30 September 2014

Headlines Aegis Wallet Brings Bitcoin to Android SmartwatchesA new version of the Aegis Wallet features support for Android Wear, Google’s new operating system for wearables. Cryptocurrency Exchange MintPal Announces New Platform Release Deadline After AttackWhen MooPay LTD acquired MintPal in July, their main focus was improving security. MintPal fell victim to an attack on VeriCoin […]

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29 September 2014

Headlines Alpha Technology Viper Scrypt Miner Shipments Slip to OctoberAlpha Technology has confirmed that shipments of its Viper scrypt miner will not ship in September as planned. Circle Announces Global Launch of Bitcoin Banking PlatformCircle’s digital money platform is now publicly available across the world with support for seven languages. US Dollar Left In The […]

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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 China’s Market Dominance Poses Questions About Global Bitcoin Trading FlowsChinese exchanges and yuan trades now dominate bitcoin markets, as macro factors and fee structures pump up volumes. Bitcoin vs. The Military Industrial ComplexNBC News reports that the U.S. Military is “…studying digital currencies, like Bitcoin, to learn if they can be traced and to […]

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26 September 2014

Headlines Carmen Segarra Confirms Goldman Sachs and NY Fed CollusionCarmen Segarra is the former bank examiner who is filing a wrongful termination lawsuit against her employer, the Federal Reserve of New York, alleging that she was fired for “not going soft” on financial giant Goldman Sachs. Moral hazard runs rampant as clearly, Goldman Sachs still does […]

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25 September 2014

Headlines US Commodities Regulator to Hold Public Bitcoin HearingThe US Commodities Futures Trading Commission will hold a public hearing on 9th October to address digital currency. Why Businesses Love Accepting BitcoinBusinesses love accepting Bitcoin.  You have heard it on the news, read it on Reddit, and kept up with the latest market developments here at […]

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24 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Wedding: Marriage on the BlockchainJust last month CCN reported on the first ever Bitcoin wedding ring, which exists in the form of a wearable QR code, and now, one couple plans to become the first to use the Bitcoin block chain itself to register their marriage, where it will remain publicly visible for […]

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23 September 2014

Headlines PayPal Partners with BitPay, Coinbase, and GoCoinOnce seen as a direct competitor, PayPal has warmed up quite a lot to Bitcoin. Last year, PayPal’s president David Marcus stated that his company was “thinking about” bitcoin. Then, just recently, PayPal announced bitcoin integration through one of its smaller projects – Braintree. And today, PayPal has […]

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22 September 2014

Headlines Bitbank Offers More Bitcoin Choices for Japanese BusinessesJapan’s latest bitcoin payment processor is Bitbank, offering wallets, checkout for physical businesses and easy payments for online sellers. Start Studying, Bitcoin Certification is HereLast week two organizations announced bitcoin certifications aimed at separating the Bitcoin enthusiasts from the professionals. Both groups are backed by big names […]

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21 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin in the Philippines: A Perfect Cryptocurrency StormMany agree the Philippines are an increasingly hot scene for bitcoin – but why? Bitcoin Price Forecast and Beware Bitcoin RegulationWeekend trade returned the Bitcoin Price to the lower trendline of a channel that previously contained wave action. Price action is animated but awaits Monday trade to […]

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20 September 2014

Headlines Japan’s First Bitcoin Payment Platform Launched: BitcheckWhile people are still trying to find out who the real founder of Bitcoin is, it is instructive that he,  she, or they chose a Japanese pseudonym; Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi is Japanese for quick-witted, and a company in Japan has been quick-witted enough to launch Japan’s first Bitcoin […]

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19 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Foundation Bangladesh Suspends OperationsThe Bitcoin Foundation has announced that bitcoin is not illegal in Bangladesh, despite previous reports. BitLanders Review: Social Media That Pays BitcoinBitLanders, formerly known as the Film Annex, is a social media site that pays its users in Bitcoin. It first came to my attention earlier this year when I […]

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18 September 2014

Headlines CoinTerra Opens Pre-Orders for First 16nm Bitcoin ASICCoinTerra has announced its 16nm bitcoin ASIC miner, now available for pre- order, will ship in Q1. Isle of Man Residents Could Soon Settle Tax Bills in BitcoinThe Isle of Man government is considering permitting digital currencies as an option for the payment of taxes. Optimism Grows […]

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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 API Developer Gem Raises $2 Million in Seed FundingBitcoin API developer Gem has completed a $2m seed-funding round and appointed a former PayPal executive as COO. Banking Crackdown Dominates Day One of […]

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16 September 2014

Headlines How Can the Bitcoin Blockchain Help Humanity?Following the two presentations made by Ethereum CTO’s Gavin Wood “Crypto-Law, What is it and why should I care” and Smart Equity AG’s CEO Michael Geike “Is Blockchain technology the solution to the world’s most urgent issues” at Inside Bitcoin London, here are some insights brought to you […]

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15 September 2014

Headlines Silk Road 2.0 Hit by ‘Sophisticated’ DDoS AttackAn advanced DDoS attack has forced online black market Silk Road 2.0 to suspend services to maintain security. Bitfinex Launches Tradable Bitcoin Mining ContractsBitfinex has launched a beta version of a new tradable mining contract asset. Weekend Analysis: Three Potential Bitcoin Price PathsThe Bitcoin price is likely […]

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14 September 2014

Headlines Europe’s Top 5 Countries for Bitcoin ATMsWe looked at our bitcoin ATM map data to see where demand for the digital currency is the highest. Why Bitcoin Mining Can No Longer Ignore Moore’s LawBitcoin mining is overheating in more ways than one, turning ASIC makers into victims of their own success. 10 Physical Bitcoins: […]

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13 September 2014

Headlines 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. Furniture Company Möbler Design Now Accepts BitcoinBitcoin adoption added another notch to the stick this week when up-and-coming design company, Möbler, announced that it will be accepting Bitcoin […]

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12 September 2014

Headlines 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. CoinVault ATM Launches First Two-Way Bitcoin ATM in Dallas, TXToday, at 2PM local time, a CoinVault ATM Bitcoin ATM will go live in the country’s 9th largest city. […]

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11 September 2014

Headlines LocalBitcoins Debuts Bitcoin Billing as First Merchant FeatureOnline marketplace LocalBitcoins.com has announced a merchant option to invoice customers in bitcoin. UK Bitcoin ATM Grosses £38k in Last MonthA bitcoin ATM in Bristol run by Satoshipoint has reportedly completed £38,000 in transactions during August. Blackcoin Price Climbs Out of the RedAfter exploding onto the scene […]

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10 September 2014

Headlines UK’s First Bitcoin Festival BlockStock Starts On Friday 12th SeptemberBlockStock, the UK’s first Bitcoin festival, starts on Friday 12th September, in Shoreditch, to raise awareness of bitcoin as a digital currency. The ten-day festival is a celebration of Bitcoin as well as a series of events, activities, special offers, seminars and exhibitions interconnected with […]

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9 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Payment Processor Sees 1900% Growth in Europe Since 2013BitPay, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin payment processors, has come a long way since their first office in Atlanta where only the two co- founders were working on the future of payment processing. Now a world leader in business solutions for the Bitcoin digital currency, BitPay, is […]

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8 September 2014

Headlines ‘Record Attendance’ for India Seminar Reveals Keen Interest in BitcoinA Bitcoin Alliance of India seminar drew 250 students displaying impressive levels of knowledge and curiosity. OKPay ‘Ordered’ to Hand Over Customers’ $6.1 Million to Mt GoxPayment processor OKPay says it had no option but to pay customer deposits to Mt Gox last month. Secure […]

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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. Bitcoin Voucher Startups Aim to Help Africa’s UnbankedBritish bitcoin service Azteco and South African start-up Xoin have separately launched two services designed for emerging markets. […]

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6 September 2014

Headlines The Hottest Sectors in Bitcoin, Ranked by Venture Capital FlowWe’ve done the math to see which sectors in the bitcoin industry are most popular for venture capital investment. Counterparty is First Bitcoin 2.0 Platform to Offer Armory Offline Wallet SupportIt’s a common theme in conversation that Bitcoin has not yet reached its true, unlocked potential. […]

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5 September 2014

Headlines Safello Announces Social Media-Inspired Bitcoin WalletSweden-based bitcoin brokerage Safello has launched a new social-inspired wallet service. How Bitcoin Brokers Trade Millions Without an ExchangeSome bitcoin millionaires are turning their substantial cryptocurrency holdings to fiat, not through exchanges, but through trusted brokers. Charlie Shrem to Forfeit $950k to US Government in Plea BargainFurther details have […]

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4 September 2014

Headlines 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 is the nature of the sites claiming to offer “free” bitcoins. As the old saying goes: “Nothing in life is free.” What these sites actually do is require […]

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3 September 2014

Headlines GoCoin Partners With Cheapair and BTCTrip: Fly Using Dogecoin or Litecoin!Digital currency enthusiasts browsing for cheap plane tickets and/or hotel bookings on the popular website Cheapair.com were greeted with a surprise today: Cheapair now accepts Litecoin and Dogecoin. Cheapair has partnered with GoCoin, currently the most established Litecoin and Dogecoin payment processor in the […]

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2 September 2014

Headlines Armory to Match 10 BTC in Donations to Hal Finney Bitcoin FundArmory Technologies has launched a new donation initiative in honor of late bitcoin developer Hal Finney. Bitcoin Users Avoid Home Depot Data BreachIn a quickly developing story, it appears that Home Depot has suffered a data breach that dwarfs the one suffered by Target last year. Early […]

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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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