IMF: Bitcoin Is Not Money, Has Many Risks and Benefits

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its first report on Virtual currencies today. While much of it is favorable, one thing is sure to...

Rand Paul Staffer Estimates Campaign Raised $33,000 In BTC By Mid-June

Rand Paul made headlines back in April by becoming the first major U.S. Presidential candidate to accept bitcoins for campaign contributions. A staffer for...

DC Blockchain Summit Debated Regulation, But Ignored The Future

Members of the Bitcoin community and law enforcement came together at the DC Blockchain Summit to discuss the regulation of cryptocurrencies. The discussion was...

PayPal Continues to Illustrate Why Bitcoin Has Value

Although everyone likes to have their own opinion on Bitcoin’s most important features, it seems clear that censorship resistance is still the one attribute...

The Leftover Bits 24/4/15: Rand Paul Loves BTC, More Foundation News,...

The Leftover Bits is the web's best resource for daily Bitcoin news and opinion. ItBit Applies For NYS Banking License And here I was, thinking people got into...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

Consultancy Firm Advises Gulf Countries to Start Exploring Blockchain Tech

Booz Allen Hamilton's Middle East North Africa (MENA) regional office has released a new report advocating Gulf countries to start exploring blockchain technology for...

Energy And Commerce Committee Hears From Bitcoin Industry

The Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee for Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade heard from members of the cryptocurrency industry today. The hearing was a part...

The Leftover Bits: 11/5/15: USAA and Nasdaq Looking At Blockchain, Rand...

While writing about Paycoin has been fun, there is some news in the world of legitimate cryptocurrencies that needs to be covered as well....

Fenton: All Board Member Vacancies Will Likely Be Appointed

The drama at the Bitcoin Foundation continued Tuesday when Olivier Janssens and Jim Harper were unceremoniously removed and asked to resign, respectively. The resignation and...