• Interesting things are going on over in China, as the country’s cash reserves are dwindling at an alarming pace. A recent report by the Chinese central bank indicated how there is only US$3.4 bn left in foreign exchange reserves, which is the lowest levels since the beginning of 2013. Getting funds out of the country is proving to be a difficult task, and Bitcoin seems to be the solution investors could be looking for. Also

    Chinese Foreign Exchange Reserves Are Dwindling – Bitcoin Is An Alternative Way To Store Wealth

    | 2015/12/14 5:01 am
  • 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
  • Just recently a new hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto has come back to life. Many mysteries of the digital currency’s path had entered the public eyes especially concerning the early days of Bitcoin’s existence. Questions were asked in regards to Satoshi’s anonymity and his possible linkage with people like Craig S. Wright, which brought quite a bit of new detectives to the table. Also read: Russia’s Sberbank Openly Shows Interest in Blockchain Technology On January 9, 2009,

    Bitcoin Is More Anonymous Than We Think

    | 2015/12/13 10:08 am
  • One of the most interesting projects in the digital currency ecosystem as of late is OpenBazaar, the decentralized peer-to-peer marketplace. It was only a matter of time until OpenBazaar would get a dedicated Meetup group, and London appears the place to be if one is passionate about this project. Also read: Ukraine – Bitcoin Price Reaches New ATH And Exchange Launching Soon OpenBazaar Meetup Group Focuses on DP2PT The main objective of the OpenBazaar London

    The OpenBazaar London Meetup Group Is Looking For Members

    | 2015/12/12 3:27 pm
  • Safe Exchange, the people’s exchange

 – San Francisco, CA — December 12, 2015 The Safe Exchange is proud to release 99% ownership of the Decentralized Board of Trade (DBOT), a blockchain based exchange governance system that oversees the anonymous exchange built on the SAFE Network. This sale is taking place on the website http://safex.io/sale. The Safe Exchange itself is a platform which anyone can use to arrange and settle Safe Contracts which can be as

    Safe Exchange Initial Coin Offering

    | 2015/12/12 12:03 pm
  • Big questions are regularly flowing through our minds. For cryptocurrency fans, some might include, “Where is Bitcoin headed in 2016? Where will it go, and what will it do? What advancements and new strategies can we expect to see?” Also read: Bank of England Doomsday Scenario Paints Positive Outlook for Bitcoin 2015 has been a year of twists and turns. We began January with bitcoin reaching a new low. The price of the coin fell

    2015 in Review: Bitcoin’s Resilience in the Face of Adversity

    | 2015/12/12 8:00 am
  • KnCMiner is one of the most prominent companies in the Bitcoin mining scenes, and they have gotten a lot of attention in recent years. Additionally, the company has seen its fair share of success, and KnCMiner data centers have been erected in multiple places. According to an article by PCWorld, a new four-week data center build-out is scheduled for the company. Also read: Russia’s Sberbank Openly Shows Interest in Blockchain Technology KnCMiner Raises The Bar

    New KnCMiner Data Center Will Be Up and Running Within Four Weeks

    | 2015/12/12 5:52 am
  • Bitcoin has reached a new all-time high value in Ukraine earlier today, indicating a strong uptrend in the interest for this popular digital currency. At the same time, a new Bitcoin exchange has been announced, which will launch very soon in the Ukraine. Things are looking up in this country, which can only be a positive sign for the rest of the world. Also read: Russia’s Sberbank Openly Shows Interest in Blockchain Technology New All-time

    Ukraine – Bitcoin Price Reaches New ATH And Exchange Launching Soon

    | 2015/12/11 12:48 pm
  • Over the past few years, it has become abundantly clear that Russia is not a big fan of the Bitcoin concept, to say the least. However, that doesn’t mean the local banks aren’t keeping a close eye on the evolution of blockchain technology. Sberbank has indicated they want to join the growing consortium of banks developing blockchain-based technological solutions. Also read: Microsoft’s The Mall Could Easily Integrate Bitcoin Payments Sberbank Sees Value In Blockchain Technology

    Russia’s Sberbank Openly Shows Interest in Blockchain Technology

    | 2015/12/11 5:41 am
  • More news is being unveiled concerning the outing occurrence that happened to Dr. Craig S. Wright over the course of the week. It seems Satoshis alleged email was used again to confirm that the creator of Bitcoin was not the Australian computer scientist. But again this “particular Satoshi” did not verify the message with a PGP signature. The message was sent via the satoshi @vistomail.com Thursday, December 10th at 06:54 UTC 2015 and it read:

    ‘Absolute Truth Is A Very Rare And Dangerous Commodity’

    | 2015/12/10 11:01 am
  • Leading casino portal AskGamblers have awarded their Certificate of Trust to three bitcoin casinos: BitStarz Casino, 7Bit Casino, and Red Star Casino. This distinction has only been earned by 13 other casinos listed at AskGamblers so far, showing that AskGamblers considers these bitcoin sites among the most ethical and accommodating casinos in their entire index. Bitcoin casinos now make up a significant percentage of AskGamblers’ certified sites. The AskGamblers Certificate of Trust   The Certificate of Trust is AskGamblers’

    3 Bitcoin Casinos Awarded the AskGamblers Certificate of Trust

    | 2015/12/10 10:42 am
  • Admit it, pirating things can be pretty cool, especially when you’re strapped for cash and don’t want to miss that awesome new movie or video game. Also read: The Hunt for Satoshi Continues However, one unfortunate Fallout 4 player raises the question: is it piracy really worth the risk? Geek.com reported on December 6 that a gamer who used bitcoin mysteriously lost all of his coins and couldn’t figure out why. After going to r/bitcoin

    Fallout 4 Player gets Bitcoins Stolen: The Dilemma of Piracy

    | 2015/12/10 8:00 am
  • On December 8 two online publications released some hard hitting stories about the real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto. Wired and Gizmodo have both said to have been on the trail concerning this anonymous person’s whereabouts with some leads to a man from Australia. Craig Steven Wright has been named as the next in line to take the Nakamoto throne. Also read: Can Bitcoin Be Censorship-resistant and Regulatory-compliant At The Same Time? “Either Wright invented bitcoin,

    The Hunt For Satoshi Continues

    | 2015/12/09 12:51 pm
  • A big problem in the music business is the presence of middle men such as record labels. Record labels advertise a person’s music to the general audience whereas it would be quite hard to spread music on your own. However, in many situations, a record label will own the rights to your music and receives a certain percentage of money generated by your music. Fortunately, there is a bitcoin-oriented alternative for artists wanting to gain

    LibertyMusicStore: Own 100% of your Earnings

    | 2015/12/08 8:00 am
  • We had yet another exciting week in the Bitcoin markets, with the price pushing ever-closer to the $400 mark. This week, the price moved into the $390s, and closed the week out in the mid $380s, making for an overall gain of 3.07%.  Also read: Bitcoin Price Advancement Continues to Show Strength   Daily Bitcoin Price Action November 30: $375.18 December 1: $378.89 December 2: $351.96 December 3: $368.05 December 4: $359.48 December 5: $371.64 December

    Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Bitcoin Pushes $400, Silk Road Mentor Arrested

    | 2015/12/07 12:00 pm
  • Whenever a major company or service provider gets hacked, one would expect them to step up their security game by quite a margin. Just a few weeks ago, British ISP TalkTalk was hacked, and a fair amount of customer data was obtained illegally. But that isn’t the of the line for worrying customers, as researchers have unveiled additional vulnerabilities that put customer information at risk. Also read: WorldPay Expands To Alternative Finance Sector – What

    TalkTalk Website Security Still Lackluster – Bitcoin Platforms Learned Their Lesson

    | 2015/12/06 2:25 am
  • Even established payment processors are looking beyond the world of traditional finance as part of their future business model. WorldPay, one of the leading European payment processors in existence today, has entered the alternative finance market by partnering with cash advance provider Liberis. Also read: Interview: Bitcoin Gambling Guide, Review Website for Gambling WorldPay Ventures Into Alternative Finance World As part of the agreement with Liberis, WorldPay can offer Britain’s small[er] businesses a new payment

    WorldPay Expands To Alternative Finance Sector – What About Bitcoin?

    | 2015/12/05 10:00 am
  • The Inside Bitcoins conference is coming to Seoul, South Korea on December 9-11, 2015, and San Diego, California on December 14-16, 2015. One individual who will be speaking at the events will be Hans Lombardo of allcoinnews.com on the subject of Bitcoin and small business. Lombardo has 16 years of experience with disruptive technologies and uses his knowledge to run the news publication he co-founded amongst his many projects. The media outlet provides editorials featuring decentralized

    Hans Lombardo: ‘Bitcoin Can Help So Many People In The Developing World’

    | 2015/12/05 8:00 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
  • Plastic cards are often considered to be the next evolutionary step in the world of payments. More and more countries are moving away from cash transactions whenever possible, and it only seems to make sense for plastic cards to take their place. However, there are still a fair few drawbacks to plastic cards, and the PNC issue highlights what happens when cards are not working. Also read: United Arab Emirates-based Bank Suffers Customer Data Breach,

    PNC Bank Plastic Card Issue Shows Why The World Needs Bitcoin

    | 2015/12/04 12:36 pm
  • Bitcoin Gambling Guide, or BitcoinGG for short, is a website with one sole purpose: provide a single location to where anyone can read an unbiased review about the top Bitcoin gambling websites. Established in 2013 by Chris Evans and another developer that is working behind the scene, I had the opportunity to talk to Chris Evans about his project. 1. In your own words, what is Bitcoin Gambling Guide? Bitcoin Gambling Guide is the number

    Interview: Bitcoin Gambling Guide, Review Website for Gambling

    | 2015/12/04 9:30 am
  • When Apple Pay was introduced to the world, there was a general buzz of excitement. Mobile payments have become somewhat of a trend lately, and Apple was one of the first electronics giants to make mobile solution available to its users, albeit in a limited fashion. That being said, various recent reports are indicating consumers are far less excited about Apple Pay compared to a few months ago. Also read: DECENT Ensuring Freedom of Speech

    Apple Pay Statistics Are Far From Promising – Bitcoin Is A Global Alternative

    | 2015/12/04 5:13 am
  • A recent breach of customer data at a UAE-based bank, which resulted in a Bitcoin ransom, represents a formidable hack that has exposed customer data. Some say it could be the largest in UAE history. Sharjah bank suffered the hack on November 18. The hacker then held the sensitive customer data ransom, leaking the information on social media since the initial breach. The hacker went by the moniker Hacker Buba and claims he won’t stop

    United Arab Emirates-based Bank Suffers Customer Data Breach, Could Be Biggest In Bank Breach In UAE History

    | 2015/12/03 12:00 pm