Saturday, April 16, 2016

Instacoin Installs 20th Bitcoin ATM In Canada

It is always positive to see companies expand their presence in the world of Bitcoin and digital currency, especially when they provide a service that makes buying Bitcoin easier. Bitcoin ATMs are a great way to introduce novice users to the concept of digital currency, as they allow for the easy conversion from fiat to BTC on the spot.
 
Instacoin is becoming a force to be reckoned with in the Canadian Bitcoin market, as they added another three Bitcoin ATMs to their tally yesterday. With 20 machines deployed throughout the entire country, it is clear for anyone to see Bitcoin could thrive in Canada, and reaching critical mass is well within reach. 

Read more: http://themerkle.com/instacoin-installs-20th-bitcoin-atm-in-canada/

Complete End-To-End Decentralized Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin and blockchain technology has changed the face of online end electronic payment systems. The use of blockchain technology, combined with crypto-tokens is not an alternative payment option anymore. It is getting to a point where it will soon be part of the mainstream, alongside fiat currencies. Thanks to platforms like Plutus that are making it possible.

Read more: http://www.newsbtc.com/2016/04/16/plutus-plutusdex-complete-end-to-end-decentralized-bitcoin-payments/

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Latest Bitcoin ATM By Instacoin Goes Head-to-head With Western Union


Wiper Messaging Offers Bitcoin Payments To Filmmakers

Wiper, an encrypted mobile messaging app with a built-in bitcoin wallet, has released a new functionality called Wiper Film that allows users to view films and allows online digital content providers to monetize their content by accepting bitcoin, according to Nasdaq.

For $4.99 a month, a user can have access to hundreds of independent films.

Read more: https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/wiper-messaging-offers-bitcoin-payments-filmmakers/

OpenBazaar is Open for Business

OpenBazaar is now released on the mainnet and is ready for real transactions. You can download the program on the OpenBazaar website.

You can read our user tutorial explaining how to use OpenBazaar for the first time. If you need help, join our Slack or visit our help center.

Read more: https://blog.openbazaar.org/openbazaar-is-open-for-business/

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Andreas Antonopoulos Announces New Bitcoin Security Firm

One of the biggest complaints by people in and out of the bitcoin industry, is how insecure exchanges and third party holders of bitcoins can be. Bitcoin’s young life has been riddled with numerous large thefts of the digital currency - the most notorious one being Mt.Gox.

More recently, a large Chinese bitcoin and altcoin exchange, Bter, was hacked - losing 7,170 bitcoins (Currently worth more than $1.7 million US). The exchange was unable to cover their losses and had to take out a 1,000 BTC loan, from security firm Jua.com.

Bitcoin and Why It Must Remain Decentralized

It seems like 2015 should be the year for bitcoin to level up. Everywhere you look there are crises caused by centralized currencies. In Zimbabwe, hyperinflation finally caused the government to abandon their currency and switch to the US Dollar; the Greek government instituted emergency procedures that dictated how banks could operate; and bitcoin was right there to rescue people from the problems caused by centralized monetary policies.

Read more: http://leaprate.com/2015/09/bitcoin-and-why-it-must-remain-decentralized/