• The healthcare business is booming these days, as this sector is in dire need of some technological innovation. Even though most everyday consumers might feel the world of healthcare has evolved with leaps and bounds, there is still a lot of work left to do. Prenetics is one of the many startups exploring the healthcare market, and their focus lies on DNA testing. Perhaps blockchain technology can be of use down the line. Also read:

    Revamping Healthcare With Non-Invasive DNA Tests and Blockchain Technology

    | 2015/11/05 3:51 am
  • 2015 has not been a year without its hurdles. Bitcoin enthusiasts have encountered several scares over the last several months, regularly witnessing their favorite digital coin drop and fluctuate to the point that our mental states seemed to heading into very fragile territory. Also read: Bitcoin is the “Real Boy” of Money; No Strings Attached The year began on an unsteady path when in January, Bitcoin dropped into the $170 range. This sent fear and

    Will Bitcoin Rise Through the End of the Year?

    | 2015/11/04 8:00 am
  • Everyday consumers want to get the most bang for their buck, especially as far as online shopping is concerned. Scoring the hottest deal, or even the slightest of discounts will go a long way these days. Pepper.com is one of the most valuable platforms in this regard, as they collect a variety of localized deal sites in various countries around the world. Also read: PayPal – The Grinch That Almost Stole Christmas Pepper.com Creates Smart

    Promoting Bitcoin E-Commerce Discounts Through Pepper.com

    | 2015/11/04 5:14 am
  • Christmas time is almost upon us, and the wonder experience of Santa Claus, getting together with loved ones, opening presents, and overstuffing bellies with food is around the corner. One party has already shown its true Grinch colors, as popular payment platform PayPal is ruining the magic of Santa Claus. Not all advertising campaigns are greeted with a merry chuckle these days. Also read: Bitcoin: Discussing Code Changes Is Half The Battle PayPal (Almost) Ruins

    PayPal – The Grinch That Almost Stole Christmas

    | 2015/11/03 12:26 pm
  • eCoin is a trading platform that trades Bitcoin and Litecoin against USD exclusively. In an attempt to provide easier to the platform, eCoin has recently implemented social media integration into their website. On top of this, eCoin now allows users to withdraw directly to their debit cards, increasing the level of convenience. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with eCoin.eu and is not responsible for its products and/or services. eCoin

    eCoin.eu Trading Platform Integrates Social Media and Fiat Withdrawal!

    | 2015/11/03 12:00 pm
  • Discussions about changing the dynamic code that runs the Bitcoin blockchain should constantly be happening. Over the course of the past year, the talks of changing the block size have been an overwhelming topic of conversation. There have been some pretty stubborn people when it comes to changing the protocols code, and this is not to say that forking the code is the right step. There has been censorship and subsequently has created a rift

    Bitcoin: Discussing Code Changes Is Half The Battle

    | 2015/11/03 8:00 am
  • Over the past few years, banks have destroyed the precarious trust relation they had established with their customer base. Ever since the latest financial crisis hit in 2008, banks have been facing a lot of scrutiny from the general population and government officials alike. The latest anti-corruption campaign in Beijing has claimed three more victims, one of whom is the president of one of China’s largest banks. Also read: Genesis Mining Launches Nationwide Bitcoin Advocacy

    Is China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Driving The Bitcoin Price?

    | 2015/11/03 5:23 am
  • Genesis Mining, one of the first and more reputable cloud mining companies in the industry, recently launched a nationwide Bitcoin advocacy campaign, which is more focused on encouraging the consumer to form their opinion regarding Bitcoin than promoting Genesis Mining.  Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with Genesis Mining and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Launched officially at 9 am PST on October 28, 2015, the campaign

    Genesis Mining Launches Nationwide Bitcoin Advocacy Campaign!

    | 2015/11/02 12:00 pm
  • Most of the people who have ever heard of Bitcoin will be able to recall the story about how one person paid 10,000 BTC for two pizzas a few years ago. Even though that might seem like a gigantic waste of money in hindsight, this was one of the first times Bitcoin was used as a payment method for tangible goods. A recent study shows how Millennials can’t get enough of pizza these days, which

    Pizza Poised To Help Boost Bitcoin Acceptance

    | 2015/11/02 4:14 am
  • UkrCash is a company you should consider, however, due to the variety of options, reliable service, and high-quality customer support if anything is to go wrong. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with UkrCash and is not responsible for its products and/or services. As a certified partner of Perfect Money and OKPay, Ukrcash has been offering its currency exchange services globally since 2005. On top of 10 years of experience,

    UkrCash Offers Three Easy Ways to Withdraw Bitcoin to Fiat

    | 2015/11/01 12:00 pm
  • The ACCC has begun investigations into Australia banks, as they have recently shut down the bank accounts of several Bitcoin companies stationed in Australia, including exchanges such as Bit Trade and Buyabitcoin. While both sites seem to be functioning at normal capacity at the time of writing, motive behind the bank’s actions remains a mystery. With no explanation why, it has been reported that 13 accounts have been closed with 17 other Bitcoin companies having

    ACCC Investigates Banks Shutting Down Bitcoin Company Accounts

    | 2015/10/31 3:00 pm
  • To facilitate growth approaching mainstream adoption, registered company Cryptothrift based in Sydney Australia, has undergone rebranding to Bitify. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with Bitify and is not responsible for its products and/or services. The changes occur after two years of successful operation as Cryptothrift. IN the meantime, Bitify has “achieved continual growth since it began trading two years ago, with over 200% growth in the past

    CryptoThrift Rebrands to Bitify

    | 2015/10/31 12:00 pm
  • In 1940, Walt Disney released “Pinocchio,” the film that many scholars and critics consider to be his best. The tale of a marionette puppet operating without assistance truly comes to life in what is arguably the film’s most memorable scene, which occurs after Pinocchio is introduced to the twisted Stromboli. Jiminy Cricket watches by a nearby lamppost as the curtain goes up on Stromboli’s traveling gypsy wagon to reveal the little wooden boy, marching down

    Bitcoin is “The Real Boy” of Money: No Strings Attached

    | 2015/10/31 8:00 am
  • Technical issues are a broad concept, especially as far as financial services are concerned. These issues can range anywhere from a broken-down machine to creating a transaction backlog, and everything in between. Customers of Barclays, in the United Kingdom, were unable to access their funds due to these “technical issues”. Also read: Barclays Debit Card Authentication Bypass Lets Merchants Empty Customer Bank Accounts Barclays Web, Mobile, Banking, And Debit Card Payments Affected It is not

    Barclays Customers Suffer Second Outage In One Week

    | 2015/10/31 4:43 am
  • Paypal keeps adding additional payment methods to its repertoire over the past twelve months. Little under a year ago, the company mentioned how Bitcoin payments will be integrated through PayPal subsidiary BrainTree, although not much has happened ever since. Earlier today, an announcement was made regarding the integration of peer-to-peer payment platform Venmo. Also read: Following Money20/20, Bitcoin Investor Conference 2015 Held at Las Vegas Hotel “The D” Venmo – A Rage Among Collegiate Americans

    PayPal To Integrate Peer-to-peer Payment Solution Venmo Soon

    | 2015/10/29 1:02 pm
  • Based and started in Austin, Texas, Ucontrol.tv allows people to send Bitcoin (minimum deposit of 0.001 BTC) to three buckets, each associated with their own address. Each bucket supports a different charity; UControl.TV introduces another unprecedented usage case for Bitcoin. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with Ucontro.TV and is not responsible for its products and/or services. “The Bucket Splash channel was created as an initial test to explore the

    UControl.TV Monetizes Video Streams with Bitcoin

    | 2015/10/29 12:00 pm
  • The Bitcoin Investor conference has started at the premier Bitcoin accepting hotel in downtown Las Vegas – The D – following a strong presence for the bleeding edge technology at fintech conference Money 20/20. Just years ago, not even Satoshi Nakamoto or Nick Szabo (the creator of smart contracts), would have imagined that things would be moving forward on such a fast time scale.The event will run through October 29th and 30th and will feature

    Following Money20/20, Bitcoin Investor Conference 2015 Held at Las Vegas Hotel “The D”

    | 2015/10/29 3:45 am
  • Digital assets of The Weather Company has been acquired by data giant IBM, a company that is also invested in blockchain technology. Part of this deal sees the weather.com website, together with several other ventures, change hands. The ever popular Weather Channel is not part of this agreement, as the television network will become independent from now on. Also read: Linq: The New Nasdaq Blockchain-Powered Trading Platform IBM Acquires Valuable Weather Data IBM will now have

    IBM To Integrate Weather Channel Data With Blockchain Technology?

    | 2015/10/29 3:32 am
  • More and more mobile payment solutions are making their way into the hands of customers all over the world. While there is growing demand for mobile payment solutions, not all of these projects are received with tons of enthusiasm. Chase’s mobile solution serves as a digital wallet that requires customers to scan a QR code. By the look of things, someone has been paying close attention to Bitcoin. Also read: The Party Ends For Mark

    Chase Pay Mobile Payment Solution Shows No Innovation

    | 2015/10/28 12:26 pm
  • It is no secret the world of traditional finance is in peril. Lack of innovation for over fifty years has created a void that needs to be filled sooner or later. New payment methods, such as credit cards, are being used on the Internet en masse, without ever being designed to complete that task. Barclays bank has now admitted its debit card authorisation process can be bypassed, and they have no clue on how to

    Barclays Debit Card Authentication Bypass Lets Merchants Empty Customer Bank Accounts

    | 2015/10/28 10:11 am
  • On October 28th, 2015, BitGo, a digital asset security platform, is set to launch the first-of-its kind automated, open source Key Recovery Service (KRS) software for provisioning cold backup keys. BitGo has stated that this new KRS offering is part of their commitment to providing the most secure digital asset vault in the world while also ensuring wallet users maintain control of their digital assets.   Also Read: BitGo Surpasses US$1bn In Quarterly Bitcoin Transaction

    BitGo Launches Open Source Software to Ease Burden of Key Storage and Recovery

    | 2015/10/28 9:00 am
  • The world of finance and banking is evolving at a slower pace than a lot of people would like. Not that this should come as a surprise, as fifty years of resting on laurels has been the source of little to no innovation. However, a legally compliant financial platform for both consumers and merchants has been developed, and digital Euros might make an appearance soon within the EU banking system. Also read: Tierion and Philips

    Digital Euro Tokens Based on Bitcoin Technology Coming in 2016

    | 2015/10/27 12:55 pm