Editor’s Choice

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

Hyper-Anonymising Bitcoin Service ‘Dark Wallet’ Alpha Unveiled
May 1st, 2014

Dark Wallet developers Amir Taaki and Cody Wilson have lunched a new hyper-anonymising version of bitcoin wallet.

Every MIT Student Will Get $100 in Bitcoin from Wall Street Donor
April 29th, 2014

Two ambitious MIT students – Jeremy Rubin and Dan Elitzer – have raised over $500,000 so that all 4,528 undergrads at MIT can have $100 in bitcoins.

Lookout Finds Bitcoin-Mining Malware Called ‘BadLepricon’ on Google Play
April 25th, 2014

Lookout, a mobile security app, has recently discovered five wallpaper apps that carried bitcoin mining malware program BadLepricon.

Tokyo Court Orders Bankruptcy Trustee to Begin Mt. Gox Liquidation Process
April 24th, 2014

Tokyo Court ordered liquidation of bitcoin exchange Mt Gox after the firm collapsed in February.

Jeff Garzik Announces Partnership to Launch Bitcoin Satellites into Space
April 23rd, 2014

Bitcoin lovers hope a new initiative from Dunvegan Space Systems and Deep Space Industries Inc. will make the digital currency more secure and easier to access after the two companies announced they will take the peer-to-peer financial system into space.

‘The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin’ Debuts Today at the Tribeca Film Festival
April 23rd, 2014

“The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” documentary premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this Wednesday, gathering Bitcoin investors and entrepreneurs.

Dorian Nakamoto Thanks Bitcoin Community for 48 BTC Donation
April 22nd, 2014

Dorian Nakamoto, who has said he suffered enormously when Newsweek claimed he is mysterious Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto, just got a 48 BTC (around $23,000) consolation prize, thanks to a fundraiser held on Reddit’s Bitcoin channel.

Congressman Ron Paul Supports Bitcoin But Consider It Is Not Money
April 18th, 2014

Former presidential candidate and congressman Ron Paul recently took to Q&A site Quora to express his views on digital currencies.

New Colorado Marijuana Vending Machines Will Accept Bitcoin
April 16th, 2014

Colorado is making the most of the state’s recent legalization of cannabis by introducing the world’s first marijuana vending machines.

‘Mt. Gox Has a Very Important Role in Bitcoin’s Future,’ Says Potential Buyer
April 16th, 2014

William Quigley, a managing director of Clearstone Venture Partner in Santa Monica, and a member of investors group aiming to buy and resuscitate the bankrupt exchange, recently appeared on CNBC channel to discuss the current situation. As it was announced on 10th April, the investor group offered to buy Mt. Gox for a price of […]

Bitcoin Price Falls Below $400 for the First Time in Five Months
April 10th, 2014

The price of Bitcoin has fallen to its lowest value in five months as uncertainty surrounding the cryptocurrency’s future in China continues.

Meet Potcoin: A New Cryptocurrency to Help Ease the War on Drugs
March 18th, 2014

A new digital currency, Potcoin, is able to make marijuana trade in Colorado and Washington safer.

CoinSummit 2014: Who, When and What For Speak in San Francisco
March 14th, 2014

This year CoinSummit will take place on 25-26th March 2014 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.