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  • Alleged Incident Report Details Hack on Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp

    coindesk.com 01 Jul '15, 9pm

    Six employees of Bitstamp were targeted in a weeks-long phishing attempt leading up to the theft of roughly $5m in bitcoin in January, according to an incident report said to be drafted internally by the bitcoin exchange. The confidential document, posted to Reddit by single-purpose a...

  • Singapore Central Bank Funds Blockchain Recordkeeping Project

    Singapore Central Bank Funds Blockchain Recordkeeping Project

    coindesk.com 01 Jul '15, 9pm

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore, the city-state's central bank, has funded a blockchain-based record-keeping system as part of a five-year $225m investment plan aimed at financial technology. Managing director Ravi Menon announced the Financial Sector Technology & Innovation initi...

  • Payments Firm Backs 'Crazy' Offline Bitcoin Transactions Experiment

    Payments Firm Backs 'Crazy' Offline Bitcoin Transactions Experiment

    coindesk.com 30 Jun '15, 7pm

    As an Internet-based payment system, most bitcoin transactions today necessitate that users are online or otherwise can print and exchange private keys. However, Romanian mobile payments provider Netopia mobilPay is now backing a proposal that strives for a middle path. Called OffCoin...

  • French Bitcoin Startups Back FinTech Trade Group

    coindesk.com 01 Jul '15, 12pm

    Bitcoin wallet hardware maker Ledger and bitcoin exchange Paymium are among the 36 fintech startups backing France FinTech, a new trade group that has garnered support from the French government. The group , which formally launched on 11th June, seeks to facilitate connections between...

  • Tibdit Raises £122,000 for Bitcoin Tipping Platform

    Tibdit Raises £122,000 for Bitcoin Tip Platform

    coindesk.com 30 Jun '15, 3pm

    Bitcoin micropayments startup Tibdit has raised £122,080 in seed capital through a crowdfunding campaign. Founded in September 2013 , the London firm lets users send bitcoin tips or 'tibs' between £3–£70 to content producers. As a result of the raise, which took place on equity crowdf...

  • Ex-Coinbase Compliance Officer: Basic Questions Still Hold Back Bitcoin

    Ex-Coinbase Compliance Officer: Basic Questions Still Hold Back Bitcoin

    coindesk.com 26 Jun '15, 9pm

    Digital gold, decentralized ledger, global currency – it's not easy to explain bitcoin in any setting, let alone to regulators or law enforcement officials. If the task is any easier today, imagine attempting it in 2013. That was the challenge facing Coinbase 's inaugural chief compli...

  • Kraken Opens Bitcoin Exchange in Canada

    Kraken Opens Bitcoin Exchange in Canada

    coindesk.com 29 Jun '15, 4pm

    Kraken has officially launched in Canada following a partnership with digital currency industry-focused risk management specialist Vogogo. The San Francisco-based bitcoin exchange now allows users in Canada to convert Canadian dollars into digital currencies using Interac e-Transfer a...

  • Bitcoin Opportunity Corp Backs Mexican Exchange Bitso

    Bitcoin Opportunity Corp Backs Mexican Exchange Bitso

    coindesk.com 26 Jun '15, 9pm

    Bitso has closed a seed funding round led by the Barry Silbert-backed investment fund Bitcoin Opportunity Corp and including undisclosed angel investors. Launched in April 2014, Bitso recently acquired competitor Unisend Mexico as part of a bid to strengthen its market presence. Today...

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