• Halsey Minor, Founder & CEO of Bitreserve, has announced that his company will make holding, sending, and converting the world’s major currencies instant and free, without charging fees and commissions normally levied by banks, credit card companies, and money transfer businesses. Also read: William Dennings Joins Bitreserve as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Minor says that Bitreserve is offering free transfer and conversion of the money for its members. According to him, his company is bringing

    Bitreserve Offers Free Money Transfers and Currency Exchange

    | 2015/06/14 8:00 am
  • If you are interested in emerging financial technologies, then Alt Convention will be something that should be on your radar if it is not already.With 350 tickets already sold, the three-day convention covering topics in business, finance, and technology with an emphasis on FinTech Innovation will be located in Georgia; facilitating the conduction of business. Ranked 15th out of 189 countries for ease of doing business, Georgia boasts a stable, growing economy with forward-thinking leadership, in

    Alt Convention in Georgia; Bitcoin, FinTech, and Government

    | 2015/06/13 6:00 pm
  • In recent years, we have seen a noticeable trend in the world of video games. Or to be more precise, in the market of console games, where as much as two in three games are sold as “digital only”. If this trend continues, there will no longer be boxed versions of games to be found on shelves within a few short years from now. Also read: Bitstarz Casino Partners With FENgaming! Physical Game Copies On The

    Console Games Shift to “Digital Only”, Payment Methods To Do The Same?

    | 2015/06/13 5:35 pm
  • Combined, smartphones and bitcoin have created a whole new vehicle for sending and receiving money. With the widespread use of smartphones and the increasing popularity of bitcoin, it is not surprising the two have found a way to compliment each other. In fact, smartphones are poised to drive anonymous bitcoin transactions in a massive way. Also Read: Polychemy’s Necklaces Transfer Bitcoin Without Phones Welcome to the digital age. With a quick snap of a smartphone camera, QR

    Smartphones and QR Codes to Drive Bitcoin Transactions

    | 2015/06/13 3:00 pm
  • William ‘Bill’ Dennings III has joined Bitreserve as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), bringing over two decades of experience to the company. Before joining Bitreserve, Dennings worked as CISO for MasterCard for 15 years, and was Nike’s first ever CISO. Thus, he comes with comprehensive work experience to help Bitreserve move ahead safely and securely. Also read: Bitreserve Now Allows You to Peg Bitcoins to Swiss Franc Dennings is an expert in the information security

    William Dennings Joins Bitreserve as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

    | 2015/06/13 8:00 am
  • On Tuesday, June 9, 2015, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously voted to expand computer science education to all grade levels. This new initiative will be funded by the Salesforce Foundation, the non-profit wing of Salesforce, a cloud computing company.  Also read: Comcast Customer Loses Email Address, Blockchain Technology Could have Prevented it Presently, computer science is not a widely-taught subject in the San Francisco Unified School District. In the Spring 2014 semester, only

    San Francisco to Teach Computer Science to all Grades

    | 2015/06/12 8:40 pm
  • Digital ownership of an item or service is rather difficult to prove, and can sometimes lead to very awkward situations. An example of such a mishap comes in the form of a disgruntled Comcast customer, who lost her email address to someone with the same name. At this point, it remains unclear how the mistake happened in the first place, but it is a clear sign we need to be able to prove digital ownership

    Comcast Customer Loses Email Address, Blockchain Technology Could Have Prevented It

    | 2015/06/12 6:21 pm
  • Inside Bitcoins is excited to host its next bitcoin event on July 10-11 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The 2-day event will take place at the Navy Pier and feature the most pertinent bitcoin topics. Some of the sessions will be on blockchain-based Startups, investing, security and risk mitigation, fintech innovation, Bitcoin for non-profits, and mobile payments. Also Read: Bitcoin Meetup Growth Around The World (April 20th – May 19th 2015) Perhaps one of the most exciting elements

    Inside Bitcoins Comes to Chicago

    | 2015/06/12 3:00 pm
  • If you haven’t heard about bitcoin, the new digital currency is making its way into our “wallets” and people are finding creative uses for it. People can now send and receive money anonymously without leaving a paper trail. The new digital currency is rapidly changing the way we transact and live. It may also have some unforeseen social realities. Could bitcoin make having an affair easier? Also Read: Dream Lover: Models Sending Pictures for Bitcoin Most people

    Bitcoin Could Make it Easier to Have an Affair

    | 2015/06/12 8:00 am
  • One of the Bitcoin gambling industries leading aspect is the competitiveness of the market. While this good for customers as they have plenty of choices and can select the best company that suits their need; this incentivizes companies to innovate continuously in effort to retain their customer base. Which is the problem that gambling platforms must deal with. With so many new options, what are ways that gambling casinos can do to retain customers? Disclaimer:

    mBIt Bitcoin Casino Announces Revamped VIP Program

    | 2015/06/11 7:00 pm
  • The Bitcoin regulation in New York will be affecting many digital currency companies for quite some time to come. And by the looks of it, one company is already halting all of their services in the state of New York, as a protest against the BitLicense regulation. ShapeShift feels the time has come to take a stand against this “immoral and unethical” regulation of Bitcoin. Also read: New York’s BitLicense Faces Competition From Rand Paul

    ShapeShift.io Refutes BitLicense, Halts Services in New York Area

    | 2015/06/11 6:38 pm
  • BitGo is a company known for its industry-leading security practices, such as its mult-signature technology. BitGo has made several partnerships due to their reputation of being able to easily secure holdings of Bitcoin, thanks to their technology. I was able to talk to Mike Belshe, the CEO at BitGo, regarding operations at BitGo and their recent announcement about partnering with Bitfinex. Also Read: Bitfinex and BitGo Partner Up to Offer First Ever Mult-Sig Exchange!   How are

    Exclusive Interview with Mike Belshe: BitGo and Multi-Sig

    | 2015/06/11 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoin and the adult history seem to go well together in recent years, as multiple websites have started accepting digital currency payments. The latest major adult brand to join the fray is LiveJasmin, one of the biggest porn websites in the world offering live webcams and special adult shows. And they are attracting a whole new crowd who will gladly pay for a subscription with Bitcoin. Also read: Dream Lover: Models Sending Pictures for Bitcoin

    Adult Website LiveJasmin Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments

    | 2015/06/11 2:25 pm
  • Vaultoro, a Bitcoin gold exchange, continues to build out its platform, now allowing users to instantly buy gold with bitcoin via a standard deposit. This service, called “Instant Order,” is meant to further the company’s mission to deliver a great user experience. Users can now tell the exchange to watch all the addresses that belong to an account (including addresses generated in the past), and place a buy order if any new bitcoins are deposited. Also read: Is Bitcoin

    Vaultoro Instant Order: Mining Gold With ASICs?

    | 2015/06/11 8:00 am
  • Stripe is an online dashboard that allows business owners to organize and manage their payments. The service offers a variety of features, including “storing cards and processing subscriptions to power marketplaces and everything in between.” Additionally, Stripe allows users to accept international payments, supporting over 100 currencies, including Bitcoin. Now, Stripe is launching an iPhone app, allowing users to manage their payments on the go. Also read: Stellar and Stripe Speak at the Future of

    Stripe Launches Mobile App, Could Bitcoin be a Better Alternative?

    | 2015/06/10 9:39 pm
  • Bitcoin exchange PSCoin.com is re-branding to LZF.com, the co-founder of the company Daniel Pusateri cites several reasons behind the decision in the exclusive interview with Bitcoinist. The rebranding effort is a part of its mission incentivizes trading in Bitcoin markets correctly. Also Read: Bitfinex and BitGo Partner Up to Offer First Ever Multi-Sig Exchange! Daniel Pusateri informs Bitcoinist that LZF.com stands for Laissez Faire, which means the free market, a market without government interference. Though,

    BTC Exchange PS Coin Rebrands Itself to LZF: Interview with Co-founder Daniel Pusateri

    | 2015/06/10 7:00 pm
  • For the past two years, BetChain has been a pioneer in the Bitcoin casino space and its latest promotion is another first for the industry. BetChain will be offering players up to 50 free spinsevery week as its newest promotion, becoming the first Bitcoin casino to provide such an offer. Betchain.com has always provided an excellent player experience at its casino, by adding hundreds of new games, a total of 7 different languages, excellent bonuses and now

    BetChain Becomes First Bitcoin Casino to Offer Free Spins in Latest “Free Spins Friday” Promotion

    | 2015/06/10 4:22 pm
  • The world of home security is slowly evolving to a more “hands-on” approach, where customers can buy an item such as a smoke detector, and tinker around with it to suit their needs. Flare is a new all-in-one DIY security device that resembles a UFO and comes packed with quite a few interesting features. Not only is Flare a smoke detector, but it also includes a 1080p camera, sensors [motion, temperature and tamper], a microphone,

    Could You Run a Bitcoin Node Using DIY Home Security Solutions?

    | 2015/06/10 4:20 pm
  • BNP Paribas, the second largest bank in the world, will be organizing a financial technology Hackathon in Brussels this weekend. Over the course of two days, various coders and developers will try to come up with innovative and creative solutions linked to one of four different themes. Even though Bitcoin is not officially featured, some of the participating developers may try to implement blockchain technology in their solution. Also read: Coinbase Announces Bitcoin Hackathon BitHack

    BNP Paribas International Hackathon Starting This Weekend

    | 2015/06/10 3:36 pm
  • PayExpo is the largest payments technology event in the United Kingdom. With PayExpo being an “essential event for anyone involved in making payments faster, easier, and more secure”, cryptocurrency taking some of the spotlights was going to happen sooner or later. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with NXT or PayExpo and is not responsible for its products and/or services. While visitors of the event experienced a taste

    PayExpo: NXT named Official Cryptocurrency Partner

    | 2015/06/10 3:00 pm
  • In July 2014, the National Assembly of Ecuador banned Bitcoin and decentralized digital currencies while establishing guidelines for the creation of a new, state-run currency, not a lot of people had thought the country would move so fast on the initiative. However, now Ecuador’s e-money initiative is about to see wider institutional involvement following a government directive. Also read: BlockTrail Acquires Social Messaging App SendChat In a mandate in Resolution 064-2015-M, released on May 25

    Ecuador’s e-Money Initiative Outlaws Bitcoin, Makes Mandatory for Banks to Follow Dictate

    | 2015/06/10 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin businesses have been getting a lot of attention in recent months. Some of that new attention can be attributed to massive VC funding flowing into the world of digital currency. If this trend continues, the Bitcoin industry will surpass the $1 billion USD mark in VC funding will be passed before the end of the year. Also read: CleverCoin Incubated by Boost VC: Exclusive Interview Solving A Critical Issue There are two critical issues

    Bitcoin Capital Raises $1,297,460 in Crowdfunding Campaign

    | 2015/06/10 7:22 am
  • SendChat is a social messaging application that has been making waves in the digital currency world as of late. By using the existing Telegram infrastructure, and adding an option to send several types of digital currency to any user on the Telegram network, SendChat tried to take things to the next level. And those efforts have not gone unnoticed. Also read: SendChat Tightens Bitcoin Security With BlockTrail Partnership SendChat: Crowdfunding Campaigns Digital currency is based on

    BlockTrail Acquires Social Messaging App SendChat

    | 2015/06/09 7:00 pm