Monthly Archives: February 2014

Weekly roundup

Here are the highlights from the past week in my corner of the cryptoworld. QoinPro has added InfiniteCoin to its list of daily dispenses. Clearly this is a growing project. Free Bitcoin has excellent customer service. Two more of my … Continue reading

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A very short beta test

A few days ago I received an email from Coinsetter, an up and coming New York based Bitcoin trading platform, informing me that I was invited to try out the site as a beta tester. I could hardly wait to … Continue reading

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Much ado about a faucet

I have mixed feelings about faucets. On one hand, it’s basically free Bitcoin (or Devcoin, or Litecoin…). On the other hand, it’s actually quite time consuming to keep up with them. For this reason although I know of many faucets … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup

I have pondered for several months how to best keep in regular contact with my email subscribers. On one hand I want you all to have a simple way to keep up with me without necessarily feeling obligated to read … Continue reading

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Cheap shots

I never realized how much of an insider’s view on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies I have until I read a couple scathing cheap shot articles about Bitcoin over the weekend. Last week has admittedly not been one of Bitcoin’s better … Continue reading

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Wolong moves a market

Devcoin enjoyed a surge in value on Cryptsy of as high as 139 sat going into the weekend. I was completely taken by surprise and might have missed it if it hadn’t been for the fact that I needed to … Continue reading

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The first passive faucet

It has been a long time since I got excited about a faucet. Faucets definitely have their place. For example I recommend the Devcoin faucet to everyone getting a Devcoin wallet for the first time or even trying out a … Continue reading

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Offspring

The Next development team recognizes that having a wallet client that blows up every couple weeks is not conducive to growing a solid economy and the currency to underpin it. Last night I got an email from the Bitcoin Next … Continue reading

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Next installment in my Next saga

I have to admit to flying a little blind here, as lately I’ve been too busy to keep up with the Bitcoin Forum, including the Devcoin thread, much less the Next Forum. So while I generally learn that Mt. Gox … Continue reading

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Mt Gox really did sneeze

Mt. Gox took a lot of ribbing over its recent decision to suspend Bitcoin withdrawals due to the malleability issue which could mean that some hackers might be able to double request withdrawals. Their problems are mostly their own fault … Continue reading

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