Lately there has been chatter that by raising the block limit, or discussing doing so, we are opening up the gates to later have a discussion about making other major changes to Bitcoin. It’s even been suggested that by letting this block size limit raise go through, we are opening the door to the possibility […]
Do you wonder where you can get some free bitcoins? For many of us, the discovery of Bitcoin is like the discovery of organic foods. We can see the benefits of using them but find it difficult to justify the cost, and then there is the risk that we’ll be getting a bad deal since […]
Romanian mobile payments provider Netopia mobilPay is now backing a proposal to leverage microSD cards to conduct offline bitcoin transactions.
Hyundai is the largest car producer in South Korea, so when it says something about the future of the auto industry, people listen. Today was no exception, as the company declared that there is a future in hydrogen cell vehicles as well as electric cars. The post Hyundai Sees Future in Eco-Friendly Cars appeared first […]
Bitcoin micropayments startup Tibdit has raised £122,080 seed capital through a crowdfunding campaign.
As the world watches nervously, Greece, under pressure from the European Central Bank, takes the serious step of imposing capital controls: Banks are closed, ATM withdrawals are limited and funds cannot be sent out of the country. Capital controls will be in place at least until July 7 after Sunday’s citizens’ referendum that will ask […]
Yesterday, Bitcoin Magazine reported that Greece had closed its banks and imposed capital controls to prevent financial chaos after the breakdown of bailout talks with its international creditors. The decision came at the end of a weekend that brought Greece closer to “Grexit” – the potential exit from the Eurozone and perhaps the European Union […]
Bitnet, a bitcoin payments processor from the developers of the largest payment gateway (CyberSource, acquired by VISA) has entered into a strategic partnership with Computop, a leading payment service provider, to allow global merchants to accept bitcoin on Computop Paygate. Since its launch, Bitnet has focused its services to provide an enterprise-grade digital commerce platform with […]
BitGo has announced the release of Verified by BitGo, a tool aimed at allowing customers to provide greater financial transparency.
So, as it turns out, people are trying to get all of their money out of the banks in Greece. We suspected this might happen. Everyone in the Bitcoin community is saying these people should convert to Bitcoin. Is that an option at this point? How can they get it if all they have is […]