Ripple Labs Fined by US FinCEN

Marking the first civil enforcement action against a virtual currency transmitter, FinCEN fined Ripple Labs, the creator of the XRP alternate cryptocurrency, $700,000 for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act. According to a press release by FinCEN, the Financial Crimes […]

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Bitcoin Price, Sideways, and Rally Support

The bears have come into the waters overnight despite the $10 price increase the market witnessed over the last two days, though we have still got key support at $230. There price surge to $245 last night but the market […]

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Case: The New Hardware Wallet at Disrupt NY

Earlier today CEO Melanie Shapiro debuted the new Bitcoin hardware wallet Case in front of the audience and judges at Disrupt NY, and it looks good. The Case team designed a sober looking wallet the size of a credit card […]

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Steve Wozniak Joins Kiosk ATM Parent Company

The Planet Capital financial services company has announced that Steve Wozniak, famous co-founder of Apple, will join their roster of employees as a consultant and part of their Board of Directors. Planet Capital are the manufacturers of the “Kiosk” ATMS […]

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Weekly Bitcoin News Roundup: Ulbricht’s Trial Continued, Goldman Sachs and SealsWithClubs

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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Coinbase off to a ‘Slow’ Start in UK

Coinbase announced last week, that people based in the UK can now get access to its platforms. While the service is well established in the US, it seems to be having hard time establishing itself in UK. Coinbase, which is […]

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Meet the Digital World Ventures Exchange Founders

Over a week ago, James Clarke and Ian Davies debuted their largest brainchild to date, the Digital World Ventures Exchange. They may not be the first to set up shop in Australia, but they claim the interesting distinction of (in […]

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Illicit Middle Earth Marketplace Possibly Exploited, IP Discovered

For any unknown terms or phrases, please look at our “dark net market” terminology guide. Reddit user “haxforcrack” posted today on “/r/DarkNetMarkets,” to inform the community of exploits for black Tor market “Middle Earth.” The user’s discoveries include the server’s IP […]

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Deciphering Dark Net Market Terminology

Many subversive communities use niche terminology and phrases. The world of dark net markets is no different. Dark Net Originally synonymous with “deep web,” this is any part of the net which is not search engine accessible. Today, “dark net” is […]

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Ross Ulbricht Granted “Fatico” Hearing, Sentencing Postponed

On April 28th, the Court granted Ross Ulbricht a “Fatico” hearing and postponed sentencing via a handwritten note. The “Fatico” hearing, or pre-sentence evidenciary hearing, is scheduled for May 15th. Ulbricht’s sentencing is adjourned until May 29th. The Court’s decision […]

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