CNN’s Morgan Spurlock Spends Week “Living on Bitcoin”

By Joel Dalais on Feb 25, 2015

Author Jeffrey Robinson calls Bitcoiners Lunatic Delusionary People

By Mark Rees on Nov 18, 2014

Despite rumors, there seems to be no evidence that Mr. Robinson is actually old man Statler from the Muppet Show.Crime novelist and auth...

Digital Currency Summit Andorra: Bitcoin in the banking nation

By Ferdinand Reyes on Oct 24, 2014

Last September 17th to 19th, the Digital Currency Summit was celebrated in Andorra, the small country placed three hours away from Barce...

Drop In Value And the Current Speculation

By Joel Dalais on Aug 20, 2014

Margin Trading Was The Cause? Some theorize there are whales (people with large enough funds that they can make the market shift noticea...

Social Multiequivalence: Money as Decentralization

By Mirelo Deugh Ausgam Valis on Aug 20, 2014

Let there be two owners A and B of commodities x and y, respectively, of whom A wants y and B wants x. With no money and no third commod...

Is Bitcoin causing Libertarians to Experience Wet-Dreams?

By Mark Rees on Aug 14, 2014

Researching all things bitcoin thoroughly for the last two years has led me to come across several occurrences of articles referring to...

Abstractly Represented Money: Introducing Metamoney

By Mirelo Deugh Ausgam Valis on Jul 30, 2014

Part of this article appears in Issue 20In his pocket, Joe has an old leather wallet. It contains enough banknotes to buy him a brand ne...

Transaction Rights: The Necessary Product of Block Chaining

By Mirelo Deugh Ausgam Valis on Apr 16, 2014

Peercoin was the first Bitcoin-based monetary system to use proof-of-stake as a mechanism to ensure its own integrity. However, there ar...

Fine Art Meets Bitcoin: The Rise of the Aesthetic Paper Wallet

By Victoria van Eyk on Apr 12, 2014

Fine art meets bitcoin cold storage in Troy Fearow’s “labour of love”, CryptoArt, a project that took the fine art dealer 8 months...

Bitcoin Breaks the Fourth Wall of Liberty

By Joseph S. Diedrich on Apr 03, 2014

The most pressing problem evangelical bitcoiners and libertarians face is one of communication. Occasionally on purpose, but more often...

Verso Unboxing and Usage

By Sandy Ressler on Mar 25, 2014

Verso is a really interesting new hardware gadget that seeks to make your bitcoin life convenient and secure. Calling it a gadget is som...

HMRC Publicize Pro Bitcoin Stance.

By Joel Dalais on Mar 11, 2014

A recent publication from HMRC ( Revenue Custom Brief 09/14 ) shows that HMRC and the UK are favourable towards Bitcoin businesses and...

3 Principles for Business Success: A Review of Vault of Satoshi

By Victoria van Eyk on Mar 06, 2014

Perhaps it’s best that Magic: The Gathering, An Online Exchange has now ungathered and lost its magic; it is sad that so many people h...

Coinprice.us: The Next New Bitcoin Price Checker!

By Elizabeth Ploshay on Feb 08, 2014

I do not know about you, but often times, I find it difficult to select the best Bitcoin pricing index. Just recently I learned of Coinp...

My Overstock.com First Day Buying Experience

By Mark Rees on Jan 22, 2014

An AntiClimactic Ending to a New Beginning – And Why That’s a Good Thing.I bought stuff from Overstock.com using bitcoin on the firs...

KryptoTax Review

By Jason M. Tyra on Jan 07, 2014

With the start of a new year comes the start of a new tax filing season in the United States. After an exciting and volatile 2013, many...

KryptoKit: Easy-to-Use, In-Browser Bitcoin and Messaging for the Masses

By Vitalik Buterin on Dec 11, 2013

The growth of Bitcoin over the past four years, together with the recent storm of political revelations on the part of organizations lik...

Bitrated: You Can No Longer Say Bitcoin Has No Consumer Protection

By Vitalik Buterin on Dec 10, 2013

One of the commonly cited problems that many people see with Bitcoin as a payment method is the fact that all transactions are final and...

TorBroker: Anonymous Finance and Trust

By Vitalik Buterin on Jun 13, 2013

In late March, the cryptic underworld of the Tor hidden service ecosystem added a new service to its midst: TorBroker, a gateway for Bit...

Getting the Information Out on the Value and Utility of BTC

By Elizabeth Ploshay on Jun 11, 2013

As Bitcoin has grown in prominence, so has the number of individuals and organizations concerned about spreading the truth of the value...

Month In Review: May

By Vitalik Buterin on Jun 03, 2013

The Bitcoin community took a rather heavy beating this month. Our leading exchange, Mt. Gox, was sued by its former partner Coinlab, los...

Bitcoin: April in Review

By Vitalik Buterin on May 01, 2013

To those of us who have been with Bitcoin long enough to have seen the great bubble of 2011, what is perhaps the most suprising about th...

Introducing Ripple

By Vitalik Buterin on Feb 27, 2013

Up until now Bitcoin has been, by far, the most powerful contender in the cryptocurrency market. Other alternative coins, such as Nameco...

Review of AcceptBit: The Trust-Free Payment Processor

By Vitalik Buterin on Jan 04, 2013

Joining the ranks of Coinbase, MtGox and Blockchain, Bitcoin developers Stefan Thomas and Jeremias Kangas have released a lightweight Bi...

UpTweet: Bitcoin And Social Media Meet Again

By Vitalik Buterin on Dec 26, 2012

Disclosure: the author of this article has had a small role in copywriting for UpTweet. This article was written independently of this f...

BitMessage: A Model For A New Web 2.0?

By Vitalik Buterin on Dec 02, 2012

BitMessage: A Model For A New Web 2.0? Over the past twenty years, the democratization of cryptographic technology has brought us the po...

Bitfinex: Bitcoinica Rises From The Grave

By Vitalik Buterin on Nov 23, 2012

After the collapse of Bitcoinica six months ago, the business of margin trading, a service which at Bitcoinica’s peak attracted a trad...

WordPress Accepts Bitcoin

By Vitalik Buterin on Nov 16, 2012

Today, WordPress, an extremely popular blog hosting site and framework and the 22nd most accessed site in the world, has announced that...

Bitcoin Kiez Rollout: 3 New BTC-Accepting Stores and Restaurants in Berlin, More to Come

By Vitalik Buterin on Nov 14, 2012

While the rest of the Bitcoin community was celebrating Bitcoin Friday by taking advantage of the large discounts made available by thei...

Slush Operator Announces USB Wallet Project

By Vitalik Buterin on Nov 08, 2012

Marek Palatinus, commonly known under his forum handle Slush as the operator of mining.bitcoin.cz, the oldest mining pool in the Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Store opens: All Your Electronics Cheaper With Bitcoins

By Vitalik Buterin on Nov 06, 2012

Roger Ver, known in the Bitcoin community for operating Memory Dealers and for a number of efforts marketing Bitcoin including a billboa...

BTC Trader: Bitcoin Arbitrage Made Easy

By Vitalik Buterin on Nov 03, 2012

Arbitrage serves an important function in the Bitcoin economy. Thanks to the individuals and automated bots that actively look for price...

TorrentLeech.org Now Accepting Bitcoins

By Justin Porter on Oct 17, 2012

TorrentLeech.org, a torrent tracking service with a massive 500k userbase, is now accepting and even encouraging Bitcoins as donations a...

Coinabul Celebrates One Year In Business

By Vitalik Buterin on Oct 17, 2012

Disclaimer: Bitcoin Magazine has previously run advertisements for Coinabul. This article was written independently of this fact. -Ed.Co...

Bitfloor Back in Business

By Justin Porter on Sep 22, 2012

Mihai Alisie (left) conducting an interview with Roman Shtylman (right), the founder of Bitfloor, to be published in an upcoming article...

BitPay Exceeds 1,000 Merchants | An Interview with Tony Gallippi

By Vitalik Buterin on Sep 11, 2012

BitPay first opened its doors in the summer of 2011, seeking to help solve what founder Tony Gallippi believes to be one of the greatest...

BitInstant’s Debit Card – The Final Push to Critical Mass

By Vitalik Buterin on Sep 01, 2012

Recently, BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem announced that his company would be releasing a new product: a Bitcoin prepaid debit card. The pr...

Icbit.se: Bitcoin Margin Trading Reloaded

By Vitalik Buterin on Aug 23, 2012

Some sources report that Icbit may be engaging in hidden market manipulation against their customers’ interests, although there is ins...

Bitcoin Savings & Trust – Genuine or Joke?

By Justin Porter on Aug 18, 2012

As many have predicted was an inevitable future, the man known only as Pirateat40 on bitcointalk.org announced the closure of his invest...

Trading Bot Runs Amok on MtGox

By Vitalik Buterin on Aug 16, 2012

Several weeks ago, there was a large one-day spike in Bitcoin’s price volatility, as a series of sudden sell-offs sent the MtGox price...

Mt.Gox Glitch Results in $1,000,000,000 High

By Justin Porter on Aug 16, 2012

If you have been following Bitcoin closely the past couple of days, you may have heard about MtGox trading bitcoins at $1B a piece.Thoug...

Bitcoin Nordic Brings Bitcoins to Middle East and North Africa

By Vitalik Buterin on Jul 21, 2012

The Middle East and North Africa remain one of the more difficult parts of the world in which to acquire bitcoins. Although largely just...

Review: TORwallet

By Vitalik Buterin on Jun 19, 2012

Update: since the writing of this article, TorWallet’s developers have ceased communication and the service is not processing withdraw...

Review of Cryptocat

By Vitalik Buterin on Jun 15, 2012

Cryptocat made the news recently when its lead developer, Nadim Kobeissi, was detained and interrogated one week ago at the US-Canadian...

Ponzi schemes: The Danger of High Interest Savings Funds

By Vitalik Buterin on May 31, 2012

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of Bitcoin MagazineOver the past...

Bitcoinica: An Obituary

By Vitalik Buterin on May 14, 2012

The last few days have unfortunately brought one piece of grim news after another to the Bitcoin community. As if the 43000 BTC Linode t...

Zipconf: The Other Side Of Instant

By Vitalik Buterin on May 02, 2012

Many of us are familiar with BitInstant, the micro-credit provider that allows anyone to deposit money through bank wire transfers or ev...

Coinabul Celebrates Six Months of Gold

By Vitalik Buterin on Apr 28, 2012

Disclaimer: Bitcoin Magazine has run advertisements for Coinabul before. This article was written independent of this fact. -Ed.Coinabul...

Helpcoin: Bitcoin’s Newest Consulting Company

By Vitalik Buterin on Apr 10, 2012

While the Bitcoin community has been quick to replicate many industries found in the real world, so far one has been rather lacking: bus...

coinDL: The iTunes of The Bitcoin World?

By Vitalik Buterin on Apr 07, 2012

Seeking to be the iTunes of the Bitcoin world, a new digital goods marketplace has recently appeared at coindl.com. While the idea of se...

The MintChip: The Canadian Government’s Answer to Bitcoin

By Vitalik Buterin on Apr 05, 2012

Picking up on the emergence of innovative payment solutions appearing in the US like Square and projects like Bitcoin, The Royal Canadia...

Client Side Secured Browser Wallets

By Vitalik Buterin on Feb 28, 2012

Client side browser wallets almost exactly resemble managed online wallets in terms of how they appear to the user, but the key differen...

Bitcoin Exchange Wallets

By Vitalik Buterin on Feb 28, 2012

In a managed online wallet, everything is controlled by the wallet’s provider. You have an account with the provider with a username a...