The New Hampshire-based cryptocurrency start-up ziftrCOIN is excited to announce that ziftrCOINs will be listed on popular cryptocurrency exchanges Cryptsy and Melotic in 2015. This will happen when the coins are going to be released. Cryptsy will also work with ziftrCOIN to integrate with ziftrPAY, Ziftr’s secure API that enables retailers to accept all types of cryptocurrency in addition to credit card payments. Now what is this ziftrCOIN and who created it? ZiftrCOIN was created
There is a new idea out there, proposed by Shawn Wilkinson, Tome Boshevski & Josh Brandof, that if you have unused disk space on your HD that you should rent it out. It is a great idea and the concept may have a whole range of implementations. Let us take a closer look at what the 3 visionaries are exactly saying. The 3 guys describe their endeavor in the “white paper” as such: Storj is
Prior to their presale of cryptocurrency tokens, Ziftr was known as an internet browser add-on that assisted in finding the lowest prices across the web for whatever items users were looking to purchase. Earlier this year, they decided to expand their business by launching their own altcoin called ziftrCOIN. Due to its position in the retail market, the company believes they can leverage their authority to both their shoppers and retailers to try to convince
Giving to charities has been one of the highlighted use cases of crypto-currency. The Dogecoin community is known for its philanthropic campaigns; some of the world’s largest charities have started accepting Bitcoin donations as well. Now, there is Charitycoin, a crypto-currency designed to incentivize Bitcoin donations. “All donations can be instantly verified on the Blockchain. [Charitycoin’s] donation can also be verified on the JustGiving website, to ensure that your donation reaches the charity.“ Charitycoin.co.uk has
With PlayStation, Xbox and Oculus Rift bringing gaming and virtual reality closer to mainstream popularity, 2015 looks to be an enormous market for the virtual reality industry as a whole. In response, Vizor wants to expand their services. Deemed the “YouTube of Virtual Reality,” Vizor allows anyone to create virtual reality videos and host them on their site for others to enjoy. With the drive to expand, they needed an option to crowd fund an
Bitcoin seemed to stabilize around Christmas Eve around December 24th, but steadily decreased to a floor around $318, going back up to $330 and plummeting down to $310. As described in my last market analysis, I predicted this movement two weeks ago. People liquidating holdings for holiday cash, as shown by the massive sell-offs today. Since the end of November, we have fallen from a price of around $380 and reached a price of $318.73
Bitcoin startup, Bitnplay is developing a new and innovative bitcoin-only online poker platform that it expects to launch in early 2015. The company aims to use the bitcoin blockchain to usher in a new age of poker with a fair, secure, decentralized and friendly environment for all online poker players. Currently, online poker is constrained by the limitations of third-party risk, and the large-scale centralization of users’ funds, tied up in deposit accounts. Bitnplay plans to address this by using Bitcoin’s
Today we have a very interesting interview with the author of Bitshares 101, Max Wright. The release of Bitshares 101 happened last Thursday during which Bitshares was outlined. Bitshares is a community of independent Distributed Autonomous Company developers known as DAC. DAC is a free market company whose shares can be transferred from person to person over the internet without the use of a third party. Without further ado, the interview: In your words, what is
As we pointed out in our previous interviews with a lot of highly educated and important people inside the financial sector, the banks are looking at Bitcoin and its technology. Recently some banks have come forward into admitting that they are “looking into Bitcoin and the blockchain technology”. Among these banks are 3 Dutch banks: Rabo Bank, ING and ABN Amro. It is true that the Dutch government and financial oversight commissions have urged caution
December is the month of holiday spirits, looking back on the year, and drinking gluwein. Now don’t worry if you hate gluwein, there is always a choco loco. Yes you read it correctly choco loco. Here is how some people make it, but over here in most bars they just take hot chocolate and throw in some rum and some cream. Another tradition in this festive month is the “good intentions list for 2015.” In
There are many developments being made in the crypto-ecosystem aiming to overcome the problem of power inefficiency carried by Proof of Work algorithm hashing. The RaiBlocks project is one of those projects that stand out not just by introducing the network stacking PoS system and the quality of the innovative developments but also by the new concepts that the team is trying to introduce. Raiblocks has a very small team but is also a highly motivated team of developers with a strong will to introduce remarkable innovative changes.
With cryptocurrency gaining massive popularity and inching its way into the mainstream realm, a lot of people have their eyes on development. The technology is so new, fresh, and unknown that the possibilities for developers are almost endless. Because of this, though, developers are hard to find due to the challenges of the learning curve. The Altcoin Guys are trying to do away with the barrier of entry that is development. Instead of interested parties
The Vericoin Team has made a new press release announcing to the community and all the crypto enthusiasts that a new Developer has joined the Developer Team.
I recently had a chance to sit down and speak with Pavlo Tanasyuk, the man behind SpaceBIT, the first decentralized space company. SpaceBIT is a very ambitious project being run by an accomplished team. The SpaceBIT team consists of professionals from around the globe, from myriad industries, rather than just Bitcoin professionals. They know and understand that the blockchain is the real innovation and plan on using it and building on top of it. Their
tibdit is about to launch the world’s first digital bitcoin based micropayment system. This company has designed a new kind of micropayments service based on cryptocurrency technology, specifically designed for online service providers, online content and online shopping in a way that appeals to the general public. The tibdit platform app is designed to allow anonymous micropayments that are rechargeable using card payments in national currencies such as GBP, EUR and USD. A sheer number
The world of cryptocurrencies is in constant development and never ceases to amaze us; now, a new Project is soon to introduce a new feature that has the potential to shake the cryptocurrency development grounds and redefine the way we use our coins. Reversecoin is the World’s first cryptocurrency that allows users to reverse transactions. Reversecoin will give users the chance to reverse transactions within a configurable period of time while granting them full access at any time to their coin by a combination of the best online and offline wallet technology.
With the holidays coming around, many people are looking to purchase gifts, so some holiday cash is needed. The price slump Bitcoin and most of the cryptocurrency spectrum is experiencing right now should be temporary and was foreseen. History tends to repeat itself, so predicting trends are relatively easy. People always want extra cash around this time, so liquidation of assets is a popular choice. The only thing different this year is that Bitcoin is
Yes people it is that time of the year… again. People dashing around in search for that perfect gift. But what do we in the digital currency community do and where do we buy our gifts? Well here are some pointers and some reputable services that are available to the crypto enthusiast to still get those nice and beautiful presents to your loved ones. We know that waiting in line and shopping in over crowded
Bitcoin is not truly anonymous, and that opened up an opportunity for crypto currencies aiming to offer complete privacy and anonymity. Darkcoin was the first crypto currency to securely offer such features. The currency was launched on the 18th of January 2014, with the brand Xcoin but the creator, Evan Duffield, changed its name to Darkcoin a few days later. Darkcoin soon became popular and its growth became apparent right after the implementation of Darksend
Crypto Finance Analysis Consulting and CCEDK joined forces to create and make available the first Bitcoins hedge fund based on the Nxt Asset Exchange allowing people from the non crypto world to profit of its growth by buying shares directly with euros. The idea was to create a financial service to open a door to the crypto world to the average investor, because crypto currencies are too hard to understand, the market too volatile, and
What is your background Bob? I’m an executive entrepreneur with more than 29 years of experience creating, marketing, and selling products to consumer and business customers. Before Ziftr, I spent 11 years as President and EVP with PC Connection, a Fortune 1000 reseller of high tech equipment. I’ve done 6 startups to date, 2 IPOs and I hold multiple patents. I created Ziftr in 2008 and have assembled a team of about 35 talented software
While most of the Cryptocurrency market is down, one coin in particular has been moving a lot this week, in fact up 15% from the 11/22/2014 levels. The currency in regards, of course being Ripple. With a 24h volume of over 2 and a half million dollars, Ripples price per coin slowly approaches $0.015 per Ripple, which is impressive, considering total supply is 99,999,979,958 XRP. This price increase and subsequently market capitalization increase, of course,
There is some gossip around saying Pokerstars is preparing to start accepting Bitcoin has a payment method in their site. Pokerstars is currently the most used poker gambling application around the world; a large number of the poker community members use Bitcoin regularly, and if the major online poker provider starts to accept Bitcoin it would be great news.