• The world of Bitcoin and the digital currency has seen its fair share of scams, Ponzi schemes, and MLM pyramids in recent years. Just a few months ago, HYIP’s seemed to be the “next big thing” in terms of dodgy Bitcoin schemes, but it looks like a certain altcoin is trying the old MLM game once again. OneCoin claims to be a bit of everything, while, in fact, they seem to be selling nothing but

    OneCoin MLM Scheme References Bitcoin To Attract Investors

    | 2015/07/25 8:00 am
  • In today’s wonderful age of the internet and tech, just about any type of matchmaking site or app you can dream up is out there…just a few clicks away. You can connect with millions of different people from all parts of the world in search of whatever or whomever you desire. You can find anything from a new spouse, a date with a vampire, or just someone to watch Fluffy while you’re away. For those

    Crowdfunding Just Got Easier With the New Tindr App

    | 2015/07/24 2:00 pm
  • A few weeks ago, lots of information regarding Hacking Team and their software was leaked on the internet after the collective got hacked themselves. It was only a matter of time until the floodgates were opened in terms of versions of these pieces of software appearing all around the world. Android users need to beware, as advanced spyware for this mobile OS is now publicly available. Also read: Installing Spyware With Drones Could Lead to

    Hacking Team’s RCSAndroid Poses Threat to Bitcoin Users

    | 2015/07/24 7:11 am
  • Making Bitcoin more convenient for the everyday consumer is not an easy task to accomplish. In order to adhere to Bitcoin’s true decentralized nature, there should be no need to rely on third-party services whatsoever. That being said, most of the Bitcoin accessibility tools are created by third parties, which is not a bad thing for now. Nocks is one of those tools that aim to make life in the world of Bitcoin and digital

    Nocks Offers Multiple Tools To Make Bitcoin Payments Easier

    | 2015/07/23 4:00 pm
  • Hardware Bitcoin wallets are the next evolutionary step on the way of keeping BTC in safe and secure location. Considering most hardware wallets are pocket-sized, they have become increasingly convenient to carry around, and require no internet connection to use properly. One of the world’s leading hardware Bitcoin wallet manufacturers, Trezor, has gained the lion’s share of the market. But there is a new Trezor spinoff that will attempt to take that crown. Also read:

    KeepKey – A Hardware Bitcoin Wallet With OLED Screen and Trezor Compatibility

    | 2015/07/23 12:00 pm
  • Social messaging applications play an important role in our daily lives, and several companies are targeting developing markets in order to build a large user base. Line, Japan’s most popular social messaging application, has introduced their Line Lite app and made it available to eleven emerging markets. Facilitating payments is just one of the many features available, and Bitcoin could prove to be an interesting candidate. Also read: Factom Experiences Groundbreaking Fundraising Round, Releases Beta>/em>

    Line Lite Targets Emerging Markets, Huge Opportunity for Bitcoin Payments

    | 2015/07/23 6:00 am
  • The world of technology is filled with major innovations and huge surprises. Starbucks, one of the world’s leading brands as far as coffee-on-the-go is concerned, has unveiled a new feature for their mobile application. Not only will customers be able to use the app for purchases in-store, but they will also receive a “daily briefing” by The New York Times. Also read: Fold Brings Bitcoin to Hong Kong Starbucks Branches Starbucks And The Digital News

    Starbucks Loyalty App Users To Receive Free New York Times Headlines, Bitcoin Payments Next?

    | 2015/07/22 8:50 am
  • The business of commerce has become an increasingly difficult hurdle to overcome for most companies. Having just a physical presence alone is no longer sufficient, as customers want to check out your catalog online and compare prices with other platforms. But how do you go about establishing a powerful online presence for your brand? The only way forward is aiming for the stars and creating a global platform, with global payment methods. Also read: Smartphones

    Becoming A Global E-Commerce Player Will Require Universal Payment Methods Like Bitcoin

    | 2015/07/21 10:30 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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