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  • BitTorrent Client Joystream to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding
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    BitTorrent Client to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding

    In order to encourage torrent seeding on its platform, a BitTorrent client called JoyStream is venturing into rewarding its users with bitcoin. For now, it is on alpha release for a limited time for users who have signed up on the Bitcoin Testnet. The company was founded by Dr....

    Sarah Jenn | June 18, 2015 | 11:00 pm
  • Coinomi Wallet Integrates with ShapeShift.io API
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    Coinomi Wallet Integrates with ShapeShift.io API

    ShapeShift.io, an instant Bitcoin and altcoin exchange service this week made their latest announcement. The instant exchange is integrating their API with Coinomi, a free, open-source wallet for Bitcoin and multiple crypto-currencies, available as an Android application. The latest API integration allows Coinomi wallet users to quickly convert...

    Guest Author | June 18, 2015 | 9:30 pm
  • Sand Hill Experimental Bitcoin Stock Market Gets Fined by SEC

    Experimental Bitcoin Stock Market Gets Fined by SEC

    Sand Hill, an experimental stock market using bitcoin, has been fined $20,000 by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for alleged violations of the US Security Law. The company is a Boost VC graduate which allows investors to purchase synthetic shares in unlisted Silicon Valley companies, similar to a fantasy...

    Sarah Jenn | June 18, 2015 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin Company Harborly Enters US Markets

    Bitcoin retail company Harborly recently announced to expand into the United States, one of the world’s highly emerging digital currency markets. The Texan company, which is already operational in Canada, further discussed its future plans to attract the US customers, saying that it will be bringing in some...

    Gola Yashu | June 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin-to-Fiat Exchange Now Available on Coinpayments.com
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    Bitcoin-to-Fiat Exchange Now Available on Coinpayments.com

    Bitcoin and cryptocurrency software products company Newnote Financial Corp has announced that Canadian fiat settlement is now possible on online cryptocurrency marketplace Coinpayments.com using its Cointrader.net Bitcoin exchange. Newnote has a 20% equity stake in Coinpayments.com. The integration makes it possible for over 13,000 Coinpayments merchants to sell their Bitcoin...

    Guest Author | June 18, 2015 | 4:30 pm
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    Bitcoin Price Volatile; Here’s What Were Looking at Now

    Earlier this morning, shortly before the markets open in the UK, we published our twice-daily bitcoin price watch analysis piece. In the piece, we highlighted the levels that we would be looking at during the day as price action matured, and looked at where we would get in...

    Samuel Rae | June 18, 2015 | 4:30 pm
  • Bitcoin’s Influence in the Gaming Landscape

    The concept of digital currency has been in the gaming sector for a while now.  If you are used to playing games online or on a mobile phone then you will be familiar with the game coins or special XP points. Whenever you reach a milestone these XP...

    Samuel Rae | June 18, 2015 | 2:30 pm
  • US Agent Accepts Stealing Silk Road Bitcoin

    One of two former US agents accepted that he had pocketed thousands of dollars in Bitcoin during the Silk Road investigation, reports Bloomberg. Shaun Bridges, who worked as a forensic expert for the US Secret Service, reached a plea agreement with the prosecutors over his alleged role in...

    Gola Yashu | June 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm
  • Banks in Poland Oppose Bitcoin Exchanges

    Banks in Poland Oppose Bitcoin Exchanges

    Poland might now join the ranks of those countries not open to cryptocurrency developments, as banks in the nation refused to accept payments using bitcoin exchanges. According to news from Polish bitcoin forum bitcoinet.pl, bitcoin payments are no longer available on cryptocurrency exchanges Cryptocoin.com, Bitbay.pl. and Bitmarket24.pl. “All...

    Sarah Jenn | June 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm
  • European Bank Santander Identifies 20 to 25 Uses of Bitcoin
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    European Bank Santander Identifies 20 to 25 Uses of Bitcoin

    In its recently released research paper, European bank Santander claimed to have listed 20 to 25 potential uses of bitcoin. These span various areas such as international money transfers, trade finance, syndicated lending and collateral management as some of the areas where blockchain technology could be applied. In...

    Sarah Jenn | June 18, 2015 | 11:00 am

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