The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.

Why Are So Many Digital Currency Players Anonymous?
In the age of NSA spying, we understand the difficulty in finding secure channels - but the question is, why be anonymous at all?
Alternative Cryptocurrencies Thrive in Bitcoin's Shadow
The alternative cryptocurrency, created in October 2011 with a few tweaks to the Bitcoin protocol, has seen its value rise and fall in lockstep with bitcoin's.
China's Third-Largest Mobile Network Now Accepts Bitcoin
Nov 29, 2013 at 13:10 UTCUpdated Dec 3, 2013 at 15:39 UTC. Consumers in China can now purchase smartphones with bitcoin from a major carrier, after a local division of China Telecom announced a promotional offer for new Samsung phones this week.
McxNOW Cryptoexchange Suspends Trading and New User Signups
Nov 27, 2013 at 1:25 p.m. UTCUpdated Dec 19, 2013 at 3:10 p.m. UTC. Digital currency exchange mcxNOW has announced it will suspend trading for the next few months, due to overwhelming support requests.
Will Cryptoauction Become the 'New eBay of Bitcoin'?
Nov 22, 2013 at 10:41 a.m. UTCUpdated Nov 24, 2013 at 4:14 p.m. UTC. Irish company Cryptoauction is aiming to become the new eBay of bitcoin.
Litecoin Spikes to $200 Million Market Capitalization in Five Hours
At 17:00 GMT on 7th November, alt-currency litecoin reached its first $100m market cap milestone with approximately 23m litecoins in circulation, trading at a high of $4.40.
Bitcoin price could be highway robbery and how to stop a nasty rumour
Bitcoin's price keeps going up, and nobody knows quite why.
Peercoin moves into spotlight with Vault of Satoshi deal
A local face-to-face peercoin exchange is also launching, and efforts are been made to get specialist event organizers to use peercoin as their official currency.
MasterCoin to create new altcurrencies in Bitcoin's block chain
Bitcoin expert J. R. Willet is looking to transform not just Bitcoin, but the cryptocurrency world.
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