• Bitfilm is a company that makes films for websites looking to increase revenue, traffic, or improve the aesthetic quality of a website. “A film makes your website much more attractive, it generates more traffic and more revenues. We know how to turn even the most complex and abstract matter into an entertaining movie. We are specialized in films for the Bitcoin and Blockchain industry. So if you run a Bitcoin-based business and want to make it more successful, Bitfilm will

    Satoshi’s Last Will: Interview with Bitfilm

    | 2015/05/18 7:00 pm
  • A note from the Editor: In recent months, Factom has made a splash in the Bitcoin community. The goal of the Factom project is to create a “scalable data layer for the blockchain.” Essentially, the team wants to create a blockchain-based data management system that streamlines and simplifies businesses’ record-keeping systems.  Factom has displayed the potential of their project through a proof of concept project that stored the entirity of Project Gutenberg on only four hashes of

    Exclusive Interview With Factom CEO Peter Kirby

    | 2015/05/18 3:00 pm
  • Since last week’s Market Wrap Up, Bitcoin has taken a dive in price, dipping 2.25% from a high of around $244 to $236.50 as of press time. Compared to the mid-week update over on BTC.com, the change is much more sudden as the plunge from $244 to $236 occurred in the later hours of May 13. Also Read: Last Week’s Market Wrap Up There seems to be no bad “seed” of news that whales could be

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 5/10-5/17: BTC Plunges, Ripple Still Down, EAC Up

    | 2015/05/18 8:00 am
  • We recently published an article about blockchain-esque technology and its uses for a couple sectors. What we mean by “blockchain-esque” is that tracking, ownership of goods, etc. can be traced through an open database. This “database”, some might call it the world’s largest filing cabinet, can be utilised by everyone. For example: If you buy a new pair of Nike’s and you want to know where they came from and if they were created ethically.

    Bitcoin Blockchain Technology, Insurance and Police

    | 2015/05/17 8:00 am
  • Making Bitcoin more accessible to everyday consumers is one of the great hurdles to overcome if we want to kickstart the digital currency revolution. In saying that, I do mean literally walking into a store and purchasing Bitcoin with local fiat currency. Chip Chap has made that dream come true for Mexican residents, as they can now buy Bitcoin at 5,000 brick-and-mortar locations. Also read: Buy and Sell Bitcoin At 4,000 Polish ATMs With Chip

    Chip Chap Lets You Buy Bitcoin From 5,000 Major Retailers

    | 2015/05/16 7:00 pm
  • More and more companies are looking to bring digital services to their user base, which also presents quite the opportunity for Bitcoin and other digital currencies. And what better way for Bitcoin to gain more traction than by being added to a cloud-based content distribution platform such as Ziddu? Also read: bitSIM Turns Any Mobile Phone Into a Bitcoin Wallet Ziddu: File Hosting and Cloud Services When you talk about file hosting or cloud services,

    File Hosting Service Ziddu Integrates Bitcoin Wallet Into its Platform

    | 2015/05/16 3:00 pm
  • Imagine a digital form of identity and access control that can replace passwords, forms of physical identification like passports and driver’s licenses and how this can bring about a lot of changes. This has now been made possible as blockchain startup Onename has launched its new product Passcard. Also read: “Indestructable” Cryptosteel Wallet Gets a Redesign Passcard uses a blockchain-tied profile to create a secure and “trustless” identity and according to the company, is a

    Blockchain Startup Onename Launches Passcard

    | 2015/05/16 8:00 am
  • On May 7, 2015, Cryptosteel and SatoshiLabs announced their new partnership and redesign of the Cryptosteel cold wallet. Cryptosteel is an “indestructible” offline key storage system for digital currencies such as bitcoin. Cryptosteel, originally designed by Wojciech Stopinski, was created to make using and storing bitcoin safer. Made of lightweight stainless steel, this cold wallet is advertised as fireproof, acid­-resistant, and uncrushable.  Also Read: Coinprism is now Trezor Compatible Disclaimer: Bitcoinist is not affiliated with SatoshiLabs or Cryptosteel, and

    “Indestructable” Cryptosteel Wallet Gets a Redesign

    | 2015/05/15 7:00 pm
  • The relationship between Bitcoin and the online gambling industry has created somewhat of a trend for digital currency adoption. Bitcoin casino solutions are one of the more popular types of Bitcoin gambling platforms. CoinGaming.io is one of the industry leaders on that front, and it has recently announced its partnership with XIN Gaming. Also read: CoinGaming To Launch QuickFire Mobile Gaming Platform CoinGaming.io: Pushing Bitcoin Adoption in the Gaming Industry CoinGaming.io is a popular a white-label Bitcoin casino solutions provider. This company

    CoinGaming.io Expands its Bitcoin Gambling Platform Through XIN Gaming Partnership

    | 2015/05/15 3:00 pm
  • Social messaging applications are playing an ever-increasing role in our daily lives, as we want to be in contact with the rest of the world at any given time. Most everyday consumers have a few different messaging apps on their devices. This growing prevalence of social messaging could be beneficial for Bitcoin adoption. SendChat wants to capitalize on this potential, and has launched a crowdfunding campaign to make its app available for both iOS and Android users. Also read:

    SendChat Crowdfunding Campaign Goes Live on BlockTrust

    | 2015/05/15 8:00 am
  • Over the past year or so, it has become quite obvious that Bitcoin is one of the preferred online payment methods when it comes to online gambling. The online gambling business is slowly evolving, with more and more efforts focusing on the mobile market. Especially when it comes to playing casino games on Android, there seems to be a huge market. And Bitcoin could play a big role in that regard. Also Read: Nevada Attorney

    Bitcoin-Enabled Android Casino Games Are On The Rise

    | 2015/05/14 7:00 pm
  • On May 6, 2015, Cryptor Trust launched Blockchain Investor Inc. (BCI), a blockchain technology investment company. Cryptor Trust, a global investment company for bitcoin and cryptocurrency assets, has developed BCI to facilitate investments in industry-leading blockchain technology companies. Also Read: Cryptor Europe Inc. Announces a Global Public Offering of 25 Million Shares of Common Stock Both small and large-scale investors from around the globe are invited to participate in the Blockchain Investor Inc. open cryptocurrency

    Blockchain Investor Inc. Offers Opportunities for Investors

    | 2015/05/14 3:00 pm
  • Although Bitcoin has not yet reached Wall Street, its underlying blockchain technology will soon be right in the middle of the action. NASDAQ OMX, the company behind the NASDAQ stock exchange, revealed that it is testing a system that uses blockchain technology to oversee stock trades on a separate market solely for private companies. Also read: Overstock Wants to Issue $500 M in Bitcoin-Like Stocks The reasoning behind the idea of using the blockchain without Bitcoin holds that

    NASDAQ OMX to Bring Blockchain Technology to Wall Street

    | 2015/05/14 8:00 am
  • Over the past several days, the debate over increasing the Bitcoin block size limit has been rekindled. Gavin Andresen, the most prominent Core developer, restarted the debate in a blog post announcing his intention to respond to each substantial argument that opposed raising the limit. Staying true to his word, Andresen proceeded to publish a slew of posts addressing several different arguments against raising the limit. This series of articles sparked yet another community-wide discussion

    Should We Raise the Bitcoin Block Size Limit?

    | 2015/05/13 7:00 pm
  • Update: In a press release / statement Bitcoinist LTD used the word “acquired” instead of licensed from GAW Miners LLC. We are sorry for the inconvenience and misunderstanding we might have caused to Domain Guardians or anybody else in our press release / statement. The right wording is: The BTC.com domain was acquired By GAW Miners, LLC, However Bitcoinist LTD signed a private, long-term lease agreement until 2018.03.11. The licensee is Bitcoinist LTD and the licensor

    Million Dollar Bitcoin Domain Name BTC.com Launches Bitcoin And Digital Currency Industry Portal

    | 2015/05/13 2:59 pm
  • Getting digital currency integrated in our everyday lives is one hurdle we need to overcome as a community. But, on the other hand, we also need to show there is a definite demand for Bitcoin usage in everyday situations, such as buying food, using public transport, etc. Travellers on ACTION buses in Canberra, Australia had the option of using Bitcoin payments through a third-party application called MyBus 2.0. Unfortunately, due to the lack of interest

    MyBus 2.0 In Australia Deems Bitcoin Experiment a Failure

    | 2015/05/13 8:00 am
  • Polychemy, a fashion technology company, is rolling out its unique Bitcoin necklaces. Users can engrave their Bitcoin addresses directly onto the necklaces and use them to transfer funds without a mobile phone. Also read: Bitcoin to Play a Key Role in Denmark’s Cash-Free Economy? The elegantly designed Polychemy Bitcoin necklace will also help users keep their wallets safe & close to their hearts. They can store any type of data including names, messages, and URLs. The necklaces can

    Polychemy’s Necklaces Transfer Bitcoin Without Phones

    | 2015/05/12 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin is gaining a foothold in European countries as of late. Multiple Bitcoin exchanges are either expanding to Europe or are securing funding to expand existing operations. The latest Bitcoin exchange to secure a round of seed funding is Cryex, based in Sweden. Also read: Legacy Banks Invest In Coinbase’s Record $75m Funding Round Cryex Secures $10m in Funding The main goal of Cryex is to build a bridge between financial markets and the blockchain economy.

    Swedish Bitcoin Exchange Cryex Secures $10M in Funding to Expand Platform

    | 2015/05/12 3:00 pm
  • Speculation is running wild in the world of Bitcoin and digital currency after Rand Paul announced his tech counsel team members. Among those members are some very important people in the Bitcoin industry, particularly Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne. But what does Rand Paul need a tech counsel for, and what will Byrne’s appointment mean for Bitcoin and digital currency in general? Also read: Rand Paul Accepts Bitcoin for 2016 Campaign Donations  Rand Paul: Accepting Bitcoin Donations for Political

    Rand Paul Names Patrick Byrne as Part of Tech Counsel

    | 2015/05/12 8:00 am
  • Our society is evolving into a cashless economic infrastructure. Several European countries are trying to discourage people from using cash in order to pay for goods and services. That seems only normal, as cash transactions are a hassle when dealing with change amounts. The list of downsides when dealing with cash transactions is rather lengthy, and if Danish government has any say in the matter, Denmark will become completely cash-free in the near future. Also

    Bitcoin to Play a Key Role in Denmark’s Cash-Free Economy?

    | 2015/05/11 7:00 pm
  • The world of Bitcoin and digital currency is plagued by regulatory uncertainty across the globe. Several countries are debating on how they should regulate Bitcoin, while other countries are focusing on taxing digital currency. In the United States, regulation depends on which state your business operates in. But the American Bar Association may change all of that in the near future. Also read: Bitcoin Regulation Is Still Far Away For America The Current State of Bitcoin

    American Bar Association to Host Event on Bitcoin Regulation

    | 2015/05/11 3:00 pm