The Virtual Currencies Round Table, scheduled for February 17th-18th in London, will bring together representatives of Commonwealth governments and various international experts.
Duke University professor and Man Group adviser discusses his course on bitcoin startups at Duke University
Professor Campbell Harvey at Duke University’s Fuqua Business School is teaching a course on how to build up a bitcoin startup. Apart from teaching, he is an investment adviser for Man Group, the world’s second largest hedge fund that has $73.2 billion under management.
The UK-based bitcoin exchange platform Netagio has announced plans to restructure its current business. The company will stop providing exchange and trading services and will launch a cash storage ‘facility’ in March 2015.
mHITs, Australian mobile payment operator has launched BitMoby, a new service that allows to top up pay-as-you-go mobile accounts using bitcoin.
The law firm of Anderson, Desimone & Green in southwestern Virginia has begun to accept bitcoins. The firm is 30 minutes away from the campus of Virginia Tech, the alma-mater of many bitcoin entrepreneurs.
Virtual currency ATMs and trading platforms in the largest Canadian province will need to receive licenses to continue their business. However, local authorities are claiming they have no plans to regulate cryptocurrencies.
The company is offering a bounty of 720 BTC for getting it back.
Bitcoin has reached the point of $239 at 16.00 GMT on Friday, 13th February, according to the Coindesk BPI. The price has grown by 7% since trading opened today.
Australian regulator prohibits Bitcoin company from spreading information about IPO through Chinese Chat
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has prohibited Bitcoin Group Limited from publishing any statements about a potential IPO on the Australian Security Exchange (ASX) after the company used WeChat to spread the news.
Happy couples can use bitcoin to book flights, hotels, spa weekends, buy jewellery, flowers, or virtual gifts. And if there is no one special in your life just yet, bitcoin can help, too.
Former US Secretary of Treasury Lawrence Summers has praised bitcoin technology in a speech given at the American Museum of Finance on Wall Street in New York. He spelled name of the founder of Bitcoin as “Nakatomi”, but few people noticed, focusing instead on the message of the speech, which attracted the attention of the New York Times Dealbook.
The bitcoin event scheduled for March 14th on the island of Dominica has been cancelled due to the lack of “logistical support”, organizers explained.
MyCoin customers allegedly lost about $8 million and not over $300 million as previously reported by the media. The amended estimate was issued after 43 MyCoin customers had filed reports to the local police on February 11th.
A member of the New York City Council is introducing a bill that would allow city residents to pay fees and fines in bitcoins.