Podcast Episode 12: Litecoins and Gravy

In this episode I talk to the host of Bitcoins and Gravy, John Barrett, about many things, including being a performer working for Bitcoin. Later in the episode, after The Ode to Satoshi is played, Andrew Vegetabile from the Litcoin Association comes on board to talk about the recent rise of Litecoin, and things related […]

Government of Jersey Publishes Consultation Paper on Risks and Regulation for Digital Currencies

The government of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands, has published a consultation paper on the risks and regulations for virtual currencies, including bitcoin. The report will be similar to that of Financial Action Task Force previously covered by Bitcoin Magazine. However, the government of Jersey is engaging in a public virtual currency consultation […]

Nasdaq Dives Deeper into Bitcoin Research and Blockchain Partnerships

In May, Bitcoin Magazine reported that the leading stock exchange Nasdaq would begin experimenting with the blockchain technology that powers Bitcoin. In June, Nasdaq announced a partnership with San Francisco-based Bitcoin API startup Chain to implement the first blockchain technology pilot projects in Nasdaq Private Market, a recently launched marketplace that handles pre-IPO trading among […]

Airbitz Gets $450,000 Cash Injection from Block26

Block26, a new venture capital firm with eyes on the “block chain market,” has made its first selection, leading an expected 1.25 million dollar seed funding round for the San Diego-based Airbitz mobile Bitcoin wallet. Readers may be familiar with the wallet, which won first place in the start up competition earlier this year in […]

New Bitcoin Center Opens in Chicago

Another of America’s major cities will now have its own Bitcoin Center, opening today in Chicago after an announcement at the Inside Bitcoins Conference happening there now. The effort is funded in part by Tally Capital, a local venture capital firm that sees the potential of block chain technology. The new center will be located […]