Bitcoin to be sixth largest reserve currency, research says

By 2030, bitcoin will be the sixth largest global reserve currency, according to new research. Developing economies and blockchain investment will be the primary drivers of growth.

Blockchain Alliance forms to tackle bitcoin crime

The Chamber of Digital Commerce and Coin Center recently announced the formation of a public-private forum for the bitcoin community, the Blockchain Alliance, which plans to tackle the issue of bitcoin crime and open dialogue with law enforcement.

Winklevoss twins' bitcoin exchange receives BitLicense

The Winklevoss twins' new bitcoin exchange, Gemini, has become one of the first to be approved for a BitLicense from the NYDFS.

First BitLicense application approved by NYDFS

Payments company Circle Internet Financial has become the first company to receive an approved BitLicense.

US bitcoin company expands to Singapore retailers

U.S. based bitcoin company Coinbase has expanded to Singapore retailers to offer buy and sell operations.

Major UK bank to accept bitcoin

Barclays plans to begin accepting bitcoin later this year for charitable donations.

Survey participants wanted for 2016 Mobile Payments State of the Industry Report

Mobile Payments Today has released its latest survey for the upcoming 2016 Mobile Payments State of the Industry Report.

Greece to receive 1,000 bitcoin ATMs

BTCGreece and virtual currency provider Cubits are planning to deploy 1,000 bitcoin ATMs in Greece, in the wake of economic malaise.

Detroit businesses adopt bitcoin payments

Several businesses in Detroit are beginning to accept bitcoin as a payment option.

New Jersey smoke shop welcomes state's first bitcoin ATM

The deployer, Kointron, plans to expand to additional locations in New Jersey and New York.

Bitcoin companies offer services to Greek citizens

Since the Greek debt crisis began, there have been a number of reports on whether Greek residents were making use of bitcoin. However, several companies are now beginning to offer services specifically to Greek residents.

Minecraft teaches children how to use bitcoin

Popular video game Minecraft has revealed a new server that lets children learn how to use and spend bitcoin on in-game items.

FBI issues ransomware warning, offers tips for prevention

The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center says that ransomware continues to spread, posing a threat to individuals and businesses alike.

'Dope' movie to accept bitcoin for tickets

An indie film with a bitcoin-based plot, will be the first movie to accept bitcoin as payment.

GoGoin, Ziftr announce merger plans to compete with bitcoin processors

The companies plan to integrate to provide a platform that offers incentives for buyers to use virtual currency.

MasterCard goes to war against virtual currencies

MasterCard is on the warpath, petitioning the U.K. to impose stricter regulations on bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

Final BitLicense rules released

New York has released the final version of BitLicense, solidifying the regulatory framework in the state.

Blockchain mobile wallet app error leads to users sharing a single wallet

Bitcoin mobile wallet app Blockchain is currently dealing with an error that led to several Android users sharing a single wallet, leading to a loss of funds.

FinCEN fines Ripple Labs $700K for multiple violations

FinCEN said Ripple Labs willfully violated several requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act by acting as a money services business and selling its virtual currency, known as XRP, without registering with FinCEN.

Bitcoin mobile wallet provider selects Intercede for security

Intercede said by securing the wallets with the secure Trusted Execution Environment already present on many leading devices, the app, along with data and transactions made by it, is protected against threats that may be present on the handset.

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