Why Bitcoin Regulation Lags Where it’s Needed Most
Africa has significant market potential for bitcoin companies, but its challenging regulatory environment is deterring development.
Bitcoin Startups Bring Rebittance Service to Argentina and Mexico
Volabit and SatoshiTango have opened a bitcoin-powered international money bridge to transfer fiat between Mexico and Argentina.
Traditional Remittance Provider Adds Bitcoin Services in Latin America
Bitex.la has joined with More Money Transfers to offer customers fiat-to-bitcoin deposit services across Latin America.
Purse Launches Charitable Giving via Amazon Smile
A new initiative from bitcoin shopping service Purse, in partnership with Chain and the BitGive Foundation, allows consumers to receive discounts…
Policy Experts Talk Transparency in Bitcoin at Foreign Affairs Event
Foreign Affairs hosted an event to discuss the issues around trust where cryptocurrency is involved in global banking, payments and identity.
MyCoin Customers Report $8.1 Million in Losses to Hong Kong Police
Hong Kong lawmakers are urging the government to impose a ban on bitcoin after more than 25 victims in a MyCoin fraud case approached police.
SWIFT Event to Discuss Bitcoin’s Impact on Banking
The SWIFT Business Forum comes to New York next month with a panel of payments and cryptocurrency professionals.
Meet the 13 Candidates Running in Next Week’s Bitcoin Foundation Election
CoinDesk looks at the nominees for this year's Bitcoin Foundation elections, set to begin next week.
New Jersey State Legislature to Hold Bitcoin Hearing
The legislative branch of the US government in New Jersey is holding a public hearing on bitcoin and digital currency today.
Boost VC Enlists 24 Bitcoin Startups for Tribe 5
Boost VC’s launched Tribe 5 Monday with 24 bitcoin companies, bringing its total portfolio to 50 companies.