• Coinsetter is a New York City, venture capital financed bitcoin exchange that is dedicated to making bitcoin safe and reliable for active users. Recently the exchange introduced new features to its professional Platform. Also Read: Coinsetter Acquires CaVirtex Bitcoin Exchange in Expansion Operating since 2012, the company offers a transparent and institutional exchange with professional trading features and an easy to use platform. Coinsetter, recently announced the release of what is, by far, the most

    Interview with Coinsetter Chief Executive Jaron Lukasiewicz

    | 2015/07/19 12:00 pm
  • In our Bitcoin Breaking News Brief article yesterday, it was mentioned how the ProxyHam Box will not be revealed after all. As sad as the news was to some privacy enthusiasts, there are quite a lot of alternatives available. In fact, most of these devices can be constructed by the end users themselves, with a little hands-on mentality. Also read: ProxyHam Box, A Privacy Protection Tool That Will Never See The Light of Day ProxyGambit

    Remotely Proxied Internet Connectivity To Boost Bitcoin Adoption in Oppressive Nations?

    | 2015/07/19 8:00 am
  • Apple Pay has been touted as one of the most innovative ways to pay with a mobile device. Whether or not that will be the case, remains to be seen. But ever since Apple Pay launched in the United Kingdom, it is causing issues with the London Underground. Using Apple Pay will put the user at risk of being overcharged for their journey, which not exactly how this system is supposed to work. Also read:

    Apple Pay Users in London Double-charged for Public Transport, Bitcoin A Superior Alternative

    | 2015/07/18 12:00 pm
  • London based Exchange Indacoin has launched China UnionPay (CUP) payments that will allow users from China buy bitcoins & litecoins with their banking card. The minimum amount is 10$ and the maximum is 2000$ per transaction. Bitcoinist readers can add the funds via CUP without any fees till the end of July. To use that option just create a ticket with the following text: BitcoinistCUP bonus”. Indacoin not only offers the service for buying bitcoins

    London based Exchange Indacoin has launched China UnionPay (CUP) payments

    | 2015/07/17 3:15 pm
  • Coinbelly is a company focused on Bitcoin information; with a blockchain, news aggregator, and price charts, Bitcoin users will have no problem following transactions, Bitcoin price, or Bitcoin news. Coinbelly takes it one step further with their hardware wallet, allowing you to keep your Bitcoins safe. I’m here today with Alexander Kent from Coinbelly.   Also read: Social Media Plays Pivotal Role in Bitcoin Media Consumption   Can you tell me what Coinbelly is trying to

    Exclusive Interview with Alexander Kent of Coinbelly

    | 2015/07/17 12:00 pm
  • The Digital Currency Council (DCC) supports the development of best-in-class professional practices in the digital currency economy through training, certification, as well as connectivity with peers and prospective clients, has entered into a partnership with the Chamber of Digital Commerce (“Chamber”) to strengthen the advocacy and education efforts for the digital asset and digital currency industry. Also Read: Chamber of Digital Commerce Launches New Site, Announces Advisory Board The DCC, which has members from leading professionals

    Chamber of Digital Commerce and DCC Partner to Promote Digital Currencies

    | 2015/07/16 9:00 am
  • Photo sharing is one of the most often used tools of our society these days. Whether it’s through social media or just sharing pictures with friends and family, we love nothing more than sharing our memories with others. That being said, a lot of sensitive information is stored inside shares photos, which not everyone is aware of. Yik Yak may have the solution to that problem, albeit there are some rules to adhere to. Yik

    Decentralized Messaging App Yik Yak Announces Anonymous Photo Sharing While Collecting User Data

    | 2015/07/16 7:05 am
  • Jonathan Levine Gallery, one of the more prestigious art galleries in New York City, is now accepting cryptocurrency payments in the form of Dash (Digital Cash). The choice for digital currency payments was made due to their instantaneous transactions and ease-of-use, compared to dealing with cash payments or bank transfers. Jonathan Levine Gallery – Dedicated To The Avantgarde The name Jonathan Levine Gallery is renowned in the New York area, as underground art with a

    Jonathan Levine Gallery Now Accepting Dash Payments

    | 2015/07/15 5:02 am
  • [ezcol_1quarter]★★★/5 Director: Torsten Hoffmann, Micheal Watchulonis Documentary Running Time: 60 minutes [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end]The subject of money is undoubtedly a source of enigmatic confusion. Many people have covered it, from economic professors, to bloggers and authors; even Ira Glass on NPR. But Bitcoin continues to feed confusion over what it is, how it got here, and whether or not it could change money in our lifetime. Director Torsten Hoffmann breaks out into the world of money with his

    Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It (2015) Film Review

    | 2015/07/15 1:00 am
  • Though CoinRoyale is not the only Bitcoin casino, it is definitely a contender for the top spot in terms of providing a high-end gambling experience. This Bitcoin-based casino is such a good bet for players that in a very short span of time, its popularity has exploded. Also read: UK to Address Illegal Gambling Activities Disclaimer: Bitcoinist is not affiliated with CoinRoyale and is not responsible for its goods and/or services. Brick-and-mortar casinos are facing a

    CoinRoyale Proves that Bitcoin is the Best Bet for Gamblers

    | 2015/07/14 2:00 pm
  • Backpage says “screw off” to squeamish credit card companies Visa and MasterCard by dropping fees for adult ads and announcing that it is going to accept all digital currencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin. Some estimates say Backpage’s acceptance could open up a $100m (£64m) opportunity for Bitcoin, since it is one of the site’s only remaining payment options. Also read: Dream Lover: Models Sending Pictures for Bitcoin This decision came as Visa and MasterCard cut

    Backpage Accepts Bitcoin as Visa, MasterCard Set Embargos

    | 2015/07/13 6:00 pm
  • As more companies become aware of Bitcoin, as well as the potency of its underlying blockchain technology, the more they are integrating the technologies into product solutions offering new levels of efficiency never seen before. Also Read: United Airlines Flights Grounded Due to Centralized System Failure By taking a more decentralized approach, catastrophic system failures can be prevented, and companies will benefit from a more robust infrastructure, among other things. Since decentralized networks do not have a

    GAHC to Integrate Blockchain Technology in Arbitration Division

    | 2015/07/12 2:00 pm
  • In a recent article about Hacking Team, we mentioned how this collective recently became the target of a hack themselves. More and more details regarding their activity is surfacing on a daily basis, and apparently selling exploits to Hacker Team can be done via email. Even though the person involved demanded a wire transfer payment for the entire sum, he could’ve used Bitcoin as well. Also read: BitX Launches Operations in Nigeria as Part of

    Deal Between Tovis and Hacking Team Shows Why Bitcoin Is Not Used By Hackers Directly

    | 2015/07/10 6:37 pm
  • Last week, Coinay announced that Spanish Bitcoin enthusiasts can use its vouchers to buy Bitcoin in their neighborhoods. Bitcoinist, followed the story further and interviewed Dolf Diederichsen, CEO & co-founder of Coinay, to learn about this Bitcoin voucher solution. Also read: Is Bitcoin Better Than Gold? Part Four: Politics Tell us more about “Buy Bitcoin in neighborhood”? Dolf Diederichsen: Coinay enables consumers in Spain to walk into a nearby shop (for example, a computer store)

    Exclusive Interview With Dolf Diederichsen, Coinay CEO

    | 2015/07/10 8:00 am
  • AltQuick, a BitQuick offshoot, has announced that it will begin offering users the option to purchase altcoins using fiat through local banks and credit unions.  By offering this option for altcoins, the company is opening up another facet of cryptocurrencies to more people. Also Read: ShapeShift.io Refutes BitLicense, Halts Services in New York Area One of the most important aspects of this offer is the fact that AltQuick is using the Shapeshift API on the back

    AltQuick Offers Users Option to Buy Altcoins With Cash Deposits

    | 2015/07/08 3:00 pm
  • BitX has been building a global cryptocurrency platform that provides Bitcoin products and services — like wallets, exchanges, merchant integration, and APIs — to consumers, businesses, and developers, particularly in emerging markets. The company’s latest decision to launch operations in Nigeria marks another venture into an emerging market. Also read: BitX Takes its Bitcoin Services to Indonesia Headquartered in Singapore, BitX’s decision to launch its services in Nigeria is aimed at exploiting Bitcoin’s potential in Africa’s

    BitX Launches Operations in Nigeria as Part of Global Plan

    | 2015/07/08 8:00 am
  • Decentralized Taxi Service, Uber, has confirmed that they have been working on integrating Bitcoin payments and will soon launch the update. Uber has taken the transportation industry by storm since their launch a few years ago. By allowing drivers to pick their own hours and work as free lancers for the company, Uber has quickly grown to be a very popular option for many urban areas. Uber, much like Bitcoin, empowers the users and allows

    Uber Confirms That They are Working on Bitcoin Integration

    | 2015/07/08 7:48 am
  • Politics dominates much of the Bitcoin vs. gold debate. Bitcoin enthusiasts often speculate on how the digital currency can undermine the state, fostering individual economic liberty for society at large. On the other hand, Bitcoin skeptics worry about the currency enabling their political enemies to gain a financial advantage. For example, Bitcoin-friendly political candidates can draw in single-interest voters from all demographics — from both the left and right — by taking a strong and

    Is Bitcoin Better Than Gold? Part Four: Politics

    | 2015/07/07 8:00 am
  • A recent article by Forbes shows that Frontline Media Publications have started accepting the fact that Bitcoin is emerging as a leading option to help remittance market not just reduce cost but increase speed as well. Also Read: BitPesa Expands Bitcoin Remittance Service to Tanzania The blog post says: The global economy spent approximately $44 billion last year on fees for remittances. Remittances—money sent from one country to another—most often goes to low-income households and is

    Bitcoin is Transforming the Remittance Market Around the World

    | 2015/07/05 2:00 pm
  • When internet connectivity finally starts to go mainstream in underbanked and unbanked regions, such as Africa, Bitcoin could greatly benefit from that. However, Kenyan government officials are attempting to regulate public Wi-Fi access by requiring users to register with the government. Also read: BitPesa Expands Bitcoin Remittance Service to Tanzania The Fight Against Cybercrime in Kenya It goes without saying that giving people free access to public WiFi without them providing some form of identification

    Kenya Public Wi-Fi Access Will Require Users to Register Devices With Government

    | 2015/07/03 4:03 pm
  • In an announcement, online booking service Hotelgo24.com says it is offering free Bitcoins for the customers who book hotel rooms with it. The company provides the services to customers from all around the world and brings a wide range of accommodation options to suit all tastes. Also Read:  Bitcoin to Play a Key Role in Denmark’s Cash-Free Economy? Hotelgo24.com that guarantees hotel rooms at the lowest possible price, as well as Bitcoin cash back up

    Booking a room with Hotelgo24.com Can Get Customers Free Bitcoins

    | 2015/07/03 3:45 am
  • Greece, one of the world’s regions that was known for ratio, philosophy and mathematics in the ancient world is under siege. These days, Greece and the lending/repayment actions are daily in the news. A lot of people are getting worked up about the EU, the European central bank, Germany, Belgium, lending policies etc. and “the poor Greek people”. To understand the EU viewpoints on Greece, just or not, and Greece itself we will have to

    Greece, Europe and Bitcoin.

    | 2015/07/02 2:00 pm