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Breadwallet’s Bitcoin Therapy Hotline Exceeds Expectations

The first week with Breadwallet’s Bitcoin Therapy Hotline exceeded all expectations, announced Breadwallet CMO Aaron Lasher. He did not know what to expect when launching the hotline, according to bitcoin.com’s previous interview, but knew there had been a lot of negativity and vitriol permeating the ecosystem. He just wanted to find a way to inject some […]

Breadwallet Boots Up The Bitcoin Therapy Hotline

To survive in the bitcoin ecosystem—with fluctuating price points and constant bickering in various forums—some people may need a kind person to lend them an ear. They may need reassurance or moral support, and that is exactly why Breadwallet CMO Aaron Lasher launched the Bitcoin Therapy Hotline.  Also read: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken […]

Jihan Wu Talks About Obedience to Authority in the Bitcoin Ecosystem

Jihan Wu is a founder of the mining company Bitmain and an influential force in the cryptocurrency space. He spoke on many topics at the Future of Bitcoin conference in Arnhem, Netherlands, which took place June 30 to July 1. The title of his talk was “Why Multiple Implementations are Quite Important for Bitcoin.” Also read: The Decentralize Your […]

Coinbase Temporarily Disables Ross Ulbricht’s Account, Hires Silkroad Prosecutor

Yesterday, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase disabled alleged Silkroad founder Ross Ulbricht’s account. They reactivated it later, citing security concerns. After this happened, some people pointed out Coinbase just hired Silkroad prosecutor, Kathryn Haun, which exacerbated worries that Coinbase may be targeting the Ulbricht campaign.  Also read: Top German Banker Warns Cryptocurrencies Could Precipitate a Financial Crisis When people mentioned Haun […]

Cloudmining: The Bane or Blessing of Bitcoin? (Op-Ed)

With the promise of the moon for its users without the need to purchase expensive mining equipment, the cloudmining industry has been experiencing its ups, and recently, its downs.

BitLendingClub to Take on Trillion Dollar Loans Market, Encouraging ‘Good Borrowers’

Cross-border peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin lending platform BitLendingClub, is looking to disrupt the growing lending industry with a unique model that should oust bad players while providing a better fr

Beijing’s Big Push for Startups Should ‘Foster an Ideal Environment’ for the Bitcoin Industry

In light of Alibaba’s success story, the chief administrative authority of the People’s Republic of China, the State Council, is looking to boost entrepreneurship and attract venture capital funds to

Inside Bitcoins NY Conference Reveals Keynote Speakers

The organizer of the Inside Bitcoins Conference in New York, MecklerMedia Corporation (OTCQX: MECK), has officially announced the keynote speakers for the event that is taking place April 27-29, 2015

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Week of Feb 23 (No Volatility)

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Week of Feb 23

Draper University’s Bitcoin Course Enrolls 2,000+ Students

Two months after the launch of Draper University’s free Bitcoin course, the public commented on the program and highlighted the need of specifications on few topics, but overall, shared gratitude to t