• Technology plays an ever-important role in the daily lives of everyday consumers. But not just consumers can benefit from technological innovation, as companies stand to gain a lot from embracing these new tools. A recent study of British businesses indicated there is a major interest in harnessing technology, which could yield up to nearly £100bn a year. Also read: Understanding FinTech – What is it And Why Do We Need It? Don’t Fight Technology, Embrace

    UK Businesses Keen on Embracing New Technology – What About Bitcoin?

    | 2015/10/19 4:55 am
  • Apple Pay has been touted as one of the most revolutionary mobile payment forms of the past 12 months. Despite a ton of marketing efforts, hype, and integration by thousands of merchants around the world, the platform has not been without flaws. In fact, most users are still not sure whether or not Apple Pay is a favorable option. Running out of phone battery makes the entire payment utterly useless. Also read: Understanding FinTech –

    Apple Pay Stumbles After Initial Support – Bitcoin A Major Competitor

    | 2015/10/18 5:33 am
  • SnapSwap is a company that launched in 2012 and established an international headquarters in Luxembourg this year. Recently, SnapSwap announced on October 12th that they have been granted a license to provide services as a regulated payment institution by the Minister of Finance of the Grand DUchyof Luxembourg. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with CryptoGames.IO and is not responsible for its products and/or services. The license is

    SnapSwap First Company to Obtain BitLicense in Europe!

    | 2015/10/17 3:00 pm
  • Bit4X is a company launched in 2012 and has now grown to become a leading platform for trading everything from high liquidity forex to other crypto markets with Bitcoin. Featuring 41 currency pairs, 12 commodities, 12 indices, 10 stocks, leverage up to 1:500, and integrating with MetaTrader 4, Bit4X is a platform that appeals to amateur and professional traders alike. Another significant fact about Bit4X is the lack of KYC/AML verification, with many traders appreciating

    Bit4X Launches New Backend & Referral System with 100% commissions!

    | 2015/10/16 3:00 pm
  • Pakistan is an emerging market for both financial and technological innovation. The sharing economy is gaining ground in this country, as an Uber-like service for tuk-tuks has launched in Pakistan. Travly is making a name for itself, as Pakistan’s traffic and limited public transport are a thorn in the side of individuals and companies alike. Also read: October 17: The First Blockchain Hackathon In Greece Travly – Ride-Sharing for Tuk-tuks In the Western world, transportation

    Travly Combines Ride-Sharing and Tuk-tuks – Huge Bitcoin Potential

    | 2015/10/16 5:33 am
  • VodaNet is a company known for selling vacation packages at cheaper rates than the competitors. In an attempt to boost sale and attract more clients, Voda has announced they will be accepting Bitcoin as payment. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with VodaNet and is not responsible for its products and/or services. The company is based on the direct selling or multi-level marketing business model and has used

    VodaNet Adds Bitcoin, Buy a Vacation with Bitcoin!

    | 2015/10/14 3:00 pm
  • GoPro is proving to be a different company than most people had ever imagined. Not only does GoPro make some of the world’s most commonly used camera hardware, but they are also planning to pay users if the company can use their footage. GoPro Awards, as this new system is called, and will serve as a year-round program. Also read: Uber Data Breach Proves Blockchain Model Needed GoPro Pays Consumers Up To US$5m Per Year

    How Bitcoin Will Make GoPro Awards Even Better

    | 2015/10/14 12:38 pm
  • After facing a fair amount of backlash over the past few months, Uber has [finally] decided to revamp their driver app. The main goal of this decision is improving driver earnings, as well as improve rider satisfaction. Furthermore, the updated Partner app will now display more valuable information for drivers to make more money while driving people around. Also read: 3D Hubs Facilitate Local Production of Industrial-Grade 3D Printing Uber Updates Partner App, Still No

    Uber Partner App Update Still Doesn’t Include Bitcoin Payments

    | 2015/10/13 12:43 pm
  • Blockchain technology has the potential to drastically change the way business is done, mainly in accounting and contracts. Large businesses make contracts on a daily basis. Contract law is a wide field of study and essential to understanding how to run a successful business. What happens if the other party breaches a contract? Does a contract need to be in writing to be legally binding? These are things business owners and decision makers need to

    Bitcoin in Business: Smart Contracts

    | 2015/10/13 12:00 pm
  • Startups are the next hot commodity when it comes to investing in people – and projects – that could become the next Google, Facebook, Twitter, or Uber. However, all of those startups are in need of funding, and that money has to come from somewhere. Young startups based in the US can rejoice, as AngelList announced a new US$400m fund, backed by one of China’s largest private equity firms. Also read: Wynd Creates Modular Restaurant

    Chinese Investors Bank on US Startups – Good News For Bitcoin

    | 2015/10/13 8:33 am
  • Food delivery services are a convenient form of feeding yourself after a hectic day. French startup Wynd is taking things one step further, by offering a service that combined discovering new restaurants, with a way to order your favorite, and pay for everything within one and the same ecosystem. In a way, Wynd disrupts the traditional chain of command in which restaurants rely on major software vendors to create a custom-tailored solution. Also read: You

    Wynd Creates Modular Restaurant Software Solution – Huge Potential For Bitcoin

    | 2015/10/12 12:51 pm
  • London, October 12, 2015 — Binary options by Bitplutos are a new and anonymous alternative for Bitcoin investors. You can earn up to 85% profits on a correct prediction even when the exchange rate drops! As humans, we make binary decisions all the time as a matter of survival. Should you touch that hot stove or not? NO! Will Bitcoin continue to rise against the USD in the next day? YES or NO? If you

    You Can Earn Up to 85% Even if The Bitcoin Rate Drops at Bitplutos

    | 2015/10/12 9:29 am
  • Many people interested in Bitcoin have a less than optimistic view about the health of the global economy. This skepticism — in some cases pessimism — is fueled by a controversial business cycle theory that is fairly popular in Bitcoin circles. This theory holds that the easy money created by central and fractional reserve banks induce entrepreneurs to embark upon projects that are are not actually profitable. This action sparks a series of events, in

    What will Happen to Bitcoin when the Economy goes Bust?

    | 2015/10/10 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin is in a unique place right now, it has the ability to help businesses increase their revenue and decreases transaction fees paid for point-of-sale transactions. Many businesses have started to accept Bitcoin payments for goods and services, but many still don’t — despite the number of Bitcoin payment processing companies that allow businesses to convert Bitcoin to fiat currency instantly to avoid market fluctuations. So why do most businesses in the world still continue

    Bitcoin in Business: Why don’t most Businesses Accept Digital Currency?

    | 2015/10/07 8:00 am
  • Lionsgate, a leader in the entertainment industry, has announced that they have partnered with GoCoin to integrate Bitcoin payments on their online shop for DVD and Blu-ray discs. Customers that pay with Bitcoin will receive a 25% discount on their orders during the special limited time promotion. In addition to online sales, Lionsgate is also considering the addition of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology into merchandising activities. Lionsgate had total revenue of $2.6 billion in 2014. 

    Lionsgate now Accepts Bitcoin on Online Store

    | 2015/10/06 5:41 pm
  • The holiday shopping seasons is almost upon us once again, and everyday consumers are more determined than ever before to secure some special discounts or deals. Buying something for friends, family, or loved ones, has become part of the holiday seasons, but that doesn’t mean deals and discounts become less important; More importantly, can Bitcoin play any major role in the “bargain” holiday shopping this year? Also read: Bitcoin Is Superior To Cashless Systems Used

    Bitcoin Can Be A Gamechanger During The Holiday Shopping Season

    | 2015/10/05 12:20 pm
  • On October 2 the National Bank of Ukraine warned regional banks and executives of the certain risks using virtual currency. This comes after previous warnings in 2014 with the financial institution giving similar warnings. Due to the Bitcoin conference in Kiev many in the banking community have seen a surge of interest in the digital currency. This newly found enthusiasm can be seen with many participants at conferences and meetings held amongst the Ukrainian banking

    Ukraine’s National Bank Warns About Bitcoin

    | 2015/10/04 7:30 am
  • A society without physical money is already becoming very apparent in our world. Most people do not use cash or checks like they used to 20 years ago. Currently, there is only 8% of hard physical cash represented in the world, and the rest of our money is pure digits. It’s not hard to see that this is a reality as people use mobile banking, debit cards, and online payments. People can go for quite

    Bitcoin Is Superior To Cashless Systems Used Today

    | 2015/10/03 8:34 pm
  • ERNIT is a piggy bank revamped for the modern world, where children are more likely to have smartphones in their hands than paper currency and coins. ERNIT took it upon themselves to make a classic savings tool relevant once again in an increasingly digital world, where payments are frequently made online. With the ability to deposit funds from credit, debit, as well as Bitcoin, ERNIT is a modern twist on the iconic piggy bank. I spoke to

    ERNIT Exclusive Interview: Piggy Bank with Bitcoin Support

    | 2015/10/03 8:00 am
  • Update: The source of the downtime seems to be an attack on a website (DolarToday) which was using CloudFlare. As a result, multiple sites, including bitcoin sites, were unavailable for hours earlier today. According to multiple complaints from Bitcoin users within Venezuela, the government of Venezuela has started blocking several known Bitcoin websites. The affected websites include Bitcoin exchanges, Bitcoin news sites, and also Bitcoin mining sites. The major ISP in Venezuela is CANTV, who

    Venezuela “Tests” Bitcoin Website Ban – Streisand Effect Incoming

    | 2015/10/01 2:13 pm
  • A total of six people has been arrested during police raids yesterday, which took place in The Netherlands and beyond. These police raids are a result of an ongoing investigation regarding money laundering with Bitcoin, a service offered by several individual residing in the Rotterdam area. Bitcoin’s PR problem has gotten slightly worse yet again by the look of things. Also read: Bitcoin Criminals Target Australian Financial Sector Guaranteeing Total Anonymity While Exchanging Bitcoin It

    Dutch Police Arrests Three People in Bitcoin Money Laundering Investigation

    | 2015/10/01 5:22 am
  • When it comes down to figuring out the next logical step in the evolution of our society, there are a lot of different factors to take into consideration. One thing most rational people will agree on, however, is that there is a clear need for developers and engineers. Economists, on the other hand, are not required for the time being, as humans are perfectly capable of making their own decisions. Bitcoin is a clear example

    Society Values Engineers More Than Economists – Bitcoin Adoption Will Benefit

    | 2015/09/30 12:59 pm