• In recent years, we have seen a noticeable trend in the world of video games. Or to be more precise, in the market of console games, where as much as two in three games are sold as “digital only”. If this trend continues, there will no longer be boxed versions of games to be found on shelves within a few short years from now. Also read: Bitstarz Casino Partners With FENgaming! Physical Game Copies On The

    Console Games Shift to “Digital Only”, Payment Methods To Do The Same?

    | 2015/06/13 5:35 pm
  • Combined, smartphones and bitcoin have created a whole new vehicle for sending and receiving money. With the widespread use of smartphones and the increasing popularity of bitcoin, it is not surprising the two have found a way to compliment each other. In fact, smartphones are poised to drive anonymous bitcoin transactions in a massive way. Also Read: Polychemy’s Necklaces Transfer Bitcoin Without Phones Welcome to the digital age. With a quick snap of a smartphone camera, QR

    Smartphones and QR Codes to Drive Bitcoin Transactions

    | 2015/06/13 3:00 pm
  • If you haven’t heard about bitcoin, the new digital currency is making its way into our “wallets” and people are finding creative uses for it. People can now send and receive money anonymously without leaving a paper trail. The new digital currency is rapidly changing the way we transact and live. It may also have some unforeseen social realities. Could bitcoin make having an affair easier? Also Read: Dream Lover: Models Sending Pictures for Bitcoin Most people

    Bitcoin Could Make it Easier to Have an Affair

    | 2015/06/12 8:00 am
  • The Bitcoin regulation in New York will be affecting many digital currency companies for quite some time to come. And by the looks of it, one company is already halting all of their services in the state of New York, as a protest against the BitLicense regulation. ShapeShift feels the time has come to take a stand against this “immoral and unethical” regulation of Bitcoin. Also read: New York’s BitLicense Faces Competition From Rand Paul

    ShapeShift.io Refutes BitLicense, Halts Services in New York Area

    | 2015/06/11 6:38 pm
  • Bitcoin and the adult history seem to go well together in recent years, as multiple websites have started accepting digital currency payments. The latest major adult brand to join the fray is LiveJasmin, one of the biggest porn websites in the world offering live webcams and special adult shows. And they are attracting a whole new crowd who will gladly pay for a subscription with Bitcoin. Also read: Dream Lover: Models Sending Pictures for Bitcoin

    Adult Website LiveJasmin Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments

    | 2015/06/11 2:25 pm
  • Stripe is an online dashboard that allows business owners to organize and manage their payments. The service offers a variety of features, including “storing cards and processing subscriptions to power marketplaces and everything in between.” Additionally, Stripe allows users to accept international payments, supporting over 100 currencies, including Bitcoin. Now, Stripe is launching an iPhone app, allowing users to manage their payments on the go. Also read: Stellar and Stripe Speak at the Future of

    Stripe Launches Mobile App, Could Bitcoin be a Better Alternative?

    | 2015/06/10 9:39 pm
  • Bitcoin businesses have been getting a lot of attention in recent months. Some of that new attention can be attributed to massive VC funding flowing into the world of digital currency. If this trend continues, the Bitcoin industry will surpass the $1 billion USD mark in VC funding will be passed before the end of the year. Also read: CleverCoin Incubated by Boost VC: Exclusive Interview Solving A Critical Issue There are two critical issues

    Bitcoin Capital Raises $1,297,460 in Crowdfunding Campaign

    | 2015/06/10 7:22 am
  • BitExchange has announced its “University Bitcoin ATM Program,” an initiative to spread Bitcoin adoption on university campuses. The company believes that educating university students about Bitcoin and getting them to use the digital currency is an important step in making Bitcoin a popular currency.  Also read: Robocoin’s Romit Software: Become a Bitcoin ATM The ATMs BitExchange will provide are the new BitFlash ATMs, the one-way ATM with a simple, 3 step process for getting Bitcoin. According to BitExchange,

    BitExchange Hopes to Increase University Bitcoin Acceptance

    | 2015/06/08 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin can be used in various countries around the world just about any item or service you want to, depending on how you are looking to spend your digital currency. While most of the focus is on the Western countries, the Czech Republic is seeing an interesting trend in terms of Bitcoin awareness and adoption. Also read: WBTCB Brings Bitcoin to 8,000 Czech terminals Czech Republic – Over 100 Merchants & 55,000 Wallet Downloads According

    Bitcoin Adoption Picking Up in Czech Republic

    | 2015/06/08 6:52 pm
  • An easy way to get more people acquainted with Bitcoin is through encouraging non-profit organizations to accept Bitcoin donations. Bitcoin dramatically reduces transaction costs, which would allow non-profits to use more of their resources in advancing their causes. Also read: Charity Coin is the First “Proof of Donation” Crypto-Currency This is where Bitcoin provider, Cubits, and non-profit fundraising service Wikando come into place. In a new partnership, Cubits and Wikando aim to bring Bitcoin to the

    Cubits-Wikando Partnership Expands Charity Bitcoin Acceptance

    | 2015/06/07 8:00 am
  • For Bitcoiners, Purse.io seems to be one of the best options for spending Bitcoin for goods, as Amazon carries almost anything you would want to buy. In addition to the ability to spend Bitcoin on Amazon products, Purse.io allows you to choose a discount rate between 1-50%. However, since Purse acts as an escrow service, it is extremely unlikely that you will be able to get a 50% discount on anything. In past transactions with

    Purse.io: Purse Instant and Choose Your Discount Review

    | 2015/06/06 5:26 am
  • Many Bitcoin enthusiasts around the world are keeping a close eye on the developments being made in the mobile payments industry. Cashless transactions are on the rise in several countries around the world, and the shifting paradigm leaves the door open for alternative payment methods to gain a foothold. While Apple Pay may seem to be a strong contender, a recent security vulnerability may have you think twice about using it. And that gives Bitcoin

    iOS Vulnerability Spoofs Apple Pay, Bitcoin the Better Option?

    | 2015/06/05 9:40 pm
  • Brilliant minds around the worth are continually exploring the options and possibilities associated with Bitcoin technology. One of the things where Bitcoin could play a major role is in the world of finance, as digital currency works the same way around the world, regardless of any country borders. Could micro-financing become a future use case for Bitcoin? Let’s find out. Also read: Kraken Introduces Margin Trading Bitcoin Is Suitable for Peer-to-peer Lending It is not

    ProudSource Puts New Spin on Bitcoin Peer-to-peer Lending

    | 2015/06/05 8:00 am
  • Trust is a component in both gold currency and Bitcoin, although working in two fundamentally different ways. With gold, trust is almost always required, be it in mining, minting, or banking. On the other hand, with Bitcoin, mandatory trust only enters the equation with a centralized mining network. All other trust requirements with Bitcoin occur when an individual voluntarily gives a company or other person control over his or her coins. Also read: Is Bitcoin Better

    Is Bitcoin Better Than Gold? Part Two: Trust

    | 2015/06/04 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoin is often advertised as an anonymous digital currency that offers a high level of user privacy. People can hide their identities behind a wallet address, and generate additional addresses if needed. But is Bitcoin as anonymous and privacy-centric as uneducated people assume? The answers might surprise you. Also Read: All About: The Blockchain Part Six Anonymity vs. Pseudonymity Right now, there is a decent level of customer privacy in business. But it only exists

    Bitcoin is Not Anonymous and Lacks Privacy

    | 2015/06/04 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin is a great way to move money around the world, and it is also a movement that wants to decentralize all services. However, the digital currency has not been embraced fully just yet, due to identity and reputation management, which could not be decentralized up until now. Trust remains an important factor, and people don’t trust decentralized platforms just yet. One of Bitcoin’s positive aspects is that there will be no disputes when things need

    Bitrated to Bring Reputation to the World of Bitcoin

    | 2015/06/03 7:00 pm
  • In New Jersey, two legislators have brought a bill to the state legislature (A4478) that will create a regulatory framework for Bitcoin-related companies. Both the legislators and some in the Bitcoin community have touted the bill as a positive step towards bringing the cryptocurrency to the mainstream. Also read: 12charge Allows You to Pay for Utilities and More With Bitcoin A4478, alternatively titled the “Digital Currency Jobs Creation Act,” was introduced with the purpose of

    Legislators to Introduce Pro-Bitcoin Bill in New Jersey

    | 2015/06/03 3:00 pm
  • Editor’s note: This article contains links that may be NSFW. Click at your own risk.  Bitcoin enables users to keep a certain level of anonymity when conducting business on the internet. When buying items from someone in a digital form, there is no need to disclose any of your personal information. When it comes to online gaming or gambling, Bitcoin allows people to game without leaving evidence on credit card statements. Now, Dream Lover allows

    Dream Lover: Models Sending Pictures for Bitcoin

    | 2015/06/02 8:00 am
  • Extending the uses of digital currencies should be the main goal for the digital currency community at this point in time. To help achieve this goal, companies like 12charge.com are hard at work in order to ensure that they come up with exciting ideas, meant to broaden the amount of people who use Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with 12charge and is not

    12charge Allows You to Pay for Utilities and More With Bitcoin

    | 2015/05/31 6:00 pm
  • Earlier today, I had the chance to speak with several merchants accepting Bitcoin payments for a while now. My main concern was whether or Bitcoin is being used by customers on a regular basis, and if so, whether or not there were any noticeable trends occurring. I did learn one thing though, Bitcoin is fine in terms of supporting merchants but needs to convince everyday users to work with digital currency. Also read: Ghent Bitcoincity:

    Bitcoin Usage Low Due To Disinterest From Consumers (Op-Ed)

    | 2015/05/29 7:00 pm
  • ChainPay has been covering a lot of ground in the five short months since its launch. Most recently, ChainPay has reached a partnership with Payment Goblin, allowing customers of Payment Goblin to accept Bitcoin with no changes to branding. Also read: James Carter of AltXE Discusses ChainPay Specializing in enabling merchants to accept Bitcoin, ChainPay allows companies to accept Bitcoin in a seamless fashion by supporting most e-Commerce packages (like Shopify and Magneto) or by using its API to

    ChainPay Partners With Payment Goblin, Users Can Accept Bitcoin

    | 2015/05/28 11:59 pm
  • Roger Ver nicknamed Bitcoin Jesus, an early American investor in Bitcoin at Coyote WallStreet, and Peter Smith of Blockchain will be the keynote speakers at Pioneers Festival, Europe’s major conference for tomorrow’s ideas. The event brings together the smartest startups with corporations, media and investors eager to support the next big thing. Also read: MasterCard Send: New P2P System Offers Near-Instant Transfers The organizers of Pioneer Festival inform that more than 1,600 startups from 90+

    Roger Ver and Peter Smith of Blockchain to be Keynote Speakers at Pioneers Festival

    | 2015/05/28 9:34 pm
  • The United Kingdom, is often one of the friendlier places when it comes to Bitcoin legality, especially when compared to US regulation, such as the New York BitLicense. Citi, a global banking and financial corporation, recommended that the UK take its acceptance one step further with the creation of a UK cryptocurrency. Also Read:Are Wall Street and The Banks Trying to Circumvent the Bitcoin Blockchain? In a document submitted by Citi to the British government, Citi

    Citi Suggests UK Government Create its Own Digital Currency

    | 2015/05/27 7:00 pm