• Bitcoin Daily Transaction Values Have Surpassed Western Union. newsbtc bitcoin news.

    Bitcoin to Overtake Established Financial Companies in Volume

    In 2013, the Bitcoin overtook the (former) world’s largest remittance network Western Union’s value of daily transactions, recording an average daily transaction volume of US$257 million. According to Coinometrics, institutional-level Bitcoin data and research firm, bitcoin was the 7th largest financial network in the world, just behind Paypal...

    Joseph Young | December 18, 2015 | 12:25 pm
  • Top Banks Seriously Embracing Bitcoin. newsbtc bitcoin news

    Three Major Banks Serious about Embracing Bitcoin

    Since the beginning of 2015, an increasing number of banks and financial institutions have focused on the development of unique blockchain networks and distributed ledgers to create “decentralized” transaction and asset settlement systems. Despite their interest in the blockchain technology, these banks have demonstrated a hostile view toward...

    Joseph Young | December 18, 2015 | 11:45 am
  • Taiwan Leading Gaming Payment Brand GASH Point Launches Bitcoin TopUp Payments. newsbtc bitcoin news

    BitPay and GASH Bring Bitcoin to 10 Million Gamers in Asia

    Taiwan’s leading gaming payment platform GASH Point has partnered with global bitcoin payment processor BitPay to enable over 10 million gamers in Asia to top up and reload their in-game cash with Bitcoin. GASH Point, one of Asia’s largest gaming platforms launched by Taiwanese media giant Gamania, has...

    Joseph Young | December 17, 2015 | 3:40 pm
  • Bitcoin has been the best performing currency since . newsbtc bitcoin news

    Bitcoin Has Been the World’s Strongest Currency Since 2010

    Bitcoin has been the world’s top-performing currency again in 2015, surpassing the growth rate of major world reserve currencies such as the pound sterling, US dollar and the Japanese yen. Since 2010, Bitcoin has shown an incredible rate of adoption as a currency, recording a staggering 1,698% average...

    Joseph Young | December 16, 2015 | 5:14 pm
  • Bitcoin Foundation Dismisses Two Board Members Due to Difference in Vision. newsbtc bitcoin news.

    BTC Foundation Dismisses Two Board Members Due to Difference in Vision

    The Bitcoin Foundation, the oldest and largest organization in the Bitcoin industry, has focused on engaging in Bitcoin advocacy, spurring its awareness, increasing adoption, and encouraging the development of Bitcoin and blockchain technology globally. Yesterday, however, board members of the Bitcoin Foundation including Board Chairman Brock Pierce, Meyer...

    Joseph Young | December 16, 2015 | 10:00 am
  • changetip adds fee. newsbtc bitcoin news.

    ChangeTip to Charge 1% Transaction Fee for BTC Withdrawals

    Bitcoin social tipping and micropayment service provider ChangeTip will soon charge a fee on Bitcoin and USD withdrawals, for both digital content providers and ChangeTip users. “Sending tips via ChangeTip is currently free, but we can’t keep it free forever. ChangeTip believes in paying for what you use...

    Joseph Young | December 15, 2015 | 2:05 pm
  • Major Global Banks Begin to Embrace Bitcoin and the Blockchain Technology. newsbtc bitcoin news Screen reader support enabled.

    Major Global Banks Begin to Embrace Bitcoin and the Blockchain

    Established financial institutions have intensively looked into blockchain technology. Leading global banks such as the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, PrivatBank, and others that are part of financial services company R3’s blockchain conference have begun the development of a blockhain-based banking network, which will allow their clients and other...

    Joseph Young | December 14, 2015 | 8:13 am
  • Google Searches for Bitcoin Surge by percent. newsbtc bitcoin news.

    Google Searches for Bitcoin Surge by 157%

    Bitcoin has had one its most interesting weeks since the beginning of 2015. The scandal of Craig Wright, Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s deployment of its own blockchain network, and Ukraine’s largest bank’s announcement of a Bitcoin-based commercial payments network have lured in a lot of attention to the...

    Joseph Young | December 14, 2015 | 8:07 am
  • Bytecoin Launches New RPC Wallet to Facilitate the Integration of its API. newsbtc

    Bytecoin Launches RPC Wallet to Facilitate the Integration of Its API

    The Bytecoin team—who are developing an untraceable and open decentralized cryptocurrency—has released a new version of its e-commerce solution called Bytecoin RPC Wallet, which allows merchants and online businesses to accept incoming payments secured with modern cryptographic algorithms that are “impossible to hack.” The RPC Wallet was launched...

    Joseph Young | December 13, 2015 | 3:34 pm
  • Is Bitcoin Investment Trust Driving the Price of Bitcoin. newsbtc bitcoin news

    Is Bitcoin Investment Trust Driving the Price of Bitcoin?

    Leading blockchain firm Digital Currency Group’s trusted investment authority Grayscale launched the highly-anticipated Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) in March, allowing investors in the public markets to trade bitcoins publicly. Operating under the ticker GBTC, each share of Bitcoin Investment Trust represents one tenth of a bitcoin, guaranteeing a...

    Joseph Young | December 13, 2015 | 2:33 pm

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