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Can New Humanitarian Efforts Change Bitcoin’s Image?

It is an apparent thing that many people and governments are skeptical about the use of Bitcoin, and with good reasons, too. Some unpleasant incidents have been associated with the use of the digital currency in the past. It may then be forgiven when people nurse...

Samsung could benefit most from Bitcoin mining

The new trend of today’s economy is Bitcoins. This virtual currency if accepted by the government might take the place of our traditional paper money. But one thought that hits a layman’s mind is how do I earn these bitcoins? There are two ways of earning Bitcoin. The...

70% of Bitcoins Have Been Hoarded for Six Months or More

It has recently been observed that majority of Bitcoins in circulation have been hoarded for at least six months. This is probably not unconnected with the slump in the price of the digital currency. This observation was made by The Great Wall of Numbers' author Tim...

Cryptocurrencies, and the new gold rush

  The first lesson that is taught in a business school is that invest in anything that is substantial and rare. Until now investing in oil (also known as "liquid gold") was considered to be one of the best investments. Its use is limitless and since it is a...

NFC Chips Inserted into Man’s Hands to Store Bitcoin Wallet

There is almost no extent to which a person will not go in order to protect a valuable item. This point has once again been proven by a Dutch Bitcoin buff, who has had NFC chips injected into his hands so as to provide cold storage for his beloved cryptocurrency. A...

One World, One Citizenship Blockchain Passport!

  If the concept of virtual money was really difficult for your brain to digest then trust me you are in for a wave of indigestion with what they call “world citizenship passport”. A very talented hacker Mr. Christopher Ellis with a liking for decentralized...

Coinbase Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding

Top Bitcoin startup Coinbase is making plans to bring in another $50 million in new capital, with this fresh round of funding expected to be led by the DFJ, according to some sources close to the deal. The latest Coinbase, Series C, funding is coming just about seven...

Texas Man Arrested in Bitcoin Scam

The virtual currency “Bitcoin” may have a lot of pros according to many of its promoters but certainly have a really big disadvantage of being very prone to cybercrimes. The most recent example is of a Texas man, Trendon Shavers aged 32 years who managed to transfer...

New Square Register to Accept Bitcoin, Apple Pay

Acceptance of Bitcoin is gradually catching on. This has especially been significant in the last one year, as more retailers and services get involved in making it easy to access and spend. It appears Bitcoin is about to become even more popular as payment company...