Plug and Play Tech Center Hosts Retail and Fintech Expo for Startups

Bringing together more than 40 startup pitches on both the retail and fintech verticals at the consortium, the Plug and Play Tech Center Expo day included three keynotes from the founder of Plug and Play Tech Center Saeed Amidi, Managing Director of Citi Ventures Debra Brackeen and founder of the Lending Club Renaud Laplanche. Saeed […]

5 Freelancers Who May Use Bitcoin-Powered Streamium to Cut Out Middlemen

The launch of Streamium was announced via Reddit yesterday. The new application from Manuel Aráoz and company was created to build a direct connection between video streamers and their viewers. Video streaming is dealt with on a peer-to-peer (P2P) basis via WebRTC, and payments for viewing a stream are made possible through the use of […]

Bitcoin Analysis: Outlook Glum

Bitcoin price has been advancing all day, and it looks like the real thing but is it? As we know, the possibility of advance is restricted by a trendline near $245. If price can advance above this level, then several alerts will ring. This analysis is provided by with a 3 hour delay. Read […]

CCN Podcast Episode 3: Interview with Nathaniel Popper and More

The longest episode of the CCN podcast to date includes two interviews plus the news in review. CCN spoke to Nathaniel Popper in preparation for an article about his new book, Digital Gold, and we also interviewed a developer of Burst, the proof-of-capacity algorithm coin. The recent announcement of Ben Lawsky is discussed as well […]

BREAKING: Bitcoin Exchange BitFinex’ Hot Wallet Hacked

BitFinex has just been hacked. They lost their hot wallet to a malicious actor. However, due to security practices only a relatively minimal amount has been lost. BitFinex keeps over 99.5% of its customers deposits in secure multisig wallets, so only 0.5% at most was lost. BitFinex is a digital currency trading platform and states […]

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Bitcoin & Altcoin Trading Talk 03 – Webinar Wednesday

Episode 03: Webinar Wednesday – Bitcoin & Altcoin Trading Talk The Rational Investor is back again with the Coinigy team for another round of Bitcoin & Altcoin Technical Analysis, and Coinigy platform updates. Apologies for the quality, Google Hangouts dropped the ball. We’ll most likely be switching mediums for the next one.

Nxt: The Original Bitcoin 2.0 Platform With Smart Contracts, Decentralized Crowdfunding, Open Source and 18 Months of Development

Bitcoin Press Release: With over 18 months of development, The non-profit Nxt Foundation is pleased to announce many disruptive business and financial applications of Nxt’s blockchain technology: including trustless smart contracts, decentralized crowdfunding, a strong open source ethos and more. Nxt is different. While there are many players in the cryptocurrency 2.0 field, Nxt has […]

Gaming Bitcoin Alternatives HYPER and GoldPieces Sponsor Digital Currency Crowdfunding Project PICISI And Launch Worldwide Crypto Gaming Network

Bitcoin Press Release: Gaming cryptocurrencies HYPER and GoldPieces (GP) are pleased to announce sponsorship of digital currency crowdfunding platform PICISI, many new cryptocurrency game servers, an exciting partnership with Coin2, and the launch of a worldwide crypto gaming network. Almost a year old, gaming digital currency HYPER continues to grow in the number of ways […]

Bitcoin Company Spondoolies-Tech Made $28 Million Last Year

Spondoolies-Tech, the Israeli company that is merging with Bitcoin Shop to consolidate their enterprises and resources, announced today that last year it had brought in about twenty-eight million dollars. By comparison, many other companies in the Bitcoin world are still in the venture capital funding phases of their progression. Spondoolies’ integration with Bitcoin Shop will […]

International Money Transfer Conference to Hold Blockchain and Remittance Day

An annual international remittance conference will hold a day dedicated to the blockchain and teach attendees about the technology that could potentially disrupt their industry. The International Money Transfer Conference (IMTC) will hold the Blockchain and Remittance Day during their event in Istanbul on May 25th. The one-day event will be part of a larger […]