2015: The Year of Bitcoin

A decade ago I self-published a collection of letters from travels in South America and I talked about money a lot. The irony is, I hated consumerism and capitalism and all those things we associate with the dollar sign—but it’s […]

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Gemini Is ‘How Google Would Approach Bitcoin’, Say Winklevoss Twins

Bitcoin investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have shared some details about Gemini in a recent interview with CoinDesk. The brothers are known for developing HarvardConnection, a social network that eventually changed its name to ConnectU. They successfully sued Facebook creator […]

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Bill Gates Explains What’s Wrong With Bitcoin

According to the World Bank, approximately 2.5 billion people (roughly half of the world’s adult population) does not have a bank account due to reasons such as lack of money, high fees, long distances, and complicated paperwork. Bill Gates believes that digital […]

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Free Bitcoin Exchange Launched By Coinbase

Bitcoin wallet and payment platform Coinbase has recently unveiled its latest offering, the United States’ first licensed bitcoin exchange, simply named “Coinbase Exchange”. Coinbase Exchange features real-time market information which allows traders to make informed trades. It is advertised as providing “flexible […]

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/r/Bitcoin Subreddit Passes 150,000 Subscribers

The /r/bitcoin subreddit has passed the 150,000 user mark, according to a recent thread. The /r/bitcoin subreddit calls itself a “community” where users can talk about recent bitcoin events and share their thoughts. It is currently the 199th largest on the […]

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Coinbase’s New Exchange Will Have A 0.25% Fee

The United States’ first licensed bitcoin exchange is set to be opened this Monday by bitcoin payment processor Coinbase. The API documentation for the exchange has already been published on Coinbase’s website. It gives some insight into the exchange’s fee […]

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Bitcoin Price Breaks $305, What Next?

The bitcoin price has recently passed $300, and is currently hovering around $306 on Bitstamp. The price has increased by a whopping 22% in the last 24 hours. Over the past 3 days, the change in the bitcoin value was […]

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Phone Games that pay you Bitcoin to play?

Recently I came across a game that seemed to have an interesting concept, they pay you in Bitcoin to keep playing their game. You have the option to supply your Bitcoin wallet address to the app and after you’ve played […]

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Indonesians in Hong Kong Receive Bitspark Remittance Service

Hong Kong contains a significant population of migrant workers from Indonesia and smart company, Bitspark has decided to target this sector with a fresh Bitcoin remittance solution. Bitspark had previously launched introduced an almost identical remittance service which services the Philippines […]

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Bill Gates talks Bitcoin & Global Payment Challenges

Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has spoken about Bitcoin, suggesting that the crypto-currency isn’t necessarily the best application of blockchain technology. Gates, the Co-Founder of Microsoft did add that global remittances may be impacted when he spoke to ‘Backchannel’ and prior […]

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