Robocoin rolls out Romit cash remittance app

The company will exit the Bitcoin ATM business in order to focus on implementation of Romit software, which enables ATMs, kiosks and human cashiers to send money around the globe

Coinzone debuts in Czech Republic

Merchants are able to accept bitcoin mobile payments through Android and iOS apps, and the Coinzone platform features easy-to-install plugins for dozens of popular e-commerce platforms.

Bitcoin ATM rollout pending for Canadian exchange

Starting in June, the QuadrigaCX bitcoin exchange will begin an installation push in major Canadian cities, with units to be brought online in batches of five.

BitSpark secures funding, announces partnership with Bitgo

The cryptofinancial services provider says it has completed an external funding round and launched 100 percent multisignature reserves for the Bitspark Exchange platform.

Bitnet powers Rakuten's bitcoin acceptance

Bitnet said that benefits to merchants include guaranteed payment, instant global reach with no cross-border fees, no price volatility, and no fraud risk or chargebacks.

PayStand debuts mPOS product with bitcoin acceptance

The PayStand mobile app is a being offered as an extension of its payments-as-a-service platform.

Japanese ISP Rakuten adds bitcoin acceptance

The company will integrate Bitnet's payment processing platform on a number of its marketplaces.

Report: Bitcoin users to hit almost 5 million by 2019

Juniper Research has found that the number of active bitcoin users worldwide will reach 4.7 million by the end of 2019, up from just over 1.3 million last year.

Bitcoin ATM-maker Coin Outlet buys LibertyX network

Additionally, the company announced a new backend system that will allow any ATM — traditional or bitcoin — to transact on the Coin Outlet platform.

Bitcoin exchange gains access to M-Pesa through acquisition

The bitcoin exchange, named igot, buys TagPesa crypto exchange and remittance gateway.

Firms seek to secure bitcoin wallets, e-commerce apps on Android

Intercede and Rivetz partner to enable software developers to integrate a security product into their apps.

Bitrated launches reputation management system for virtual currency payments

According to the company, Bitrated gives every user a bitrating score based on their online presence on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Reddit. The number is influenced by a "trust relationship with friends" based on past transactions.

GoCoin co-founder and CEO to keynote Virtual Currency Today Summit, April 29 in Boston

Steve Beauregard, co-founder and CEO of payment platform GoCoin, will keynote VCTS on the 'the next disruptor in payments.'

Utah wants to become a 'key player in promoting the use of bitcoin'

A bill introduced this week in the Utah House of Representatives is seeking to explore ways the state can put bitcoin to use.

Apple Pay, bitcoin take to the skies

JetBlue becomes the first major domestic carrier in the U.S. to accept Apple's mobile wallet. UATP forms a partnership with BitNet to enable airlines to accept bitcoin.

Adyen adds bitcoin support through BitPay partnership

Jagex, the UK-based developer behind the highly popular MMORPG RuneScape, is the first merchant to accept bitcoin payments through Adyen's platform.

'Bit-what?' Most Americans clueless about cryptocurrency, study finds

A 'first of its kind' survey indicates that bitcoin proponents have their work cut out if they aim to educate Americans about bitcoin and its usefulness.

Coinbase launches first US-based bitcoin exchange

The company has regulatory approval from 23 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Bitcoin wallet provider Coinbase lands $75M in funding from FIs

The cash infusion is the largest ever for a bitcoin company, Coinbase said.

Execs from, Mass. Div. of Banks headline speaker lineup for Virtual Currency Today Summit

The Virtual Currency Today Summit takes place April 29 at the Hilton Boston Back Bay.

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