David Chaum Elixxir
Interviews

Bitcoin ‘Tremendously Successful as a Store of Value,’...

Legendary cryptographer and digital money pioneer David Chaum explains to Bitcoinist why his newest project, Elixxir, is focusing on scalable privacy-focused digital cash and why...

Christina Comben | Jan 07, 2019 | 21:00
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Bitcoin Cartoon

$1000 in Bitcoin Hides in ‘Revolutionary’ Street Mural in...

Want to win a bitcoin? Or more precisely, 0.26 of a bitcoin ($1,000)? Get on over to Paris where you can commence a live treasure hunt in the streets searching for the Paris puzzle...

Christina Comben | Jan 07, 2019 | 16:00
Bitcoin Technology

First Ever Mimblewimble-Based Privacy Coin Beam Goes Live

Beam announced its live mainnet launch just in time for the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin. Based on the Mimblewimble protocol, the brand-new cryptocurrency has a few lofty goals, and...

Christina Comben | Jan 04, 2019 | 14:00
MIT
Blockchain

MIT: Blockchains Will Become ‘Boring’ in 2019

‘Boring’ isn’t usually a word associated with blockchains. However, according to a recent article by MIT Technology Review, that’s exactly what they will become this year...

Christina Comben | Jan 03, 2019 | 17:00
Switzerland Lucern Lamassu
News

Lamassu, The Oldest Bitcoin ATM Company, Moves to ‘Crypto...

There were rising doubts last year about Switzerland’s rightful place as a leader in the crypto space. The tiny alpine country famous for its expensive watches welcomed blockchain...

Christina Comben | Jan 02, 2019 | 16:00
ethereum price analysis
Ethereum

Ethereum Starts 2019 Regaining 2nd Place in Crypto Ranking

When did that happen? It seems that without anyone noticing, the struggling cryptocurrency Ethereum reclaimed its title as the second most valuable crypto on the market. Whichever way...

Christina Comben | Jan 02, 2019 | 07:00
bitcoin atms
News

Bitcoin ATMs Worldwide Double in 2018

There’s no shortage of vultures lurking in wait to pick the bones of the rotting casket of Bitcoin. This is the volt of bankers, regulators, incumbents, and mainly gray-haired men in...

Christina Comben | Dec 31, 2018 | 05:00
Federal Reserve Note Dollar
News

The Federal Reserve Could Launch a ‘FedCoin’- But...

It seems as if the Federal Reserve really understands the core values of Bitcoin and that launching a national cryptocurrency is pointless. Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde spoke...

Christina Comben | Dec 28, 2018 | 15:00
Ambazonia cameroon ambacoin
News

Cameroon Separatists Launch ‘AmbaCoin’ to Fund...

Since blockchain hype went into overdrive earlier this year, you may have thought you’d already heard of every use for cryptocurrency. Well, you haven’t. Now AmbaCoin is being used...

Christina Comben | Dec 27, 2018 | 18:00
Venezuela bitcoin
Bitcoin

Venezuela Sees Biggest Increase in Bitcoin Volume to Date

Venezuela has experienced its biggest jump in bitcoin volume over the past week with 1,974 BTC traded on LocalBitcoins. Venezuela Sees Biggest Jump in Bitcoin Volume to Date As the...

Christina Comben | Dec 27, 2018 | 11:00
Bitcoin Investment

Coinbase President Says Institutions With Short-Term View...

It hasn’t been the best of Christmases for the stock markets and let’s face it, Santa hasn’t exactly gone overboard when it comes to crypto. However, according to...

Christina Comben | Dec 26, 2018 | 02:30
Bitcoin Education

Want to Build a Crypto Startup? Tim Draper University Can Help

Crypto legend, and Bitcoin permabull, and venture capitalist Tim Draper is now holding programs to help entrepreneurs build crypto startups at the Draper University. It’s long been...

Christina Comben | Dec 19, 2018 | 20:00

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