30 June 2014

Headlines Federal Agencies Criticized for Failing to Protect Bitcoin UsersA new report from the Government Accountability Office is highly critical of the current approach by federal agencies towards Bitcoin. After analyzing all the current operations and interagency working groups, the report concludes that federal agencies have failed to take action to protect ordinary Bitcoin consumers […]

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29 June 2014

Headlines Coins.ph CEO Talks Opportunity for Bitcoin in the PhilippinesCoinDesk speaks to Ron Hose to learn about bitcoin’s opportunities in the emerging Asian market. 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. Barry Silbert Releases Data […]

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28 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Exchange founder Mark Karpelès speaks to the Wall Street JournalMark Karpelès, former head of Mt. Gox, recently spoke to the Wall Street Journal. This is his first media interview since the theft of approximately half a billion dollars worth of Bitcoin from his exchange last February. The interview was conducted from his home, […]

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27 June 2014

Headlines How Hive’s New Web Wallet Attacks Bitcoin Adoption RoadblocksCan new features and technologies in Hive’s HTML5 wallet help address consumer pain points? Gallery: Inside Bitcoins Hong Kong Unites International Industry in AsiaCoinDesk provides a visual recap of the recent Inside Bitcoins conference held in Hong Kong. HashTrader Bitcoin Forum ReviewHashTrader is a new community […]

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26 June 2014

Headlines American Banker Announces One-Day ‘Bitcoin for Bankers’ ConferenceFinancial trade publication American Banker hopes to dispel the sensationalism surrounding bitcoin with the July event. How the US Government’s Sale of 30,000 BTC Could Impact Bitcoin PricesIn a news-dominated market, the US Marshals auction of seized bitcoin will have an affect on its price. Boost VC, […]

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25 June 2014

Headlines Mike Hearn: Underfunding is Leaving Bitcoin Development in CrisisThe bitcoinj developer has said development of the bitcoin protocol is in a “crisis period” through lack of incentive. Skyhook Ships 150 Open-Source Bitcoin ATMs in First MonthThe portable bitcoin ATM manufacturer said that it has sold 70 of its $999 units so far in June. […]

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24 June 2014

Headlines Bill Still’s New Documentary: Bitcoin’s Not DeadIn the past year alone, Bitcoin has attracted so many new people and so many new ideas. It’s absolutely fascinating to watch the cryptocommunity develop and as a journalist, it gets more exciting every day. Within the community is Bill Still, a Greenbacker economic commentator and documentarian who […]

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23 June 2014

Headlines 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 published with the title: “Vertcoin Community Uneasy With Developer Silence.” In the digital currency community, transparency is one of the foundations of the movement. While the […]

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22 June 2014

Headlines All Things Alt: Max Keiser Talks Altcoins, Investment and Political DisruptionMax Keiser discusses maxcoin and alternative digital currencies in general, while a new coin commemorates a recent political downfall. 3% of Overstock Bitcoin Profits to Be Used to Spread Bitcoin AdoptionOverstock CEO Patrick Byrne delivered the keynote address at Saturday’s Bitcoin in the Beltway […]

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21 June 2014

Headlines The 14 Weirdest Things You Can Buy With BitcoinInnovative startups have made it easy for merchants to sell products for bitcoin. Here are some of the strangest. Under the Microscope: Economic and Environmental Costs of Bitcoin MiningIn part one of a new series, Hass McCook looks at the true costs of bitcoin mining. ESPN […]

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20 June 2014

Headlines How OpenBazaar is Using Bitcoin to Build a Decentralized eBayDecentralized marketplace Open Bazaar’s Brian Hoffman discusses the project ahead of a public appearance this weekend. Coinbase Endorses Unofficial Bitcoin Wallet App for Apple iOSCoinbase users can once again use bitcoin on their Apple iOS devices, with the release of a community-developed app. Survey Says […]

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19 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Price Chart Breakout Pending Silk Road AuctionBitcoin price chart is consolidating in a range – presumably leading up to the SR wallet auction later this month. After correcting the recent rally to $538 (Bitstamp) and within $2.50 of the $520 downside target (Bitfinex) forecast in my last report, Bitcoin price has seemingly turned […]

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18 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin in the Beltway Conference to Bring Bitcoin into the Dragon’s DenOne of the Bitcoin community’s most difficult challenges is negotiating with governments about what role Bitcoin should have in society. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a serious threat to national fiat monetary systems, but the governments behind those systems are a threat to […]

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17 June 2014

Headlines Bit-Wallet Launches Italy’s First Home-Grown Bitcoin ATMA new brand of bitcoin ATM from Italy is tested and ready for shipping worldwide, says manufacturer Bit-Wallet. KnCMiner Unveils First 20nm Neptune Chips, Sets Shipping DateSwedish cryptocurrency mining hardware developer KnCMinuter has received the first batch of its new 20nm ASICs. US Judge Approves Mt. Gox’s Chapter […]

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16 June 2014

Headlines Delta Financial Offers Interest-Bearing Bitcoin AccountsA new service called BTCDelta aims to provide a 5% guaranteed interest rate on bitcoin deposits. Bitcoin: The future of BankingRecently a friend of mine, I still have one left, entered her local bank carrying a bag of coins. She approached the counter, envisioning a simple transaction; she informed […]

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15 June 2014

Headlines ‘Sigsafe’ Key Tag Brings Bitcoin Payments to NFC DevicesDesigned to balance on-the-go payments with storage, Sigsafe is an electronic key that allows bitcoin transactions between NFC devices. 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. Bitcoin Price […]

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14 June 2014

Headlines Chinese Payments Association Wants Banks to Identify, Eliminate Bitcoin ActivityIf news reports are true, bitcoin in China may have a new adversary in the Payments and Clearing Association. ‘Eavesdropping’ Attack Can Unmask Up to 60% of Bitcoin ClientsAn attacker on a $2,000 budget could reveal bitcoin clients’ IP addresses, researchers say. CNET’s Halsey Minor […]

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13 June 2014

Headlines CEX.IO Slow to Respond as Fears of 51% Attack SpreadAs Ghash.io’s hashrate approaches 51% there has been no word from the pool’s operating exchange, CEX.IO. All Things Alt: StartCOIN’s Crowdfunding Twist, World Cup Fever and Vertcoin’s Stealth MoveThe altcoin community celebrates the FIFA World Cup, while StartCOIN brings a new, decentralized twist to crowdfunding. […]

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12 June 2014

Headlines Bitcoin ATM Startup BitAccess Joins Y Combinator’s Trailblazing IncubatorThe move marks the first investment in BitAccess as the Canadian startup seeks to move to the next level. 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 […]

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11 June 2014

Headlines The Bitcoin Price is DescendingThe Bitcoin price has begun to descend. Yesterday the Bitcoin price peaked at 657, compared to 680 USD per BTC June 3rd. Today the Bitcoin price has declined with more than 15 USD from 650 USD to 635 USD per BTC. I believe that the Bitcoin price will continue down in […]

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10 June 2014

Headlines How a 15-Year-Old’s $1,000 Bitcoin Investment Led to Startup SuccessIdaho native Erik Finman has invested his sizeable bitcoin profits into education startup Botangle.com. Wealthico Launches Mint.com Alternative for Cryptocurrency InvestorsWealthico aims to provide cryptocurrency investors with a better way to track investments in the market’s many available altcoins. Bitcoin Mining ASIC Company HashFast Granted […]

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9 June 2014

Headlines Details of New Spondoolies-Tech Bitcoin Mining ASIC Leaked OnlineThe document reveals more details about the RockerBox ASIC behind the company’s SP-30 unit, “the most powerful miner available”. 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 […]

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8 June 2014

Headlines New York’s Hester Street Fair Teams Up With BitPay for Weekly Bitcoin MarketMore than 30 vendors will be trading their artisan goods for bitcoin at the weekly NYC Bitcoin Fair. If Digital Currencies Were Popular Technology Companies …If bitcoin is the Google of digital currencies, then which altcoin would be Apple? Bitcoin News in […]

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7 June 2014

Headlines Sean’s Outpost Founder Completes Epic 5000-km Fundraising RunSean’s Outpost founder Jason King will complete his cross-America run today in San Francisco. Profitable Gold Mine for Sale: for BitcoinBit Premier, The Bitcoin Luxury Marketplace, has a profitable Gold Mine advertised for sale. The Gold mine is situated in Dawson City, Yukon., Canada and the price […]

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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. Logicoins: A Multi-Cryptocurrency ATMBitcoin ATMs are a relatively new development, allowing users to quickly and conveniently convert fiat to bitcoins, or vice versa. Companies like Lamassu and Robocoin are […]

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5 June 2014

Headlines eBay CEO: PayPal Will Have to Integrate Digital CurrenciesJohn Donahoe has once again suggested that the integration of digital currencies into his companies’ offerings is inevitable. CAVIRTEX Cuts Fees by 50% in Bid to Boost Customer MoraleThe digital currency exchange took to reddit today to solicit feedback and release new announcements about its offerings. […]

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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. CoinJar First Bitcoin App to Reemerge on iPhone App StoreHistorically, Apple and cryptocurrency have had a contentious relationship, largely because Apple refused to allow the development of any iPhone […]

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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. Citibank Suggests Reversal of Satoshi’s Original Bitcoin VisionA recent report from Citibank has shown that Bitcoin proponents still have a long way to go when it comes […]

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2 June 2014

Headlines BTC-e MetaTrader Now Offers Multi-Currency AccountsTraders using the popular platform may now hold accounts in any or all of the seven most popular currencies. Coin.mx Interview Following Security IncidentOne redditor decided to shut down their account at Coin.mx because they felt a lack of security on the site. The user then contacted the coin.mx […]

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1 June 2014

Headlines To The Moon: The Top 5 Dogecoin VideosCoinDesk reviews some of the internet’s best and strangest dogecoin-related videos. 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 as Yale Univeristy Robert Schiller, have attacked […]

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