Cryptolocker

The Cryptolocker Menace. Help is Coming.

More and more people fall victims to cryptolocker ransomware and get their computers more or less hi-jacked. We have seen this problem grow for a while now, as has Dagens Nyheter. Help is coming though. In a week or two we at BTCX will set up our own Cryptolocker hotline: BTCX|Emergency Room. With our Express…

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We Attended Quantech in London

Scroll down for links to video from the conference! This April Goobit attended the Quantech conference at the Hilton Canary Wharf Hotel. The company was represented primarily by me, Kristofer Agelfors. Canary Wharf is London’s financial district, and it was noticeable that this is an important place by the amount of police officers patrolling the…

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Water Aid embrace bitcoin

The NGO (non governmental organisation) WaterAid, that works to ensure that all people have access to clean water and sanitation, is now modernising its fundraising, in cooperation with BTCX, by accepting donations in bitcoin. BTCX assisted Water Aid with by explaining the concept, setting up their bitcoin wallet/address, providing structure and adding Water Aid to…

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Unfortunate About KnC. BTCX Not Affected

The news that the swedish company KnC miner filed for bankruptcy emerged last friday night. This is very unfortunate of course, for the employees and for the swedish blocktech scene, where KnC was a positive force. Not much has changed however. Bitcoin is still bitcoin, the blockchain is still the blockchain and all the possibilities…

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Ether is Coming

We have noticed a growing interest in  Ethereum and Ether. So, we’d like to announce that the next virtual currency to enter the BTCX platform is… Ether. We won’t set a date yet but will be a good surprise in the late summer. But, right now you can buy Ether, with your bitcoin. 1. Get…

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Bitcoin Pizza Day! (It’s no joke people)

This sunday we celebrate the first bitcoin purchase. It might sound slightly juvenile to have a pizza celebration, but don’t forget that this is serious stuff. In the morning of 22 may 2010 Laszlo Hanyecz reported that he had successfully traded 10.000 bitcoin for two pizzas. So,this sunday, whether you can pay for it with…