• The conference has already many confirmed speakers and Charlie Shrem is another interesting addition. Since the conference is taking place on 31. May–1. June, he will speak via webinar due to his house arrest and the organizers team is happy to have him on board. Shrem was arrested in New York JFK Airport this January for money laundering for Silk Road when he was on his way to speak at the Miami Conference. Now he

    Charlie Shrem will speak at Central European Bitcoin Expo in Vienna!

    | 2014/04/09 12:00 pm
  • As you may have noticed, CoinMkt was down for a brief period of four hours, this morning, April 8, 2014. The reason for the downtime was the discovery of a vulnerability affecting the latest version of OpenSSL referred to as Heartbleed. You can read more about Heartbleedhere. The vulnerability was patched quickly, but to be safe please change your password if you have traded in the past 24 hours. We’d like to remind everyone that

    CoinMkt was down for a few hours…. Here is their release about it.

    | 2014/04/09 11:26 am
  • The bull case for Bitcoin is often expressed as an estimate of the future value of all Bitcoins in circulation once it reaches its potential. The most widely known estimate of its intrinsic value is $400 billion made November 2013 by the Winklevoss twins Cameron and Tyler at the “New York Times” Dealbook Conference. At that valuation Bitcoin would be worth 70 times its current value of $5.7 billion. That’s based on an April 8, 2014 price

    Winklevoss: Bitcoin Payment System Worth $400 Billion

    | 2014/04/09 9:49 am
  • April 7, 2014 – Atlanta, GA – BitPay, the world leader in business solutions for the Bitcoin digital currency, today announced a partnership with New West Technologies, Inc. and NitroSell, with the release of an e-commerce and point-of-sale solution. The partnership between the companies brings a new and streamlined solution for e-commerce retailers looking to accept Bitcoin payments from anywhere in the world, with low risk of fraud and zero chargebacks. With Bitcoin, retailers can expand their payment options

    New West Technologies and BitPay Partner with NitroSell for Bitcoin E-Commerce

    | 2014/04/08 6:11 pm
  • If you could not make it to New York for the conference don`t worry. Our college Ethan Law is there streaming for us. You wont miss out anything. Ethan will go to all the sessions and panels and keep you updated on both days of the conference. Day one of the Inside Bitcoins Conference turned out to be a massive success; with 1,000+ attendees showing up to view the 45 various exhibits and over 30

    Bitcoin Conference New York – Day 2 – LIVE NOW!

    | 2014/04/08 2:58 pm
  • Day one of the Inside Bitcoins Conference turned out to be a massive success; with 1,000+ attendees showing up to view the 45 various exhibits and over 30 speakers. The conference began with keynote speaker Jeremy Allaire, Founder and CEO of Circle, who spoke on the steps that Bitcoin must take to continue its maturation as a currency. Around 10:00am the exhibit showroom opened up with many prominent Bitcoin companies present such as Bitpay, Cloudhashing,

    Summary up of the 1st day from the Inside Bitcoins conference in NYC

    | 2014/04/08 6:46 am
  • If you could not make it to New York for the conference don`t worry. Our college Ethan Law is there streaming for us. You wont miss out anything. Ethan will go to all the sessions and panels and keep you updated on both days of the conference. He will take pictures and update all of our social media sites for better follow up so you wont miss anything even if you are on the road.

    Bitcoin Conference New York – LIVE NOW!

    | 2014/04/07 2:44 pm
  • If you could not make it to New York for the conference don`t worry. Our college Ethan Law is there streaming for us. You wont miss out anything. Ethan will go to all the sessions and panels and keep you updated on both days of the conference. He will take pictures and update all of our social media sites for better follow up so you wont miss anything even if you are on the road.

    Live streaming from NYC Inside Bitcoins conference

    | 2014/04/07 10:23 am
  • After a steady weekend, the top cryptocurrencies are showing a minimal downtrend during Monday’s early hours. Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Litecoin and every major cryptocurrency are declining, though with the same promises to stay steady throughout the day as no major announcement or event is scheduled today. Can’t go mad if a rumor passed by though! BTC/USD At the end of April 6th (0000 UTC), the BTC/USD was trading at its two-day peak value, at around $462.

    Cryptocurrency Trading News: Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin Slide in Last 24 Hours

    | 2014/04/07 10:00 am
  • E-commerce giant eBay has added a ‘virtual currency’ section to its main US site, enabling users to buy and sell digital currencies like bitcoin, as well as mining contracts and mining equipment.The company earlier included the section in its category changes list for April under ‘Coins and Paper Money’. EBay is still not accepting bitcoin or other digital currencies for payments. It is the owner of PayPal, a payment processing firm, which continues to face stiff competition

    Ebay Adds Virtual Currency Section to Allow Bitcoin and Dogecoin Trading

    | 2014/04/05 3:00 pm
  • It is becoming easier for clients to purchase and use bitcoin, a digital currency that has taken over the world like a storm. Every month, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are churning out new technology that helps consumers utilize the currency, shop online using the digital currency as well as send it as a gift to friends. Last week, a bitcoin ATM was rolled out in Mountain View, California. More retailers, from coffee roasters and pizza delivery to

    Bitcoin Enters Mainstream Popularity as More Platforms Allow its Use

    | 2014/04/05 10:14 am
  • Bitcoin ATM providers and virtual currency exchanges may be subject to Texas licensing requirements, according to regulatory guidelines issued by the Texas Banking Commissioner on April 3. Whether business activities involving cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are subject to licensing requirements depends on the type of business, according to the Texas Department of Banking’s supervisory memorandum. Texas is one of the first U.S. states to provide specific guidance to Bitcoin ATM operators. Bitcoin ATM providers that allow

    Texas Issues Guidelines on Virtual Currency

    | 2014/04/03 8:35 pm
  • As the rumors of a crackdown by the People’s Bank of China have solidified over the past few days, Bitcoin prices have been hit hard. Last week, we told you that China’s central bank was rumored to be planning to force Chinese banks to close any accounts they have with Bitcoin exchanges by April 15. That news pushed the CoinDesk BitcoinPrice Index from about $585 on Wednesday to as low as $477 on Thursday. Over the weekend the price of Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Prices Whipsawed by Looming China Crackdown – But Not for Long

    | 2014/04/03 1:53 pm
  • CEBE acronym means Bitcoin business entry into the region of Central Europe. This region is represented by the following countries: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland. It will be the first and biggest conference of its kind ever held in this area. It is the opportunity to introduce the potential of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies to countries that are not really aware of its vast potential. The Bitcoin weekend would

    CEBE 2014 Vienna

    | 2014/04/03 11:46 am
  • Charlie Shrem is trying to buy time before presenting himself for the case where he has been accused to be a part of the Silk Road scandal. According to a March 28th filing in Manhattan federal court, Assistant U.S. Attorney Serrin Turner who is representing the 24-year-old Charlie Shrem, his client wants the case to be postponed until April 28th. Serrin Turner in his statement said that a possible deal to end the case may be

    Charlie Shrem’s Attorney Pleads for Postponing Court Case Till April 28th

    | 2014/04/01 10:06 pm
  • Starting today, sellers using Square payment system’s open market can accept Bitcoin through them. Accepting Bitcoin through them is dead simple. It generates a QR code upon starting the transaction, mobile wallets can scan the code, or input the payment data manually if using a hosted service. The payment is verified, and boom, you’re done. What does this mean for Square? Well, it pretty clearly shows that they understand Bitcoin is not a force they

    Square Marketplace now allows vendors to accept Bitcoin

    | 2014/04/01 12:00 pm
  • The United States’ new Bitcoin tax rules just made casual, everyday use a complicated bookkeeping headache. The Internal Revenue Service’s notice last week will force the average Bitcoin user to keep a strict record of every purchase made all year long — then perform difficult calculations to account for the changing value of a bitcoin. It’s meant to extract taxes from any gains in Bitcoin’s value, and the rule applies to everything bought with electronic

    New IRS rules make using Bitcoins a fiasco

    | 2014/03/31 2:57 pm
  • Gun buyers are about to get a lot more bang for their bitcoin. The digital currency that’s generated controversy with the hunt for its mysterious founder, gotten the attention of the Winklevoss twins, and been seized by the FBI will soon have a new use -– buying the super-powered guns of the future. Tracking Point, the Austin-based maker of rifles so smart they can make anyone look like Annie Oakley, announced on Thursday that gun

    Texas Gun Dealers Draw Tech Crowd With Bitcoin

    | 2014/03/31 7:57 am
  • A study by Swiss researchers concludes that transaction malleability attacks could not have accounted for Mt. Gox’s missing millions Fewer than 400 bitcoins could have been stolen from the Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange using so-called transaction malleability attacks, according to A Swiss study, far less than the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the company reported. The findings cast doubt on the failed exchange’s explanation of how it lost nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of

    ‘Malleability’ attacks not to blame for Mt. Gox’s missing bitcoins, study says

    | 2014/03/27 6:00 pm
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2014) — The Bitcoin Foundation is pleased to announce that Patrick M. Byrne, CEO and Chairman of Overstock.com, will be the keynote speaker at Bitcoin 2014 taking place 15-17 May at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam. Byrne began to express interest in Bitcoin publicly last December, shortly after U.S. Senate hearings on digital currencies. Since then, Byrne has emerged as a Bitcoin advocate who led Overstock.com’s ground-breaking move to be the first

    Patrick Byrne, CEO & Chairman of Overstock.com, to Keynote Bitcoin 2014

    | 2014/03/26 3:09 pm
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    Inside Bitcoins Conference & Expo heads to New York City in just 2 weeks! The conference is being held at the Javits Center and brings together developers, entrepreneurs, experts from the financial sector, investors, banks and financial institutions, payment processors and bitcoin enthusiasts! Jeremy Allaire, Founder & CEO of Circle, will deliver the opening keynote on April 7 at Inside Bitcoins Conference & Expo in New York City at the Javits Convention Center. Allaire is

    Inside Bitcoins Conference Heads to NYC in Just 2 Weeks – Get 10% OFF

    | 2014/03/25 6:00 pm
  • The recent hacking and defacing of the blog and Twitter account of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, and the leaking of a 716 Mb archive file that allegedly contained trade data, database dumps, personal information about Karpeles, and an app for remotely accessing Mt. Gox data, has apparently been a clever ruse to make users download Bitcoin-stealing malware. According to Kaspersky Lab expert Sergey Lozhkin, the file does contain (publicly available) data related to Mt.

    Mt. Gox CEO doxing was a ploy to spread Bitcoin-stealing malware

    | 2014/03/24 12:30 pm
  • After thousands gathered at Inside Bitcoins in Berlin, Germany on February 12-13, this innovative Bitcoin event is returning to New York City on April 7-8 at the Javits Convention Center. The conference and expo, which is expected to hail over 4,000 attendees, will delve into the implications of Bitcoin, along with predictions on what lies ahead. There will be over 50 speakers including Jeremy Allaire as a keynoter.  In addition, Inside Bitcoins expects over 40

    Bitcoinist.net Announces Upcoming Inside Bitcoins Conference in NYC – Get 10% OFF

    | 2014/03/13 5:59 pm