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247Exchange Adds Fiat Withdrawals for Credit and Debit Cards

| Yessi Bello Perez

International cryptocurrency brokerage 247exchange has added credit and debit cards as a withdrawal method.

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BitX Expands Bitcoin Buying Service to Indonesia

| Jon Southurst

BitX is expanding into the world's second-fastest growing economy, Indonesia, bringing a fixed-price bitcoin exchange to its 252 million inhabitants.

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Pantera Leads $1.1 Million Funding for African Bitcoin Startup BitPesa

| Pete Rizzo

Kenya-based bitcoin services provider BitPesa has raised $1.1m in funding led by Pantera Capital and including Bitcoin Opportunity Corp.

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Markets Weekly: Slow Week for Bitcoin Price as ‘Grexit’ Looms

| Joon Ian Wong

Bitcoin traded sideways over the last week, with the price largely unchanged, as the wider macro-economy awaits a possible Greek Eurozone exit.

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Hong Kong’s MyCoin Disappears With Up To $387 Million, Reports Claim

| Jon Southurst

Hong Kong bitcoin exchange MyCoin has shut its doors, taking with it as much as HK$3bn ($386.9m) in investor funds, reports say.

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Robocoin Eases Onboarding Process with Online Verification

| Yessi Bello Perez

Robocoin has simplified the registration process for new users of its ATMs, enabling them to first create an account online before ever visiting…

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Trucoin Exchange Raises Daily Customer Allowance to $1,000

| Yessi Bello Perez

US-based bitcoin exchange Trucoin has increased its customer's daily purchase power to an "unprecedented" $1,000.

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CoinJar Redesigns iOS Wallet App for More Social Experience

| Jon Southurst

CoinJar's updated mobile app is simple to use and allows faster payments to all addresses, plus fiat currency transfers between CoinJar accounts.

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BitPay Sponsors NASCAR Truck Series Driver

| Stan Higgins

NASCAR driver Justin Boston has received a sponsorship from bitcoin payments company BitPay.

HashRabbit Raises $500k for its Bitcoin Mining Software Solution

| Daniel Cawrey

HashRabbit, which supplies enterprise-focused software to facilitate the management and security of bitcoin miners, has raised $500,000.