Tokyo Court ordered liquidation of bitcoin exchange Mt Gox after the firm collapsed in February.
Many merchants and investors are taking notice of Litecoin, which is pitched by its developers as cheaper to generate, more plentiful and easier to use for small transactions than Bitcoin.
Newly launched eGifter points program provides 3% rewards on purchases made with bitcoin, litcoin and dogecoin.
Bitcoin lovers hope a new initiative from Dunvegan Space Systems and Deep Space Industries Inc. will make the digital currency more secure and easier to access after the two companies announced they will take the peer-to-peer financial system into space.
“The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” documentary premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this Wednesday, gathering Bitcoin investors and entrepreneurs.
Dorian Nakamoto, who has said he suffered enormously when Newsweek claimed he is mysterious Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto, just got a 48 BTC (around $23,000) consolation prize, thanks to a fundraiser held on Reddit’s Bitcoin channel.
With the rise of wearable devices like Google Glass and Samsung Gear and the Bitcoin trend, it’s not a surprise that eventually both of their paths would cross and the result is a bracelet-like device that is being made by a startup called MEVU.
London-based start-up Coinfloor is launching a new market for Bitcoin aimed at institutional investors, amid growing interest in the virtual currency from hedge funds and investment banks.
California-based seed accelerator 500 Startups has reported it is funding five startups giving each of them $100,000.
Former presidential candidate and congressman Ron Paul recently took to Q&A site Quora to express his views on digital currencies.
Adam Draper is the CEO and Founder of Boost, an accelerator in the bay area which believes that with the proper business and product guidance, any entrepreneur can transform a great idea into an amazing company.
The Bitcoin Foundation today announced on their blog that the first annual Blockchain Awards will be hosted at the Bitcoin 2014 Conference that takes place in Amsterdam from May 15th – May 17th.
Anyone in China with a smartphone can now act as a bitcoin ATM with BTC China’s new mobile app that lets users buy and sell bitcoins in different major world currencies.