SuperNET Sponsors Drachmae “Blockchain Solution For Greece” Project

SuperNET was founded almost 9 months ago, and in that time has built up the largest collaborative network of digital currency developers and enthusiasts in the world: with over 700 members. Drachmae, its newest entrant offers an unprecedented project to outline a “Blockchain Solution For Greece”. Drachmae’s founder, Lee Grant of Coinstructors, is currently in […]

Rand Paul Neuters NSA, Freedom Rejoices!

The NSA’s snooping and collection powers have been halted. Midnight just went, and the NSA lost their illegal powers to spy on US citizens and collect all their information. Rand Paul has been instrumental in protecting the liberty of Americans. The US Courts of Appeal for the 2nd Circuit, based in New York, recently addressed […]

Ripple Appoints DTCC’s Former CEO as Advisor

Digital currency startup Ripple Labs has appointed Donald Donahue, former CEO of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) as an advisor to the company. DTCC is the main clearing house for US securities and derivatives, processing more than $1.6 quadrillion in transactions per year. In his role as COO and then CEO, Donahue is […]

Crypto Public Notary Uses Bitcoin Block Chain To Notarize Digital Content

Crypto Public Notary, a free notary service using the bitcoin block chain to provide digital document provenance, recently launched. Digital document provenance is the ability to prove a document existed at a specific point in time, according to Alex Sherbuck, the creator of Crypto Public Notary. Using an address derived from the cryptographic hash of […]

Paying Your International Workforce with Bitcoins

The following is something we at NewsBTC can relate to. We have great writers and Bitcoin enthusiasts from across the world contributing to our magazine. When it comes to their remunerations, conventional money transfer across borders is a pain. But, we found a solution! Thanks to the evolution of internet and technology, it is now […]

The Bitcoin Economy Isn’t So Different from the Traditional One

As Bitcoin moves towards becoming a part of the mainstream economy, why should it be any different from the traditional economy? Well, that’s what the scenario looks like in the Bitcoin community. It is a well-known fact that 50% of the whole world’s economy is controlled by the top 1% of the population, similarly 99% of […]

Bitcoin Price Drops To $230

Bitcoin price headed lower today in a $8 sell-off (Bitfinex) catalyzed by the news that Silk Road’s Lars Ulbricht had been sentenced to life imprisonment & OKCoin was dealt another PR blow. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive […]

Silk Road Creator Sentenced to Life in Prison

This Friday Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the underground black market Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison after making a plea for leniency. Silk Road was an unregulated online marketplace where buyers could buy drugs by paying with Bitcoin. Ross was convicted last February on seven charges going from drug trafficking to money […]