Archive for the exchange Category

Bitcoin Gains Traction In Universities Across the Globe

Bitcoin Gains Traction In Universities Across the Globe

03 Sept 2014 / Bidness ETC – Students at University of Zurich have launched a bitcoin (BTC) app called CoinBlesk, in which transactions involving bitcoins will be facilitated through a mobile device. Developed as part of a student project, the app is on a two-week trial period

Read more

Igot Launches UAE’s First Bitcoin Exchange

Igot Launches UAE’s First Bitcoin Exchange

30 Aug 2014 / Bidness ETC – Australian-based bitcoin exchange Igot opened its doors to the UAE by launching the first bitcoin exchange in the region yesterday. The company was offered license by the UAE government to operate and has its office located in Dubai. The exchange

Read more

Why Bitcoin is The Best Form Of Money We’ve Ever Seen, with Wences Casares

Why Bitcoin is The Best Form Of Money We've Ever Seen, with Wences Casares

29 Aug 2014 / Big Think – Wences Casares is one of the great technology entrepreneurs of the past 20 years. The son of a Patagonian sheep farmer, Casares has founded and sold several major startups since he launched Argentina’s first ISP in 1994. After selling the

Read more

Coinbase Insures Bitcoin Holdings With AON

Coinbase Insures Bitcoin Holdings With AON

28 Aug 2014 / Coinbase Blog – We’re proud to publicly announce that Coinbase holds insurance against theft or loss of its bitcoin.  We’ve been insured for almost a year, but given the recent claims of insurance in the industry, thought it was appropriate to tell our users

Read more

Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

28 Aug 2014 / Reuters – Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power. Though sales paid for in bitcoin so

Read more

Korean Bitcoin Exchange Korbit Raises $3M Series A

Korean Bitcoin Exchange Korbit Raises $3M Series A

26 Aug 2014 / Tech Crunch – Korean bitcoin exchange Korbit has raised $3 million in Series A funding led by SoftBank Ventures Korea and Pantera Capital, with participation from BAM Ventures, and returning investors Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., Tim Draper, Pietro Dova, and Strong Ventures. The startup

Read more

Introducing…Bitcoin Poker

Introducing...Bitcoin Poker

26 Aug 2014 / Newsweek – On Sunday, at 6 p.m. ET, poker players around the world will log onto a gaming site with the curious name of SealsWithClubs to bet not with the dollar, euro or pound, but with bitcoin – increasingly the currency of choice

Read more

First bitcoin ATM opens for business in Manhattan

First bitcoin ATM opens for business in Manhattan

21 Aug 2014 / New York Post – Manhattan’s first bitcoin ATM launched Thursday in the historic West Village. The Lamassu-made machine, which costs a cool $6,500, was installed at Flat 128, a “luxury lifestyle store” on Christopher Street that sells UK-styled jewelry and home goods. Don’t

Read more

Chain raises $9.5 million to build Bitcoin development platform

Chain raises $9.5 million to build Bitcoin development platform

20 Aug 2014 / Fortune – Chain raises $9.5 million from Khosla Ventures to help companies build on Bitcoin. Chain today is launching as a startup that hopes to become the definitive development platform for Bitcoin, whether the ultimate application relates to financial services or to some

Read more

Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin

 Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin

20 Aug 2014 / NYT – One big retailer is about the conquer the next Bitcoin frontier. Since the beginning of the year, a number of well-known retailers, including Overstock, Expedia and Dell, have started accepting Bitcoin for domestic sales through their websites. Now, Overstock is preparing

Read more

Follow Twitter

Exchange Rate

Cart