• Coinbase Invites Traders to the Moon with New, Regulated Exchange Coinbase has reinvigorated the Bitcoin market with news that today, Monday the 26th of January, they are launching a new, regulated exchange called Lunar. At the beginning of last month, Coinbase expanded its regular wallet services to include US dollar wallets for people in 16 US states. Since then, they’ve gotten approval in another eight. The wallet service is funded and withdrawn from regular US

    Coinbase Invites Traders to the Moon

    | 2015/01/26 1:04 pm
  • The North American Bitcoin Conference got off to a good start on January 17th, despite the tumbling value of Bitcoin in the last couple weeks. The presentations and panels were loaded with heavy weights in the industry, including Jeff Garzik of Bitpay, Henry Yeh of Binary Financial, Dan Morehead of Pantera Capital, as well Sam Dastyari an, Australian Senator, and many others. Several new innovations were on display as well, with Ledger Wallet showing off

    North American Bitcoin Conference Kicks Off, Brings Networking and New Idea Rollouts

    | 2015/01/19 7:04 am
  • At the beginning of 2014, Wedbush Securities, a financial services and investment firm, decided to accept Bitcoin. A month later, the company released a research paper saying that speculation and trading on Bitcoin’s volatility, attributes regarded by most as holding back the currency, were actually its first killer app. The paper also noted that the currency would either be worth zero dollars or a million dollars. Since then, the institution has only increased their involvement

    WedBush Securities Is Looking For A Bitcoin Director

    | 2015/01/14 8:00 am
  • The original Silk Road was taken down over a year ago and the trial its supposed founder will start Tuesday. The man the FBI arrested for running the first online marketplace was a computer geek and libertarian, named Ross Ulbricht. Ulbricht is facing multiple charges, including drug trafficking and money laundering to hacking and criminal enterprise. In the two years, the site was operational; it was reported it earned over 80 million dollars in bitcoins,

    Ross Ulbricht Trial to Start Tuesday

    | 2015/01/13 9:00 pm
  • This is the third article in our series summarizing the Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg, Russia, which took place in early December of 2014. The information in our summary series comes from a report received from a conference attendee. In the first article, we gave a general overview of the conference and summarized the speech given by Alex Fork. In the second article, we summarized the second speech of Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg, which was given

    Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg Part 3

    | 2015/01/05 3:00 pm
  • The Bitcoin Alliance of Canada has announced the resignation of Executive Director Anthony Di Iorio. Di Iorio served as Executive Director of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada since it was formed in 2012, during which he helped spread awareness of Bitcoin across Canada. Di Iorio has stepped down from his position as Executive Director and as a member of the Board. In his time as Executive Director, Di Iorio was responsible for successfully organizing Canada’s first Bitcoin conference, and

    Bitcoin Alliance of Canada Appoints Interim Executive Director

    | 2015/01/04 8:00 am
  • This article is the second part of our coverage of Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg, Russia. In the last article, we gave a general overview of the conference as well as a summary of the lecture given by Alex Fork, the first speaker of the conference. In this article, we will summarize the speech of Michael Chobanian, the founder of the Kuna Bitcoin Agency. Michael Chobanian: The Efficacy of Bitcoin Organizations Michael Chobanian is the founder

    Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg 2014 Part 2

    | 2015/01/03 8:00 am
  • Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) is a 100-year-old trade organization for state regulators that primarily concerns itself with representing state regulators interests and dealing with issues facing the industry to federal and state authorities. One of their primary invitations is advocating consistent regulations among the financial industry from state to state. The organization announced a new focus on emerging financial technologies in February of 2014. They formed a task force for emerging payment systems

    Bitcoin Regulation Is Still Far Away For America

    | 2014/12/31 9:00 pm