Goldman Sachs Invests $50 Million in Circle

The controversial investment firm, Goldman Sachs, has laid down its first bet on a Bitcoin company participating in the latest investment round for the Circle exchange, to the tune of $50 million. Goldman Sachs and Circle have shared one board […]

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Government Does Not Object to Brief Sentencing Delay for Ross Ulbricht

On April 28th, the Government informed District Court Judge Katherine Forrest they did not object to a brief adjournment for Ross Ulbricht’s sentencing, which is scheduled for May 15th. Ulbricht’s defense requested an adjournment on April 24th, one week after […]

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Purse.io Partners with ShapeShift

Purse.io, the peer-to-peer marketplace that allows users to exchange their Bitcoins for Amazon products and vice-versa, has partnered with ShapeShift in order to allow its users to use other crypto currencies aside from Bitcoins. This is made possible through the […]

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Bitspark Pivots to Bitcoin Remittances

Bitspark today announced they will be temporarily shutting down their exchange in favor of Bitcoin remittances. Bitspark launched in October of last year as a multi-cryptocurrency exchange. In November, Bitspark unveiled end-to-end Hong Kong to Phillipines Bitcoin remittance capabilities. Today, Bitspark supports […]

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Bitcoin Price and Liquid Stability

Hi everyone, it has been a little while since our last market analysis but every now and then we get busy and this week is going to be a tough one for me. Anyway, let’s get to some technical analysis […]

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Bryan Micon of SealsWithClubs Charged by Nevada State

Following a home raid approximately two months ago, Bryan Micon of the now deceased SealsWithClubs has been charged with operating an unlicensed gaming website. On April 27th, a criminal complaint and $20,000 arrest warrant were filed by the Attorney General […]

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District Court Judge Rejects Ross Ulbricht’s Retrial Motion

On April 27th, less than one month after the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York filed opposition for Ross Ulbricht’s post-trial motions, District Court Judge Katherine B. Forrest rejected Ulbricht’s retrial motion. Judge Forrest’s denial aligns with the opposition […]

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Weekly Bitcoin News Roundup: OneBit, MtGox Creditors and MIT

If you haven’t had time to keep up with the news over the past week and are just now sitting down with your coffee in hand, here’s what you missed (each title links to the original article to read in […]

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Lamassu ATMs Will Add Support Fees

Leader in ATM market share (with approx. 33% of worldwide Bitcoin ATMs, followed by RoboCoin with 16%), Lamassu, announced that they would have to stop providing free support for sold units since their current support framework is “unsustainable”. “Up until […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptsy Now Involved in GAW Scandal

Cryptsy, a cryptocurrency exchange based in the US has allegedly received a PayCoin Prime Controller from the PayCoin Foundation. There was only a brief announcement on the PayCoinTalk Forum, while users on Bitcointalk investigated this by themselves. PayCoin Prime Controllers […]

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