An interesting thread was posted at reddit this last Thursday raising an important issue; Bitcoin is becoming more and more mainstream by the day, in many parts by the help of companies like Bitpay, Coinbase or Circle. These companies are trying to facilitate Bitcoin adoption by offering a simpler approach and the easiest way for newbie’s and merchants start using the digital currency but without having a real contact with it. The thread “Can we
Bitcoin in India is a huge opportunity for players to come in and reap rewards, but tread carefully, this market is full of risk. One company in particular is blazing trails in the Indian bitcoin market with little to zero competition. Bringing Bitcoin to Billions Unocoin is positioning itself as the “Coinbase of India” for many reasons. They are fully compliant with standing regulations. This is imperative as bitcoin in India enters a murky grey
Security is important, in any context, be it physical or digital. When it comes to bitcoin, security is of the utmost importance yet proper security of bitcoin remains a mystery to the average newcomer in the space. We hope that by now, bitcoiners in this space have offline security measures. For those that do or do not, Trezor is a simple, practical way to store your bitcoins. Trezor is developed by czech company – SatoshiLabs.
The first-ever bitcoin conference was held yesterday, on November 24, at the place where coins were minted in the UK between 1809 and 1968, London’s Dexter House. The conference covered important subjects such as why Bitcoin is such a good fit for internet betting, regulatory issues, Bitcoin use in other industries, and the future of digital currencies and other alternative currencies. This conference brought the virtual currency world and online gambling together in an attempt to eliminate the friction in online gambling payment processing and promote the adoption of digital currencies for online transactions.
The effect of the US dollar being removed from its pedestal of the global reserve is immense; the consequences of such disruption are bound to lead to war or widespread anarchy. A Broken System Anyone who has dared to inspect the under workings of the American financial market usually uncovers enough disparaging information to justify immediately assuming the fetal position. For many, ignorance is bliss, the idea that your life savings can drastically lose value
Coinprism is an innovative wallet that combines the power of the bitcoin blockchain with the immense possibilities of the colored coins features. Colored Coins is a way to issue and transfer any assets on the Bitcoin blockchain. Colored coins can be used to represent anything, such as stocks, bonds, smart properties, securities, precious metals, commodities, other currencies, and even other crypto-currencies. A company which wants to do an IPO can also issue Colored Coins almost instantaneously and practically for free; Coinprism can be used to create and issue shares.
After an evening of perusing the internets a post on reddit stuck out to me. “Bitcoin is being manipulated like other alt-coins” posted by mitchr4 (See screenshot below) The writer, mitchr4, goes on to explain that he is or has been an alt-coin trader for a while and has seen certain pump-and-dump patters emerge in the alt-coin industry. mitchr4 goes on draw parallels between the recent price spikes and downturns in the bitcoin market and
Rimbit is the next generation trading platform, that complies with Government regulations, abides by society rules and more importantly it allows users to have full control of their money; it implements immense advantages, since it has no Bank fees, no country limitations, no international transaction fees and no lost Bank funds. It promises to be a highly secure platform offering a whole new range of financial possibilities.
Zennet is trying to provide the technology for Computation power to be freely traded on the Zennet's open market platform. The goal is to offer anyone the possibility to rent computation power and use it to run arbitrary tasks and for anyone to monetize their hardware by making available their unused computation power.
One of the many issues that has a lot of Bitcoiners periodically soiling their pants in fear is that of mining pool centralization. Earlier this year was a crisis with GHash.io and in the year before was one with BTCGuild (which has announced it is going offline soon. How the mighty have fallen). Naturally, nothing came of these supposed crises other than all manner of exhibitionist hang-wringing, such as when Peter Todd told everyone he
The world’s first licensed and regulated online Bitcoin gaming platform Bitcasino.io have announced a new Bitcoin blackjack table: another world first in Bitcoin gaming. Adding to their inventory of 200+ HD Bitcoin gaming offerings; BitCasino.io is pleased to announce the launch of their new Bitcoin Blackjack games. This new Bitcoin blackjack game builds on BitCasino.io’s successful first 9 months of operation: acquiring over 50 000 players and paying out thousands of Bitcoin, including a recent 65BTC
Breadwallet for iOS demoed live at Money 2020 By Alberto Mata Las, Vegas, Nevada – November 5, Adam Traidman, Founder & President of breadwallet, the first standalone iOS bitcoin wallet, sent $1000 of bitcoin to Aaron Voisine, Founder & CEO of breadwallet during a live demo at Money 2020. The live demo was successful and proceeded without any difficulties supporting the strong bitcoin theme at Money 2020. The team concluded the live demo at Money
This week the Irish police in coordination with several other police organizations around the world, has begun a big operation codename Onymous, against the illegal market Silkroad and other organized movements acting inside the darknet sphere.
LoanCoin is set to be polymorphic digital token. It will serve as an in-network currency that will be used to pay transaction fees to loan officers and as a surety bond to ensure loan officer honesty. From the coinholders perspective, it will be an asset-backed, income-producing store of value similar to a high yielding savings account.
The Mastercoin Foundation has announced early this week that it will be supporting a great music and charity event: HOPE GOLD COIN and The Festival of Hope and the Master Protocol.
Money 2020 Hackathon finalists and exclusive interview with $5k prize winners. By Alberto Mata Las Vegas, Nevada – The Money 2020 Hackathon had about 40% of developers submit projects built on Bitcoin APIs like Blockchain’s and Chain’s, and Bitcoin projects take home a total of $25,000 in cash prizes. Bitcoin Bookee, a sports betting platform, won $5,000 in prize money. “Bitcoin Bookee is a decentralized marketplace for online sports betters that enables two individuals to
Privacy has been one of the most desired features in digital currencies that bitcoin hasn’t been able to offer. Evan Duffield is a software developer that has been on a quest to create a crypto currency that he hopes will soon be the perfect internet cash: untraceable and instantaneous. Early this year he created Darkcoin – believed to be the first true anonymous, secure and untraceable crypto currency. Unlike Bitcoin and Bitcoin-based alt-coins which have transparent electronic transactions, Darkcoin can be equated with online cash due to its private/anonymous transactions that resemble the anonymity of private cash transactions.
Reveal Coin is a revolutionary new crypto asset working on top of the Bitcoin protocol supported by a social network application. It will be the most exciting way to share with friends and followers. Every Reveal is a fun surprise a full screen image or video hiding behind a creative cover.
FinCen has issued two basic administrative rulings over digital currencies; The first one relates to the application of FinCEN regulations to a virtual currency trading platform, while the second discusses the application of FinCEN regulations to a virtual currency payment system.
The crypto currency scene is becoming divided; on one side we see venture capitalists entering the space and making digital currencies turn into mainstream, on the other side we find the true believers of Satoshi Nakamoto original idea that wants to preserve the digital currency’s anarchistic implications.
The Bitcoin arbitrage service Bitcoin Trader and the very well known Moolah exchange and escrow service, have announced bankruptcy; both the CEO´s in charge of the companies are missing. Despite all the criticism, all this seems very similar to what many times happened in the traditional financial system:
This November, 19 bitcoin entrepreneurs are gathering, during four weeks, to live, work, and learn together on the island of Bali, for the first ever Bitcoin Bali Binge. It is a beta test for creating frequent international crypto-retreats, where those crypto enthusiasts working to help the world catch up with the tech can flock together and you can join them if you like!
A new and much waited crypto currency project has opened the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) today. Breakout Coin is a cryptography-secured game token used at the heart of our revolutionary gaming platform. Breakout Coin will bring a positive change to an already booming online gaming industry. Breakout Coin is trying to reunite the online gaming industry and digital currencies.