Bill Moyers on America’s Mad Dash Toward Oligarchy

A new report shows that top CEOs were paid 331 times more than the average US worker in 2013. At the same time, the poorest fifth of Americans paid an average tax rate of 11 percent while the richest […]

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    Bringing Cryptocurrency To Women Worldwide, Cryptomoms.com Launches With 3 Million DNotes Giveaway

Bringing Cryptocurrency To Women Worldwide, Cryptomoms.com Launches With 3 Million DNotes Giveaway

Bringing Cryptocurrency To Women Worldwide, Cryptomoms.com Launches With 3 Million DNotes Giveaway The fact that the emerging world of cryptocurrency is overwhelmingly dominated by men has never been in dispute. As of April 2014, surveys show that currently…

 

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Mt. Gox Suitors Seek Support To Save Bitcoin Exchange

A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets. “We need your help to stop a liquidation, which […]

What Will Become of Your Bitcoins When You Die?

The Law Society is urging people to leave clear instructions for their intellectual property and digital media in case of death. Most of the digital legacy people leave behind when they shuttle off this mortal coil has sentimental value […]

Silicon Valley Job Fair to Match Bitcoin Professionals

A Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator will host a bitcoin job exposition for those seeking employment in the cryptocurrency industry. The Bitcoin Job Fair will take place on 3rd May at the Plug and Play Technology Center in Sunnyvale, CA from…

 

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The Finance Industry: Three Big Questions with Caleb Barlow

As cybercriminals continue to wage war against financial institutions with no sign of slowing down, Hacksurfer chatted with Caleb Barlow, Director – Application, Data, Mobile and Critical Infrastructure Security, IBM Security Solutions, to get his…

 

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Can Wearable Tech and Bitcoin Revamp Mobile Payments?

The smartphone revolution kicked off a decade ago, but it really heated up over the past three to five years. Smartphones are perhaps the most “personal” computer used by the average person and, in terms of usefulness, they are […]

Former Neo & Bee Employees Release Statement

Former employees of Neo & Bee have taken to reddit to voice their version of the events that led to the demise of the Cyprus-based bitcoin company. The post, which is signed by Neo & Bee’s former COO George […]

Fighting for the Right to Free Speech

Tim Karr is the senior strategist for Free Press, an advocacy organization that works to change media and technology policies, promote the public interest and strengthen democracy. He contributed this post for our “Take Action” section. “If large…

 

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LocalBitcoins Names Malware As Cause of Wallet Issues

LocalBitcoins users took to reddit and official LocalBitcoins forums today (17th April), reporting that some bitcoin wallets managed by the company have been emptied, and that transactions have been delayed. The Finland-based bitcoin buying and selling…

 

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Jim Rickards on the Coming Death of the Dollar

He was an advisor on capital markets to the director of National Intelligence in the office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense, where he took part in the secret war games sponsored by the Pentagon. The game’s goal was […]

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    Former US Consumer Finance Watchdog Voices Support for Bitcoin

Former US Consumer Finance Watchdog Voices Support for Bitcoin

Raj Date, the former Deputy Director of the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a consumer finance watchdog, said in an interview this week that he supports – and is now investing in – bitcoin. During a segment of […]

The Evolution of Bitcoin, from Behind a Berlin Bar

These days you won’t have any problems spending your bitcoins. You can book flights, buy apartments and eat and drink your way through most major cities of the world. But three years ago things were different. Then you had […]

Ron Carver: Exposing Secret Trade Pacts

NAFTA. CAFTA-DR. TPP. TTIP. That numbing spoonful of alphabet soup represents four so-called free trade pacts that benefit global capital at the expense of everyone else. The North American Free Trade Agreement…

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    Potential Mt. Gox Buyer: Exchange Has Important Role in Bitcoin’s Future

Potential Mt. Gox Buyer: Exchange Has Important Role in Bitcoin’s Future

The latest attempt to bring bankrupt Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox back to life appears to be a serious one. William Quigley, managing director of Santa Monica-based venture capital firm Clearstone Venture Partners, and part of a group of…

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