Mexico City prepares for Star Studded LaBitConf 2015

LaBITconf, the Latino American Bitcoin Conference, sets roots in Mexico City on December 4-5, bringing Bitcoin pioneers to a remittances and eCommerce gold mine. Mexico is often heralded as a diamond in the rough when it comes to eCommerce and fintech innovation. In 2014, eMarketer forecast that “between 2014 and 2018, smartphone users will grow from […]

Bitcoin Trading At Previous Price Ceiling

Bitcoin trading has brought price back up to the previous resistance ceiling near $330 and 2100 CNY. The chart is inconclusive and until we see the market take direction the sideways consolidation may continue. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and […]

How a Bitcoin Backbone Gives Small Miners a Leg Up: Matt Corrallo’s Relay Network

Bitcoin is designed as a peer-to-peer network, where nodes randomly connect to other nodes. Transactions and blocks are transmitted over this network by these nodes, until each node receives all the latest transactions and blocks. This works quite well, as the distributed model makes Bitcoin relatively censorship-resistant; there is no central point of control to […]

Align Commerce Raises $12.5 Million, Launches Blockchain-based Cross-border B2B Payment System

In April, Bitcoin Magazine reported that global payment provider Align Commerce launched a public beta of its payments platform, the first in the industry to use the Bitcoin blockchain transparently to enable faster and cheaper global payments. Transactions appear as traditional payments at both the sending and the receiving end, but Align Commerce pipes the […]

ePaisa Brings Bitcoin Payments to Merchants Across India

In 2014, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi outlined a vision for a “Digital India,” a place in which all citizens in all parts of the country are connected, informed and part of a global economy. Other hallmarks of this new India would be a transparent government with strong ties to its citizens where government services […]