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  • Apr 28, 20151:31 PM

    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 ...

  • Apr 20, 20158:15 AM

    The conflict at the heart of modern money

    Recent currency innovations like Bitcoin and an economic recovery now dragging into its seventh year have led many people to question what money is–and more importantly, what it should be. Answering this question is fundamental to any attempt to transform society.

  • Apr 10, 201511:11 PM

    JP Morgan CEO: We Will Compete with Bitcoin Startups "Partnering Where It Makes Sense"

    JP Morgan Chase & Co., the largest bank in America and one of the world's major provider of financial services, recently issued its 2014 annual report, in which the firm's chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon suggests that new competitors ...

  • Mar 7, 201512:27 PM

    How to Buy Bitcoin from a Bitcoin ATM

    Knowing how to buy Bitcoin from a Bitcoin ATM is a good skill to have as the digital currency goes mainstream. Today about 82,000 merchants accept Bitcoin - more than double the number just one year ago. As more merchants accept Bitcoin, there's a growing need to buy Bitcoin "on the go.

  • Feb 17, 201511:54 AM

    Bitcoin Around the World: Ireland

    “Multi-currency economies are not unusual”. “The US dollar is accepted in many economies alongside the local legal tender. Also, there are a number of regional currencies in existence in parts of France and Switzerland which aim to encourage transactions in local goods and services.”

  • Feb 6, 20158:49 AM

    Bill Gates: 3 Criticisms of Bitcoin

    Bill Gates has been all over the news lately due to the release of the 2015 Gates Annual Letter. This year’s letter focused on the idea that the standard of living for people in the poorest countries around the world will improve over the next 15 years.

  • Jan 26, 20158:04 AM

    Coinbase Secures Approval to Launch Regulated US Bitcoin Exchange

    Bitcoin services provider Coinbase is set to launch a US exchange on Monday – one reportedly already approved by regulators in 24 jurisdictions, including California and New York. Coinbase has until now acted largely as a brokerage for bitcoin users ...

  • Jan 23, 20158:42 AM

    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 application of the technology. Gates, speaking with Backchannel before the release of the Bill and ...

  • Jan 22, 20158:22 AM

    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 – perhaps by virtue of its early status andpublic controversies – continues to be dogged by outspoken critics who seek to decry the project as dead.

  • Jan 17, 201510:44 AM

    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.