Bitcoin

Drops and Bits of Bitcoin

On the regulation front, Wallstreet Journal reports that France is planning to implement new rules for financial institutions (like banks, investment houses, money exchanges, and any other possible bitcoin distributor) that will force them to collect and verify the identities of their users before opening any accounts for them to trade/buy/sell Bitcoin. These new rules …

Bitcoin Poised for a drop?

Bitcoin is about to take a hit. It is already declining in value due to the news. The news are simple: on June 27th, the Federal Bureau of Investigations will sell the Bitcoin that’s been seized from the wallets of Ross Ulbricht who’s suspected to be the alleged “Dread Pirate Roberts”. The huge bitcoin loot amounts to …

HYIPs Round-Up

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of looking and checking out of this somewhat unknown and dark-ish field of High Yield Investment Programs, or HYIPs for short. I even wrote a post about Leancy, the now closed but still well remembered and very successful at the time. It introduced a slick interface, live accrual of …

Drops of Tech & Bitcoin News

We knew this day was coming, the sci-fi film and literature industries have taught us well: A Japanese corporation called “Softbank” announced that it will begin sale of personal robots by February 2015. These personal robots are meant to be used as baby sitters (or maybe monitors?), nurses , emergency medical workers and even party companions …

Bitcoin Leaps ahead and breaks the 600 USD barrier

Good day to you all! Bitcoin shows signs of picking up the last two days as it zooms past the 600 USD mark and pushes forward. This is a result of a surge of new purchases of the digital currency from China especially – even in light (or maybe dark) of the recent government steps …