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Apr 28, 2015

Liberty Reserve: Serving The Unbanked Or The “Underworld”?

Merchant acquiring can be a competitive and complicated business. New players especially need an angle, an innovation, something to differentiate what and how they serve their merchants. Arthur Budovsky was no different. His focus was on eliminating friction from trading partners who wanted to ...

Jan 17, 2015

Bitstamp Back Online, But Did Bitcoin Traders Return?

Following the 5th January announcement that it was suffering a “hot wallet issue” later determined to be the work of malicious actors, Bitstamp spent much of the last week offline, temporarily closing what had been among the top three exchanges for BTC/USD trading.

Jan 12, 2015

Bitcoin Makes Notable Appearance at CES Despite Recent Scandal

Bitcoin made its presence known at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week in the face of heightened speculation...

Dec 28, 2014

The 7 Biggest Crypto Scandals of 2014

Even though 2015 is right around the corner, some might say that bitcoin was still in its 'Wild West' days throughout the course of this year. While it's easy to appreciate all of bitcoin's best qualities – it's cheap, fast and reliable, to name a few – it's harder to ignore that bitcoin has...

Nov 8, 2014

Robocoin Policy Change Ignites Fears Over Centralisation

A vocal minority of operators are taking a stand against major bitcoin ATM manufacturer Robocoin over its decision to ...

Dec 31, 2014

6 Weird and Wonderful Bitcoin Events of 2014

6 Weird and Wonderful Bitcoin Events of 2014. While companies like Circle ventured to make bitcoin a serious contender in mainstream finance, there were many events that highlighted the not-so-serious side of the currency. Here are six of the best.

Nov 17, 2014

Western Union CIO: Bitcoin No Solution for Today's Market

For Western Union chief information officer John “David” Thompson, bitcoin represents an innovative technology that, if successful, could significantly impact the way people transact and exchange information...

Dec 29, 2014

Coinbase Is Tracking How Users Spend Their Bitcoins

Coinbase has recently been demonstrating why consumer regulation is such a problem. The company seems to be tracking what their customers are buying with Bitcoin and closing any accounts involved in transactions that the company objects to.

Jan 23, 2015

Bill Gates: Bitcoin Alone Won't Solve Global Payments Challenges

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said digital currencies could have an impact on global remittances, but suggested that bitcoin isn't the best ...

Jan 22, 2015

Mastercoin Seeks Second Start With Omni Reboot

Mastercoin's leadership team admits it has been fighting an uphill battle. The project, one of the first in the crypto 2.0 space ...