• Entropy, if you don’t already know, is a new product Mycelium is making, with the help of crowdfunding via IndieGogo. Entropy claims to be the safest way to generate paper wallets by using a hardware based entropy (hence the name) to generate a wallet. For more information, check out this video that can be found on Myceliums website. 1. What sparked the idea of the entropy? It originally started as a Bitcoincard key backup. We

    Mycelium Entropy: Exclusive Interview

    | 2014/07/15 12:09 am
  • Any traders out there looking to get into Margin Trading? Good news, a service is here! With lower barriers then most other margin trading services it should be very attractive to new traders. Today I’m here with HEXS talk about just that. 1. What sparked the idea of HEXS? We’ve always believed that the financial markets have a high barrier to entry; financially speaking. When you consider the minimum account opening deposit required to open

    HEXS: Bitcoin Margin Trading

    | 2014/07/14 10:15 pm
  • For anyone new to Bitcoin, getting your first couple of Satoshis is easy with faucets. Which one? As there is so many to choose from. I’m here with Bitcoin Zebra, which promises high payouts and excellent service with events and giveaways all the time! 1. What sparked the idea to make ANOTHER Bitcoin faucet? About 4 months ago I didn’t even know what a Bitcoin faucet was. But I was starting down the path that a

    Bitcoin Zebra: Feed the Zebra!

    | 2014/07/14 4:48 pm
  • If you don’t know what Kryptradio is already, read up on my fellow colleagues work, that should explain most of it. Its an excellent technology, and really shows how far Bitcoin can go, we just have to guide it there. I personally find this technology very exciting and will personally follow it closely for any updates. 1. What sparked the idea of Kryptoradio? In March this year I was experimenting with the Bitcoin protocol. I

    Kryptoradio: Exclusive Interview

    | 2014/07/13 10:41 pm
  • Similiar to for example Yahoo Answers, but for actual bits instead of “points”. Another way Bitcoin ability for microtransactions opens up new business models and tipping. Today is the launch day of Earnabit as well, the first 300 users will get a 1000 bits on signing up as well! 1. What sparked the idea of Earnabit? I noticed that a lot of very technical or very niche questions on sites like stackoverflow.com often get ignored. You

    Earnabit: Get paid to answer questions!

    | 2014/07/13 10:25 pm
  • A company out of Finland has created a way for people to connect to the Bitcoin Network without the internet. According to their website, Kryptoradio is a: “bitcoin data transmission system” that Transmits bitcoin transactions, blocks and currency exchange data in real time Uses terrestrial television transmitters (DVB-T) around the world Finnish quasi-national cryptocurrency FIMKrypto has struck a partnership deal with Koodilehto, a Finnish software company, in order to launch world’s first development project that aims to

    Kryptoradio Lets You Connect To Bitcoin Network Without Internet

    | 2014/07/13 2:31 am
  • HolyTransactions is a wallet that not only supports multiple currencies, it allows you to send it to your non-crypto oriented friends through Facebook,Linked, twitter, and even email. They are constantly striving to be better, with even plans to include fiat currencies in later iterations. How did the idea of a wallet to hold many coins appear? Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, but there are more than 300 cryptocurrencies in existence already. They all need ecosystem

    Exclusive Interview with Holy Transactions: Multi-Currency Wallet

    | 2014/07/11 5:32 pm
  • Now with Bitcoin becoming adopted by more and more companies, people need an easy way to buy products that accept Bitcoin. That way is here, meet Spendabit. 1. What sparked the idea of spendabit? I’ve long noticed a lack of quality Bitcoin directories. Traditionally, most of the directories have been sparse and/or outdated. The long-standing “Trade” page at the Bitcoin.it wiki was the best source for quite a while, but it has long since outgrown

    Spendabit: Bitcoin Search Engine!

    | 2014/07/11 12:40 am
  • Lately, most of the new startups I have heard of have been in the Philippines, but we can’t forget about the other countries, with startups like CryptoPick pushing Bitcoin adoption. Canada is a great place for Bitcoin, with one of the more open regulations regarding Bitcoin ventures. Subsequently, more merchants and other Bitcoin related events occur here. 1. What is CryptoPick? Cryptopick represents a small group of Bitcoin miners from the early days. Most of

    CryptoPick: Pushing Candian Bitcoin adoption!

    | 2014/07/10 7:18 pm
  • With innovative features like B.Y.O.E and “Project X”, ARAWR isn’t your run-of-the mill mining company. If your looking for up to a terahash of cloud mining at a competitive rate, consider ARAWR. 1. What sparked the idea of your company? I started mining back in 2010, and have been addicted ever since. I guess you could say that this is what started the idea for Arawrmc.com 2. History of Development? We started off rather humbly mining

    ARAWR Mining Company: Exclusive Interview

    | 2014/07/10 6:02 pm
  • Firstly, what’s ZipZap? ZipZap is a payment network through which people can buy bitcoins with cash and some other payment methods. Personally, any way to spread bitcoin to more people is great in every way, and more so when you give them easier ways to access bitcoin. From the website, it says that the team behind ZipZap expects digital currency to reduce poverty, create jobs, improve healthcare, and a couple more. I was able to

    Interview with ZipZap CEO Alan Safahi

    | 2014/07/10 8:08 am
  • If your looking for a “to the moon experience” some may turn to drugs such as tobacco. But there’s a new kid on the street, vapes. And now you can pay for it in Bitcoin. I met “R” through another interview I did with CCA regarding Arbitrage , and it turns out that he is very close with them. Small world indeed.  1. Why did you make Cloud99Vapes? My two partners and I, we all vape.

    Cloud99 Vapes: Now Accepting Bitcoin!

    | 2014/07/10 2:12 am
  • Will the adoption of Bitcoin by large retailers have an impact on the transaction volume? The range of products that can be bought for Bitcoins has grown significantlysince the beginning of 2014 as more and more large online retailers have followed their customers’ demands to start accepting Bitcoin payments. In the early days of 2014 Overstock started accepting bitcoins as a form of payment. After the Chinese central bank prohibited financial institutions from processing Bitcoin

    Will retail help Bitcoin?

    | 2014/07/08 7:28 am
  • Bitcoin approaches 10k? According to this image taken from a reddit post a trade was made on the exchange CampBX in the BTC/USD market, where someone bought Bitcoin(s) for the price of $9799, then dropping back to $800, and slowly regressing back to the normal price of around $660 currently at time of writing. No one knows why the trade went through in the first place, but many on reddit are speculating that it was

    News Summary: July 6- 12

    | 2014/07/07 4:59 am
  • I’m here with Fran, the same person that brought you BraveNewCoin. Except this time, its not about price-indexing coins. It’s about people coming together talking about Bitcoin, and striving to making it better. 1. What is Bitcoin South? New Zealand’s first Bitcoin & Blockchain Technology conference. 2. How does one get a ticket? Just go to http://Bitcoinsouth.co and grab a discounted early bird before it runs out. We have only opened doors a couple days

    Bitcoin South Conference: Here’s what you need to know

    | 2014/07/05 10:50 pm
  • Cloud-hashing or mining, allows miners to participate in mining and supporting the blockchain but with C-Mining you get these benefits: Mining hardware is kept safe and we do the maintenance. No need to pay electricity No noise problems No cooling or space-related problems No power or network connection losses Even if your GHS are in order. You can receive mining rewards!  C-Mining is a company which provides mining power. This mining power mine different coin

    C-Mining: Cloudmining for all!

    | 2014/07/05 1:33 am
  • When I first interviewed Miguel regarding Rebit, I was intrigued not just from a journalist standpoint, but as a Filipino. Sending money is quite expensive, especially when using conventional services, such as Xoom or Western Union. So when Miguel agreed to allow me to test the service, I was thrilled. Bitcoin is a great candidate for remittance, as the low fee required to send (known as the miners fee, currently around $0.06) and the near-instant transaction speeds

    Bitcoin Remittance Review: Using Rebit.ph Service!

    | 2014/07/04 11:27 pm
  • 1. History of Development? We started early stage testing on our system around November of 2013. During the period of November to January our company took on about five clients for our Alpha period. After a successful alpha period, we incorporated in early January as a Delaware C corporation. We then began our beta period, where we have been open to clients for services.Since then we have added 10 more clients, and continue taking on

    Cryptocurrency Analytic Company: Arbitrage

    | 2014/07/04 10:46 pm
  • About Rebit.ph (taken from their website): Rebit.ph is a service of Satoshi Citadel Industries, a Philippine-based holding company for Bitcoin-related ventures. It is our mission to further the growth of the Bitcoin network in the Philippines, by providing universal access to otherwise inaccessible financial services, enabling unencumbered participation in the internet economy regardless of the size of your bank account, and fostering innovation without permission from central authorities. Okay that’s great, but does the Philippines need a

    Rebit.ph: Sending Money has never been easier!

    | 2014/07/03 6:19 pm
  •   The first time we heard about Spondoolies-Tech was at the 2014 Amsterdam conference. I had a chance to talk to the company leaders and ask about their product. You can find the interview that was made with them below. [youtube id=”FYtAdUJTdHw” mode=”normal” align=”center”] The mining hardware provider sector is getting bigger and bigger. People are not risking to pre order as their trust have been vanished because of scam companies, failed deliveries or used

    Spondoolies-Tech SP-10 Dawson Review + Video

    | 2014/07/03 11:00 am
  • You have Bitcoin wallets for everyday spending, and you have cold-storage for keeping money safe. I believe Coinbase has found a happy medium, with the scale tipping towards security rather convenience. Its a rather good announcement, as what any reputable wallet maker has to achieve are two very conflicting mindsets seen below: Ease of Use Wallet is easy to use, with an intuitive interface that allows sending and receiving money with as little friction or resistance to the

    Coinbase announces “Vault” for long-term storage

    | 2014/07/02 11:03 pm
  • Decentralized Authentication. Chew on that for a bit. But why is it needed? Here’s what Bitpay said about this: Today, BitPay is excited to announce our proposal for a new passwordless authentication protocol, based on the same cryptography used in the Bitcoin protocol. By eliminating server-side storage of passwords, we can drastically reduce the impact of a compromised server.We’ve given long and careful thought to how best to protect the security of our customers’ data, of especially

    Bitpay announces BitAuth

    | 2014/07/02 7:37 pm
  • Here’s a fun fact: According to LA Times, Makati City in the Philippines is the number one place in the world when it comes to selfies, ahead of New York, Miami, and Cebu City, which is also in the Philippines. With so much drive for social media, the same people over at Bitmarket.ph decided to make a sister company that combined selfies and Bitcoin to further drive adoption, Bitstars.ph 1. How did it all get

    Q&A with Bitstars.ph: Bitcoin for selfies!

    | 2014/07/01 6:28 pm