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Five individuals have been named in a Florida lawsuit that involves an altcoin pump-and-dump and the fraudulent presale of scrypt mining ASICs.
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 2:35 pm
BTCXchange, Romania's only order-book bitcoin exchange, has issued a statement asking all users to withdraw funds over security risks.
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 12:50 pm
PeerNova has raised $8.6m in new funding as part of a Series A round led by Mosaik Partners and featuring former AOL CEO Steve Case.
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 11:05 am
The District's first bitcoin ATM arrives at the DinerWashington Post
The District's first bitcoin
ATM arrived quietly at the Diner, a 24-hour eatery in Adams Morgan, the week of Thanksgiving. Since then, about 10 transactions have taken place at the machine, which allows customers to buy or sell the virtual currency ...
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 10:24 am
Philippine remittance service Coins.ph now allows users to send funds for collection at a network of bank ATMs.
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A new report into the effects of TorrentLocker malware has found that 98.55% of victims do not pay the bitcoin ransom.
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Coinkite is now offering consumers unlimited access to its multisig wallets, a move it said was inspired by the ecosystem's recent security issues.
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 4:20 pm
Blockchain University is live streaming the launch party with an evening of talks & a panel about Blockchain technology. Starting January 10 Blockchain University will commence its first course on Blockchain for developers, an 8 week course on Saturdays, in Mountain View, California. The initial launch session is open to the public. The video is viewable below and on the Blockchain University YouTube Channel. Live Stream Schedule (GMT-8) 6:30pm — Blockchain University Introduction 6:45pm — Blockchain Ecosystem Overview: Startups, Developers & Investors keynote by Adam Ludwin, Chain.com founder 7:00pm — Survey of Innovation in Blockchain-based Consensus Algorithms by Zaki Manian, skuchain co-founder 7:30pm — Panel on Blockchain technologies, startups & trends Speakers and Panelists: Ryan X. Charles, reddit Inc. @ryanxcharles […]
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Posted on 16 December 2014 | 3:00 pm
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A student in the Netherlands has developed a cheap and censorship-resistant publishing service built on top of the bitcoin blockchain.
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 10:53 am
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The Conference of State Bank Supervisors has drafted guidance for regulating digital currency activity
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 10:05 am
Time Inc, publisher of magazines like Fortune, People and Sports Illustrated, is now accepting bitcoin at select properties through Coinbase.
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 7:19 am
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has issued temporary guidance for bitcoin businesses.
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 6:55 am
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BTC China has hired a former chief analyst from online payments giant Alipay, signalling a shift further into e-commerce.
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 3:41 am
Embattled bitcoin mining hardware company Butterfly Labs is back in business, following a federal court ruling on Friday.
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 3:45 pm
In this week's Crypto 2.0 roundup, we profile events from Ethereum and Koinify and take a look at how crypto could impact virtual reality.
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 3:20 pm
Overstock is reporting that it expects to complete just $3m in total bitcoin sales for 2014, a figure it said fell below its original estimates.
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 12:35 pm
Former vice-governor of China's central bank, Wu Xiaoling, has said digital currencies like bitcoin "could co-exist with fiat currencies".
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 7:33 am
Swedish-based bitcoin exchange Safello has announced a new banking partnership that will see it add local transfer options for UK customers.
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 5:30 am
Bill payment service Living Room of Satoshi, which closed in October due to Australian tax regulations, is back online.
Posted on 14 December 2014 | 8:43 pm
As bitcoin continues to be taken more seriously by banks and regulators, the industry needs lawyers to help smooth out bumps on its way to mainstream.
Posted on 14 December 2014 | 1:55 pm
Falcon Global Capital takes aim at what it considers the misconception that the firm is struggling to garner interest after its recent fund closure.
Posted on 14 December 2014 | 8:17 am
A special event for the San Francisco Bitcoin Meetup will be live streamed on Tuesday, December 16. The meetup will kick off with a panel which will discuss the recent regulatory environment and proposed BitLicense, focusing on how startups and individuals can best work within these regulations. Following the panel will be a 20 minute in-person Q+A session with Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist of the Bitcoin Foundation. The panel includes: Elizabeth Stark, Founder of StartBitcoin Juan Suarez, Coinbase legal affairs Constance Choi, Founder of Digital Asset Transfer Authority Alex Fowler, Co-Founder of Blockstream The panel moderator will be the one and only Taariq Lewis, Founder of DigitalTangible and organizer of SF Bitcoin Devs. There will also be 1-minute long lighting […]
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Posted on 12 December 2014 | 5:07 pm
Bitcoin Press Release: CoinsForTech – a Bitcoin company that has processed over $600 000 USD of cryptocurrency transactions – has just announced the launch of their new online marketplace and Bitcoin wallet: OneWallet.io. Australian based CoinsForTech has launched a remarkable shopping portal for Bitcoin users just in time for the Christmas holidays. An impressive amount of merchants have registered for the platform with most touting worldwide shipping and ultra-competitive pricing. Over 600 products are already available for purchase, ranging from electronics, fragrances, clothing, make-up, watches, Bitcoin miners and much more. The marketplace, OneWallet.io, boasts a similar business model to eBay and was created with the belief that buying and selling could be improved using a global, non-discriminatory payment system […]
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Posted on 9 December 2014 | 3:26 pm
Alinamedia.com – a Swedish web development firm currently building a new cryptocurrency exchange platform – has announced the launch of Hyperbundle.com offering 15% off any steam game code . Run by avid gamers and cryptocurrency enthusiasts Hyperbundle proudly accepts HYPER only for any and all game purchases. HyperBundle is the first webstore made for HYPER only and is a simple and innovative game store where users can purchase Steam game codes and more. As there are no chargebacks and fraud with HYPER, almost zero transaction fees, and instant payments; Hyperbundle pass on these savings direct to customers. Gamers worldwide can order Steam game codes from any IP address they like. Say goodbye to the lengthy and tiresome anti-fraud procedures legacy Steam […]
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Posted on 9 December 2014 | 3:25 pm
Innovative Bitcoin alternative FibreCoin has in just eight weeks launched several exclusive safety features; their most recent project ZeroTrust offers an exclusive end to end privacy solution now available to the public. Among Fibre’s other innovations to optimize security for cryptocurrency adopters are FibreConnect, FibreDark, FibreOS and FibreLock to combat keyloggers by using a security pattern similar to that used for Android. FibreCoin is a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency allowing FibreCoin adopters to enjoy ongoing hands-off profits when storing FibreCoins in the wallet. Fibre is a part of Blocknet and implements Dark Gravity Wave for difficulty re-target, a block speed of 60 seconds and 5% PoS annual interest. FibreCoin has met with large early success and is already accepted on six […]
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Posted on 8 December 2014 | 2:09 pm
Last week I spoke with Mr. Knuckle, the developer of the decentralized market “NXT FreeMarket.” Now I’m pleased to interview Angel Leon and Brian Hoffman, developers of “OpenBazaar,” another disruptive decentralized market. Ferdinand Reyes: First of all, can you explain to me which are the possibilities and how OpenBazaar works? Angel Leon: It wasn’t until the birth of Bitcoin that electronic decentralized commerce was possible. In July 2001 the fall of Napster gave birth to a revolution in peer to peer file sharing, the technology sector learned the dangers of censorship and several peer to peer file sharing protocols were born: Gnutella, Fast Track, eDonkey, Direct Connect and ultimately BitTorrent. The peer to peer file sharing community always knew that […]
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Posted on 29 November 2014 | 3:04 pm
Bitcoin Press Release: Privacy focused cryptocurrency Opal announces the development and future release of encrypted cloud storage platform Opal Drive. This comes on the heels of previous developments such as introducing the Opal Marketplace. In its continued effort to build the legitimacy and usability of cryptocurrencies in the world outside of Bitcoin, Opal has spent the last several weeks developing its unique encrypted file cloud storage platform. Pairing its development with another cryptocurrency Storj, Opal is proving that seemingly impossible goals can be achieved through cooperation. Cryptocurrency Opal will continue to seek new and innovative ways of using the latest technological innovations; whether it be through their own development or those of their future partners. As technology grows and the […]
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