• 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
  • We are  in Austin for the Texas Bitcoin Conference streaming live, just like we did from the North American BTC conference and from the Insidebitcoin Conference from Berlin. “The Texas Bitcoin Conference will be held in the Technology and Conference Center, a state of the art, 44,000 square foot facility. This will be the biggest conference in the history of Bitcoin. The Texas Bitcoin Conference will allow attendees to explore this new technology from a host

    Texas Bitcoin Conference – LIVE

    | 2014/03/05 10:28 am
  • SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Sacramento Kings announced they will become the first major professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin, a popular online currency. The bitcoin purchases will be processed through BitPay – the world’s largest payment processor for virtual currencies. Since purchasing the Kings earlier this year, majority team owner Vivek Ranadivé has directed a business philosophy coined “NBA 3.0,” which focuses on investments in technology, globalization and deep community partnerships. The BitPay relationship

    SACRAMENTO KINGS BECOME FIRST PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAM TO ACCEPT VIRTUAL CURRENCY BITCOIN

    | 2014/03/02 10:23 am
  • Bitcoinist.net is proud to be a media partner for the Texas Bitcoin Conference. We will be in Austin for the Texas Bitcoin Conference streaming live, just like we did from the North American BTC conference and from the Insidebitcoin Conference from Berlin. “The Texas Bitcoin Conference will be held in the Technology and Conference Center, a state of the art, 44,000 square foot facility. This will be the biggest conference in the history of Bitcoin. The

    Texas Bitcoin Conference

    | 2014/02/26 9:06 am
  • Hundreds of attendees gathered at Inside Bitcoins in New York City for thoughtful and engaging networking and discussions on replacing an archaic financial system, freedom of speech, and the Bitcoin revolution. Now, the conference and expo will head to Berlin, Germany on February 12-13th to explore the growth of virtual currencies, FinTech business trends, investment strategies, and more. The program is designed to provide an overview of where the virtual currency industry is today, and

    Inside Bitcoins – Berlin LIVE

    | 2014/02/12 8:32 am
  • Bitmain Antminer U1 Bitmain’s new mini bitcoin miner has just landed in our hands at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. It is a rather small and compact bitcoin miner. It can be used by individuals without mining farms or it can be an ideal solution for office use. Power efficient and silent without fans or any other moving parts, it has only a quite large heatsink. Why buy it? Small, efficient and a

    Bitmain Antminer U1 – review, hands on

    | 2014/02/10 6:25 pm
  • Hundreds of attendees gathered at Inside Bitcoins in New York City for thoughtful and engaging networking and discussions on replacing an archaic financial system, freedom of speech, and the Bitcoin revolution. Now, the conference and expo will head to Berlin, Germany on February 12-13th to explore the growth of virtual currencies, FinTech business trends, investment strategies, and more. The program is designed to provide an overview of where the virtual currency industry is today, and

    Discover the future of Bitcoins and Crypto Currency with national and international industry specialists!

    | 2014/02/04 5:57 pm
  • Today we received an email including this, we are trying to help so here is a story – try to help them! Last night my MtGox account was hacked, and the robber withdrawed 6 BTC and boght 4 more for from my 3600 USD then withdraw it again. With two factor authentication and a phone in my pocket. Strange right? As soon as I saw the email – right after the transaction – I replied

    MtGox transferring BTC to a Robber? Yes, they knew it.

    | 2014/01/30 4:00 pm
  • Gone are the days when Bitcoin was considered as a currency for geeks and those in the darker corners of the internet. Adding eBay to the list of trading platforms for Bitcoin has been a reason to rejoice for Bitcoin enthusiasts all over the world as this move makes Bitcoin a whole lot more accessible. eBay is launching a dedicated Virtual Currency category on eBay Classifieds in the UK on 10th of February. eBay Classifieds,

    eBay UK, Paypal & Zynga are bringing Bitcoin to the mainstream

    | 2014/01/21 4:01 pm
  • Just when you thought you had comfortably wrapped your head around the whole Bitcoin thing, some restless coders up and add another layer of complexity to the world’s preferred brand of magical internet money. A new wave of decentralization may soon be upon us. Lusty possibilities abound. More and more people are coming to understand Bitcoin as both a medium of exchange and a nifty (nerdy) payments and communications system. It is at once a

    Bitcoin 2.0: Distributed Corporations, Derivatives, and Information Markets

    | 2014/01/21 3:54 pm
  • Just a year ago, a bitcoin was worth $13. And today, the same piece of digital currency is valued at more than $800 on popular online money exchanges. But Chris Dixon believes that’s still a serious bargain. Dixon, a partner with the big-name Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andressen Horowitz, is adamant that bitcoin could become the primary means of making payments on the internet, and if that happens, the price of a bitcoin will

    Silicon Valley VC Thinks a Single Bitcoin Will Be Worth $100,000

    | 2014/01/15 4:50 pm
  • Inside Bitcoins – The future of bitcoins conference is about to hit New York City this april. The early bird tickets are out, the price is a bit spicy, but the Networking ticket seems interesting for the less wealthy fellas. At least we have an option to visit the exhibition. The early bird ticket for the 2 days conference cost $399 the one day pass is $299 the networking pass is $10 – only valid

    Bitcoin conference New York City April 7-8, 2014

    | 2014/01/09 10:03 am
  • Singapore-registered companies who buy and sell bitcoins or exchange the digital currency for other goods and services must pay taxes for these transactions, says the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), Singapore’s tax authority. The government’s stance towards the volatile cryptocurrency, which once again soared above $1,000 in price, echoes countries like Germany, Norway, and the United Kingdom, all of which deemed Bitcoin taxable. In a series of emails sent to Singapore-based Bitcoin brokering service

    Singapore government to tax some bitcoin transactions

    | 2014/01/08 5:10 pm
  • California Cantina in Santiago will become the first restaurant in Chile, and the first nightclub in all of Latin America, to accept bitcoins, according to their director of press and public relations, Sonia Galleguillos. Officially launching on January 8, the restaurant will be a bitcoin “pioneer” for Latin America, said Galleguillos. She adds that the club has received significant interest on social media regarding the restaurant’s decision to accept the digital currency, in addition to

    Chilean Nightclub to Pioneer Bitcoin in Latin America

    | 2014/01/07 3:37 pm