30 June 2014

Headlines Bitmain Releases Energy Efficient 478GH/s AntMiner S3At 0.75 BTC, the AntMiner S3 claims to deliver up to 478GH/s while consuming 366W of electricity. Huobi and LakeBTC Added to CoinDesk Bitcoin Price IndexCoinDesk has added two exchanges, LakeBTC and Huobi, to its US dollar and Chinese yuan Bitcoin Price Indexes, respectively. Updated: Silk Road Bitcoin […]

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29 June 2014

Headlines Barry Silbert Releases Data on SecondMarket’s US Marshal Auction SyndicateSecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert has released new data related to his organisation’s US government auction bid. Stripe CTO: Bitcoin Could Unify the World’s Financial SystemsGreg Brockman told CoinDesk that rather than replacing the existing financial infrastructure, cryptocurrencies hold promise as a unifying technology. 7 Must-See […]

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28 June 2014

Headlines What Would You Buy With 30,000 Bitcoins?The federal government is auctioning off 30,000 bitcoins. What would you do with them? 5 Lessons from Bitcoin in the BeltwayBitcoin in the Beltway took place last weekend in Washington, D.C. Though the Washington Post may not have found the conference newsworthy,  the conference produced several headlines. As I am […]

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27 June 2014

Headlines CoinDesk Mining Roundup: Dividend Coins, Viper Updates and a CloudHashing GiveawayVault of Satoshi has announced a new cloud mining feature while Alpha Technology and Bitmain have released ASIC updates. Gallery: Inside Bitcoins Hong Kong Unites International Industry in AsiaCoinDesk provides a visual recap of the recent Inside Bitcoins conference held in Hong Kong. Citi […]

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26 June 2014

Headlines US Consumer Protection Agency Asked to Boost Bitcoin OversightThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been asked to take a more active role in digital currency oversight. Western Union Open to Bitcoin ‘If Regulated as Currency’CEO Hikmet Ersek is open to using bitcoin in payments, but only once the digital currency is fully regulated. American […]

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25 June 2014

Headlines Could Eroding Net Neutrality Hurt Bitcoin?If the FCC lets ISPs control which traffic travels most efficiently over the Internet, could bitcoin be in danger? Payments Industry Association: Bitcoin Has a Right to ExistThe CEO of the ETA says bitcoin could benefit the industry, but the technology needs to mature. RockMiner R-BOX 32 gh/s Bitcoin […]

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24 June 2014

Headlines Darkcoin Battles New Setback to Anonymous Transaction SystemA planned launch of darkcoin’s masternode feature has been postponed again following network forking issues. KnCMiner Responds to Customer Backlash Over ‘Deceptive’ Compensation SchemeKnCMiner is defending against claims it was trying to trick customers with a new hosted bitcoin mining offer. ZipZap Resumes Cash-to-Bitcoin Services for UK […]

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23 June 2014

Headlines Minnesota Senator to Spearhead Bitcoin Public Awareness EffortA Minnesota senator is leading a new PR effort aimed at increasing awareness of bitcoin among merchants and consumers. Vertcoin Community Uneasy With Developer Silence; Developers Release iOS Vertcoin WalletEditor’s Note: Vertcoin Development team has released a new update last night, just after this article was originally […]

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22 June 2014

Headlines U.S. Government Stops Charlie Shrem from Speaking at Bitcoin ConferenceEditor’s Note: Charlie Shrem has responded publicly by clarifying that he has not been banned from any conferences. A misreading of events caused by verbiage which CCN profusely apologizes for initially printing. Shrem has responded to CCN inquiries from earlier today and will release a full statement […]

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21 June 2014

Headlines U.S. Marshal Auction Speculated to Affect Bitcoin ValueEver since the dawn of digital currency, value has heavily relied on the headlines. Is there good news in the papers? Great, it sounds like a good time to buy and raise the price. Did something horrific happen suddenly? Sell, sell, sell and get out of the […]

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20 June 2014

Headlines Survey Says Most Americans Want to Ban Bitcoin: Highlighting Need for EducationBitcoin, the five year old digital currency, is gaining mass traction as bitcoin companies receive hundreds of millions of dollars in investment, but the majority of the American public remains highly uninformed of the benefits and uses of bitcoin and have heard little […]

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19 June 2014

Headlines Israeli VC Fund Offers $50k Bounty for Cost-Cutting AppCoinVenture capital fund Aleph announced the developer bounty for code to reduce transaction costs on its new Karma platform. British MP: Bitcoin May Be the ZX Spectrum of Digital CurrenciesPrivate currencies sponsored by corporations will replace state-backed money and even distributed cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, says MP […]

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18 June 2014

Headlines Greenbackers – The Wrong Approach to BitcoinThe greatest accomplishment of Satoshi’s technological advancement must be the ability to make huge power structures irrelevant. Making money and the financial system based in math and not in the whims of central authority is the most revolutionary change we may see in our time. However, there is […]

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17 June 2014

Headlines Argentinian Bitcoin Merchant Processor BitPagos Raises $600kBitPagos says the $600k in funding will help it expand beyond Argentina to more Latin American markets. 500 Million Dogecoins Mined by Unknown Hacker in Malware AttackThe hacker used data hubs to mine $200,000 in dogecoin in an attack researchers called “unprecedented”. BitPagos Raises Funds to Bring Bitcoin […]

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16 June 2014

Headlines Pheeva Bitcoin Wallet App: Interview with CEO of Love Will Inc. – Lamar WilsonI got a Pheeva! And the only prescription is, more Bitcoin. It was just a matter of time until the emergence of some quality bitcoin apps, especially a native app available for the iPhone. I had a chance to talk with […]

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15 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Wallet Apps Re-Enter iOS Store After Apple’s Policy ShiftReflecting Apple’s new bitcoin-friendly stance, the first wallet and other apps allowing bitcoin purchases re-enter the iOS App Store. DigitalBTC Makes History With Australian Stock Market DebutAustralian firm digitalBTC makes history today as the first bitcoin company to trade on a mainstream stock exchange. Will […]

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14 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Mining Pool Ghash.io DDos-ed in Response to threat of 51% attack?The Bitcoin community has been in a full state of outrage recently as the Bitcoin mining pool Ghash.io crossed the 51% estimated hashrate distribution share. This sparked a fierce debate over mining centralization and the principle of a decentralized currency which has spilled […]

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13 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Price Falls Below $600 as US Government Prepares for 30,000 BTC SelloffDespite recent positive pricing sentiment, bitcoin prices declined amid news from the US government. Bitcoin Evangelist Elizabeth Ploshay Goes to WashingtonAs director of Bitcoin Magazine and a Bitcoin Foundation board member, Elizabeth Ploshay is one of Bitcoin’s most prominent figures. Now she […]

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12 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Mining Pool Ghash.io Is Unapologetic Over Risk Of Theoretical 51% AttackUpdate: Ghash.io has responded as expected. Two Cornell researchers that have been trying to poke holes in Bitcoin’s network security, Ittay Eyal and Emin Gün Sirer, have taken this opportunity to remind the Bitcoin community of many other theoretical attacks that can occur with a centralized Bitcoin […]

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11 June 2014

Headlines Scam Accusations Against Novello, Community Reaction and ResponseI had written an article about Novello Technologies IndieGoGo campaign recently. After having been in touch with Gordon Grainger of Novello and going over the information in the weeks, prior to the launch, of the campaign I thought they were a legit company. Their business plan was […]

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10 June 2014

Headlines Digital Currency Exchange mcxNOW Adds DogecoinDigital currency exchange mcxNOW has officially uploaded version 2.5 to their site. Among the long list of new features in this upgrade, the most crucial is the addition of Dogecoin: a long awaited and anticipated feature by mcxNOW users. [divider] CCN [/divider] [dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]cxNOW claims now be the fastest […]

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9 June 2014

Headlines Litecoin: Stable or Stagnant?For those unaware, Litecoin is an alternative cryptocurrency based off of the Bitcoin protocol. The differences; however, are vast. For instance, Litecoin operates off of the scrypt protocol in its proof-of-work algorithm. The Litecoin network will also produce 84 million Litecoins, which will be four times as many Bitcoins. Litecoin is […]

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8 June 2014

Headlines The need for independent currency: Why Ireland hates the ECBA PROMINENT former adviser to the President of the European Commission has described the EU’s treatment of Ireland throughout the financial crisis as “outrageous.” Philippe Legrain – an academic, headhunted by European Commission president, Manuel Barroso, in 2011 to advise him on economic strategy – […]

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7 June 2014

Headlines How Bitcoin Helps Afghan Girls Achieve Financial FreedomAt least 2,000 girls in Afghanistan are being paid in bitcoin for their blog writing and social media skills. Korean Bitcoin Gambling Site Seeks Asian CustomersThe owner of Asia-focused gaming site Satoshinori says it’s also a tool to promote bitcoin use in the region. Shopping with Crypto: […]

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6 June 2014

Headlines CoinTerra Tackles Backlog of 200 Refund Requests as Complaints MountBitcoin mining hardware producer CoinTerra has revealed it has a backlog of around 200 refund requests to process. Bitcoin Exchange BTCpromo is Facing Scam AllegationsBitcoin to U.S. Dollar direct exchange BTCpromo.net has recently come under fire regarding their shady business practices. The term “scam” is […]

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5 June 2014

Headlines eBay CEO talks Bitcoin: “PayPal Will Have to Integrate Digital Currencies”John Donahoe, president and CEO of eBay Inc. was talking about his company’s future with digital currencies on CNBC. In the interview, he once again offered positive words about the future of technological advancements in money. ‘I think there’s no doubt digital currency is […]

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4 June 2014

Headlines MIT Bitcoin App Contest to Award Innovative Developers $15k in PrizesThe MIT contest will award developers $15,000 in prizes to bolster bitcoin awareness at the university. Bitcoin Price in Free Fall – Someone is Having FunSomeone is playing with the Bitcoin price. In the last couple of days, the Bitcoin price has jumped up […]

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3 June 2014

Headlines Gallery: Arnhem Sets Bitcoin Acceptance Record With Bitcoincity EventThe Dutch event has been hailed a success and many participating establishments say they plan to continue with bitcoin. Why Did the Lloyd’s Bitcoin Insurance Deal With Elliptic Vault Break Down?The relationship between Lloyd’s of London and bitcoin storage service Elliptic Vault broke down just weeks […]

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2 June 2014

Headlines North America’s Bitcoin Roadshow Offers Free Car as Grand PrizeThe campaign will hit dozens of major cities across North America, offering free BTC and prizes along the way. Bitcoin: The Weapon of Choice for DivorceJane Croft, writing in today’s Financial Times points out warnings from lawyers, that Bitcoin is fast becoming the weapon of […]

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1 June 2014

Headlines Cash-Strapped MultiBit Developers to Charge Transaction FeeMultiBit is one of the most popular bitcoin wallets, but will people be willing to pay for its use? Boston University Economist Mark T. Williams’ Bitcoin Price Prediction Will Be Proven Ridiculously WrongAs Bitcoin has entered mainstream economic discussions, several notable economists have endorsed it. However, others, such […]

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