30 September 2014

Headlines Reddit Raises $50 Million, Plans New Cryptocurrency to Reward UsersReddit has announced it may develop and distribute its own cryptocurrency to reward users for loyalty. Robocoin Wallet Will Leverage Existing Bitcoin ATMs to Expand Bitcoin NetworkToday, Robocoin has announced open enrollment for their Robocoin Wallet, which is needed to use the “Robocoin Bank.” Robocoin […]

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29 September 2014

Headlines Netagio Beats Banking Blues with WalPay PartnershipA partnership with WalPay means Netagio can beat recent banking problems, while adding credit and debit card deposits. Predicting Bitcoin’s Next Price RiseMost explanations of the falling price of bitcoin fail to stand up to scrutiny, so what’s really going on? Bitcoin Bank Circle Opens Its DoorsAfter months […]

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28 September 2014

Headlines Companies Send Free Bitcoins As AdvertisementsThe most recent Bitcoin advertising method might sound pretty crazy, but it seems to be working. Some businesses have been trying to advertise by sending free bitcoins to random Bitcoin addresses. Yes, you read that right. The newest and increasingly popular advertising method is to send Bitcoins to random […]

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27 September 2014

Headlines Massive Dogecoin Price Increase Carries Shibes to 5th-Place Market CapShibes everywhere should “much rejoice,” because the Dogecoin price is having an impressive run. After falling as low as ninth in total market cap during summer 2014, Dogecoin has roared back to life with a massive price increase that shows signs of permanence. The Dogecoin price has […]

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26 September 2014

Headlines ‘Bash Bug’ a Concern, But Little Threat to Bitcoin ServicesYesterday’s discovery of the ‘Bash Bug’ affecting UNIX systems has security experts worried, but bitcoin developers are less concerned. New Bitcoin ASIC Miner from BitmainThere are few in stock Bitcoin ASIC miners available for sale but that is about to change. The Bitcoin ASIC miners […]

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25 September 2014

Headlines Fixing The Internet With The BlockchainTechCrunch columnist Jon Evans thinks Bitcoin technology can fix the Internet and restructure it on a fundamental level. “The blockchain technology that underlies Bitcoin is a major technical breakthrough that could, in time, revolutionize both the Internet and the financial industry as we know them,” writes Evans on TechCrunch, […]

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24 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Is Going From Deceptive To Disruptive, says Peter DiamandisRenowned futurist Peter Diamandis, the author of Abundance – the Future is Better Than You Think and founder of the XPrize and the Singularity University, believes that Bitcoin is “going from deceptive to disruptive.” [divider]CCN[/divider] Writing on Forbes, he says: “At its core, bitcoin is […]

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23 September 2014

Headlines FTC Shuts Down Butterfly Labs… FinallyButterfly Labs, a failed Bitcoin miner manufacturer, has been shut down by the Federal Trade Commission. According to a statement published on the regulator’s website, the FTC shut down Butterfly Labs pursuant to a court order obtained from a court in the Western District of Missouri. [divider]CCN[/divider] Also read “We need to […]

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22 September 2014

Headlines What Determines the Value of Bitcoin?Bitcoin’s value is a perceived regard for its benefits and usefulness. The term value, as used here, is not to be confused with price, which is the monetary cost of a bitcoin. The usefulness and consequent value of Bitcoin is a result of many aspects of its innovation, its […]

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21 September 2014

Headlines Karma Price in Peril After Developer Announces DepartureRecently, Karma (formerly Karmacoin) and Karmashares developer Kosmost announced he was leaving the coin and LLC for an indefinite amount of time due to personal attacks from members of the Karma community. Since his announcement, Karma–whose price had already been in decline–has continued to decrease. Can Karma make […]

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20 September 2014

Headlines Cryptocurrency Miners Turn to Exotic Cooling Systems as Competition Heats UpCryptocurrency miners are turning to specialised systems to gain an edge in an accelerating mining arms race. 24 Signs You’re Obsessed with BitcoinWe bitcoiners share a peculiar passion for the digital currency, so we have more in common than you’d expect. Chris Odom Explains […]

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19 September 2014

Headlines Top 5 Reasons why Bitcoins beat DollarsHere I will reveal the top 5 reasons why bitcoins beat dollars, both now, and in the future. For the sake of brevity, I limited this list to the top 5, but may not be limited to these five alone. The dollar certainly has it’s own inherent advantages, […]

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18 September 2014

Headlines Optimism Grows as Isle of Man Bitcoin Conference Draws to CloseDay two of the Crypto Valley Summit on the Isle of Man saw companies showcased and big possibilities discussed. CoinJar Trials Consumer-Friendly Bitcoin Debit Card in AustraliaI am persuaded that the Bitcoin economy should become “real,” with less speculation and more use as a […]

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17 September 2014

Headlines Former MercadoLibre Director Joins Bitcoin Startup MoneeroRodrigo Benzaquen, a former director at e-commerce giant MercadoLibre, has joined Moneero’s board of directors. Bitcoin Price Decline ContinuesBitcoin price action has, during the past 24-hours, seen a lower low (for decline since 21 August) established across most exchanges. Although indicators are stretched to the max, additional downside […]

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16 September 2014

Headlines Chinese Investment Fuels Blackcoin Price ExplosionOn a day when the price of Bitcoin and many altcoins fell, the Blackcoin price has exploded due to increased trading volume on the Chinese exchange BTC38.  CCN examines this altcoin price update to help traders make informed investing decisions. [divider]CCN[/divider] Blackcoin Price Blasts Off Just last week, CCN profiled Blackcoin’s […]

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15 September 2014

Headlines XCurrency Xmixer Set to Revolutionize Trustless MixingXCurrency is set to launch its eagerly awaited Rev 2 technology this week which will allow nodes to earn revenue for trustless mixing of transactions. The new technology, Xmixer, will enable the boosting of network security, scale up the processing of private transactions and provide revenue streams for […]

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14 September 2014

Headlines BREAKING: Russia Plans Bitcoin Ban by 2015According to leading Russian news organization Russia Today (RT), Russia will pass a Bitcoin ban within the next year, and it could happen as soon as the current parliament session. Deputy Finance Minister Aleksey Moiseev told journalists in Moscow:  “We will discuss this law in the current session of parliament, […]

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13 September 2014

Headlines The Top 5 US States for Bitcoin ATMsAs interest in bitcoin grows, Tom Sharkey examines the US states with the most ATMs per capita. The ATM and the Battle for Bitcoin’s Physical InterfaceBitcoin ATMs are a coveted sector that is rapidly becoming crowded with expanding incumbents and strong new players. iOS Users Get First […]

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12 September 2014

Headlines Tim Draper: Bitcoin’s Price Still Headed to $10kCoinDesk speaks to Silk Road auction winner Tim Draper for his thoughts on bitcoin’s recent price decline. Bitcoin AngelList Syndicate Tops $1 Million in Investor BackingA bitcoin-focused AngelList investment syndicate has now received more than $1m in backing from its pool of investors. Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Payment […]

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11 September 2014

Headlines Virgin Founder Richard Branson Says Bitcoin is WorkingSir Richard Branson, one of the wealthiest men in the United Kingdom (well, in the entire world) had an interview with Bloomberg News (view the video interview below). A remarkable one as the entrepreneur and founder of Virgin took a clear stance on Bitcoin and virtual currencies. […]

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10 September 2014

Headlines Songcoin Reveals Plans to Reward Listeners for Discovering Quality MusicCentralization has long characterized the music industry, making it hard for budding artists to distribute their music to the public. The internet revolutionized the music industry, which helped many independent artists build fan bases without caving to the demands of corporate record labels. Songcoin developer […]

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9 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Mining Company GAWMiners Sold More than $1 Million Worth of Hashlets in 24 HoursGAWMiners introduced Hashlet cloud mining just a few short weeks ago and quickly sold a huge number of them in a short time. GAWMiners quickly followed up with the Hashlet Solos, which are mining pool specific. GAWMiners went on to sell […]

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8 September 2014

Headlines PayPal Video Sparks Rumors About Potential Bitcoin PlansA new video from PayPal provides the latest hint the online payments giant may soon enter the bitcoin space. Dutch Campaign Aims to See Bitcoin Classified as MoneyBitonic has launched a crowdfunded campaign aiming to have bitcoin classed as money in the Netherlands. Mobile Payments Pioneer: I’m […]

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7 September 2014

Headlines Mining Roundup: New Viper Tests and Bitmain’s Debut Cloud Mining ServiceThis week’s roundup includes a look inside Bitmain’s factory and the debut of a new online hobby mining journal. It’s Time for Bitcoin Companies to Give BackBitcoin companies are making a buck from the protocol. They should help develop it, too. Bitcoin News in […]

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6 September 2014

Headlines Nxt Rebound: Nxt Price Rises 14% in 24 HoursOver the past week, many altcoins have experienced significant price increases. What is striking about this trend is that it has not only affected altcoins with small market caps (whose prices are easy to manipulate) but has stretched to altcoin heavyweights such as Dogecoin and now Nxt, […]

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5 September 2014

Headlines Wall Street: Young Talent Leaving For Bitcoin and Hi-Tech?Wall Street is a lot more than a place in New York, it is an American institution, and the fortunes of the entire World seem to be inexorably bound to it. For generations the brightest, and most driven, students were recruited into the firms, with household […]

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4 September 2014

Headlines CoinOutlet Enters Bitcoin ATM Market With Low-Cost, Two-Way ModelCoinOutlet has launched a bitcoin ATM with a price that finds a medium between market leaders Robocoin and Lamassu. Do These “Free Bitcoin” Sites Work?Google the phrase “free bitcoin” and you won’t be disappointed with the number of results. What you will be disappointed with however […]

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3 September 2014

Headlines Xapo: New York’s BitLicense Proposal Threatens ConsumersXapo has joined the growing chorus of bitcoin companies speaking out against New York’s proposed bitcoin regulations. DigitalTangible Partners with Amagi Metals and Launches Gold and Bitcoin MarketplaceToday DigitalTangible, a leading Bitcoin-Gold platform and precious metals custodian, announced their partnership with Amagi Metals, a gold bullion dealer. Together […]

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2 September 2014

Headlines Celebgate: Nude Celebrity Photos Being Investigated by FBI and AppleThe “Celebgate” incident where nude celebrity photos were leaked on Sunday evening and Monday morning is now being investigated by the FBI (CBS) and Apple (The Verge). The nude celebrity photos that were leaked in the Celebgate included among others Kirsten Dunst, Scarlet Johansson, Ariana […]

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1 September 2014

Headlines “iWallet” Coming 9/9: Apple Partners With Visa, Mastercard, and AMEXFor months now, the mobile industry has heard rumors about a new Apple mobile payment network colloquially referred to as the “iWallet.” Bloomberg is reporting that Visa, Mastercard, and American Express have worked out an agreement with Apple that will be revealed on 9/9/14 alongside the […]

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