Lamassu Bitcoin ATM Now Supports Ethereum

Automatic Teller Machines, known across the world by its abbreviation – ATMs were revolutionary machines that made banking convenient for billions of individuals across the world. ATMs made people avoid visiting their bank branch for regular cash withdrawal, deposit, check deposit and other transactions. Today ATMs are prevalent, with at least one ATM in each[…]

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A Bitcoin-Style Currency for Central Banks – MIT Technology Review

A Bitcoin-Style Currency for Central Banks The Bank of England asked researchers to invent a digital currency with a more centralized design. The digital currency Bitcoin was designed to be independent of any government—a feature that also limits its mainstream appeal. Now researchers have invented a Bitcoin-like system that could make digital cash more practical[…]

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My Wet and Wild Bitcoin Weekend On Richard Branson’s Island Refuge

Hannes Grassegger of Das Magazin reports from the Blockchain Summit on Necker Island and discovers how the global economy is being overturned by men in flip flops. A young woman waved from a red pier. The breeze pressed her short jumpsuit against her body. She waved with her right hand, while her left held her[…]

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How To Get Bitcoin – The Merkle (blog)

Getting one’s hands on Bitcoin is still the hardest part of getting involved in the world of digital currency these days. However, there are plenty of options available to buy Bitcoin, ranging from exchanges to peer-to-peer trades and ATMs to brokers. All of these options will be discussed briefly, giving everyone the information they need[…]

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247Exchange.com Expands Bitcoin Buying and Selling Services To Canada – Bitcoinist.net

2016/03/01 3:40 AM Bitcoin exchange platforms around the world keep evolving as more time progresses. Consumers want quick and convenient access to digital currency, as well as an option to exchange back to fiat currency when needed. 247Exchange.com Has been working hard to provide both of these services, and they have now expanded their business[…]

Bitcoin Ransomware Infects Multiple German Hospitals

Ransomware has become a real plague for Internet users all over the world. There is nothing more annoying than using a computer only to have the end user completely locked out due to a piece of malware encrypting all of the necessary files. Various German hospitals have fallen victim to ransomware infections in the past[…]

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Bitcoin Taxis to Soon Become a Norm around the World – newsBTC

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world. It was stated to be worth over $7.6 trillion in 2014. Increased purchasing power combined with cheaper air travel has shrunk geographical boundaries. While travel becomes cheaper, more and more people now prefer to go for a vacation overseas than in their own country. Tourism[…]

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Russian Narcotics Claim Bitcoin has Doubled-Up Drug Trades – newsBTC

Bitcoin has often been referred to as a favorite tool for internet and offline criminals, particularly when drug dealing and trafficking is concerned. There are a lot of people under the illusion of how Bitcoin will protect them from being caught while it is only a matter of time until the digital money trail on[…]

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Beyond Bitcoin—Blockchain Is Coming to Disrupt Your Industry: Weekend Reading – Wall Street Journal

Beyond Bitcoin—Blockchain Is Coming to Disrupt Your Industry: Weekend Reading Blockchain technology can potentially make a great many things more secure and accountable: financial transactions, micropayments, IoT applications, health records, corporate audits and more. Companies looking at digital technologies as enablers of competitive advantage and disruption innovation—technologies such as social, mobile, analytics, cloud, and cognitive[…]

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FCA Extends Helping Hand To Regulate Bitcoin And FinTech Companies – newsBTC

Fostering innovation in the financial sector and regulatory guidelines do not go hand in hand all that often, but the FCA in the United Kingdom is looking to create an ecosystem that can deliver both. Technological progress needs to be understood before it can be regulated, rather than taking the opposite route. The FCA might[…]