Santander experimenting with Bitcoin

According to Santander R&D chief Julio Faura, the bank’s early investigation of the technology focused primarily on bitcoin and how the digital currency – it being a network of pseudonymous actors who don’t need to trust one another to transact – would impact its business. But it was after the Sibos banking conference in Boston, […]

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Coinify and Bitcoin Vietnam launch country’s first blockchain payment processing platform

Bitcoin Vietnam Co. Ltd. Vietnam’s first bitcoin exchange and Coinify ApS the market leader in blockchain currency merchant processing officially announce a new strategic partnership that will bring advanced blockchain merchant processing tools to the Vietnamese market. Both parties expect that the close cooperation between Bitcoin Vietnam Co. Ltd., boosted with a firm understanding and foothold […]

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Bitcoin on DLD

Don Tapscott, a leading theorist of the digital age, explains why the blockchain technology will fundamentally transform the institutions our societies are built upon. Because the blockchain technology powers the digital currency Bitcoin, it will not only affect how business is being made, but also our legal systems. Ultimately, the effect of the blockchain technology […]

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Bitcoin firm buys industry publication CoinDesk

Digital Currency Group, a holding firm focused on investing and developing businesses that deal in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has acquired the industry publication CoinDesk, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The editorial and business teams at CoinDesk will merge with DCG’s new events platform, doubling its size and forming a new New […]

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Mike Tyson is the new face of Bitcoin

The face of bitcoin has a new face. And that face has a very famous face tattoo. On Monday in Las Vegas, Bitcoin Direct named Mike Tyson as the spokesperson of a new product called the “Mike Tyson Digital Wallet.” It’s being billed as the first mainstream service allowing consumers to buy and sell bitcoin, […]

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London startup develops NFC-enabled Bitcoin mobile app

Plutus, a London-based startup, has announced the development of a new NFC-enabled mobile app that will enable users to send bitcoin payments to more than 32 million merchants worldwide, according to a press release. The company said the app will use the blockchain to enable users to convert bitcoin to fiat currency and then load […]

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Goldman Sachs ridiculed by the Bitcoin community

You asked for it, GS. What if we told you…the Blockchain (#Bitcoin's underlying tech) could disrupt everything? https://t.co/JymIwj2EDQ pic.twitter.com/Dsz2YwDgDx — Goldman Sachs (@GoldmanSachs) December 16, 2015 @GoldmanSachs I'd say you have no clue about bitcoin or the blockchain. — AndreasMAntonopoulos (@aantonop) December 16, 2015

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