• Bitcoinist recently sat down with Tim Peterson, CEO of Onarbor – a startup university merging crypto, art and science. What exactly is Onarbor? Onarbor is a new kind of university, a startup university. At their cores, universities are places to be creative, learn, and build your credentials. To support these missions, universities must publish and get funding. Onarbor aims to help people publish and fund original science and art, collectively “works”, as well as fund

    Introducing Onarbor, a new way to learn.

    | 2014/06/05 8:54 pm
  • We got a press release from Bitpay regarding 50 Cent’s new album Animal Ambition which can be purchased at http://shop.50cent.com with bitcoin via BitPay. Since we like rap music we wanted to give it a try. Both for the album and also the buying experience. We don`t regret it. The album is really good and the purchase was like a piece of cake. Here is how to buy a 50 Cent`s album: 1. Go to http://shop.50cent.com 2. Click “add

    Do you like Rap Music? We Do! We bought 50cent`s new album…

    | 2014/06/05 1:16 pm
  • Darkcoin rises back! After some drama with other anon coins, Darkcoin again has firmly put itself in number 3 position market caps and on a positive upward trend. This story for me is bitter sweet, as I sold on the downward trend, but hey, still made a profit several times over. With Masternode payments to be fixed and new revision of Darksend to implement ring signatures that are set to hit before this month is

    Darkcoin: Anon Strikes Back!

    | 2014/06/05 2:54 am
  • SaturnCoin has done much to imrpove upon their coin with a great developing team striving to get the best out of their coin. Their press release can be found here. One of the big things that the SaturnCoin team has done is the elimination of the original premine that had been in place by the original developers of SaturnCoin. However, as seen in the document, the premine had been straight deposited into Mintpal and Cryptsy

    SaturnCoin: Change to SAT2 and its new specifications

    | 2014/06/04 9:40 pm
  • UPDATED! Please click here to read / watch the review! Are You thinking of mining some bitcoins? If so here is a Company that you can trust for sure! We first met with the Spondoolies-Tech team back at the 2014 Amsterdam Conference. They had a nice booth and they brought their miner the SP10 Dawson with them to present it to the attendees. It has a 1.4TH/s ± 10% Effective Hash Rate! We were really curious

    Spondoolies-Tech SP10 Dawson

    | 2014/06/03 4:30 pm
  • According to Section 11.17, of Apple Store Review Guidelines, Bitcoin applications are now allowed because of this line of text: “Apps may facilitate transmission of approved virtual currencies provided that they do so in compliance with all state and federal laws for the territories in which the app functions”. This essentially means that apps in Apples app store may use virtual currencies if they are in line with all state and national laws that apply

    Apple guidelines revised, Bitcoin Apps now allowed

    | 2014/06/03 12:00 pm
  • ShirtWasCash, a completely (Almost) Vertical Bitcoin Company        You are hearing more often than before about people taking partial payments in Bitcoins for their salary, but I bet you haven’t heard much of companies where everything that can be paid for in Bitcoin, is paid in Bitcoin.      Meet ShirtWasCash where rent, salary, and supplies are paid in Bitcoin. Anon does liquidate some Bitcoin due to the volatility of Bitcoin, but he also

    Interview with ShirtWasCash, A Fully (Almost) Vertical Bitcoin Company

    | 2014/06/02 12:00 pm
  • The Bitcoinist.net team headed to Vienna to visit CEBEXPO 2014 Bitcoin conference. We will strem live, stay tuned and follow us on Twitter and Instagram! But tomorrow something special will happen. We will VIDEO stream the second day of the conference on live.bitcoinist.com! This will be the first live video stream from a Bitcoin conference ever. See pioneers of the industry like Josh Zerlan (Butterfly Labs), David Johnson (Bitangels), Vitalik Buterin (Bitcoin magazine) and Charlie

    CEBEXPO 2014 Live stream – on the 2nd day VIDEO stream!

    | 2014/05/31 8:30 am
  • The World’s First Corporation With a Formal Capital Structure Based on Bitcoin Seeks to Raise 25,000 Bitcoin Today, Cryptor Latam Inc., an innovative investment company and Think Tank focused on bitcoin and crypto related assets, announces the launch of its capital raising campaign. With a world-class advisory board and board of directors candidates, the company plans to serve the bitcoin ecosystem by becoming a long term investor for booming businesses in the bitcoin and crypto related sectors. Cryptor Latam Inc., part

    Crypto Trust Inc seeks to raise 25.000 BTC

    | 2014/05/23 10:30 am
  • The Bitcoinist.net team headed to Amsterdam to visit one of the biggest bitcoin event of europe so far. We will strem live, stay tuned and follow us on Twitter and Instagram! Bitcoin 2014 is the annual international forum, exhibition and networking conference organised by the Bitcoin Foundation for the fintech industry. It’s where investors, technologists, regulators, executives, entrepreneurs, developers, and policymakers gather to collectively shape the future of cryptographic money worldwide. Bitcoin 2013, our inaugural

    Live from Amsterdam – Bitcoin conference

    | 2014/05/15 8:00 am
  • As Bitcoin had an ambitious dream to decentralize currency, MaidSafeCoin has an ambitious dream to decentralize the internet. The coin is only half the story, it is to be used in tandem with the SAFE (Secure Access For Everyone) network. Why should we decentralize Internet, it seems to be working fine right? Well for now, at least. According to MaidSafe’s whitepaper, datacenters that support the Internet’s backbone are having increasingly trouble to cope with the

    MaidSafeCoin: Decentralized Internet

    | 2014/05/08 6:00 pm
  • Nick Spanos Nick Spanos is the founder of Bitcoin Center NYC, the city’s only brick-and-mortar organization dedicated to further adoption of Bitcoin.  From the center’s 40 Broad Street headquarters 100 feet from the NYSE, Nick directs all center functions including technology, finance, operations, and communications.  Nick’s prior experience runs the gamut of commercial fishing, entertainment, real estate, philanthropy, and politics.  Nick built his first computer in 1978 and is an Internet entrepreneur many times over. 

    Interview with the Founder of the Bitcoin Center NYC Nick Spanos

    | 2014/05/06 12:00 pm
  • If you could not make it to New York for the conference don`t worry. Our college Ethan Law is there streaming for us. You wont miss out anything. Ethan will go to all the sessions and panels and keep you updated on both days of the conference. He will take pictures and update all of our social media sites for better follow up so you wont miss anything even if you are on the road.

    Bitcoin Conference New York – LIVE NOW!

    | 2014/04/07 2:44 pm
  • Private jet booking service PrivateFly.com is now accepting payment in bitcoin. The company, which was founded in 2007, will accept bitcoins via popular payment processor BitPay. Customers can use the company’s online platform, apps and operations team to access a global network of over 7,000 private aircraft, booking charter flights within 90 minutes. Adam Twidell, co-founder and CEO at PrivateFly, said he has followed bitcoin closely since the beginning of 2012. “As a technology-led business

    Private Jet Service PrivateFly Now Accepts Bitcoin

    | 2014/01/11 6:14 pm
  • After developing a fascination with digital currencies, Jonathan Silverman left his job managing funds at Morgan Stanley in May to take a job trading the virtual stuff instead. As director of trading at an exchange for Bitcoin, Silverman, 25, joined a bevy of Wall Street brokers, analysts hedge funds and other speculators taking a gamble on the new currency. They are drawn to Bitcoin’s soaring value — up about 50-fold the past year — as

    Wall Street Bitcoin Fans Seek to Make Real Money From Virtual

    | 2014/01/06 2:33 pm