JP Buntinx

  • Bitcoin License

    Ukraine Bitcoin License Plans Have Been Put On Ice

    Various countries around the world are contemplating whether or not they have to undertake additional action to regulate Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Until very recently, Ukraine had a Bitcoin License proposal, but that has been killed off very recently. The Ukraine Bitcoin License Bill Falls Through People who have...

    JP Buntinx | April 30, 2016 | 9:30 pm
  • NewsBTC_IBM Blockchain

    IBM Unveils Cloud-based Blockchain Services For Govt And Healthcare

    IBM is venturing into the world of blockchain and distributed ledgers, as they target Government, financial services, and healthcare through IBM Cloud. A significant vote of confidence for blockchain technology in general and another exciting development to see where this industry will head in the next few years....

    JP Buntinx | April 29, 2016 | 4:45 pm
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    What does Western Union Want With Digital Currency Group?

    Bitcoin has often been referred to as the disruption of the remittance sector, due to its global availability and low fees when sending money around the world. It comes as quite a surprise to find out Western Union has invested in Digital Currency Group, a company focusing on...

    JP Buntinx | April 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm
  • NewsBTC_Stem Content Creators Blockchain

    Blockchain-based Revenue Stem Announces US$4.5m Funding Round

    Monetizing content on the Internet is not an easy task these days, but there are solutions under development as we speak. Stem, a startup using the blockchain to help content creators collect and share revenue, recently announced a US$4.5m funding round. What Stem is Doing Differently for Content...

    JP Buntinx | April 28, 2016 | 5:30 pm
  • NewsBTC_Bitso Donald Trump Remittance Bitcoin

    Bitso Raises Over US$1.85m to Boost Mexican Bitcoin Remittance

    Donald Trump has been facing a lot of backlash over his idea to build a wall around Mexico to halt the remittances flowing from the US to this country. While it is evident Bitcoin can easily sneak around any artificial wall, Mexican Bitcoin startup Bitso raised US$1.85m to provide...

    JP Buntinx | April 28, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • Steam

    [Updated] Steam Users Can Now Pay for Games with Bitcoin

    UPDATE: Following the confirmation by BitPay, it has become clear that Steam is accepting Bitcoin payments.  Rumors have started surfacing regarding a possible introduction of Bitcoin to the Steam platform. Gamers from all over the world will be familiar with what Steam has to offer; as it is the...

    JP Buntinx | April 28, 2016 | 6:30 am
  • NewsBTC_Infosys

    Indian IT Giant Infosys Launches Blockchain-Powered Finance

    Bringing distributed ledger technology to the traditional financial sector will be quite a challenge throughout the next few years. Infosys subsidiary EdgeVerve has launched a new blockchain-based software platform to make this transition a lot smoother. Infosys Ventures Into Banking Industry In this day and age, most banks...

    JP Buntinx | April 27, 2016 | 5:30 pm
  • NewsBTC_Healthcare Gem Blockchain

    Gem to Build Global Healthcare Platform using Blockchain

    The healthcare industry can benefit tremendously from embracing blockchain solutions, and Gem is providing the sector with exactly that. Gem Health, as this initiative is called, focuses on optimizing the supply chain and optimizing clinical data management. Gem Health Brings Blockchain To Healthcare With all of the recent...

    JP Buntinx | April 27, 2016 | 11:00 am
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    Japanese Firms Hit by China’s Capital Control May Flock Bitcoin

    The financial turmoil in China is far from over by the look of things, and tighter capital control over foreign companies in the region are being enforced. This has a crushing effect on Japanese companies, as their Chinese subsidiaries struggle to get payments across. Chinese Capital Control Measurements...

    JP Buntinx | April 26, 2016 | 4:30 pm
  • NewsBTC_Armada Collective DDoS Bitcoin

    Fake Armada Collective Threats Trick Victims into Paying $100K in BTC

    The threat of cyber attacks has become so real that many individual users and enterprises would rather pay a fee than deal with the attack itself. This has created a new job opportunity for extortionists who will identify themselves as the Armada Collective, and demand a price to...

    JP Buntinx | April 26, 2016 | 11:00 am

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