Bitcoin.de co-operate with acknowledged audit firm to verify customers’ bitcoin balances

25. September 2014 // 0 Comments

Bitcoin.de announced in March 2014 that it wanted to verify its customers’ bitcoin balances. To ensure valid results, bitcoin.de sought an acknowledged audit firm. After months of searching, negotiating and planning it is now going ahead: bitcoin.de is the first bitcoin trading centre to verify customer account balances via an external and acknowledged audit firm. The verification started on Monday, September 1st. Many customers have been approached by email and asked to confirm their [...]

August 12th: Bitcoin Meetups in Sweden and Norway

5. August 2014 // 1 Comment

“bitcoin i vardagen“: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 6:00 PM, Queens Pub, Ågatan 28, Linköping. Vårt första möte efter ett kortare sommaruppehåll. Temat vi tänkte är hur det fungerar att använda bitcoin i vardagen. Tex. för dagliga inköp i fysiska affärer, restauranger, pubar osv. samt även på nätet. Vilka erfarenheter har vi att dela med oss [...]

A Financial Analyst’s perspective on Bitcoin (Basel, 13. 08.)

5. August 2014 // 0 Comments

Talk: A Financial Analyst’s perspective on Bitcoin by Chris Dreyer, CEO of CFA society Switzerland. Speaker: Chris Dreyer CFA is the CEO of CFA Society Switzerland, the association of over 2500 CFA Charterholders in the Swiss market. He is also president of XBRL CH, the XBRL jurisdiction in Switzerland. He has a keen interest in the applied epistemology of markets. Chris holds a Master’s Degree in political economy from the University of St. Gallen HSG in Switzerland and a Master of Laws degree from Edinburgh University (UK) as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is Swiss citizen and lives near Basle, [...]

August 6th: Bitcoin Wednesday in Amsterdam

1. August 2014 // 0 Comments

“The Best and Longest-Running Monthly Bitcoin Meetup in the Netherlands”: Nederlands’ grootste en beste maandelijkse bijeenkomst voor zowel Bitcoin beginners als gevorderden! Bitcoin Wednesday is a regular Bitcoin meeting always held in Amsterdam on the first Wednesday of every month. It is organized by and for the Dutch community by some of the Bitcoin pioneers of the Netherlands and is the longest continuously running meetup of its kind. There is something for everyone at Bitcoin [...]

China’s lust for scarce resources

31. July 2014 // 0 Comments

More than six months has passed since China first banned Bitcoin, and more than three months since its Central Bank banned it for the second time. While merchant adoption has drastically slowed, Bitcoin is still traded actively in China. As our source in China has pointed out, the Chinese Bitcoin market survives in an equilibrium state of being too small to be fought officially but large enough to experience some indirect pressure from the PBOC. In this article, Zhang Weiwu explains why the Chinese are interested in virtual currencies – and what the difference is between their and Westerners’ approach to Bitcoin. from Zhang Weiwu Let me take you back to the time when my mother dusted off my high school English notebook to amuse my wife. I was 15 years old when I wrote in it, and was [...]

Talk Bitcoin! Drink Beer!

22. July 2014 // 0 Comments

Bitcoin Meetup Copenhagen: Friday, July 25, 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Copenhagen Harbour Bath, Islands Brygge Copenhagen 2300. This time it will be at Islands Brygge under the headline: Bitcoin Barbecue at Bryggen Bring your own food and drink, we will take care of grill and [...]

The 500 bitcoin bounty

19. July 2014 // 0 Comments

What do you do when a hacker steals crypto to the value of $1 million? In the 1996 film Ransom, instead of paying $2 million to the kidnappers who take his son, Mel Gibson offers the money to bounty hunters, knowing he stands a better chance of getting his son back alive. Such sums of money are a powerful incentive, which is why one bitcoin and NXT holder offered up a 500 bitcoin bounty for the return of stolen [...]

July 22th: Meetups in Eindhoven & Gent

17. July 2014 // 0 Comments

10de Bitcoin Meetup Gent: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:30 PM, Café Baziel, Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein 8, Gent. Een gezellige café-avond over Bitcoin en alles wat ermee te maken heeft. Ben je nieuw in de bitcoinwereld? Ervaren mensen zullen je deskundige uitleg kunnen geven. Meer Info. Bitcoin Meeting eindhoven: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM, SkiFit ski & partycentrum, Vijfkamplaan 16 5624 EB Eindhoven, [...]
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