Month: January 2015

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Cash2BTC Co-Founder Interview, Bitcoin ATM Review

Cash2BTC Prototype: Simple Bitcoin ATM, Cheap! Bitcoin ATMs have always seemed like a way to bring bitcoin to the masses. It seems that having an ATM makes sense considered that you are the bank when you own bitcoin. BTMs (Bitcoin Teller Machines) aren’t new technology, with the first publically accessible BTM launched by Robocoin (www.robocoin.com) …

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Coinbase Review: It’s not worth the trouble!

Coinbase Review: Regulations Tighten Demand, But Secure Users Coinbase Opens First Licensed Bitcoin Exchange in the US San Francisco bitcoin startup Coinbase has just opened one of the country’s first licensed bitcoin exchange. Coinbase may not be the very first registered exchange, but it’s the first highly visible since due to the VC money backing …

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Bitstamp Exchange Theft: Trusting BTC Exchanges

Bitstamp Theft: Trusting Bitcoin Exchanges Since Bitstamp’s theft of 5.1$ million of bitcoin (~16,000 bitcoin), their shutdown response, and anticipated reopening, the bitcoin community, even the mainstream media couldn’t resist speculating on the future of currency, bitcoin. The bitcoin which was stolen, was immediately recognized on blockchain.info and labelled at this address. It’s strange how the …

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BTC-E Review: Easy Entry, Fast Trades, and Advanced Features

BTC-E Review: The Best Bitcoin Exchange for Traders BTC-E is one of the larger, more trusted, Bitcoin exchanges on the Internet, behind only Bitstamp and Bitfinex. BTC-E is shrouded in anonymity, with no clues regarding the identities of the individuals behind it and where the exchange is truly based (that we know of, leave a comment …

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What is Bitcoin mining? Why are Bitcoin miners important?

Bitcoin Mining “Discovers” New Bitcoin Traditional economies are focused around the transactions that occur with fiat money. In the USA, our fiat currency is created by the Federal Reserve and printed by the US Treasury. The underlying mechanics can get complicated, but essentially, the government controls the production of money, paper money (fiat currency). Bitcoin is …

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Securing Bitcoin with “Paper Wallets” : Bitcoin Cold Storage on a Budget

Bitcoin Cold Storage: Securely Make Your Own Paper Wallet Update: BitcoinPaperWallet.Com is a Scam with a backdoor. Do not Use them for paper wallets. https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoinpaperwallet-back-door-missing-funds-research This old post has been brought to our attentions courtesy of colin@privacyprosoutreach.com Crypto moves fast many developments have happened since we first started. While paper wallets and more advanced methods …

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Bitcoin 2014: Year in Review

Bitcoin 2014: Biggest Year for Bitcoin News 2014 was a year that would mark the beginning of bitcoin visibility for the masses where it was previously less mainstream.  2013 was the year for bitcoin rise to prominence in terms of visibility to the general public. During 2014 the public intrigue with the digital currency further …

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How to: Trading Bitcoin Loans for Profit

Bitcoin Loans on BTCJam The Quest for the Ultimate Lending Platform Continues   The team at CryptoCrooks are now in the second month into the Bitcoin lending business. We’ve started modestly, maintaining just a small amount of bitcoin on the account to loan. Our strategy has emphasized diversifying away risk. Never would we focus all …

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