Global Bitcoin Summit 2014 in China Announced

An event put together by Bitfund.pe and UBM China, a bitcoin conference is taking place in Beijing, China beginning on May 10th. Dubbed Global Bitcoin Summit 2014, the event claims to the be the first global bitcoin conference in the People’s Republic of China, and will run very short, ending the next day on May 11th. […]

Fellow-students of Facebook founder launch Bitcoin index – RT

RTFellow-students of Facebook founder launch Bitcoin indexRTThe Winklevoss twins, best known for their legal clash with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg , have launched Winkdex – an index for bitcoin that’ll provide regular updates on the currency price across world exchanges. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the …Winklevoss twins launch the bitcoin ‘Winkdex’CNNMoneyWinklevoss Brothers Offer an Index to […]

Monetary Authority Will Closely Monitor Virtual Currency Use in Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Friday that the Monetary Authority of Singapore will be closely monitoring the use of digital currency in the country (which includes bitcoin, of course), and may even introduce regulation down the line if they feel it is appropriate. The news comes in a response to […]

Cryptocurrency News Round-Up: World’s First Dogecoin ATM Arrives as Bitcoin … – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKCryptocurrency News Round-Up: World’s First Dogecoin ATM Arrives as Bitcoin …International Business Times UKThe cryptocurrency markets are experiencing a third day of relative calm, while protests outside troubled bitcoin exchange Mt Gox struggle to gain momentum. As users still wait anxiously for Mt Gox to resume its bitcoin withdrawal service, the …

Jack Lew on minimum wage, immigration and Bitcoin – CNN

CNNJack Lew on minimum wage, immigration and BitcoinCNNJack Lew on minimum wage, immigration and Bitcoin. By Gregory Wallace @gregorywallace February 20, 2014: 11:25 AM ET. Lew: Wage hike is right thing to do. NEW YORK (CNNMoney). Jack Lew sees good si…

Speculators look to cash in on Bitcoin crisis – CNNMoney

CNNMoneySpeculators look to cash in on Bitcoin crisisCNNMoneyOne of the world’s most prominent Bitcoin exchanges is in turmoil. But for some savvy investors, the crisis offers a big-time buying opportunity. The Bitcoin world has been buzzing over the past few days as Tokyo-based exchange Mt.Gox. has frozen …Mt. Gox at Death’s Door? Bitcoin price slips below […]

Canada’s VirtEx Adds Litecoin Trading

No longer is bitcoin the only currency available for trading on Canada’s VirtEx (Virtual Exchange). The company announced on Wednesday that they’ve launched support for litecoin trading effective immediately. Customers using VirtEx are able to exchange litecoins to and from the Canadian dollar, and also to and from bitcoin. “We are very excited to be […]

Seeing Through the Smoke: A Look At the Good News for Bitcoin

There can be no doubt that the Bitcoin ecosystem has been hit hard this past month. Canadian financial regulators, long held as the paragons of a light and wait-and-see approach to the Bitcoin economy, began to move towards a more active stance, and a particularly ominous passpge from the FINTRAC report even suggests that the […]