• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The digital currency ecosystem is about so much more than just enabling financial services to underbanked regions. Voxelus is a project that looks to unify digital currency with virtual reality, an area that has gotten a lot of mainstream media attention in recent times. Even though the Voxelus crowdsale has been quite successful so far, the team decided to extend the presale by 15 days to accommodate Bitcoin industry events. Also read: Voxelus Will Be

    Voxelus Crowdsale Extended Due To Bitcoin Conference Appearances

    | 2015/12/03 10:58 am
  • As if there weren’t already enough examples as to why centralized databases are not a viable solution, the hack of VTech’s servers sheds an unwelcome light on this situation. VTech is a well-known electronic toys and apps maker, who recently saw data of nearly five million customers being leaked. A large portion of those customers are children, and the stolen data includes pictures and chat logs. Also read: First Blockchain Backed Index comes online VTech

    VTech Hack Illustrates Need For Decentralized Data Solutions

    | 2015/12/01 7:56 am
  • The drama between Theymos and anyone who isn’t following his hidden agenda is far from over. Earlier today, popular Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp announced how they will be implementing BIP 101 in a few days. As you would come to expect, it was only a matter of time until Theymos issued a comment on how Bitstamp will be removed from all Bitcoin references, including Reddit and the Bitcoin Wiki. Also read: Greek Banks Asked To Pay

    Bitstamp To Be Banned By Theymos For Supporting BIP 101

    | 2015/11/30 1:54 pm
  • This is a guest post by: Luke Parker In a first-of-its-kind, new partnership records market-data on the Blockchain. By securing any market feed onto the bitcoin blockchain, Brave New Coin and Smartbit hope to revolutionize markets in several important ways. Today Brave New Coin (BNC) and Smartbit http://www.smartbit.com.au officially announce their partnership and the securing of the world’s first Price-Index on the Blockchain. The ability to offer ‘provable market data’ has previously been impossible or

    First Blockchain Backed Index comes online

    | 2015/11/30 8:52 am
  • Technology allows developers and entrepreneurs to achieve things that were not possible ever before. Just a few years ago, no one would have considered becoming an e-resident of a country, yet Estonia has made it possible. Thanks to a partnership between E-Estonia and BITNATION, notarizing official documents on the blockchain will become possible. Also read: BitReady Lets Consumers Spend Fiat Currency Wherever Bitcoin is Accepted DIY Governance Meets E-Residency Most people active in the world

    BITNATION Brings Blockchain-based Governance To E-Estonia Residents

    | 2015/11/28 7:50 am
  • The Bitcoin community had a fairly quiet week, with the price moving less than 1%. However, we have had a fairly active news week, with many developments coming out that may affect the community — specifically news regarding banning encryption. Let’s take a look at this news alongside the week’s market activities to see how traders might react in the future. Also read: Battlecoin.org: A New Bitcoin Bomberman Experience Daily Bitcoin Price Action November 16:

    Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Banning Encryption, Writing to Ross Ulbricht

    | 2015/11/23 4:00 pm
  • 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
  • There’s a lot of discussion on reddit and bitcointalk.org concerning Bitcoin. However, there are other groups with vast amounts of people throughout various social media platforms. Other areas of conversation and sharing arenas such as Facebook, Google Plus, Linkedin, and Voat that offer new playgrounds for digital currency enthusiasts. With all the censorship happening at /r/bitcoin, many are finding different areas to chat about their favorite cryptocurrency — whether it is an altcoin or bitcoin. Also

    Check Out These Cryptocurrency Clubs And Bitcoin Groups!

    | 2015/11/22 8:00 am
  • An interesting discussion is taking place on Reddit right now, debating whether Bitcoin or the blockchain is the real innovation in the financial sector. Even though there are various blockchain projects in existence, the Bitcoin blockchain appears to be the only viable option due to its network strength. Is there a future for all of these financial players without relying on the Bitcoin blockchain? Only time will tell. Also read: BTCC Launches BlockPriority Feature To

    The Blockchain Debate Is Heating Up

    | 2015/11/22 4:17 am
  • The newly rebranded BTCC Bitcoin exchange has announced a new feature for its customers. BlockPriority, as the feature is called, has been designed to prioritize BTCC customers” transaction confirmations, giving them an advantage over any other Bitcoin user in the world. Whether or not this is a positive trend,remains to be seen, and one can rest assured there will be quite a few debates about this move in the not-so-distant future. Also read: The Political

    BTCC Launches BlockPriority Feature To Give Customers Transaction Confirmation Advantage

    | 2015/11/20 10:33 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sometimes, people start to wonder what has become of our society, as certain stories sound too crazy to be true. Or at last, that is what most Sky broadband customers will think once they received a letter from Golden Eye International. Various customers are suspected of illegally downloading adult videos, and the company will demand monetary compensation for these acts. Also read: Clearmatics Technologies and UBS Announce Blockchain-based Utility Settlement Coin Golden Eye International Is

    Blockchain Technology Could Have Prevented Golden Eye International Copyright Infringement

    | 2015/11/18 11:43 am
  • With so many companies exploring the world of blockchain technology, interest from investors keeps on growing month over month. Clearmatics Technologies, a company, based in London and partner of UBS Group AG, wants to adapt blockchain technology to redesign the global payment system. Among the first round of funding were some notable investors, including big names who previously invested in other Blockchain companies. Utility Settlement Coin – Big Market For Blockchain Technology The partnership between

    Clearmatics Technologies and UBS Announce Blockchain-based Utility Settlement Coin

    | 2015/11/18 9:35 am
  • Simplifying cross-border payments for businesses can not be achieved through traditional financial infrastructure; that much is clear by now. In countries where there are limited to no financial services available, there is no adequate infrastructure to speak of. Blockchain technology can help resolve that problem, and Align Commerce is banking big on this innovative form of remittance. Also read: Exclusive Interview with Guy Halfred-Thompson of Blockchain Tech Group Ltd Align Commerce Raises US$12.5m In Funding

    Former Western Union Executive Raises US$12.5m for Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Payment Solution

    | 2015/11/17 10:12 am
  • The Blockchain Tech Ltd group (BTL) is a technology company focused on developing blockchain technologies to disrupt and transform the existing industries. The company is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and develops in-house technology. It specializes in providing support and funding to new blockchain-based projects through the company’s incubator and accelerator programs. Also read: Bitcoin in Business: Risk Management The company’s first technology platform is a remittance business called Interbit. Interbit focuses on leveraging blockchain

    Exclusive Interview with Guy Halford-Thompson of Blockchain Tech Group Ltd

    | 2015/11/17 8:00 am
  • These days, expanding a company’s workforce is not done in the same manner it was done a few decades ago. Rather than ensuring these is enough space for additional desks, and cramming in as many people in one room as humanly possible, mobile workers are the new hot commodity in the business world. At the same time, this new paradigm poses a fair challenge, as organizing mobile workers is not the easiest thing in the

    Blockchain Technology Will Help Companies Manage Mobile Workers

    | 2015/11/16 12:21 pm
  • The Bank of Canada may be starting an initiative that will look into changing their monetary policies. The central bank’s second in command Carolyn Wilkins had some encouraging words to say about Bitcoin. It’s possible they are tired of the results of quantitative easing and manipulated interest rates so they have begun looking into alternative tools that may stave off the financial crisis and a stagnate economy ahead. Also read: Bitcoin in Business: Smart Contracts

    The Bank Of Canada Is Siding With Bitcoin

    | 2015/11/14 8:00 am