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CoinDaddy Launches WHOIS-Style Search Engine for Digital Assets
A slew of services have emerged in recent months that allow bitcoin enthusiasts the ability to use bitcoin and other digital currencies to create tradeable assets.
Bitcoin Transactions Will Double By 2017, Research Finds
A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that the number of bitcoin and altcoin transactions will more than double by 2017 to 56 million, up from 24.7 million in 2014 and 18 million in 2013.
Uber, Hotwire Execs Invest $2.25 Million in ChangeTip Competitor NeuCoin
Micropayments startup NeuCoin has raised $1.25m in angel and seed funding from over 20 individual investors, including King co-founder Patrik Stymne, Uber SVP Emil Michael and Hotwire president Henrik Kjellberg.
Mastercoin Seeks Second Start With Omni Reboot
As a result of the move, many of the remaining Mastercoin leadership, including chief architect JR Willet, CTO Craig Sellars and board member and BitAngels co-founder David Johnston, will migrate to Omni to solidify their message and clear up marketplace confusion that they feel has held back their efforts.
GAW Miners and the Disappearing $20 Paycoin Floor
In addition to managing the development of the decentralized paycoin currency, GAW Miners operates a paycoin brokerage, an exchange for the currency and a network of coin-generating wallets - an ecosystem that many suggest counters the decentralized spirit of the cryptocurrency movement.
All Things Alt: Altcoins for Amagi and New Features for Viacoin
Bullion dealer Amagi Metals has inked a new partnership with digital currency payments processor GoCoin.
Surviving and Thriving in Minecraft's Latest Virtual Bitcoin Economy
Gaming has long been seen as a potential use case environment for bitcoin and other digital currencies, given that the online entertainment sector is an established testing ground for new payment mechanisms and models.
Can Bitcoin's Price Ever Be Stable?
Even in bitcoin's digital universe, the same basic economic rules apply, with price being determined by supply and demand.
Digibyte Raises $250k to Develop Altcoin for Retail Payments
Dec 2, 2014 at 22:45 UTCUpdated Dec 12, 2014 at 15:51 UTC. The development team behind the digibyte cryptocurrency project has received $250,000 in private investment and inked a new strategic partnership with Hong Kong-based web developer Tofugear.
Stakes Are High for Star-Backed Bitcoin Gambling Site As Crowdsale Stumbles
An attempt to launch one of the first major regulated bitcoin-powered gaming platforms is struggling to alter this narrative, despite backing from a slew of international gambling stars.
All Things Alt: Feathercoin Forks and a Joint Crypto Charity
A joint effort to raise money ahead of the holiday season is currently underway, combining the crowdfunding capabilities of both the litecoin and dogecoin communities.
Pockio Expands Crypto Gift Card Service to Germany and France
Nov 6, 2014 at 23:30 UTCUpdated Nov 7, 2014 at 11:14 UTC. UK-based cryptocurrency gift card retailer Pockio has announced its international expansion to Germany and France, with more EU countries to come in the weeks ahead. The move means that bitcoin and altcoin users in those countries can shop at retailers not yet accepting digital currencies.
MintPal Vows to Fight Former Moolah CEO in Court
The owners of the troubled digital currency exchange MintPal are moving to take legal action against former Moopay LTD CEO Alex Green.
UK High Court Orders Moolah to Hand Over Syscoin's 750 BTC
Moopay LTD and ex-CEO Alex Green have been ordered by a UK court to hand over 750 BTC to the team that developed the syscoin cryptocurrency.
All Things Alt: The Internet of Block Chains and an Injunction Against Moolah
Today, the syscoin team, represented by UK-based law firm Selachii LLP, was granted an emergency injunction against Moopay, also known as Moolah, by the High Court in London following an effort to resolve the situation out of court.
The 12 Best Answers from Gavin Andresen's Reddit AMA
Oct 21, 2014 at 22:05 UTCUpdated Oct 22, 2014 at 13:11 UTC. Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen took to Reddit today to engage the community in an ask-me-anything session that tackled a variety of topics both silly and serious.
Moolah CEO Resigns Amid Growing Public Outcry, Criminal Allegations
Alex Green, CEO of digital currency services startup Moopay LTD, known commonly as Moolah, has resigned following the company's withdrawal of a proposed bankruptcy plan and the release of evidence allegedly tying him to fraud and past criminal activity.
Moolah Announces Bankruptcy Plan Following Money Crisis
Moopay LTD, the digital currency services business better known as Moolah, has announced that it is shutting its doors and filing for bankruptcy protection.
MintPal Exchange Relaunch Plagued by Technical Issues, User Complaints
Oct 8, 2014 at 21:00 UTCUpdated Oct 9, 2014 at 19:16 UTC. MintPal's long-awaited relaunch took place on Tuesday, but the kick-off was marred by systemic problems that left some users at least temporarily unable to access their accounts.
All Things Alt: XC Inc, Next-Gen PoS and More Waiting for MintPal
Given the relatively quiet altcoin market, it's easy to miss the new technologies and interesting applications that are gaining ground.
'Bash Bug' a Concern, But Little Threat to Bitcoin Services
There were widespread security concerns yesterday after the discovery of an old flaw that could affect web servers and Internet-connected devices - but many in the industry are claiming it presents no immediate threat to bitcoin services.
Bittylicious Extends Credit Card Payments to Altcoin Buyers
Bittylicious now allows users to purchase all of its available altcoins with MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards.
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Becomes Canada's First to Accept Bitcoin
Sep 17, 2014 at 20:35 UTC. Mega Chill has become the first medical marijuana dispensary in Canada to accept bitcoin.
All Things Alt: Anon Reviews, Backslash's Beta and a Pink Partnership
Cooperation between coins is not new, though past examples like UNOCS have demonstrated that there are limits to broad organizations formed by ostensibly competing coins.
5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation
Given the recent critiques of New York and its proposed framework for bitcoin businesses, many of the law's opponents are no doubt hoping the state and its regulators will alter the bill during its now extended comment period.
70,000 Caribbean Island Residents to Receive Bitcoin in 2015
All 70,000 residents living on the Caribbean nation of Dominica will be eligible to receive bitcoin as part of 'The Bit Drop' project, an upcoming collaboration between bitcoin businesses, interest groups and local government officials.
Leading Devs Speak Out Against NY's BitLicense Proposal
One element of the BitLicense proposal that has proved controversial is how it could be interpreted as applying to the developers of the more than 400 alternative digital currencies currently in circulation.
Cloud Storage Startup Storj Raises 910 BTC in Crowdsale
Aug 22, 2014 at 15:28 UTCUpdated Aug 22, 2014 at 19:21 UTC. Decentralised cloud storage platform Storj has raised 910 BTC in a crowdsale.
Altcoin News: SYNC, Ivy League Alt & Lemurcoin
There are plenty of fresh faces and seasoned coin networks taking the altcoin world by storm these days, offering plenty of excitement for those involved.
Hackers Steal $1.65 Million in NXT from BTER Exchange
Aug 15, 2014 at 13:49 UTCUpdated Oct 23, 2015 at 13:13 UTC. UPDATE: According to reports from the NXT community and BTER, a rollback is no longer being actively considered.