07 Dec '12, 10pm

Bitcoin digital currency site to operate like bank in France: A website that trades in a type of virtual currenc...

Bitcoin digital currency site to operate like bank in France: A website that trades in a type of virtual currenc...

The new Bitcoin-Central bank will be able to transfer funds from traditional banks into clients' digital currency accounts and, eventually, to issue debit card. (Bitcoin-Central) A website that trades in a type of virtual currency called Bitcoin has been given the right to operate as a bank in France. Bitcoin-Central – one of many exchanges that allow users to swap digital cash — got the green light on Thursday to partner with French bank bank Crédit Mutuel and payment service company Aqoba. That means it joins the likes of PayPal in becoming a registered payment services provider (PSP). The new bank has an international bank ID, will be able to issue debit cards and transfer money from traditional banks to its customers' Bitcoin accounts and vice versa. Bitcoin-Central account holders can have salaries and other automatic payments converted directly into Bitcoin and depos...

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The virtual currency Bitcoin took a step towards legitimacy today as its eurozone wing joined the ranks of PayPal and Worl...

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guardian.co.uk 07 Dec '12, 7pm

The virtual currency Bitcoin took a step towards legitimacy today as its eurozone wing joined the ranks of PayPal and Worl...

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guardian.co.uk 07 Dec '12, 8pm

The virtual currency Bitcoin took a step towards legitimacy today as its eurozone wing joined the ranks of PayPal and Worl...

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betabeat.com 07 Dec '12, 1pm

Big news for Bitcoin today: in a post on Bitcoin Talk, Paymium CTO David Francois announced that Bitcoin-Central , an exch...

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arstechnica.com 07 Dec '12, 4pm

Bitcoin Central, a Bitcoin exchange that is popular in the eurozone, says it has secured approval from regulators to opera...

Bitcoin Central Licensed as Bank

codinginmysleep.com 07 Dec '12, 12pm

Look out MtGox , Bitcoin-Central just beat you to one hell of a punch. While this may not mean a lot to my American reader...

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bitcointalk.org 07 Dec '12, 10am

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blog.p2pfoundation.net 08 Dec '12, 2pm

At Paymium we spent lots of time and energy talking about Bitcoin to our regulating bodies, the Banque de France, the ACP ...

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mukpin.com 09 Dec '12, 2am

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engadget.com 09 Dec '12, 8am

, but it looks like a European Bitcoin exchange will beat it to the punch. After working with French financial regulators,...