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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 3:45 pm
A technology is called “disruptive” if it creates a new market that first disturbs and then displaces an earlier technology. Bitcoin is potentially such a technology and much more. The fact that it can disrupt the largest and most interconnected marketplace in the world—money, banking, and finance—makes it perhaps the most promising investment opportunity of our age. Unlike our current increasingly unstable and unpredictable financial system, Bitcoin has 21st century technologies at its very core. The digital currency and clearing network is open source, mobile, peer-to-peer, cryptographically protected, privacy oriented and native to the Internet. The fusion of these technologies allows for a level of security and efficiency unprecedented in the world of finance. These are some of the areas […]
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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 3:45 pm
Robocoin CEO Jordan Kelley has addressed rumors about the company's future, suggesting the company may be shifting away from hardware.
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 3:35 pm
CoinDesk speaks to Bitcoin Foundation board member and VC Micky Malka to learn his predictions for the year ahead.
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 2:21 pm
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 11:14 am
The Bootstrapper's Guide To Bitcoin RemittancesTechCrunch
Let's preface this rest of this discussion with the statement that it is simply not possible for a small bitcoin
startup to singlehandedly overthrow Western Union, MoneyGram or even, Remitly, at this stage. It is however possible to provide a very ...
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 11:03 am
The team behind an FCA-regulated e-money issuer has launched a bitcoin and litecoin exchange aimed at the UK market.
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 9:57 am
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The Bitcoin Price BattleCryptoCoinsNewsBitcoin
Price is in search of a value floor as it gears up for the descent to $200. The chart technicals are clear about the drop but leave us wondering if it will be the final low for this market cycle. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 ...and more »
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 6:57 am
Developer Ryan X Charles has been let go from his post as cryptocurrency engineer at Reddit.
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 4:49 am
New Hong Kong exchange Gatecoin is targeting international customers with segregated bank accounts in 40 countries.
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 2:55 am
USAA's Vic Pascucci speaks to CoinDesk about the financial services company's recent investment in bitcoin services company Coinbase.
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 4:10 pm
Earlier today, Palo Alto based Bitcoin security service provider BitGo announced the general availability of the BitGo Platform API, which will allow developers to fully leverage, for the first time ever, the enterprise grade security features of BitGo’s multisig HD wallet in their own applications The launch of this particular service stands to be a turning point in the Bitcoin industry. That’s because all companies, whether general merchants or Bitcoin service providers, are now capable of integrating the Bitcoin protocol into their core product without being forced to give up control of their bitcoins to a third party, or without facing the multiple and complex Bitcoin security challenges that have brought otherwise strong companies to their knees. A bit of […]
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Posted on 29 January 2015 | 2:09 pm
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 1:27 pm
CoinDesk wants to hear directly from our readers about where they stand on the topic of bitcoin regulation.
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 11:44 am
We’ve only just begun our journey towards building the most extensive and credible portal to all things crypto-currency, but I have some exciting news to share about our next step in building out that vision: the signing of an exclusive partnership with decentral.tv, the world’s leading digital currency video channel and dashboard! As you’ll see as soon as you explore the link, decentral.tv is a clean dashboard and video channel designed to keep viewers up to date on the latest developments in cryptocurrency. The service is jam-packed with useful information such as live prices, headline news, charts, and more. But most important is decentral.tv’s demonstrated ability to deliver some of the best original video content covering all things crypto on the web. Highlighted by Decentral Talk Live […]
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Posted on 29 January 2015 | 11:24 am
Why Apple Pay And Dollars Are Killing BitcoinForbes
Receiving far less press attention is the ongoing collapse of Bitcoin
prices. While this is not unexpected given the house of cards Bitcoin
was built on, no one should forget that only a short time ago Bitcoin
had reached manic levels. Investors ...
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 10:26 am
For Immediate Release January 29, 2015 Toronto – Decentral.tv is excited to announce that it has entered into a partnership to become the exclusive video content provider for BTC Media LLC, the world’s largest Bitcoin media group. BTC Media LLC is the parent company of financial technology magazine yBitcoin and its website www.ybitcoin.com, as well as the recently acquired Bitcoin Magazine and www.bitcoinmagazine.com. “ yBitcoin has always stood out as a well-run publication,” said Anthony Di Iorio, founder and CEO of decentral.tv. “Now that Bitcoin Magazine is also in the capable hands of BTC Media and Calli and David Bailey, I’m excited to see where he’ll take this publication moving forward. This partnership between BTC Media and decentral.tv has great […]
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Posted on 29 January 2015 | 9:49 am
At least $11m has gone to fraudsters running bitcoin scams in the last four years, university researchers have found.
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 9:29 am
In an interview with CoinDesk, investors and entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss discuss their newly revealed bitcoin exchange project, Gemini.
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 7:12 am
New research from Singapore-based web intelligence firm S2T suggests Islamic State (ISIS) could be using bitcoin for fundraising. Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz has reported that S2T analyst Ido Wulkan managed to find concrete evidence linking an ISIS cell based in the US to fundraising activities. The cell apparently used the dark web and bitcoin to cover its tracks. […]
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 5:40 am
Algorithmic cryptocurrency trading platform Tradewave has launched a new tool which creates automated trading bots without the need for programming.
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 4:47 am
Software magnate Bill Gates has again spoken out on bitcoin in his third 'Ask Me Anything' (AMA) session on social sharing platform Reddit. The focus of the AMA was philanthropy and the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. As a result, Gates’ answer revolved around potential bitcoin applications in charity. In response to the question "What […]
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 3:25 am
Canada's BitGold has gone public following a reverse merger with mineral exploration company Loma Vista Capital.
Posted on 28 January 2015 | 3:15 pm
Bitcoin Exploration The Bitcoin ecosystem has many different types of platforms such as exchanges, payment service providers, reporting platforms and an array of other supporting services. Every time you create a new account your online profile expands, increasing the risk of breach with one or all of your accounts. Private keys and passphrases should be managed as securely as possible, and the same for login credentials. The following tales are filled with valuable lessons for stepping up your game with digital identity management. Gone Phishing Paul Boyer, creator of the “Mad Money Machine” podcast on the “Let’s Talk Bitcoin” network, learned a tough lesson recently. Paul happily received donations totaling 3.3875 bitcoins, about $2,000, from loyal listeners until he discovered […]
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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 11:32 am
I awaken this morning feeling optimistic. I’d seen last night that a big announcement from Coinbase was coming, and the Wall Street Journal appeared to confirm that the announcement was to be a fully regulated U.S. exchange. The price shot up immediately and was still rising when I went to bed. Now, I look at the price widget on my phone and my optimism vanishes. If Bitcoin price is any measurement of enthusiasm, it’s clear before I get downstairs that Coinbase’s big revelation hasn’t quite lived up to expectations. I head to the new exchange site, log in with my Coinbase credentials and… I suspect this explains the lack of enthusiasm. I turn to Reddit, Twitter—all my usual sources—and hear […]
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:47 am
London, January 24, 2015 — LazyCoins demoed their killer Bitcoin app LazyPay at the BitcoinExpo 2015 in London last weekend. The company has spent months carefully and quietly planning to take the app public. Including running the payment and merchant services app through testing with a security firm. And holding Q&As in order to perfect their software and get everything right before debuting to the world. The free conference ran from January 24–25 at the Central Foundation Boys’ School on Cowper Street, London. LazyCoins Founder and CEO Danial Daychopan calls London, “a great place for bitcoin businesses and entrepreneurs.” Daychopan began his talk at the conference on the importance of security. He stressed this is the number one focus for […]
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 7:32 am
Congratulations, virtual currency world—New York wants to expressly regulate you! That’s how important Bitcoin and other digital currencies have become in recent years. And as we know, what happens in New York’s financial world often has implications for the wider world. All the recent attention New York has paid to virtual currency is raising many important legal questions, with potentially profound implications. This article will offer a brief survey of just some of them. A Cryptic History of Money Bitcoin is the latest and best known in a long line of digital currencies. The basic premise of digital currencies is that they try to establish a medium of exchange based on immutable mathematics, thus putting the currency beyond the control […]
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 11:08 am
Jan 22. 2015 for BitcoinMagazine.com Those within the industry understand that one of Bitcoin’s most important features—and perhaps its true core innovation—is its decentralized structure. Bitcoin has no central control: no central repository of information, no central management, and, crucially, no central point of failure. And yet, most of the actual services and businesses built within the Bitcoin ecosystem are centralized. They are run by specific people, in specific locations, with specific computer systems, and they are susceptible to specific legal entanglements. This situation creates tension and certainly a little irony—we have a decentralized technology, yet most things existing upon it are centralized. To a casual observer, and even more to a cynical one, it may appear that the claim […]
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