Syscoin has confirmed that Ryan Kennedy, Ex-CEO of Moolah, and his accomplice Chelsea Hopkins, were arrested by the UK authorities on charges of theft of more than 3,700 BTC from Mintpal. Syscoin, which lost around 750 BTC, is leading its own blockchain investigation.
In a little more than a year, the number of bitcoin wallets hosted by the most popular wallet service provider has tripled.
A police department in Midlothian, in the suburbs of Chicago, had to pay $606 in bitcoins to criminals to get back access to data on their computer, Chicago Tribune reports.
FIDOR Bank AG, an Internet-based bank licensed in Germany, and the bitcoin marketplace Bitcoin.de have announced a new “Express Trade“ system that allows customers of either platform to exchange and trade bitcoin for euros.
Assembly.com, an online collaboration platform, has started to use the so-called “Colored Coins” blockchain technology. This allow engineers, copywriters, or designers to record their contributions to collective projects and later claim their share of profits.
The creators of the first bitcoin ATM release new software enabling any ATM or kiosk to accept, provide, or transfer bitcoins.
The Guardian asks what decisions can be made to help Greece resolve its current crisis.
The trade in derivatives was born soon after the advent of commodity exchanges. The main motivation behind their development was optimizing the risks related to possible changes in commodity prices.
The Bitcoin Foundation Board of Directors elections have ended with none of the candidates reaching the 50% threshold.
Coinarch, a derivative-focused bitcoin trading platform, has launched a Chinese version of their website, expanding their services to the local community.
Telebit, a new bitcoin wallet, is trying to catch the attention of Telegram messenger users. Every new user get 0.001 bitcoin for free. The wallet’s potential target audience is 50 mln people.
After almost a year of beta Testing, the payment processor Stripe has officially announced its integration of bitcoins. All customers can now choose to accept bitcoins.
Dell has expanded its bitcoin payment coverage (via Coinbase) to the United Kingdom and Canada, becoming the largest international merchant that accepts bitcoin.
Ledger, a French start developing bitcoin wallet hardware, has closed a seed round for €1.3 million from a group of French investors led by XAnge Capital. They plan to use the funding to develop security solutions for private keys.
“Bitcoin for Miles”, part of the Delaware-based Bitcoins Inc., is now offering to buy bonus miles for bitcoins. You can get up to 0.017 bitcoins for each mile. This is a rare case: usually bitcoin companies do not buy bonus and gift points and sell them instead.
A major bitcoin storage platform is offering its customers the option to convert their bitcoin accounts into six fiat currencies and four precious metals. Swiss franc and three metals have been added recently.