The research division of Intel Corporation, Intel Labs, is looking for a graduate of a Computer Science department to study “public ledgers”. The aim is to create “cutting-edge cryptographic algorithms”.
We need to block all these bitcoins: Ukrainian Security Service hope to stop digital aid to Donetsk separatists
Security specialists from Kiev claim that former aides of Viktor Yanukovich finance the separatist movements of Donetsk with “some bitcoins”. Officials hope to block them but have not revealed how they plan to do so.
Adding the Mexican peso and Indian Rupee to its list of currencies, a major bitcoin storage platform now offers its customers the option to convert their bitcoins into eight fiat currencies and four precious metals.
Newnote Financial Corp., a Vancouver-based cryptocurrency and bitcoin company, has announced the acquisition of the bitcoin exchange Cointrader.net, the point-of-sales provider CoinZero, and an ATM network. They now plan to expand their influence on the Canadian market.
Ripple Lab CEO ignored bitcoin and praised public ledgers in the California Assembly Banking Committee
The Banking Commitee of the California Assembly invited the CEO of CoinCenter Jerry Brito and CEO of Ripple Labs Chris Larsen to discuss bitcoin. Larsen said that there is no need for another currency but there is a need for a custodian to control the development of the public ledger.
Former employees of Justice Department and State Department became Advisors respectively for BitFury and Ripple Labs.
The price started downfall on Wednesday, March 18th at about 07.30 GMT and reached the minimum point of $254.39 at 23.59 GMT, according to the Coindesk bitcoin price index.
The United Kingdom Treasury has published an official response to the call for information on digital currencies. According to the document, bitcoin exchanges in London may soon face new regulations.
The volume of bitcoin transactions continues to grow steadily. According to Juniper Research, in March 2015 the number of transactions grew by 50 per cent on a year-by-year basis.
Evolution, the major bitcoin marketplace for drugs, weapons and stolen credit cards, went offline. Customers, shocked to lose their money, say that Ross Ulbricht would have never done such a thievery.
An Australian citizen has confessed to money laundering and drug trafficking in the federal court in Manhattan.
Coinapult have stopped their services to investigate a hacker attack that resulted in the theft of 150 bitcoins from the company’s hot wallet.
Mircea Mihaescu, managing partner of SBT Ventures, will have negotiations with three cryptocurrency companies in the nearest future. According to the experienced top-manager, those who say reject bitcoin now will have a difficult time in the future.
The Japanese online supermarket Rakuten has begun to accept bitcoins for purchases in the US. In 2014, the logistics branch of the company started to use digital currency.
Coyno is launching a new bitcoin bookkeeping application with a graphical user interface that allows keeping together data from every wallet a user has.
In 2013, the Australian Special Forces confiscated 24,500 bitcoin from the local drug lord Richard Pollard. The man is serving his sentence in prison, while the confiscated assets unit is waiting for the right time to sell off his bitcoins.