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    ShapeShift.io Adds Monacoin, Vertcoin, Infinitecoin

    ShapeShift.io is an instant Bitcoin and altcoin exchange innovative service. The exchange platform is very popular within the community for allowing users to trade their altcoins instantly without having to register or create an account. Shapeshift.io also allows merchants to receive various cryptocurrencies and trade them for their digital asset of choice. Also read: ShapeShift.io Adds […]
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    Xapo Selects Three Finance Moguls for Advisory Panel

    Xapo has announced its latest, bold move to add a few financial and political power players to its advisory board. Xapo will strategically grow its company and services with the expertise of Visa founder Dee Hock, former Citibank CEO John Reed, and former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers. Also Read: Xapo Releases New Comments on […]
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    Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life in Prison

    It has been coming for a long time now, but one of the most notorious trials in the history of Bitcoin has come to a conclusion. Silk Road owner and operator Ross Ulbricht has been found guilty on all charges, and will face a lifetime sentence in prison. Any pleas for leniency have fallen on […]
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    Bitcoin Usage Low Due To Disinterest From Consumers (Op-Ed)

    Earlier today, I had the chance to speak with several merchants accepting Bitcoin payments for a while now. My main concern was whether or Bitcoin is being used by customers on a regular basis, and if so, whether or not there were any noticeable trends occurring. I did learn one thing though, Bitcoin is fine […]
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    IdentityMind Global releases version 1.19 of their Platform, Emphasis on Digital Currencies

    IdentityMind Global is a company that deal with Bitcoin in a less direct way that is still important nonetheless. Instead of introducing a new Bitcoin technology, IdentityMind Global works on issues that come with accepting Bitcoin like money laundering and KYC issues. Also read: MasterCard Send: New P2P System Offers Near-Instant Transfers “We are impacting […]
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    ShadowCash: A Peer Inside an Anonymous Cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin and the backbone technology it has, the blockchain, is a beautiful thing. Bitcoin allows instant transactions, from any point in the world. Due to the decentralized structure of the Bitcoin network, this can be accomplished with no central bank monitoring the movement of your funds. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. […]
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    Developer Creates Solution for Bitcoin Ransomware

    Over the course of 2015, many individuals and companies have been affected by ransomware. While this may have nothing to do with Bitcoin at first glance, there have been a few cases where the ransomware could only be removed by paying a certain fee in Bitcoin. But those days may be over now, as a […]
  • 23:59
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    ChainPay Partners With Payment Goblin, Users Can Accept Bitcoin

    ChainPay has been covering a lot of ground in the five short months since its launch. Most recently, ChainPay has reached a partnership with Payment Goblin, allowing customers of Payment Goblin to accept Bitcoin with no changes to branding. Also read: James Carter of AltXE Discusses ChainPay Specializing in enabling merchants to accept Bitcoin, ChainPay allows companies to […]
  • 21:34
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    Roger Ver and Peter Smith of Blockchain to be Keynote Speakers at Pioneers Festival

    Roger Ver nicknamed Bitcoin Jesus, an early American investor in Bitcoin at Coyote WallStreet, and Peter Smith of Blockchain will be the keynote speakers at Pioneers Festival, Europe’s major conference for tomorrow’s ideas. The event brings together the smartest startups with corporations, media and investors eager to support the next big thing. Also read: MasterCard […]
  • 19:00
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    Citi Suggests UK Government Create its Own Digital Currency

    The United Kingdom, is often one of the friendlier places when it comes to Bitcoin legality, especially when compared to US regulation, such as the New York BitLicense. Citi, a global banking and financial corporation, recommended that the UK take its acceptance one step further with the creation of a UK cryptocurrency. Also Read:Are Wall Street […]
  • 15:00
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    Bitnik’s Reload Enables Bitcoin Repurchasing

    Reload, a solution for automated Bitcoin repurchasing and reporting, has been launched by Bitnik, a Slovenian-based start-up. The company brands itself as a universal service that binds users’ Bitcoin wallets to their Bitcoin exchange accounts. Essentially, whenever they spend Bitcoin, Reload will use their exchange accounts to immediately repurchase the equivalent amount of Bitcoin. Also read: […]
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    Press Release BTC.com

    Update: The former btc.com forum is available here: http://talk-btc.com   Due to extenuating circumstances Bitcoinist LTD. will no longer be operating BTC.com. Bitcoinist LTD and GAW Miners LLC had a long term license contract for the domain BTC.com – on a revenue sharing model basis. There was to be no content control or input for […]
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    MasterCard Send: New P2P System Offers Near-Instant Transfers

    MasterCard has jumped on the P2P movement with its new service, MasterCard Send. While MasterCard has not gone into a lot of detail regarding the technical aspects of the service, we do know that it is built on a P2P-based system as part of the Federal Reserve’s initiative to speed up the money transfer system, which still […]
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    Move Over Periscope and Meerkat, Streamium.io + Bitcoin is Here

    Streamium.io is definitely one of the most exciting creations to come out the Bitcoin community lately. Twitter was taken by storm upon its launch it seems, with praises for its decentralized realtime streaming video service; a service that gives Meerkat and Periscope a run for their money. Also read: PayPal Fined for Deceptive Practices, Does Not Admit […]
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    Mintsy Mining Contracts Simple to Use and Backed by Proof of Mining

    Disclosure: Mintsy provided us with a 100 gh/s contract to test the features while it is in beta mode. Mintsy, a new cloud mining service that is part of the Cryptsy ecosystem is currently in beta invite only. We were able to get an invite and test the service as it stands so far. Mintsy […]
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    Researcher that Finds, Tests, and Reports Starbucks Gift Card Bug gets Reproached

      A security researcher by the name of Egor Hamakov, part of the Sakurity security consultancy company, found a weakness known as a race condition within in the Starbucks website which is responsible for checking balances and transferring consumer funds to Starbucks gift cards. To test the exploit with a ‘live test, Hamakov purchased three […]
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    Bitwala Lowers Fees and Introduces Quickpay Feature

    One of the more interesting use cases for Bitcoin comes in the form of paying everyday bills. Even though this functionality is limited to citizens in the European Union for now, there are a few companies in existence who want to make this process as cheap as possible. Bitwala, one of the companies focusing on […]
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    KNC Article 2 of 3 Regarding Lawsuit: Interview with Charlotte!

    In the second installment of the three article KNC follow up, I talked to two people: Charlotte C. Lin, the lawyer who is behind kncclassaction.com, as well as Louise Hogarth, a documentary filmmaker who is trying to integrate BTC and movies as well as runs nonprofit campaigns. Also Read: Customers Detail KNC Fraud, Lawsuit Launches […]
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    SendChat Crowdfunding Begins, Send Bitcon Through Instant Messages

    At this moment in time, the use of Bitcoin can be considered overwhelming for those that do not have a solid background in the digital currency and know what it really is about. With this in mind, there are a large amount of elements that have to be considered when switching from fiat to the […]
  • 20:15
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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 […]