The second North American Bitcoin Conference is coming to Chicago this summer. The much-anticipated event will draw thousands of Bitcoin entrepreneurs, businessmen, and tech-savvy developers to the Windy City on July 19-20.
North American Bitcoin Conference Coming to Chi-Town Bitcoin in Singapore
As bitcoin payment service CoinPip works with 37 Coins to make digital payments easier for everyone in Singapore, the question comes up: how exactly is Bitcoin maintaining itself in the world’s most business-friendly economy?
Mises Institute President: “Techonology Alone Can’t Save Us From the State”
Jeff Deist, president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, has explained the recent changes in tax codes laid out by the United States Internal Revenue Service on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies – and pointed out the ways in which technology alone cannot resist stringent regulation.
Les Artistes de Bitcoin
Starving artists, filthy rich musicians, and everyone in between in the world of arts wants you to support their craft via Bitcoin.
BTC China Suspends Chinese Merchants Bank Deposits
BTC China, the largest Bitcoin exchange in the country, has halted local-currency deposits to clients’ China Merchants Bank Co. accounts.
Bitcoin Mining Malware Detected On Android Apps
A new malware that hijacks Android mobile phones to mine bitcoins has been identified in 5 different Google Play browser plug-ins. The malware, dubbed “BadLepricon” by mobile security start-up Lookout, consumed users’ mobile devices as hackers undertook the intensive process of mining bitcoins.
Colorado: Potcoin Looking to Spark Buzz with Cannabis Shops
The sale of recreational marijuana in Colorado has proved to be a major boon to the state’s economy.
Still Counting the Results: Bitcoin May Have Larger Voice in Political Campaigns
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) will be ruling on contributions to US political campaigns on April 23.
Fill‘er Up: Bitcoin Fuel Dispenser Unveiled in Cincinnati
A Cincinnati engineer has developed a prototype for a retail fuel dispenser that accepts payments in bitcoins.
Forget Traveler’s Checks: Canadian Mountain Resort Accepts Bitcoins
The largest ski resort in North America has taken to Bitcoin. Whistler Blackcomb, home to Blackcomb Mountain, threw a launch party for its “Cash In and Cash Out” Bitcoin ATM on April 19 at their Canadian resort.
BitPay Announces 1BTC Match to BitGive’s Donations to “The Water Project” Mission
The Bitcoin community is joining hands in an effort to provide clean water and proper sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Bitpay, the leading service provide system for Bitcoin, announced yesterday their pledge to match 1BTC in donations for BitGive Foundation’s campaign for the Water Project.
Juan Llanos at TedxMidAtlantic: “If Money Doesn’t Flow, Life Doesn’t Flow”
In the past 8 years, TED talks have taken the internet by storm, with presentations covering everything from the positive effects of gaming to the philosophy for a happy life.
Bitcoin ATM and P2P App Introduced in Shanghai
If you thought the status of Bitcoin in China was unclear, the fog just got a little bit heavier. BTC China, one of the country’s principal digital currency markets, has revealed a Bitcoin ATM in a café in Shanghai as well as an online app allowing individuals to buy and sell bitcoins on their cellphones.
There will be Bitcoin: oil and gas data provider accepts BTC
The state of Texas just keeps one-upping itself when it comes to embracing digital currencies. After recently unveiling one of the United States’ first Bitcoin ATMs and a candidate for governor accepting bitcoins in his campaign, a new oil and gas data provider in the Lone Star State has begun accepting Bitcoin.
MaidSafe Announces Crowd-Sale Beginning April 22
The creators of MaidSafe announced a 30 day crowd-sale of its safecoin digital currency for the SAFE software beginning at 9 am GMT on April 22.
Bitcoin: 3-4 Months from Heavy Wall Street Investments?
Who doesn’t love a good breakdown of how Bitcoin works? Barry Silbert, CEO and Founder of SecondWatch, recently broke down the development and strengths and weaknesses of investing in Bitcoin at a recent MarketWatch event.