• In a press release, the cryptocurrency/altcoin exchange Shapeshift.io has announced that it will be incorporating the digital asset Ethereum into its platform. Customers of Shapeshift can now buy or sell the digital asset’s unit of exchange, ‘ether,’ instantly using the exchange, along with Bitcoin, Litecoin, and other cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Ethereum is a blockchain-based cryptocurrency — one of many inspired by Bitcoin. Also read: Spells of Genesis Token Sale Launches With ShapeShift Of all the cryptocurrencies to

    Shapeshift Incorporates Ethereum into Altcoin Exchange Platform

    | 2015/08/11 8:00 am
  • ZapChain, a website where one can engage in online discussions regarding a variety of topics, will entertain an online summit to discuss the benefits that are brought to us by the use of Bitcoin. Bitcoin’s history is stained due to its use in criminal activities and the darknet, yet, it does not the change the potential for both present and future. A person unfamiliar to bitcoin may have heard of it through a news channel

    Revealing Bitcoin’s Legality: The ZapChain Summit

    | 2015/07/31 3:00 pm
  • 1st Latin American forum on Virtual Currencies In The Financial And Regulatory Environment. Virtual Currencies are a reality, and this 1st Forum is your chance to understand and embrace the wide spread of opportunities that this new technology brings for societies and businesses. During a full day key players will address ideas and international experiences for setting up a regulatory framework that promotes exploration and development while mitigating the risks.   Watch the live stream below: Visit the

    LIVE STREAMING from Labitcoinconf in Brasil

    | 2015/07/31 9:37 am
  • August would have been a very exciting month for technology enthusiasts around the world. A security researcher, by the name of Ben Caudill, had set the date and time to unveil his privacy device that would allegedly mask the physical location of Internet users. But for some reason, that unveiling has been scheduled, which is cause for concern and consternation around the world. Also read: Dutch Government Officials to Change Privacy Laws With Bulk Online

    ProxyHam Box, A Privacy Protection Tool That Will Never See The Light of Day

    | 2015/07/14 9:17 am
  • Inside Bitcoins is coming to Chicago, Illinois July 10-11, 2015 at the Navy Pier. Speakers at the event will include top industry experts and professionals who will share insights into the cutting edge of bitcoin. Bitcoinist is proud to be an official media sponsor of the event. Also Read:Inside Bitcoins Comes to Chicago The schedule and complete list of confirmed speakers and sessions have been officially announced. Some of the sessions at Inside Bitcoins Chicago

    Inside Bitcoins Chicago: Speaker Highlights

    | 2015/06/30 3:00 pm
  • As London FinTech Week approaches — being held during September 2015 — Kevin Taylor, author of Fin Tech Law: A Guide to Technology in the Financial Services Industry that covers topics from Bitcoin to cybersecurity, will be available for interview, meeting or excerpt requests. Also read: Republican Senators Want to Outlaw Online Gambling in the US The city of London is going to host FinTech Week this September to represent the thriving Fintech community. The organizers

    Kevin Taylor Takes Questions During London FinTech Week

    | 2015/06/30 8:00 am
  • On September 24, 2015, Ukraine will host the second Bitcoin Conference that will bring together professionals of the cryptocurrency community from around the world and people wishing to get first-hand knowledge about the currency, which has the potential to become the world’s No 1. financial technology. Also Read: Keynote2015: ‘Redefining Financial Technology’ Bitcoin Conference Kiev will become for the second time a unique fundamental platform in Ukraine where the world’s opinion leaders will talk about

    Kiev Will Host the Second Annual Bitcoin Conference

    | 2015/06/28 6:00 pm
  • Keynote2015 is a new FinTech conference that aims to spread knowledge about Bitcoin in Los Angeles, California. This conference focuses around Bitcoin, the blockchain, and the benefits these two technologies can bring to the financial sector. Keynote2015 will take place on August 3, 2015, at the Park Plaza Hotel in LA.  Also read: Trestor Partners with Cameroon for New Currency Ecosystem The Keynote team firmly believes that the blockchain is big news for the finance industry.

    Keynote2015: ‘Redefining Financial Technology’

    | 2015/06/22 9:00 am
  • While Bitcoin is without a doubt the most used cryptocurrency and we would not be here without it, who says Bitcoin is to reign supreme forever? While most cryptocurrencies accept Bitcoin as a perfect solution, there are exceptions. Take, for example, DNotes, who will be giving a presentation on just that: the shortfalls of Bitcoin. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with DNotes and is not responsible for

    DNotes Alan Yong Speaks at Silicon Dragon Regarding Bitcoins Shortfalls

    | 2015/06/17 6:00 pm
  • The World’s Largest FinTech and Payments event is coming to Europe! Book by Friday to pay the lowest price, saving over 40%. Use code: BITCN200 to save a further €200 and pay only €1695! also read: Money20/20: Bitcoin Coverage & Tool for Engagement Money20/20 is the world’s largest Payments and Financial Services event and, to the delight of European FinTech companies, is coming to Copenhagen on 4th – 7th April for the first time. The regional team are working closely with companies

    The World’s Largest FinTech and Payments event is coming to Europe!

    | 2015/06/17 2:31 pm
  • MecklerMedia’s Inside Bitcoins Announces Schedule for its Chicago Launch, including Blockchain Agenda and Startup Competition; July 10-11, 2015 at the Navy Pier (New York, NY – June 16, 2015) – MecklerMedia Corporation announced the list of confirmed speakers and sessions for its Inside Bitcoins Conference and Expo in Chicago, Illinois, taking place at the Navy Pier on July 10-11, 2015. The event will cover a diverse range of topics including blockchain-based startups, bitcoin markets and

    MecklerMedia’s Inside Bitcoins Announces Schedule for its Chicago Launch

    | 2015/06/16 9:56 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • When operating a successful business that sells products, proper warehousing techniques are essential to boosting ROI on those goods that are waiting to be sold according to Steve Banker, an expert in Supply Chain Management. Mr. Banker will be speaking at eft’s 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum in Chicago next Thursday. Also read: Could You Run a Bitcoin Node Using DIY Home Security Solutions? Banker’s speech is based on a survey of 150

    Technology to Play an Increasing Role on Warehousing ROI

    | 2015/06/10 7:54 pm
  • In a series of announcements at its developers conference, Apple has revealed a number of expansions for the Apple Pay Digital Payment service. The biggest news is that Apple will expand the service and launch a UK market in the following month, making it the first expansion outside of the US. Apple Pay will partner with eight of the largest banks in the UK to support more than 70% of all credit and debit cards

    Apple Announces Several Apple Pay Developments, Includes Overseas Expansion

    | 2015/06/08 11:19 pm
  • In the recently held Pioneers Festival 2015 (On 28th and 29th May) in Vienna, Austria, Dronamics, the startup that manufactures drones for transporting goods, has won the ‘5th Pioneers Challenge’. Dronamics convinced the jury peppered with top investors e.g. Fred Destin from Accel, Lior Susan of Formation 8, Marvin Liao from 500 Startups, Oliver Holle of Speed Invest and Simon Levene of Mosaic Ventures from their drones service. Also read: Bitcoin Adoption To Thrive From

    Dronamics Wins the 5th Pioneers Challenge at the Pioneers Festival 2015 in Vienna, Austria

    | 2015/06/07 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin meetup groups are a great way to get together with like-minded people and discuss anything digital currency-related. Not only will you form a circle of new friends, but you will also be treated to a few presentations now and then. For those among us who like a few statistics, let’s take a look at some of the more recent changes and shifts in the Bitcoin meetup “power rankings.” Also read: California Bitcoin Bill May

    Bitcoin Meetup Growth Around The World (April 20th – May 19th 2015)

    | 2015/05/31 8:00 am
  • Article by Kyle Torpey The Bitcoin Foundation has been wrapped up in controversy throughout its entire existence, but the non-profit organization could turn a new leaf with the appointment of Bruce Fenton as the new executive director. Fenton delivered a clear, concise presentation about the future of the Bitcoin Foundation at Inside Bitcoins NYC 2015, and he made some statements that could possibly grab the attention of even the most adamant haters of the foundation. Throughout his talk, Fenton

    Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Bruce Fenton Outlines Plans for Improved Transparency at Inside Bitcoins NYC

    | 2015/04/30 9:00 am
  • Here is Bitcoinist’s day 3 coverage of the Inside Bitcoins New York conference! Also read: Inside Bitcoins New York Day 2: Afternoon and Evening Solving Real Business Problems with the Blockchain Peter Kirby, President of Factom, opened day 3 of Inside Bitcoins New York with his lecture on using blockchain technology to solve real business problems. Factom, Kirby’s blockchain project, builds on top of the Bitcoin blockchain — much like how many useful applications are built on top of the

    Inside Bitcoins New York Day 3: Morning and Noon

    | 2015/04/29 9:01 pm
  • Bitcoin: The Final Piece of the Protocol Puzzle. Bitcoin is VoIP, Bitcoin is TCP/IP, Bitcoin is anything, and Bitcoin is everything. The second day of the Inside Bitcoins Conference in NYC was phenomenal. Inside Bitcoins NYC Keynote The first session of the second day of Inside Bitcoins NYC was kicked off by keynote speaker Mr. Dan Morehead. Morehead is Founder and CEO of Pantera Capital Management. He created Pantera Capital Management in 2003. In his keynote

    Inside Bitcoins NYC Presenation Day 1 (morning till noon)

    | 2015/04/28 9:45 pm
  • David Berger, founder and CEO of the Digital Currency Council (DCC), will speak at Inside Bitcoins New York on April 29, 2015, Day 3 of the event. David shares some insights into the event and speaks on behalf of the company’s continuing education partnership with Inside Bitcoins. Also Read: Interview: David Berger, Digital Currency Council (DCC) President At Inside Bitcoins New York, David Berger will speak in two separate sessions. His first session is titled, “The Pros and Cons

    David Berger of DCC Slated to Speak at Inside Bitcoins NY

    | 2015/04/26 3:00 pm
  • Inside Bitcoins New York will host Barry Silbert as a speaker on Day 3 of the event in a moderated “Fireside Chat”. Barry Silbert will discuss bitcoin investing, and the latest trends, changes, technologies, and companies currently shaping bitcoin. Also Read: Inside Bitcoins New York: Sarah Martin to Speak on Day 3 Barry Silbert: Bitcoin Pioneer Barry Silbert has been a key leader in the rising bitcoin industry, even being selected in Fortune’s “40 under 40” in

    Barry Silbert to Speak at Inside Bitcoins New York

    | 2015/04/25 3:00 pm
  • The Ghent Bitcoincity event is almost here, and the time has come to give one last overview of what the organizers have in store for us tomorrow. At this point in time, we know there will be two walking routes to choose from, both of which will take you past the biggest retailers. It will undoubtedly be a fun day with lots of like-minded people to put Belgium on the global Bitcoin map. Also read: Inside

    Belgium Prepares for Ghent Bitcoincity

    | 2015/04/18 8:00 am