The major bitcoin exchange has finally received a license from the government of Luxembourg, thus becoming the first regulated digital currency trading platform in Europe.
The bitcoin exchange is planning to get an electronic money license to offer its regulated bitcoin trading services for users across Europe.
BitStamp offers to exchange gold only for US dollars now but it is going to add a bitcoin-for-gold option soon.
Leading bitcoin exchanges refuse to comply with BitLicense regulations and make their services unavailable for New York residents.
New details about hacker attack on Bitstamp became public due to leakage of inner investigation report.
On Wednesday, European Bitcoin exchange BitStamp launched a pre-paid debit card program to enable its clients to get USD, EUR or GBP denominated prepaid debit virtual or plastic cards.
Amid the roiling sea of gadgetry at the CES 2015, Bitcoin’s 2,000-square-foot island has attracted a lot of interest from companies and consumers alike, not to mention governments and investors.
Bitstamp, one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges, said it would resume trading later on Friday, January 09th, 2015.
Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp confirmed Monday, January 06, 2015, about $5 million in bitcoins was stolen from its hot wallets. The exchange was taken offline after the theft of 18,866 bitcoins was discovered.
Bitstamp account holder details may have been compromised after the company advised customers not to send Bitcoin to their hot wallets Sunday, January 4th, 2015.
The world of Bitcoin is coming to the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, sponsored by a partnership between BitPay, Circle, Kraken, Bitmain, Blockchain, Bitstamp, Private Internet Access, Robocoin, and yBitcoin.
Jean-Baptiste Graftieaux, PayPal CCO, left his position at the global payments company to move to Bitstamp.