Technology News

Coinffeine to Challenge Centralized Bitcoin Exchanges with Distributed Alternative

| Stan Higgins

A development team from Spain is working on what could be the world's first decentralized bitcoin exchange.


Two Charts Show How Different Bitcoin and Fiat Payments Really Are

| Daniel Cawrey

What is most frustrating about banking today is the process that must be endured by both consumers and businesses.

Amazon Awarded Bitcoin-Related Cloud Computing Patent

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The patent envisions bitcoin's potential use in cloud computing services on Amazon Web Services.


Popular Encryption Tool TrueCrypt Mysteriously Shuts Down

| Joon Ian Wong

A popular open-source encryption program often used to secure desktop bitcoin wallets may have been compromised.


Private China Meeting Unites Bitcoin Mining Industry Leaders

| Jon Southurst

Representatives from China's mining industry held a three-day gathering in Shenzhen this week.

Darkcoin Price in Turmoil Following Emergency Fork, Network Issues

| Stan Higgins

After passing litecoin prices last week, darkcoin prices have fallen below $10 amid growing pains with its nascent network.

Coinbase Launches Payment Pages to Make Bitcoin Socially Shareable

| Daniel Cawrey

The popular wallet has launched the new feature with charitable efforts from Nas, Marc Andreessen and

Gyft Integration Lets iOS Users Buy Gift Cards from Pheeva Bitcoin Wallet

| Daniel Cawrey

A startup called Pheeva is pushing for broader bitcoin adoption through a new partnership with Gyft.

Gallery: Robocoin Debuts its First Bitcoin ATM in China

| Pete Rizzo

Despite uncertainty lingering in China, the local ecosystem recently celebrated the arrival of the first Robocoin ATM.

Facebook’s Ben Davenport Leaves for Bitcoin Startup BitGo

| Daniel Cawrey

The software engineer and bitcoin angel investor is joining BitGo – a provider of multi-signature wallets.