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P2P Bitcoin Lending Platform Bitbond Receives €200,000 Seed Funding | CoinDesk

P2P Bitcoin Lending Platform Bitbond Receives €200,000 Seed Funding | CoinDesk | Bitcoin | Scoop.it

Peer-to-peer bitcoin lending company Bitbond has secured €200,000 in seed money in a round led by Point Nine Capital.


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PayPal Shuts Down Secure Messaging Service ProtonMail’s Crowdfunding Account | TechCrunch

PayPal Shuts Down Secure Messaging Service ProtonMail’s Crowdfunding Account | TechCrunch | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
In another example of why Bitcoin is probably best for online transactions, the mercurial PayPal has shut down ProtonMail's account, freezing $270,000 in..
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British company uses Bitcoin to create publicly verifiable time-stamps for printed documents

British company uses Bitcoin to create publicly verifiable time-stamps for printed documents | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Lincoln, Lincolnshire (PRWEB UK) 26 June 2014 -- In the first non-currency application of Bitcoin technology, British company Ink Factory has created a new cloud-based service for time-stamping documents on the Bitcoin Blockchain and providing a printable stamp to prove the date a document first existed. [source: inkfactory.com]
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Bitcoin: Going From Deceptive to Disruptive

Bitcoin: Going From Deceptive to Disruptive | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is moving from its Deceptive phase to a very Disruptive phase. This Blog is going to explain why, and what you may want to do. I've been tracking Bitcoin since its inception, and my confidence has grown to the point where I'm now trading in a portion of my gold [...]
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Forget Bitcoin: There’s A Better Model For Mobile Money

Forget Bitcoin: There’s A Better Model For Mobile Money | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
It's called M-Pesa, and it's also spreading around the world.
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Cuando África empieza a liderar la adopción de Bitcoin

Cuando África empieza a liderar la adopción de Bitcoin | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Ahora Safaricom anuncia que ha entrado en la fase beta del lanzamiento de BitPesa. Con BitPesa, Safaricom quiere disruptir el mercado de las remesas internacionales en Kenya. Un mercado que asciende a $1.170 millones anuales, dominado con un 31% de cuota de mercado por Western Union con un 6% por MoneyGram y el resto por la banca.
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Un mercado que asciende a $1.170 millones anuales, dominado con un 31% de cuota de mercado por Western Union con un 6% por MoneyGram y el resto por la banca.

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5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation | CoinDesk

5 US States Poised to Promote Bitcoin-Friendly Regulation | CoinDesk | Bitcoin | Scoop.it

In America, states are given leeway to pass their own laws. Which states could be helpful to bitcoin?


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Gov. Brown signs bills legalizing Bitcoins use, other legislation

Gov. Brown signs bills legalizing Bitcoins use, other legislation | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed bills that recognize the legal use of Bitcoins and other digital currencies in California, repeal a requirement for food handlers to use gloves, and keep minor truants out of lockup facilities, his aides announced Saturday.
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Stripe CTO: Bitcoin Could Unify the World's Financial Systems

Stripe CTO: Bitcoin Could Unify the World's Financial Systems | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Greg Brockman told CoinDesk that rather than replacing the existing financial infrastructure, cryptocurrencies hold promise as a unifying technology.
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Bitcoin continues to grow but university researchers suggest some changes

Bitcoin continues to grow but university researchers suggest some changes | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
In the world of digital finance, online payment system Bitcoin has been growing quickly since its software debuted in 2009, with millions of dollars’ worth of bitcoins being exchanged on a daily basis. But researchers at this university said the computational resources the system requires could be better used with some changes.
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Bitcoin's Not Dead

Bitcoin's Not Dead | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Bitcoin and other crypto currencies are not dead. In fact, nothing can stop their rise to prominence.
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Sir Richard Branson joins our mission to stamp out hidden fees. | TransferWise Blog

Sir Richard Branson joins our mission to stamp out hidden fees. | TransferWise Blog | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
TransferWise is delighted to announce $25m investment from Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, Index Ventures, IA Ventures, Sir Richard Branson and other high p
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The coming digital anarchy - Telegraph

The coming digital anarchy  - Telegraph | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is giving banks a run for their money. Now the same technology threatens to eradicate social networks, stock markets, even national governments. Are we heading towards an anarchic future where centralised power of any kind will dissolve?
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Una empresa española, la primera del mundo en constituirse en Bitcoins

Una empresa española, la primera del mundo en constituirse en Bitcoins | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
Los cuatro fundadores de la compañía han aportado un importe en esta moneda virtual por valor de 3.000 euros almacenados en un cheque de papel verificado ante notario
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Llega el primer cajero de Bitcoin a Madrid - CryptoCoinsNews

Llega el primer cajero de Bitcoin a Madrid - CryptoCoinsNews | Bitcoin | Scoop.it
BTCPoint e Iberobit han instalado el primer cajero automático de Bitcoin en Madrid. El cajero de Bitcoin se encuentra en el Bar-Restaurante La Complutense.
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