National Science Foundation Awards Research Grants on the Science and Applications of Cryptocurrency

The National Science Foundation has awarded research grants on the science and applications of crypto-currency, with approximately $1 million awarded to date. The NSF initiative is part of the “Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace” program for cybersecurity research and development to minimize the dangers of cyber technology, promote education and training in cybersecurity, establish a science […]

Five Recommendations for Bitcoin Companies to Ensure Compliance with the Department of Justice

This is a guest post by Eugene Illovsky, a partner at Morrison & Foerster in Palo Alto.  He advises on corporate compliance and represents companies in their interactions with government investigatory, enforcement, and prosecutorial authorities. What compliance expectations does the Department of Justice have for businesses entering the virtual currency space? How can a company meet […]

Visa Cautious on the Bitcoin Block Chain

According to a recent article, Visa is aiming to maintain its dominance one way or another. Collab, an arm of Visa Europe, is investigating Bitcoin-oriented companies that could disrupt their business model ultimately. Visa is not against ultimately updating its methods to remain competitive if other technologies such as Bitcoin come along and accomplish the […]

How a Pair of Progressive Delis Became Metro Detroit’s Bitcoin Boosters

A pair of metro Detroit delis have taken on a leadership role in promoting bitcoin. Bronx Delis in Pontiac and Farmington Hills, Mich. have served as gathering spots for local bitcoin enthusiasts. While restaurant patrons enjoy food and beverages as they discuss bitcoin, they can pay for their meals with bitcoin using smartphones and a […]

Leading Global Bitcoin Adoption, HashingSpace Corporation Uplifts to the OTCQB

Bitcoin Press Release: US Based HashingSpace Corporation Announced it has been uplifted to a higher reporting status on the OTC Market. HashingSpace will now be listed as OTCQB: HSHS. HashingSpace provides scalable datacenter and technology infrastructure for the global adoption of Bitcoin including Bitcoin ATMs and hosted ASIC mining. WENATCHEE, WA / July 29, 2015 […]

Homeland Security Using Trezor Hardware Bitcoin Wallets?

According to a recent account by a member of the BitcoinTalk community, it appears that certain members of the Federal government have a much deeper understanding of Bitcoin than previously thought. The poster says that during a raid, the government knew to seize unused Trezor wallets and transfer seized bitcoins to their own bitcoin wallets. […]