Drachmae: a Bitcoin-like Solution for Greece’s Troubled Economy

CNBC contributor Brian Kelly, the author of “The Bitcoin Big Bang: How Alternative Currencies Are About to Change the World,” proposes a quick and simple bitcoin-like solution for Greece’s troubled economy. Since the January elections that brought the “anti-establishment” Syriza party to power, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been trying to renegotiate the Greek debt […]

“Bitcoin Baron” Arrested and Charged with Felony

Randall Charles Tucker, the man known as “Bitcoin Baron”, was arrested and charged with felony and computer tampering by the FBI and the Arizona Department of Public Safety after six months The post “Bitcoin Baron” Arrested and Charged with Felony appeared first on NEWSBTC.

Blocked Bitcoin Websites Fight Government Censorship in Russian Court

Bitcoin websites blacklisted by the Russian government brought their case before a judge today in an attempt to overturn a decision that has restricted domestic access to their domains. Members of bitcoin news website BTCsec.com and exhibition company Smile Expo were reportedly in attendance at the hearing. The Russian government has filed a petition to […]

Lawnmower – The Bitcoin Leverage Top App

Lawnmower is a new app that lets users making their day-to-day spending habits worth Bitcoin. It’s a pretty simple concept, but with a powerful effect. Lawnmower rounds up your purchases The post Lawnmower – The Bitcoin Leverage Top App appeared first on NEWSBTC.

Bitcoin Price Moving Sideways To Go Up

Bitcoin price is engaged in base-building for the next wave of advance. The marke traded price down to our target at $230 in a corrective ABC wave from Wednesday’s high. The next wave up should see price targeting $250 and higher. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full […]

Money Laundering Crims Not Keen to Hold on to Bitcoin

Due to its decentralized nature and the anonymity of transactions, bitcoin usage has been popular in the underground internet community and among ransomware criminals. However, recent illegal dealings reveal that The post Money Laundering Crims Not Keen to Hold on to Bitcoin appeared first on NEWSBTC.

Bitcoin Foundation Director: No Plans to Fund Core Development

Newly appointed Bitcoin Foundation executive director Bruce Fenton has indicated that the trade organization is unlikely to pursue proposed plans to support bitcoin core development. The statements come on the heels of Wednesday’s announcement that bitcore core developers Gavin Andresen, Wladimir van der Laan and Cory Fields had joined MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative in a […]

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BitcoinFax: a Simple and Efficient Use Case for Bitcoin Micropayments

While Internet citizens find it strange that fax machines still exist, everyone still needs to send faxes at times – often to large legacy organizations, banks and public administrations that still live in the 20th century. Sending faxes is difficult because almost nobody has a fax machine at home anymore, and going to a post […]