• Last Tuesday, Gold Bullion International – GBI as confirmed the opening of a live gateway on the Ripple protocol in order to be able to create a new gold backed crypto currency. The company aims to simplify what has traditionally been a corky, time-consuming and expensive process while trying to combine the best that technology has to offer. Steven Feldman, co-founder and CEO of GBI. Said: “We have been leaders in combining technology and precious

    You can now use Ripple to buy and trade gold

    | 2014/07/31 3:31 am
  • Getting companies, and even governments to become more conscious of carbon emissions is hard, to say the least. With no incentive to really become eco-friendly, and no one to really push them to become eco-friendly, companies will stay the same. That’s where GreenCoin comes in. 1. What sparked the idea of GreenCoin? Carbon emissions are a global problem which requires a global solution. Government intervention has attempted to provide various solutions though, to date, these

    Greencoin: Carbon Emissions Coin

    | 2014/07/28 12:23 am
  • 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 are discussing the potential of integrating both of the brands however nothing

    Interview with VootCoin Developer

    | 2014/07/26 3:04 am
  • 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 addresses more in-depth. 1. What is Vertcoin? Vertcoin aims to be the cryptocurrency of choice

    Vertcoin: Interview with Dev about upcoming POW change!

    | 2014/07/25 9:57 pm
  • 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 idea of GDN? I first heard of Bitcoin in early 2013 and started researching

    Global Denomination: Coin Dev Interview

    | 2014/07/25 7:57 pm
  • Presenting a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, but with the goal of harnessing all the computing power and energy a cryptocurrency generates towards a meaningful scientific and medical purpose. What is Cure Coin? So much energy and power is wasted on re-securing the blockchain and computing arbitrary hashes for Bitcoin. CureCoin is an alternative cryptocurrency that boils down to a proof of work system based upon valuable computer calculations. Cure Diseases Valuable scientific and medical data is provided by the

    CureCoin: A cryptocurrency that eliminates disease

    | 2014/07/24 9:34 pm
  • What is Cryptogenic Bullion? Cryptogenic Bullion is a peer-to-peer internet currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world and inherent fundamental specifications enable it to more efficiently function as a store of wealth. Cryptogenic Bullion was released in June 2013 primarily for storing wealth. It is the first crypto-currency to display all of the properties of money, while providing the bearer with interest for holding it. Bitcoinist recently interviewed with the CGB

    Cryptogenic Bullion: The Investors Crypto

    | 2014/07/23 9:52 pm
  • Q: How did you start the creation of the X11 Algorithm? Darkcoin came about after many months of thinking about how to create anonymous money. One of the necessary features of a monetary system like Darkcoin is a brand new proof-of-work system.  What I really was aiming for with X11 is a similar development curve where miners would fight to create small advantages much like the early start of Bitcoin. I think this a requirement to

    Interview with Evan Duffield

    | 2014/07/23 2:41 am
  • Nowadays, innovation seems to be the fuel that steams the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Every Developer Team is trying to give their best contributes; but still, the market is asking for new features to make the use of crypto currencies increasingly easy. One of the Teams who aim to be on the edge of innovation is the VRC – Vericoin Team. The VRC project has been one of those works that have really shown high quality technical

    Exclusive Interview with The Vericoin Team

    | 2014/07/22 4:43 am
  • Execoin (http://execoin.net), the fast ASIC-resistant crypto currency, proudly presents the first open-source Electrum wallet with stealth addresses technology! After months of intensive development, the Execoin team has released its own open-source implementation of stealth addresses technology based on the Electrum-EXE wallet (http://electrum-exe.org/stealth). Unlike proprietary closed-source stealth payment solutions currently available on the market, the Electrum-EXE code can be audited in order to make sure that there are no security vulnerabilities or intentional backdoors . Integration

    Execoin is the first to release open-source wallet with stealth addresses support

    | 2014/07/14 11:51 am
  • Like most coins, HYPER is a scrypt coin. Unlike many coins, they have a SPACE MMO in the works, similar to Voidspace. Today I’m here with the developer of HYPER discussing the views and direction that HYPER is headed, with potential followup articles in the future.  1. What is HYPER? Essentially, HYPER is a low energy cryptocurrency designed for use in online games, MMOs, virtual worlds and more. The currency is currently used in Counter-Strike, Minecraft,

    HYPER: Coin Overview

    | 2014/07/09 5:47 pm
  • Why go with Imperial Coin (IPC) among the hundreds of coins available to choose from? Here’s what the developer of Imperial Coin had to say about it……. In the world of cryptocurrencies, so many come and go every week now. With that many, it is hard for users to sort out which ones to invest in or to use as a payment system for their business. Imperial Coin is not just any cryptocurrency, like so

    Interview with Imperialcoin Developer: Upcoming DGW3 fork!

    | 2014/07/06 11:25 pm
  • Today I’m here with ” gruve_p ” , a Groestl developer who is here to announce Groestl’s new upcoming feature: Groestlsend! On top of that, they are also announcing a switch to POW/POS to further secure the network. 1. What made you develop a new coin? Bitcoin was overtaken by ASICS. Then ASICS started to come in for Scrypt. Then there were FGPA’s for x11. We needed a ASIC free/FGPA algo. We wanted a new algo which was AES supported/accelerated. We contacted groestl on groestl.info

    Groestlcoin Interview: Groestlsend announcement!

    | 2014/07/05 5:46 pm
  • Now, we must first know that Goalcoin is pretty much like any other coin concerning the algorithm and the fact that it’s fully PoW. Goalcoin runs on the scrypt algorithm using DigiShield and it’s fully PoW. Therefore, it can be mined indefinitely. Also, it has a max number of 2.3 million coins, and after this amount is mined, the block reward will change to .03 goalcoins.  Goalcoin is currently in it’s IPO phase which is

    Interview with GoalCoin Developer

    | 2014/07/02 2:52 am
  • When I see a coin in Poloniex or Bittrex go on a 400% rise, the first thing that comes to mind is when will the bubble pop. People must buy coins to increase the value, and whales alike must dump them at some point as well. Greed is the ultimate demise of everyone involved in the pumping of a coin. This was clearly showed by the likes of Wolong and Fontas which I will explain

    Pump and Dumps: Good or Bad?

    | 2014/07/01 4:59 am
  • Vootcoin had a rocky start as its developers had pretty much abandoned the coin. That is the first fact you should know about the coin. However, the community at bitcointalk was kind enough to show support and a developer was found to take over the coin. Currently, Vootcoin is doing some great things, showing what a community can do to save a coin from a devastating end. Having reached a low of 60 satoshis, and

    VootCoin: A comeback with supporting developers

    | 2014/06/25 4:59 am
  • The first thing you need to know when speaking of Razor is what exactly TOR is. TOR is a software that enables online anonymity to hide a user’s location in anything concerning internet traffic. Mainly, TOR makes it harder for network activity to be tracked back to the user of the TOR network. You can find more information regarding TOR here. Back to the coin itself, Razor has a total coin amount of 2 million,

    Razor: A coin with TOR anonymity

    | 2014/06/22 10:23 pm
  • Exclusive Q&A with Joseph Fiscella : Florincoin and Decentralized Applications If you don’t know who Joseph Fiscella is, you’re in for a treat.  Joey, as he is primarily known as, is the  core developer for Florincoin, and all the following decentralized applications that have come along with it. First we have Florincoin Q&A , which will discuss the coin, and  we will then transition over to the three decentralized applications Joey is also working on.

    Exclusive Q&A with Joseph Fiscella : Florincoin and Decentralized Applications

    | 2014/06/22 6:03 pm
  • Man my job sure is awesome. First I got to talk Chris Higgins, a major person behind Coined as well as an author for Mental Floss. Today I talk to Nikolas Gauvreau, creator of the project and Kickstarter. Taken from the Kickstarter, VoidSpace is a twitch-based MMORPG set in a sandboxed world called The Void that you can play on any modern computing device. The top-down style is similar to Escape Velocity Nova except you

    Exclusive Q&A with Voidspace: MMORPG with Dogecoin Intergration!

    | 2014/06/20 2:54 pm
  • Back before I had a calling to bitcoinist, I was a freelance writer (still am, to an extent) that would write just about everything. That’s where I met Chris Ray, the developer and founder of this coin. So to help kick off the start of his new coin, he came in for a Q&A. The following is the conversation that happened between us. 1. Little Info about you?  I am from Utah USA, studied a little

    Activecoin: Exclusive Q&A

    | 2014/06/20 12:30 am
  • Hitbtc, the most technologically advanced exchange on the market, is pleased to announce the addition of full functionality for Dogecoin from today, June 16. Hitbtc offers customers the ability to trade both fiat and cryptocurrencies in complete confidence on a state-of-the-art platform. Already on offer are USD and EUR, as well as Bitcoin and Litecoin, but following the result of users’ votes, Dogecoin is now being implemented, allowing users to trade with the same great

    Hitbtc announces the addition of Dogecoin

    | 2014/06/18 7:17 am
  • Genesis Mining, as per own words world’s leading scrypt hashpower provider, just announced to support DarkCoin as user payout currency and LiteCoin implementation into their payment system! DarkCoin implemented using their unique autotrading techniques where the user’s hashpower will mine the most profitable scrypt coin and have it exchanged to DarkCoin. Genesis Mining is using this technique very successful for BTC already. With their implementation of the possibility to pay the contracts with LiteCoin also,

    Now you can mine DarkCoin on Genesis Mining!

    | 2014/06/17 12:00 pm
  • According to Gridcoins website It is estimated that the Bitcoin network is currently using in excess of 76,000MWh a day of electricity on hashing sha256 alone. What Gridcoin wants to do is taken even if it’s a little portion of that essentially wasted resources and put it towards distributed computing (BOINC) which would benefit a wide variety of fields of studies such as medicine, biology, climatology, mathematics, and astrophysics, just to name a few. It

    Gridcoin: POW for BOINC

    | 2014/06/16 12:00 pm