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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Celery Launches Consumer-Friendly Bitcoin and Dogecoin Buying Service

Multi-exchange trading platform provider BTX Trader has officially launched Celery, a new product that aims to position the company to expand its market beyond institutional traders to everyday US consumers. Celery will offer bitcoin and dogecoin buying, boasting what the company says is a more carefully calibrated user [...]

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Kanye West Sues Coinye Altcoin into Oblivion

Rapper Kanye West has managed to kill an altcoin named in his honour, six months after it was launched by a team of developers. Called Coinye West, the altcoin was subsequently renamed Coinye in an attempt to continue its business activities even in the face of legal pressure. The developers envisioned Coinye as a fun [...]

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Ecuador Bans Bitcoin, Plans Own Digital Money

The National Assembly of Ecuador has effectively banned bitcoin and decentralized digital currencies while establishing guidelines for the creation of a new, state-run currency. With 91 votes in favor of the amendments to the country’s existing monetary and financial laws, the National Assembly approved a bill that now goes to President Rafael Correa for [...]

AirBaltic Waives Controversial Bitcoin Transaction Fee

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OKCoin Denies Manipulating Bitcoin Trading Volumes

The issue of trade volume authenticity on Chinese exchanges has surfaced again, with one user accusing the country’s busiest exchange OKCoin of manipulating volumes after bitcoin statistics sites displayed a sharp drop in a short period. Chinese exchanges including OKCoin have been accused in the past of artificially inflating their trade volumes and even [...]

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Ecuador Bans Bitcoin, Plans State Cryptocurrency

The National Assembly of Ecuador has effectively banned bitcoin and decentralized digital currencies while establishing guidelines for the creation of a new, state-run currency. With 91 votes in favor of the amendments to the country’s existing monetary and financial laws, the National Assembly approved a bill that now goes to President Rafael Correa for [...]

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Austria Offers ‘Contradictory’ Guidance on Bitcoin’s Financial Status

Two Austrian cabinet ministers have given guidance on bitcoin’s status as a financial instrument and tax treatment by answering parliamentary questions submitted by a member of the legislature. Perhaps most notably, the federal minister for finance and vice chancellor, Michael Spindelegger, reiterated that bitcoin is not a financial instrument (that is, a tradable asset), echoing [...]

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NYDFS BitLicense is The Mark of the Beast? Request for BitLicense Extension

Barry Silbert, CEO of SecondMarket, has posted an official letter requesting that the NYDFS extend the deadline for filing public comment by 45 days, on their “BitLicense” proposal. He urges affected companies and individuals to sign. Currently, the list of signatures includes many A-Listers such as Elizabeth Ploshay, a board member [...]

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Ecuador Bans Bitcoin in Legislative Vote

The National Assembly of Ecuador has effectively banned bitcoin and decentralized digital currencies while establishing guidelines for the creation of a new, state-run currency. With 91 votes in favor of the amendments to the country’s existing monetary and financial laws, the National Assembly approved a bill that now goes to President Rafael Correa for [...]

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Coin Congress Day 2: Bitcoin Industry Bullish in Face of Obstacles

The second day of Coin Congress in San Francisco focused less on recent US regulatory developments, instead placing a heightened emphasis on the promise of bitcoin’s underlying technology. Held at the Union Square Hilton this week, the event featured a variety of speakers and panels. Experts offered unique perspectives on the bitcoin and cryptocurrency economy, and [...]

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Bitcoin Price Drops Below $600 After Relative Stability

The last two months have seen no shortage of positive bitcoin news. DISH became the latest big retailer to accept bitcoin in June, only to be eclipsed six weeks later by Dell. Then, there was the successful US Marshals auction of roughly 30,000 BTC, which proved bitcoin’s fungibility in the eyes of the [...]

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Beyond New York: What Lies Ahead for Bitcoin

According to the proposed 17th July bitcoin regulation from New York State, the public now has 45 days to comment and then a 45-day grace period prior to full adoption. But what’s after 17th October? More importantly, what’s after New York? The poor regulators are in a quandary. It’s hard not to [...]

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Coinsetter Exits Beta to Target Institutional Traders

New York-based bitcoin exchange Coinsetter has officially exited beta, ending the trial stage of its product that began in November of last year. To promote the launch, Coinsetter is lowering exchange commission fees to 0.10% for most active users, down from 0.25-0.50%. Furthermore, the exchange now offers both email and live phone support. Speaking [...]

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Crowdfunding Campaign Aims to Promote Bitcoin at NASCAR

Following the dogecoin community’s sponsorship of NASCAR driver Josh Wise at Telledega, bitcoin may soon boast its own promotional racer in the iconic US series. Rookie driver Alex Bowman and his team, BK Racing, have announced their involvement in a crowdfunding campaign called ‘Bitcoin23’ that aims to bring a bitcoin-themed car to the NASCAR Sprint Cup. The campaign [...]

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DigitalBTC Reports Early Success on Australian Securities Exchange

Australian bitcoin firm DigitalBTC has reported its quarterly earnings, the first since the company went through a reverse takeover and re-listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The company reported positive cash flow from bitcoin mining activities and bitcoin liquidity propositions, adding that it has already managed to recoup investments in its mining operations. In addition [...]


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Perianne Boring to speak at the Bitcoin Center NYC – July 31

26 July 2014

  Last weekend, Perianne Boring spoke at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Chicago with the announcement of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, Bitcoin’s first office for [...]

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Bitcoin’s Shroud of Subtlety and Allure

26 July 2014

Attacks on Bitcoin A successful attack on Bitcoin means attacking Bitcoin’s value. There might well be a bug that could be exploited to put the network out of commission temporarily, but would soon be fixed and then the network would be up and running shortly thereafter. To destroy Bitcoin permanently means to end [...]

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Genesis-Mining growing and services are evolving rapidly! Price Reduction 5.9 USD per kH/s

26 July 2014

Genesis-Mining growing and services are evolving rapidly! Price Reduction 5.9 USD per kH/s Posted on 25 July 2014. Tags: Genesis Mining Everything is happening incredibly fast. We are growing and our services are evolving so rapidly we sometimes even forget to mention all that we achieved. Sharing news is something that we should [...]

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Bittrex ‘Seriously Considering’ Dropping LTC Markets For BlackCoin

26 July 2014

The U.S. based exchange Bittrex is seriously considering dropping its Litecoin Markets in favor of BlackCoin, according to a press release put out by Blackcoin. The deal isn’t finalized and is dependent on the BlackCoin community proving that there is enough liquidity in the coin to support said market. It seems the low level of liquidity for Poloniex’s new Monero market [...]

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Foundation Report Discourages BitLicense-Style Bitcoin Regulations in Canada

26 July 2014

A new Bitcoin Foundation report on Bitcoin regulations in Canada discourages “sweeping regulations” and claims current laws already address criminal activity. A new report on Bitcoin regulations in Canada, claims that sweeping legislative efforts should hold still. The report concedes that regulations are necessary, but determined that new legislative measures would be excessive. Canada’s traditional laws already address criminal [...]

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Wear your wallet with ZobrZobr

26 July 2014

Do you have news tips? Are you interested in writing for us? We have are working on having weekly series for our current publishers but we still have some open spots to include new writers. You can be a guest writer or if we like your ideas become a constant member of our team. Please email us at [email protected] If you have [...]

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Interview with VootCoin Developer

26 July 2014

How will the association with SYNCcoin affect the price and stability of VootCoin? A: Due to the progress in development of both Vootcoin and Sync, we have built a strong foundation and this is will offer opportunities for new investors and will ultimately lead to stable and future growth. Will VootCoin remain a single entity or be utilized in the SYNC brand? A: We [...]

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A Little Altcoin Sanity: NXT

26 July 2014

As promised, we move on from last week’s Ripple to the other member of a two-member class of altcoins: altcoins that aren’t REALLY altcoins. What I mean by that is that these coins don’t just follow in Satoshi’s footsteps — they are more than just edited clones of the Bitcoin source code; they are [...]

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Austrian Ministers Gave Guidance on Bitcoin Status

26 July 2014

Members of the government in Austria offered guidance on the status of bitcoin. Two cabinet ministers, while answering parliamentary questions provided by legislature member, classed the digital currency as a financial tool and tax treatment. Michael Spindelegger, vice chancellor and the federal finance minister, noted that bitcoin is not a financial tool, but a tradable asset. The statement is similar to [...]

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Honor Coin – Its Community Set To Restore Honor

26 July 2014

Early this June the Honor Coin community started to recover restore after the previous developer abandoned the coin and its community. He sold the promised 2% free distribution at the exchanges, leaving the community in a state of shock. This irresponsible action motivated a principled team of developers to take over and restore Honor Coin for the community. Community [...]

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American court stops Mt. Gox from auctioning Bitcoin domain

26 July 2014

Share ! tweet A United States court issued a temporary order to forbid the sale of the domain Bitcoins.com, which is still owned by the CEO of the defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox. Mark Karpeles announced the auctioning of the domain two weeks ago. The injuction – which will expire in 14 days – was issued by [...]

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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

26 July 2014

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

26 July 2014

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

26 July 2014

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Huobi: Regulated US Bitcoin Market Key to Our Expansion

26 July 2014

Known as one of China’s ‘big three’ exchanges, Beijing-based Huobi experienced a meteoric rise to the top tier of China’s bitcoin industry last year, emerging from relative obscurity to become a market leader with more than 100 employees. Since that early success, Huobi, like other China-based exchanges, has struggled to control its [...]

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Bitcoin Will Be “Part of the Election Cycle This Year” – Jeremy Almond Interview

26 July 2014

PayStand is a payment processing service that takes the fees out of Credit Cards and enables eCheck and Bitcoin payments for a monthly fee. They recently announced that they are helping about a dozen candidates and politicians in New Hampshire accept Bitcoin donations for their political campaigns. PayStand’s CEO Jeremy Almond took some time out of his busy day to answer [...]

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Bitcoin Will Be “Part of the Election Cycle This Year” – Jeremy Almond Interview

26 July 2014

PayStand is a payment processing service that takes the fees out of Credit Cards and enables eCheck and Bitcoin payments for a monthly fee. They recently announced that they are helping about a dozen candidates and politicians in New Hampshire accept Bitcoin donations for their political campaigns. PayStand’s CEO Jeremy Almond took some time out of his busy day to answer [...]

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Bitcoin Will Be “Part of the Election Cycle This Year” – Jeremy Almond Interview

26 July 2014

PayStand is a payment processing service that takes the fees out of Credit Cards and enables eCheck and Bitcoin payments for a monthly fee. They recently announced that they are helping about a dozen candidates and politicians in New Hampshire accept Bitcoin donations for their political campaigns. PayStand’s CEO Jeremy Almond took some time out of his busy day to answer [...]

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Bitcoin Will Be “Part of the Election Cycle This Year” – Jeremy Almond Interview

26 July 2014

PayStand is a payment processing service that takes the fees out of Credit Cards and enables eCheck and Bitcoin payments for a monthly fee. They recently announced that they are helping about a dozen candidates and politicians in New Hampshire accept Bitcoin donations for their political campaigns. PayStand’s CEO Jeremy Almond took some time out of his busy day to answer [...]

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Bitcoin Will Be “Part of the Election Cycle This Year” – Jeremy Almond Interview

26 July 2014

PayStand is a payment processing service that takes the fees out of Credit Cards and enables eCheck and Bitcoin payments for a monthly fee. They recently announced that they are helping about a dozen candidates and politicians in New Hampshire accept Bitcoin donations for their political campaigns. PayStand’s CEO Jeremy Almond took some time out of his busy day to answer [...]

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Exclusive Interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer

26 July 2014

We have prepared an exclusive interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer, a revered and highly educated personality in the digital currencies sphere since its beginning. His work has been on our agenda for quite some time now and we were looking forward to get an exclusive approach with him; his remarkable work in pier to pier technology and the hacking scene [...]

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Exclusive Interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer

26 July 2014

We have prepared an exclusive interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer, a revered and highly educated personality in the digital currencies sphere since its beginning. His work has been on our agenda for quite some time now and we were looking forward to get an exclusive approach with him; his remarkable work in pier to pier technology and the hacking scene [...]

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Exclusive Interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer

26 July 2014

We have prepared an exclusive interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer, a revered and highly educated personality in the digital currencies sphere since its beginning. His work has been on our agenda for quite some time now and we were looking forward to get an exclusive approach with him; his remarkable work in pier to pier technology and the hacking scene [...]

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Exclusive Interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer

26 July 2014

We have prepared an exclusive interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer, a revered and highly educated personality in the digital currencies sphere since its beginning. His work has been on our agenda for quite some time now and we were looking forward to get an exclusive approach with him; his remarkable work in pier to pier technology and the hacking scene [...]

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Exclusive Interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer

26 July 2014

We have prepared an exclusive interview with Professor Emin Gün Sirer, a revered and highly educated personality in the digital currencies sphere since its beginning. His work has been on our agenda for quite some time now and we were looking forward to get an exclusive approach with him; his remarkable work in pier to pier technology and the hacking scene [...]

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US Court Banned Auction of Bitcoins.com Domain Name

26 July 2014

The auction of the Bitcoins.com web address has been cancelled after the US District Court of Seattle issued a restraining order. The domain name is now owned by Tibanne KK, the company that belongs to Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles. The web address was anticipated to be sold at the Heritage Auctions on July 24th in the US. Still, CoinLab, bitcoin [...]

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US Court Banned Auction of Bitcoins.com Domain Name

26 July 2014

The auction of the Bitcoins.com web address has been cancelled after the US District Court of Seattle issued a restraining order. The domain name is now owned by Tibanne KK, the company that belongs to Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles. The web address was anticipated to be sold at the Heritage Auctions on July 24th in the US. Still, CoinLab, bitcoin [...]

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CoinSummit London: Report

CoinSummit London: Report

26 July 2014

CoinSummit London: Report Posted on 25 July 2014. Tags: Cex.io, Ghash.io Here are the highlights of the CoinSummit London, one of the main Bitcoin conferences. Worthwhile discussions, advantageous networking, top-notch speakers in figures and quotes. Check it out!   [...]

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CoinSummit London: Report

26 July 2014

CoinSummit London: Report Posted on 25 July 2014. Tags: Cex.io, Ghash.io Here are the highlights of the CoinSummit London, one of the main Bitcoin conferences. Worthwhile discussions, advantageous networking, top-notch speakers in figures and quotes. Check it out!   [...]

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Building a Bitcoin Economy: How to Close the Loop

25 July 2014

This guide is a continuation of a previous article at http://bitcoinmagazine.com/13104/building-bitcoin-economy-stimulate-adoption/ If you or someone in the area has been preaching crypto for a while, you probably have a few nearby businesses accepting Bitcoin by now. This is an important first step, and worthy of celebration over a few Bitcoin beers. Bitcoin evangelism never sleeps, however, so it’s time to grow the [...]

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Vertcoin: Interview with Dev about upcoming POW change!

25 July 2014

If you didn’t know already, Vertcoin is an ASIC-resistant coin, one of the first coins I found out about and wrote about. Vertcoin with has been slowly dropping in market cap over the last few days, but that hasn’t discouraged the community with releases such as the Stealth Address, and now the POW change to Lyra2. Below is a short video explaining stealth [...]

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VeriCoin’s Market Grasp on the Present and the Future

25 July 2014

VeriCoin has set out to create a fully decentralized platform that will aim to remove the barrier between the largest stakeholders, who control the direction of the coin. Their overall dedication, integri

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Celery Launches Consumer-Friendly Bitcoin and Dogecoin Buying Service

25 July 2014

Multi-exchange trading platform provider BTX Trader has officially launched Celery, a new product that aims to position the company to expand its market beyond institutional traders to everyday US consumers. Celery will offer bitcoin and dogecoin buying, boasting what the company says is a more carefully calibrated user [...]

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Kanye West Sues Coinye Altcoin into Oblivion

25 July 2014

Rapper Kanye West has managed to kill an altcoin named in his honour, six months after it was launched by a team of developers. Called Coinye West, the altcoin was subsequently renamed Coinye in an attempt to continue its business activities even in the face of legal pressure. The developers envisioned Coinye as a fun [...]

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Hackers Use Free Cloud Accounts To Create Cryptocurrency Mining Botnet

25 July 2014

Two security researchers will reveal how they created a “zombie online botnet” which instead of using malware to steal the computer resources of innocent people, instead garnered free processing power from online application-hosting services. Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar intend to demonstrate their remarkable Cloud-based botnet next month at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Supercomputer For Free As we all [...]

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Nilesh Nair (CEO of Green Earth Systems HK) Talks About Uro

25 July 2014

One of the major gripes a lot of people have, is how that, even though GES acknowledges Uro as a digital currency and posts regular updates on their blog, people still don’t believe there is an actual connection between GES and Uro. Even though there are pictures of GES with the Uro Foundation, publicity about Uro on the GES blog, people [...]

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Why Merchant Adoption Doesn’t Matter for Bitcoin

25 July 2014

One of the biggest questions surrounding Bitcoin is why it is worth anything at all. A popular candidate for answering this question is the influence of merchant adoption. Unfortunately for proponents of this theory, things haven’t been making sense lately. In their Bitcoin-focused blog BitBeat, the Wall Street Journal stated: “After last week’s news that Dell would start taking Bitcoin as payment [...]

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Ecuador Embraces ‘Electronic Money,’ Misses the Whole Point

25 July 2014

Ecuador’s national assembly voted Thursday afternoon, local time, in favor of a new draft of the country’s monetary and financial code that, among other things, establishes a state monopoly over the issuance of “electronic money.” The bill, with 91 votes in favor, now goes to President Rafael Correa, who must sign off on it before it can become [...]

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Ecuador bans Bitcoin

25 July 2014

photo credit: uvw916a With 91 votes in favor, the National Assembly of Ecuador has banned Bitcoin and other decentralized digital currencies. Instead of accepting the already available crypto-currencies they planned to create a new, state-run currency. So the law gives [...]

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Will Bitcoin Have Its Own Nascar Now?

25 July 2014

Bitcar. Doesn’t quite have the same ring to it Dogecar does, but it’s not bad. Nascar driver Alex Bowman announced a new crowdfunding campaign to bring a Bitcoin-branded car to the upcoming Sprint Cup Series Nascar event. The campaign, which they’ve named Bitcoin23 after Bowman’s racing #23, is looking to raise $100,000 in order to get into the event, held at the [...]

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Ecuadorian Government Bans Cryptocurrency

25 July 2014

The Ecuadorian government has announced a ban on “electronic money”, including Bitcoin. Instead, they’re planning on releasing their own state-sponsored digital currency. Their new laws, which are currently going to president Rafael Correa for final signature, gives permission to pay for goods using “electronic money”, but bans decentralized currencies like Bitcoin. The First Government-Backed Digital Currency? Ecuador’s proposed digital currency will be managed [...]

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Global Denomination: Coin Dev Interview

25 July 2014

Global Denomination, with 1 minute transactions using X11 and Digishield is a coin that promises the ability to securely and quickly send GDN across the globe, with 6 confirms average in 6 minutes. Also with a decentralised community with the interests of the currency in hand, this is a coin I don’t see going away anytime soon. 1. What sparked the [...]

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#OffTheCouch: Award-winning Film Could Bring Bitcoin to 1,000 High Schools

25 July 2014

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Bitcoin and Marx’s Theory of History

25 July 2014

This article first appeared on page 26 of Issue 21. You probably don’t think about Marxism when you think about Bitcoin. To most people, Marx is known as the guy who didn’t like private property and capitalism in general. Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency with the ability to encourage markets by breaking down the worldwide barriers created by multiple national currencies, doesn’t seem [...]

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The BlueCoin Phenomenon

25 July 2014

BlueCoin is very serious about their chosen theme. Taking cue from the cultural antics of the Dogecoin community, the founders of BlueCoin have been trying to give it something of a personality. They announced an official BlueCoin afterparty to the North American Bitcoin Conference on BitcoinTalk with a blue-tinted model, and others dressed in BlueCoin superhero-esque outfits were there to amuse [...]

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Ripple Labs CTO Designs Smart Contracts

25 July 2014

Stefan Thomas is one of the more talented and respected developers in the space. An old hat at this young technology, he has been making waves as the CTO of Ripple labs. In a recent effort he has set his sights on smart contracts technology. The designs and implementation he and his team have come up with are interesting, to [...]

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Universal Molecule (UMO) Added to BlakeCoin Merged Mining

25 July 2014

Universal Molecule (UMO) Added to BlakeCoin Merged Mining Posted on 24 July 2014. Tags: Crypto Mining The Blake-256 based crypto currencies merged mining now has another new addition, the new coin is called Universal Molecule (UMO), bringing the total number of merged mined coins to 6 (including BlakeCoin). UMO is still pretty new coin, [...]

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BitBeat: Republicans Taking Charge of Bitcoin Donations

25 July 2014

blogs.wsj.com / PAUL VIGNA and MICHAEL J. CASEY / Jul 24, 2014 7:08 pm ET –As bitcoin establishes a modest role in the 2014 election campaign, there’s a definite right-leaning bias to its presence. Although Rep. Jared Polis (D., Colo.) is one of the more prominent bitcoin boosters in Congress, most other politicians accepting digital-currency-based donations [...]

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Introducing Andrew Lampe, Technical Director

25 July 2014

I’m pleased to welcome to our team Andrew Lampe, a 15 year technology veteran, as a member of the management team. As Technical Director, Andrew will lead the foundation’s web development team, provide oversight to our technical grant program, and oversee corporate technology infrastructure. His range and depth of experiences allow him to easily switch between the roles of CTO, lead architect and software developer, when [...]

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Ecuador Bans Bitcoin, Plans Own Digital Money

25 July 2014

The National Assembly of Ecuador has effectively banned bitcoin and decentralized digital currencies while establishing guidelines for the creation of a new, state-run currency. With 91 votes in favor of the amendments to the country’s existing monetary and financial laws, the National Assembly approved a bill that now goes to President Rafael Correa for [...]

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