Sep 152014
 
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto – Part I & II EverydayBitcoin.org

The article was originally published at EverydayBitcoin.org. Author Ben Saylor has joined our growing list of contributors and we will be running some of his older posts here. This two part blog is very timely with the recent news of Satoshi’s old email account being hacked. Who is Satoshi Nakamoto – Part I In 2008, someone using the pseudonym “Satoshi Nakamoto” published a paper proposing a new kind of digital currency that uses cryptography for security and [...]

Sep 122014
 
Ecuador Bans Decentralized Cryptocurrencies; Institutes State-run Cryptocurrency

I just heard the news from Ecuador a few days ago after seeing an article from CBS Money Watch. After some research, I learned that the Ecuadorian National Assembly actually voted in July to ban cryptocurrencies. At the same time, the National Assembly voted to create a State-run cryptocurrency that some believe may replace the USD as the official currency of the socialist nation. President Rafael Correa denies any plan to replace the U.S. dollar, [...]

Sep 092014
 
Coins in the Kingdom Brings Magical Internet Money to the Magic Kingdom

September 2014 M.K. Lords bitcoinnotbombs.com mksilent.h@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Coins in the Kingdom Brings Magical Internet Money to the Magic Kingdom  (ORLANDO, FL) The College Crypto Network has teamed up with Jason King of Sean’s Outpost and M.K. Lords of Bitcoin Not Bombs to bring the exciting world of bitcoin to the happiest place on earth—Disney World. Coins in the Kingdom will be a two day bitcoin conference in Orlando, FL on October 4th [...]

Sep 082014
 
Sigsafe: The Future of Wallet Security?

Today on Reddit we saw a demo video of product called Sigsafe ― a small NFC tag containing a private key that can be used to sign transactions. As a developer in the wallet security space I figured I’d take a chance to talk about my first impressions and maybe compare it to the project I’m working on. Better than a hardware wallet? I have to admit the concept is pretty cool. An NFC tag [...]

Sep 052014
 
Using OneName for Bitcoin Addresses

If you’ve been paying attention to the Bitcoin space recently you’ve noticed the start of trend to swap out Bitcoin Addresses in the user interface with human readable identities using a decentralized key store (such as Namecoin). The first wallet to implement this (at least that I’m aware of) was RushWallet. I recently put out a video showing off a wallet I’ve been working on with Alon Muroch which more or less does the same [...]