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

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.

itBit Launches Its Blockchain-Based Service ‘Bankchain’ Under New Brand Named Paxos
September 14th, 2016

Bankchain offers to reduce risk exposure and increase operational efficiency by delivering instantaneous transaction settlement.

Bitmain Launches BTC.Com, a New Open-source Bitcoin Mining Pool with Zero Mining Fee!
September 14th, 2016

Starting from 31 December 2016, will offer the lowest fee in the industry.

US Futures Commission Merchant Straits Financial to Accept Bitcoin via BitPay
September 12th, 2016

Straits Financial will be able to accept bitcoin via the partnership with digital bank WB21 Ltd.

Apple Adds Circle Pay’s Bitcoin Wallet in Updated iMessage App
September 9th, 2016

Apple includes multiple apps, music and GIF sharing abilities in the iOS 10 update.

Bitcoin Pioneer Jered Kenna and TradeZero Launch First ‘Dark Pool’ Exchange for Bitcoin
August 12th, 2016

The opening of dark pools will allow institutional investors executing large trades outside the exchange.

Bitfinex Resumes Trading After Hack, Offers $3.6 Million Bounty
August 10th, 2016

The Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange has informed it will restore trading and withdrawing services a week after it faced a cyber attack that resulted in a loss of $75 million in bitcoins.

Bitwala Releases Web App Messenger, Allows Sending Bitcoins in Chat
August 10th, 2016

Users can interact and send money to each other in the new Bitwala messenger.

All Bitfinex Users to Lose 36% in ‘Shared Loss’ After Exchange’s Hack
August 7th, 2016

The Hong Kong-based digital currency exchange, which was hacked by anonymous criminals last week, said its clients will lose 36% of their bitcoin deposits.

Coinbase Enables ETC Credits Soon
August 4th, 2016

The leading bitcoin exchange is not planning to support ETC trading so far.

Bitfinex Team Investigates Security Breach, Releases Initial Relaunch Plan
August 4th, 2016

Bitfinex announced that all trading, deposits, and withdrawals will be temporarily disabled.

Blockchain-Powered Browser Brave Raises $4.5M in Seed Financing and Readies for 1.0 Launch
August 3rd, 2016

The San Francisco-based browser startup has attracted $4.5 million investment from Propel Venture Partners, Pantera Capital and other prominent investors.

Bitcoin Price Drops 20% After Hackers Steal $75M Worth of Bitcoin From Bitfinex Exchange
August 3rd, 2016

Bitfinex has confirmed that the hacker attack resulted in the loss of approximately 120,000 of bitcoins.