Online shopping startup Ziftr has officially closed the presale of its own altcoin, raising over $850,000 in under two months.
Ziftr, a US-based e-commerce company, is hosting a month-long crowdsale for its new altcoin, ziftrcoin.
Hearings conducted by the New Hampshire General Court last week focused on a proposed bill that would allow bitcoin payments for state taxes and fees.
New Jersey state legislators held a hearing this week on the regulation, technology and potential surrounding bitcoin.
The legislative branch of the US government in New Jersey is holding a public hearing on bitcoin and digital currency today.
Israeli seed-stage investment group Magma VC has invested $400,000 in decentralised social messaging startup GetGems.