In March, Bitcoin Magazine reported that Counterparty founders had joined with MathMoney f(x) and its founder Mark Smith as co-founders of the new fintech company Symbiont, focused on fostering the symbiotic relationship between traditional financial markets and cryptographic blockchain technology. According to the Symbiont’s website, the company is building the first issuance and trading platform […]
In an attempt to create one of the world’s first publicly traded bitcoin transaction verification companies, Bitcoin Shop, Inc. (BTCS) and Spondoolies-Tech, Ltd. have announced that they are in the process of merging. By merging, BTCS, which recently launched its own mining farm, would gain access to the technology of one of the top hardware […]
Taiwanese startup Maicoin has launched a system that lets users buy bitcoin at 10,000 convenience stores in the territory.
For the past two years, BetChain has been a pioneer in the Bitcoin casino space and its latest promotion is another first for the industry. BetChain will be offering players up to 50 free spins every week as its newest promotion, becoming the first Bitcoin casino to provide such an offer. Betchain.com has always provided […]
Next time you’re paying for some of your consumer grade what-have-yous, you might think twice when your cashier asks, “credit or debit?” As CNN reports, credit cards are not a secure form of payment. Nearly all of them are at risk of being hacked. 90% of credit card readers currently use the same password. Lack […]
Mexican bitcoin exchange Bitso has acquired competitor Unisend Mexico in an attempt to consolidate its market share in the region.
In our latest research report, out today, CoinDesk reveals who is using bitcoin, who isn’t and why it matters.
ShapeShift.io, a well-known digital currency exchange, has just announced that the trading platform is available on the IOS app store, making it the first mobile exchange app ever permitted on the app store. Along with Apple’s announcement of iOS 9, users will be able to trade bitcoin with monero, counterparty, dash, and other altcoins from […]
Estonia-based LHV Bank has given its nod to create an app that will utilize the Bitcoin blockchain technology to facilitate transactions. The money-transfer app has been named as “The Cuber Wallet,” and will be available on both Android and Apple devices. The financial services platform i.e. the app will enable users to send and receive euros […]
Gone are the days when one needed to go through blood and sweats for robbing someone off-guard; these days, a simple DDoS attack can do it. Bonny and Clyde, sorry for your loss! Reports are emerging of an online extortionist group DD4BC, which is threatening to launch online attacks against some mid-to-large Scandinavian companies. The […]