Companies

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

OCC Considers in Granting Special Purpose National Bank Charters for Fintech Companies
December 6th, 2016

ะกhartering financial technology companies that offer bank products and services is connected with increased interest and inflow of investments in the sphere.

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Ordered to Hand Over 2 Years of User Records to IRS
December 1st, 2016

The IRS suspects that some individuals could have hidden taxable income for the specified period.

Ernst & Young Switzerland Becomes First Advisory Firm to Accept Bitcoins for Its Services
November 29th, 2016

EY Switzerland launches the first bitcoin ATM where customers will be able to exchange Swiss francs for bitcoins and vice versa.

Don’t Miss Deals As Bitcoin Black Friday 2016 Begins!
November 25th, 2016

Around 150 merchants are expected to take part in Bitcoin Black Friday 2016 offering a wide range of products from video games, diamond jewelry, cryptoart to new computers.

Online Wallet Provider iPayYou Enables Bitcoin Payment for Amazon
November 23rd, 2016

A new payment service called Amazon Direct allows Amazon users to pay for purchases in bitcoin.

Coinbase Promises to Fight the IRS in Court Over Data on All Active US Bitcoin Traders
November 21st, 2016

The Internal Revenue Services sent Coinbase a summons asking for information on all users basing on three isolated cases when people used bitcoin to evade taxes.

Bitcoin Micropayments Service ChangeTip is Shutting Down
November 20th, 2016

Bitcoin micropayments startup is closing its platform, a few months after its employees were acqui-hired by accommodations company Airbnb.

ViaBTC Now Offers Cloud Mining Contracts
November 18th, 2016

The offering of ViaBTC can strengthen the position of Bitcoin Unlimited against Bitcoin Core.

CME Group Launches Bitcoin Reference Rate and Bitcoin Real Time Index
November 15th, 2016

The initiative is expected to professionalize and legitimize bitcoin as a financial asset.

Cryptocurrency Exchange HitBTC Announces Support for Zcash
November 1st, 2016

One of the major cryptocurrency exchanges HitBTC has expanded the list of currencies traded on its platform by adding a new digital currency called Zcash.

Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 Officially Released with Segregated Witness
October 30th, 2016

Segregated Witness has been added to the bitcoin core code on October 27th, offering a range of advantages like malleability fix and an effective block size limit increase.

Money 20/20: BitPay Announces Copay Bitcoin Wallet Integration Based on Intel Technologies
October 24th, 2016

US-based bitcoin payment service provider has partnered with Intel to offer a new solution that will help BitPay to ensure the safety of its virtual wallets.

Japanese Users Can Soon be Able to Pay Utility Bills with Bitcoins
September 27th, 2016

ResuPress will offer two payment plans both for advanced bitcoin users and newcomers.