• While Various governments around the world are trying to invade user privacy on an even bigger scale,  VPN provider CyberGhost is taking a different approach. Creating a pro-privacy boot camp to find a helping hand in the form of tech startups working on privacy tools seems to be the way forward. Also read: Bitcoin is Not Anonymous and Lacks Privacy Cyberghost: Taking Back User Privacy In Europe Cyberghost, mostly known for their VPN services, has

    VPN Provider Cyberghost Launches Pro-Privacy Initative, Refers to Bitcoin

    | 2015/07/21 6:56 am
  • Helping out websites and webmasters that cover Bitcoin events and prices, Bitcoinist has brought in the latest and attractively designed Bitcoin news widget and Bitcoin price widget. The widgets are customizable to fit into the specific requirements from the websites that want to increase both traffic and business. Also read: Exclusive Interview with Alexander Kent of CoinBelly Though the Bitcoin ecosystem is still very small, a lot of events take place in the community every day.

    Bitcoinist Launches Bitcoin News and Price Widgets for Websites

    | 2015/07/21 12:01 am
  • More and more Bitcoin-inspired services are popping up all over the Internet. Blockchain technology and strong encryption standards allow developers to come up with new and creative ways to protect services we use in our daily lives. Passphrase.io is a new zero-knowledge notepad-like service that can be accessed at any time from any device, by using a passphrase. Also Read: Symbiont Develops Smart Security for Financial Institutions Passphrase.io – A Social Experiment With Lots of

    Passphrase.io Uses Bitcoin-level Encryption To Create A Safe Online Notepad Service

    | 2015/07/20 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoin, among other coins, saw both an increase in price followed by a hefty decrease in price shortly after. Bitcoin broke $300 after nearly a month of steady price gains. Unfortunately, the price was not able to stay there for more than a couple of days and since then price has fallen. While the price has attempted on multiple occasions for reentry into $300, the highest Bitcoin has been this week $294. Price has continued

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 7/12 – 7/19: BTC Down 10%, Markets Holding Steady

    | 2015/07/20 3:00 pm
  • Consumerism is an ever-evolving creature, and since online shopping has become an increasing part of our daily lives, it has also changed the way we buy goods. As a result, most high street shopping is on a steady decline month over month, eve though not all of that is attributed to online shopping. The time has come to offer more convenient payment methods to customers, of which Bitcoin could easily become of the frontrunners. Also

    High Street Shopping On The Decline, Time For Alternate Payment Methods Such as Bitcoin?

    | 2015/07/20 8:35 am
  • Cybersecurity is a booming business, as there have been numerous attacks and threats against Internet services in recent years. Even in the Bitcoin world, there is a constant threat to various services by hackers looking for a way to score some easy money. As a result, there is an increase in cybersecurity startups, and some of them are seeing a major success once they IPO. Also read: Symbiont Develops Smart Security for Financial Institutions Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity Is A Hot Market, Bitcoin Businesses to Benefit From New Solutions

    | 2015/07/20 8:00 am
  • Coinsetter is a New York City, venture capital financed bitcoin exchange that is dedicated to making bitcoin safe and reliable for active users. Recently the exchange introduced new features to its professional Platform. Also Read: Coinsetter Acquires CaVirtex Bitcoin Exchange in Expansion Operating since 2012, the company offers a transparent and institutional exchange with professional trading features and an easy to use platform. Coinsetter, recently announced the release of what is, by far, the most

    Interview with Coinsetter Chief Executive Jaron Lukasiewicz

    | 2015/07/19 12:00 pm
  • The recent media storm about Hacking Team has shed light on some things most people would have rather never known. And despite all of the negative parts, there are major companies still showing a legitimate interest in hacking Team and what they can bring to the table. Building more drones to inject spyware through Wi-Fi networks is just one of the many possibilities. Also read: Hacking Team Collective Gets Exposed Due To Non-Decentralized Servers Boeing

    Installing Spyware With Drones Could Lead to Linking People To a Bitcoin Address

    | 2015/07/19 10:08 am
  • In our Bitcoin Breaking News Brief article yesterday, it was mentioned how the ProxyHam Box will not be revealed after all. As sad as the news was to some privacy enthusiasts, there are quite a lot of alternatives available. In fact, most of these devices can be constructed by the end users themselves, with a little hands-on mentality. Also read: ProxyHam Box, A Privacy Protection Tool That Will Never See The Light of Day ProxyGambit

    Remotely Proxied Internet Connectivity To Boost Bitcoin Adoption in Oppressive Nations?

    | 2015/07/19 8:00 am
  • Apple Pay has been touted as one of the most innovative ways to pay with a mobile device. Whether or not that will be the case, remains to be seen. But ever since Apple Pay launched in the United Kingdom, it is causing issues with the London Underground. Using Apple Pay will put the user at risk of being overcharged for their journey, which not exactly how this system is supposed to work. Also read:

    Apple Pay Users in London Double-charged for Public Transport, Bitcoin A Superior Alternative

    | 2015/07/18 12:00 pm
  • Decentralized and so-called on-demand services are facing a lot of uphill struggles these days. Not just due to the legal and regulatory considerations, but there is one major topic of debate that has not changed since day one. Is an on-demand contract an employee, a self-employed person, or should they be categorized differently? By the look of things, that last option seems to be the best choice for now. Also read: Bitcoin: The End of

    Decentralized Services Responsible for On-demand Worker Class Creation?

    | 2015/07/18 7:43 am
  • Coinbelly is a company focused on Bitcoin information; with a blockchain, news aggregator, and price charts, Bitcoin users will have no problem following transactions, Bitcoin price, or Bitcoin news. Coinbelly takes it one step further with their hardware wallet, allowing you to keep your Bitcoins safe. I’m here today with Alexander Kent from Coinbelly.   Also read: Social Media Plays Pivotal Role in Bitcoin Media Consumption   Can you tell me what Coinbelly is trying to

    Exclusive Interview with Alexander Kent of Coinbelly

    | 2015/07/17 12:00 pm
  • If there was ever a time when it became clear the current system is failing and things need to change, it would be right now. A government IT official used fake degrees to run US law enforcement data systems for years and was only found out a few days ago. Screening processes are not doing a thorough enough job it seems. Also read: Chicago Bitcoin Center Launches at 1871 as Chicago’s First Bitcoin Incubator Educational

    Educational Credential Fraud Lands Government IT Official A Job Without Proper Degree

    | 2015/07/17 9:04 am
  • Security over the Internet is a topic of great concern among industry experts, as it looks like we are on the brink of facing a massive threat. As much as one-third of the world’s encrypted Web connectivity suffers from a fatal flaw, which could be exploited any day now. Additionally, the same type of attack can be used to break into certain types of wireless networks. Also read: Trestor Foundation Provides A Solution For Greece

    HTTPS/TLS RC4 Vulnerability Serious Threat to Bitcoin Platforms

    | 2015/07/17 8:00 am
  • Factom, the startup which believes the use cases of the Bitcoin blockchain extend far beyond financial records and into records of all types, has released an early working version of their concept which currently only runs on the Bitcoin testnet. After a recent deal was struck with Honduras, where land title registry is a long-standing challenge, the company has had a flurry of announcements, including a deal with Coinapult and a successful crowdfunding campaign on

    Factom Experiences Groundbreaking Fundraising Round, Releases Beta

    | 2015/07/16 9:45 pm
  • Social media is a new type of technology that revolutionizes our everyday lives. Whether we want to stay in touch with friends or families, read the latest news, or simply share what we love and do with the world, social media is there to help. And even though there are some privacy concerns regarding social media, most people still use this centralized type of service for lots of reasons. Also read: Twitter Wants Your Date

    Social Media Plays Pivotal Role in Bitcoin Media Consumption

    | 2015/07/16 12:00 pm
  • The Digital Currency Council (DCC) supports the development of best-in-class professional practices in the digital currency economy through training, certification, as well as connectivity with peers and prospective clients, has entered into a partnership with the Chamber of Digital Commerce (“Chamber”) to strengthen the advocacy and education efforts for the digital asset and digital currency industry. Also Read: Chamber of Digital Commerce Launches New Site, Announces Advisory Board The DCC, which has members from leading professionals

    Chamber of Digital Commerce and DCC Partner to Promote Digital Currencies

    | 2015/07/16 9:00 am
  • Photo sharing is one of the most often used tools of our society these days. Whether it’s through social media or just sharing pictures with friends and family, we love nothing more than sharing our memories with others. That being said, a lot of sensitive information is stored inside shares photos, which not everyone is aware of. Yik Yak may have the solution to that problem, albeit there are some rules to adhere to. Yik

    Decentralized Messaging App Yik Yak Announces Anonymous Photo Sharing While Collecting User Data

    | 2015/07/16 7:05 am
  • Ever since the Internet became a mainstream tool, one of the main concerns has been how users would be able to get content through illegal means. Piracy is a daily occurrence in the Internet world, regardless of whether the media in question is a book, tv show, movie, or audio track. The Authors Guild is calling for a major revamp of the copyright law to help combat this perceived problem. Also read: New Australian Law Attacks

    How the Blockchain Can Help Authors Guild Fight Piracy

    | 2015/07/15 7:00 pm
  • BitGive is the first 501(c)(3) US-registered non-profitable charitable foundation. With a mission to improve the public health and environment worldwide, it relies on the Bitcoin community to do just that. One of the ways it funds its many projects is through the annual auction BitGive hosts. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with BitGive and is not responsible for its products and/or services. The online auction that runs

    BitGive Online Auction Now Live!

    | 2015/07/15 12:00 pm
  • While Bitcoin excels in many ways due to its uniqueness; we’ve never seen anything like it before. This is usually a good thing, but when it comes to documentation or anything in the legal industry it becomes a disaster. We are left with individual interpretations as there are no precedents to base new legal rulings on. As we speak, governments are still ironing out the details in how they will deal with the disruptive financial

    The Law Of Bitcoin released; Legal Guidance For Bitcoin!

    | 2015/07/15 8:00 am
  • Jonathan Levine Gallery, one of the more prestigious art galleries in New York City, is now accepting cryptocurrency payments in the form of Dash (Digital Cash). The choice for digital currency payments was made due to their instantaneous transactions and ease-of-use, compared to dealing with cash payments or bank transfers. Jonathan Levine Gallery – Dedicated To The Avantgarde The name Jonathan Levine Gallery is renowned in the New York area, as underground art with a

    Jonathan Levine Gallery Now Accepting Dash Payments

    | 2015/07/15 5:02 am