Category Archives: Crypto Currency

Bitcoin vs Apple Pay Discussed in NY

Author: latestbitcoinnews

The buzz surrounding Apple Pay may have initially startled some bitcoin enthusiasts, but industry experts continue to speak out on why the latest mobile payments solution is only passively interesting.
At the Bitcoin Law conference, an event held at New York Law School this Tuesday, American Express VP and senior

Orobit Digital Cryptocurrency

Orobit is a digital cryptocurrency that operates on a community-based standard of value using peer-to-peer (P2P) networking as the means of conducting transactions. Rather than having a central authority determine the value of the currency, its worth is determined by the number of products and services people are willing to buy or sell using Orobits. Orobits have a global value, so they can be used in any country, at any… Read More »

Automated Sports Betting Idea

  The operator programs an app to gather data from APIs and feeds to create a home address and an away address for every game in a sports season. Customers send bitcoin to the addresses as bets on the outcomes they represent. The app then gathers the data of who won the event and pays out 100% of the balance of both addresses to anyone who bet into the winning… Read More »

Player Wins 42.56 btc In Tournament

THE CAGE proved to be an extremely popular event with 66 players competing for a prize pool of $330, 000 worth of btc. In all 25 of 66 players cashed in the tournament. This sets the record for the most bitcoin won from a single poker tournament and all winnings were received with 5 minutes of the tournament ending. BetcoinPoker.com congratulates Fruits_of_Fib also known as btcblade at BetcoinPoker.com on finishing… Read More »

Bitcoin Users To Scale

This article has a graphic representation showing that the number of people in the world who owned bitcoin in February 2014 was quite small. It is showing that there are not many bitcoin users; the graphic (this colorful little line) depicts the number of bitcoin users versus the number of people in the world.   See full story on imgur.com BitScan.com

Five Bitcoin Objections We Should Finally Put to Rest

Here is an article that does a pretty good job of showing the weaknesses of five popular arguments against people having anything to do with cryptocurrencies like the Bitcoin. … This week, we received yet another in what seems to be an endless parade of warnings, from yet another central bank or government body, about the alleged dangers of virtual currency the preferred term used by such groups for digital currencies… Read More »

Preev Bitcoin Converter

Preev.com provides a free cryptocurrency converter which allows you to, for example: See how many bitcoins you can buy. Enter an amount on the right-hand input field, to see the equivalent amount in Bitcoin on the left. See the value of your Bitcoin holdings. Enter the number of bitcoins you have, and watch their value fluctuate over time. Compare Bitcoin to gold and other precious metals by checking out the converters… Read More »

Installing And Playing The Huntercoin Game

The Huntercoin Game Website has a game with rewards in the form of their own bitcoin. Below is my very basic guide to how to download, install, and play Huntercoin. This is a really basic guide for the layman (like myself) who may not know everything they need to know already. I hope it helps those who want to get started. If so, remember where you got the info, if… Read More »

Nick Szabo Bitcoin Satoshi Nakamoto Tweets

Nick Szabo, the author of bitgold, the most complete conceptualization of a decentralized currency prior to bitcoin, the person who coined the term smart contracts in 1993, and believed by many to be Satoshi himself, published a one line blog post today which simply contained a link to his twitter account. The last known public communication from Nick Szabo was in November 2013, almost seven months ago, leaving many to… Read More »

Crypto Currency Gaming

Here’s an article on a website about crypto currency use on gaming websites. At my local bitcoin meet up a fellow true believer told me he was doing some testing for huntercoin. I had never heard of it so I asked him what it was about and he explained its the first crypto currency that is human mineable as well as machine mineable, so the proof of work is reward… Read More »