Essay on Bitcoin

Bitquest: The Bitcoin Based Minecraft Server

Bitquest: The Bitcoin Based Minecraft Server When it comes to video games, most people seem to take an exception to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. For quite some time now, there has been a lot of talk about integrating bitcoin with video game economies. The advent of bitcoin in the gaming community excites the members and […]

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PTO Rejects Bitcoin Trademark Request

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has turned down a patent application for a Bitcoin trademark that was requested by the Urban Trend LLC. This was a part of a pre-determined judgement once Urban Trend, the Californian household product company, were unable to submit an answer to Russ Smith, the owner of the […]

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Bittrex Removed 36 Digital Coins

Bitcoin exchange Bittrex informed its users that it has removed three dozen cryptocurrencies from its platform on Sunday. Bittrex also pointed out that they have flagged and warned these wallets for around 30 days. So, no exceptions will be made for funds remaining during execution. The digital coins subject to this decision are not very […]

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BitGold To Go Public On The TSX

Gold and bitcoin start-up BitGold announced it will public, backed by Sprott Inc. BitGold, a gold and bitcoin start-up based in Toronto, is going public after a reverse merger with Loma Vista Capital, a mineral exploration company. BitGold informed that it will keep its name but all trading on the Canadian National Stock Exchange will […]

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Netagio Launching Its Trading API

Netagio, the first British Bitcoin, gold & Sterling exchange, today announced the launch of its Application Programming Interface (API). Institutional investors can now programme their Execution Management Systems (EMS) and Order Management Systems (OMS) and fully automate their trading on the exchange. The API will provide brokers/dealers with easier and faster electronic market connectivity, allowing […]

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CEX.io Launches PlugChain API

CEX.io, a crypto currency exchange, and GHash.io, Bitcoin mining pool, has launched a brand new venture. They are offering an open API for making Bitcoin applications. With this news CEX.io has officially joined the fast-moving competition to launch a comprehensive API for the leading digital currency’s network. This positions them against strong and noteworthy competitors […]

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Bitcoin B2B Payment Solution – Alternet

According to an announcement by Alternet Systems, its subsidiary Alternet Payment Solutions created a global business for Bitcoin payment processing after a strategic channel partner agreement with BitPay. Alternet Payment Solutions, also known as APS, has ventured into a non-exclusive agreement that involves selling, and including BitPay into Alternet’s customer base. Alternet has vast experience […]

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Bitcoin Turns Digital Gold In Vietnam

Bui Huy Kien is ignoring the Vietnamese government’s warnings and accepting payment in bitcoin for advertisements on his website. “I don’t really trust the dong because of the way the Vietnamese currency is managed,” Kien, the founder of lamchame.com, a portal for young parents, said in a July 23 phone interview. “It’s not transparent. Gradual […]

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A Bounty To Chase A Blackmailer

When the man known as “The Bitcoin Jesus” got hacked, he did not go straight to the police. He just tapped the power of bitcoin. Last week, Roger Ver–an American-born ex-pat living in Japan who’s long been at the heart of the worldwide bitcoin community–was contacted by a hacker who had seized control of his […]

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500Startups Welcomes 5 New Bitcoin Firms

Early stage startup accelerator and investor, 500 Startups, has announced its latest batch of firms accepted to its program. Among the 29 firms, five bitcoin related companies have made the list of startups heading out to Mountain View for the accelerator. The five firms are Coinalytics, GogoCoin, Neuroware, Monetsu, and Bonafide. The accepted firms will […]

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PBOC Soften – Bitcoin Prices Recovered

People Bank of China Position Mr. Zhou, Governor of the PBOC and speaking at a conference in Boao, Hainan, said “it is out of the question of banning Bitcoin as it is not started by central banks.” His statement is significant. Stories about China banning Bitcoin have been floating around for the past month, but […]

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