• The world of Bitcoin and digital currency is a playground for aspiring developers, as there are still many technological advancements and implementations waiting to be unlocked. In order to help with that process, there are several API’s at your disposal to add Bitcoin functionalities to your applications. One of those platforms is BlockTrail, and they offer a complete set of tools to take your app to the next level. Also read: Symbiont Develops Smart Security

    BlockTrail Makes Bitcoin Development Easier by Lowering Entry Barriers

    | 2015/06/29 7:00 pm
  • Recently, Wall Street companies have become increasingly interested in Bitcoin’s technology. One of these companies is Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.; this week Nasdaw announced a partnership with Cain — a new San Francisco-based startup — for a “Pilot Test Program” to test trading private company shares with the blockchain. Also Read: Nasdaq OMX to Bring Blockchain Technology to Wall Street Bob Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq, stated: ”We are excited about the potential impact of this new endeavor

    Nasdaq Partnership with Chain Marks a New Trend

    | 2015/06/29 3:00 pm
  • While developers around the world are discovering potential sue cases for blockchain technology, security analysts have disclosed multiple SSH key vulnerabilities plaguing Cisco’s network security virtual appliances. Exploiting these vulnerabilities could give hackers unlimited access to these virtual appliances. Also read Popular Android Apps Vulnerable to HTTPS Bug, More Education on Technology Needed? Cisco’s Two SSH Vulnerabilities Cisco is one the world’s leading companies as far as networking capabilities is concerned. With most of our

    Cisco Virtual Appliances At Risk Due To Two SSH Vulnerabilities

    | 2015/06/28 2:54 pm
  • NiceHash Brings Advanced Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining, Hash Rental and Multipool Now users can rent hashing power by simply placing an order and lease their rigs as simple as using a multipool thanks to NiceHash, the most advanced crypto currency cloud mining, hash rental and multipool. With its worldwide presence, NiceHash is optimal for hashing power sellers i.e. mining rigs owners and hashing power buyers located in Europe, Russia, USA , China and other near regions

    NiceHash Brings Advanced Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining, Hash Rental and Multipool

    | 2015/06/27 5:30 pm
  • Most people consider both gold currency and Bitcoin to be deflationary currencies, given their fixed supplies. In the long run, this assumption mostly is true; once all the gold and Bitcoin has been mined, their supplies cannot be expanded to keep track with demand. As a result, prices will gradually fall as the fixed supplies of the two currencies become more valuable. However, during the short run, both currencies are capable of growing in supply

    Is Bitcoin Better than Gold? Part Three: Inflation

    | 2015/06/25 6:00 pm
  • Regulating a decentralized service is an extremely difficult task that needs to be handled with the utmost care. Whether a country is deciding to regulate Bitcoin or a city such as London is looking at ways to somehow regulate Uber drivers, there is no stopping the decentralizing revolution. Also read: Blockchain Technology To Play Key Role in Consumerism Shift? Uber Drivers and the Knowledge-like Test  Any private-hire taxi drivers – including Uber drivers – in

    Regulation of Decentralized Services: Uber Drivers in London Need To Pass A Test

    | 2015/06/25 3:56 pm
  • IdentityMind is a company that provides risk management and regulatory compliance solutions to firms in the finance industry, such as banks, money service businesses, and digital currency exchanges. Today, the company is announcing its appointment of Robert Selander to its board of advisors. Selander has had an extensive career in the finance industry, with over 20 years of experience at CitiCorp and CitiBank, as well as serving as President and CEO of MasterCard.  Also Read:

    IdentityMind Appoints Ex MasterCard CEO to Board of Advisors

    | 2015/06/25 2:00 pm
  • One of the things slowing down mainstream adoption of Bitcoin is the fact you still need to have a decent internet connection to broadcast and receive payments. Even though the Western world is quite spoiled in terms of internet access, there are plenty of places where a Wi-Fi connection would be beneficial. Google, through its startup company Sidewalk labs, is planning to deploy free Wi-Fi hotspots on a large scale. Also read: News Bits on:

    Google’s Sidewalk Labs To Bring Free Wi-Fi To NYC, Potential Boost for Bitcoin Adoption?

    | 2015/06/24 4:14 pm
  • How many times a day do you get bombarded by advertisements while watching TV, browsing the web, or listening to the radio? As consumers, we are increasingly exposed to ads across all of our media devices. They are not just unwanted, most often they are also irrelevant. The Blockchain Innovation Group (BIG) aims to alleviate this nuisance through digital currency and blockchain technology.  Also Read: ShoCard Embeds Your Identity in the Bitcoin Blockchain  About the Service Pay

    Pay To Skip: A New Model Aiming To Disrupt Advertising

    | 2015/06/24 8:00 am
  • Carl Mark Force IV, former United States Drug Enforcement Administration agent, has agreed to plead guilty to the crimes charged against him. These crimes include stealing Bitcoin, money laundering, and extortion. Also read: Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison Force became infamous in the Bitcoin community when it was revealed that he had stolen over $400,000 USD in Bitcoin during the Silk road investigation, funneling the money into his personal bank

    Carl Force to Plead Guilty to Bitcoin Theft

    | 2015/06/23 9:33 am
  • Australia has passed a controversial new law that will allow media companies to request that “pirate” sites be blocked, in an attempt to stop these websites from “stealing” intellectual property. This law will even affect sites that are registered in other countries, since the law enables the blocking of sites at the ISP level. Also Read: European Court Says Website Liable for User Comments This bill, titled the “Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015,” was

    New Australian Law Attacks Piracy Websites

    | 2015/06/23 6:00 am
  • Africa arguably has the most to gain from Bitcoin adoption, as financial inclusion is still a distant dream for the vast majority of the population. Understanding the potential Bitcoin business prospects in Africa, some Bitcoin companies like Igot, Beam, BitPesa, and BitX have set up shop in the continent. BitHub is the latest entrant, which is promising to help Bitcoin startups in the continent. Also read: The Crypto Show Hosting Ross Ulbricht Appeal Fundraiser Based

    BitHub Aims to Take South African Bitcoin Scene to a New Level

    | 2015/06/22 7:00 pm
  • Keynote2015 is a new FinTech conference that aims to spread knowledge about Bitcoin in Los Angeles, California. This conference focuses around Bitcoin, the blockchain, and the benefits these two technologies can bring to the financial sector. Keynote2015 will take place on August 3, 2015, at the Park Plaza Hotel in LA.  Also read: Trestor Partners with Cameroon for New Currency Ecosystem The Keynote team firmly believes that the blockchain is big news for the finance industry.

    Keynote2015: ‘Redefining Financial Technology’

    | 2015/06/22 9:00 am
  • Moving towards its mission to create an efficient money, payment, and market system for the unbanked, Indian startup Trestor has partnered with the Cameroon government. With this partnership, Trestor aims to deliver last mile services in the southwest African country. Also read: BitGive Asks for Donations for Bitcoin Community Services Trests — Trestor’s digital tokens — are decentralized, private, freeze-proof, faster to transfer, and don’t need any transfer fees. The government of Cameroon selected Trests for this project after the

    Trestor Partners with Cameroon for New Currency Ecosystem

    | 2015/06/21 8:00 am
  • One aspect that is slowing down mass Bitcoin adoption is the rather steep learning curve when it comes to understanding the underlying technology. But that same could be said for the technology we already use today, such as encrypted connections over the HTTP protocol (HTTPS). And while that protocol has been around for quite some time, a lot of app developers are struggling to implement it properly. Major Android Apps Vulnerable Dozens of major Android

    Popular Android Apps Vulnerable To HTTPS Bug, More Education on Technology Needed?

    | 2015/06/20 1:55 pm
  • Wocket is the world’s first smart wallet. This new wallet offers users the chance to turn thousands of cards into just one WocketCard. Furthermore, Wocket uses biometric voice security to keep user information protected. Also read: Fold Brings Bitcoin to Hong Kong Starbucks Branches Wocket aims to protect users’ private information inside an electronic vault while reducing the number of cards in the users’ wallets. Furthermore, it may even be possible for Wocket to support a

    Wocket Smart Wallet: Mobile Security for a Mobile World

    | 2015/06/19 8:00 am
  • The Crypto Show, a podcast covering crypto-anarchy topics, has launched a StartJoin fundraiser to raise money for Ross Ulbricht’s appeal. Instead of simply soliciting donations, the Crypto Show will be giving away items from various members in the Bitcoin community to those who donate certain amounts to the fund. Also read: Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison From The Crypto Show regarding the items available in the fundraiser: “We’re doing another

    The Crypto Show Hosting Ross Ulbricht Appeal Fundraiser

    | 2015/06/18 11:02 pm
  • The world of finance already seems to evolve at a slow pace, yet some countries manage to come up new ideas that make the situation even worse than before. Recently the Belgian Court of Cassation has decided to let the Department of Finance use any evidence in court, even if it has been obtained through “dubious” activities. Also read: European Court Says Website Liable for User Comments Which Evidence is Allowed and Which is Not? When

    Belgian Court Allows “Unlawful Evidence” In Fiscal Court Cases

    | 2015/06/18 3:00 pm
  • The Black Chamber, a development team that produces Blackcoin features, has announced a new addition to Blackcoin’s Wallet Obsidian. Users will now be able to customize their public stealth addresses with pseudonyms, allowing them to have memorable addresses without compromising their privacy. Also read: BTCGuild Shuts Down Because of BitLicense Addresses can be customized using any language that can be typed, which opens up many possibilities. For instance, Blackcoin-using companies can utilize this feature to create an address

    Blackcoin Wallet Now Allows Custom Stealth Addresses

    | 2015/06/18 2:00 pm
  • The world of finance is buzzing with all kinds of new payment technologies that are trying to capture the attention of everyday consumers. With multiple countries around the world slowly evolving to a cashless society, banks will exert even more financial control over our daily lives. Unless a drastic new payment system rears its head, that is. Will it be digital currency? It very well may be, but there will be some stiff competition to

    GoCardless Creates Global Direct Debit Network, but Bitcoin Already Has

    | 2015/06/17 3:00 pm
  • The World’s Largest FinTech and Payments event is coming to Europe! Book by Friday to pay the lowest price, saving over 40%. Use code: BITCN200 to save a further €200 and pay only €1695! also read: Money20/20: Bitcoin Coverage & Tool for Engagement Money20/20 is the world’s largest Payments and Financial Services event and, to the delight of European FinTech companies, is coming to Copenhagen on 4th – 7th April for the first time. The regional team are working closely with companies

    The World’s Largest FinTech and Payments event is coming to Europe!

    | 2015/06/17 2:31 pm
  • People who have been involved in the world of Bitcoin and digital currency will know that QR codes are an invaluable tool when it comes to sending and receiving money. Especially when you want to make a payment with a mobile device, there is nothing more fun than scanning a QR code to move BTC around. But what if we could use that same payment QR code, and attach a photo for each transaction? Using

    BitTorrent’s Shoot Lets You Send Photos and Videos Through QR Codes

    | 2015/06/16 10:15 pm