BTER Not Alone: Other Bitcoin Exchanges Go Silent

While the majority of us have had our eyes trained on the recent attack on BTER, some of us may not have noticed the other hacks happening on other cryptocurrency exchanges and in the banking world. The evidence is currently still very limited, but a […]

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SaruTobi – the Updated App that Pays You Bitcoin for Playing

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the app SaruTobi. This app involved playing a simple game that paid you Bitcoin for every X minutes, hours, etc. that you played. The coins were paid out to whatever wallet […]

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Darkcoin Adds Another Plus with Instant Transactions

Darkcoin has always specialized in privacy. Its ability to “spork” (temporarily hardfork without permanently breaking the blockchain) and make money for those supporting the blockchain (masternodes) are unique attributes over other coins. Now Darkcoin leaps ahead with another promise delivered: […]

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The Newest Tech in Bitcoin Mining: Oil Immersion Cooling

Bitcoin mining is quickly and ruthlessly becoming less feasible for the average person. Growing power requirements, and hardware costs have already caught up to the global hashrate. Some sources have even reported a shear -50% return on investment in both hardware, […]

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Québec Requires Bitcoin ATMs and Exchanges to be Licensed

Canadian regulatory authorities enacted new regulations that will require all Québec domiciled cryptocurrency ATM operators and virtual currency exchanges to be licensed. The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has stated that it is not attempting to regulate the Bitcoin industry. Many […]

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Toronto Becomes More ‘Decentralized’

Toronto’s Decentral, the blockchain technology hub and host of 2014’s Bitcoin expo, announced today a new event titled “Blockchain and Fintech Expo.” Anthony Di Iorio, the Decentral entrepreneur and cryptocurrency evangelist behind Toronto’s Decentral hub and Decentral.tv, announced details for an upcoming event […]

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BTER Compromised, 7170 BTC Stolen

The popular China-based exchange BTER has been compromised and 7,170 bitcoin were stolen from their cold wallet storage. The website has since had the following posted on their website: 7170 BTC got stolen from our cold wallet in this transaction:https://blockchain.info/tx/f5b0363f03e1ed8bb812c135361ea93590c831ce9f13a3750be1b93575baccc6 720 BTC bounty […]

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The Great Bitcoin ATM Robbery

Business has not been so great for the owners of Mr.Bitcoin in Amsterdam as they came in this morning to find two of their BTMs had been stolen during the night. They announced over their Twitter account (@MrBitcoin) that the machines had been […]

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Fool Me Twice: $1.75M Stolen, BTER claims

“Fool me once. Shame on you. Fool me twice. Shame on me.” –Chinese Proverb. BTER has the following statement on its website: 7170 BTC got stolen from our cold wallet in this transaction: https://blockchain.info/tx/f5b0363f03e1ed8bb812c135361ea93590c831ce9f13a3750be1b93575baccc6 720 BTC bounty for chasing it […]

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MIT Bitcoin Expo 2015 Will Be Held In March

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will be holding its second Bitcoin Expo on the 7th and 8th of March. The event, which spans two days, is organized by the university’s Bitcoin Club. MIT student Nchinda Nchinda wrote on the club’s […]

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