The bitcoin mining difficulty is going up. Whistle-blowers are having their bank accounts frozen. The new president of Argentina is good news for Bitcoin. The BitUnit conference happened in Ghana! News out of Europe included central bank interest rates and more Greek woes.
The Foundation for Economic Education claims Venezuela’s annual inflation rate is up over 500%. The New York Stock Exchange chairman talks bitcoin. New Jersey has a pro-bitcoin bill. US Federal government hacked, China is suspected. Bail-in rules required by European Union.
Altcoins have seen a jump in value this week. Bitcoin Pizza Day celebrated by Darren. NYSE to add a Bitcoin index. Venezuela’s Bolivar loses another 30% of it’s value this week. BitFinEx hot wallet hacked and about 1600 BTC lost. BitGold buys GoldMoney for $52 Million. Energy subsidies may backfire. 21 Inc is indeed looking to put a bitcoin miner in your toaster, and your router, and your phone, and your…. Roger Ver and OKcoin have a contract dispute.