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A Bitcoin Alternative to Banks and Venture Capital: BitBond

CCN recently published an article about the various ways that you can get a small business funded in the cryptocurrency sphere, but we didn't do the crowdfunding segment justice. As such, it's time we covered a company called BitBond, which is based in Germany, which facilitates crowdfunding in much the same way that BTCJam does. However, because of the problems that BTCJam has had, our first...

Bitcoin Loans Are Still Loans in Kentucky

BTCJam is the peer-to-peer lending platform where, when things are working properly, those in need of extra capital can get funded by those with Bitcoin to spare, and those with Bitcoin to invest can earn a healthy return. When things are working properly, which needs to be stressed. Because although the platform has methods of verifying people's identities and their income, it's very easy for...

Bitcoin Exchange OKCoin Releases New Trading Interface and P2P Lending

Chinese bitcoin exchange OKCoin released their full-screen trading interface today. According to the bitcoin exchange, the interface was designed for futures as well as the new addition of person.-to-person lending. The full-screen view is reminiscent of what someone is watching candles on BitcoinWisdom might be accustomed to, but allows for direct trades on OKCoin. To the non-trader, the charts...

CCN Week in Review: Heartbleed, Sidechains, Bitcoin Investments, and More

CCN Week in Review: Heartbleed, Sidechains, Bitcoin Investments, and More

This week on CCN, we learned about the massive Heartbleed bug, the potential future of Bitcoin with sidechains, SecondMarket's new bitcoin investment fund, exciting new Bitcoin services, and more. Check out some of our top stories this week (7 April - 13 April) on this CCN Week in Review. [youtube ] Hacker Exploits Heartbleed Bug in BTCJam Heist Heartbleed is a very serious vulnerability in the...

BTC Stolen From BTCJam In Ongoing Heist; Hacker Has Been Identified... Heartbleed Might Be Involved

Update 10:44 (UTC-06:00): BTCJam releases statement as promised.   The Bitcoins have moved to 1687v9NexfUC6U6G1xBrEkLWYi3WSDn4qL and are being sent through Shared Coin into cold storage. BTCJam has gone offline for security updates with our servers. Email from BTCJam's Alexis Ajono: "If you guys believe your accounts were hacked, please send me an email at [email protected] We are currently...

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