Companies

The latest news about companies somehow involved in the world of cryptocurrencies, including exchanges, startups, investors, payment processors and hardware manufacturers.

Bitcoin Startup Paxful Launches Bitcoin-Based Affiliate Contest, Gives Away 10 Bitcoins
January 11th, 2017

The contest that will last for a month is expected to promote bitcoin as a business opportunity.

Bitcoin Price Falls 10% as China’s Central Bank Starts Investigation of Exchanges
January 11th, 2017

China’s central bank unveiled plans to more closely inspect operations of digital currency exchanges in an effort to curb the yuan’s outflow.

‘Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Decision Is Expected by March 11, But Approval Likelihood Is Very Low,’ Say Analysts
January 11th, 2017

The analysts underlined that there is no particular reason for the SEC disapproval, it is just a mixture of fear, uncertainty and doubt that can make the approval process difficult.

Bitcoin is Declining as Chinese Government Decides to Crack Down on Bitcoin Exchanges
January 10th, 2017

Bitcoin price demonstrated a sharp drop on Friday after the central bank of China warned users of the threats associated with the investment in digital currency.

China Central Bank Pushes For Rational Investment in Bitcoin
January 6th, 2017

The People’s Bank of China emphasized that bitcoin is not a currency and can’t circulate in the market as a real currency.

Bitcoin Price Dropped About 22% Yesterday, Currently Trading at $1000 Level
January 6th, 2017

The current price slump is strongly connected with attempts of China to shore up the yuan.

Bitcoin Price Breaks All-Time High on Chinese Exchanges, Currently Trading at $1275 Level
January 5th, 2017

Bitcoin has gained 123% in 2016, making it the top performing currency for the second year in a row.

BitFury Group to Launch Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) in Davos This January
January 5th, 2017

Blockchain technology company Bitfury Group together with international law company Covington will launch a new blockchain advocacy group later this month.

Microsoft to Add Bitcoin Native Support to Excel on Desktop and Mobile This Year
January 4th, 2017

While bitcoin price continues to grow, IT giant is preparing to add native support for cruptocurrency format on its Microsoft Excel program in 2017.

IRS Fires Back In Coinbase Case as It Seeks Access to Bitcoin User Data
December 28th, 2016

The IRS responds to the motion of Coinbase’s user asking the court to allow the tax agency proceeding with its “John Doe” summons.

Overstock Makes History with Trading Its Shares Via the Blockchain Technology
December 16th, 2016

Online retailer started selling company shares via its trading platform, thus becoming the first publicly traded company to issue securities on the blockchain.

Coinbase’s User Asks Federal Court to Block IRS from Accessing Bitcoin Users’ Info
December 15th, 2016

According to Jeffrey Berns, more than a million Americans are subject to the summons granted to the IRS.

Circle Shuts Down Bitcoin Purchasing Services, Focuses on Blockchain-based Protocol Spark
December 7th, 2016

US-based bitcoin startup has announced it will stop bitcoin trading via the platform and will focus on using the distributed ledger technology for mobile payments.