10 Bitcoin Misconceptions The Average Joe Makes

Although a number of us may identify as crypto-currency pioneers or trailblazers, it is without question that the industry as a whole is very young. The self-proclaimed “gurus” may know the ins and out of Bitcoin, but what about your […]

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Mt Gox’s Mark Karpeles Leaks Damning DEA Agent Emails

Mark Karpeles, CEO of the now defunct Mt Gox bitcoin exchange, has made public an email exchange between former DEA officer Carl Mark Force IV and himself.   Screenshots of the emails can be found below. In one email, Force says, “I […]

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Factom and Factoids: Storing Data in the Blockchain

As of today, the sale of Factoids has begun via Koinify, a market for decentralized applications. The initial sale will last until May 15 and will be separated in the 4 different stages shown below: Early Bird Mar 31, 2015 […]

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2/3 Of All Bitcoins Have Been Mined, 1/3 May Be Lost

Bitcoin is deflationary, meaning that mined coins are finite. Once miners unearth 21 million coins, that will be the total number of Bitcoins that will ever exist. But due to lost and forgotten wallets, active Bitcoins will be far lower than […]

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BitMesh to Launch Demo Soon

Unless you’re a programmer, you’re unlikely to spend all day online, but you still pay a monthly fee for full-time internet access. Now imagine if you could monetize your network by sharing it with neighbors or passersby and receive payment […]

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How 2 Federal Agents Stole over $800,000 Worth Of Bitcoins

According to a recent report released by the United States Department of Jusitce, two former federal agents have been charged with the theft of over $800,000 in bitcoins. Former DEA officer Carl Mark Force IV and former Secret Service agent […]

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Bitt Secures $1.5 Million To Service The Caribbean’s Underbanked

Thanks to a $1.5 million seed round, Barbados-based Bitt has launched its latest service, the Bitt Exchange. The Bitt Exchange is powered by AlphaPoint, a platform that serves as the backbone of exchanges including Bitfinex, Cointrader.net. It currently supports trading in 11 major fiat […]

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Caribbean Bitcoin Exchange Bitt Raises $1.5 Million

Thanks to a $1.5 million seed round from Avatar Capital, Barbados-based Bitt has launched its latest service, the Bitt Exchange. The Bitt Exchange is powered by AlphaPoint, a platform that serves as the backbone of exchanges including Bitfinex, Cointrader.net. It currently supports trading in […]

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Change-to-Bitcoin Startup Lawnmower Aims for Mainstream

You’ll have to decide for yourself if new digital currency startup Lawnmover’s unusual name matches its business model. CEO Pieter Gorsira has no doubts. “There’s a metaphor to it,” CEO Pieter Gorsira says of the name that at first glance […]

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Bitcoin Week in Review: Detractors, Supporters, and a New Altcoin

Major publications recognized the news that NASDAQ had licensed its technology to Noble Markets and that Barry Gilbert’s Bitcoin Investment Trust investment vehicle for OTC markets would finally open to retail investors as evidence of digital currency’s coming of age […]

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