31 July 2014

Headlines Potcoin Review – The coin to help facilitate legal cannabis transactionsPotcoin is helping legal cannabis sales to have a simplified method of transaction. With many places in the world having legal cannabis sales, including some states in the USA legalizing cannabis, PotCoin has a nice growing merchant-base for accepting Potcoins for payment. [divider]CCN[/divider] Potcoin […]

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30 July 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Foundation Unveils New User-Friendly WebsiteThe Bitcoin Foundation has launched a new-look website featuring various resources on bitcoin and the organization itself. Bitcoins Affected by New York’s BitLicense May Trade at DiscountSavvy traders could profit handsomely from the bitcoin arbitrage opportunities presented by a future BitLicense, argues Jon Matonis. Alpha Technology is still in […]

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29 July 2014

Headlines Bitcoin and Charity: Time to step up!Charity initiatives are fine, but there is the little problem that charities need us to give them money, any kind of money, as they’re not in the business of being that fussy, and getting people to give them money is not easy. I may have a solution, and […]

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28 July 2014

Headlines CoinTerra Acquires Bitcoin Software Developer Bits of ProofBitcoin mining hardware firm CoinTerra has announced the acquisition of enterprise software company Bits of Proof. Tim Draper Leads CrowdCurity’s $1 Million Seed FundingCrowdCurity has raised $1 million in a round of seed funding led by Tim Draper and Kima Ventures. Apple and Bitcoin Make Peace with […]

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27 July 2014

Headlines CoinDesk Mining Roundup: Miner Meetups and Pool PressuresThis week, a Las Vegas mining convention is set for October and reports say BTC Guild could cease operations. Bitcoin News in Review: $150 Bitcoin ATM, Most Expensive Bitcoin Painting, Ether, and MoreWelcome back to another Bitcoin News in Review, where we feature some of the biggest stories […]

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26 July 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Shop CEO: We Plan to Be a Universal Bitcoin SolutionCoinDesk speaks to CEO Charles Allen to debunk misconceptions about the company and its goals in the bitcoin space. Liberty Music Store: Selling Indie Music for Bitcoin Made EasyIn a world of confusion and chaos, it is rare to come across a site that […]

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25 July 2014

Headlines Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our ExpansionCoinDesk sits down with Huobi’s Wendy Wang to talk about the exchange’s international ambitions. Foundation Report Discourages BitLicense-Style Bitcoin Regulations in CanadaA new report on Bitcoin regulations in Canada, claims that sweeping legislative efforts should hold still. The report concedes that regulations are necessary, but determined […]

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24 July 2014

Headlines Coinsetter Exits Beta to Target Institutional TradersNew York-based bitcoin exchange Coinsetter has lowered fees to 0.10% following its official launch. Move over Dogecoin, Bitcoin may be about to enter NASCARNASCAR fans might get even more, perhaps unwanted, exposure to digital currency this year. Only months ago, Josh Wise was racing under the Dogecoin name. […]

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23 July 2014

Headlines BitHalo is a Game Changer for Bitcoin Adoption and Online PaymentsMany people have been waiting for Bitcoin’s killer app. This is the one app that would provide a use case where it actually makes sense for the average person to use Bitcoin on a regular basis. It seems that we may have finally have […]

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22 July 2014

Headlines CCN Reveals: Timeline of KncMiner’s Struggle With the 20nm ASIC Bitcoin MinersKnCMiner has previously received a lot of attention as the first “legitimate” Bitcoin ASIC manufacturer especially after the BFL fiasco, but has this once widely-touted company lost its touch and turned to the dark side? Editor’s Note: KnCMiner’s CMO, Nanok Bie, has reached out […]

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21 July 2014

Headlines TNABC Day 2: Bitcoin’s Diverse Community on Full DisplayDay two of TNABC showcased the wide range of individuals and ideas emerging in the bitcoin industry. Ripple Labs Unveils Proposal for New Smart Contract SystemThe company’s proposed system could reinvigorate the movement to build smart contract mechanisms. European Union to review tax on Bitcoin tradingThe […]

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20 July 2014

Headlines Sierra Leone Fashion Company Brings Bitcoin to West AfricaEthical fashion accessories company Bureh is taking the first steps in creating a bitcoin economy for sub-Saharan Africa. Trend Spotting: How to Identify Trends in Bitcoin Price ChartsTrends help predict price movements, but how does one identify a trend and draw it on a bitcoin chart? […]

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19 July 2014

Headlines MemoryCoin Exclusive Interview – The Random Coin of the DayMemoryCoin was selected as today’s Random Coin of the Day for their unique ability to make it infeasible to mine their coin on ASIC devices. To a lesser extent, GPUs are also infeasible to mine on as the amount of memory required to calculate just […]

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18 July 2014

Headlines South Africa’s PayFast Enables Bitcoin for 30,000 MerchantsPayFast, which processes payments for over 30,000 merchants, is teaming up with international exchange BitX to accept bitcoin. Report: Mobile Industry Should Embrace Bitcoin or Get Left BehindMobile operators should prepare for the digital currency revolution if they want to remain competitive, a consultancy firm says. What […]

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17 July 2014

Headlines Low-Cost Cell Service RingPlus Accepts Bitcoin, Litecoin and DogecoinWireless provider RingPlus is the first US-based telecom to offer digital currency support. Dutch Legal Service Given Authority to Confiscate BitcoinsThe Openbaar Ministerie, a public prosecution service within the Dutch judiciary, can now seize bitcoins from criminals. Unobtanium – The Random Coin of the DaySo many […]

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16 July 2014

Headlines Ghash.io Offers More Empty Promises To Bitcoin MinersGhash.io is still currently the largest Bitcoin mining pool, based on data from the last 48 hours. In June, the media had a frenzy over the fact that a Bitcoin Mining pool had over 50% of the total network hashrate, thus presenting an unnecessary threat to the […]

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15 July 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Journalism and the TruthThe Truth about Bitcoin is… Well, it depends, you see. It depends on where you stand in relation to Bitcoin. If you’re an orthodox central banker, the truth about Bitcoin is an erosion of power. To a politician, Bitcoin is a meme and a fad to be taken advantage of, […]

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14 July 2014

Headlines LinkedIn Co-Founder: Bitcoin is in My Five-Year Investment PlanLinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman talks about the potential of bitcoin’s underlying platform in a new interview with CNBC. Innopay Report: Is Bitcoin Fad or Future of Payments?The report explores how banks, consumers and investors may embrace bitcoin, should it succeed, over the next few years. An […]

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13 July 2014

Headlines 5 Bitcoin Trends That Have Emerged in 2014 (So Far)A number of trends have emerged this year that could shape the direction and velocity of bitcoin’s growth. Connect to the Bitcoin Network with National Television Broadcast, Without the InternetThere is one major impediment global Bitcoin adoption: the Bitcoin network lives on the Internet. Right now, […]

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12 July 2014

Headlines Capital One Hiring Bitcoin-Passionate EmployeeTraditionally, Capital One has not been too friendly to Bitcoin. Some have claimed to have their accounts shutdown due to Bitcoin transactions. Capital One has even shut down BitFloor’s, a Bitcoin exchange, $2.8 million USD account by mailing them a check with the message, “It is Capital One’s policy not […]

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11 July 2014

Headlines Mystery Scavenger Hunt Gives Away Bitcoin in San FranciscoA mystery donor is leaving aluminium bitcoin wallets all over San Francisco, as part of an educational scavenger hunt. Italian Authorities Issue Bitcoin Warnings, Urge RegulationThree Italian institutions have issued new warnings on bitcoin, calling for legislation to eliminate regulatory ambiguity and illicit use. CoinSummit Day […]

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10 July 2014

Headlines Hong Kong Bitcoin Exchange ANX Issues Bitcoin Debit CardToday, ANX announced that they would be issuing the world’s first Bitcoin Debit Card, with shipping to start very soon. The Debit Cards will be available first to existing ANX Bitcoin Exchange customers who have already completed all verification steps. The development of Bitcoin Debit Cards […]

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9 July 2014

Headlines Weekly Altcoin News Update: Litecoin Price Struggles, Darkcoin Progress, and MoreWelcome to the CryptoCoinsNews weekly altcoin news update, where we examine important altcoin stories that have gone under-the-radar. This week’s article examines Litecoin‘s recent price struggles, Darkcoin‘s recent progress toward anonymity, and QuarkBar‘s introduction of adaptive coin creation. [divider]CCN[/divider] Litecoin Price Struggles Since its […]

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8 July 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Exchange itBit Relocating Headquarters to New YorkThe Singapore-based bitcoin exchange says the move is to capitalise on the US trading market. Xapo Sets $40 Million Fundraising Record for Bitcoin IndustryXapo has raised $20m in its latest round, leapfrogging BitPay to become the best-funded bitcoin startup to date. Pro ISIS Blog Suggests Bitcoin For […]

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7 July 2014

Headlines New Zealand Central Banker: Cryptocurrencies Could Supplant CashThe Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand believes digital currencies could one day replace money. French Officials Seize $272,800 From Illegal Bitcoin ExchangeAuthorities seized the funds when they raided an illegal bitcoin exchange in the south of France last week. Bitcoin Chart Analysis – […]

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6 July 2014

Headlines Hong Kong Exchange Offers ‘Extreme’ TransparencyCoinport offers customers transparency mechanisms in a bid to shake up the cryptocurrency exchange sector. The 8 Biggest Bitcoin Heroes and Villains of 2014 (So Far)Every hero needs a villain. Here are the eight most prominent figures of the year for and against bitcoin. Predicting Bitcoin Value: Is a […]

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5 July 2014

Headlines SwarmCoin Holders To Vote on Company DirectionSwarm Corp, the decentralized crowdfunding platform, is giving SwarmCoin holders the chance to vote on the conditions of the crowdsale that currently in progress. Swarm is intent on revolutionizing finance. Swarm coin holders will receive SwarmProposal1 tokens. They must send the tokens to one of two addresses, each respectively […]

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4 July 2014

Headlines CoinSummit London Announces New Speakers, Startup WinnersOrganisers of next week’s conference have announced notable new speakers, and the winners of its ‘startup showcase’ feature. Mycelium Announces ‘Entropy’ Offline USB Paper Wallet CreatorThe company has released details on a number of projects, including a USB device that generates paper wallets offline. EBA: Financial Institutions Should […]

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3 July 2014

Headlines Irish Central Banker Envisions Hybrid Bitcoin-Fiat FutureGareth Murphy, the director of markets for the Central Bank of Ireland, spoke at BitFin 2014 today. Spike in Silk Road Interest No Boon for Ross Ulbricht Defense FundRenewed media attention for Silk Road has not translated to new donations for the defense of its alleged leader. Independent […]

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2 July 2014

Headlines Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF to Trade on NASDAQ Under ‘COIN’ SymbolThe Winklevoss twins have filed an update with the SEC that reveals several new facts about their ETF. Lamassu Introduces Open-Source Software for Bitcoin ATM NetworkLamassu’s new open-source software lets operators provide remittance services and bill payments via their machines. Boost VC Adam Draper to […]

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1 July 2014

Headlines QwikBit’s First Bitcoin ATMs Land at the Isle of ManBitcoin ATM operator QwikBit says its first Lamassu units have arrived in the Isle of Man, ready for rollout. First Trezor ‘Classic’ Hardware Wallets Could Ship This MonthThe wallet’s manufacturer, SatoshiLabs, says prototypes are entering testing and shipping should start by the end of July. […]

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