06 Feb '14, 3pm

Bitcoin users smash their iPhones after Apple bans last Bitcoin wallet from App Store

Bitcoin users smash their iPhones after Apple bans last Bitcoin wallet from App Store

Apple has come under fire from the Bitcoin community after the company deleted popular Bitcoin wallet app Blockchain from the App Store without warning. Blockchain was the last remaining Bitcoin wallet available for iOS devices, and some 120,000 people use Blockchain to send and receive Bitcoin, according to the app maker . Now, Bitcoin investors are lashing out at Cupertino by smashing their iPhones on video and opting for Google Nexus 5 handsets. Early Thursday morning, just hours after Wired first reported the deletion of Blockchain from the App Store, a member of Reddit’s Bitcoin community issued a proposition : “For every 100 upvotes this post receives, I will gift someone a Nexus 5 for a video of them smashing their iPhone.” The redditor who proposed the tradeoff, “round-peg,” included the following stipulations: Only the first five people to submit videos would rece...

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Apple bans another bitcoin app from iPhones

Apple bans another bitcoin app from iPhones

theguardian.com 06 Feb '14, 1pm

Apple has removed the bitcoin app Blockchain from its iOS App Store, underscoring the belief that the company has an unsta...

Apple bans final bitcoin wallet from App Store

Apple bans final bitcoin wallet from App Store

telegraph.co.uk 06 Feb '14, 10am

The post complains that “the rebels no longer run the show at Apple Inc, the beancounters are now firmly in charge.” “Offe...

Apple pulled the last Bitcoin wallet app from t...

fastcompany.com 06 Feb '14, 3pm

In an apparent gut punch to fledging cryptocurrency, Apple has removed the last digital Bitcoin wallet app, Blockchain , f...

Why Apple Just Removed A Popular Bitcoin App From The App Store

Why Apple Just Removed A Popular Bitcoin App Fr...

businessinsider.com 06 Feb '14, 5pm

removed another Bitcoin application from the App Store . Blockchain, a Bitcoin wallet, says that Apple evicted it "due to ...

Apple kills off last Bitcoin wallet app in App ...

news.cnet.com 06 Feb '14, 2pm

The company on Wednesday removed from its App Store the last remaining Bitcoin wallet application, Blockchain. The app all...

Apple Kills Last Bitcoin App

Apple Kills Last Bitcoin App

business.time.com 06 Feb '14, 12pm

Other bitcoin-related apps like Coinbase, Gliph and CoinJar have also been removed from the store. While Bitcoin isn’t ill...

Watch Enraged Bitcoin Fans Smash iPhones Over A...

wired.com 06 Feb '14, 8pm

Screenshot: Ryan’s Range Report/YouTube The bitcoin community isn’t too happy about Apple banning the last available bitco...

Watch angry bitcoin fans smash iPhones over an ...

wired.com 06 Feb '14, 10pm

Screenshot: Ryan’s Range Report/YouTube The bitcoin community isn’t too happy about Apple banning the last available bitco...

Apple pulls last remaining Bitcoin wallet app from App Store

Apple pulls last remaining Bitcoin wallet app f...

9to5mac.com 06 Feb '14, 12pm

Apple had previously removed BitPak and Coinbase, leaving Blockchain the only remaining Bitcoin wallet app. Blockchain had...

Apple removes the last remaining Bitcoin wallet...

thenextweb.com 06 Feb '14, 4am

Bitcoin has been dealt another blow again, as Apple has pulled what is allegedly the last remaining Bitcoin wallet app on ...

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coindesk.com 06 Feb '14, 2am

“The decision attacks a nascent and innovative technology that is empowering more than 2.5 million users on a vast variety...

Apple removes the last remaining Bitcoin wallet...

thenextweb.com 06 Feb '14, 4am

Bitcoin has been dealt another blow again, as Apple has pulled what is allegedly the last remaining Bitcoin wallet app on ...

Bitcoin Lovers Destroy iPhones After Apple Pull...

forbes.com 07 Feb '14, 7pm

If you are a Bitcoin enthusiast, you should use an Android smartphone. Bitcoin lovers with iPhones will tell you that Appl...

Apple removes Blockchain, last Bitcoin wallet a...

pcworld.com 06 Feb '14, 6am

Apple on Wednesday removed Blockchain, the last remaining application in its mobile store for transmitting bitcoins, signa...

Apple Won't Let Bitcoin Apps In Its App Store, But This Guy Found A Way Around All That

Apple Won't Let Bitcoin Apps In Its App Store, ...

businessinsider.com 06 Feb '14, 7pm

Apple has decided to estrange itself to the Bitcoin community — the company has denied a number of apps entry to its App S...