OneBit: Use Bitcoin Anywhere MasterCard PayPass is Accepted

Startup OneBit is developing a Bitcoin wallet app that lets users pay at any store with contactless mobile payments via the MasterCard PayPass payment network. OneBit securely converts bitcoin on the fly at market rate into any major local currency using BitPay, and pays the merchant via their NFC payment terminals. OneBit will permit users […]

Coinsetter Acquires Canadian Bitcoin Exchange CAVIRTEX to Expand Company’s Global Footprint

Wall Street-based Coinsetter will move CAVIRTEX headquarters office to Toronto and integrate its institutional-class exchange technology to offer Canadian bitcoin traders a best-in-class Canadian Dollar bitcoin exchange NEW YORK, NY (April 8, 2015) – Coinsetter, the global bitcoin exchange based in New York City, today announced the acquisition of Canadian Virtual Exchange, commonly known as […]

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 8/4/2015 (Intraday) – Pattern Maturing

Bitcoin price has slumped more than 3.5% bringing the bearish Head and Shoulders pattern to near completion. Bitcoin dropped from roughly $254 to $243 which is in close proximity to The post Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 8/4/2015 (Intraday) – Pattern Maturing appeared first on NEWSBTC.

Police chief: “Paying the Bitcoin ransom was the last resort” – Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaPolice chief: “Paying the Bitcoin ransom was the last resort”Ars TechnicaA small town police department just outside of Boston finally agreed to pay a $500 ransom to regain access to a police server that it had been locked out of after being infected with CryptoLocker ransomware. As the name suggests, once the malware …When […]

APR 8 DIGEST: Bitcoin Regulation ‘Not Worth the Cost,’ US Presidential Candidate Accepts BTC

Australia’s Central Bank says digital currency regulation is “not worth the cost” at this stage, presidential candidate Rand Paul accepts donations in bitcoin, Shapeshift adds Counterparty’s XCP, and

Igot Takes on Coinbase With Bitcoin Merchant Payment Launch – CoinDesk

CoinDeskIgot Takes on Coinbase With Bitcoin Merchant Payment LaunchCoinDeskAustralian exchange Igot is aiming to rival bitcoin payment giants Coinbase and BitPay with the launch of its own international merchant solution. Igot’s platform will enable e-commerce and brick-and-mortar merchants to integrate bitcoin payments in …

Rand Paul Becomes First Major US Presidential Candidate to Accept Bitcoin Donations

Libertarian darling Rand Paul (R-KY) has become the first Presidential candidate to accept bitcoin donations, partially in an attempt to appeal to the tech community.

Wall Street Investment Firms Can’t Resist Bitcoin – CryptoCoinsNews

CryptoCoinsNewsWall Street Investment Firms Can’t Resist BitcoinCryptoCoinsNewsWall Street trading firms are a cautious lot, but they can’t keep their eyes off of bitcoin. Big trading and investment houses don’t want to miss out on possible profit opportunities as bitcoin continues to grow. More of the big proprietary trading …