Issue Archive

Issue #42

New York City Councilman Proposes Bitcoin Bill Mark Levine introduced a bill that would allow the city to accept bitcoin for fines and other fees. (coindesk.com) Bitcoin In Africa: Opportunity In Money Transfers With high remittance fees adding costs to money transfers, Bitcoin has the potential of offering a cheaper solution. (cnn.com) Coin.co Releases API […]

Issue #41

Coin.co Adds “Express” Option In a bid to expand its services to a greater reach, the company launched Coin.co Express, a quick and easy way for merchants to add a bitcoin payment option. (coin.co) Coin Apex Co-Founder Launches Bitcoin Project Alex Waters has launched a crowdfunding project to help streamline testing of Bitcoin Core. (coinapex.com) […]

Issue #40

Coin.co Announces Board Of Advisors That Includes Former Director Of The Mint A full spectrum of experts is announced in the newly formed board of advisors (coin.co), including Edmund C. Moy, the 38th Director of the United States Mint, who brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the company. (coin.co) 2015: The Year of […]

Issue #39

Alex Waters Speaks At Bitcoin Legal Panel The Bitcoin entrepreneur will attend the Business Survival Guide to Bitcoin panel at the New York State Bar Association’s annual event. (coinapex.com) Coin.co Incorporates Bitcoin Guide Seeking to inform businesses considering acceptance of bitcoin payments, Coin.co now offers access to an educatational guide on the digital currency. (coin.co) […]

Issue #38

Coinbase Raises $75 Million The amount raised by the wallet and payment processor company marks a new record for Bitcoin startups. (nytimes.com) Bitcoin Foundation To Redirect Focus Moving away from its role as Bitcoin advocate, the organization will now manage the development of the infrastructure supporting Bitcoin. (forbes.com) Lighthouse App Launches The new app allows […]

Issue #37

Bitstamp Back Online After losing over $5 million in bitcoin due to a malicious attack, Bitstamp is operational once again. (arstechnica.com) The Bitcoin Lobby The decentralized, anonymously created currency has managed to muster money and people to lobby on its behalf. (nymag.com) Bitcoin Price Crashes Below $200 After two days of heavy losses, the price […]

Issue #36

Coin Apex Gets A New Look As 2015 begins, Coin Apex reflects on the past year and tightens its focus on its current projects. (coinapex.com) Bitstamp Breached, Loses $5.2 Million Major Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp has suspended services following a security lapse resulting in the theft of thousands of bitcoins. (forbes.com) China’s Stocks Rally, Bitcoin’s Price […]

Issue #35

Banks Are Still A Stumbling Block Many Bitcoin companies are still finding it difficult to obtain a bank account because of banks’ wariness of dealing with digital currencies. (cnbc.com) Bitcoin Could Gain On Weak Oil Prices Currencies in oil producing nations could weaken further in 2015, which could cause Bitcoin to be seen as an […]

Issue #34

Watch The Recent Digital Currency Roundtable Watch the Digital Currency Roundtable event hosted by Coin Apex and The King’s College. (digitalcurrencyroundtable.com) Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin The news from the technology giant means it is now the largest corporation to accept bitcoin. (microsoft.com) Russians Buy Bitcoin Bitcoin to ruble transactions have increased by almost 250% in […]

Issue #33

California Agency Considers Bitcoin Oversight California’s Business Oversight Department may be able to use the same law that applies to money transmitters to oversee digital currencies. (bloomberg.com) SecondMarket Gets Lion’s Share At Marshals’ Auction Investor interest was markedly lower in the second auction of bitcoin seized from Silk Road. (nytimes.com) Bitcoin Taxation Review The IRS, […]