JP Buntinx

  • Bitfinex BFXCoin IOU
    Bitcoin

    Bitfinex Introduces The BFXCoin IOU And Scalps User Balances

    The recent Bitfinex hack has caused a lot of confusion among cryptocurrency enthusiasts, and will continue to do for the time being. However, it also became apparent the company will penalize all of its users to recover the losses somehow. Moreover, the exchange will issue its own coin...

    JP Buntinx | August 6, 2016 | 9:30 pm
  • Westpac Reinventure Australian Fintech Startups
    Bitcoin

    Westpac & Reinventure Dual Down on Australian Fintech Startup

    The fintech industry is heating up in Australia as of late. Westpac is backing a second AU$50m startup fund for fintech startups in the country. The bank will do so in collaboration with Sydney-based VC firm Reinventure. The hunt for promising Australian fintech startups is in full swing,...

    JP Buntinx | August 5, 2016 | 10:30 am
  • NewsBTC_Remittance bitspark Vitaxel Group
    Bitcoin

    BitSpark Partners With Asian Ecommerce MLM Vitaxel Group

    Fintech and Bitcoin startup Bitspark, based in Hong Kong, has partnered with Vitaxel Group. As part of this new agreement, the Bitcoin company will start offering its remittance services in Malaysia over the coming weeks. This news comes on the heels of the Malaysian government deciding to take...

    JP Buntinx | August 4, 2016 | 2:30 pm
  • India Mobile Banking Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Failed Mobile Banking Initiative In India Creates New BTC Opportunity

    Even though there has been a significant increase in mobile device usage among residents of India, mobile banking will not be coming anytime soon. The country has plans to improve financial inclusion through a new set of mobile banking services. Unfortunately for them, that project failed miserably. This...

    JP Buntinx | August 4, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • Point-of-Sale Vulnerabilities

    Rapid7 Researchers Pinpoint Point-of-Sale Vulnerabilities

    Most people are well aware of how using credit cards is becoming a significant security risk these days. Not just online, where data breaches are running rampant these days. But also in real life, as Hotel point-of-sale devices are vulnerable to attacks and malware injections. The world needs...

    JP Buntinx | August 3, 2016 | 5:30 pm
  • How Far Away is The Next Global Financial Collapse?

    Over the past few months, there has been a lot of speculation regarding a new financial crisis. For the time being, there seem to be several indicators of this looming threat, albeit no major shockwaves have occurred just yet. Zerohedge mentions how the biggest risk is “contagion undermining...

    JP Buntinx | August 3, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • The DAO ETC
    Altcoins

    ETC Funds From The DAO Breach is On The Move

    Some of the funds stolen by The DAO “attacker” is on the move right now. More particularly, the majority of Ethereum Classic holdings have been transferred to a different address. The bigger question is what his funds will be used for, and whether or not it will be...

    JP Buntinx | August 2, 2016 | 10:45 am
  • BitWage Brazil Payroll Invoicing
    Bitcoin

    Bitwage Payroll and Invoicing Services Now Available In Brazil

    BitWage is on a roll as of late, and the company announced blockchain-based payroll processing and invoicing services for Brazilian customers. Given the company’s focus on international payments, Brazil can be a huge market for Bitwage. With many freelancers active in the country, offering alternative methods of getting...

    JP Buntinx | August 1, 2016 | 2:10 pm
  • Bitcoin Price Dips Again
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Price Drops As Block Size Uncertainty Looms Yet Again

    Bitcoin enthusiasts who have been looking at the price charts will have noticed things are heading in the wrong direction. The meeting between Bitcoin miners and Core developers is causing a lot of concern right now, resulting in a Bitcoin price crash. These closed-door meetings are having a...

    JP Buntinx | August 1, 2016 | 10:40 am
  • Cobra-Bitcoin Censorship Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Cobra-Bitcoin Wants To Remove Coinbase From Bitcoin.org

    A new censorship debate is taking place on the Bitcoin GitHub page, and hardly anyone will be surprised Cobra-Bitcoin is involved in the mix once again. This latest issue revolves around whether or not Coinbase should be removed from the Bitcoin.org website. Apparently, their leadership keeps making ‘bad...

    JP Buntinx | July 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm

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