• The Philippines, as you know is full of cryptocurrency startups and activity , such as Rebit for sending money online, to the recent partnership of Dragonpay and BuyBitcoin opening up 12,000 locations where Bitcoin can be bought. So it wasn’t long until a cryptocurrency paid tribute to the Philippines. Meet PHCoin. In the process of making this article, I have talked to many people on the PHCoin team, and they are all very excited to see

    PHCoin: Crypto for the Philippines

    | 2014/07/09 12:30 am
  • Minerals is a coin with the X11 algorithm and a total of 30 million PoW coins. The PoW phase lasts 7 days, and afterwards, PoS begins with an interest rate of 5%. Other than this, something very important is the lack of a premine or IPO which I find to be a good thing. The big thing that catches my eye about Minerals is the lack of a premine, even more so considering how much

    Minerals: Innovation at its Finest?

    | 2014/07/08 7:42 am
  • Bitcoin approaches 10k? According to this image taken from a reddit post a trade was made on the exchange CampBX in the BTC/USD market, where someone bought Bitcoin(s) for the price of $9799, then dropping back to $800, and slowly regressing back to the normal price of around $660 currently at time of writing. No one knows why the trade went through in the first place, but many on reddit are speculating that it was

    News Summary: July 6- 12

    | 2014/07/07 4:59 am
  • 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
  • Roxcoin was released just a few days ago, and it was a ninja launch. Therefore, not much hashpower was directed to it in a short period of time. The ninja launch lasted 24 hours due to a incredibly fast PoW phase which only lasted a day. RoxCoin runs on the X11 algorithm with a total of 4.5 million mined during the PoW phase. Now, what seperates this coin from the usual mediocre stock? They claim

    RoxCoin: Will promises be kept?

    | 2014/07/03 3:59 am
  • 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
  •  Bitmain is proud to announce the sale of AntMiner S3 for 0.75 BTC each to include International shipping.  S3 is hashing at 478 GH/s while consumes 366 Watt power from the wall. AntMiner S3 is the third generation Bitcoin mining rig made by Bitmain. It uses the state of the art BM1382 chip powered by the 28nm tech process with ultra-low power consumption, targeting the best combination of power efficiency and low capital expenditure for

    AntMiner S3 for sales shipping starts from July 10th

    | 2014/06/30 5:21 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • OrangeCoin is a PoW/PoS coin that was released 3 weeks ago. It works with a 2 week mining phase, which has elapsed, and has a total coin count of 200 million.  OrangeCoin can be bought at Bittrex at the moment at around 300 satoshi. I would also like to note that it is in cryptsy voting as well at the 6th position which is fairly good. The OrangeCoin team has been pushing towards having their

    OrangeCoin: A Community and a Working Developer

    | 2014/05/27 10:22 pm
  • Introduction Appcoins. What a great way to fund an open source project, right? The idea began with Mastercoin, but seems to have jumped from there to become its own meme. You just create an app, and then make it less convenient by creating a cryptocurrency (or “appcoin”) that is required to use it, some of which you sell to investors to pay for development of the app. There’s no way that couldn’t work! It’s just like selling

    Appcoins Are Fraudulent

    | 2014/05/24 3:30 pm
  • Logos, allows businesses, NGOs, universities, communities and miners to “mine” Logos for the ecosystem   Isle of Man, 21 May 2014 – Logos, the new generation currency, launches today with its desktop wallet for Windows, Mac an Linux systems. Unlike crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, Logos are not just created through transaction verification (“mining”). Logos are created by businesses, NGOs, universities and communities applying for and receiving funding for development, integration, marketing, environmental and charity projects. Transaction verification is

    Logos, the new crypto-currency

    | 2014/05/22 10:32 am
  • Coinfinance.com is a new analytical and informative website about bitcoins and alternative cryptocurrencies, such as Litecoin, DogeCoin, and AuraCoin. The platform currently supports 353 cryptocurrencies. The provided data allows visitors to have a clear outlook on an economy, based on bitcoin. The website is simple and clear to read and explore, where its front page has a chart that details the evolution of bitcoin’s price and compares it to the most popular exchange websites. It also includes

    CoinFinance Debuts Its New Website

    | 2014/05/07 12:17 pm