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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 ...

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...

Oct 23, 2014

Why Bitcoin Needs an ISO-Certified Currency Code

When a new currency code becomes adopted by the independent and nonpolitical International Organization for Standardization (ISO), it immediately enters the database tables upon which Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, SWIFT, and other clearing networks rely.

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 ...

Oct 23, 2014

Sidechains White Paper Imagines New Future for Digital Currency Development

The sidechains concept has long been argued as a solution to what many see as a volatile and self-damaging sector of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Described by some as the “altcoin killer”, sidechains allow for the creation of multi-block chain ecosystems in which assets can be exchanged and...

Oct 23, 2014

Japan wants to be the most bitcoin friendly country

As originally reported by Kevin Cruz, Japan has taken the most unexpected of government stances on Bitcoin. If any nation should have a bone to pick with Bitcoin, it should be Japan, given the Mt. Gox bubble burst quite loudly on their watch within the Shibuya, Tokyo’s Cerulean Tower.

Oct 31, 2014

Ex-SEC Chief: Bitcoin Companies Need Compliance To Succeed

The former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Arthur Levitt discussed the evolving regulatory landscape for bitcoin companies and ...