• It seemed with the ability to earn Bitcoin through selfies, buy bitcoin through a well designed exchange, and the ability to remit to the Philippines using bitcoin, Miguel had it pretty good over at Satoshi Citadel Industries, or SCI. Today I talked to them about Bills.Ninja, a service that allows people to pay for bills in the Philippines using Bitcoin. All bills are promised to be paid with in 24 hours, and only a PhP 30

    Bill Ninja: Pay Bills in the Phillipiines with Bitcoin!

    | 2014/09/03 2:25 pm
  • Modern scholars agree that one of the earliest systems of writing appeared in Sumer in the late 4th millennium BC as a way to keep account of inventories and record transactions. Humanity sure has come a long way from signing records on clay tablets. Now a new service called Blocksign allows anyone to sign legally binding documents and preserve records on the blockchain. This technology is very disruptive and has the potential to render notaries

    Exclusive interview with Blocksign – A New Way to Sign Documents

    | 2014/08/29 11:23 pm
  • We are pleased to announce that Genesis Mining is taking a giant leap forward and will offer Bitcoin mining contracts starting Friday, August 29th 2014. The new Bitcoin mining contracts will be introduced at very competitive prices starting at as little as $2.15 per GH/s. As usual, the pricing is transparent: there are no additional fees or hidden costs. Everything is integrated in the beautiful Genesis Mining interface. Marco Streng, the CEO of Genesis Mining,


    | 2014/08/28 11:32 am
  • Hungary’s first Bitcoin ATM is installed in Club Anker, a well known coffee house in downtown Budapest. A machine that changes Hungarian Forint banknotes to Bitcoin enables the promising popularity of the virtual currency to gain new ground. People who are afraid of personal deals or lack trust in online-only purchase have the chance to do it in a safe and tangible way. From now on, tourists and locals may exchange Hungarian Forints to Bitcoin

    First Hungarian Bitcoin-ATM debuts in downtown Budapest

    | 2014/08/25 8:45 pm
  • We mentioned ZobrZobr in an earlier article. If you don’t already know, they are a Bitcoin company that specializes in making shirts of various Bitcoin designs and allowing you to post a QR code with a Bitcoin address of your choice, which can be one that you supplied or a popular charity address. 1. What sparked the idea of ZobrZobr? Actually we were hanging out in a cafe with friends and talking about different Bitcoin

    ZobrZobr: Wear your Bitcoin QR!

    | 2014/08/22 11:07 pm
  • Chain.com is providing the best experience for developers, and venture capitalists are taking notice. Chain just raised 9.5 million dollars in a new round of funding led by Khosla Ventures, RRE Ventures, Thrive Capital, and SV Angel. Chain may only be a few months old, but it grew out of another company that had previous funding. Before, there were two groups working on making a bitcoin programming interface for developers. One of the groups was

    Chain: A Developer’s Dream

    | 2014/08/21 10:34 pm
  • Toronto, Canada: August 21, 2014 – SecuraCoin has launched the world’s first physical retail bitcoin trade network specializing in servicing money service businesses (MSBs) and other brick and mortar stores.  Providing top-level compliance training and software solutions to their Agents, SecuraCoin launched on August 20th with an initial network of locations focusing on the Greater Toronto Area in Canada. SecuraCoin, which provides its Agents the ability to Buy, Sell, Accept and BitZipp bitcoin (send to

    Physical bitcoin trade service provider SecuraCoin launches with multiple money service business locations catering to new and veteran users of digital currencies

    | 2014/08/21 3:14 pm
  • You may have heard of BetVIP on many other news sites,  I was lucky enough to talk to some people over at BetVIP, a site that claims to be the best Bitcoin Sportbook. 1. What is betVIP? BetVIP is the world’s first licensed Bitcoin sportsbook. If you fancy a bet on any sport from around the world using your Bitcoin then BetVIP.com is the place to do it! 2. What makes you different from other Bitcoin

    betVip: Exclusive Interview

    | 2014/08/21 2:14 am
  • Venezuela’s first Bitcoin exchange launches SurBitcoin is an online platform that allows Venezuelans the ability to buy and sell bitcoins using the bolivar. The Brothers  The exchange was started by two US-based Venezuelan exiles Kevin and Victor Charles. The idea began after meeting Rodrigo Souza, the head of the Brazilian company BlinkTrade – a decentralized open-sourced exchange. After speaking with the brothers, Rodrigo offered the brothers his open sourced software to start the Venezuelan exchange. Their company

    Bitcoin: Venezuela Launches Exchange

    | 2014/08/18 10:24 pm
  • If you want an automated way to convert a portion of your paycheck to Bitcoin, Paybits is just for you. PayBits is just exactly what I just went over, it is a service that allows you to send a portion of your paycheck that will automatically become converted to Bitcoin. 1.  What is the service you are offering? Paybits offers an employee-controlled payroll-to-bitcoin service. With Paybits any employee in any company can get some of their

    PayBits: Your Coin Your Way

    | 2014/08/17 9:52 pm
  • ASICRising, a German start-up is trying to find investors to produce a new high-performance microchip that it says would make bitcoin mining much cheaper and energy efficient. The process of mining is becoming increasingly expensive. While mining requires enormous amounts of energy to feed the computing power and cooling systems needed to get the hashing done, ASICRising happily says it has found a solution to this problem: an energy-efficient, low-voltage chip that together with specific

    ASICRising new Chip Halves Bitcoin Mining Energy

    | 2014/08/16 5:31 am
  • BTCGigs is a marketplace, but allows some delivery methods to be instant due Bitcoin’s transfer speeds. BTCGigs is simply a marketplace that exclusively deals with cryptocurrency, allowing people to post services, goods, and even “microjobs”, as they are so called. 1. What is BTCGigs? When did it get started? You’ve stumbled upon this post on the internet. Perhaps you are interested by the name or just want to know what you can do on BTCGigs.

    BTCGigs: Bitcoin Marketplace!

    | 2014/08/14 2:22 pm
  • Several users of LawAnswers an Australian online forum have been claiming to have paid over $10,000 to the Queensland-based crypto-currency exchange bitXoin for bitcoins they never received. From what we could find, it appears that bitXoin’s online shop is now closed. One of these affected users, Jamesq, says he lost 2500 AUD; he posted a letter email appearing to be from the bitXoin owners, acknowledging that there had been some problems and that they would

    Australian bitXoin exchange involved in a scandal

    | 2014/08/14 2:35 am
  • “Cryptocurrency will have a huge impact on Latin America. The most obvious impact for Mexico is the lower of costs to send money to and from the United States which is one of the most powerful remittance corridors in the world.Bitcoin is just the beginning of new opportunities in the digital currency realm.” –  Jesse Heaslip, BEX CEO The above quote pretty much sums up why Mexico especially is in such need of cryptocurrency integration.

    Coinbatch: Mexico Bitcoin exchange!

    | 2014/08/13 2:18 pm
  • Blockchain.info just reached 2 million wallet users, a historic landmark for the company and the bitcoin community. Blockchain was founded by UK developer Ben Reeves in 2011 making Blockchain a veteran business in the space. Within the last couple of weeks Blockchain has released a refreshed Android wallet and have reintroduced an iOS wallet on the app store which has surely helped them reach this 2 million mark. However, 2 million is a long way

    The Future of Blockchain.info

    | 2014/08/12 5:46 pm
  • Today we have Bitcoin Cloud Services, yet another cloud mining service. Let’s see what they have to bring to the table. 1.What inspired the idea for Bitcoin Cloud Services? I started mining back in 2011, but eventually due to the competitive nature of the Bitcoin network it got more difficult to get early access to hardware. With hardware delays from most of the manufacturers it became almost impossible to the average user to get involved

    Bitcoin Cloud Services: Exclusive Interview

    | 2014/08/09 8:44 pm
  • Xapo is a new company, with an ambitious goal. To make Bitcoin more widespread, through a similar interface, essentially a Visa card. It is a debit card that is funded with Bitcoin. I was lucky enough to get an early access card and take it for a spin myself. I talked to Ted Rogers, the Chief Strategy Officer over at Xapo regarding Xapo as a company and a little bit about them. 1. What sparked

    Interview with Xapo: Bitcoin debit card!

    | 2014/08/08 11:18 pm
  • Coinage is a new Bitcoin exchange coming from the same people that have brought you multiple Philippines services, more on that later. From the looks of it, Coinage is a professional exchange, promising liquidity, a secure and fast system, and more. it seems that they only charge a 1% fee on transactions as  well, making it attractive to traders. 1. What sparked the idea of Coinage? Being staunch believers in Bitcoin, it has always been

    Coinage.Ph: Philippines Bitcoin exchange!

    | 2014/08/07 2:32 am
  • Don’t spend your days watching bitcoin charts trying to find the best time to buy or sell, just get alerts. Many people complain about the volatility of bitcoin, but a good bitcoin alert tool allows you to turn volatility into opportunity. Coindera is a new bitcoin alert platform that monitors 100+ cryptocurrencies. Users can create all types of alerts: volume alerts, price alerts, regular alerts and even moving averages such as the EMA & SMA

    Coindera: Sell, Sell, Sell

    | 2014/08/06 8:34 pm
  • If you have done any mining in the past you know its hot and noisy. Usually alternatives are to either get cloud mining, or pay for someone to host your hardware. Both options are valid, and really intriguing if you have to pay an especially exorbitant electricity rate or just can’t stand the noise. Before we start, it is good to know where Genitrust is today. Genitrust is a company that helps companies, investors, and

    Hashing Plex Interview: Hosted Mining Services

    | 2014/08/06 2:50 pm
  • The draglet exchange has been one of the new exchanges that has developed advanced features supported by remarkable new technology and security concepts specifically designed to present the best solutions to bitcoin businesses and entrepreneurs. This made the exchange, the leading company in a new industry inside the crypto ecosystem; draglet was the first company to host and provide the necessary tools for any Business to open their own exchange. Bitcoinist had a chance to catch

    Interview with the Benjamin Bommhardt from draglet’s exchange

    | 2014/08/06 12:57 am
  • For people looking to sell houses, and for Bitcoins as well, MyCoinRealty is probably your best (and only option) at looking to sell a house for Bitcoin. The process of putting up a house for sale is both simple and free: Process of selling your home for Bitcoin 1. If you’d like to sell you home for Bitcoins just go to our contact page and provide your contact information, a description of your property, and

    MyCoinRealty: Sell houses for Bitcoin!

    | 2014/08/05 4:03 am
  • So far we have seen rapid movement in the crypto currency technological environment; there are some exchanges that stand out not just for their outstanding performance, but for their strong commitment to implement quality solutions and remarkable technological improvements. In the verge of this technological path we find the Draglet exchange. Draglet launched their Bitcoin Bootcamp on the 3rd of December last year, and in three months time they’ve raised about 900 users. The concept

    The Draglet exchange Reviewed

    | 2014/08/04 9:30 pm