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    “The Most Advanced Food” MANA Accepts Bitcoin Payments

    MANA, a powdered meal replacement product manufacturer has begun accepting bitcoin payments for sales and shipping of its meals. Customers of MANA can now purchase 3 weeks, 9 weeks and 15 weeks meal plans with bitcoin through bitcoinpay, a London-based bitcoin merchant payment service provider and processor. MANA...

    Joseph Young | September 20, 2015 | 5:12 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Xapo Bitcoin Debit Card Cannot be Used in the U.S

      Upon the interests of those that have awaited for the highly anticipated bitcoin debit cards of Xapo, the multi-million dollar startup has finally begun shipping its cards internationally. However, in correlation to its launch, Xapo has announced that the cards cannot be shipped to the United States,...

    Joseph Young | September 20, 2015 | 5:07 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Do Bitcoin Users Want Digital Gold or an Actual Payment Network?

    Vitalik Buterin, a programmer and the founder of Ethereum has recently weighed in on the block size debate, with a simple but important question: Do Bitcoin Users Want Digital Gold or an Actual Payment Network? In a Reddit comment, Buterin explained that bitcoin should either target the niche...

    Joseph Young | September 20, 2015 | 5:05 pm
  • Japan levels embezzlement charges against Bitcoin exchange CEO.
    Bitcoin

    Former Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Charged for the embezzlement

    Previously, the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office indicted Mark Karpeles with embezzlement. This week, The Guardian disclosed that the former Mt. Gox CEO has been alleged by the Japanese Prosecutors for the embezzlement of US$2.62 million worth of bitcoin. Karpeles however, denied the charges and claimed that he...

    Joseph Young | September 15, 2015 | 4:54 pm
  • Onename. Is NY's BitLicense Forcing Bitcoin Startups to Relocate. Newsbtc Bitcoin Opinion.
    Bitcoin

    Identity Protocol Provider Onename to Utilize Bitcoin

    Onename, an open-source protocol provider which creates secure and trustless identities on the blockchain network has announced that the platform will switch from namecoin’s blockchain to bitcoin at the Blockstack Summit 2015. The company’s co-founder Muneeb Ali explained, “Namecoin is not secure,” because of one mining pool’s dominant control...

    Joseph Young | September 15, 2015 | 4:28 pm
  • Bitcoins ATMs are Having a New Trend
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin ATM Installed in the Capital of Switzerland

    Bitcoin consulting firm and solutions provider Bitcoin Suisse AG has installed BitXatm’s two-way bitcoin ATMs in Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. Residents in the city of Bern will now be able to purchase and sell bitcoin with ease, with 5% fees and a maximum daily limit of US$5159. Over the...

    Joseph Young | September 13, 2015 | 5:59 pm
  • Symbiont- Blockchain Technology and the Future of Wall Street.
    Bitcoin

    Problems of Wall Street’s Approach Towards Blockchain Technology

    Global banks, financial institutions and organizations have begun to research about the potential applications of the blockchain technology that may restructure traditional financial and banking systems. Over the last few months, multinational banks including Citibank, JPMorgan and UBS have built research teams and startup acceleration labs to acvively...

    Joseph Young | September 6, 2015 | 6:23 pm
  • Bitcoin SERIOUS TROUBLE Gavin Andresen
    Bitcoin

    Gavin Andresen: “Bitcoin is in Serious Trouble”

      A few months ago, Bitcoin core developer Gavin Andresen proposed an alternative version of bitcoin software called BitcoinXT and urged the community and bitcoin miners to transfer from the bitcoin core. However, “critics” and cryptocurrency researchers including Mircea Popescu, Pete Duschenski and Nick Szabo stated that Andresen’s...

    Joseph Young | August 31, 2015 | 8:15 am
  • NewsBTC

    Litecoin Network’s First Decline in Mining Reward

    F2Pool, the same mining pool which generated the largest bitcoin transaction ever recorded on July 11, mined the Litecoin network’s block 840,000, with a declined mining reward from 50 LTC per block to 25 per block for the first time since its launch in 2011. The Litecoin network, similar to the...

    Joseph Young | August 26, 2015 | 6:37 pm

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