Bit2Me Cancels Fees in Response to Startup

When Bitcoin withdrawal service BTCPoint launched with zero commission fees this month, it put pressure on competitor Bit2Me to counter. It did so by cancelling its transaction fees, formerly one percent. Remaining competitive in the Spanish market, where the transaction […]

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New Coinkite API Supports Bitcoin Access Through Tor

Bitcoin bans have lost some of their bite, thanks to a new wallet API that helps developers work online anonymously. Thanks to Bitcoin wallet and technology provider Coinkite’s BitKit, users of Tor software have a way to access the anonymous […]

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Neteller Surprises With Bitcoin Deposit Option

A Neteller representative confirmed that the payments processor and prepaid card provider has added a Bitcoin deposit feature. Neteller had revised its terms of use policy to prohibit the “trade, exchange, purchase or sale of Bitcoins, or any other virtual currency.” […]

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Neteller Suprises With Bitcoin Deposit Option

A Neteller representative confirmed that the payments processor and prepaid card provider has added a Bitcoin deposit feature. Neteller had revised its terms of use policy to prohibit the “trade, exchange, purchase or sale of Bitcoins, or any other virtual currency.” […]

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Indicted Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Not Guilty

Bitcoin Savings & Trust (BS&T) operator Trendon Shavers entered a not guilty plea to one count of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud in a New York District court. He could face 40 years in prison if convicted, […]

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Russian Startups Brace for Bitcoin Ban

Defiance is one startup’s reaction to Russia’s impending Bitcoin ban. However, there’s a catch. “We don’t plan to close” is the reaction to the ban from BTC-e, the largest exchange for the Russian ruble, to the projected spring 2015 implementation, […]

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UK Exchange Coinfloor Partners with Estonian Bank LHV

Partnerships between banks and digital currency startups have been the exception, not the rule, but don’t quote the rulebook to Estonian Bank LHV. This bank has courted the digital currency market aggressively, the latest example being its deal with British […]

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500 Bitcoin Ransom, Entire School District Shut Down

A school district in New Jersey is having its computer network held hostage for a 500 bitcoin ransom (worth roughly $125,000), according to the South Jersey Times. The Swedesboro-Woolwich School District discovered on Saturday morning that communications, online resources, and documents created […]

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Only 1% Of Americans Don’t Recognize The Bitcoin Logo

In a recent survey, the Digital Currency Council (DCC) found that only 1% of surveyed Americans did not know what the bitcoin logo meant. 504 people from different age groups across the United States were surveyed using the Google Insights service. The survey, […]

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Bitcoin Marketplace Noble Will Use NASDAQ Technology

American stock exchange NASDAQ is forming a unique partnership with Bitcoin startup Noble Markets. Upon launch, Noble will use NASDAQ’s X-stream technology, joining the 30 global marketplaces that use the multi-asset trading platform. Founder and CEO John Betts leads a […]

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