The third U.S. Marshals auction of the 50,000 BTC confiscated from Silk Market finished on Thursday.
Bitcoin’s growing popularity in Ukraine is the result of the national currency crisis and government attempts to control the exchange of fiat currencies, as CoinFox reported earlier this week.
Consumers can pay in bitcoin for anything on the internet with a new beta service Bitcoin Anywhere announced by Abine, the operator of Blur Masked Card.
Tech Bureau Inc, a Japanese venture capital company, has relaunched the largest monacoin exchange in the country. The new service, Zaif, trades monacoin, bitcoin, and Japanese yen.
A global campaign celebrating women’s achievements in digital currency will be launched on March 8th under the name of Bitcoin Women’s Day.
A new bitcoin startup, winner of the San Francisco Launch Festival, aims to build a global network for remittances.
The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin documentary is playing on Lufthansa and SingaporeAir international flights, according to reports on Twitter.
The BitcoinExpo conference has finished in Vienna. Officials, academics, and businessmen came together to discuss pressing problems issues, says Coinfox CEO Yury Yemshanov.
People in Ukraine are turning to bitcoin in their search for a means to preserve their savings while the national currency is heavily affected by the inflation and the capital controls introduced by the authorities.
European Central Bank: Virtual currencies could become dangerous if they are not regulated on a global level
In its February 2015 report on “virtual currency schemes”, the ECB analyzes existing and potential benefits and threats of cryptocurrencies. It believes them to be insignificant at the moment but potentially dangerous in the future.
QuadrigaCX has announced the start of public trading with a Canadian Securities Exchange ticker symbol XBT from early April.
A Californian lawmaker has introduced a bill concerning virtual currency in order to improve the current law regulating money transmission.
After more than six months in beta period, LazyCoins begins to operate officially. It aims to avoid the mistakes made by other bitcoin exchanges and to become a leader in digital currency.
The non-profit organisation Youth Business USA has decided to support bitcoin businesses as part of their programme to help under-served young adults in the U.S. to set up their own businesses.
In the future, the Bitcoin Investment Trust plans a listing on a national stock exchange, the fund’s representative Terrence Dempsey told CoinFox, noting that the “timing for this yet to be determined”.
Bitcoin Investment Trust gains approval of American regulator to become the first publicly-traded bitcoin fund
The U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has approved the Bitcoin Investment Trust’s application to start official trading on the OTC Markets Group platform. This means that traders may soon be able to officially invest into bitcoins without buying digital currency themselves.