If the rumours are true, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world is on the point of receiving a licence from Luxembourg authorities, which would allow it to operate across the whole EU.
British Financial Conduct Authority has granted Circle an electronic money licence allowing it to introduce, in partnership with Barclays, bitcoin-fueled transfers between dollars and British pounds.
The famous bitcoin wallet platform will be closed within a month. The management of the company invites customers to withdraw their funds from the platform and reveals plans to focus on hardware.
The founders of Domus Towers, a San Francisco-based financial startup, promise the leading American banks a safe blockchain with more than one million transactions per second.
Bitcoin exchange BitStamp has informed its followers on Twitter about a malicious Chrome extension that can steal their cryptocurrency. The app looks like a legit ad remover from the Chrome store.
BitPay has closed a deal with JM Bullion, one of the major online retailers of gold and silver. The digital currency bitcoin has been added to the payment options for purchases at the checkout.
The San Francisco-based blockchain transmittance provider has opened Brazil payment corridor for small and medium businesses. The news comes timely with the Summer Olympics 2016 near at hand.
Three Dutch bitcoin enthusiasts from Arnhem convinced 100 local companies to accept bitcoin payments. The Burger King branch here now offers one free burger for every whopper bought with the digital currency.