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The New York Times technology and finance reporter Nathaniel Popper’s new book “Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money” has been praised as one of the best Bitcoin books to date. Popper tells the story of Bitcoin from its geeky, libertarian early days to the beginnings of the current phase marked by significant venture capital investments and growing adoption by the financial community. Popper’s book contributes to the ongoing Bitcoin versus blockchain debate. Once a bitcoin-like crypto-currency is adopted by banks and governments, will it still be recognizable as bitcoin, or rather become a sanitized blockchain controlled by central banks, with all the troublesome features of bitcoin removed? “A company like Goldman […]
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 12:19 pm
Amsterdam-based Bitcoin payment gateway Coinzone, which now positions itself as a full-stack Bitcoin solution with a focus on Europe, announced that it will launch its wallet – the core of its upcoming platform – in early summer. “Our goal is to assist Europe with all that Bitcoin has to offer the world of commerce,” says the Coinzone website. According to the company, the Coinzone Wallet will make Bitcoin simple for a growing community of European consumers. The fully-featured personal wallet will support country-specific local currencies for bank deposits and withdrawals, transfers and instant payments. “Growing European demand for Bitcoin means more and more consumers want a simple and secure way to transact,” says co-founder and CEO Manuel Heilmann. “We’ve developed […]
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 12:12 pm
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Bitfury’s Allied Control, a company that uses two-phase immersion thermal management for high-performance computing and data centers, received the Green Innovations Award for its potential in saving electricity and “billions of gallons of water” in the future. Allied Control was recognized by the head of the Hong Kong government for its energy-efficient two-phase immersion cooling system, which submerges electronic components in dielectric heat transfer liquids (better heat conductors than air, water or oil). The liquids vaporized from the chips are condensed and reused. According to a report, the U.S National Security Agency’s major data center in Utah “consumes up to 6.6 million gallons of water a month.” Apart from the water used to cool the data center, it also embeds […]
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:44 am
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Bitcoin Press Release: DNotes is pleased to announce the launch of the world’s first Digital Currency Employee Incentive Benefits Plan – the latest in a family of unprecedented digital currency financial instruments from the DNotes team. Chicago, Illinois. [May 25, 2015] – DNotes announces the release of their Employee Incentive Benefits Plan, the latest addition to their family of CRISPs (Cryptocurrency Investment Savings Plans) that already provides an investment vehicle for Children, Students, and Retirement funds. The Employee Incentive Benefits Plan combines knowledge of the employer/employee relationship with macro-economic foresight to maximize its users’ long-term potential benefit. Employee benefits play an important role in the lives of employees as well as their families. Benefits offered by an employer can be […]
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:11 am
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:07 am
Global online payment processor Payza has said its bitcoin transactions have been rising steadily by about 20% per month.
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A review of Nathaniel Popper's new book 'Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money'.
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 8:23 am
The Wall Street Journal reports that Benjamin Lawsky, the superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) who is expected to issue this month a new regulation for digital currency businesses called BitLicense, which has been widely criticized for being unnecessarily strict, will leave the NYDFS in June. Lawsky said that he will form a consulting business that will include virtual currency advisory services. “[Lawsky] plans to advise companies on financial matters such as cybersecurity and digital currencies like bitcoin, a new sphere of regulation he helped spearhead in New York,” reports the New York Post. In a recent Medium post titled “How to Prevent New York from Becoming the Bitcoin Backwater of the U.S.,” MIT Digital Currency […]
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Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:25 am
On June 3, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia, will host “Digital Finance 2015,” Canada’s first fintech and banking innovation conference, at the Vancouver Club on West Hastings in the city’s trendy West End. Digital Finance 2015 will feature two keynote speakers: Peter Vander Auwera, co-founder of Innotribe innovation will talk about “Innovation in banking: from tactics to strategy.” Sam Maule, emerging payments expert with Carlisle & Gallagher, and one of the “top innovation influencers” will talk about “FinTech’s Disruptive Force in Banking.“ Other speakers include representatives from Canada’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), Citi (New York), and Overstock (New York). White Paper on Women in Fintech will be released Organizer Christine Duhaime of the […]
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Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:07 am
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What might the new UK government's plans for bitcoin regulation look like and is it capable of creating a bitcoin hub?
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 5:00 am
This week, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg all gave bitcoin the spotlight with lengthy reports and coverage.
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 5:06 pm
CoinDesk has rounded up today's Bitcoin Pizza Day's celebrations from across the world.
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 11:09 am
The first fund to offer bitcoin investment as part of a bespoke portfolio has launched on global derivatives trading platform IG.
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 10:40 am
Popular digital currency forum BitcoinTalk has been taken offline following a social engineering attack that resulted in a server compromise.
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 12:21 am
Coinapult will be tackling the US market following a services integration with Crypto Capital, a licensed money transmitter.
Posted on 21 May 2015 | 11:02 am
Following an investment in Ripple Labs, Seagate's senior vice president Dave Morton discusses why his firm is excited about blockchain technology.
Posted on 21 May 2015 | 3:38 am
UK-based digital assets service provider Elliptic has partnered with Gem to offer a custodian service for the private keys of multisig wallets.
Posted on 21 May 2015 | 1:00 am
Police in Thailand have raided 13 rooms at a Bangkok apartment complex in connection with alleged digital currency ponzi scheme Ufun.
Posted on 20 May 2015 | 2:51 pm
A new report suggests Benjamin M Lawsky will seek to advise clients on matters relating to digital currency when he leaves office in late June.
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