Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange Gemini Will Now Include Ethereum

The Gemini exchange, founded and operated by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss has gained the approval from the State of New York via the Department of Financial Services to offer trading of Ether, the crypto-asset and token of the Ethereum network. In an announcement today, the New York State Department of Financial Services has given its […]

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How Coinbase Built a Secure Cloud Infrastructure to Store Bitcoin

When bitcoin exchange Coinbase launched two and a half years ago, Heroku, a simple hosting platform, provided the right solution, said Brian Armstrong, Coinbase co-founder, writing in Medium. Heroku provided a more battle-tested solution than anything the founders could create on their own. But the founders realized that they had to build the next version of […]

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Financial Blockchain Group PTDL Sees New Members

The blockchain-centric Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group has announced new members joining its initiative which now sees 37 financial institutions and market infrastructure companies involved in the collective. The PTLD Group, a consortium launched last year that consists of clearing and settlement houses, exchanges and banks among financial institutions coming together is an initiative with […]

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Craig Wright Says Sorry and Goodbye

The week began with the dramatic, much-publicized claim by Craig Wright who proclaimed that he was Satoshi Nakamoto, bitcoin’s mysterious and pseudonymous inventor. Four days later, Craig Wright’s final act under the spotlight sees a muted exit. In a twist to proceedings, Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has reneged on his recent promise to ‘move’ bitcoin […]

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PopIsle Ad Network Expands Payment Options To Include Bitcoin

PopIsle, an advertising network connecting advertisers with online publishers, has announced in a press release that it has expanded its payment options by paying publishers with bitcoin. As a result, the company claims it has received an increase in interest from publishers. Ad networks usually use checks, PayPal and other means to transfer currencies. In […]

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Coinsource Adds 9 Bitcoin ATMs In Los Angeles And Las Vegas

Coinsource has added nine bitcoin ATMs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, making it the largest ATM network on the West Coast. The installations mark the company’s largest single rollout. The expansion into Los Angeles will benefit bitcoin enthusiasts in Southern California, according to Sheffield Clark, company CEO and co-founder. He called the rollout of […]

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Scenes from a Visit to a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine

BBC reporter Danny Vincent visited a bitcoin mine in China that reportedly mines up to $8 million per year. Vincent was invited to tour the mine under the condition that its location remains confidential. The reason for the secrecy is that the mine is outside the control of the Chinese government, which has not taken […]

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BitPay Launches Bitcoin Debit Card Valid in All 50 US States

Bitcoin payments processor BitPay has unveiled a new bitcoin debit card that will enable users to make payments at any Visa point-of-sale (POS) terminals and withdraw cash at Visa ATMs, anywhere across the United States. BitPay has launched its new BitPay Visa card, a debit card that will be available for users in all 50 […]

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