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Microsoft, MIT, and the Bitcoin Block Chain For Social Good (VIDEO)

Brian Forde from the MIT Media Lab believes that the block chain and related technologies may serve to remind the government that they need to become more transparent and open. Forde's Digital Currency Initiative is specifically looking into ways that the block chain can be a force for social good. According to him, the block chain can be used to distribute social welfare. Forde thinks that some...

Here's Where To Find Everything You Need To Know About The Bitcoin ATM Industry

Coin ATM Radar is the premier online destination for information on the nascent Bitcoin ATM industry. This industry, which has experienced serious growth since its earliest incipience, offers some of the most luxury-oriented products in the Bitcoin ATM industry, and stands out on its own as one of the few hardware oriented Bitcoin related products alongside miners.  The administrator for Coin ATM...

What Bitcoin Exchanges Won’t Tell You About Fees

With so many Bitcoin exchanges emerging in the last two years, it can get quite confusing knowing where to get your Bitcoins. Most people do “the obvious thing” which is to compare the different Bitcoin exchanges based on the exchange rate and then usually go with the cheapest one. The problem is that the exchange rate is only part of the equation, and sometimes a very small part of it. When...

6 Ways to Fund Your New Bitcoin Business or App

25 years ago, the Internet was just a gleam in some techies eyes, as a new age of technology was dawning. Many readers of this article will not remember an age before Facebook, Yahoo and Google, but yes, the Internet did exist without them. There was a time when there were no search engines, social networks, or even ESPN. Maybe you see the next 25 years being the Era of Bitcoin and its digital...

Prepare For Disruption: Coin Congress 2015 Comes To San Francisco Aug. 13 And 14

The Coin Congress will return to San Francisco, Calif. with a 2-day event Aug. 13 and 14 at San Francisco’s Hilton Union Square. The event brings together some of the best minds in disruptive ecosystems. They include professionals and entrepreneurs in cryptocurrency, 3D printing, new media, virtual reality, gaming crowdfunding, peer-to-peer marketplaces, space exploration and more. Brock Pierce...

DevCore London - What Was it Like?

Now, I am not a techy, but probably can be considered tech savvy. But I attended the DevCore London and took the opportunity to interview Patrick and Gavin in London during DevCore, what some people consider as the capital of global finance. Also read: Bitcoin Foundation to Host Upcoming DevCore London The overall atmosphere was cosy and friendly; the DevCore event was sold out. Everyone seemed...

MLM Company Promoting Bitcoin Sets April Release

A multi-level marketing (MLM) company promoting cryptocurrency called Wealth Builders Network & Educational Services Inc. (WBNES), based out of San Diego, CA, has launched an April 1, 2015 release date, joining a host of other MLM companies that CCN reported on. MLM companies, while they have both supporters and detractors, can be seen as a sign of any industry’s growth curve. MLMs can help...

What Happened at DevCore Boston?

DevCore is a new initiative undertaken by the Bitcoin Foundation to increase funds for supporting grants and development. The DevCore events are run over a full day and also serve to provide networking experiences and educating current and potential developers about core principles involved with block chain technology. DevCore Boston was held on February the 11th (2015) and featured an excellent...

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