Business News

GoCoin Brings Altcoin Payments to Shopify Merchants

| Joon Ian Wong

GoCoin has integrated with Shopify, bringing altcoin payment options to the e-commerce platform's merchants for the first time.

Online anonymity

Bitcoin-Over-Tor Anonymity ‘Can Be Busted for $2,500 a Month’

| Joon Ian Wong

Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have found that using bitcoin over Tor leaves users open to privacy-busting attacks.

Launceston Tasmania

Small Australian City Plans for a Big Bitcoin Economy

| Jon Southurst

Launceston, Tasmania, hopes to put itself on the map with a bitcoin-based economy supported by local businesses and government.

crypto, numbers, data

Crypto 2.0 Industry Dismisses SEC Crackdown Rumors

| Pete Rizzo

Following rumors that members have been receiving letters from the SEC, the crypto 2.0 community has denied these claims.


US Senator: Dark Market Fight Requires More Funding

| Stan Higgins

In a new letter, New York Senator Charles Schumer said he will seek more funds to fight drug-related cybercrime.

Regulation stamp and docs

Former SEC Chair Takes Advisory Roles at BitPay and Vaurum

| Jon Southurst

Long-serving former SEC chairman Arthur Levitt has taken advisory roles at US bitcoin firms BitPay and Vaurum.

BitPay Project Aims to Do for Networks What Bitcoin Did for Currency

| Daniel Cawrey

BitPay has announced an open-source project called Foxtrot – "simple and secure routing based on bitcoin cryptography".

Buying online with credit card

Trucoin Re-Enters Market, Expands Bitcoin Buying Service to 32 US States

| Pete Rizzo

Trucoin, which lets users buy bitcoin with cards, is to expand its US services to more than 30 states.


FinCEN Rules Bitcoin Payment Processors, Exchanges are Money Transmitters

| Pete Rizzo

FinCEN releases new guidance for custodial bitcoin exchanges and payment processors, ruling them money services businesses under US law.

UK High Court

UK High Court Orders Moolah to Hand Over Syscoin’s 750 BTC

| Stan Higgins

A UK judge has granted a final injunction against Moolah and ex-CEO Alex Green after an emergency action Friday.