Argentina’s new president, Mauricio Macri, is good news for the legal status of Bitcoin in the country.
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Argentina's New President: Good News for Bitcoin, Bad News for Inflation BitCourt of Argentina to validate diplomas on the Blockchain
If the Bitcoin blockchain validates financial transactions, why not use it to validate other things from the real world?
Nobel Prize Winner Eugene Fama on Bitcoin
This week the Bitcoin Uncensored Podcast with Junseth and Chris Derose interviewed the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics, Eugene Fama.
How NOT to Get PR (Op-Ed)
Yesterday afternoon EST, a small Spanish Bitcoin association posted a mysterious press release on several Facebook Bitcoin groups, stating that the elusive Satoshi Nakamoto’s addresses were subject to “movement.”
Is BBVA the Most Bitcoin-Friendly Bank?
CT spoke with Jose Rodriguez, the VP of payments at Bitso, a Mexican based that Bitcoin exchange, payment processor and Ripple Gateway, on the country’s cryptocurrency prospects and whether BBVA is the most bitcoin-friendly bank.
Venezuela: A Severe Case of Bolivaritis (Op-Ed)
For outsiders, Venezuela is a big unknown. For insiders, the country is a subsidiary of economic hell. Everybody knows Venezuela’s struck with hyperinflation, but that’s like knowing someone with Ebola has a fever.
How 3 Central Banks & the Financial Elite Embraced Bitcoin for One Day
July 31 saw participants such as the World Bank and other financial elite from Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan gather in Argentina and Brazil to witness the potential of Bitcoin and blockchain technology, particularly for the Latin American region.
Why Governments Will Create Their Own Cryptocurrencies (Op-Ed)
No sane person can deny the many benefits of cryptocurrency compared to fiat, and certainly the government can’t deny them, either. The age of e-money seems to be taking off.
Canadian Brick-and-Mortar Store Bitcoin Brains Secures 10-Year, $2.1M Deal with BitNational
According to owner and president Dave Bradley, Bitcoin Brains is perhaps the world’s first full-service, brick-and-mortar Bitcoin store in the world — certainly in Canada.
An Anatomy of Bitcoin Ponzis
Ponzi is a type of scam where you promise people earnings while you don’t produce anything, and pay them with newcomers’ money.
Argentine Govt’s Ironic Bitcoin Tweet Belies Growing Ecosystem
In response to a lengthy NY Times article, the Casa Rosada’s Community Manager posted on the @CasaRosadaAR Twitter account what would soon echo throughout social networks: “Apparently bitcoin is disrupting our economy now (?)”
Bitcoin: A Target Without an Army to Defend It (Op-Ed)
In the event of an attack, who would defend Bitcoin? The fast answer would be its users—a distributed collective of like-minded individuals. But would they be enough?
Latin America's Largest Social Network Will Pay Its Users in Bitcoin for Content
Latin American Social Networking Giant Taringa! has started Taringa! Creadores a revenue sharing program to start paying its users bitcoin for their content contributions.
SatoshiTango, the Argentine Exchange that Delivers to Your Door
SatoshiTango is one of Argentina’s most well-known Bitcoin market makers. Since its beginning, the startup has differentiated itself through ease of use and a user-centric approach.
Bitcoin & Gaming: Marriage of Convenience or Soul Mates? (Op-Ed)
Blockchain is just a distributed ledger, a database of sorts. Being simplistic, games can be thought as a database too, one with a very fancy UI. Why would any game need the blockchain?
Understanding the Bitcoin Ecosystem
Bitcoin price patterns by themselves are relevant, but many things affect the price. By learning about the variables, we may catch a glimpse of how price is determined.