Research Predicts Cryptocurrency Volume Increasing, Values Decreasing?

Juniper Research anticipates a sharp decline in cryptocurrency transactions during 2015. As compared to 2014, the value of Bitcoin and Altcoin transactions is expected to drop by approximately half, from $71 billion to $30 billion. But volumes are surging and […]

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260 Airlines Could Be Accepting Bitcoin Soon

Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP), which calls itself “the low cost payment network privately owned by the world’s airlines”, has teamed up with payment processing company Bitnet to offer its network of over 260 airlines the ability to accept bitcoin […]

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Out of Africa – $1.1 Million raised for BitPesa’s global remittance expansion

With a second round of funding raising $1.1 million, Pantera Capital has taken the lead in advancing Nairobi-based startup BitPesa. Also joining the startup’s board of directors is Dan Morehead, founder and CEO of Pantera Capital Management, LP.  The year-old […]

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New Jersey Holding Hearing on Digital Currencies

Later today New Jersey’s State Legislature will be holding a public hearing regarding digital currencies and bitcoin. The Jersey Insurance Committee and Assembly Financial Institutions have invited guests to speak on the applications. These include current US regulatory schemes related to digital […]

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Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty Of All Charges In Silk Road Trial

The three week long trial against Ross Ulbricht offered some deep insight into the type of business that took place on the Silk Road. After over three hours of deliberation Wednesday afternoon, the 30 year old was charged with the running […]

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