“I believe there are multiple billion dollar companies that are going to be built in Bitcoin” — Jeremy Allaire, Circle CEO The Inside Bitcoins conference and expo in New York City kicked off this morning. Mediabistro Chairman Alan Meckler opened the show with remarks about the growth in professional interest for Bitcoin. Over 2,000 attendees…Details
If Bitcoin can give headaches to young people trying to understand the basics of cryptocurrency, so how can we explain the mysteries of digital money to our grandparents?
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Weekly Round Up: Neo&Bee’s alleged fraud, Bulgaria’s tax on Bitcoin and new ATMs in New Zealand and Canada
Time for the latest weekly round up at Bitcoin Examiner! British Bitcoin exchange Bit121 announces “hibernation” period Although half the world is currently welcoming spring, the UK-based exchange Bit121 decided this was the best time to get some sleep. The Bitcoin platform has announced it is suspending all trading operations and temporarily closing down. The decision is not…Details
At least two clients have already filed complaints with the police in Cyprus against the Bitcoin company Neo & Bee. The local authorities are currently investigating the alleged fraud, while the company’s CEO Danny Brewster is still missing. The complaints were filed earlier this week, according to an article published by the Cyprus Mail, which also…Details
The Bulgarian National Revenue Agency released a new tax guidance on Bitcoin. According to the document, entitled ”Revenue from Bitcoin Transactions to be Declared and Taxed”, a standard capital gains tax will be applicable to all income connected to cryptocurrency. This means that all Bitcoin-related income will be taxed just like income from the sale of financial assets. Personal…Details
BitPay, a leading Bitcoin payment processor, has officially opened its European Headquarters in Amsterdam. This office will handle sales, implementation and merchant support for BitPay’s 7,000 merchants in Europe, with the goal of acquiring and serving 30,000 merchants in Europe by the end of 2014. Moe Levin has joined BitPay as the company’s European Director of…Details
Digital currency service provider NoveltyLab has been selected as one of the winners that will join the inaugural Plug and Play Bitcoin accelerator program. Plug and Play Tech Center, a leading startup investor, launched a program to assist up-and-coming Bitcoin startups. Bitcoin is a new and disruptive technology that will revolutionize payments and how we…Details
Bitcoin is still a mystery for a lot of us, even for the ones that own some of the world’s most famous cryptocurrency. We can read the news, study the processes and even experiment with the technology, but there will always exist some dark detail we ignore. Until now! Here is the ultimate crypto-infographic, the…Details
After thousands gathered at Inside Bitcoins in Berlin, Germany on February 12-13, this innovative Bitcoin event is returning to New York City on April 7-8 at the Javits Convention Center. Jeremy Allaire, Founder & CEO of Circle, will deliver the opening keynote on April 7 at Inside Bitcoins Conference & Expo in New York City…Details
EBTcoin released today on Youtube and Vimeo, its first marketing video. Entitled “Unicorn”, it shows an unusual 50 EBT transaction between a suspect dealer and a guy standing on a wall. EBTcoin team also takes the chance to presents its new logo in the commercial, chosen by voting on a Bitcointalk thread. For now the video is available in English…Details