• 2 April 2016 – The Ethereum community has voiced its concerns about the legitimacy and functionality of ride sharing app Arcade City in an AMA with its founder, Christopher David. The AMA follows a medium post from one of his previous associates accusing David of being a fraudster that has since been taken down, and the AMA seems to be doing little to address concerns surrounding the fraud accusations, and raises more questions as to

    Arcade City AMA Raises Questions, Red Flags

    | 2016/04/02 10:25 pm
  •   Syscoin, the first cryptocurrency built specifically for the needs of online merchants and marketplaces, has released its eagerly awaited Final 2.0 Beta version, the final step toward the release of its main net release in April, said Sebastien DiMichele, Syscoin spokesperson.  Anticipation of this development, coupled with last month’s announcement that it had been chosen by Microsoft for its BaaS service, Azure, has increased both volume, making it a top ten coin on several exchanges, and

    Syscoin Releases Final 2.0 Beta, Cuts Supply by More than Half

    | 2016/04/02 1:00 pm
  • Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, March 31, 2016 — Voxelus, the world’s first end-to-end virtual reality content creation platform and marketplace, today announced that its eagerly awaited “app store for VR content” marketplace is live, featuring completely free-to-play and free-to-download content through April 19.  Premium VR content, created by the community of more than 70,000 developers and artists who have downloaded the Voxelus Creator since its introduction at Oculus Connect, will go on sale with the launch

    Voxelus Marketplace & Voxel Cryptocurrency Go Live

    | 2016/04/02 11:42 am
  • 1 April 2016 – Vatican City may be the first sovereign Nation to deploy a decentralized cryptocurrency, ahead of China, Japan, Ecuador and the UK, according to talk at the Bitcoin Generation Roma Meetup. Pope Francis is widely regarded as a progressive religious leader. He’s made several moves to “bring Catholicism into the 21st century” including an interest in changing “archaic” practices regarding celibacy in the priesthood and bans on divorce. This recent revelation will

    Vatican Slated as First State Adopters of Cryptocurrency

    | 2016/04/01 1:54 pm
  • During the last couple of months, a good number of startups have witnessed massive growth as a direct response to the investments they managed to secure. Stratumn may be another one of those startups, recently securing a €600,000 investment.  Also read: Former BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem went to jail one year ago today Stratumn secures €600,000 investment Recently, Stratumn, a blockchain developer platform has managed to raise a total of 600,000 euros following a fundraising round led

    Paris-based startup Stratumn secures €600,000 investment

    | 2016/04/01 12:15 pm
  • Bitcoin companies expanding their services across borders will help to get the digital currency into the hands of as many people as possible. Coincheck, Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange which recently added an Ethereum trading pair as well, is expanding their service on a global scale. Anyone living inside or outside of Japan can now trade Bitcoin and Ether for JPY with their credit card or international bank transfer. Also read: net-ARB and BTCJam Fallout Highlights

    Coincheck Offers Global JPY Trading Market For Bitcoin and Ethereum

    | 2016/04/01 4:00 am
  • There seems to be no love lost between central banks and companies active in the world of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. But at the same time, Cashila is the world’s first Bitcoin payment processor with a license by a Central Bank, showing there is a way to bridge the gap between both sides of the financial sector. The new service offered by this company lets users buy, sell, and store Ethereum in a quick and

    Cashila Announces Convenient Buy and Sell Feature For Ethereum

    | 2016/03/31 3:35 am
  • 30 March 2016 – This month leaves us some interesting trends in the cryptocurrency market, With Bitcoin remaining solidly above $400 USD coming out of last month’s bullish run, scraping $399 just once on the sixth and averaging day-to-day around $415. This despite a plateau in hashpower on the network, likely in anticipation of the coming halving and problems with core scaling development. Even more fascinating, though, is the explosive price increase of Ethereum, increasing

    Monthly Price Trends Show BTC Stagnation, Ethereum’s Long Hold Viability

    | 2016/03/30 5:18 am
  • Sollywood believes it can achieve its goals of disrupting the $200 billion Cable TV industry by leveraging blockchain technology. With its “market-driven platform fuelled by its own digital currency Sollars and $ense,” Sollywood is ready to march ahead, recently announcing its creation on BitcoinTalk. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. Disrupting

    Sollywood Aims to Disrupt Traditional Cable TV With Blockchain

    | 2016/03/26 1:00 pm
  • Up-and-Coming dApps platform Lisk has closed its crowdfunding campaign, successfully raising 14,000 bitcoins. This sum is worth approximately $5.7 million USD, making this campaign the 2nd most successful cryptocurrency crowd-fund to date. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. Lisk ICO Concludes: Over $5 Million Raised Lisk aims to provide a decentralized

    Lisk Closes ICO, Raises Over $5M in Bitcoin

    | 2016/03/25 4:06 pm
  • San Francisco CA. March 18, 2016 — Tendermint, a next generation blockchain architecture that moves beyond limiting and monolithic token-based/bitcoin-like systems, is one of the latest added to Microsoft’s exploding suite of blockchain and related tools and applications as part of the tech giant’s Azure Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Tendermint Being Added to Microsoft Azure

    Tendermint Added to Microsoft Azure Platform

    | 2016/03/18 1:00 pm
  • C-bit is an “exact clone” of Bitcoin Core .12 with one small modification aimed at ending the block size debate. This Core clone has a 2MB block size built into the source code. Developers say that this native 2MB block size “negates the need for a Bitcoin Core Hard Fork.” Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible

    C-bit: Bitcoin Core .12 ‘Clone’ Aims to End Block Size Debate

    | 2016/03/17 1:00 pm
  • OpenLedger has announced “the world’s first Decentralized Conglomerate,” based on BitShares “Bitcoin 3.0” technology. This “conglomerate” allow organizations to invest in each other and share profits in a “fully decentralized manner.” Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. OpenLedger’s ‘Decentralized Conglomerate’ The announcement of this launch follows news of BitShares officially going

    OpenLedger Creates First ‘Decentralized Conglomerate’

    | 2016/03/16 6:00 pm
  • Genesis Mining reports that the profitability on their Ether cloud mining contracts is soaring amid rising Ether prices in recent weeks. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. Genesis Mining’s Bullish Sentiments Paying Off Launched in December 2015, the Genesis’ Ether mining contracts are seeing “rapid ROI,” as the number of Ether

    Genesis Mining Ether Contracts See Explosion in ROI

    | 2016/03/16 1:03 pm
  • Ethereum has been getting a lot of attention in recent times, and there are plenty of digital currency enthusiasts figuring out a way to mine this currency with their computer. One of the things to keep in mind when mining any form of digital currency is figuring out whether or not it will be profitable. The newly released mining profitability calculator by Cryptocompare will provide valuable insights to those looking to mine Ethereum, Bitcoin, Litecoin,

    Cryptocompare Unveils Mining Profitability Calculator For Ethereum and Bitcoin

    | 2016/03/15 11:24 am
  • Interesting things are happening in the Bitcoin world, as Xapo has officially renounced their partnership with Blockstream. Even though both companies have seen eye-to-eye in the past, times have certainly changed, and the way forward for Blockstream does not stroke with how Xapo sees the future of Bitcoin. Could this be the first of many different partnership breakups between Blockstream and major companies in the Bitcoin industry. Also read: Ethereum Market Cap Reaches One Billion

    Xapo President Ted Rogers Blasts Blockstream And Mentions Ethereum

    | 2016/03/13 8:49 am
  • 12 March 2016 – Ethereum hit a major milestone early this morning, reaching a market cap of  1 Billion US Dollars at around 3:15am GMT. Ethereum has enjoyed explosive growth since announcement of the “Homestead” beta phase of development, with a 22% jump in active nodes in a single day, and steady growth since. Ethereum has been the second most traded Cryptocurrency for over a month, but reaching this critical milestone puts Ethereum at a

    Ethereum Market Cap Reaches One Billion US Dollars

    | 2016/03/12 7:19 pm
  • HashFlare is announcing one year Ethereum cloud mining contracts with no maintenance fees. The company says that, after signing up for a free account, their new Ethereum mining contracts offer the best value on the market. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. HashFlare Offers Lifetime Cloud Mining Contracts HashFlare allows customers

    HashFlare Offering One-Year Ethereum Mining Contracts

    | 2016/03/10 4:00 pm
  • During the last couple of months, Ethereum has been quickly gaining pace, and is situated on the road to success, especially considering the fact that the world’s first Ethereum ATM is now live. Also read: How Bitcoin Miners have lost their interest in the block size debate The First Ethereum ATM Is Now Live In a recent blog post published on the Ether Camp website, the developers explained how the ATM came to be. To

    Developers Announce the Very First Ethereum ATM

    | 2016/03/10 11:39 am
  • The Bloggers’ Club 500 is the latest project from the OBITS and BTSR initiatives, and it has recently reached a significant milestone. The Club reports that it has given out over 100 bitcoin worth of digital currency to its writers, who have contributed to the Club. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not responsible for the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or

    Bloggers’ Club 500: 11 Bitcoins Paid out so Far

    | 2016/03/08 3:00 pm
  • The concept of decentralized applications is gaining a lot of exposure and attention over the past few weeks. So much even that Lisk, a decentralized applications and sidechain platform, is organizing a competition to get the digital currency community involved. Even the Lisk developers could use a bit of inspiration and a helping hand as to what the community wants them to develop over the coming years months, and the best DAPPs ideas will be

    Lisk Announces DAPPs Contest And Prizes

    | 2016/03/08 10:53 am
  • On the Ethereum sub-Reddit on Sunday, discussion ignited over the limitations of Ethereum and challenges in building the system; a sobering and valuable counterpoint to the increasing and common fanaticizing of the project. Over the past 2 years, the Ethereum project has been largely met with optimism and excitement within the cryptocurrency community.  With increasing attention due to the governance issues in the Bitcoin development community as well as the staggering 1110.5% increase in the price of

    Ethereum Development Discussion Brings Reality Check

    | 2016/03/08 6:00 am
  • Last week, the Omni Foundation announced the release of the OmniDex 1.0, a trustless cryptocurrency exchange. The Omni Foundation claims that their exchange is the first of its kind, bringing truly-decentralized trading through a platform that “has no human component.” The purpose of this exchange is secure and trustless trading; OmniDex wants people to be able to buy and sell without getting “Goxxed.” Also read: Visa Is Looking for Blockchain Developers OmniDex: Trustless Cryptocurrency Exchange

    OmniDex: Keeping You From Getting Goxxed?

    | 2016/03/05 6:00 am