If you are into cryptocurrency you probably have heard about Ethereum by now. Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. In many ways Ethereum is how the Internet was supposed to work. Free, open and uncensored….

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Two days ago the Bitcoin hardware wallet pioneer, SatoshiLabs decided to license their once fully open source firmware as shared source. The TREZOR firmware that used to be licensed as LGPLv3 suddenly got changed to Ms-RS in an impulsive move by the developer. Shortly after the license move the Bitcoin community reacted by reaching out…

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Every year TechCrunch and VentureBeat holds it’s annual Crunchie Award. For 8th Annual Crunchies Awards the Blockchain has been nominated as the best technological achievements. The Blockchain is the fundamental technology that underpins Bitcoin and all other cryptocurrencies existing today. A breakthrough in digital currency was made in 2008 when pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto finalized…

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As of today Microsoft is accepting Bitcoin payments for Xbox and Windows Products. With your Bitcoins you can now buy Xbox credits to use for in-game purchase and downloadable games. You can also top up your Microsoft account to buy Apps for Windows and Windows Phone. The global computing giant quietly started adding supports for…

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We just received the good news for the Scandinavian Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency trading community. The Norwegian-based cryptocurrency exchange Justcoin will start operating again, this time by the help of the Hong Kong-based ANXPRO Team. Starting on the 24th of November the exchange will be fully operational, trading the same cryptocurrencies as before, Stellar, Ripple and…

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An issue raised since the inception of bitcoin was the size of the blockchain. Due to its architecture, bitcoin’s blockchain was foreseen to become that large, in terms of file size, it may be difficult for the individual users to maintain a local copy. A decentralized currency cannot afford such an event as less and…

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The founders behind Bitnopoly.com launched a new platform called Gambit.com back in November 2013. The new platform was gonna be packed with new games and bring light to the Bitcoin gaming scene. At the start everything seemed great and people where exited to be able to play skill-based board games for Bitcoins. But after a…

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