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BitPay’s Bitcoin Checkout App Can be Named ‘Retail App Of the Year’
March 23rd, 2015

This year’s awards are special for the digital currency community as Bitpay and their recently Bitcoin Checkout app is nominated for the ‘Best Retail App of the Year’ by Contactless & Mobile Awards.

Crowdfunding Company FundedByMe Now Lets Investors Buy Stakes with Bitcoin
March 21st, 2015

FundedByMe has recently launched a Bitcoin pilot program with the aim of checking investors’ interest of paying via the digital currency and generating funds for the Bitcoin trading platform Safello.

Transact 15 Conference: BitPay to Join Payment Giants Like Visa, PayPal and Chase
March 20th, 2015

BitPay will take part in the Transact conference which is to be held from March 31st to April 2nd at the Monscone Center in San Francisco.

‘Look Into the Future’: Is the World Ready for Bitcoin to Become Conventional?
March 20th, 2015

Being the most dicussed and mysterious cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is changing either the way lots of customers use their funds or the economy in general. But is the world going to make it mainstream?

Only 6% of iPhone 6 Owners in U.S. Have Used Apple Pay in Stores
March 20th, 2015

6 percent of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners have used Apple Pay to make a touchless transaction, while 85 percent haven’t even tried the service, according to the report by market research firm InfoScout.

BitReserve Shows Bitcoin Transactions in Real-Time, Adds BitRupee and BitPeso
March 19th, 2015

BitReserve opened a monitoring service Changemoney.org reflecting “the tenets of digital currency – inclusion, fairness and transparency.”

United Kingdom Plans to Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Says Treasury Report
March 19th, 2015

The UK Treasury has recently reported that Bitcoin exchanges in the United Kingdom will soon be regulated by the government.

Bitcoin Price Drops Down After Drug Marketplace Evolution Vanished Overnight
March 18th, 2015

Today started with bad news for Bitcoin community. The value of the cryptocurrency decreased after a large Deep Web marketplace for drugs and other illegal goods, disappeared overnight.

Facebook Inc Introduces Free Friend-to-Friend Payments Through Messages
March 17th, 2015

Facebook Inc. is trying to get in the game of online payment systems like PayPal or Venmo by introducing a free friend-to-friend service of its own, the company announced today.

Yacuna Announces Instantaneous Online Bank Transfer to Yacuna Direct
March 17th, 2015

Yacuna announces a new instant payment option Online Bank Transfer that will make it even easier for users to get their digital currency of choice.

Bitcoin Will Have Nearly 5 Million Users by 2019, Juniper Research Reports
March 17th, 2015

According to a new report, in five years, the number of active Bitcoin users worldwide is going to reach 5 million mark.

Winklevoss Twins: ‘Cash Is Going to be Killed’
March 17th, 2015

The Winklevoss twins has discussed digital currency at annual tech conference SXSW Interactive Festival.

Japanese E-commerce Giant Rakuten Starts Accepting Bitcoin
March 17th, 2015

The e-commerce giant will begin accepting Bitcoin first on Rakuten.com in the US, to be followed by Rakuten.de in Germany and Rakuten.at in Austria.