• Bitcoin adoption has been making a lot of headway in the remittance markets, as well as the unbanked and third world markets. Zebpay thrives in these markets. Starting as a bitcoin exchange known as buysellbitco.in, Zebpay quickly became a bitcoin-based mobile wallet provider in September of 2014. Zebpay is India’s first bitcoin app, allowing people to buy, sell, or transaction bitcoin. Besides exchanging from fiat to BTC, Zebpay has also transacted Flipkart and Amazon vouchers among others,

    Zebpay Making Headway in India

    | 2015/03/30 8:00 pm
  • Guest article by Kevin Cruz Changetip has rapidly emerged to be an important service for introducing cryptocurrencies to the masses; they market themselves as a “love button for the Internet.” Lovestamp, a startup based out of Houston, Texas, is working with them to create a fun and physical way to show love. Also Read:  Interview with ChangeTip: The Love Button For The Internet LoveStamp is an engagement platform for merchants to show appreciation to their

    ChangeTip and LoveStamp Bring Love to Bitcoin

    | 2015/03/30 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoin was still suffering a decline from the week before due to a disappearance in Evolution, one of the bigger dark web marketplaces available. Bitcoin started the week around $270, and ended at $241, making for an approximate decline of 10%. Also Read: Last Weeks Market Wrap Up Agora, one of the Evolution’s biggest competitors to replace Silk Road and Silk Road 2, is currently being monitored for a wallet with almost 24,000 BTC in it. While

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 3/22 – 3/29: DRK Dashes to New Heights, BTC declines

    | 2015/03/30 8:00 am
  • Bitcoinist Brings you an article from guest writer Bethany Taylor. People trading bitcoin may have struggled due to the currency’s falling price. But when it comes to mainstream acceptance of Bitcoin, 2014 was a great year. So where should you be headed to spend your bitcoin in 2015? Overstock In January of 2014, Overstock became the first main retailer to accept bitcoin payments. Initially, this option was open to US buyers only. In September, the option

    Where To Spend Your Hard-Earned Bitcoin

    | 2015/03/29 3:00 pm
  • Whenever a new Bitcoin service comes along, it goes hand in hand with excitement and curiosity. As we have come to learn over the past few years, you should be careful about getting your hopes up for something that sounds too good to be true on paper. My Wallet Ltd. is one of those services you shouldn’t trust so easily with your Bitcoins. Editor’s Note: Bitcoinist.net does not endorse My Wallet Ltd. nor do we

    Bitcoin Service My Wallet Ltd. Pays Top Money For Your Coins, Why?

    | 2015/03/29 8:00 am
  • While many people understand the basics of Bitcoin’s blockchain, it is important to understand it completely. Many people argue that the blockchain, Bitcoin’s underlying mechanic, has more value than the currency itself. Several different financial institutions have conducted research on digital currencies and have all found that Bitcoin has the chance to turn the global financial industry upside down, all because of the blockchain. The blockchain’s potential is huge, and I will be discussing the

    All About: The Blockchain Part One

    | 2015/03/28 8:00 pm
  • When looking to play online bitcoin poker, choosing a site requires a substantial amount of information. The site needs to be reliable, safe, fair, and have a good playing experience. There are many online poker websites that allow bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies payment processing, but not all of them are trustworthy. Fortunately for players, there is a website that offers tons of bitcoin poker specific information and news for free. Bitcoinpokersites.net has been around since

    Exclusive Interview: Michael Bush of Bitcoinpokersites.net

    | 2015/03/28 3:00 pm
  • “ARE YOU A BLOCKCHAIN ENTHUSIAST, A HARD-CORE CODER, A DESIGNER OR JUST A HACKATHON OBSESSOR? IF SO, JOIN THE DBS BLOCKCHAIN HACK FOR AN INNOVATIVE TWO DAYS OF EXCLUSIVE BLOCKCHAIN CHALLENGES AND API ACCESS FROM TOP FINANCIAL INSTITUTES – AND SOME SERIOUS HACKING.”  Also Read: Colored Coins, What They Are and How They Work On The Bitcoin Blockchain If you visit the DBS Blockchain Hackathon web page, this is exactly what you are greeted with. The hackathon will have a meeting on

    DBS Blockchain Hackathon

    | 2015/03/28 8:00 am
  • Digital currency companies Bitrefill and Celery have partnered to provide the cheapest mobile airtime remittance service from the US. Users can send instant mobile airtime remittances to over 100 countries. Bitrefill has also announced their free airtime remittance service to India. Sergej Kotliar, Bitrefill founder and CEO, shared the news publicly on March 23, 2015 at the annual International Money Transfer Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Also Read: Abra: A New Kind Of Bitcoin Remittance Service Bitrefill

    Bitrefill Offers Cheapest US Airtime Remittance Service

    | 2015/03/27 9:00 pm
  • There is currently a special bitcoin project being conducted in Denmark. Coinify is teaming up with Danish journalist Elías Christian Lundström for their experiment; can someone live for a month only using Bitcoin? “Coinify is working toward mainstreaming Bitcoin. We believe in Bitcoin as a real, everyday currency that can be used by the general public. This meant that we had to create an audacious experiment to show the general public that using Bitcoin for

    Can you live solely on Bitcoin? Coinify Project Trys to Find Out

    | 2015/03/27 3:00 pm
  • On Wednesday, March 25 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new rules to facilitate smaller companies’ access to capital. The new rules presented by the SEC will provide a greater level of confidence from investors and there will be an increased amount of choices. Also Read: Bitcoinist Assistant Editor’s Formal BitLicense Comment These new rules are said to be updated and expanded from Regulation A, an existing exemption from registration for smaller issuers of securities.  The

    SEC Facilitates Smaller Companies’ Access to Capital

    | 2015/03/27 8:00 am
  • A.I. Coin is taking blockchain technology to a new level of performance and intelligence. The promising new currency features enhanced block-chain security, instant payment transactions, lower fees, and greater efficiency. The product of eight years of research in artificial intelligence, A.I. Coin is one of the first digital currencies to utilize artificial intelligence. The A.I. Coin Project is Proof-of-Stake (POS) – 21 million coins will be minted. Also Read: Is NeuCoin the Strongest Altcoin Opening in 2015

    Exclusive Interview with A.I. Coin Founders

    | 2015/03/26 9:00 pm
  • Neteller has been making waves lately by starting to integrate Bitcoin and starting to be available in the US in states Nevada and New Jersy. They recently announced that they would be buying Skrill Group (Sentinel Topco Ltd) for roughly 1.1 billion euros in order to expand its online services. Also Read:  Neteller now Accepts Bitcoin Deposits From the press release at Forexmagnates: Optimal Payments Plc (LSE: OPAY), the group behind the popular NETELLER payment

    Neteller Wants to Acquire Paysafecard Issuer, Skrill

    | 2015/03/26 7:45 pm
  • Factom is a data layer for the blockchain that allows users to permanently secure documents and even whole business processes. The Factom technology is especially compelling for those who want to build trust with users by providing complete transparency and real-time auditability of their systems, while at the same time maintaining user privacy.

    Factoids: The Tokens that Drive the Factom Protocol

    | 2015/03/26 3:00 pm
  • Coinprism, in a recent blog post, has announced the support of cold storage for TREZOR on its platform. Coinprism is the first Bitcoin 2.0 platform to integrate cold storage. This launch brings new things to both Bitcoin 2.0 applications as well as the Coinprism wallet itself. First, users will now be able to store colored assets in cold storage. Second, users will be able to link their spending to their TREZOR devices. Users of Coinprism and

    Coinprism is now TREZOR Compatible

    | 2015/03/26 8:00 am
  • Neteller has just enabled Bitcoin deposits. Neteller is an e-money service owned and operated by the British global payments company – Optimal Payments PLC. NETELLER services allow customers from over 200 countries to transfer money to and from merchants, such as forex trading firms, social networks, or online gambling firms.

    Neteller now Accepts Bitcoin Deposits

    | 2015/03/25 10:36 pm
  • Bitwage is announcing that it will be partnering with Xapo, a bitcoin debit card provider, to release the Bitwage International Debit card. This international payroll debit card service is the first of its kind.   Also Read:  Xapo Announces Free Multi-Signature Deep Cold Storage; Five Private Keys Generated Offline and Scattered Across the World This debit card will allow employees and contractors using Bitwage’s bitcoin payroll service to withdraw United States Dollars, Euros, and British

    Bitwage Partners With Xapo for New Debit Card Service

    | 2015/03/25 3:00 pm
  • Colored Coins is an advanced application of Bitcoin’s blockchain. The protocol is considered to have Bitcoin 2.0 properties, as it expands the use of Bitcoin’s blockchain. Colored Coins are tokens that are marked to represent real world assets. They can be used to prove ownership of cars, real estate, precious metals, etc., and are pretty easy to issue. While there aren’t very many cryptocurrencies that are Colored Coins, the ones that are colored offer some interesting

    Colored Coins, What They Are and How They Work On The Bitcoin Blockchain

    | 2015/03/25 8:00 am
  • Most of the Bitcoin trading volume is changing hands across Chinese bitcoin exchanges. Therefore, Chinese exchanges are feeling pressure to come up with new and innovative features to preserve their dominance and expand bitcoin adoption. OKCoin, one of China’s leading bitcoin exchanges, is attempting to do exactly that. Higher Volume Due To 0% Spot Trading Fees There are a few things all Chinese bitcoin exchanges have in common. For starters, all of these platforms are

    OKCoin To Expand Bitcoin Adoption With New Service

    | 2015/03/24 9:00 pm
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    The Litecoin Association, which consists of directors Andrew Vegetabile, Jason King, Eric Mihalik, Ryszard Mielcarek, and Phillip Auman, has just launched litecoin.com. The website is designed to educate merchants and users on how to use and accept Litecoin as an alternative payment method. This announcement follows the association’s last announcement, which established a new team composed of developers and graphic artists. The development team has put in a substantial amount of work into the website,

    Litecoin Association Takes Step Forward and Launches Litecoin.com

    | 2015/03/24 3:00 pm
  • Inside Bitcoins Berlin 2015 – Day 1 – The Pros and Cons of Bitcoin Investing   Inside Bitcoins Berlin – Day 2 – Emerging Issues in Regulatory Compliance and Law Enforcement Efforts   Why Bitcoin is a Superior Payment System for eCommerce – Ashok Misra   Education, Communication, and the Blockchain – Jeremy Gardner The Inside Bitcoins Berlin 2015 conference had many excellent speakers at the event as you can see from our broadcast videos

    Inside Bitcoins Berlin 2015 – Video Broadcast #2

    | 2015/03/24 9:00 am
  • KNC is a well-known mining company based in Sweden for releasing ASICs last year of massive hash rate, namely the Scrypt ASIC miner Titan. At time of announcement when Scrypt was still heavily GPU mineable, the Titan was capable of hashing 250-300 mh/s, and up to 400mh/s for the second batch of orders at a equally titanic price of $10,000. Also Read: Bitcoinist News Bits: The KnC Lawsuit Investigation Shortly after KNC delivered the first Titans,

    Customers Detail KNC Fraud, Lawsuit Launches Soon Part 1 of 3

    | 2015/03/24 8:00 am