The renowned Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced the launch of its bitcoin initiative. The news came a few days after the head of the Lab, Joi Ito, spoke about the need for an independent platform to discuss bitcoin.
Kaspersky Lab Developers have come up with a remedy against bitcoin ransomware. It is free to use. Earlier this year, two police departments and one school district in the US found their computers blocked after being infected with malware.
Bitcoin can buy you a night in a luxury hotel for € 4000. Or a signature object from a luxury hotel for just € 6.
The Founding Board member of the Bitcoin Foundation has become a non-executive director of First Global Credit. There, he will coordinate communication with the bitcoin community.
An American bitcoiner told Cryptocoinsnwws how bitcoins help his family to survive in conditions where anything else would not work.
Denarium, a Finnish startup, has begun minting real bitcoins. The company is producing metallic coins with a QR code that allows owners to scan the coin and use digital currency through a Mycelium wallet.
It is no longer necessary to reveal one’s identity to ask for a loan in bitcoin. However, the loans are small and users need to have a good account history on Reddit.
Bitcoins in Ireland has published the preliminary results of its global survey. So far, bitcoiners from 53 countries have answered the 35 questions of the survey.
SecondMarket founder and bitcoin entrepreneur Barry Silbert hopes that Hillary Clinton will accept bitcoin donations for her campaign. Earlier this month, Republican primary candidate Rand Paul officially began fundraising in bitcoin.
The Bangalore-based Infosys Ltd is considering using the blockchain technology in its core banking software product, Finacle, as the new management team works to rebuild the platform, Livemint reports.
The Bitcoin Foundation Board has chosen a new executive director. This time round, this is the bitcoin entrepreneur and consultant Bruce Fenton.
Joi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab, believes there is a need for a “non-commercial, neutral place for academics to talk about bitcoin”. He thinks the best place would be in his lab.
The cloud-based invoice and billing service is partnering with Coinbase to allow its clients – freelancers and small businesses – to send invoices in bitcoins.
OneBit, a new mobile bitcoin app, promises access to bitcoin payments wherever the NFC system is supported.
The American Chamber of Digital Currency has launched a fundraising campaign to send bankers from Wall Street to the AML Compliance Bootcamp. The aim of the bootcamp is to close the gap between the digital currency industry and traditional financial institutions.
A bitcoin company is accused by Mississippi Power Company, an electricity provider in the US, of breach of contract and unlawful enrichment.