• Creating a paper wallet is one of the most secure ways of securing and storing digital currency. As these funds are kept offline, there is no chance of the wallet being hacked through traditional means. On the other hand paper, wallets can get stolen, end up lost, or damaged by either fire or water. That isn’t keeping people from printing these paper wallets, though, and the PiperWallet is a nifty – albeit expensive-  tool to

    PiperWallet Bitcoin Paper Wallet Printer Available Exclusively Through Purse Merchants

    | 2015/11/19 1:08 pm
  • Trying to revolutionize the concept of Bitcoin wallets is not an easy task these days. Consumers want convenience over anything else, yet t is not easy to come up with new and innovative features while keeping things user-friendly.  But none of that is keeping people from coming up with crazy and revolutionary ideas to revamp the whole Bitcoin wallet concept. Also read: Plutus: Contactless Payments The Bitcoin Way The Bitcoin Biowallet – High-Level Security and

    The Concept of Creating a Bitcoin Biowallet

    | 2015/11/11 4:01 am
  • On October 28th, 2015, BitGo, a digital asset security platform, is set to launch the first-of-its kind automated, open source Key Recovery Service (KRS) software for provisioning cold backup keys. BitGo has stated that this new KRS offering is part of their commitment to providing the most secure digital asset vault in the world while also ensuring wallet users maintain control of their digital assets.   Also Read: BitGo Surpasses US$1bn In Quarterly Bitcoin Transaction

    BitGo Launches Open Source Software to Ease Burden of Key Storage and Recovery

    | 2015/10/28 9:00 am
  • BSAVE, consisting of a group of online entrepreneurs with a vision to combine alternative investments (like Bitcoin) with the power of new technology, is a unique savings account that offers daily interest for deposited Bitcoin. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with BSAVE and is not responsible for its products and/or services. BSAVE has successfully secured over $400,000 in seed capital, which will help kickstart operations of BSAVE’s early

    BSAVE Raises $400,000 in Seed Capital

    | 2015/10/25 12:00 pm
  • Every time a new mobile Bitcoin wallet is released, people get excited about its new features. Over the past few months, most mobile Bitcoin wallets have announced new features, but nothing makes them stand out from one another. Just yesterday, the new BitX Smart Wallet was released, which offers some near, albeit not groundbreaking, features. Also read: Bitcoin in Business: Why don’t most Businesses Accept Digital Currency? BitX Smart Wallet – In-App Bitcoin Buying &

    BitX Smart Wallet Launched for Mobile Bitcoin Users

    | 2015/10/07 12:14 pm
  • Hackers and online hoodlums are not only targeting mobile Android users all over the world, as Chinese iPhone users are not safe from harm either. A recent App Store security breach is a great cause of concern, as users in China and Taiwan might still be at risk of installing malicious software without realizing it. Also read: Bitcoin Users Vulnerable to Android Stagefright 2.0 Bug YiSpecter Malware Affecting Jailbroken and Non-jailbroken Apple Devices The new

    YiSpecter Malware on iOS Threatens Device Security – Bitcoin Users Advised To Upgrade

    | 2015/10/05 5:21 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 wallet security and technology is more important than ever these days. As the Bitcoin community grows larger, there are many people who use digital currency without taking the necessary security precautions. Luckily for them, companies such as BitGo are focusing their efforts on providing top-notch security to every Bitcoin user in the world. That strategy is paying dividends, as the company processed over US$1 billion in Bitcoin transactions during Q2 2015. BitGo Combines Multi-sig

    BitGo Surpasses US$1bn In Quarterly Bitcoin Transaction Volume

    | 2015/09/22 9:00 am
  • The Ledger wallet is a new hardware Bitcoin wallet that has generated a lot of buzz in the Bitcoin community. Bitcoinist.net, in partnership with Ledger, will be giving away three Ledger wallets for free to our readers!  Also read: Review: Ledger Wallet, Secure Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Ledger is a France-based startup that provides an innovative new hardware wallet that allows Bitcoiners to safely store their coins. The wallets utilize Ledger OS, an “elegant and innovative

    Ledger Wallet Giveaway: Win a Ledger Wallet From Bitcoinist!

    | 2015/09/17 3:40 am
  • Recently revealed court documents have shed light on the inner turmoil at Bitcoin company BitPay. The Atlanta, Georgia based company lost 5000 bitcoin in December of 2014 after the Chief Financial Officer’s email was hacked. Following the email compromise, the hacker was able to spoof emails to the CEO, and request amounts totaling to 5000 BTC on three separate occasions. BitPay proceeded to file an insurance claim for the amount for the money, but was

    Bitcoin Payment Service BitPay Reports Hack and Loss of 5000 BTC

    | 2015/09/17 1:42 am
  • Gildera is a company focused on simplifying the process of buying and selling Bitcoin. All that is required to use Gildera is a connected US bank account, and the Bitcoin will be delivered to the wallet of your choice, regardless of it being a desktop, mobile, software, or hardware wallet Gildera advertises. Also Read: Sync Cloud Storage Now Accepts Bitcoin Recognized by Techstars Chicago, a leading startup accelerator, Gildera was one of 10 companies selected for

    Gildera Extends Invitations for its API and Bitcoin Conversion Service

    | 2015/09/15 8:00 am
  • Many of you may be familiar with services offered by payment processors such as Neteller in which you can create a virtual credit card and use said card for online purchases, anything that would not involve presenting the card in-person. Well, E-Coin is bringing the same feature into its bitcoin debit card service. If you want a bitcoin debit card to use solely for online purchases or Paypal, this is the way to go. You

    E-Coin Releases Virtual Bitcoin Debit Cards

    | 2015/09/09 12:03 pm
  • Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Huobi’s CEO Leon Li has posted basic information regarding bitcoin and recommendations on its regulation in a recent article titled: “A Study on the Current Developing Situation and Regulation of the Bitcoin Industry.” This article was written for the Tsinghua Financial Review, an influential journal in China. Tsinghua has not posted articles involving digital currency, and neither has any other influential journal in China. An interesting fact considering China’s huge involvement in

    CEO of Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Huobi Wants to Influence Policymakers On Bitcoin

    | 2015/08/11 10:25 pm
  • Operating a Bitcoin wallet on your computer or mobile device is one of the easiest ways to keep control over your funds at any given time. One thing that is often overlooked, though, is that all of these devices run on an operating system that might not be as secure as the everyday consumer would like. In the worst case scenario, users leak all kinds of personal and privacy information. The recent Windows 10 release

    Operating System Privacy Settings to Affect Bitcoin Usage?

    | 2015/08/08 10:00 am
  • Recently, Bitcoiners became aware that Blockchain.info displayed bitcoins supposedly controlled by Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, as being sent to another bitcoin address. As theories ran wild, many quickly pointed out that other block explorers did not show this transaction. It was eventually discovered that Blockchain.info had a bug that allowed transactions to be displayed that weren’t signed with the correct private keys to verify which address sent the coins. Also read: The Future of Blockchain.info A

    Blockchain.info: Satoshi’s Bitcoins Have not Moved

    | 2015/08/07 12:00 pm
  • For many years, two major computer operating systems have been considered to be more secure than Microsoft’s Windows. Both Mac OS and Linux have been less plagued by viruses, worms, trojan horses, and all kinds of malicious software, even though the number of threats against Linux systems is on the rise. But now it seems like even Mac OS is not as secure as many people would like to think. Also read: Apple Pay Users

    Macintosh’s First Firmware Worm Developed, Bitcoin Implications Dire?

    | 2015/08/06 8:00 am
  • The major Bitcoin news headline this weekend came in the form of former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles being arrested in Japan. After Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was forced to shut down in 2014 due to “funds being stolen by hackers”, a recovery process for affected customers slowly started taking shape. But it looks like justice will be served sooner rather than later, as Mark Karpeles admitted to misusing customer funds. Also read: MtGox: Deadline

    Mark Karpeles Admits to Tweaking Mt. Gox User Balances For Millions of Dollars

    | 2015/08/03 5:08 am
  • Hardware Bitcoin wallets are the next evolutionary step on the way of keeping BTC in safe and secure location. Considering most hardware wallets are pocket-sized, they have become increasingly convenient to carry around, and require no internet connection to use properly. One of the world’s leading hardware Bitcoin wallet manufacturers, Trezor, has gained the lion’s share of the market. But there is a new Trezor spinoff that will attempt to take that crown. Also read:

    KeepKey – A Hardware Bitcoin Wallet With OLED Screen and Trezor Compatibility

    | 2015/07/23 12:00 pm
  • BitX is a global cryptocurrency platform that provides highly secure mobile wallets, institutional quality exchanges, and various API’s and other software for merchant and other business integration.

    BitX Raises $4 million From Naspers Group

    | 2015/07/22 8:00 am
  • Consumerism is an ever-evolving creature, and since online shopping has become an increasing part of our daily lives, it has also changed the way we buy goods. As a result, most high street shopping is on a steady decline month over month, eve though not all of that is attributed to online shopping. The time has come to offer more convenient payment methods to customers, of which Bitcoin could easily become of the frontrunners. Also

    High Street Shopping On The Decline, Time For Alternate Payment Methods Such as Bitcoin?

    | 2015/07/20 8:35 am
  • 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