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. ( 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. ( 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. ( Blockstream Scores High Profile Investors Investors associated with LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google, and Sun Microsoft have allowed Blockstream to raise $21 million in funding. ( […]

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. ( 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. ( 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. ( 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. ( Former SEC Chairman […]

Issue #26

New Exchange Launches Sydney-based exchange “Independent Reserve” has opened its doors for Bitcoin traders. ( 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. ( 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. ( 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. ( 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. ( 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. ( 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 […]