Ripple has published its comments on the Federal Reserve Strategy report for improving the US payment system that was issued today. The company welcomes the Fed’s conclusion that the country’s payment infrastructure is due for an upgrade and believes it already has the solution.
Safello, a Swedish-based bitcoin exchange, is extending its services to Norway and Denmark to allow users there to buy and sell bitcoin with local bank transfers.
The first regulated bitcoin exchange in the United States opened today.
The exchange tries to reassure users fearful of rapid price changes by enabling the automatic conversion of bitcoins into other currencies.
London is hosting a two day-long bitcoin conference that brings together British and international start-ups, investors, and entrepreneurs.
A 27-old bitcoin enthusiast from Luxembourg decides to spend a year travelling.
The online payment processor speaks out about the recent hack.
Brothers Winklevoss have introduced Gemini, a New York-based bitcoin exchange aiming to promote the spread of virtual currencies in the US. The new platform is intended to be fully compliant to Benjamin Lawsky's BitLicense regulation and linked exclusively with American regulated banks.
On Friday afternoon, a seminar dedicated to virtual currencies will be held at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
26-year-old Brian Farrell might have been one of the people behind the notorious black market website.
Ingenico, a large French-based global payment processor, has announced that its app now integrates with Ingenico’s TELIUM TETRA payment terminals. The new partnership allows European retailers to accept payments in bitcoins and immediately convert them into euros.
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff sentenced Bitcoin enterpreneur Robert Faiella to four years in prison and forfeiture of $950,000. Faiella pleaded guilty in September in the case brought against him together with Charlie Shrem.