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Breaking news coverage from cryptocurrency world about key figures, exchanges, startups, investment, applications, regulation and more.

Bitcoin Embassy Opens in Houston, Texas
March 31st, 2015

The Houston Bitcoin Embassy has recently been opened in Houston, Texas.

2 Former U.S. Agents Charged with Stealing Bitcoin During Silk Road Trial
March 30th, 2015

Two federal agents were charged with stealing the cryptocurrency, while conducting an investigation of the Silk Road marketplace.

Wall Street’s Interest in Bitcoin Is Growing
March 30th, 2015

It’s obvious that Bitcoin keeps drawing attention. Still, banks and other legacy institutions may be dangerous in case the cryptocurrency threatens their revenues.

Meet LEOcoin: A New Digital Currency and Bitcoin Rival
March 29th, 2015

The UK-based LEO (Learning Enterprises Organisation) has recently launched LEOcoin, a completely anonymous digital currency.

Kaspersky Warned Bitcoin Users that the Blockchain Could Deliver Malware
March 29th, 2015

New report, prepared by INTERPOL and Kaspersky Lab, suggests that the bitcoin blockchain is spreading malicious files around the web.

‘Cryptocurrencies are the Risks for Banks,’ Says British Bankers’ Association
March 27th, 2015

A recent report published by the British Bankers’ Association states that growing popularity of various cryptocurrencies is going to jeopardize “revenue streams of the traditional banking system.”

Bitcoin Investment Trust Will Officially Start Trading Next Week
March 27th, 2015

Barry Silbert has announced that his Bitcoin Investment Trust went public on OTCQX exchange, thus becoming the first publicly traded bitcoin fund.

The Bitcoin – A Comprehensive Analysis [Infographic]
March 26th, 2015

To learn more about the bitcoin, check the infographic created by Stetson University’s Online Master of Accounting Degree.

Plug and Play Tech Center Will Unite Bitcoin Startups and Wall Street
March 26th, 2015

Coinality, the leading bitcoin job & resume board, and Plug And Play Tech Center, a global startup accelerator, announce the fourth syndication of the Bitcoin Job Fair which wil be held on Saturday, April 18th, 2015, in the Tech Center’s auditorium.

Facebook F8 Conference: Parse Launches SDKs for the Internet of Things
March 26th, 2015

Facebook expands Parse to allow software developers to build applications for the Internet of Things.

UK-based Startup LazyCoins Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange
March 26th, 2015

LazyCoins, a London-based startup, announced the launch of its cryptocurrency exchange, following the success of beta version and booming third party test reports.

Payment Processor NETELLER is Now Accepting Bitcoin at 0% Fee
March 26th, 2015

Online payment platform NETELLER added bitcoin payment feature to its services via partnership with BitPay.

Blockchain Startups Blocktrace, Safello and Atlas Card to Join Barclays Accelerator
March 24th, 2015

Three bitcoin startups were selected for the Barclays Accelerator mentorship program in the London Escalator.