• Warnings against the usage of Bitcoin are nothing new in the for Bitcoin enthusiasts, and the recent statement by the Minnesota Commerce Commissioner is not mentioning anything the world hasn’t heard before. The recent “manhunt” to identify Satoshi Nakamoto – the creator of Bitcoin and blockchain technology – showcased the popular digital currency’s mystery aspect. That doesn’t mean Bitcoin buyers should be worried about anything just yet, though. Also read: New KnCMiner Data Center Will

    Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman Warns About Bitcoin

    | 2015/12/13 11:56 am
  • The third annual Latin American Bitcoin Conference takes place this week in the beautiful and bustling Mexico City on December 4th and 5th. Also read: PNC Bank Plastic Card Issue Shows Why The World Needs Bitcoin With over forty speakers, some of the world’s most influential bitcoiners will discuss technology behind Bitcoin, and give advice to startups, opine on the pace of global Bitcoin adoptions, merchant tools, nation state-related compliance and more. Bitcoin Industry Leaders

    Latin American Bitcoin Conference 2015 Brings Digital Currency to Mexico City

    | 2015/12/04 5:28 pm
  • There is no denying how Bitcoin is becoming more and more popular, despite stern warnings from central banks around the world. While Bitcoin may pose a risk due to it not being controlled by banks or authorities, that is also one of the selling points of this popular digital currency. Mainstream adoption is still a little while away, the there is a growing demand and respect for what bitcoin is trying to achieve.   Also

    Digital Currency Is Slowly Winning The Popularity Contest

    | 2015/11/30 4:34 am
  • Contrary to popular belief, Bitcoin is not the preferred currency to fund terrorist attacks. Due to its open ledger accountability and not offering any form of anonymity whatsoever, Bitcoin transactions can easily be tracked from origin to recipient. The main threat comes from insufficient dirty money regulation, especially as far as the UK is concerned. Also read: The Political Bitcoin Crackdown Cash Is Anonymous; Bitcoin Is Not Laundering money is a serious threat to countries

    Lacksidasical AML Efforts Help Fund Terrorist Attacks – Bitcoin Not To Blame

    | 2015/11/23 5:35 am
  • Bitcoiners like to make a habit of fanatically praising the relatively obscure concept of peer-to-peer computing. The enthusiasm for this fledgling idea is driven by the potential of P2P technology to change the very face of market interaction. The key to this radical development is technological decentralization. Decentralization is the process of dispersing powers or functions away from a central point to a network of independent parts. Also read: Overstock Employees Kept Safe With Gold,

    Monetize All the Things: Making P2P Work in the Real World

    | 2015/11/19 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin Meetups present an excellent opportunity for digital currency enthusiasts to meet up with other like-minded people. Bitcoin users are often criticized for being socially awkward, and how they spent too much time on a computer to earn fake internet money. Nothing could be further from the truth, however, and the Shenzhen Bitcoin community is getting ready for their first ever Meetup event next week. Also read: Revolutionizing the Casino Industry with Bitcoin The First

    Shenzhen’s First Bitcoin Meetup Takes Place November 21

    | 2015/11/14 8:09 am
  • There are plenty of topics related to either Bitcoin or the blockchain that need to be discussed in a public forum. While there are several places dedicated to allowing for these types of conversation, free speech is not always appreciated and encouraged. As the cream of the crop of Bitcoin industry experts comes together to create massive Bitcoin AMA session on the new Bitcoin.com forum, things finally seem to be heading in the right direction. Also read: eCoin.eu

    Be Part of the Biggest Bitcoin AMA Event In History!

    | 2015/11/09 8:00 am
  • No matter how you want to look at things, the everyday consumer seems to be keen on wasting a fair bit of money month over month. Or to be more precise, state-run gambling options, such as a national lottery, are gaining in popularity. People are so eager to win that “huge lump of cash” at some point in their life. But what makes the national lottery more appealing than buying Bitcoin? Also read: The Final

    Stacking The Odds – Winning The Lottery Jackpot or Investing in Bitcoin

    | 2015/11/09 8:00 am
  • Discussions about changing the dynamic code that runs the Bitcoin blockchain should constantly be happening. Over the course of the past year, the talks of changing the block size have been an overwhelming topic of conversation. There have been some pretty stubborn people when it comes to changing the protocols code, and this is not to say that forking the code is the right step. There has been censorship and subsequently has created a rift

    Bitcoin: Discussing Code Changes Is Half The Battle

    | 2015/11/03 8:00 am
  • The BitUnit Foundation is holding a Bitcoin blockchain conference in Accra, Ghana, in the region of Dansoman, on November 28, 2015. The group will introduce to attendees the importance of the digital currency and its underlying technology. Founder Richmond Asumin, also known as “Colours,” teamed up with local friends to create entrepreneurs in the African market, and gravitated to cryptocurrency education. Promoting Bitcoin was the natural choice for the young group, who wishes to eradicate disease and

    BitUnit Foundation to Host Bitcoin Conference in Ghana

    | 2015/10/27 8:00 am
  • 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
  • The Hellenic Bitcoin Community (HBC) is hosting its first Blockchain Hackathon in Athens, Greece on October 17, 2015. The Chainthon — as it’s called — will be hosted at Orange Grove (Leoforos Vasileos Konstantinou 5), offering a fun-filled coding experience and discussions for everyone involved. The theme of the event is called “We Hack Crisis,” derived from the economic crisis happening in the region. Also read: How Bitcoin will Make GoPro Awards Even Better The HBC

    October 17: The First Blockchain Hackathon In Greece

    | 2015/10/15 8:00 am
  • BlockChainGroup.io is a new company in the Bitcoin industry that looks to be taking on the difficult task of making blockchain analytics easier and providing more information. They have been coding from the ground up a new way to search and corollate the data the blockchain provides. The Bitcoin blockchain contains all the data of every transaction right from the genesis block. This data and the connections of transactions contain a wealth of data. While

    BlockChainGroup.io President Shone Anstey on new Bitcoin Blockchain Analytics Engine

    | 2015/10/08 8:00 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
  •  As well as advice for beginners, Bitcoin.com has a news section a rapidly growing forum, buy bitcoins page and bitcoin wallets page where anyone can choose from all types of wallets or buy bitcoins from trusted exchanges. Built on the Ultimate Bitcoin domain name newly launched Bitcoin.com aims to become the most comprehensive Bitcoin portal in the world. Bitcoin’s first angel investor Roger Ver is pleased to announce Bitcoin.com; an innovative collaborative platform for both

    Official Launch of Bitcoin.com Forum and News Platform

    | 2015/09/29 3:34 am
  • Bitcoin and the underlying technology of the blockchain has become a pretty important invention of our time. The cryptocurrency application itself has given us a sketch of new meanings that apply to money and mediums of exchange. The blockchain can house and transact with unlimited amounts of valued assets through its publicly distributed ledger, and among these valuable building blocks is unforgeable data. This data can lead to incredible concepts produced by the blockchains transparency

    Blockchain Identity: Solving the Global Identification Crisis

    | 2015/09/27 8:00 am
  • When the word “Bitcoin” is spoken, it invokes a strong sense of novelty. It is a new idea, a concept so foreign, so different from anything that has ever existed, that people have trouble compartmentalizing the idea in their minds. The initial reaction towards finding out about Bitcoin or even hearing it is different for each individual. It just might have something to do with intelligence. It’s not a stretch to believe that the average

    The Bitcoin Question: Buy Now or Cry Later?

    | 2015/09/25 3:00 pm
  • The world of finance and banking has not seen much innovation over the past 50-60 years. Money has stayed the same over the decades albeit there might be a different King or Queen on banknotes and coins. The biggest financial innovation in the banking sector today — in the UK at last —  is the fact that 20 GBP notes will no longer be printed on paper, but will make the switch to polymer. Also

    20 GBP Note Goes Polymer, Competitors Embrace Blockchain Technology

    | 2015/09/24 12:00 pm
  • Reinvent.Money is an upcoming conference taking place at Erasmus University in Rotterdam this weekend. During this one-day event, the future of our monetary system will take center stage. Entrepreneurs and industry experts from all corners of the financial world will share their ideas and vision for the future. Bitcoin and blockchain technology will be a hot topic of conversation during this conference. Also read: Money 20/20 – The Venetian, Las Vegas – October 25-28, 2015

    Reinvent.Money Takes Place September 26 In Rotterdam

    | 2015/09/24 9:27 am
  • Ledger (not to be confused with the hardware wallet company) aims to be the first of its kind: a bitcoin-only scholarly journal. Ledger plans on publishing original research articles exclusively about cryptocurrency and cryptocurrency-related topics, such as mathematics, politics, and economics, to name a few. Also read: Tim Draper’s Startup U Should Focus More on Bitcoin “Ledger aims to encourage greater involvement by academics in cryptocurrency and foster a culture of rigorous analysis and peer-review

    Ledger: First Scholarly Bitcoin Journal Invites Authors

    | 2015/09/24 8:00 am
  • Tim Draper has become one of the biggest names in the Bitcoin world in recent years. After successfully placing the highest bid on the first batch of Bitcoins seized and sold by the FBI during the shutdown of Silk Road, Tim Draper has become synonymous with price predictions and Draper University , a startup accelerator. Also read: Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Bitcoin Price Rockets, FinTech Industry Stirs Draper University Center of Focus in ABC’s “Startup

    Tim Draper’s Startup U Should Focus More On Bitcoin

    | 2015/09/23 8:00 am
  • The online payment space is evolving at an accelerated pace, and the competition among payment processors is heating up. While there is a lot of focus on conquering the mobile payment ecosystem, most of the money is still changing hands through websites and online platforms. Paypal-owned Braintree, which also allows for Bitcoin payments, expects to process $50 billion USD worth of transactions this year. Also read: BitNation’s Emergency Refugee Responds to Europe’s Lack of Union

    Braintree Expects $500b USD in Transactions, Bitcoin Volume Key?

    | 2015/09/21 12:00 pm