Buttercoin, a US-based bitcoin exchange, has announced it will be closing on April 10th. Users have been warned to transfer their bitcoins to another service.
Unocoin, a popular Indian bitcoin wallet, has introduced a new feature that allows users to acquire bitcoin on a daily, weekly, or monthly schedule.
UBS, a major Swiss bank, will open a technology lab to explore the potential uses of the blockchain in the financial industry, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order on “blocking the property of certain persons engaging in significant malicious cyber-enabled activities”.
Several Georgian financiers have voiced a heavy critique of bitcoin and of those who invest in it, including the Co-Investment fund, created by Bidzina Ivanishvili, a prominent Georgian entrepreneur and the country’s former Prime Minister.
Dima Starodubtsev, the Russian ambassador of Colored Coins, spoke at the Business panel of the Moscow Bitcoin Conference about the capacities of the blockchain technology.
Advanced Cash, an online payment platform, teamed up with BitPay to offer users 0% fee top-up of accounts in bitcoin. CoinFox reached out to Tom Abramov, Chief Business Development Officer at Advanced Cash, to find out more about the partnership.
Russian bitcoin companies should work in other jurisdictions or introduce strict anti-money laundering (AML) measures. This is the opinion of lawyer Artem Tolkachev, who presented his views at the Bitcoin Conference Moscow.
Representatives of Coinbase, Ripple Labs, Circle, Bitstamp, Xapo, BitPay and other cryptocurrency groups signed a petition aimed at freeing a part of bitcoin startups from BitLicense requirements
Next day after the launch of the Factoid Software Sale, CoinFox contacted Factom for more details. Peter Kirby, co-founder and president of Factom, answered our questions.
Factom has sold over 1.4 million Factoids worth more than 575 BTC after the launch of the Factoid Software Sale on March 31st.
Advanced Cash, an online payment platform, has announced a new partnership with BitPay, one of the major bitcoin payment processors, to launch 0% fee top-up of accounts in bitcoin.
The Russian government has completely ignored the bitcoin community’s negative response to the proposed law banning the “surrogate money” in Russia. The opinions submitted during the public consultation received formal answers and were declined without further explanations.
The Internet sales platform Overstock has invested 5 million dollars in PeerNova, a cryptocurrency platform. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne announced the deal on his Twitter account.
In a Reddit post, Mark Karpeles revealed emails from Carl Mark Force IV, the Federal Agent accused of stealing Silk Road bitcoins, suggesting Force tried to become Mt. Gox’s representative in U.S. and Canada.
Bitcoin entrepreneur Andreas Antonopoulos has launched a company that offers a third-party security solution for bitcoin companies. The price of the service starts from $2,500.