There is currently a special bitcoin project being conducted in Denmark. Coinify is teaming up with Danish journalist Elías Christian Lundström for their experiment; can someone live for a month only using Bitcoin? “Coinify is working toward mainstreaming Bitcoin. We believe in Bitcoin as a real, everyday currency that can be used by the general public. This meant that we had to create an audacious experiment to show the general public that using Bitcoin for
A.I. Coin is taking blockchain technology to a new level of performance and intelligence. The promising new currency features enhanced block-chain security, instant payment transactions, lower fees, and greater efficiency. The product of eight years of research in artificial intelligence, A.I. Coin is one of the first digital currencies to utilize artificial intelligence. The A.I. Coin Project is Proof-of-Stake (POS) – 21 million coins will be minted. Also Read: Is NeuCoin the Strongest Altcoin Opening in 2015
Factom is a data layer for the blockchain that allows users to permanently secure documents and even whole business processes. The Factom technology is especially compelling for those who want to build trust with users by providing complete transparency and real-time auditability of their systems, while at the same time maintaining user privacy.
Coinprism, in a recent blog post, has announced the support of cold storage for TREZOR on its platform. Coinprism is the first Bitcoin 2.0 platform to integrate cold storage. This launch brings new things to both Bitcoin 2.0 applications as well as the Coinprism wallet itself. First, users will now be able to store colored assets in cold storage. Second, users will be able to link their spending to their TREZOR devices. Users of Coinprism and
Bitwage is announcing that it will be partnering with Xapo, a bitcoin debit card provider, to release the Bitwage International Debit card. This international payroll debit card service is the first of its kind. Also Read: Xapo Announces Free Multi-Signature Deep Cold Storage; Five Private Keys Generated Offline and Scattered Across the World This debit card will allow employees and contractors using Bitwage’s bitcoin payroll service to withdraw United States Dollars, Euros, and British
Colored Coins is an advanced application of Bitcoin’s blockchain. The protocol is considered to have Bitcoin 2.0 properties, as it expands the use of Bitcoin’s blockchain. Colored Coins are tokens that are marked to represent real world assets. They can be used to prove ownership of cars, real estate, precious metals, etc., and are pretty easy to issue. While there aren’t very many cryptocurrencies that are Colored Coins, the ones that are colored offer some interesting
UPDATE: In this article we used a picture from blockchain.info which has been deleted! The company Blockchain and its products have nothing to do with what the author writes in this article! However it might caused confusion as we included their picture before. We are sorry for this misunderstanding! Bitcoin critics often make the clame that “crypto-based technology has nothing to contribute to the everyday world.” It seems like demonizing digital currency is a zealous fetish of theirs, while blatantly ignoring the
Navajo Coin recently announced that they will be releasing a new wallet enabling full anonymous transactions. The Navajo Developer team has been working on a new technology that will turn their coin into a fully secure anonymous crypto currency.
Coinapult announced that they have had their hot bitcoin wallet compromised. The amount of BTC they said is 150 coins. The hack comes on the heels of their deal with Factom. Bitcoinist covered the news on their deal. Also Read: Factom Partners With Coinapult As It Preps Software Sale From the article about their working with Factom. Coinapult CEO, Ira Miller, had the following to say: Coinapult melds trustless, blockchain-based tokens like Bitcoin with
Avalon has a storied name in the Bitcoin ASIC Mining industry. As one of the first companies to produce and ship ASIC gear, they had several models that were excellent sellers. Simple to use and powerful at the same time. Other manufacturers have stepped up in power and performance since those days. Canaan Creative CO., LTD the company behind the current Avalon name released not too long ago the Avalon 4.1 Bitcoin ASIC miner. The
Coinapult and Factom have struck a strategic partnership! As part of the collaboration, Coinapult will leverage Factom’s technology to enhance their transparency efforts, and Factom will use Coinapult as an important part of hedging value collected during its factoid software sale. Also read: Tradle and Factom: Delivering Blockchain Economies Of Scale Peter Kirby, President of Factom, commented on the partnership, stating: Factom’s immutable ledger technology can help Coinapult create more transparent and accountable records to serve their customers
The 2015 Texas Bitcoin Conference will showcase a keynote delivered by George Gilder, who will discuss themes from his upcoming book, Bitcoin & Gold: Information Theory of Money. The conference will take place March 27 through 29 at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin. In his 17th book: Bitcoin & Gold: Information Theory of Money, Gilder advances his view of the existence of a disconnection between the needs of players in the global financial markets
Tradle and Factom have partnered to deliver connected, blockchain-based economies of scale. This collaboration will leverage Tradle’s supply chain model with Factom’s data layer on the blockchain to provide organizations in the finance, manufacturing, distribution, and wholesale industries with the efficient means of verifying processes and coordinating activities. Also read: Factom And Tether Announce Partnership David Johnston, Chairman of the Factom Foundation Board of Directors, commented on the partnership, stating: “We are excited that Tradle has chosen Factom
Recently, I discovered a cool new service that allows anyone to verify an idea, document, or file on Bitcoin’s blockchain. Bitproof is one of the first companies to expand on the idea of document storage within the blockchain, one of the many uses of Bitcoin 2.0, the next generation of blockchain functionality. Disclaimer: The author has no relation with Bitproof.io Bitproof is one of many companies participating in the Boost VC incubator in Silicon Valley. Boost VC
Silicon Valley startup 21 Inc., a company that’s managed to stay in the shadows, for the most part, announced it has raised $116 million in venture funding. Formally known as 21e6, 21 Inc. raised the most funding by any startup in the digital-currency sector, based on data from Coindesk. Two years ago under the name 21e6, the company was able to raise $5 million in venture capital. 21 Inc Emerges From The Shadows Silicon Valley
While I was attending the Inside Bitcoins Berlin conference over the past few days, all of the event’s guests were treated to a surprise announcement made by the people over at Block Verify. This unexpected intermezzo had everything to do with using the blockchain technology in such a way that can benefit each and every one of us : combating counterfeit products and goods. Block Verify believes the blockchain holds the technology needed to combat
MapOfCoins.com On first glance, Map of Coins is the coolest thing ever done in an internet browser. It provides a visual representation of the many forks of Bitcoin that have come about over the years. A lot of the stuff that’s easily forgotten in the day-to-day, endless onslaught of new altcoins – that are often essentially nothing more than rebranded forks of successful projects – is easy to remember thanks to MOC. For instance, the first
Louise Hogarth, an Academy Award winning Director and Producer is preparing a new documentary describing the process of paying wages to rural crafters in Bitcoin. With this project, Louise intends to support and bring attention upon one of the poorest communities in Africa.
Freedom of speech and free expression is in its real sense Decentralization. Freedom of speech is more important now than ever. The intervention of the State and Law is widely expanding. The access to free speech and free expression allows the dynamics of so-called Democratic Societies through the manifestation of individuality in public space dominance. However, what we see today is a control imposition from the Society against the individual.
While people mainly hear about Trezor, a hardware Bitcoin wallet, there are alternatives. For example, take a look at Ledger. Ledger is a more affordable wallet, which is around .13 BTC and plugs into a PC; it is controlled via a Chrome Browser extension. It signs transactions and can access your wallet, even under the worst possible scenario where PC is infected with malware or key loggers. Ledger’s website touts secure transactions even on a fully
The Internet technologies facilitated the emergence of a broad range of business opportunities along the appearance of several new industries. It also brought the chance to long-established industries to re-invent themselves and introduce new services and solutions that weren’t simply possible before. One of the industry’s that got along real fine was the Radio industry.
BitPay is one of the best well-known payment processors for Bitcoin and the second leading payment service provider in the world. The company operates with the peer-to-peer virtual currency Bitcoin and is capable of providing its customers access to an almost free and instantaneous transactions payment method from anywhere in the world with no risk of fraud or chargeback.
Campus Party is an annual technology festival where thousands of “campuseros” (hackers, developers, gamers and geeks) equipped with laptops camp on-site and immerse themselves in a truly unique environment.