The inaugural Blockchain Week has come to NYC, courtesy of The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and CoinDesk. Designed to showcase New York as a rising hub for the blockchain sector, the Midtown gathering, including key event Consensus, could be a more flamboyant affair than it might sound to those unfamiliar with the […]
Over the past few years, we have seen multiple cryptocurrencies which were only meant to work within a specific area. Auroracoin is by far the most notorious example, and it ultimately failed to gain any real traction. NewYorkCoin, also known as NYCoin, is the latest attempt to achieve a similar goal. However, this project raises a lot of […]
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New York City Councilman Mark Levine has recently presented a bill that will enable bitcoin to be used for payment of fees and penalties such as court costs and parking The post Councilman Mark Levine Further Explains the Benefits of His New York Bitco…
As most Bitcoin fans know, Roger Ver recently gave up his US Passport, so for the time being he is unable to set foot on US soil. His presence in the US, however, will not be stopped.
In this video, I sat down to talk with Lyn Ulbricht about the Ross Ulbricht Trial. This case will set precedent for the internet around the world. There also seem to be many questions about the ethicacy and legality of the actions of the FBI. To me, this case is just one example illustrating how […]
JUNE 20, 2014 — NEW YORK, NY — Catherine Bleish and John Bush, well-known activists and personalities in the Bitcoin community, are taking their family of four on an “uncoinventional” journey, using only Bitcoin. Named the Uncoinventional Living Tour, the family has been on the road for nearly one week and has used only bitcoin […]
What was once the location of New York City’s largest pushcart market at the turn of the century has become one of the most popular street markets on the Lower East Side, known as the Hester Street Fair. In earlier times, the fair started out as a highly curated outdoor market and was the best […]
The New York City Bitcoin Center on 40 Broad Street — just one hundred feet away from the New York Stock Exchange — is more than just home to bitcoin-related The post NYC Bitcoin Center Now Selling CoinTerra Bitcoin Mining Hardware appeared first on newsBTC.
A major problem with adapting Bitcoin as one’s main currency is the difficulty in making trust-less transactions. Don’t get me wrong; the technology and network behind Bitcoin aren’t the problem. It’s the disconnect between the network of people that two parties may share that can create concern. There is still an issue with making […]
Podcast: Inside Bitcoins (NYC) Freedom Of Speech Panel: Published on media service LetsTalkBitcoins (@LetsTalkBitcoins) is the panel discussion from Inside Bitcoins (NYC) from last month that had covered Bitcoin and Freedom of Speech. Moderated by Marc Hochstein. Panelists: Trevor Timms (executive director, Freedom of the Press Foundation), Jonathan Mohan (organizer, Bitcoin NYC), Stephanie Murphy […]
Wired – Bitcoin’s Street Sellers: Wired writer Robert McMillan (@bobmcmillan) makes some face-to-face, in-person trades and describes the experience. Excerpts: “Welcome to the quickest, most private way to buy the internet’s most successful digital currency: in-person and face-to-face.”-“Buttonwood meetups started in New York a few months ago and fanned out to San Francisco and Los […]
WNYC – Financial 411: All About Bitcoin: WNYC’s Financial 411 show (mp3) Amy Eddings learns about Bitcoin from Jacob Goldstein. Jacob will have a full length version of his story on NPR’s Planet Money soon (@PlanetMoney). – http://bit.ly/jDL2PU-…