Monthly Archives: February 2015

Australia: CoinJar introduced Swipe Card


Australian Bitcoin service CoinJar opened up its new service, the CoinJar Swipe Card, to the general public. Since September they tested the card. Yesterday they official launched the service at the Payment Innovation Conference in Sydney. With the new debit

First Bitcoin Theft Insurance


BitGo has great news. They has secured the first-of-its-kind Bitcoin theft insurance from XL Group insurance Companies. The multi-sig security platform offers all of BitGo’s paying customers protection under the XL policy for up to $250,000 in covered theft claims

The pros and cons of hardware wallets

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In view of safety hardware wallets could be a good alternative or addition to online wallets. Cryptopick Canada made a great video and reviewed the Bitcoin hardcore wallets for 2015. He talk about the pros and cons of 5 hardware

Blockchain: More than 3 mil. bitcoin wallets

In these times, where the media write about the doom of Bitcoin, good news are worthwhile. And so Blockchain, host for Bitcoin wallets, have a really great reason to celebrate: Quite recently the 3 millionth wallet was opened at the

Amsterdam: Two Bitcoin ATMs were stolen

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One month ago two Bitcoin ATMs were stolen in Amsterdam in the same week. This news frist broke this weekend with a tweet by Coin ATM Radar. One of the stolen BTM is a two-way BitAccess BTM (worth about $10,000)

PokerStars: Accepting Bitcoin is not on our roadmap

More and more online poker sites use Bitcoin

In January we wrote about BitnPlay which will go online with a Bitcoin-only platform in spring. Withal we wrote about the roumors, that PokerStars have something like this in mind, too. Now PokerStars denied the rumours about the Bitcoin acceptance.

Coinbase support for Google Now was added

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Good news for all Android users out there: With a service update launched on January, 30, Google has added Coinbase support to their Google Now app. So Android users could receive updates about Bitcoin price and other information about their

Join the Coinfest 2015!

Be a part of the Coinfest 2015, February 20-22, all around the world! In 2013 Coinfest started as a small gathering of Bitcoiners, celebrating the adoption of Bitcoin in Vancouver. In 2014 Coinfest was growing in popularity an now Coinfest