Issue Archive

Issue #32

ChangeTip Raises $3.5 Million The app, which allows tipping across various social media apps, has raised funding through Pantera Capital. (yahoo.com) HSBC Ends Relationship With Bitcoin Fund The Global Advisors Bitcoin Investment Fund was launched in Jersey, and this latest development is a setback for the British Crown Dependency as it seeks to attract Bitcoin […]

Issue #31

Kraken To Aid Mt. Gox Investigation Kraken has agreed to provide resources to assist the investigation of the Mt. Gox collapse and the reimbursement of its creditors. (wsj.com) Bitcoin Black Friday Growing Rapidly The number of merchants expected to take part in providing sales to customers who pay in bitcoin has doubled since last year. […]

Issue #30

US Marshals To Auction More Bitcoin Following an earlier auction of bitcoin seized during the shut down of Silk Road 2.0, the Marshals intend to sell a further 50,000 bitcoins. (forbes.com) Blockstream Scores High Profile Investors Investors associated with LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google, and Sun Microsoft have allowed Blockstream to raise $21 million in funding. (wsj.com) […]

Issue #29

Digital Currency Roundtable At The King’s College Coin Apex and The King’s College will host a roundtable event on November 19th to discuss current issues surrounding digital currency. (coinfire.cf) Lawsky Rumored To Step Down In the wake of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s reelection, the man behind the BitLicense proposal could resign as soon […]

Issue #28

Boost Raises $6.6 Million Adam Draper’s venture capitalist firm, which focuses heavily on Bitcoin startups, intends to use the money to invest in 200 companies. (wsj.com) Mining Manufacturer Launches Hosted Mining Bitcoin Brothers, based in Germany, says its new service allows customers to mine without having to invest in a machine that may quickly become […]

Issue #27

FinCEN Issues New Bitcoin Guidance In its latest ruling, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network states that Bitcoin exchanges and payment processors are money transmitters. (coindesk.com) A Look At Political Donations With less than a week to go before Election Day, politicians report back on the use and extent of bitcoin donations. (huffingtonpost.com) Former SEC Chairman […]

Issue #26

New Exchange Launches Sydney-based exchange “Independent Reserve” has opened its doors for Bitcoin traders. (theaustralian.com) Bitnet, A New Payment Processor, Receives $14.5 Million The new company is backed by Rakuten, and it will be processing bitcoin payments for the Japanese online retail giant. (coindesk.com) Global Regulations Reviewed Mercator Advisory Group has issued a research note […]

Issue #25

Lawsky Addresses BitLicense Concerns New York’s Superintendent of Financial Services spoke about the proposed Bitcoin regulations amid worries that they could have a detrimental impact on the industry. (wired.com) Coinbase Hires Former Senate Adviser As Bitcoin companies ready themselves for regulations, one company has taken the step to bring on a former adviser to a […]

Issue #24

Bitcoin Price In Steep Decline The cryptocurrency faced a turbulent weekend in which it lost 18% of its value, reaching a low of $290. (bbc.com) Bill Gates Bullish On Bitcoin Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has stated that he sees a positive future for Bitcoin, due in large part its inherently low costs. (entrepreneur.com) How One […]

Issue #23

Circle Opens To Public A new Bitcoin bank, Circle, aims to bring a new level of legitimacy to Bitcoin in its bid for mainstream adoption of the digital currency. (theguardian.com) Reddit Plans Own Cryptocurrency Fresh off of a $50 million Series B funding round, Reddit plans to create a cryptocurrency that can be exchanged for […]