Monthly Archives: May 2015

Life on Bitcoin – official Trailer


A trip around the world is not only the dream of many, but also a great challenge. This becomes even greater when one tries to do it without cash or credit cards. In the Life on Bitcoin documentation viewers accompany

Simon Fraser University installed Bitcoin ATM


The Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia (Canada) announced immediately to accept Bitcoin payments. First Bitcoin-acceptance will be limited to the bookstores of the University. Part of the Bitcoin integration will also be the intstallation three Bitcoin ATM at

Benjamin M. Lawsky leaves NYDFS


The head of the New York Banking Supervision (State Department of Financial Services, in short NYDFS) Benjamin M Lawsky, has announced his resignation. He shared also that he is trying to set up his own legal advice. The resignation has

Bitcoin Price Index attracts the New York Stock Exchange


The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) yesterday announced the launch of the Bitcoin price index (NYXBT). NYXBT is the future of the US dollar value per Bitcoin and will be published on NYSE Global Index Feed (GIF). For a limited

Bitcoin specialist XAPO comes to Switzerland


The US company XAPO, that offers a safe storage of digital currency Bitcoin, relocated its headquarters from Palo Alto, California, to Zurich, Switzerland. The company already has a security department in Zug and moved its headquarters now at the request

Bitcoin startups see potential in developing countries

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Despite last many problems the optimism in the Bitcoin industry is unbroken. A conference in New York shows a trend towards services where users behind hardly come into contact with the technology. Despite the price slump and criminal cases in

21 Inc will bring Bitcoin to the masses

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The Bitcoin startup 21 Inc has during a test series illustrates how the company’s machine-to-machine technology can allow Bitcoin transactions. The tests were presented during of the 75 million dollar financing round. The video and slideshow presentation showing 21 Inc.

Bitcoin competitor must pay a large penalty

Ripple Labs

US start-up Ripple Labs, specializing in money transfers and creator of the virtual currency XRP, have to pay a penalty of $ 700,000. Ripple did not comply with requirements to combat money laundering, said the US Department of Justice. After

Case Bitcoin Wallet hardware presented at TechCrunch

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It’s official: Crypto Labs has presented the Case Bitcoin Wallet hardware at TechCrunch in New York. The wallet was first mentioned by Crypto Labs in November last year. The Wallet distinguishes a high safety standard (Crypto Currency Security Standard Level

Bitcoin Platform Melotic closed

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Hong Kong based Bitcoin startup Melotic closes. The trade exchange for Bitcoin and other digital currencies called an “insufficient growth” as a reason for the closure. In an blog post, published on May 3, the company said the cost had