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 decentralized crowdfunding and makes use of the Bitcoin protocol. (newsbtc.com)

GAW Miners Under Investigation

According to leaked documents, the mining company is under investigation by the SEC. (arstechnica.com)

St. Louis Fed VP Sees Blockchain Value

David Andolfatto thinks that blockchain technology could help bolster the Federal Reserve’s current system of bookkeeping. (coindesk.com)

The Silk Road: From Sting To Trial

The trial against the alleged founder of the Silk Road has revealed strange twists regarding the website’s inception and demise. (forbes.com)