Zed, a new mobile app launched by ZipZap in 2015, is designed specifically for migrant workers who want to send money home to their families, the company’s website claims.
A new bitcoin platform, Slur, is planning to launch by April 2015 if it gets enough funding. The idea is to create an anonymous marketplace for all kinds of secret information.
The recent drop in bitcoin prices does not mean that the digital economy is in crisis. Even if the price of the digital currency dips down to $150, it won’t be the end of Bitcoin – or so says NASDAQ columnist Martin Tillier.
A statement on Bitstamp’s website informs the company’s customers of the loss of 19,000 BTC and temporary suspension of services. Still, there is nothing to worry about, says the company.
The slump in Bitcoin prices at the end of 2014 came at the same time as the Chinese stock market recovered. It might be not a simple coincidence.
Tim Draper posted on Twitter saying that now is the time to exchange rubles for Bitcoin. He did not comment or specify any reason for his suggestion. Other users met the idea with scepticism.
The price of bitcoin reached $276.27 at 4 a.m. GMT on January 4, as the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index shows. The price of bitcoin has been falling since around midnight GMT on January 3.
According to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index, the price of bitcoin has fallen to around $300 in the first exchange rate shift of 2015. The price of bitcoin fell by about $15 on January 3, reaching a low of $297.87.