Editor’s Choice

Editors’ Choice category presents the latest articles, hand-picked by the Coinspeaker’s editor.

Two 17-Year-Old Students Pitch a Bitcoin Startup at DEMO Fall 2014 Conference
November 24th, 2014

Two 17-year old students seem to be the youngest Bitcoin entrepreneurs.

BitX Launches the Slickest and Easiest-to-Use Bitcoin Mobile Wallet
November 21st, 2014

BitX, a bitcoin exchange and wallet provider, has launched new application for iOS and Android devices that will allow users selling and buying the digital currency.

CoinSpeaker Editor KeyNote Presenter in Asia, Answers: “What’s a Bitcoin Worth?”
November 21st, 2014

CoinSpeaker will be exclusively posting the slides and the video to the presentations given by our Editor after the final presentation – so don’t forget to come back and check them out if you can’t attend!

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Wins World Technology Award Over Mark Zuckerberg
November 19th, 2014

Vitalik Buterin has been awarded the prestigious IT software prize at the 2014 World Technology Awards, beating out Mark Zuckerberg and other illustrious personalities.

Hackers Seized Database from City of Detroit in April, Demanded $800k in Bitcoin
November 19th, 2014

The city of Detroid was victimized by the hackers who had seized a database and asked for 2,000 BTC as a ransom.

CryptoLabs Launches with Bitcoin Storage Hardware
November 18th, 2014

CryptoLabs has introduced new hardware cryptocurrency wallet with improved security that will allow users to send, buy and receive bitcoins.

Investor Raoul Pal Thinks Bitcoin Price Will be $100,000 or even $1Million
November 12th, 2014

According to Raoul Pal, the Global Macro Investor co-founder, bitcoin is likely to achieve value of $1,000,000.

Regulation Overview: NYDFS’ Benjamin Lawsky to Step Down, Ukraine Bans Bitcoin and Others
November 11th, 2014

Russia reduced fines for bitcoin promotion amid the Ukrainian government banned the use of cryptocurrency; the future of BitLicense remains unclear as its creator Benjamin Lawsky resigns.

CoinSpeaker Becomes 2nd Largest Digital Currency News Site, Catches Up With CoinDesk
November 8th, 2014

CoinSpeaker is now set to become the second most widely read bitcoin and altcoin news site on the web, as a result of getting in a number of money- and time-sensitive exclusives that beat our competitors to the punch.

SEC Bashes ‘Bitcoin’s Bernie’ in Unprecedented Ponzi Prosection
November 7th, 2014

Bitcoin’s Bernie Madoff equivalent Trendon Shavers, the owner of Bitcoin Savings and Trust company, was arrested on wire fraud and securities fraud charges in Texas and the SEC are not likely to let him off with just a slap on the wrist.

Cryptocurrency Fraud (Part 1): Identifying Ways in Which Fraudsters Operate
November 6th, 2014

In this 2-part series written by Kolin Evans, a cryptocurrency expert who made Quark an international sensation following bitcoin’s euphoric rise in 2013, consumers are alerted to the types of digital currency fraud – and shown how to prevent them.

BitPay Brings One-Tap Payments to Bitcoin with New NFC-Compatible Checkout App
November 5th, 2014

BitPay has presented Bitcoin Checkout, a new app for making in-store payments.

Britain’s Treasury Comments Send Virtual Currency Prices Higher
November 5th, 2014

Bitcoin was up 2% while BNC 2.0 Index coins such as Stellar and Counterparty were rising strongly on Wednesday morning following HM Treasury’s call for information.