Startups

KnCMiner sells $3 Million of bitcoin mining equipment in just four days

| Emily Spaven

KnCMiner sold a whopping $3m worth of bitcoin mining equipment over the course of just four days last week.

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Canadian mining company pays wages in bitcoin and plans new BTC exchange

| Daniel Cawrey

Mining company Alix Resources is paying contractors with bitcoin and plans to open a cryptocurrency exchange in early 2014.

Bitcoin stock exchange BitFunder announces closure

| Kadhim Shubber

Yet another bitcoin stock exchange is about to bite the dust, this time it's BitFunder.

itBit raises $3.25 Million to build finance-grade bitcoin trading platform

| Daniel Cawrey

The new virtual currency exchange has raised $3.25m, bringing its total funding to-date to $5.5m.

Babberly uses virtual currency plus bitcoin to boost local search

| Daniel Cawrey

Babberly has its own virtual currency called babberCRED. And bitcoin is being used as a complement to that.

shopify accepts bitcoin

Shopify officially integrates bitcoin as a payment option for its 70,000+ merchants

| Jon Southurst

Popular e-commerce platform Shopify announced earlier today it would add a bitcoin payment option for its sellers.

Judge orders bitcoin incubator CoinLab to hand over $2.4 Million in bitcoins

| Jon Southurst

CoinLab has been ordered to cough up $2.36m to Bitvestment over breach of contract.

The Netherlands’ biggest food delivery network now accepts bitcoin

| Richard Boase

Holland's 10th biggest online retailer has just announced it is now accepting payment in bitcoins.

Is bitcoin broken? Gavin Andresen responds to mining vulnerability paper

| Richard Boase

Gavin Andresen today formally addressed the recent paper titled 'Majority is not enough: bitcoin mining vulnerable'.

GoCoin raises $550k to process bitcoin payments in Asia and South America

| Daniel Cawrey

GoCoin raises $550,000 in venture capital to build a platform allowing merchants to accept various virtual currencies.