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Badoo Seeking to Expand Bitcoin Payments Globally

Dating-focused social networking site Badoo is now allowing its more than 200 million users to pay for premium features using bitcoin in more than …

Vaultoro Launches Bitcoin Gold Exchange

Vaultoro is a gold bitcoin exchange where users can instantly convert their bitcoin to physical gold, vaulted in professional Swiss vaults. Joshua and Philip …

Bitcoin Investment Trust to become first publicly traded cryptocurrency fund

It looks like the Winklevoss twins will lose the race to launch the first publicly traded Bitcoin fund. And the winner of this race …

Hackers use Cryptoware Against Police for Bitcoin Ransom

Computer hackers have been attacking government offices and private industry for decades in the pursuit of extorting millions of U.S. Dollars. Now, the digital …

Google May Introduce Bitcoin on New Payment System

Google and Square announced Thursday that they were working on new payment systems that would be able to accept Bitcoin. The move is expected …

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Bitcoin

Greece has never been accused of being an economic savant over the last generation. Using the Drachma for the 3rd time from 1951 to …

New EU Legislation on VAT

Although it seems to have largely gone unnoticed, the European Union introduced new Value Added Tax (VAT) laws on 1st January this year. As a consequence …

February 20-22: CoinFest comes to Russia

In February 2015, for the first time in Russia, in the framework of the international project CoinFest, held the International Festival dedicated to Cryptocurrency …

The International Virtual Crypto Summit 2015

On the 26-27 of February, 2015, the global crypto community will come together for the only truly global event bringing together thousands of crypto …

The phenomenon of disappearing Bitcoins

Unlike banks, Bitcoins are unregulated. If an owner dies without passing on their password (called a private key), their Bitcoins expire with them. They’ll …

What is the Merkle Root?

In cryptography and computer science, a hash tree or Merkle tree is a tree in which every non-leaf node is labelled with the hash …

The Price of Bitcoin Doesn’t Matter Right Now

The price of Bitcoin has taken bit of a dive over the last couple of days, shedding over 20 percent of its value in …