Utrecht-based store Fonq.nl, a part of the second largest e-commerce company in the Netherlands, has started accepting bitcoin for payment. The news came just in time for the beginning of Christmas shopping period.
Australian bitcoin miner faces difficulties again in its attempt to become the world’s first listed Bitcoin mining company, as the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) rejected the company’s application for IPO.
Bitcoin exchange Coinizy claims that it is able to use PayPal to cash out bitcoins. So far PayPal has been trying to avoid digital currencies.
Circle, Bitreserve, and BitPay – three of the most well-funded start-ups – are now trying to distance themselves from bitcoin as a digital currency.
BTCC announced a new service BlockPriority that offers priority of bitcoin transaction confirmations to BTCC users.
The first US bitcoin Debit Card has arrived. Shift Payments issued Shift Card, which allows to pay in bitcoin via Coinbase at any place where Visa plastic cards are accepted, both online and offline.
100 banks are seeking to update their system with the blockchain technology via the bitcoin wallet Blockchain, Blockchain's CEO Peter Smith told CNBC.
Orange Silicon Valley, a California-based subsidiary of the European company Orange Telecom, has selected the bitcoin start-up Bitwage among other six start-ups for its 12-week accelerator programme. This is the fifth season of the Orange Fab US accelerator ongoing since March, 2013.