Decentralized marketplace, OpenBazaar, to release first beta Sunday

OpenBazaar, one of the first fully functional decentralized p2p online Bitcoin marketplaces, plans to release their first beta sometime Sunday night, kicking off what is expected to be the beginning of the end of centralized exchanges like eBay who impose […]

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Bitcoin could become legal tender in Australia if popularity increases

Countries around the world seem to each have their own idea of how they plan to classify digital currencies such as Bitcoin – should it be considered a form of currency or personal property? Or perhaps is should be outright […]

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Ledet Training offers new Bitcoin training program for business professionals

With Bitcoin continuously pushing its way further into the professional business world, Ledet Training – a national training center who works with Adobe and Apple – announced Thursday they will begin offering a two day instructor led hands-on Bitcoin training […]

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Dominica will soon become the largest and highest-density bitcoin community in the world

The group of Bitcoin enthusiasts who earlier this month announced their plan to create the largest and highest-density Bitcoin community in the world said Wednesday that the event will be taking place on the Caribbean nation of Dominica. On March […]

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Hungary gets bitcoin ATM despite concerns from central bank

Does a city in your country have a bitcoin ATM, otherwise known as a BTM, yet? If not then it’s likely coming soon or the financial regulations have become too much for digital currency entrepreneurs to tackle. In Hungary, the […]

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Banks commission consumer survey regarding Bitcoin

In what appears to be attempts to undermine Bitcoin in favor of the more traditional banking and credit industries, two separate releases came out over the past couple days: One via a consumer survey released Wednesday — which was commissioned […]

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Citi notes miners, merchants keeping bitcoin prices low

The price of bitcoin has been at the forefront of the news cycle over the past month or two. In this time period, the peer-to-peer decentralized digital currency’s value has dropped from more than $600 to as low as $400. […]

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Korean exchange, Korbit, raises 3 million in initial round of fundraising

Korea’s largest Bitcoin exchange, wallet provider and merchant processor – Korbit – announced Monday that it raised $3 million in its first round of venture funding. The Series A funding round was led by SoftBank Ventures Korea along with California-based […]

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European Santander Bank issues report on bitcoin’s impact on banking industry

Santander Bank, one of the largest financial institutions in Europe, is reportedly commissioning a study on how peer-to-peer decentralized digital currency bitcoin and others will impact the conventional banking industry. The study, which was first reported by HashReport, has been […]

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