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Vault of Satoshi Launches Coin-To-Coin Trading

Crypto-currency exchange Vault of Satoshi today announced the launch of coin-to-coin trading, allowing the service's user base to trade from "any coin to any coin" without having to start with bitcoin and litecoin first. The move will allow for greater flexibility on the platform, particularly....

Pump and Dumps: Good or Bad?

When I see a coin in Poloniex or Bittrex go on a 400% rise, the first thing that comes to mind is when will the bubble pop. People must buy coins to increase the value, and whales alike must dump them at some point as well. Greed is the ultimate demise of everyone involved in the pumping of a....

Bitcoin Specie Coin: A Unique Bitcoin That Is Not A Bitcoin

In my search for physical Bitcoins, I ran across the Bitcoin Specie coin. It is a 1oz .999 silver coin that does not have any Bitcoin value. It has a QR code that takes you to a webpage to give you the current value in several different currencies starting with Bitcoin. This whole concept is to....

Taxi Coin, a coin going places

I requested information from the team behind Taxi coin, and the team was kind enough to answer my questions. However, when yours truly asked for a name to put in the article... I got "Chad B." very cloak and dagger!! Who is behind Taxi coin? "We are a group of like-minded people located in....

Interview with Imperialcoin Developer: Upcoming DGW3 fork!

Why go with Imperial Coin (IPC) among the hundreds of coins available to choose from? Here’s what the developer of Imperial Coin had to say about it……. In the world of cryptocurrencies, so many come and go every week now. With that many, it is hard for users to sort out which ones to invest in....

Coin-Swap Retires Some Altcoins

Coin-Swap is going to retire their markets for about half of the altcoins currently listed on their site. This was publicly mentioned today around 7:30 AM Eastern in the #coin-swap IRC channel on Freenode by Ian Childress, owner of Cryptocurrency of America, the company that built Coin-Swap.....

First Aten Coin Conference Held in Warsaw, Poland a Major Success

The FirstAten Coin Conference held in Warsaw Poland October 28th 2015 was a major success. The First Aten Coin Conference held in Warsaw Poland October 28th 2015 was a major success. There were over 100 attendees that came from all over the world. Those in attendance came from very diverse....

E-Coin Launches VISA-Branded Bitcoin Debit Card

Bitcoin start-up E-Coin has launched a virtual bitcoin debit card that works where VISA is accepted. The virtual bitcoin debit card has until now existed in the realm of possibilities largely due to the idiosyncrasies of the global financial system. E-Coin solves a problem that has affected....

Aten Coin Conference and New Blockchain: Exclusive Interview

Aten Coin is a cryptocurrency quickly becoming the go-to Altcoin for people interested in enjoying benefits that cryptocurrency can bring to the financial industry, while maintaining the highest levels of government compliance. Aten Coin will be introducing a new blockchain, known as the....

Defcon hackers crack physical bitcoin Casascius coins

The Casascius coin was shown to be vulnerable to physical attack at this year's Defcon conference, one of the world's largest hacker conventions. Casascius coins are one form of physical bitcoin, being supplied in denominations of 0.5, 1 and 25 BTC. The coins each have a private key printed on....

Goxxed For The Last Time, A Fall of MtGox (commiserative) Coin

With all the news about how people lost their money with MtGox and the ongoing madness with it I saw, a while back, a concept for the Goxxed For The Last Time a (Commiserative) Coin. Goxxed For The Last Time, A Fall of MtGox (commiserative) Coin. The coin is a commiserative coin created by Jonny....

Information You Want To Know About The Top 300 Cryptocurrencies

Coin of View is a website that will include information on the top 300 cryptocurrencies in terms of market value. For each coin, there will be a web page with information, charts and statistical data. There will also be an updated list of nodes and the most important to support coins: a....

Latest move by UBS may propel blockchain into mainstream finance!

Swiss banking giant UBS is working on a project which has the potential to put the limelight on the blockchain technology. As per a news report, the project is being termed as the "utility settlement coin." For the said project, which is still in the nascent stages, the banking major also....

A Closer Look at the UBS Settlement Coin vs. Bitcoin

Earlier this month, UBS announced that it is in the process of creating a "settlement coin" that can be used for financial transactions. Is this yet another form of altcoin and will it rival bitcoin? The bank plans on using blockchain technology to create this settlement coin but has clarified....

E-coin Takes Bitcoin Debit Cards To A New Level

In the past year or so, a new trend has emerged in the world of Bitcoin in the form of digital currency debit cards. Several companies are trying to make a name for themselves in this market, with the likes of Xapo and ANX being two of the major names. E-coin, a UK-based company, may have a leg....

Coin Proz Is Here!

Coin Proz is a project set out to help publicize the top projects in crypto currency. With now over 1000 coins in the ecosystem and hundreds of projects, it is a real challenge to track and follow daily updates. The team has taken on the challenge of covering the top projects in crypto land and....

FindYou Coin: The Anti-Scam Scam Coin

The road to hell is paved with good intentions, goes the proverb, and perhaps FindYou Coin began with genuine good intentions. But given the amount of disappointed people and the absolute silence of the developer - who created a BitCoinTalk account expressly for the purpose of announcing FindYou....

Coin For Coffee Seeks Simple Way To Buy a Cup of Joe

Ever wanted to buy a cup of Starbucks coffee with your bitcoins? With Coin For Coffee, now you can. As its co-founder and CEO Matt Luongo explained to CoinDesk, Card For Coin leverages Starbucks' existing gift card infrastructure to process payments using digital currency. He put it simply: "We....

Qora Price Doubles Up, Announcement Thread Closes Due to "Attacks"

After dipping to a low of four Satoshi, the price of proof-of-stake coin Qora has more than doubled its price, breaking a 90-day trend of stagnation which saw it hovering between and five and six Satoshi per coin. This is a strong showing for a coin that has many similarities to NXT Coin, that....

NuBits Market Cap Holding Steady During First Week

NuBits is a new cryptocurrency from Peershares developer Jordan Lee. The coin's mission is to eliminate price volatility by pegging coin value to the value of the U. S. Dollar and adjusting coin supply to match investor demand. NuBits launched on September 23 with the goal of creating a currency....

What's a Casascius coin?

A Casascius coin is the name of a certain type of physical - rather than purely digital -- bitcoin. Mike Caldwell, a resident of Sandy, Utah, in the US, first introduced physical bitcoins for purchase in 2011. He coined the name "Casascius" from an acronym for "call a spade a spade." Caldwell....

SaturnCoin: Change to SAT2 and its new specifications

SaturnCoin has done much to imrpove upon their coin with a great developing team striving to get the best out of their coin. Their press release can be found here. One of the big things that the SaturnCoin team has done is the elimination of the original premine that had been in place by the....

Crypto Vault Creates Fire-Resistant “Vault Coin”

Crypto Vault, a company that focuses on cold storage for cryptocurrencies, has created “Vault Coin,” made with nickel-copper alloy with high heat resistance. Each of these coins are numbered individually so it is easy to keep track of what currency is being stored on what coin and adds a small....

Razor: A coin with TOR anonymity

The first thing you need to know when speaking of Razor is what exactly TOR is. TOR is a software that enables online anonymity to hide a user’s location in anything concerning internet traffic. Mainly, TOR makes it harder for network activity to be tracked back to the user of the TOR network.....

Review of the Bitcoin Penny: A Commemorative Coin

Collecting physical Bitcoin memorabilia is quite a fun experience. Not every collector wants to get their hands on these items from a monetary perspective, as there are many bits and bobs to collect which hold no intrinsic value on their own. The Bitcoin Penny is one of those commemorative coins....

ImperiumCoin "Broken," Mining Halted

ImperiumCoin, the "X11-X13" altcoin which solved its first block on September 16th, is having some serious problems. It appears that a recent upgrade has broken the coin somewhat irrevocably. This reporter discovered this, ironically, while looking into the coin at it on Bleutrade this morning.....

42 Coin Hits 48 Coins

Months ago, Woodcoin founder "Funkenstein the Dwarf" noticed something was awry with the 42 Coin project. When reviewing the code, he saw that there was nothing, actually, stopping the coin supply from exceeding the apparently magic number of 42. He wrote about it, saying: The function....


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It [Bitcoin] can only go UP UP UP!

Bruce Wagner, American novelist & actor