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Alex Jones Bitcoin
April 11, 2017

Alex Jones Bitcoin

American radio host Alex Jones, known well for his conspiracy theories, is apparently now accepting bitcoin on his online store. NEWSBTC confirmed the option is available upon check out (which you can view yourself), meaning fans of Jones can purchase anything from emergency radios to herbal products. Jones has taken a recent interest in the digital currency…

Alloscomp Bitcoin calculator
September 30, 2015

Alloscomp Bitcoin calculator

The number of blocks mined every day in the Bitcoin system determines the effectiveness of the process. In every second, thousands of computers from all over the world are contributing to the creation of bitcoins, increasing the number of possible transactions on the market. It is important for miners to calculate the number of blocks generated per day, as well…

Blockchains, Bitcoin
September 3, 2016

Blockchains, Bitcoin

Two weeks ago, Amazon S3 experienced a few hours of downtime and disrupted service. This in turn caused issues with thousands of sites that host files on S3. Many Americans could not view their Instagram photos, their Twitch streams, their Netflix movies. But this outage also affected services that US companies rely on daily: Atlassian, Slack, Autodesk, Github…

All Bitcoin Exchanges
July 11, 2015

All Bitcoin Exchanges

MBTC stands for a millibitcoin (1/1 of a Bitcoin, or .001 Bitcoins). The idea behind using mBTC instead of BTC is basically that Bitcoin has been very high (over hundreds dollars). It is very inconvenient to deal with all of the decimals in small transactions. In the future, it is also possible that there will be even microbitcoins or µBTC. According to BTCC…

Amsterdam Bitcoin
July 14, 2015

Amsterdam Bitcoin

One of the things preventing global Bitcoin adoption is the lack of education on what digital currency is, and why it is relevant to the everyday consumer’s situation. But if Bitcoin Embassy Amsterdam has a say in the matter, that will change very soon, as they are hosting “A Complete Beginners Guide to Blockchain Technology” next Friday. It goes without saying…

Adam Back Bitcoin
October 6, 2016

Adam Back Bitcoin

Position: President, Blockstream Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Exeter Twitter: @adam3us Dr. Adam Back is the premier expert in the world on blockchain technology and a significant pioneer of applied cryptography for privacy applications. His brilliant applied cryptography work is cited in the Bitcoin whitepaper for the necessity of using…

Are Bitcoins
April 27, 2016

Are Bitcoins

What is it? The creator of Bitcoin, an unidentified software developer known as Satoshi Nakamoto, released a white paper in 2009, describing Bitcoin as, “A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash that would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution”. Our Experts Explain Money exists…

Arbitrage Bitcoin Exchanges
September 21, 2015

Arbitrage Bitcoin Exchanges

If you are an investor or a digital currency aficionado, you may have heard about a bitcoin-trading technique known as exchange arbitrage. The theory goes that, because bitcoins are bought and sold on many different exchanges and sometimes at many different prices, it should be possible to buy relatively undervalued bitcoins and sell them at exchanges where they…

Australia Bitcoins
December 5, 2015

Australia Bitcoins

Around 16 million Australian dollars ($11.49 million) worth of confiscated bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney next month, the first such auction outside the United States, as demand for the digital currency surged to its highest in nearly two years. The sale will take place on June 20-21 and involve 24, 518 coins, said auction organizer financial services group…

Bitcoin blockchain size problem
February 6, 2017

Bitcoin blockchain size problem

We have to acknowledge up front that the whole conversation about increasing the block size is not one of imminent necessity, but more of a theoretical eventuality. It’s a big “what if?” question. And because the bitcoin community loves to spend time thinking about these things, of course it has turned into one of the most important debates in the industry today…

Australian Bitcoin ATMs
May 30, 2015

Australian Bitcoin ATMs

Australia’s first Bitcoin ATM could be just days away. THE race to launch Australia s first Bitcoin ATM is entering its final stages. The machines have been shipped and two firms — Australian Bitcoin ATMs and Krypto Currency Solutions — have confirmed to AAP they will each install one in Sydney s CBD within weeks, possibly days. A representative for Australian…

ASIC hardware Bitcoin
March 14, 2017

ASIC hardware Bitcoin

No. ASIC designs are all proprietary. This is controlled to the point where gaining information about the use for packaged chips is subject to a highly restrictive NDA. Some optimizations in use are non-public, and at any rate nobody is going to give away millions or tens of millions of dollars worth of NRE cost to their competitors. It seems unlikely that any…

Accepting Bitcoin Payments
August 22, 2015

Accepting Bitcoin Payments

GENEVA — A Swiss town that is billing itself as a hub for the digital currency industry will accept bitcoin for some payments starting this summer, in what proponents call a worldwide first by a government body and a sign that “crypto finance” is growing in legitimacy. The town council in northern Zug last week approved plans to accept payments of up to 200 Swiss…