Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison for the operation of Silk Road, the now-defunct online dark market.
Bitstarz.com has partnered up with established gaming company FENgaming, allowing Bitstarz to include popular NetEnt games in their offerings. Bitstarz.com now offers more than 550 casino games, instantaneous transfers and no fees for Bitcoin players. Bitstarz.com is pleased to declare their co-operation with iGaming software supplier FENgaming. The new partnership empowers BitStarz to add NetEnt […]
No less than the Department of Justice Assistant US Attorney Kathryn Haun herself is set to discuss blockchain and transparency issues during the Consensus 2015 event on September 10, 2015 in New York. Haun heads digital currency initiatives for northern California at the US Department of Justice and has led the inquiry against Ripple Labs. She was […]
Convicted Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht faces decades, if not life, in prison at a sentencing hearing tomorrow in New York.
Around the same time as Accenture’s call for the UK government to regulate bitcoin wallets, Citi suggested that officials should look into creating their own digital currency. This has been revealed in the Treasury’s release of a document entitled “Digital Currencies: Response to the Call for Information” This report summarizes all the submissions received by […]
Tidbit was a project designed by four Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students who developed the software for a hackathon back in November 2013. The purpose of the software was to be a substitute for website advertisements, allowing sites to instead monetize visits by using the visitor computer to mine Bitcoins. However, no Bitcoins were […]
Users of virtual relationship service Dream Lover can now spend bitcoin to communicate with adult models.
European bitcoin exchange BTC-e is reportedly experiencing problems with US bank wires.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) plans to begin using the Ripple network to settle payments between its subsidiaries soon. Commonwealth Bank chief information officer David Whiteing revealed the large bank’s interest in Ripple technology yesterday during a speech at an event hosted by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA). Technology news outlet CIO reported […]
Tembusu Systems Pte Ltd., a digital currency platform provider based in Singapore that counted Greece’s Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis among its advisers, announced that it will soon begin implementing digital currency payments using its TRUST framework. According to the Tembusu website, Tembusu’s TRUST framework is a global infrastructure that lets verified individuals transfer and manage […]