Following charges filed by the US Attorney’s Office against Burt Wagner for operating an unlicensed money transmitting business in the state of Colorado in late 2014, the criminal case has been dismissed by a district court judge. Wagner faced up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine if found guilty. However, Judge William […]
Despite big names entering the bitcoin conversation this week, press coverage faded as bitcoin’s price fell and eurozone uncertainty subsided.
Blockchain identity startup ShoCard has raised $1.5m in funding from AME Cloud Ventures and Digital Currency Group, among other VC firms.
Hybrid smartwatch manufacturer, Kairos, has partnered with global Bitcoin payment processor BitPay to accept bitcoin for their smartwatches and wearable devices. The dual US-South Korean company have come a long since launching their idea earlier last year, and have now raised over $2m in pre-sales from their website alone in order to deliver on the […]
In mid-June, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law HB 483, paving the way for Texas to repatriate $1 billion in gold from an underground vault in Manhattan operated by HSBC bank, bringing it home to be stored in a yet-to-be-built Texas Bullion Depository, reports HNGN, which also speculated whether this is the first step […]
Bitcoin Press Release: I/O Digital sets to release the first ever decentralized identity sidechain using a distributed blockchain based DNS system. This system, known as DIONS (Decentralized I/O Name Server) will utilize the I/O Digital blockchain to attach sensitive identity credentials to a specific Bitcoin (XBT) or I/O Coin (IOC) address. The system allows for […]
The European Union’s Court of Justice Advocate reached a decision today on the validity of value-added taxation for Bitcoin trading. After careful consideration of arguments from Estonia, Germany, Sweden, and members of the European Bitcoin industry including David Hedqvist, the court decided that the acquisition of Bitcoin was not a taxable event in the eyes […]
Having recently reached its seed-round fundraising goal of $1 million on Bnk to the Future with Factom Inc., their sister entity the Factom Foundation has now launched a Release Candidate One (RC1), a critical step for launching the Factom network. In a blog post on the Factom site, the company is calling on developers and interested participants […]
Snapcard, the San Francisco-based bitcoin wallet provider, announced today that it had formed a partnership with ifeelgoods, a digital gifting platform. The partnership is meant to give the companies using ifeelgoods the ability to create, launch and monitor campaigns that offer end users the chance to earn bitcoin as a reward. The company is using […]
Episode 07: Coinigy & The Rational Investor TheRationalInvestor joins the Coinigy team for another round of Altcoin analysis and platform updates. Coins analyzed: Bitcoin $BTC MaidSafeCoin $MAID SaffronCoin $SFR PeerCoin $PPC Litecoin $LTC Hyper $HYPER MaryJaneCoin $MARYJ Brought to you by TheRationalInvestor.co and Coinigy.com