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Armory to Match 10 BTC in Donations to Hal Finney Bitcoin Fund KnCMiner Launches Cloud Mining Service at Arctic Bitcoin Mine Why Bitcoin’s Gambling Boom is Only Just Getting Started MIT Bitcoin Club Names Final Winners of $15,000 App Contest Huobi’s Fixed-Return Financial Product Sells Out in One Hour Switzerland’s Largest University Tests ‘Touchless’ Bitcoin Payments Solution CRXzone Launches as Singapore’s First Bitcoin and Litecoin Exchange New ‘Sound Wallet’ Stores Your Private Keys on Vinyl CRXzone Targets Singapore Market With Bitcoin and Litecoin Trading All Things Alt: Dogecoin’s Future Prep, Strange Gold Pegs and a Friendly Scam 3 Forces Shaping Next-Generation Bitcoin Exchanges The Short-Term View on Bitcoin Remittances 5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation Meet the British Crown Dependencies Vying To Become Bitcoin Island 9 Companies That Should Really Start Accepting Bitcoin Charlie Shrem Hopes to Walk Free After Guilty Plea Deal Gallery: Chamber of Digital Commerce Holds Bitcoin Education Day in DC
 
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Armory to Match 10 BTC in Donations to Hal Finney Bitcoin Fund

Armory Technologies has extended its ongoing donation drive in honor of late bitcoin developer Hal Finney. Finney, a pioneer in the field of cryptography and the first person to receive a bitcoin transaction, passed away last Tuesday at the age of 58 after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In his [...]

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KnCMiner Launches Cloud Mining Service at Arctic Bitcoin Mine

KnCMiner has unveiled a new cloud mining service, offering six-month long contracts out of its Arctic bitcoin mine. KnC Cloud, launched on 2nd September, leverages the company’s existing data center space in northern Sweden. The so-called Clear Sky mine boasts more than 7 petahashes per second in estimated mining power and KnCMiner [...]

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Why Bitcoin’s Gambling Boom is Only Just Getting Started

Gambling is big business, and online gambling represents a significant and growing proportion of that business – about 8% currently. Research company H2 Gambling Capital, which values the online gambling market in terms of gross winnings, put the global market value at €21.73bn ($28.54bn) in 2012. Furthermore, the firm expects a 9.13% compound annual growth rate [...]

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MIT Bitcoin Club Names Final Winners of $15,000 App Contest

The final winners of the summer-long bitcoin app development contest at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been announced. The grand prize of $5,000 went to the team behind Ethos, a platform for establishing and maintaining private online identification using the block chain. The team previously picked up prizes in the first and second rounds. The [...]

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Huobi’s Fixed-Return Financial Product Sells Out in One Hour

Beijing based exchange Huobi has sold all available subscriptions to a new 60-day fixed-term financial product for bitcoin investors. The product, which is effectively a bitcoin ‘certificate of deposit‘, is called ‘Dig-VC‘ and offers a guaranteed interest rate for investors. Notably, returns are backed by Digcoin – a new bitcoin mining services platform built by Huobi. Both will form [...]

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Switzerland’s Largest University Tests ‘Touchless’ Bitcoin Payments Solution

Switzerland’s University of Zurich is integrating a student-made bitcoin payments solution into one of its cafeterias as part of a two-week trial. Called CoinBlesk, the mobile payments platform uses two-way near-field communication (NFC) technology and was developed as part of a student project to create an open-source bitcoin spending tool. Students will be [...]

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CRXzone Launches as Singapore’s First Bitcoin and Litecoin Exchange

Singapore’s latest exchange, CRXzone, has become the first platform to offer both litecoin and bitcoin trading in the country. Like others in the Asian region, the exchange aims to attract an international customer base by offering additional bitcoin services beyond trading. CEO Pawan Kumar spoke to CoinDesk about the exchange’s unique funding and payment options, [...]

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New ‘Sound Wallet’ Stores Your Private Keys on Vinyl

For digital currency users looking to secure their e-fortune, one project is offering a new way to store private keys: on vinyl. Sound Wallet promises to store users’ private keys as encrypted audio files across a range of products – including CDs and 7-inch vinyl disks. Theodore Goodman, the brains behind the project, said he used the iconic [...]

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CRXzone Targets Singapore Market With Bitcoin and Litecoin Trading

Singapore’s latest exchange, CRXzone, has become the first platform to offer both litecoin and bitcoin trading in the country. Like others in the Asian region, the exchange aims to attract an international customer base by offering additional bitcoin services beyond trading. CEO Pawan Kumar spoke to CoinDesk about the exchange’s unique funding and payment options, [...]

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All Things Alt: Dogecoin’s Future Prep, Strange Gold Pegs and a Friendly Scam

Sad the summer months are nearly over? Excited about what the fall may bring for the altcoin community, or the digital currency world as a whole? You aren’t alone, as many investors, traders, developers and everyone in between are no doubt gearing up for what could be a make-or-break season for block chain technology. While the last few weeks haven’t been [...]

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3 Forces Shaping Next-Generation Bitcoin Exchanges

Investors and venture capitalists have developed a healthy appetite for funding bitcoin exchange services in recent months. As the exchange system represents a key element of the broader bitcoin economy, it’s unsurprising that these companies are able to secure working capital. A closer look at recent news events, however, reveals that underlying trends may [...]

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The Short-Term View on Bitcoin Remittances

Luis Buenaventura is the head of product at Satoshi Citadel Industries, and “dreams of a world where everyone has access to everything”.  Satoshi Citadel Industries describes itself as a “provider of bitcoin solutions” and manages a range of different digital currency services and sites, including Bitmarket, in-beta exchange Coinage, photo-sharing site Bitstars.ph, and remittance service ReBit. SCI is also rolling out pre-loaded bitcoin cards as another speedy way [...]

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5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation

Given the recent critiques of New York and its proposed framework for bitcoin businesses, many of the law’s opponents are no doubt hoping the state and its regulators will alter the bill during its now extended comment period. After all, New York’s BitLicense proposal, once approved, could prove influential at shaping wider [...]

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Meet the British Crown Dependencies Vying To Become Bitcoin Island

Bitcoin entrepreneurs seeking a friendly jurisdiction for their business could do worse than end up on the Isle of Man, the picturesque British Crown dependancy located in the Irish Sea. The island’s government has been quick to embrace cryptocurrency companies, by offering a regulatory environment friendly to digital currencies while promoting other [...]

Community Honors Hal Finney with Bitcoin Fund for ALS Research

In the wake of bitcoin groundbreaker Hal Finney’s passing a few days ago, some prominent figures in the bitcoin community have teamed up in a campaign to raise funds for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Erik Voorhees, co-founder of Coinapult, Jason King of Sean’s Outpost, bitcoin evangelist Roger Ver, BitPay and the Bitcoin Foundation have collaborated to provide a way to donate [...]

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9 Companies That Should Really Start Accepting Bitcoin

There once was a time when owning bitcoin meant keeping it idle and unspent in your wallet of choice. Considering that bitcoin was designed to be transacted, the lack of merchants that accepted bitcoin back then was frustrating to many in the community. Luckily for us, things have changed. Some [...]

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Charlie Shrem Hopes to Walk Free After Guilty Plea Deal

Bitcoin entrepreneur and former BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem hopes to walk free after striking a deal to plead guilty to ‘unlicensed money transmission’ in New York. For Shrem, it’s the end of seven months of house arrest, restrictions on movement and uncertainty. The plea bargain is a step down from prosecutors’ original charges and strong [...]

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Gallery: Chamber of Digital Commerce Holds Bitcoin Education Day in DC

The Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC) held Congressional Bitcoin Education Day today, a Washington, DC-based event aimed at fostering awareness of bitcoin and its related technology among Congressional staff members in US Congress. The event saw more than 30 bitcoin professionals from 12 states meet with the staff of six US [...]


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Armory to Match 10 BTC in Donations to Hal Finney Bitcoin Fund

03 September 2014

Armory Technologies has extended its ongoing donation drive in honor of late bitcoin developer Hal Finney. Finney, a pioneer in the field of cryptography and the first person to receive a bitcoin transaction, passed away last Tuesday at the age of 58 after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In his [...]

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University of Zurich tests innovative Bitcoin payment solution created by students

03 September 2014

Share ! tweet Switzerland’s biggest university, located in Zurich, is setting the example when it comes to open-minded education institutions by testing a new Bitcoin payment solution in one of its cafeterias. The trial will happen during the next two weeks. Throughout this period, the students [...]

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03 September 2014

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Bitcoin – How Low Can We Go?

03 September 2014

As the price of Bitcoin continues to fall (which still isn’t the point, by the way), some may find themselves wondering – where will it bottom out? Is there a point at which the fall will stop itself? As it happens, this is an interesting [...]

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‘Sound Wallet’ Can Store Your Private Keys on CD or Vinyl Disk

03 September 2014

Most of digital currency users prefer to keep their funds in a paper wallet. Still, this method of storing presents certain problems. If someone will see your private key or QR code they will be able to access your address and your funds. Sound Wallet is a new project enabling cryptocurrency users to store private keys on vinyl by turning it [...]

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How to Compile Bitcoind and Litecoind on Raspberry Pi

03 September 2014

How to Compile Bitcoind and Litecoind on Raspberry Pi Posted on 02 September 2014. Tags: Crypto Mining If you have a spare Raspberry Pi that you are not using you might want to turn it into a Bitcoin or Litecoin network node in order to support the network. The RPi is not very powerful [...]

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The Value Foundations of Bitcoin: Austrian Redux, part I

02 September 2014

There have been a number of Bitcoin detractors. Most mainstream economists and intellectuals denounce the idea as either impossible or a hoax, or they misconstrue it along the lines of play money or niche money. Another group of Bitcoin detractors comes from an Austrian/Hard Money contingent. These gentlemen who recognize the invalidity of the Keynesian models have nevertheless made their [...]

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OpenBazaar Looking for Beta Testers

02 September 2014

The online marketplace ecosystem is currently run by companies like Amazon and Ebay that each acquire respective fees for their service and process most of their payments with credit cards and PayPal, which also take additional fees. But what happens when you decentralize these markets, and allow for peer-to-peer business transactions utilizing bitcoin? OpenBazaar. OpenBazaar is an open source project to [...]

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Violate the Core Principles of Bitcoin at Your Own Peril

02 September 2014

Forbes magazine ran an article on August 24, “Why There Should be a Bitcoin Central Bank.” If you want the short answer and want to skip the rest of the article, it boils down to this: because that would violate every core bitcoin principle. This article shows the ignorance of most of the world that is deep into yesterday’s paradigm [...]

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Listen to your Bitcoins with Sound Wallet

02 September 2014

Most cryptocurrency users believe that placing their funds in cold storage means using a paper wallet. The method certainly has its benefits, yet it features a major problem – if someone sees your QR code, passphrase seed or private key, they can gain access your address and funds. Believe it or not, there’s a way to avoid this hassle using [...]

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Mike Hearn’s Warnings of Bitcoin’s Fragility Draw Mixed Responses

02 September 2014

In a recent interview with Success Council, Bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn expressed misgivings about the currency’s stability – but they’re not cutting much ice in community, it seems. - Mike Hearn The concept of the Bitcoin evangelist is now a household term for almost anyone with any involvement in Bitcoin. Although the extent to which members of the community propagate its [...]

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Bitcoin Users Avoid Home Depot Data Breach

02 September 2014

In a quickly developing story, it appears that Home Depot has suffered a data breach that dwarfs the one suffered by Target last year. Early this morning, credit card information collected from what seems to be 2,400+ Home Depot stores around the world, was sold online by Eastern European hackers. The stolen information was sold on the underground store Rescator, which leads to suspicious that [...]

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Xapo Bitcoin debit card review – Welcome to the world of “No limits”

02 September 2014

Xapo’s goal has been aspiring for us from the first sight: Making bitcoin more popular. It is something we work for every day. You can imagine how excited we were when we received the new debit card. Xapo launched in March 2014 with the Bitcoin wallet and cold storage vault. In April of this year, Xapo announced the addition of its debit card. The new [...]

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NeosCoin is a Different Breed of Digital Currency

02 September 2014

From the midst of the crypto rush comes a candidate which has been gaining more and more support over the past weeks, NeosCoin. We have seen many great examples of recent coins that have [...]

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Armory Technologies to Match up to 10 BTC for #TeamHal via Simulfunding Matching Fund

02 September 2014

To honor the memory of Hal Finney, Armory Technologies, Inc. (ATI) is joining #TeamHal by extending our simulfunding donation drive and including an extra 10 BTC to go towards the Hal Finney Bitcoin Fund for ALS Research created by Erik Voorhees, Jason King, Roger Ver, BitPay, and the Bitcoin Foundation. The simulfunding interface enables users to create and execute a very [...]

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KnCMiner Launches Cloud Mining Service at Arctic Bitcoin Mine

02 September 2014

KnCMiner has unveiled a new cloud mining service, offering six-month long contracts out of its Arctic bitcoin mine. KnC Cloud, launched on 2nd September, leverages the company’s existing data center space in northern Sweden. The so-called Clear Sky mine boasts more than 7 petahashes per second in estimated mining power and KnCMiner [...]

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02 September 2014

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Hal Finney – We Salute You

02 September 2014

Hal Finney was declared legally dead on August 28, 2014. It was a sad loss for the bitcoin community and with respectfully bowed heads we mourn his passing. Hal was a futurist and had an uncanny ability to see trends and technology down the road when others couldn’t. He dared to dream impossible dreams that few could see and most [...]

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Farm In Michigan Growing Local Bitcoin Economy

02 September 2014

In Ann Arbor, Michigan there is a plot of land called Arbor Hills Farm, an organic farm that leases land from bigger property called the Tilian Farm Development Center, where vegetables and livestock are cultivated. The products are then sold to members of the community through a system called Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in which members, consisting of local citizens and local [...]

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02 September 2014

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Why Bitcoin’s Gambling Boom is Only Just Getting Started

02 September 2014

Gambling is big business, and online gambling represents a significant and growing proportion of that business – about 8% currently. Research company H2 Gambling Capital, which values the online gambling market in terms of gross winnings, put the global market value at €21.73bn ($28.54bn) in 2012. Furthermore, the firm expects a 9.13% compound annual growth rate [...]

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Litecoin – Awaiting Breakout from Mini-Consolidation

02 September 2014

Litecoin has started the week breaking below the 5.00 handle with strong volume. Then it found support at 4.75, which has held during the 9/1 and 9/2 session so far. Price seems to be in a  mini-consolidation [...]

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Is CoIntellect a Scam?

02 September 2014

Several members of the community are accusing CoIntellect.com of being a scam, based on a series of evidences that should attest so. CoIntellect.com is a cloud mining service with a special emphasis on Dogecoin, allegedly based in Tallinn, Estonia, and incorporated under a company called Sonera Corporative OU. Starting from August 27, stories and articles have been published [...]

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New Cryptocoin to Sponsor Serie A Football Team

02 September 2014

As predicted by CoinTelegraph’s Ian DeMartino, it appears that the way we look at sports is already being changed by cyrptocurrencies. And when it comes to sports, none is more popular on the planet than football*, and football fans are the first group of people the soon-to-launch Jetcoin will go after. In cooperation with Hong Kong cryptocurrency startup incubator Seedcoin, Jetcoin [...]

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Is Bitcoin Mining Profitable In 2014?

02 September 2014

When people first become interested in Bitcoin, one of the first ideas they have about it is how they can start making money from it. And the low-hanging fruit is often mining equipment. There was once a time where Bitcoin mining was an incredibly profitable endeavour. In Bitcoin’s infancy, you could mine with any old computer, your mining program humming away [...]

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The First Bitcoin Castle?

02 September 2014

A Finnish investor and Bitcoin entrepreneur has decided to turn a 600 year old Estonian manor into a Bitcoin innovation centre. Risto Pietilä runs SilverBank.net, a silver investment company based in Estonia. And using the proceeds from this company, he’s decided to invest in the manor. Purchased back in February for around a million euros, it ranks as one of the [...]

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South African Startup Xoin Makes Bitcoin More Accessible

02 September 2014

Bitcoiners in South Africa rejoiced when they launched their first Bitcoin ATM. And now they have another easy way to get their hands on Bitcoin. Xoin (pronounced with a click where the X is), a South African startup, has begun selling prepaid Bitcoin vouchers, which people can purchase with cash. The idea here is to help underbanked markets in South Africa become [...]

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Mintcoin Fund Aims to Provide Computers and Internet to 500 Gambian Children

02 September 2014

The cryptocurrency community is displaying its altruistic nature once again with the official launch of the Mintcoin Fund’s ‘Sponsor a Keepod Kid‘ fundraising event, which aims to sponsor the ongoing Keepod Kids campaign to provide recycled computers, Keepod USB devices, and training to 500 children in the community of Marakissa, Gambia. About [...]

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Interview with Erik Voorhees

02 September 2014

Recently Erik Voorhees was interviewed by the Austin Bitcoin Meetup group via skype. Erik Voorhees is an outspoken Bitcoin Entrepreneur and evangelist.  During the interview the topics of Bitlicense, Bitcoin Entrepreneurship and privacy were discussed. Bitcoinist has transcribed part of the interview and provided the video feed as well. For more Erik Voorhees, follow him on twitter @ErikVoorhees Watch the video here. Can [...]

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KNCMiner Starting to Offer Bitcoin Cloud Mining Contracts

02 September 2014

KNCMiner Starting to Offer Bitcoin Cloud Mining Contracts Posted on 02 September 2014. Tags: Crypto Mining KNCMiner has announced that they are starting to offer for a limited time Bitcoin online mining contracts powered by the company’s mining hardware located in their Clear Sky mining farms in the polar region (KNC Cloud). The currently [...]

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MIT Bitcoin Club Names Final Winners of $15,000 App Contest

02 September 2014

The final winners of the summer-long bitcoin app development contest at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been announced. The grand prize of $5,000 went to the team behind Ethos, a platform for establishing and maintaining private online identification using the block chain. The team previously picked up prizes in the first and second rounds. The [...]

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PayPal Exec Unwittingly Makes the Case for Bitcoin

02 September 2014

By Mark Norton: Editor @ BitcoinWarrior.net Patrick Gauthier, General Manager of Emerging Retail Services at PayPal published an interesting article on Pymnts.com yesterday. It was a good read, talking about the progress of technology and the sometimes unexpected turns it takes and the future of money. What really struck me most about his article is that with very little editing at [...]

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Poverty is Not Inevitable

02 September 2014

This article originally appeared in Yes! Magazine Inequality and poverty are suddenly hot topics, not only in the United States but also across the globe. Since the early 1980s, there has been a growing underclass in America. At the same time a much smaller class, now called the superrich, built its wealth to levels of opulence not [...]

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02 September 2014

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Canadian Employees Increasingly Preferring Bitcoins over Dollars

02 September 2014

Since it implemented its Bitcoin payment option in November 2013, payroll firm Wagepoint says there are a growing number of workers dishing Canadian dollars for bitcoins. According to Wagepoint‘s founder and CEO Shrad Rao, employees from 10 different firms have signed up for the Bitcoin option, and many have asked about it. In a phone communication with The Canadian Press, the [...]

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New Businesses Accepting BTC: Apache Software, Ombushop, Laundry Locker and More

02 September 2014

Bitcoin has gained tremendous popularity in the last year, and it’s safe to say that it has become one of the world’s most convenient ways of buying, selling and trading things over the internet. In spite of the many warnings from governments, companies all over the world are starting to understand that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin not only save money but add [...]

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Would you be paid in Bitcoin?

02 September 2014

photo credit: zcopley A growing number of Bitcoin enthusiasts try to integrate Bitcoin more and more into daily life. So it’s not unsual that one or two think about the possibility to be paid in Bitcoin, too. [...]

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Britain Confirms Long-Suspected Positive Stance on Cryptocurrency

02 September 2014

George Osborne, British Chancellor of the Exchequer and associate of the banking elite has made some very encouraging moves recently concerning his attitude to Bitcoin, which may be interpreted in a wider cryptocurrency context. The Tories embrace fintech He began by announcing plans to make Britain the ‘global centre for financial innovation’ (regarding traditional finance, [...]

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Low-Cost Firefox Phones Could Bring Bitcoin to Developing World

02 September 2014

Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox web browser and Firefox OS, recently launched its first smartphones in India for the affordable price of $33. The phone is known as the Intex Cloud FX, and it could do more for Bitcoin adoption in the developing world than any of the high-profile startups in Silicon Valley. After all, how are these people who are [...]

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Analysis: Asian Trading Session Pulls the Bitcoin Price Up

02 September 2014

The Asian trading session has pulled price up from last night’s lows near $470. There are still few clues as to where price is heading, but at least one more low is expected as the analysis below explains. Descending Channel As identified in yesterday’s analysis a descending channel has contained price action for 11 days running. Price has respected the lower channel [...]

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Crypto exchange Bittrex added NXT

02 September 2014

Share ! tweet All trades have a 0.25% commmission. Deposits and withdrawals are free though transaction fees may be applied by the currency network. NXT BTC  From their website: What makes Bittrex different? Secure platform – We know that security makes the difference and to that end Bittrex employs the most reliable security technologies available. As part of this approach, we leverage an elastic multi-stage [...]

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Huobi’s Fixed-Return Financial Product Sells Out in One Hour

02 September 2014

Beijing based exchange Huobi has sold all available subscriptions to a new 60-day fixed-term financial product for bitcoin investors. The product, which is effectively a bitcoin ‘certificate of deposit‘, is called ‘Dig-VC‘ and offers a guaranteed interest rate for investors. Notably, returns are backed by Digcoin – a new bitcoin mining services platform built by Huobi. Both will form [...]

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Switzerland’s Largest University Tests ‘Touchless’ Bitcoin Payments Solution

02 September 2014

Switzerland’s University of Zurich is integrating a student-made bitcoin payments solution into one of its cafeterias as part of a two-week trial. Called CoinBlesk, the mobile payments platform uses two-way near-field communication (NFC) technology and was developed as part of a student project to create an open-source bitcoin spending tool. Students will be [...]

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Catalog Roundup: Coinarch, ShapeShift.io, Zeus ltd, GAWMiners, CEX.IO, BTC.sx, PB Mining, ARcoin and many more

02 September 2014

Every week, CoinTelegraph will do a roundup of all the businesses and the altcoins we have added during the week to our catalogs. As this is the first such piece, we will cover all of the businesses and coins we have added to date. Premium entrants to our two catalogs pay for a full review of their business or their coin. [...]

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Celebgate: Nude Celebrity Photos Being Investigated by FBI and Apple

02 September 2014

Scarlet Johansson has been Hacked before. The “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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Celebgate Could Inspire More Bitcoin Blackmail

02 September 2014

The Celebgate incident is still unfolding, and we are already seeing mainstream media report on the connection between the “nude celebrity photos” and Bitcoin. The original leaker of the pictures returned to 4chan recently to respond to the uproar he had caused. An excerpt from his post highlights Bitcoin’s involvement [...]

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Sex Sells: Hacked Celebrity Pictures as the Next Bubble Catalyst?

02 September 2014

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The BTC Giveaway Experiment: Can the Average Person Use Bitcoin?

02 September 2014

Bitcoiners like to compare the nascent technology to the internet in the early 90s. The public at large knows it’s out there, but they don’t know why it’s useful…yet. Take for example this video from the time period where Bryant Gumbel defiantly asks “what is the internet anyways?” Trough of Disillusionment? Watching that gives me flashbacks to every bar conversation I’ve ever [...]

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After Much Speculation Bitmain Announces P2Pool Cloud Mining Service

BREAKING: After Much Speculation Bitmain Announces P2Pool Bitcoin Cloud Mining Service

02 September 2014

After Much Speculation Bitmain Announces P2Pool Cloud Mining Service Bitmain has announced a cloud based mining service called HashNest. For several months now, the community has speculated about whether Bitmain was building a cloud based service, and as Bitmain always do, they chose to hold their [...]

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Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

02 September 2014

At some juncture, every Bitcoin speculator asks, “Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?” Perhaps the question should really be, “Who are Satoshi [...]

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