Mt. Gox’s Mark Karpeles: Of Cats, Temp. Unavailable Bitcoins & Double Lattes With Whipped Cream

For anyone following the Mt. Gox debacle in recent years, the person at the center – Mark Karpeles – represented by an oddball character perfect for some future Hollywood film called, “The Bitcoin Exchange,” which highlights the sometimes Wall-Streetian, and oft naive, story of Bitcoin. Mark Karpeles, the long embattled and now-incarcerated CEO of Mt. Gox, was […]

Bitcoin Trading Above Support

The recent failed attempt on $300, followed by decline back to support, implies that Bitcoin trading has abandoned immediate advance and will meander – perhaps lower – before trying to advance the price again. This analysis is provided by with a 9 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now […]

When Disaster Strikes: Developing a Recovery Plan for Bitcoin and Digital Tokens

This is a guest post by Pamela Morgan, the CEO of Third Key Solutions. She is a widely respected authority on multi-signature governance, smart contracts, and legal innovation with cryptocurrencies. Third Key Solutions is the culmination of her work advising bitcoin startups in multi-signature governance processes and key management. Your company’s recovery plan is the most important […]

Popular Arcade Game Launches Token Sale with Shapeshift

Spells of Genesis, one of the most highly anticipated arcade games of 2015, developed by well-known game developer EverdreamSoft, is introducing and implementing bitcoin and its blockchain technology in the game’s storyline and as an in-game currency. Before the game’s launch on both iOS and Android Play Store, EverdreamSoft plans to host a crowdfunding campaign […]

UK Prime Minister Cameron Praises the Innovate Finance Manifesto Despite Views on Encryption

Innovate Finance, an independent membership-based industry organization that aims to advance Great Britain’s standing as a leader in financial technology (FinTech) innovation both domestically and abroad, has released its new manifesto: Innovate Finance Manifesto: 2020. “Our vision for 2020 is for the U.K. to be the most investment-friendly environment for FinTech globally, attracting $4 billion […]

Australian Senate Committee Says Bitcoin Is Regular Currency

Previously in Australia it was determined that Bitcoin was an intangible asset, but now the government is moving toward a position that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies should be treated the same as any other currency as far as Goods and Services Taxes are concerned. Local press outlets expect a Senate committee centered on digital currencies […]

Bitcoin Firm Elliptic Wins "Security Project of the Year"

London-based bitcoin firm Elliptic has been awarded “Security Project of the Year” by The Banker magazine. In its second edition, The Banker’s Technology Projects of the Year awards, claim to celebrate the “most innovative and transformational contributions to financial services technology around the world”. Adam Joyce, CTO and co-founder, said in a company post that […]

Microsoft Bing Rewards Now Includes Bitcoin Contest

Your internet searches can earn you bitcoins. How? All you have to do is search for any webpage on Microsoft’s Bing search engine instead of typing the URL into the browser’s address bar. However, there is a catch. It works only in Bing Rewards supported regions. In a recent development, Microsoft has entered into a […]