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    Anycoin Direct Adds Ethereum To Their Exchange Platform

    A lot of digital currency exchanges are focusing their attention on making the process of buying and selling Bitcoin and other currencies more convenient. Anycoin Direct is one of Europe’s leading exchange platforms in that regard, as they let customers use a wide variety of options. Now that Ethereum can also be bought through Anycoin Direct, exciting things are on the horizon for this European exchange. Also read: Genesis Launches Fund for Major Bitcoin Investors

    · March 4, 2016 · 10:18 am
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    Number of Ethereum Nodes Grows Exponentially

    Network nodes play an important role in the security and health of any digital currency. Over the course of the past twelve months, the topic of Bitcoin nodes has been kicked around a few times, and new solutions have been found to bring plug-and-play solutions to users all over the world. The Ethereum network, on the other hand, doesn’t seem to be having any problems adding more nodes to its network. Also read: Coinsecure Announces

    · January 18, 2016 · 10:28 am
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    Hacking Team Kept A Close Eye On The Bitcoin Ecosystem Evolution

    Hacking Team has made a lot of media headlines over the past year. Not only because this collaborative is known for its hacking exploits all over the world, but also because of their contacts with governments around the world. Ever since Hacking Team became the subject of a hacking attempt themselves, a lot of people have been wondering what day-to-day operations for this group looked like. Apparently they were keeping a very close eye on

    · December 31, 2015 · 10:57 am
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    Monetize All the Things: Making P2P Work in the Real World

    Bitcoiners like to make a habit of fanatically praising the relatively obscure concept of peer-to-peer computing. The enthusiasm for this fledgling idea is driven by the potential of P2P technology to change the very face of market interaction. The key to this radical development is technological decentralization. Decentralization is the process of dispersing powers or functions away from a central point to a network of independent parts. Also read: Overstock Employees Kept Safe With Gold,

    · November 19, 2015 · 12:00 pm
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    NXT Launches Marketing Project, Codenamed “Project Tennessee”

    NXT, one of the veteran 2nd generation cryptocurrencies, recently announced the launch of “Project Tennessee,” a coordinated marketing project that will help make NXT a more outstanding cryptocurrency in a market with an ever increasing demand for professionalism.   Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with NAC Foundation and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Developed by the brainstorming of Bas “Damelon” Wisselink and Dave “EvilDave” Pearce, two

    · October 24, 2015 · 12:00 pm
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    Corona Promotes Bitcoin 2.0 and Provides Funding for Developers

    Decentralized applications, also known as Dapps have the potential of changing the way we interact with our devices and the main uses of the Internet. However, their development is costly and many developers are discouraged by the lack of resources they can use in order to craft their projects. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with NXT and is not responsible for its products and/or services. As the

    · May 25, 2015 · 8:15 pm
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    Colored Coins, What They Are and How They Work On The Bitcoin Blockchain

    Colored Coins is an advanced application of Bitcoin’s blockchain. The protocol is considered to have Bitcoin 2.0 properties, as it expands the use of Bitcoin’s blockchain. Colored Coins are tokens that are marked to represent real world assets. They can be used to prove ownership of cars, real estate, precious metals, etc., and are pretty easy to issue. While there aren’t very many cryptocurrencies that are Colored Coins, the ones that are colored offer some interesting

    · March 25, 2015 · 8:00 am
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    Texas Bitcoin Conference: The Information Theory of Money

    The 2015 Texas Bitcoin Conference will showcase a keynote delivered by George Gilder, who will discuss themes from his upcoming book, Bitcoin & Gold: Information Theory of Money. The conference will take place March 27 through 29 at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin. In his 17th book: Bitcoin & Gold: Information Theory of Money, Gilder advances his view of the existence of a disconnection between the needs of players in the global financial markets

    · March 13, 2015 · 3:00 pm
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    Factom And Tether Announce Partnership

     Bitcoin 2.0 has emerged from the altcoin craze and is offering interesting new applications for Bitcoin. These are projects and companies  are looking to capitalize on Bitcoin’s distributed network and build non-financial applications. Moving on from use cases derived from the technology’s currency and payment network, these groups are looking to use the “written in Stone” qualities of Bitcoin’s global ledger, the blockchain. Out of the numerous projects and companies that have popped up, Tether

    · March 10, 2015 · 8:00 am
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    Factom: The Bitcoin 2.0 Tool Changing The Way Companies Keep Records

    Factom is one of those ideas that just seems too crazy to be real, yet simple enough to be feasible. This company, built on the bitcoin blockchain, seeks to turn record-keeping into an automated, simplified process. The way Factom hopes to accomplish this goal is by focusing on the hashes in the blockchain. Their process is currently in testing, but Factom puts data into hashes and stores it on the blockchain. The information is accounted for, and

    · February 18, 2015 · 9:00 pm
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    Distributed and Decentralized: Synereo Takes on Social Media

    “With current social networks, you are not the client. You are the product being sold.” Synereo opened their official announcement with the above messaging, a bold statement about the current state of social media. Built to be decentralized, Synereo wants to change social networking for the better, rewarding their user base along the way. Synereo approaches ads on social media quite differently than others currently in the market. Instead of adhering to the traditional model of

    · February 18, 2015 · 3:00 pm
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    Stellar Forks and Decides to Create a New Consensus System.

    On December 5, Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim disclosed news of a ledger fork related to a failure of their consensus system. The consensus system used by both Stellar and Ripple have never been used at the scale Stellar is implementing, and the system failed to reach consensus causing a fork in the ledger. Stellar has about 140,000 active accounts per week, and over 3 million total accounts. The maximum number of total accounts the

    · December 12, 2014 · 4:00 pm
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    Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim Explains Stellar at The Future of Money and Technology Summit.

    San Francisco, California — On December 2, Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim sat on a Stellar panel and gave an overview of the Stellar project to the audience at The Future of Money and Technology Summit, a yearly fintech conference that meets to discuss the evolution of money. The panel was called “Stellar: Building a Common Financial Platform”, and also included Stripe CTO Greg Brockman and Ripple Founder Jed McCaleb. The entire panel session was

    · December 9, 2014 · 2:00 pm
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    Stellar and Stripe Speak at The Future of Money and Technology Summit 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO, California — December 2, Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim, Stripe CTO Greg Brockman, and Stellar Lead Developer Jed McCaleb sat on a panel and gave an overview of the Stellar project to the audience at The Future of Money and Technology Summit, a yearly fintech conference that meets to discuss the evolution of money. The panel was called “Stellar: Building a Common Financial Platform”, and the entire session was streamed live and published

    · December 9, 2014 · 1:45 am
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    11/14 Update: Manna Fundraiser is launching soon.

    November 14, 2014 – Update: Manna Fundraiser is launching soon. Since the publishing of this article, Swarm has announced on it’s website that Manna and DDP crowd sales have not yet started and are launching soon. The facts that are no longer relevant are striked through in the original article below. Manna has zero backers and two days left before their swarm fundraiser ends. By Alberto Mata San Francisco, California – November 13, Manna, a

    · November 14, 2014 · 8:24 pm
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    MerchantCoin to capture 5% of Visa-accepting merchants.

    MerchantCoin to capture 5% of Visa-accepting merchants. By Alberto Mata According to their whitepaper published earlier this month, MerchantCoin estimates that it’s efforts will garner 5% of Visa accepting merchants to also accept bitcoin. “Merchant coin envisions a world where “Bitcoin is routinely accepted in payment for goods and services; Bitcoin lending, borrowing and investing is routine; Bitcoin’s standing and liquidity is equal to any other currency; Bitcoin is a household word. The XMC token

    · November 1, 2014 · 6:04 am
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    MerchantCoin Vision by Example

    MerchantCoin Vision by Example Earlier this month MerchantCoin published their whitepaper. The following scenario is included in the paper and illustrates the MerchantCoin vision for a consumer and seller in the commercial sector who use the MerchantCoin ecosystem. “A Consumer is browsing the internet, seeking to buy a new sports watch. Finding a great deal and placing it in the shopping cart, he discovers that the Merchant accepts PayPal, Visa, Amex, XMC and BTC. Opening

    · November 1, 2014 · 6:04 am
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    Gavin Andresen proposes a roadmap for scaling Bitcoin.

    Gavin Andresen proposes a roadmap for scaling Bitcoin By Alberto Mata On October 6, Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist at Bitcoin Foundation proposed a roadmap for overcoming challenges to scaling Bitcoin. Andresen suggests rolling out a hard fork that increases the maximum block size limit to enable Visa scale transaction volumes of about 3,000 transactions per second. The maximum block size is currently hardcoded at 1MB enabling 7 transactions per second, and if increased would have

    · October 31, 2014 · 9:53 pm
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    Factom to have a working product by end of year.

    Factom to have a working product by end of year. By Alberto Mata Revealed on October 27, Factom hopes to have a working product with API calls by the end of the year. Factom blocks and chains are already operational and running. Peter Kirby, Factom President, was interviewed by Rob Mitchell on The Bitcoin Game Episode #2 where Kirby talks about Factom, its progress, and timeline. “Factom is a protocol on top of blockchain which

    · October 31, 2014 · 8:35 am
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    Bitnation decides to begin its crowd sale now and set up a multisig later.

    Bitnation decides to begin its crowd sale now and set up a multisig later. By Alberto Mata Revealed on October 28th in an interview with Bitnation leadership, Bitnation begins its crowdsale before setting up a multisig wallet. The funds are going to a single key address owned by Bitnation CEO Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof. Tempelhof was interviewed by Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy, and Adam Levine from the Let’s Talk Bitcoin (LTB) team in Episode #157. Andreas

    · October 31, 2014 · 7:13 am
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    BitShares Music Foundation Launches Pre-Sale

    As of 10/24/2014, 41 days remain to participate in the Note pre-sale. The BitShares Music Foundation is auctioning 5 million Notes — Notes are a unit that is required to use BitShares Music, a technology ushering in the future of music. The funds will go towards launching the BitShares Music blockchain, ‘the first blockchain to be used by the masses.’ The genesis block will be distributed to BitShares Protoshares (PTS), Angleshares (AGS), pre-sale participants, and

    · October 25, 2014 · 12:29 am
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    The Swarm First Five: SwarmOps

    Swarm, a next generation crowdfunding platform leveraging Bitcoin technologies, has announced the first five companies that will raise funds on the Swarm platform: Manna, Coinspace, SwarmOps, Judobaby, and Decentralized Dance Party (DDP). On October 13, 2014, Rick Falkvinge, a Swedish IT serial entrepreneur, uploaded a video to YouTube where he pitches SwarmOps. What is SwarmOps? “SwarmOps [is] management software for decentralized swarm organizations.” Why SwarmOps? “As long as everyone has bought into the goals and

    · October 19, 2014 · 5:02 am
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    The Swarm First Five: Coinspace

    Swarm, a next generation crowdfunding platform leveraging Bitcoin technologies, has announced the first five companies that will raise funds on the Swarm platform: Manna, Coinspace, Swarmops, Judobaby, and DDP. Swarm interviewed Sol Lederer from Coinspace, a 20,000 square foot workspace in Brooklyn; these are some of the insights Sol reveals. What is Coinspace? “We want to build a co-workspace in Brooklyn that operates for crypto-businesses — whether it’s freelancers or startups. We’re going to operate

    · October 18, 2014 · 7:11 am