Coinify: A Bitcoin Exchange For All EU Member States?

A bitcoin exchange named Coinify announced its plans to expand its operations to cover all 36 EU member states under the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA). The goal of this SEPA project, which was launched in February 2014, is to improve the efficiency of cross-border payments and turn the fragmented national markets for euro payments into […]

Digital Currency Arcades are Hot New Trend for California

Being a child of the early 80’s, I was there for the advent of the video game arcade era. Long before there was Metal Gear Solid and Halo, there was Pacman, Dig Dug and Donkey Kong. That was how a multi-billion dollar international business began. Think of the current console-based/online/mobile games as Video Gaming 2.0. […]

Here’s How To Buy Snoop Dogg’s New Album – With Bitcoins

In December 2013, Snoop Dogg tweeted that his next album would be available for bitcoins. Now, one-year-and-a-half later, Snoop doesn’t have to team up with Coinbase or BitPay to make his album available for bitcoins. Instead, he’s just gotta do what he does best: make dope rhymes. The Bitcoin Community has got him covered. Now […]

Xapo Moves to Switzerland Citing Customer Privacy Concerns

Xapo has officially relocated its corporate headquarters to Zurich, Switzerland, citing the country’s long history of neutrality and stability. The bitcoin services and security firm said the transition was put in motion three months ago at the request of customers, and that now, Xapo‘s operations in Palo Alto are in the process of being reduced. […]

How Blockchain Tech is Inspiring the Art World

Since its creation in 2009, bitcoin’s blockchain has proved that value can be moved across a network that cuts out the traditional ‘middle men’. While the broad strokes of distributed ledger technologies like bitcoin are a hot topic, it’s not just Wall Street or multi-national corporations that are paying attention. Continue reading at CoinDesk

Boost.VC Startup BitQuick Offers Quick and Easy Method to Buy Bitcoin

Trading roughly $450,000 every 30 days as of last month, Ohio-based BitQuick is a new peer-to-peer platform that intends on swiftly connecting digital currency buyers with sellers through over-the-counter (OTC) trades. The majority of the company’s user-base is from the United States, but there are also Taiwan and India branches. It’s been a busy few months for BitQuick. […]

SEC Charges Ex-Circle Board Member With Investment Fraud

A former Circle board member is being sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over alleged investment fraud, it has been revealed. According to a 13th May press release unsealed by the federal agency, Iftikar Ahmed is accused of fraud and self-dealing in connection with Oak Investment Partners. Ahmed served as a general partner […]

Drachmae: a Bitcoin-like Solution for Greece’s Troubled Economy

CNBC contributor Brian Kelly, the author of “The Bitcoin Big Bang: How Alternative Currencies Are About to Change the World,” proposes a quick and simple bitcoin-like solution for Greece’s troubled economy. Since the January elections that brought the “anti-establishment” Syriza party to power, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been trying to renegotiate the Greek debt […]

“Bitcoin Baron” Arrested and Charged with Felony

Randall Charles Tucker, the man known as “Bitcoin Baron”, was arrested and charged with felony and computer tampering by the FBI and the Arizona Department of Public Safety after six months The post “Bitcoin Baron” Arrested and Charged with Felony appeared first on NEWSBTC.