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    Bitcoin ATMs Remain Safe From New Metel Bank Malware

    Despite there being plenty of things going wrong in the financial sector, one of the biggest threats is not coming from the banks or other financial players themselves. Instead, a new breed of bank malware is making the rounds, spread by a Russian hacking group. Especially ATMs are the target of choice, and the implications could be very severe if no solution is found to counter this threat. Also read: Tendermint to Unveil UI, Demo

    · February 9, 2016 · 10:31 am
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    US Marshals to Auction 50,000 of Ulbricht’s Bitcoins

    “The Silk Road underground website was the global venue for drug trafficking and money laundering, producing millions in dirty profits. DEA and others followed the money throughout this investigation, leading to this seizure. The website was used by drug dealers to put illicit drugs into our communities and literally at our doorsteps nationwide,” said DEA Special Agent in Charge, Brian R. Crowell. The US Marshals announced that it will auction off another set of 50,000

    · February 26, 2015 · 8:00 am
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    Palarin Brings A Coinbase-Like Bitcoin Exchange To The Philippines

    “Global remittances to developing countries, including the Philippines, are estimated to be $516 billion by 2016. Remittances are typically sent from migrant workers sending money back home. Our vision is to allow these individuals to send money back home cheaper.” said Palarin Co-founder Brian Gamido. Palarin, a Filipino startup, launched its user-friendly bitcoin selling and buying service this week. The company hopes to differentiate itself from its large competition by making the service very easy

    · February 13, 2015 · 9:00 pm
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    BitSpark Brings Bitcoin Remittances to Indonesia

    Update — 1/24/2014: We have changed this article to fix a reporting mistake. Previously, we stated the Bitspark had partnered with bitcoin.co.id. The company has actually partnered with ArtaBit, an Indonesian Bitcoin payment processor.  Bitspark, a Hong Kong based bitcoin exchange, has expanded its Bitcoin remittance service to the Southeast Asian country of Indonesia. Now, Indonesian workers in Hong Kong will be able to remit funds back to their loved ones in Hong Kong for

    · January 24, 2015 · 3:00 pm
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    Lighthouse Finally Launches

    Lighthouse, a decentralized crowdfunding platform, was first announced almost a year ago by Bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn. The project kept a low profile, but the Bitcoin community has been anxiously waiting for the project ever since it was announced. Finally, the project launched on January 20, almost an entire month into 2015. The Bitcoin wallet needed to use Lighthouse can be downloaded for Mac, Windows and Linux operating systems. Lighthouse is the world’s first

    · January 22, 2015 · 9:00 pm
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    Netagio Contiunes To Improve Its Banking Relations

    Editor’s Note, 1-21-2015: This article has been modified to fix a reporting inaccuracy. Previously, we stated that Netagio temporarily shut down due to Capital International Group ceasing banking relations with all Bitcoin businesses in the UK. We corrected the article, which now states that Netagio secured a new banking relationship 10 days after a two week notice was issued by CIG. Lastly, we updated the article to say that Netagio audited themselves; previously, we stated

    · January 21, 2015 · 3:00 pm