• 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
  • 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 definitely do more often, and as an attempt for improvement, we hereby present you some of our latest accomplishments. We hope that this will only make you want to know more!  Price Reduction- This is simply incredible. We have never thought it will

    Genesis Mining- the World’s leading hashpower provider- What’s new?

    | 2014/07/25 2:08 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
  • eUtopium is a coin which is currently in a crowdfunding period, more of a IPO in my eyes, but consider it whatever you want to consider it as. eUtopium will start out with a proof of work phase that will last a year running on the NIST5 algorithm. The reason for this is because it is more energy efficient, which causes less heat production and consequently, a lower load on the computer’s processing power. Once

    eUtopium: An aim towards Education

    | 2014/07/24 4:42 am
  • 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
  • UROcoin does not need an introduction by any means, but for those who have not heard of it. URO is a coin running on the X11 algorithm with a 1m total within the first three months. Whats interesting however, is the fact that they want to back urea at 1 uro to 1 metric tonne of urea which is a difficult task indeed. Here is an interview regarding the steps they have taken to reach

    Interview with URO Developers

    | 2014/07/18 9:34 pm
  • New York City Attempts to Shut Down Bitcoin Ben Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services at the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced on reddit today New York’s proposed new regulatory framework for virtual currencies. The regulations will be formally published in the July 23, 2014 edition of the New York State Register – which starts a 45-day public comment period. A copy is available here on the DFS website. A summary of

    New York City Attempts to Shut Down Bitcoin

    | 2014/07/17 7:59 pm
  • 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
  • Exclusive Interview with the communications and Marketing responsible for Cryptonote Platform You may have already heard about innovative CryptoNote platform and its reference code Bytecoin (BCN), the first currency said to have truly anonymous transactions and egalitarian CPU mining only. Cryptonote technology is based on ring signatures, differs from Bitcoin source code completely and is already being discussed by the community. On July 4th Bytecoin celebrated its 2nd anniversary and we took this opportunity to

    Exclusive Interview with Bytecoin and Cryptonote Platform

    | 2014/07/10 9:19 pm
  • 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
  • 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