New Bitcoin-Only Shop Open in New Hampshire

Featured Derrick J. Freeman and Steven Zeiler founded what they claim is the first crypto-only brick and mortar retail establishment in the US, the Free State Bitcoin Shoppe. Visitors pay for merchandise with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. If

Bitcoin Puzzle Games Are Growing in Popularity

News In many respects, Bitcoin is the ultimate puzzle. Armchair sleuthers have expended countless hours trying to deduce the identity of its pseudonymous creator, and miners have expended countless more trying to puzzle the nonce required to

Win a Bitcoin by Being the First to Beat New Video Game

Jeff Francis · February 16, 2018 · 4:30 am A new video game, Montecrypto: The Bitcoin Enigma, releasing on Steam will reward the first player who solves all 24 puzzles within the game a Bitcoin. Ever since video games were

Push toward cybercurrency regulation continues as SEC’s Clayton, CFTC’s Giancarlo testify

C-SPAN SEC Chairman Clayton (left) and CFTC Chairman Giancarlo testified on cybersecurity regulation. The push toward tighter regulation and transparency in the virtual currency market continued Tuesday during a two-hour Senate hearing. J. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the Commodity

Who Controls the @Bitcoin Twitter Account?

News The @Bitcoin Twitter account is a prime piece of crypto real estate. With 667,000 followers, it is more popular than any other cryptocurrency account on Twitter by a considerable margin. When @Bitcoin tweets, its message is

Bitcoin ≠ Eco-awareness – A bill that won’t work out in the long run Solution = Proof-of-Stake – The Merkle

Background: Bitcoins are created by solving highly complex computational tasks, and the computing power provided by them. This requires special computers with expensive, extremely fast processors, which have been specially installed for this purpose. To incentivize these acquisition costs, to

Community-Focused Exchanges with Proprietary Tokens Are Prospering

News “Community” is a word that is synonymous with cryptocurrency projects, but aside expressing a desire to develop a strong user base, what does it actually mean? For exchanges, having a community-oriented model means consulting customers on