One of the most interesting projects of Q4 2014 will be the Gems social messaging application. For those of you who have not yet heard of Gems, this social messaging platform will bring revenue back to the people using it, making Gems the very first Social Currency Network.
When it comes to the world of BItcoin, altcoins and digital currency in general, exchanges are always an integral part of the conversation. Not just the Bitcoin/fiat currency exchanges, but also the Bitcoin/altcoin exchanges, or even the altcoin/altcoin exchanges. EmpoEx is a new exchange with quite some interesting aspects.
The very first Bitcoin 2 Business Congress organized by CryptoEvents kicked off on October 16th at a very nice looking location in Brussels: the B19 Business Club. It was a perfect venue with modern style and light rooms designed for networking.
One of the more interesting social “experiments” over the past few years has been how people enjoy telling their friends and even the whole world where they are at any given time. “Checking in” at your current location throughout the day seems to be the new hype, and with applications such as FourSquare allowing users to become a Mayor of places they visit frequently, it can be quite rewarding too. But what if we could tie this together with digital currency?
It has been a while since we've last talked about VorteX, which was previously known as VvXxCoin before the community took over the coin and a new developer was appointed. A new wallet VorteX wallet has been released, so let’s take a look!
A lot of interesting things have been going on with CannabisCoin over the past 48 hours it seems. Most of the talk has been about a CANN ‘pre-mine’, which will be taken care of through Proof-of-Burn. We also have some reports from the “Yes We CANN” event, so sit back, relax and read on!
Cryptocurrency mining is a new, growing trend, but the task can be difficult. With technology constantly changing, it is important to keep up with the developments to mine effectively. Mining can be profitable, however, it is difficult to find an effective way to do so. Plutus Miners is a new website that will be launching on 10/27/2014.
Counterparty (www.counterparty.io)—the peer-to-peer, decentralized platform that gives users the power to create and trade their own tokens for bitcoins and XCP, as well as speculate and hedge against currencies, commodities and virtually anything else—today announced the formation of a non-profit Counterparty Foundation to aid in future company growth.
The Blocknet is a revolutionary advancement in cryptographic technology: a true peer-to-peer protocol between nodes on different blockchains. It is the “internet of blockchains,” enabling open-ended communication and delivery of services between users of different cryptocurrencies, and vastly increasing the user base (and profit potential) of any given coin. Its ITO (initial token offering) will take place on 29 October 2014.
The UK Digital Currency Association (UKDCA) is please to announce that it has made a formal submission to the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) in response to their proposed “BitLicense”.
EBTM (European Bitcoin Trading Machine) is a Bitcoin ATM company created in 2013 by founding members of the Belgian Bitcoin Association. EBTM is a registered SPRL, with number 0548 727 812. Finding a location for a Bitcoin vending machine is not as easy as you might think.
Cryptocurrency succeeds when people use an application (which is running on crypto in the back end) because it is usable, not because it looks good. The perception of cryptocurrency is still that you can’t use it for too many things.
The Belgian Bitcoin Association or BBA, is an organisation which saw the light of day in November of 2013. This organisation is also legally registered with the Belgian government. Now who are on the board of directors of the BBA
Even though the topic of buying Bitcon with your credit card or Paypal account will always remain a point of discussion, having such a platform could definitely help with global Bitcoin adoption. Brawker is such a platform, making it very easy and simple to buy Bitcoin.
More news is coming from HYPER, the disruptive digital/in-game currency. As we mentioned in our previous article here, there were talks about creating an in-game HYPER corporation in the MMO Eve Online. It looks like they succeeded, so let’s take a look!