis forecast a retracement […]

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4 May 2014

Headlines An Interview with the Dogecoin-Backed NASCAR Driver and Shibe Josh WiseRecently I had the privilege of speaking to Josh Wise, driver of the Dogecar. Wise will be racing at Aaron’s 499 today, May 4th. I can say from talking to him both on reddit and over the phone that he’s a nice and funny […]

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3 May 2014

Headlines Sean’s Outpost Faces Adversity: “We’re Just Going To Keep Helping”[dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]eing a Bitcoin-related organization is challenging to say the least. Hacks, scams, uncertain legality, and downright incompetence have all brought large organizations crumbling to the ground.  For Sean’s Outpost (the preeminent Bitcoin charity), these constant threats are background noise compared to more pressing issues. […]

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2 May 2014

Headlines Fargo 3D Printing Marks Bitcoin Acceptance With Special OfferThe 3D printer startup is now accepting bitcoin payments and is offering a 5% discount on sales to celebrate. 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. Buying Beer With […]

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1 May 2014

Headlines Dogecoin Disrupted: Moolah Feels The Heat Of The SpotlightMoolah.io is a pillar of the Dogecoin community, that is undeniable.  In addition to being the first Dogecoin payment processor, Moolah has handled the donation wallets for numerous community fundraisers – including the popular Doge4NASCAR. Founder Alex Green even donated large sums to various Dogecoin charity […]

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