• The launch of the Digital Currency Council is seen as an exciting and timely step for crypto currency, and everyone who will become involved with it. Similar standards-based professional organizations have been critical to the functioning of our traditional economy, and there is no doubt that the Digital Currency Council will play an important role in the emerging crypto currency economy.

    Digital Currencies Council (DCC) opens Bitcoin Certification Program

    | 2014/09/25 3:51 pm
  • Finally, PayPal accepts bitcoin and signs partnerships with BitPay, Coinbase and Gocoin Today, PayPal gave “Bitcoiners” good news. Scott Ellison, PayPal’s Senior Director has revealed the companies that will be working with PayPal in the bitcoin integration in an attempt to increase the adoption of bitcoin worldwide. The first completed project is an integration with PayPal’s Payments Hub, which is their alternative payments platform for digital goods. Customers with a bitcoin wallet will now be

    Finally, PayPal goes “ALL IN” with Bitcoin

    | 2014/09/24 3:03 am
  • SocialxBot is a decentralized crypto currency that offers the innovative ability to send and receive secure, anonymous funds by merely tweeting. Now, every Twitter account in the system is automatically connected to SocialxBot. The goal of the project is to bring crypto currencies to all available markets in regard to social media, specifically focusing on the Twitter platform. Users can receive SocialxBot coins with their Twitter account without downloading the QT client. Twitter has over

    SocialxBot Enables Financial Transactions via Twitter

    | 2014/09/20 8:58 pm
  • The CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4), has announced the world’s first Bitcoin certification program aimed at helping solve the skills shortage as it relates to the burgeoning Bitcoin technology adoption. With Bitcoin related start-ups continuing to gain attention from venture capitalists and existing multinational companies now accepting Bitcoin payments, there is a lack of skilled technical experts available to hiring managers and technical recruiters around the world looking to fill Bitcoin roles. Personally, this is exciting

    C4 Launches World’s First Bitcoin Certification Program

    | 2014/09/19 6:49 am
  • You are invited to join us at New Zealand’s First Bitcoin Conference, Bitcoin South. As Bitcoin gains interest and popularity worldwide, many people in New Zealand are also embracing the potential of this new type of money. BitcoinSouth, New Zealand’s inaugural Bitcoin Conference is intended educate and drive Bitcoin adoption in New Zealand by bringing together a wide range of thought leaders, innovators and businesses leaders. Joing us for a two day conference which will

    Bitcoin South Conference

    | 2014/09/17 7:22 pm
  • GAW Miners one of the world-leading cryptocurrency hardware providers, has announced the launch of the world’s most easy-to-use bitcoin miner, The Hashlet Genesis. With its starting price at $9.95 it is lower than any other bitcoin miner in the world. This announcement comes soon after GAWMiners launched their cloud mining services, marking the beginning of the CLOUD Era for the Company. For Josh Garza GAW Miners CEO, the path to the future of crytocurrency mining

    GAW Miners launches the world’s cheapest miners

    | 2014/09/12 11:24 pm
  • After a long period of offering exclusively scrypt hashpower, Genesis Mining launched its new sha256 mining contracts in the beginning of September and became the World’s first large scale multi-algorithm cloud mining service. The launch was followed by a complete restructuring of the company’s pricing mechanism: instead of yearly contracts, Genesis Mining now sells hashpower for an entire lifetime. The company goes even further by challenging the whole market with prices that are well below

    Genesis Mining now offers lifetime contracts for both altcoin and Bitcoin cloud mining services

    | 2014/09/11 3:01 pm
  • 9/2/14 marked the launch of the first comprehensive digital currency education site, Coin Academy. Read about the launch here. The Review Bitcoinist.net decided to try CoinAcademy and write a review about our experience. Watch the review below: When a user lands on the homepage they will be prompted to listen to a guided tour of the service. I suggest watching as it gives you a full comprehensive outline of the service. The website offers curated

    Review of Coin Academy

    | 2014/09/09 10:14 pm
  • MerchantCoin.net is trying to facilitate global adoption of bitcoin. MerchantCoin announced early this week, its incorporation in Crypto Valley Zug, Switzerland. MerchantCoin is a marketing centric digital currency (XMC) working to globally present and commercialize the use of bitcoin. MerchantCoin is the first self sustaining, marketing centric crypto-currency that incentivizes consumers, advocates and businesses to acquire and use Bitcoin. Despite its rise in stature since inception in 2008, Bitcoin has faced significant challenges in garnering

    MerchantCoin.net set to launch new digital currency (XMC)

    | 2014/09/04 7:12 pm
  • The cryptocurrency ecosystem is constantly developing new and improved accessibility options for digital currencies; Exchanges are trying to go even further while presenting more direct service options. Localbitcoins finds that the demand for effortless and easy exchanging services is becoming increasingly necessary in order to serve a rising number of people and businesses starting to use Bitcoin. People are more interested in Bitcoin, and more shops accept Bitcoin everyday, both offline and online. The usability

    LocalBitcoins now lets you operate your own bitcoin ATM

    | 2014/09/04 6:00 pm
  • Palm trees, turquoise horizons, perfect weather, happy people… When you think of Bitcoin and other blockchain related technologies, the most remote island chain on the planet is generally not the first place that springs to mind. A fact highlighted by Hawai’i being ranked dead last on Forbes’ list. Yet, being so remote offers us a unique opportunity. As the old adage goes, “if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere”. While they

    Hawai’i gets its first Bitcoin ATM

    | 2014/09/04 1:28 pm
  • The “Bitcoin Startups Munich” Networking Group Held Its First Meeting Last Week. Attendance and Interest Has Surpassed Expectations Bitcoin Startups Munich, a business networking group that connects Bitcoin entrepreneurs and is building an ecosystem of Bitcoin startups, met for the first time on the evening of Thursday, August 28th. The event took place in the premises of Opentabs, a payment processing and e-commerce start-up in East Munich. Attendance at the inaugural event was higher than

    Bitcoin Startups Munich

    | 2014/09/01 12:37 pm
  • We are pleased to announce that Genesis Mining is taking a giant leap forward and will offer Bitcoin mining contracts starting Friday, August 29th 2014. The new Bitcoin mining contracts will be introduced at very competitive prices starting at as little as $2.15 per GH/s. As usual, the pricing is transparent: there are no additional fees or hidden costs. Everything is integrated in the beautiful Genesis Mining interface. Marco Streng, the CEO of Genesis Mining,

    GENESIS MINING OFFERS BITCOIN MINING CONTRACTS!

    | 2014/08/28 11:32 am
  • Virtual Bitcoin Expo 2015 is the biggest event of the year! By the number of participants, and exhibitionists, this event will provide easy access to the public, and connect you, the speakers and exhibitors with your esteemed customers. For the first time, the entire Cryptocurrency community is under one ceiling! This event seeks to set an alternative to physical expos which on one hand have an impact in the local community and provide an exciting

    Welcome to the World’s first Virtual Bitcoin Expo

    | 2014/08/26 11:52 am
  • Hungary’s first Bitcoin ATM is installed in Club Anker, a well known coffee house in downtown Budapest. A machine that changes Hungarian Forint banknotes to Bitcoin enables the promising popularity of the virtual currency to gain new ground. People who are afraid of personal deals or lack trust in online-only purchase have the chance to do it in a safe and tangible way. From now on, tourists and locals may exchange Hungarian Forints to Bitcoin

    First Hungarian Bitcoin-ATM debuts in downtown Budapest

    | 2014/08/25 8:45 pm
  • Toronto, Canada: August 21, 2014 – SecuraCoin has launched the world’s first physical retail bitcoin trade network specializing in servicing money service businesses (MSBs) and other brick and mortar stores.  Providing top-level compliance training and software solutions to their Agents, SecuraCoin launched on August 20th with an initial network of locations focusing on the Greater Toronto Area in Canada. SecuraCoin, which provides its Agents the ability to Buy, Sell, Accept and BitZipp bitcoin (send to

    Physical bitcoin trade service provider SecuraCoin launches with multiple money service business locations catering to new and veteran users of digital currencies

    | 2014/08/21 3:14 pm
  • “Supercoin, a X11 crypto coin, announced that they are finishing the last details on the new p2p decentralized trustless system and launching the new wallet with “SuperSend Trustless” on August 25th.  “SuperSend Trustless” is based on multisig technology and provides anonymous transactions to Supercoin users. Supercoin recently announced completion of the initial implementation of the p2p decentralized trustless system and beta testing of “SuperSend Trustless” will start on SuperCoin’s network on August 20th. The whitepaper

    Supercoin, a X11 crypto coin launching new wallet with “SuperSend Trustless”

    | 2014/08/19 2:19 pm
  • Bitcoin is admitedlly becoming a common way of payment; after the two industry giants, Dell and Overstock, Rakuten Super Logistics becomes the third giant multinational accepting bitcoin has a method of payment. Rakuten Super Logistics U.S is a company that provides order fulfilment services for online retailers, has already begun accepting bitcoin via BitPay after several requests from customers. Joseph DiSorbo, CEO of Rakuten Super Logistics has stated: “We are working to apply this new technology

    Rakuten Super Logistics is now accepting bitcoin

    | 2014/08/12 11:56 pm
  • Money20/20’s primary goal is to help advance innovations in payments and financial services for a world where commerce is an ‘anywhere, any time’ connected experience. Since our inaugural event in 2012, bitcoin and the associated cryptocurrency technology has become one of the most prolific areas of innovation in the industry—and Money20/20 has made a conscious and concerted effort to ensure its coverage. Broad Coverage Each year, our sessions on cryptocurrencies are standing room-only. This year,

    Money20/20: Bitcoin Coverage & Tool for Engagement

    | 2014/08/11 8:30 pm
  • Bitcoin 2 Business main Focus Will Be on Bringing Together Entrepreneurs, Investors, Start-ups and the Most Interesting Personalities in the Industry Brussels will hold the very first Bitcoin 2 Business (B2B) Congress on 16th – 17th October. It will be the first event with a B2B format meant only for entrepreneurs, investors, VCs and companies. Agenda will be also dedicated to support Start-ups and their projects. “Boost your startup and get the attention your idea

    Bitcoin 2 Business Congress will also host a Start-Up Show!

    | 2014/08/11 4:45 pm
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    The Scrypt-Mine is a fully managed and hosted Scrypt mining project with planned capacity of 200 GH/s of Scrypt hashing power within 6-8 weeks. The Scrypt-Mine is based on ultra high performance Scrypt Asic Mining with a fully managed Mining System. This system allows us to mine always the most profitable scrypt coins. Each share equals to 814 KH/s of mining power on our SCRYPT mining rigs.. • 1 MH/S of mining power on SCRYPT

    Mining ASICs Technologies B.V. launches Scrypt-Mine.com

    | 2014/08/08 7:31 am
  • A Bitstar has been born as a lucky bitstars.net player sets a new record for the bitcoin casino, walking away with a mega win of 66.96 BTC on Sunday the 3rd Monday, August 05, 2014 – A prize won on one of Amatic’s new releases Eye of Ra on bitstars.net has been officially recognized as the largest payout to date in this ever-growing bitcoin casino. The casino’s record prize of 66.96 BTC – equivalent to

    Bitstars announces a record breaking win of 66.96 BTC

    | 2014/08/07 9:00 pm
  • Teams to compete to build FinTech applications for a $125,000 prize pool and the chance to present to an audience of thousands  New York, NY. August 6, 2014–Money20/20, the world’s largest event for payments and financial services innovation, today announced the launch of the ‘Money20/20 Hackathon’ to be held October 31 to November 2, 2014 at the Aria Resort & Casino convention facility in Las Vegas, immediately before the kick-off of 2014’s Money20/20, which will

    Money20/20 Announces the ‘Money20/20 Hackathon

    | 2014/08/06 9:04 pm