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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:57 am
Regulatory unease hasn't stopped enthusiasm for bitcoin in Russia, where startups and conferences are still going full steam ahead.
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Gift card provider eGifter has launched a new incentive program for its digital currency users.
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A group of investors is seeking control of the bankrupt Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange before its assets are liquidated.
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Blockchain CEO Nic Cary discusses a wide range of topics from Mt. Gox to his company's March service outage.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:10 pm
The US Federal Exchange Commission has delayed its decision on bitcoin campaign contributions expected today.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 12:25 pm
The bitcoin trading platform has teamed up with the National Stock Exchange to avoid issues faced by US exchanges.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:00 am
Silk Road 2.0 reports that 1,000 BTC has not been claimed by users affected by its February security breach.
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While bitcoin has largely removed the issue of double spending, unconfirmed transactions still leave a window of opportunity.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 7:47 am
The non-profit endeavor plans to have a backup node in space in case the Bitcoin network fails.
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Arrested bitcoin exchange pioneer Charlie Shrem is to be allowed to attend a film premiere in New York.
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Around a dozen candidates will compete over the next week for the Board of Directors' two open seats.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 4:21 pm
The CSBS has announced its task force will examine bitcoin, among other payments topics, at an upcoming May hearing.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 3:45 pm
The fuel pump accepts only bitcoin, and is ready for pilot installation, its creator says.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 1:40 pm
Dogecoin has become a very popular cryptocurrency since it was introduced in December 2013. Since then, this currency based on the popular internet meme has been widely used as a “tipping” system for dogecoin Reddit users, while also acting as a successful medium for crowdfunding campaigns. The internet meme features funny, nonsensical and misspelled captions overlayed atop images of a Shiba Inu dog. For those unfamiliar, these captions include, “so very wow,” “such coin,” “very moon,” some of which are hard to understand for those outside the growing community. Developed and created by Billy Markus, with an aim to create a “fun” cryptocurrency that could reach a broader demographic than Bitcoin, Dogecoin has achieved sizeable growth in the short six […]
The post So Very Wow! Dogecoin Sponsors a NASCAR Racer appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 12:44 pm
BitGive's latest charitable endeavor finds it joining with The Water Project to raise money for clean water in Africa.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 11:20 am
How can you put your Bitcoin to good use? In so many ways! One opportunity that you have to consider today is donating to the BitGive Foundation’s Water Project Campaign. The Water Project recently began accepting Bitcoin and focuses on delivering clean water to Sub Saharan Africa. As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Water Project seeks to build a foundation in communities in need of a sustainable water supply. You can be apart of this project. Most of us simply take our running faucets and clean water for granted, but many do not have access to clean drinking water. I agree with the Water Project that, “clean water saves lives.” Donating even 5 USD in BTC can and will truly make […]
The post BitPay Pledges 1 BTC Match to BitGive’s “The Water Project” Campaign appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:54 am
An ethical coffee shop and creative space has received a helping hand from Manchester’s small dogecoin community.
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The Endorsements Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, whose Virgin Galactic airlines was the first to accept bitcoins for space flight, recently described bitcoin as “the pioneer of a global currency” in an interview in the April issue of Delta’s SKY Magazine. Branson clearly believes in bitcoin. Not only is he accepting it, but he’s invested in it as well. But his comments indicate that he does not believe bitcoin will be the ultimate winner in the cryptocurrency wars. “It may not be the perfect global currency of the future yet, but it’s the pioneer of a global currency,” Branson said. He joins other tech giants in his assessment. “The Foundation is involved in digital money but unlike Bitcoin it would […]
The post Sir Richard Branson Wants a Transparent Cryptocurrency, But Will Customers? appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Posted on 21 April 2014 | 2:48 pm
Sports gambling in America is big business. It is also, largely, illegal. According to the National Gambling Impact Study Commission, nearly $400 billion is wagered on sports by United States citizens during a given year, with only $3.5 billion of those bets being placed at legal books in Nevada. With only one state offering legal sports betting, how is it that U.S. citizens are able to gamble so much on games? While a significant portion of illegal gambling is still done in person, the internet has allowed the popularity of the pastime to soar. Widely used sites such as Bovada and 5Dimes that are based outside of U.S. jurisdiction (Canada and Costa Rica, respectively) offer gamblers a way to get […]
The post Betting on the Blockchain: Sports Gambling and Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:47 pm
A Japanese bankruptcy court declared this week that collapsed Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox will not be permitted to reorganize and therefore must enter liquidation. The court rejected Mt. Gox’s petition (similar to a Chapter 7 filing in the United States) on the grounds that the plan of reorganization submitted by Mt. Gox is unlikely to be successful. Moreover, the court claimed that CEO Mark Karpeles has lost the confidence of creditors and customers whose cooperation would be necessary to carry out the reorganization under Japanese law. Liquidation comes as unwelcome news to Mt. Gox’s customers, many of whom have held on to the possibility of a full recovery of lost funds. Since liquidation involves selling or otherwise distributing all of […]
The post Mt. Gox To Be Liquidated appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:38 pm
A major problem with adapting Bitcoin as one’s main currency is the difficulty in making trust-less transactions. Don’t get me wrong; the technology and network behind Bitcoin aren’t the problem. It’s the disconnect between the network of people that two parties may share that can create concern. There is still an issue with making a transaction with an individual especially if they are shipping you a physical device like an electronic device where there is no certainty they are trustworthy without using a commonly trusted user or 3rd party as an escrow. There is a great solution to helping make trustworthy connections within the Bitcoin community and it’s called Bitcorati. This website aims to provide services similar to what […]
The post Bitcorati: A Hub For the Bitcoin Community appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:29 pm
I just think it's great. I'm a member of Club "O" which only cost me $5 for a year. Free shipping on everything, and 5% back on every purchase. Usually the items I need are cheaper on Overstock than other sites. Things like electronics, home appliances, etc etc. I noticed silly things like candles are crazy expensive so I'm guessing that's where they make a lot of money. I just feel like I have similar thinkings to the founder of...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 12:47 pm
CryptoCurrency Convention 4/9/14 - Dan Larimer Bitshares Have you ever had a hard time explaining bitcoin? The Very 1st CryptoCurrency Convention was an overwhelming success in solving that...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 11:05 am
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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 10:30 am
IN THIS INTERVIEW: - Don't pay attention to the gold and silver markets, "this is all fake" ?1:00 - Will the stock market bubble continue? ?3:40 - What caused the bond market to sell-off?...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:01 am
Written by Ivan Raszl,GM of MediaBistro, blogger at Bitcoin Owl and associate at Inside Bitcoins Conference. Originally posted at http://bitcoinowl.com/everything-starting-fall-place-bitcoin Bitcoin is a fairly new phenomena. Nobody at this stage can be sure if it will survive its infancy. But, if we look at the major issues and opportunities surrounding this new technology the signs seem to be all aligning for an exciting two years. Developing world joining Bitcoin‘s adoption in the West may be considered slow considering the advantages it offers. And there is a good reason for this. Most westerners in general do not need Bitcoin. We have a fairly good banking system and we can afford the costs associated with it. We accept the yearly $100-200 bank […]
The post Everything is Starting to fall in place for Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 6:57 am
Following the latest statement released by Danny Brewster, CEO of Neo & Bee Ltd, we, the personnel involved at an executive level within Neo and Bee, feel it is appropriate and justified to make the following statement regarding the mistruths and outright lies being fed to investors, creditors and the public. In the interests of preserving the potential that the company can be turned around, we had remained silent on the matter up to this point. The senior management team would like to extend their deepest ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 4:14 am
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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 1:34 am
This afternoon, Texans for Greg Abbott announced acceptance of Bitcoin for campaign donations. Greg Abbott is running as the Republican candidate in the Texas Gubernatorial race. Striving to be a cutting edge candidate, Abbott stated, “I’m excited to see our campaign add another tool to our cutting-edge digital outreach, which is allowing us to reach more Texans than any previous campaign in the state.” It is great to see that Abbott as well as other policymakers note the opportunities Bitcoin has to promote free market economics and ingenuity across the board. Abbott’s campaign will certainly not be the first to embrace Bitcoin in the 2014 election cycle. Abbott’s campaign team published the following press release: April 17, 2014 For Immediate […]
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 2:08 pm
If you can understand the organization of ants, you can understand MaidSafe. Alone, by itself, an ant is both vulnerable and easily marginalized. Yet when working with the rest of the colony, ants with roughly the same petite attributes can take down larger prey, clear paths and protect the mound from disasters (both natural and man-made). I spoke with David Irvine, the CEO of MaidSafe and he used this type of analogy to describe how the decentralized attributes of MaidSafe works. MaidSafe bills itself as a wholly decentralized internet wherein it acts as a decentralized storage platform available to anyone globally. Over the past 8 years, the team has concocted a cauldron of algorithms which harmonize, orchestrate and control individual […]
The post MaidSafe Makes Data Safe appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
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