Russian Official Calls for Criminal Liability for Bitcoin

Russia’s Investigative Committee Chairman Alexander Bastrykin has, once again, opined that virtual and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are money substitutes or surrogates that need to be outlawed. He also claimed that virtual currencies are “often used” for the financing of terrorism. In a sweeping, wide-ranging column on Russian publication Kommersant, Alexander Bastykin – chairman of the […]

Emer Blockchain Engine

Bitcoin Press Releases: The Emer Group is proud to announce the launch of its own blockchain development platform. Emer, a leading digital currency and blockchain platform is on the cusp of launching its own fully fledged development platform; Blockchain Engine. On April 25th, 2016 the long awaited developer ecosystem will be released to the public, […]

Bitcoin Core 0.12.1 Released, Major Step Forward for Scalability

Bitcoin Core 0.12.1 was released early this morning and the update includes several changes that have huge implications for Bitcoin scalability. The release deploys the first soft fork on the Bitcoin network to use the methodology outlined in BIP 9 (Version Bits), which allows multiple soft forks to take place at the same time. The three soft […]

Discovering New Payment Efficiencies Through Decentralized Applications

This is a guest post by Danial Daychopan,  the founder & CEO of He is a fintech entrepreneur within the payments industry who has been active in the groundbreaking blockchain and Bitcoin ecosystem since 2013. His vision is to create a next generation payment system by utilizing decentralized applications and harness the true potential hidden […]

Central Bank Monetary Policy Will Do More Harm Than Good

Bitcoin users have no love lost for central bankers, and vice versa. Many central banks use rather unconventional monetary policy tools, which is causing friction within the banking sector itself. Something will have to change, as the advantages of Bitcoin and digital currency over central banks become more apparent every day. Also read: EDCAB will […]

South African Startup to Fight Movie Piracy Using Bitcoin

Bitcoin and digital currency offer many different use cases, although a lot of them still have to be discovered and explored. Custos Media Technologies is looking at Bitcoin as a way to combat piracy, especially in the film industry. Also read: Bitcoin Price Watch; One, Two and Three! Using Bitcoin To Bring Film Piracy To […]

Plutus & PlutusDEX – Complete End-To-End Decentralized Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin and blockchain technology has changed the face of online end electronic payment systems. The use of blockchain technology, combined with crypto-tokens is not an alternative payment option anymore. It is getting to a point where it will soon be part of the mainstream, alongside fiat currencies. Thanks to platforms like Plutus that are making […]

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Critical Moment For Trend

Bitcoin price touched long-term resistance in the Bitstamp chart, today. Although the picture looks different across different exchange charts it is clear an important moment for the longer-term outlook has arrived. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 […]