30 September 2014

Headlines Clever Marketing Of Bitcoin Dental ServicesA dentist looking to drum up new business after a lengthy few months of waiting for customers to pay in Bitcoin has decided to announce his services on Reddit. In his marketing attempt, he reported his transaction in two posts on the same account. On one post he claims to […]

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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. Bitcoin Company XAPO Facing Mounting Customer ComplaintsA few weeks after suffering the wrath of Bitcoiners about unexpected cards fees that came with a two-month card shipping delay, the company is […]

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28 September 2014

Headlines How Inflation has Been Robbing You of Your MoneyHow far does $20 get you these days? Not very far. If you have noticed that your shopping cart is getting emptier each year, then feel at ease because it is not all in your head. There is a way to measure these things, and that […]

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27 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Supporter Leading Race for Governor of TexasWatch the promotional YouTube video for Greg Abbott, former Texas Attorney General, now running for Governor of Texas.  He is running against Wendy Davis for the right to replace current GOP Rick Perry and, as you can see, he is a supporter of the digital currency Bitcoin. Many politicians […]

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26 September 2014

Headlines Banknotes Are Obsolete, Bitcoin To The Rescue?De La Rue, the world’s largest commercial banknote printer, and a trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organizations around the world warns that trading conditions have “deteriorated.” De La Rue chairman Philip Rogerson said: “While disappointing to announce this trading update De La Rue, as the […]

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25 September 2014

Headlines Atlas ATS Introduces 60-Second Price Protection for Bitcoin TradersAtlas ATS has introduced a ‘Price Lock Guarantee’ with the aim of enticing merchants to its exchange platform. Swiss Intelligence Service Investigates Paying Informants in BitcoinSwiss intelligence services are reportedly looking into the possibility of using bitcoin to pay intelligence sources abroad. OKCoin Tops World BTC/USD […]

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24 September 2014

Headlines PayPal Supporting Litecoin and Dogecoin, GoCoin CEO ConfirmsYesterday, finance giant PayPal announced partnerships with Coinbase, BitPay and GoCoin to dip their feet in the water with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin price surged upward upon hearing the news, going from being worth around $400 to being worth $450 in a matter of minutes. Now, the CEO of […]

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23 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Price Rises Thanks to PayPal Bitcoin AnnouncementBitcoin has rebounded from its recent low largely thanks to a PayPal Bitcoin announcement made earlier today. The PayPal Bitcoin announcement highlighted PayPal going a step further towards accepting Bitcoin by partnering with BitPay, Coinbase, and GoCoin in order to allow PayPal’s digital goods merchants to accept Bitcoin as […]

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22 September 2014

Headlines Greenpeace Combats Credit Card Fees by Accepting Bitcoin DonationsIn the wake of 300,000 New York citizens marching the streets alongside 160 other countries against climate change, environmental activist group Greenpeace USA has now partnered with BitPay to begin accepting bitcoin donations. The United States branch is now set to become one the first major […]

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21 September 2014

Headlines What Real-World Problems Can Bitcoin Actually Solve Right Now?What bitcoin means as a real-world technology solution probably depends on where users are specifically located. Great Firewall of China Blocks Bitcointalk.orgHours ago, Bitcoin Forum and Bitcoin Subreddit moderator, Theymos, posted to inform everyone that Bitcointalk.org had been blocked by the Great Firewall of China. From […]

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20 September 2014

Headlines Bitcoin Price Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves2014 has not proven to be a good year for the Bitcoin price and the people who started the year looking to increase their capital gains by holding Bitcoin. Before the Mt.Gox meltdown, prices were above $1000 and still looking to rise. The morale was high, and Bitcoin […]

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19 September 2014

Headlines Alibaba’s US IPO May Have Crashed the Bitcoin PriceAlibaba’s IPO (Initial Public Offering) is set to take place today at 11.00 AM ET on NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) under the ticker BABA. The IPO of Alibaba will become the largest IPO of a company in the United States, ever. Alibaba Group will price […]

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18 September 2014

Headlines Bitmarket.lt Takes Bitcoin’s Fight Against Big Banks to CourtLithuania-based startup Bitmarket.lt talks about its ongoing court battle with Swedbank. Scotland’s Independence Vote, Bitcoin, and the Myth of Free Scottish BankingAlthough Scotland has yet to vote whether or not to secede from the United Kingdom, pundits have already begun debating how an independent Scotland should […]

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17 September 2014

Headlines An Independent Scotland Powered by Bitcoin?A referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country will take place tomorrow, Thursday, 18th September 2014. To pass, the independence proposal requires a simple majority of about 4 million voters. According to recent polls, it’s going to be a close call. What will happen to Scotland’s economy […]

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16 September 2014

Headlines University of Nicosia Issues Block-Chain Verified CertificatesStudents completing the University of Nicosia’s digital currency course have had their certificates preserved on the block chain. New Organisation Offers Bitcoin Accreditation for Financial ProfessionalsThe Digital Currency Council is now offering bitcoin industry accreditation to accountants, attorneys and financial professionals. Bitcoin Tumbles: Banks Shut Down Bitcoin in […]

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15 September 2014

Headlines EasyBitz: Simplifying Bitcoin AdoptionWhile in NYC last week at a Bitcoin developer’s meeting I met two interesting guys behind a new payment network called Easybitz, that allows merchants to be set up with bitcoin without even needing internet. A true Bitcoin innovation. In addition to getting a sneak-peek of their impressive mobile merchant app, I got […]

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14 September 2014

Headlines Huobi, OKCoin Celebrate Chinese Bitcoin Industry at Weekend GalasChina’s bitcoin industry stepped out over the weekend with two large gala events for exchanges OKCoin and Huobi. 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 […]

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13 September 2014

Headlines All Things Alt: Anon Reviews, Backslash’s Beta and a Pink PartnershipThe pinkcoin and Sync development teams have joined forces and a new dogecoin app launches in beta next week. 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 […]

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12 September 2014

Headlines RushWallet Adds Instant Bitcoin Fundraising FeatureRushWallet users can now create bitcoin fundraisers, campaign trackers and payment requests directly from a browser. Bitso Targets Mexico’s Mobile Phone Users With SMS Bitcoin BuyingMexican exchange Bitso has partnered with mobile payments firm Pademobile to bring bitcoin to up to 3 million users. CoinVault ATM Launches First Two-Way […]

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11 September 2014

Headlines How Consensus Algorithms Solve Issues with Bitcoin’s Proof of WorkA promising algorithm may provide an alternative to bitcoin’s arguably wasteful process of confirming transactions. Overstock Now Accepts Bitcoin in Over 100 Countries WorldwideOverstock CEO Patrick Byrne speaks to CoinDesk about his company’s global expansion of its bitcoin payments support. 5 million Google Users Exposed […]

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10 September 2014

Headlines Wagepoint Lets US Companies Now Pay Employees in BitcoinCompanies in the United States can now automatically pay their employees in bitcoin. Wagepoint, the Canadian payroll service that works with companies to facilitate paying employee paychecks in bitcoin, announced Monday that they have expanded their bitcoin payroll services to the United States and can accommodate small […]

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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 Mobile Payments Pioneer: I’m Betting on Bitcoin For Emerging MarketsFormer Obopay CEO Carol Realini tells CoinDesk about bitcoin’s potential to bring change in the payments industry. Dutch Campaign Aims to See Bitcoin Classified as MoneyBitonic has launched a crowdfunded campaign aiming to have bitcoin classed as money in the Netherlands. PayPal Video Sparks Rumors […]

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7 September 2014

Headlines 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. More Companies Are Paying Employees in BitcoinA small but growing number of companies are taking advantage of bitcoin payroll services. Mining Roundup: New Viper Tests and Bitmain’s Debut Cloud […]

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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. CNNMoney’s Jose Pagliery Talks ‘Bitcoin: And the Future of Money’ at Bitcoin Center NYCOn Thursday, September 4, CNNMoney‘s Jose Pagliery came to the Bitcoin Center of […]

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5 September 2014

Headlines Yuan Trades Now Make Up Over 70% of Bitcoin VolumeThe majority of bitcoin transactions over the last 30 days came from yuan trades, it has been announced. Dogecoin Price: Not to the Moon Yet, But Headed in the Right DirectionOver the past several months, the Dogecoin price has experienced a consistent decline. However, over […]

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4 September 2014

Headlines Ripple Unveils Next-Generation System for Digital Transaction ConsensusRipple Labs has released a white paper detailing its newly launched network consensus algorithm. Bitcoin Implication: USA Claims it has Rightful Access to Data Stored AbroadThe U.S. Government, currently in a legal battle against Microsoft, wants the latter to turn over a customer’s emails stored overseas that […]

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3 September 2014

Headlines 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 the two have created a trading platform for physical gold, cash and Bitcoin. [divider]CCN[/divider] The CEO of Amagi Metals, Stephan Macaskill, made 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. Switzerland’s Largest University Tests ‘Touchless’ Bitcoin Payments SolutionThe University of Zurich has launched a bitcoin payments trial that will utilise near-field communication technology. Bitcoin Users Avoid Home […]

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1 September 2014

Headlines Dogecoin News: Dogetipbot Creator Josh Mohland Talks Twitch.tvDogecoin’s humble origins would be all for nothing if it weren’t for one innovation early-on that changed everything; the dogetipbot. In the booming Dogecoin subreddit, there was a call for a way to send dogecoins through the platform, similar to the ChangeTip service that Bitcoin utilizes. Finding […]

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