Enables In-site Cryptocurrency Exchanges by Adding the Skeleton Exchange Tool is the fastest way to swap coins. ShapeShift makes using digital currency perfect. Customers can convert digital currencies in seconds, with no account required. No lengthy sign­up process no email and no passwords. ShapeShift’s mission is to offer the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to trade digital assets. This Wednesday, announced the […]

Chinese Auto Giant Starts $50M Blockchain Tech Initiative

Wanxiang Group, one of the largest automobile conglomerates in China, has announced its plans to invest in blockchain tech to the tune of $50 million. The company has reportedly purchased 416,000 ETH tokens on the Ethereum blockchain, confirmed by the company’s managing director Chao Deng. Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that […]

2 San Diego Companies Paying Employees in Bitcoin

Imagine reporting to work and not receiving an actual physical paycheck. This situation isn’t too weird for employees in a San Diego company that pays its workers in bitcoin. 3D printing company SD3D Printing in Miramar accepts bitcoin payments from its customers and uses the cryptocurrency to give salaries as well. These are stored in […]

Bitcoin Gaming Platform Crosses 2.5 Million Wins, Launches Wheel of Fortune Game

Bitcoin Press Release: Having reached a significant milestone of over 2.5 million wins, custom developed Bitcoin gaming platform CryptoGames is pleased to announce the launch of its new Wheel of Fortune Game. Having launched in May 2015, developed an entirely original online Bitcoin casino with 4 provably fair games, presented in outstanding design. In […]

Bitcoin Price Errant, Comes Back Home

Bitcoin price declined to the vicinity of its 1-hour 200MA, today, without making a direct challenge on it. Price revisits the 200MA periodically but, during September, has crisscrossed it several times. Combined with the choppy wave patterns evident in the chart we conclude that price is in a corrective phase and prefer to stay out […]

How Disruptive Will the Block Chain Really Be For Financial Institutions?

Why are so many financial institutions investing in block chain innovation labs? Will the block chain, with its promise of rapid, secure and inexpensive transactions, really make many existing financial institutions obsolete as some have claimed? Thomas F. Dapp and Alexander Karollus examined the block chain’s impact on traditional financial institutions in a “talking point” […]

Bank of America Files Patent Application for Cryptocurrency-Mediated Wire Transfers

Bank of America (BoA) has filed a patent application titled “System and Method for Wire Transfers Using Cryptocurrency .” The application was filed in March and published on September 17 by the U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office. The BoA filing describes an alternative to traditional wire transfers. The funds are first transferred to a cryptocurrency […]