• Indonesians Start to Embrace Bitcoin - Indonesia Real Time

    blogs.wsj.com 25 May '15, 4am

    In this file picture taken on February 28, 2014, a man talks on a mobile phone in a shop displaying a bitcoin sign in Hong Kong. Philippe Lopez/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Indonesians are increasingly embracing the digital currency known as bitcoin as a payment solution for onli...

  • A Startup’s Radical Bet on Bitcoin Mining Hinges on Paradigm Shift — Horizons - MoneyBeat - WSJ

    blogs.wsj.com 20 May '15, 5pm

    By Michael J. Casey @mikejcasey [email protected] Michael J. Casey Biography CONNECT @mikejcasey [email protected] Michael J. Casey Biography Better bitcoin mining? Bloomberg News Months of of intense speculation within the bitcoin community concluded Monday, when secretive st...

  • Bitcoin Startup 21 Unveils Product Plan: Mining Chips for Smartphones - Digits

    blogs.wsj.com 18 May '15, 6pm

    A bitcoin sticker is seen in the window of London’s ‘Vape Lab’ cafe, where it is possible to both use and purchase the bitcoin currency. Reuters The world’s best-funded bitcoin startup has revealed plans to market a line of chips to embed in consumer devices, allowing smartphones and ...

  • BitBeat: Bitcoin Celebrates Its Own Holiday, With Pizza

    BitBeat: Bitcoin Celebrates Its Own Holiday, With Pizza - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 22 May '15, 7pm

    “The blockchain technology itself has the potential to change over time many of the functions of our business,” Tom Farley, the president of the NYSE, said to us this week, after the exchange announced that it would start publishing a proprietary bitcoin price index . Creating the ind...

  • BitBeat: Heated Debate Over Software Change Shows Bitcoin’s Governance Challenge - MoneyBeat -

    blogs.wsj.com 20 May '15, 9pm

    By Michael J. Casey @mikejcasey [email protected] Michael J. Casey Biography CONNECT @mikejcasey [email protected] Michael J. Casey Biography Reuters Welcome to BitBeat, the latest in cryptocurrency news and analysis, written by Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey. Bitcoin Latest ...

  • BitBeat: NYSE Launches Bitcoin Index, Ripples Gets $28 Million - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 19 May '15, 5pm

    The NYSE is known best for its exchange, but it is also a huge publisher of indexes. With this bitcoin index, it’s looking to extend its business and reputation into an emerging asset. “We want to be that trusted source” for prices, NYSE President Tom Farley told MoneyBeat. The decisi...

  • Bitcoin Startup 21 Unveils Product Plan: Mining Chips for Smartphones - Digits

    blogs.wsj.com 18 May '15, 6pm

    A bitcoin sticker is seen in the window of London’s ‘Vape Lab’ cafe, where it is possible to both use and purchase the bitcoin currency. Reuters The world’s best-funded bitcoin startup has revealed plans to market a line of chips to embed in consumer devices, allowing smartphones and ...

  • From outer space to Silicon Valley - Rob Witloff's journey from NASA to bitcoin

    From Outer Space to Silicon Valley - Digits

    blogs.wsj.com 12 May '15, 4am

    Robert Witloff stands next to the Test Mars Curiosity Rover. It’s identical to what’s on Mars, only missing the nuclear power source. Robert Witloff Robert Witoff needs to boldly go where no one has gone before. The unassuming 28-year-old from San Francisco joined NASA’s Jet Propulsio...

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