VC Head Believes Israel will Lead Blockchain App Industry

The managing director of Santander Group’s venture capital firm believes that Israel will become a reference market for blockchain applications. Mariano Belinky, who has recently invested into an Israel-based payment application, expressed his faith in the technologically advanced nation, explaining how it is equipped with all financial and talent resources to build innovative blockchain-based applications […]

Bitcoin Hardware Wallet KeepKey Launches and Begins Shipping

In a rare move in the Bitcoin space, KeepKey has simultaneously begun to take orders for and to ship their flagship bitcoin hardware wallet. As of Wednesday, customers are able to purchase the USB device for USD$239 on Amazon, or directly from the KeepKey website using bitcoin. Worldwide shipping is included in the cost. The […]

XcodeGhost Malware Infects over 4,000 iOS Apps

Security researchers have discovered that the malicious app campaign plaguing Apple’s App Store is far worse than initially thought, with over 4000 App store applications affected by the XcodeGhost malware. The post XcodeGhost Malware Infects over 4,000 iOS Apps appeared first on CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Three Bitcoin Finalists Vie for BBVA Open Talent Competition Honors in Barcelona

On September 22nd, the winners of the European division of the BBVA Open Talent Competition were announced in Barcelona, Spain. This year, three of the 15 finalists come from the Bitcoin and blockchain sector: Everledger, Safello and Vaultoro. The purpose of the competition is to discover and support up-and-coming innovators in financial technology who are […]

The Ill Wind of Bitcoin Exchange Hackings – Once Bitten, Twice Shy (Part2)

The blockchain technology is now sitting at a stage of evolution that is somehow similar to the that of the internet in the 1990s; No one can overlook the millions of dollars invested, the hefty merchant adoption and the large number of businesses inspired by bitcoin and the blockchain technology. Nevertheless, the lack of standardized […]

Bitcoin Price Wows The Market

At 09h00 UTC, today, the bulls stampeded bitcoin price through the resistance ceiling. The move was relentless and pushed price $20 higher in some exchanges. Recent price action had most traders (correctly) positioned short prior to the catastrophic spike. The analysis below may put some joy inside your tears. This analysis is provided by xbt.social […]

Uber Bitcoin Payments No Longer Possible Thru Bitcoin Builder

Since ride-sharing platform Uber has denied rumors saying that it is accepting bitcoin transactions and clarified that this feature is not yet in the pipeline, Bitcoin Builder sought to create a workaround by offering users access to its Uber business account to make bitcoin payments. However, Uber decided to suspend this particular account this week. […]