• Security should be a top priority for all internet users, as well as companies relying on deployed hardware to ensure their intranet connections are as secure as they can be. While a mesh network may be a preferable choice for Internet connectivity, such a solution is still a few years away. Until that time, a router updating its own security is definitely something to keep in the back of one’s mind. Also read: The Bitcoin

    Turris Omnia Router Is Quite Appealing to Bitcoin Users

    | 2015/11/27 4:14 am
  • Bitcoin debit card provider E-Coin is taking part in the highly anticipated Bitcoin Black Friday event. The company will offer its Bitcoin debit cards at a 40% discount for 48 hours Also read: Bitcoin Black Friday: Merchants and Impact on Bitcoin Normally, an USD-denominated debit card from E-Coin costs $17 USD with standard shipping. During the two-day Bitcoin Black Friday sale, the same card will be available for $10.20 USD with standard shipping. The E-Coin

    E-Coin Black Friday Sale: Bitcoin Debit Cards 40% Off for 48 Hours

    | 2015/11/26 10:53 pm
  • Bitcoin ransomware has been a new type of malware attacking computers and networks all over the world. By decrypting all important file extensions, and forcing the device owner to pay a ransom in bitcoin to decrypt the files, assailants have found a new way to abuse the popular digital currency for nefarious acts. Even though it looked like this threat was “under control” for a brief while, a new version of CryptoWall is making the

    Bitcoin Ransomware CryptoWall is Back With Improvements

    | 2015/11/26 9:55 am
  • Bitcoin Black Friday is known to the bitcoin community as the biggest single day of spending for Bitcoin merchants. Much of bitcoin’s economy revolves around its real world use; Bitcoin Black Friday encourages this idea by offering incentives for purchasing with Bitcoin. On this day, hundreds of discounts will be offered exclusively to Bitcoin buyers on electronics, holiday gifts, clothing, and much more. With over 150 participating merchants, Bitcoin Black Friday promises to be the biggest day

    Bitcoin Black Friday: Merchants and Impact on Bitcoin

    | 2015/11/26 8:00 am
  • Making the Bitcoin ecosystem more secure is of the utmost priority to every individual and company active in this sector. Software solutions can only achieve so much in a short timespan, and improving things on the hardware side is not always as easy as we’d want it to be. A new Kickstarter project claims to be the first open-source physically secure computer, but can it be beneficial to Bitcoin? Also read: New E-commerce Trend is

    The Bitcoin Ecosystem Can Benefit From ORWL Secure Computer Hardware

    | 2015/11/26 4:44 am
  • Black Friday is just around the corner, and that means the time has come to snag up those amazing discounts on goods and services. Bitcoinist is offering several advertisement discounts as well to celebrate this year’s Black Friday event. Every advertisement spot deal will be subject to a stellar 50% discount,  and there is no better time than now to take advantage of this unique opportunity! Bitcoinist Black Friday Ad Deal Bonanza Advertising your product

    Bitcoinist Advertisement Prices Slashed During Black Friday

    | 2015/11/25 11:35 am
  • It is no secret how consumers are looking for more convenient and mobile payment solutions these days. Alternative methods – such as digital wallets – are slowly overtaking plastic cards as a popular way to buy goods and services online. A recent study conducted by WorldPay shows how more than half of the global e-commerce transactions are coming from non-traditional card payments. Also read: Coinizy Launches World’s First Bitcoin to PayPal Exchange Out With Plastic,

    New E-commerce Trend is Good News For Bitcoin Adoption

    | 2015/11/25 8:32 am
  • Crypto-games.net invites gamblers from all over the world to take advantage of their low-edge online Dice, Blackjack, Lottery and Slot machine games, in which they are offering everyone an opportunity to gamble online with cryptocurrencies (such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Dash, Gamecredits, Peercoin and Gridcoin) both, securely and anonymously. This online gambling site also offers the feature to invest in their house bankroll. Bitcoin gambling has been gaining momentum for the past few years and

    Crypto-games.net offers a collection of supreme games for crypto gamblers

    | 2015/11/25 5:48 am
  • BitPay’s multi-signature wallet solution – called Copay – has added TREZOR Hardware Wallet support. Even though the TREZOR hardware wallet has been around since 2013, it has taken a while for the BitPay engineers to integrate this functionality into Copay. The long wait is finally over, however, as the Chrome desktop app for Copay has been updated. Also read: Europe Gives Extra Attention To Payment Railways Copay Chrome App Adds TREZOR Support Integrating TREZOR functionality

    BitPay Enables TREZOR Support For Copay Chrome App

    | 2015/11/24 2:31 pm
  • The platform, presented by its founder, Yannick Losbar, during a live demonstration at the Parisian Maison du Bitcoin, promises to be the fastest, easiest way to convert Bitcoin to fiat money. “Up until now, 99% of the Bitcoin exchanges only offered the good old wire transfer, when one wanted to withdraw the funds he obtained by converting some bitcoins. This excludes de facto the 2.5bn unbanked people, as well as most of the teenagers, which

    Coinizy Launches World’s First Bitcoin to PayPal Exchange

    | 2015/11/24 9:59 am
  • Bitcoin has the potential to impact the gaming industry as a whole and change the way games are made and marketed to players. Bitcoin gains this potential from the nature of the gaming industry; there are several different genres of games with completely different business models. For the kickoff of this series, I’ll discuss how Bitcoin and other digital currencies can be used to impact player driven economies in MMOs (Massive Multiplayer Online). In this genre,

    Bitcoin in Gaming: Using Real Money in Player-Driven Economies

    | 2015/11/24 8:00 am
  • ‘Tis the season for excellent deals on presents and personal goodies for the upcoming holiday, and Bitcoin Black Friday is better  and stronger than ever, bringing with it a large number of  participating merchants! Coming up just three days from now, Bitcoin  Black Friday will be unleashing the most valuable deals found on the Internet,  and BitcoinBlackFriday.info is there to ensure readers can quickly and easily nail down on what they want and snag it – easy as cake! Normally, finding all

    BitcoinBlackFriday.info Brings the Best Bitcoin Black Friday Deals to You!

    | 2015/11/24 7:32 am
  • The world of finance and technology is constantly evolving, and traditional institutions have to play catch-up in this game to stay relevant. Contactless payments have been touted as one of the most revolutionary financial innovations of the past decade, and many consumers are eager to be part of this experience. An upcoming test by BNP Paribas will experiment with contactless payment displays. Also read: Lacksidasical AML Efforts Help Fund Terrorist Attacks – Bitcoin Not To

    Contactless Payment Display Experiment By BNP Paribas Can Boost Bitcoin Adoption

    | 2015/11/24 4:39 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
  • Samsung Pay is getting ahead of its competitors thanks to its innovative technology for mobile payments. Now that Chase Bank is supporting Samsung Pay as well, this mobile payment option is far ahead of Android Pay and Apple Pay. Despite this positive news, Bitcoin remains the most versatile mobile payment method available today, although mainstream adoption is still far away. Also read: Check Out These Cryptocurrency Clubs And Bitcoin Groups! Samsung Pay and Chase Bank

    Chase Support for Samsung Pay Brings Competition To Bitcoin

    | 2015/11/23 12:53 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
  • Ever since the Bitcoin computer by 21 Inc has been released, various community members have been very vocal about how expensive this device is. Especially when taking into account what the Bitcoin computer does, any owner with a Raspberry Pi 2 can replicate the concept. Or that is what one Reddit user believes, at last, although it remains to be seen whether or not this idea will work. Also read: Quora Launches Writing Sessions To

    Cloning 21 Inc’s Repository Does Not Turn a Raspberry Pi Into The Bitcoin Computer

    | 2015/11/21 4:37 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
  • Ask Me Anything sessions are quite popular on the Internet these days, as people want to connect with content creators and prominent figures in the sector they are interested in. Even though most of these AMA sessions used to take place on Reddit, the platform has become quite chaotic in recent months. Quora is launching their version of AMA sessions, called “Writing Sessions”. Also read: Bitcoin Meetup Groups in India and Europe See Amazing Growth

    Quora Launches Writing Sessions To Replace Redundant Reddit AMA

    | 2015/11/20 5:05 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