Tag: exchange

  • Bex.io Bitcoin Exchange Platform Gets $525,000 in Venture Capital

    Vancouver, Canada-based bitcoin exchange platform Bex.io has reportedly received $525,000 in venture capital from CrossPacific Capital Partners, in addition to Brian Cartmell, and Ryan Holmes (founder of Hootsuite). The news comes after Play and Boast Capital threw in some funding recently. The Bex.io platform is essentially the “back-end” technology required to operate a...

    Jayanand Sagar | December 21, 2013 | 2:12 pm
  • Mt. Gox Offers 25% Holiday Discount, Partners With Mayzus

    The ever-popular Mt. Gox exchange is offering a 25% discount in spirit of the holiday season, the company announced on Thursday. “The Special Holiday Discount of 25% will be applied for any trade issued from December 20th 2013 (00h00 GMT) to January 20th 2014 (23h59 GMT).” With now...

    Jayanand Sagar | December 19, 2013 | 8:55 am
  • Wayi International Plans to Accept Bitcoin and Launch Exchange in Taiwan

    Wayi International Digital Entertainment of Taiwan is looking to do some interesting things with bitcoin. This week, the company announced their online shopping enterprise, Wmall, would accept the digital currency beginning early next year. But perhaps more interestingly is the fact that the company is aiming to be the...

    Jayanand Sagar | December 14, 2013 | 8:42 am
  • Uncategorized

    VirtEx Down, Experiencing Data Center Issues

    Canadian bitcoin exchange VirtEx has been down for several hours now — an issue the company says relates to some data center connectivity issues. The company says their current homepage (with a message noted below) is being hosted by another provider while VirtEx’s data center vendor works out their...

    Jayanand Sagar | December 10, 2013 | 11:12 am
  • Analysis

    Bitcoin Price Rebounds Following Weekend Slump

    It certainly has been an interesting weekend when it comes to the price of bitcoin. Late last week, following an advisory that financial institutions in China steer clear of bitcoin, and the news that Baidu was no longer accepting bitcoin, the price took an absolute tumble. Today, the...

    Jayanand Sagar | December 9, 2013 | 10:25 pm
  • Mt. Gox Introduces One-Time Password Card

    Mt. Gox has introduces what they are calling, perhaps aptly enough, the “one-time password (OTP)” card. This swiss made card (with a claimed battery life of 3-to-5 years to boot) is designed to add yet another layer of security to user accounts on the exchange, and acts as...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 28, 2013 | 6:02 pm
  • Analysis

    Price of Bitcoin Passes $1000 at Bitstamp

    It should no longer be a surprise that the price of Bitcoin hit $1000 this week on Japanese exchange Mt.Gox, but now, another exchange has creeped up to the $1000 mark. That’s Bitstamp, of course. The exchange, which has always trailed a ways behind Mt.Gox (except for recently...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 28, 2013 | 9:53 am
  • Mt.Gox Experiencing Performance Issues Today

    Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange down for you? No, it’s not your neighbor hogging up all the bandwidth again. It looks like the world’s number two exchange is experiencing a slew of performance issues today. A number of users on Reddit (in multiple threads — here’s one) are seeing the...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 23, 2013 | 2:18 pm
  • It's Not Just You: BitStamp Down

    It’s not just you, folks. BitStamp appears to be down at the moment. A number of users on Reddit have reported issues accessing the Bitcoin exchange’s website in the past hour or so. No indication as to what the issue is, but users are greeted with an “Internal Server...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 19, 2013 | 11:59 am
  • Analysis

    Price of Bitcoin Jumps from $500 to $600 in One Day

    That didn’t take long at all. It looks like the price of Bitcoin has hit $600 today. If you weren’t already aware, the price had just hit $500 Sunday. Yesterday. That’s a $100 jump in a matter of 24 hours. Impressive. In fact, as I sit here writing...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 18, 2013 | 10:19 am

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