•   Syscoin, the first cryptocurrency built specifically for the needs of online merchants and marketplaces, has released its eagerly awaited Final 2.0 Beta version, the final step toward the release of its main net release in April, said Sebastien DiMichele, Syscoin spokesperson.  Anticipation of this development, coupled with last month’s announcement that it had been chosen by Microsoft for its BaaS service, Azure, has increased both volume, making it a top ten coin on several exchanges, and

    Syscoin Releases Final 2.0 Beta, Cuts Supply by More than Half

    | 2016/04/02 1:00 pm
  • Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, March 31, 2016 — Voxelus, the world’s first end-to-end virtual reality content creation platform and marketplace, today announced that its eagerly awaited “app store for VR content” marketplace is live, featuring completely free-to-play and free-to-download content through April 19.  Premium VR content, created by the community of more than 70,000 developers and artists who have downloaded the Voxelus Creator since its introduction at Oculus Connect, will go on sale with the launch

    Voxelus Marketplace & Voxel Cryptocurrency Go Live

    | 2016/04/02 11:42 am
  • Week-long event in Central London covers blockchain, smart contracts, asset digitisation & a weekend blockathon London, UK – Wednesday 30th March 2016 – Coinsilium, the London-listed blockchain technology investment and development company, is proud to announce its inaugural “Blockchain Tech Lab”. The Blockchain Tech Lab has been launched to address growing concerns about the blockchain skills gap. Taking place at Runway East at Finsbury Square, in the heart of London’s tech and financial districts, the course runs

    Coinsilium announces first Blockchain Tech Lab developer event in London during April

    | 2016/04/01 11:28 am
  • Wheel of Doge is a play on the classic Wheel of Fortune game. With its super colorful design, it is focused on Dogecoin. However, you can play with any cryptocoin, through the Shapeshift integration. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this company’s products and/or services.  About Wheel of Doge: Bet with Dogecoin and More Through ShapeShift Integration The game is super fun to play, with a low house edge. It

    Wheel of Doge Allows Players to Use Any Coin Through ShapeShift

    | 2016/03/30 5:00 pm
  • More than 55.000 financial technology enthusiasts from all over Europe have voted for their favourite European FinTech company. In addition a knowledgeable panel of judges from FinTech experts – consisting of experienced FinTech investors, innovation leads of European top banks (Deutsche Bank, Banco Santander, BBVA, Lloyds Banking Group en BNP Paribas) and FinTech visionaries – assessed this big selection of the most promising European FinTech companies. Combined with the public votes, the panel of judges constituted the

    Promising FinTech Companies Appear in European Top 100 List

    | 2016/03/30 2:51 pm
  • LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Collaboration Summit – March 29, 2016 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today is announcing the Hyperledger Project has filled key leadership positions and is welcoming new members. The Hyperledger Project is a collaborative effort to establish, build and sustain an open, distributed ledger platform that will satisfy a variety of use cases across multiple industries. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is

    Open Source Blockchain Effort, HyperLedger, Elects Leadership Positions and Gains New Investments

    | 2016/03/29 12:59 pm
  • March 24, 2016 — KeepKey, the leading bitcoin hardware wallet on the market today, is being offered at a lower price.  The device now has greater accessibility to digital currency users worldwide. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this company’s products and/or services. KeepKey Lowers Prices to $99 USD The hardware wallet will now retail for $99, down from its previous price of $239.00 USD. “The only complaint we have ever

    KeepKey Lowers Prices to Expand Availability

    | 2016/03/25 6:00 am
  • Binary options trading platform eXbino is pleased to announce several new developments aimed improving the trading experience for its users. The company is working on integrating SpotOption software into its platform. Exbino would also like to announce its new eXbino Follow feature, which enables social trading. The company has also completed Cubits integration, and now offers long-term BTC and USD options for bitcoin trading. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with

    Exbino Rolls Out New Features to Improve Trading Experience

    | 2016/03/23 5:37 pm
  • On May 19, Prague will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague. The event will bring together blockchain developers from all over Europe and those who apply the technology in practice: financiers, bankers and businessmen. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this firm’s products and/or services. The Blockchain Scene in Europe The event will consist of a conference, divided into two streams, and an exhibition of IT developments in the field

    Blockchain Technology in Europe: Theory and Practice

    | 2016/03/21 12:12 pm
  • London, March 17, 2016 — Wirex Limited has launched the first 2-way bitcoin debit card with a buy bitcoin function.  Wirex, recently rebranded from E-Coin, will now enable users to fund their debit card accounts from anywhere the world with bank transfers and alternative payment methods. This move is expected to benefit Wirex’s customers in more than 130 countries globally.  Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is

    Wirex Launches Buy Bitcoin Service and 2-way Bitcoin Card

    | 2016/03/18 6:00 pm
  • San Francisco CA. March 18, 2016 — Tendermint, a next generation blockchain architecture that moves beyond limiting and monolithic token-based/bitcoin-like systems, is one of the latest added to Microsoft’s exploding suite of blockchain and related tools and applications as part of the tech giant’s Azure Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Tendermint Being Added to Microsoft Azure

    Tendermint Added to Microsoft Azure Platform

    | 2016/03/18 1:00 pm
  • Arlington, VA – (Marketwired – March 17, 2016) – BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) (“BTCS” or the “Company”), a blockchain technology focused company which secures the blockchain through its transaction verification services business, is launching a pilot program to begin securing Ethereum’s blockchain.   Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Ethereum is a digital currency and blockchain platform focused on smart

    BTCS Launches Ethereum Pilot Program

    | 2016/03/17 1:44 pm
  • San Francisco, CA, March 15, 2016 — Augur becomes another one of the chosen in Microsoft’s Azure “Blockchain as a Service,” the tech giant’s emerging ecosystem of leading blockchain and related tools and technologies. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Augur Partners With Microsoft Azure Blockchain Project “On Azure, Augur will offer a turn-key solution for enterprises that wish to run

    Blockchain Project Augur Joins Microsoft Azure

    | 2016/03/15 8:00 am
  • Do you have a product that could be sold on a global scale but have multiple restrictions holding you back? There are many niche products out there that would benefit from being able to be sold internationally. However, many business owners run into the same problems over and over again when they try to scale their business to the global level. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and

    Buy and Sell Local Products Anywhere in the World

    | 2016/03/12 5:27 pm
  • “The KeepKey is the most secure, user-friendly, premium hardware wallet device on the market,” said Doug Miller, KeepKey director of strategic alliances and business development.“Sticking to our core values, we brought to market a device accessible to everyone so they too can experience using Bitcoin and the Blockchain with ease and peace of mind.” Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is not responsible for its goods and/or services. 

    Keepkey Expands Worldwide to Retailers and Vendors

    | 2016/03/09 2:41 pm
  • Facilitating international wage payments is quite painful.  Bank wires and traditional financial technologies are slow and costly. For instance, when sending wage payments to the Philippines through an international wire, it can take 5 days to arrive. In addition to this, you can often lose over 10% in fees and bad exchange rates. You can see a live comparison of Bank Wires to the Philippines with Bitwage Rates here: https://www.bitwage.com/payroll-individual#banktobank. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist

    Bitwage Releases An API, Credit Card Payment Feature & Hubstaff Announcement

    | 2016/03/09 10:34 am
  • Zebpay today announced a new set of app features exclusively for pro bitcoiners. Already available on Google Play, the app’s new features allows users to set their own bitcoin price (bid / ask), keep Rs balance in app to buy bitcoin instantly and check transaction status using transaction id. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Delivering on the promise

    Zebpay Releases Powerful New Features on Android App

    | 2016/03/07 5:57 pm
  • Blockchain SF is taking place at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center at 505 Howard Street in San Francisco on Mar. 7, featuring “a day of inspiration, talks, panels, demos and plenty of time to engage with attendees and speakers.” Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this organization and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Blockchain SF: March 7, 2016 Over a dozen speakers will be featured throughout morning and afternoon

    Blockchain SF Event to Be Hosted at Nasdaq Center

    | 2016/03/04 1:39 pm
  • Arlington, VA – (Marketwired – March 3, 2016) – BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) (“BTCS” or the “Company”), a blockchain technology focused company which secures the blockchain through its transaction verification services business, announced its CEO and COO have donated shares of BTCS common stock from their personal holdings, currently valued at $170,000 to Consumers’ Research (www.consumersresearch.org). Charles Allen, chief executive officer of BTCS, stated “The support Consumers’ Research provides to our industry is invaluable, and

    BTCS Executives Donate Personal Shares to Benefit Consumers’ Research

    | 2016/03/03 10:58 am
  • NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO – March 1, 2016 – A new partnership announced today between HYPR Corp. and BitGo, Inc. extends biometric authentication to the blockchain space to secure digital assets, cryptocurrency, identities and private keys. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with these firms and is not responsible for their products and/or services. BitGo and HYPR Announce New Partnership  This alliance of key players brings together biometric security with

    Blockchain Meets Biometrics: HYPR Corp. and BitGo Announce Partnership

    | 2016/03/02 11:56 am
  • Arlington, VA – BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) (“BTCS” or the “Company”), a blockchain technology focused company which secures the blockchain through its transaction verification services business, and Spondoolies-Tech Ltd. (Spondoolies), an Israeli transaction verification server manufacturer, received merger approval from the Israeli Office of Chief Scientist (“OCS”). Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this company’s products and/or services. Spondoolies and BTCS to Merge The OCS approval is one of two key

    Spondoolies Tech Gets Approval for BTCS Merger

    | 2016/02/26 3:25 pm
  • February 26th, 2016: San Francisco, CA — Today, social tipping industry leaderChangeTip announced ChangeTip Wallet, an exciting addition to their suite of tools that make Bitcoin, the most popular digital technology, easy and convenient to use.  The Silicon-Valley company boasts an impressive lineup of respected investors, including Gil Penchina, Pantera Capital, and 500 Startups, and hasraised over $3.5 million in funding to pursue micropayments and Bitcoin technology.   ChangeTip Wallet users enjoy the convenience of

    ChangeTip Announces ChangeTip Wallet, a Blockchain-powered Decentralized Platform

    | 2016/02/26 10:48 am
  • Bitcoinist is accepting applications for the Sales Manager job opening. This is your chance to work for one of the fastest-growing Bitcoin media outlets in the world. Working at Bitcoinist The position will be part-time and primary responsibilities will include: Managing a team of 5-6 sales people. Selling banner advertisements. Executing upon a sales plan and a proper sales strategy. Managing CPM and CPC online advertising initiatives. Maintaining a friendly and honest demeanor. Implementing a CRM system.

    Bitcoinist Jobs: Accepting Applications For Sales Manager

    | 2016/02/26 6:00 am