More US Colleges & Universities Offering Bitcoin Courses In The Fall

Bitcoin penetrated American academia for the first time in 2014, as top-ranked US universities New York University and Duke University offered their inaugural cryptocurrency courses that year. Since then, Bitcoin courses at US colleges and universities is a new trend.  NYU and Duke were each ranked in the top 10 in relevant categories in the […]

Case Announces September 21 Shipping Date for Bitcoin Hardware Wallets

Bitcoin wallet manufacturer Case Inc. has concluded the final phase of testing and announced that the company will begin shipping its hardware wallets on September 21. “Appropriation of parts is complete and the manufacturing process is nearing its end. Everyone at Case is eager to get our device in the hands of our customers who […]

Leading Bitcoin Startups Integrate Vogogo’s Risk Management Platform

This week, Vogogo announced in its second-quarter financial statements that leading Bitcoin companies, including BitPay, ChangeTip, Genesis Global Trading and Zinger, have integrated Vogogo’s risk management/compliance products onto their platforms. Vogogo’s services include customer verification, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism finance compliance reporting, payment and rules engine and fraud mitigation. Global bitcoin payment services provider BitPay […]

Princeton University and Coursera Launch Free Online Course on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

A Princeton University free online course on “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies” will be offered by Coursera beginning September 4, 2015. Coursera is an online education platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take for free. MOOCs give anyone, anywhere, the […]

Bitcoincuba Introduces Bitcoin to Cuba

Bitcoincuba aims to introduce the cryptocurrency bitcoin to the Cuban community, with the first transaction already made through a public WiFi. According to founder Fernando Villar, this could show Cubans that it is possible to transact using the cryptocurrency via Nauta, the state-run public WiFi network. “This will hopefully open everyone’s eyes on the possibilities […]