Bitcoin & Litecoin Survival Guide

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Are Divorcees Hiding Wealth in Bitcoin?

A London divorce lawyer has claimed that Bitcoins are increasingly being used by spouses trying to hide their wealth in divorce cases. The story, reported in the Daily Mail, suggests that courts are facing more legal battles from divorcing spouses…

Big Fish Games to Accept Bitcoin On Its 3000 Titles

The Telegraph reports today that Big Fish Games, who produce games such as Big Fish Casino and Room of Memory, will allow users to buy new games in Bitcoin, as well as shortcuts that allow them to get ahead or…

Bitcoin prices tumble over Mt Gox fears

Mt Gox, one of the leading Bitcoin exchanges, ceased trading and took its website offline yesterday, shortly after the CEOs of a number of leading Bitcoin companies issued a joint statement saying that Mt Gox had committed a “tragic violation…

Mac Malware Steals Bitcoins

Apple Macs are widely known for their resistance to viruses, which can make some Mac users more complacent about downloading and running software on their computers. Now, the SecureMac security consultancy, who make the MacScan Anti-spyware app for Macs, have…

Apple Pulls Blockchain App From The App Store

Apple has once again removed the popular Blockchain Wallet app from its App Stores, citing “an unresolved issue”. This move comes as no surprise to some, as it seems Apple have been systematically removing apps related to Bitcoin from the…

Litecoin users create 100 jobs in Madagascar

Online donors have raised more than $10,000 in Litecoin to help employ Madagascan villagers to plant trees. The move will create more than 100 new jobs in the impoverished country, as well as reforesting the area with more than 100,000…

$500 of Litecoin in 2013 worth $150,000 today

Litecoin is often called the ‘silver’ to Bitcoin’s gold, but if you had invested in Litecoin on 1st January 2013, you’d now have $150,000 in your pocket – a staggering five times more than you would have made holding Bitcoin…

Overstock reports $130k Bitcoin orders on first day

CEO of Overstock.com, the online retail giant, tweeted that he was ‘stunned’ to sell $130,000 of merchandise on their first day of accepting Bitcoin – most of which came from new customers. Based on 2012 figures, it means that Bitcoin…

Lilly Allen passes up Bitcoin fortune

Singer Lily Allen has called herself an “idiot” after admitting she turned down “hundreds of thousands of Bitcoins” as payment for an online concert. Lily was asked to play a gig on the virtual world website, Second Life,  5 years…

58% of Americans unsure what Bitcoin is

58% of Americans are not sure what Bitcoin is, including 12% who think it is either an Xbox game or iPhone app, according to a Bloomberg telephone survey of over 1000 people conducted in December 2013. Only 42% correctly identified…

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