CoinBuzz

May, 2015

  • 11 May

    Interview with Lighthouse Developer

    A while back Mike Hearn, the main developer behind Lighthouse (also involved with bitcoinj) took the time to answer some questions about himself and his project in a brief interview. For those unfamiliar with the Lighthouse app, it’s basically an open source crowd funding platform that uses the smart contracts ...

  • 11 May

    Chief Scientist of Bitcoin Foundation states ‘1-minute blocks are a good idea’

    Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist of the Bitcoin Foundation and lead Bitcoin Core Developer has replied to a user’s query on reddit by stating: “I think 1-minute blocks is a good idea. The best time to roll that out would be the next subsidy halving (makes the code much simpler).” Recently, ...

  • 11 May

    BTCXIndia announces shut down

    BTCXIndia, India’s first bitcoin exchange company, has announced its closure. It will conduct business only until May 20th2015. It has urged customers to withdraw all funds before this date. BTCXIndia offered a secured real time live trading platform and wallet service following KYC & AML guidelines and allowing instant INR(Indian ...

  • 7 May

    /r/BitcoinGambling – The New and Upcoming Subreddit for Bitcoin Gambling!

    For a while, there was no Bitcoin Gambling community in the Reddit community. Until now! Recently launched, and growing quickly is the BitcoinGambling subreddit accessible Here. The subreddit is focused on everything about Bitcoin-Gambling Sites, Games and Apps! Available on the subreddit is giveaways, promotional credits and much more to ...

  • 7 May

    Opinion: Why You Should Never Use Blockchain.info

    I had been pleased with Blockchain.info until fairly recently I came across some dangerous bugs and huge security issues that customer support avoided discussing. Little has been done, and coins have been lost. Here you will find an article a little over 5 months ago about a Reddit user who ...

  • 6 May

    Ripple Labs Fined by US FinCEN

    Marking the first civil enforcement action against a virtual currency transmitter, FinCEN fined Ripple Labs, the creator of the XRP alternate cryptocurrency, $700,000 for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act. According to a press release by FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Ripple Labs’ violated the Bank Secrecy Act by ...

  • 5 May

    Bitcoin Price, Sideways, and Rally Support

    The bears have come into the waters overnight despite the $10 price increase the market witnessed over the last two days, though we have still got key support at $230. There price surge to $245 last night but the market began to become overbought and the order saturation was just ...

  • 5 May

    Case: The New Hardware Wallet at Disrupt NY

    Earlier today CEO Melanie Shapiro debuted the new Bitcoin hardware wallet Case in front of the audience and judges at Disrupt NY, and it looks good. The Case team designed a sober looking wallet the size of a credit card that ups the ante on security for the most cautious ...

  • 3 May

    Steve Wozniak Joins Kiosk ATM Parent Company

    The Planet Capital financial services company has announced that Steve Wozniak, famous co-founder of Apple, will join their roster of employees as a consultant and part of their Board of Directors. Planet Capital are the manufacturers of the “Kiosk” ATMS that include crypto currency exchange functionality. The announcement was made ...

  • 3 May

    Weekly Bitcoin News Roundup: Ulbricht’s Trial Continued, Goldman Sachs and SealsWithClubs

    If you haven’t had time to keep up with the news over the past week and are just now sitting down with your coffee in hand, here’s what you missed (each title links to the original article to read in full): On April 27th, less than one month after the ...