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April 22nd, 2014

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.

April 21st, 2014

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.

Accelerator 500 Startups Funds Five Bitcoin Companies with $100,000 Each
April 21st, 2014

California-based seed accelerator 500 Startups has reported it is funding five startups giving each of them $100,000.

April 18th, 2014

Former presidential candidate and congressman Ron Paul recently took to Q&A site Quora to express his views on digital currencies.

April 17th, 2014

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.

Amsterdam’s Bitcoin 2014 Conference to Host First Annual Blockchain Awards
April 16th, 2014

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.

April 16th, 2014

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.

April 16th, 2014

Colorado is making the most of the state’s recent legalization of cannabis by introducing the world’s first marijuana vending machines.

April 16th, 2014

Defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has asked a Tokyo court for permission to be liquidated, according to the Wall Street Journal, apparently abandoning plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection.

April 16th, 2014

William Quigley, a managing director of Clearstone Venture Partner in Santa Monica, and a member of investors group aiming to buy and resuscitate the bankrupt exchange, recently appeared on CNBC channel to discuss the current situation. As it was announced on 10th April, the investor group offered to buy Mt. Gox for a price of […]

April 14th, 2014

Mt. Gox attorneys say in a court filing that Mark Karpeles is unwilling to travel to the US to address questions regarding the exchange’s closure.

April 14th, 2014

Bitcoin exchange BTC-e was down briefly on Sunday after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against its servers.

April 13th, 2014

BitcoinVigil is a web service that constantly looks at bitcoin honeypots and alerts you when bitcoins are surreptitiously removed.