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Archive for September 2014

All Things Alt: XC Inc, Next-Gen PoS and More Waiting for MintPal

All Things Alt: XC Inc, Next-Gen PoS and More Waiting for MintPal

Given the relatively quiet altcoin market, it’s easy to miss the new technologies and interesting applications that are gaining ground. Yet, as September rolls to a close and October lies just around the corner, it might be premature to assume that the altcoin world is running out of steam as some have suggested. Today’s roundup…

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'Bash Bug' a Concern, But Little Threat to Bitcoin Services

'Bash Bug' a Concern, But Little Threat to Bitcoin Services

There were widespread security concerns yesterday after the discovery of an old flaw that could affect web servers and Internet-connected devices – but many in the industry are claiming it presents no immediate threat to bitcoin services. The vulnerability, dubbed either the ‘Bash Bug’ or the ‘Shellshock Bug’, would allow a malicious access to a UNIX-based…

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Bittylicious Extends Credit Card Payments to Altcoin Buyers

Bittylicious Extends Credit Card Payments to Altcoin Buyers

Bittylicious now allows users to purchase all of its available altcoins with MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards. The UK-based bitcoin brokerage first announced support for credit card payments this May when it added the payment option for bitcoin buyers. Bittylicious accepts bank transfers, cash payments and select mobile payments services such as Barclays Pingit, though…

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