21 Inc. Files a Patent for 'Digital Currency Mining Circuitry' – CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin startup 21 has applied for a patent for mining circuitry that “may be used to mine digital currency such as bitcoins,” with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The submission, originally filed in April last year by the startup that recently released a $400 bitcoin computer, was published as a submission by[…]


Voxelus Will Be the First Virtual Reality Marketplace with Its Own Digital … – Inside Bitcoins

By Oct 16, 2015 7:42 AM EDT Long-time tech entrepreneur Halsey Minor has now revealed his latest company – Voxelus. Voxelus is a marketplace for virtual reality assets, games, and experiences that runs on the voxels cryptocurrency. The company hopes that virtual reality fans will come on and use virtual currency for the first time –[…]


PAINFUL: Two Cryptocurrency Exchanges Shut Down in 48 Hours! – newsBTC

In what could be termed as a major setback for the virtual currency industry, two cryptocurrency exchanges, namely Bitstake and Yacuna, have pulled down their shutters in the last two days. In its last press note, Yacuna said that while Bitcoin remained a wonderful technology and that they were proud to be one of the[…]


Coinoindex – Dow-Jones Index for Cryptocurrencies – newsBTC

Cryptocurrencies are very new but even in several years of existence thousands of coins have been created, some of them are already gone but some are quite stable and can be called crypto “blue-chips”. There are about 20-30 coins with a market capitalization of above 1 mil USD and significant daily trading volume. But of[…]


Trading Platform OpenLedger Launches with BitShares 2.0 Release – CoinDesk

October 13, 2015 at 12:46 BST OpenLedger, dubbed ‘perhaps the world’s most powerful’ decentralised financial platform, will go live on October 13 simultaneously with BitShares 2.0, offering a new set of tools with the potential to revolutionise the industry. Crypto-financial platform OpenLedger is set to go live on Tuesday, bringing a new generation of cryptocurrency[…]

Bitcoin for potheads: Cannabis cryptocurrency 101 – Extract

________________________________________________________ Why cryptocurrency? Marijuana is still illegal at the federal level in the United States. That means dispensaries and cannabis-related businesses operating lawfully under state laws can still have a hard time getting traditional banks to take their business. As such, many cannabis-related businesses must operate on a cash-only basis. This is an inconvenience and it[…]


Bitcoin-Scrypt Becomes First Altcoin To Democratize Cryptocoin Development – Virtual-Strategy Magazine

LEWES, Del., Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — This past weekend a two-year old Bitcoin-clone known as the “Bitcoin-sCrypt” altcoin (coincode: BTCS) became the first cryptographic currency to democratize cryptocoin development through CryptoVoter’s open-source shareholder-style blockchain voting client.  Released in September 2013, the Bitcoin-sCrypt altcoin created quite a stir when first appearing on the cryptocoin scene,[…]