Bitcoin prices fell after PBOC issued warnings to banks and other payment institutions to restrict interactions with bitcoin exchanges.
Lookout, a mobile security app, has recently discovered five wallpaper apps that carried bitcoin mining malware program BadLepricon.
Bitcoin wallet provider Xapo has announced the launch of a bitcoin debit card – a new product it is lauding as the first to allow virtual currency users similar spending freedoms to traditional debit cards.
Virtual bitcoin incubator Seedcoin has announced its 2nd funding round for bitcoin startups.
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.