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    Newly Public Apple Patent Mentions ‘Virtualized Currencies’

    In what has been described by Business Insider as a newly public patent application originating from Cupertino, California-based Apple, comes some interesting details on just what the tech company’s plans regarding mobile wallets could involve in future iterations of their software and hardware platforms. In short, the patent application describes...

    Jayanand Sagar | August 26, 2014 | 1:11 pm
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    Blockchain’s Nic Cary Optimistic About Apple Allowing Bitcoin Apps

    Monday’s biggest story — with no contest — was news related to Apple, unusually enough. The company took to a stage in San Francisco, California to announce new software products, and what happened next came as a shock to the bitcoin community. Apple amended their App Store Review Guidelines policy with...

    Jayanand Sagar | June 2, 2014 | 9:16 pm
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    Change of Heart: Apple Policy Allow Bitcoin Transmitting Apps

    It was just earlier today that NEWSBTC had written about Apple’s upcoming software announcements in San Francisco, California. We asked whether or not we could learn today why Apple was shunning bitcoin-related applications, such as Coinbase and Blockchain.info — which have been removed due to alleged policy violations....

    Jayanand Sagar | June 2, 2014 | 4:59 pm
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    Could Apple’s Shunning Bitcoin Wallets Be Made Known Today

    Apple has made few friends in the bitcoin realm ever since throwing down the ban hammer on popular bitcoin wallet apps like Blockchain.info, Coinbase, and CoinJar. iDevice users even went so far as to destroy their own devices in protest, with some slamming, throwing, and even shooting their pricey...

    Jayanand Sagar | June 2, 2014 | 12:21 pm
  • Apple Requests Removal of Bitcoin Payments From Fancy's iOS App

    Back in late January, social sharing e-commercial platform Fancy.com included the option to pay for products in bitcoin. That capability carried over to the company’s mobile application — but as of today, the pay-in-bitcoin feature in Fancy’s iOS app is no longer available. In version 3.3.0 of the...

    Jayanand Sagar | March 7, 2014 | 5:58 pm
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    Bitcoin Users Destroy iPhones Protest Removing Blockchain App

    This is an interesting phenomenon (actually, it’s hilarious). With news that Apple removed the Blockchain.info app from their App Store on Wednesday, bitcoin users who also happen to use the company’s products are taking their anger out on their iOS devices. A user on Reddit called “round-peg” said...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 6, 2014 | 5:58 pm
  • CoinJar to Pull Their iOS Wallet App This Week Due to Apple Policies

    Australian bitcoin exchange CoinJar has for a while had their wallet application up-for-grabs on Apple’s iOS App Store. Interestingly so, because most of its competitors’ apps with similar (if not the same) functionality had already been removed for violating Apple’s money-transmitting policy. But not CoinJar, their resilient little app...

    Jayanand Sagar | January 9, 2014 | 8:21 am
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    Apple Kills Coinbase App from iOS App Store

    In what could probably only be described as a short-lived adventure, Apple has killed the official Coinbase application from the iOS App Store. The app, launched in late October, allowed users to buy, sell, and keep the app as an online wallet. At this time, it is unclear...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 15, 2013 | 9:28 am

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