After 3 years, the Mt. Gox saga has seen a huge break in the case

It was just over three years ago when I wrote about Mt. Gox after learning the news that they disappeared overnight after being hacked and shutting down. You can see the archived link here from February 2014; you can read why it’s archived here (and not a live link). Now in 2017, Gox is making headlines again, but[…]

Litecoin ATMs Proliferate Globally

The number of litecoin ATMs more than doubled during June, making Litecoin the clear market leader in altcoin-supporting cryptocurrency banking terminals. In recent months, bitcoin ATM operators have installed Litecoin-compatible terminals in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Also Read: Austria, Canada, and US See Growth in Number of Bitcoin ATMs The Number of[…]

Abra Bitcoin Wallet App Integrates American Express

The bitcoin wallet with its own network of human tellers around the world, Abra, has just integrated a new way of buying bitcoin inside its app. American Express cards have been added as a funding option in addition to cash and bank accounts. Also read: Abra Now Offers Deposits and Withdrawals at 60+ US Financial Institutions Integration[…]

PR: Centra Tech Announces ICO, Centra Card, & Insured Wallet

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Centra is a Crypto debit card for Bitcoin, Ethereum & more.[…]

What Every Bitcoiner Should Know About ‘Bitcoin Cash’

In a few days the notorious August 1st is approaching, and it’s likely this day will be remembered for a long time. This week discussed the possible scenario of a user activated hard fork called “Bitcoin Cash” as much of the community doesn’t realize this fork will likely still happen despite Segwit2x’s current progress.[…]

Indian Bitcoin Hotspot Bangalore Sees 50+ Merchants Added This Month

Bitcoin’s popularity in India is steadily growing, particularly in the country’s third most populous city, Bangalore. Leading Indian bitcoin exchange Unocoin is based in the city, and has been helping merchants accept bitcoin there. talked to CEO Sathvik Vishwanath about the bitcoin economy in Bangalore and throughout India. Also read: India Fights Over Which Government[…]

BIP91 Activates While Fork Still Looms In the Backdrop

On July 22, 2017, at approximately 04:46:31 UTC at block height 477120 — BIP91 was activated on the Bitcoin network. As of this point, if the Segwit2x plan is successful, blocks that don’t signal Segregated Witness (BIP141) will be rejected. Also read: Acinq Launches Lightning Network Android Wallet Eclair Segwit2x Progresses Forward BIP91 has activated on[…]

How Japanese Exchanges Prepare to Deal With Forked `Bitcoin Cash´

The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association has issued an announcement regarding Bitcoin Cash (BCC), which it expects to result from a planned hard fork on August 1. Some of its 13 bitcoin exchange members have already issued preliminary notices detailing how they will deal with the upcoming cryptocurrency. Also read: Viabtc Launching Bitcoin Cash Token and[…]

Japanese Exchanges to Suspend Services on Sunday

The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association has announced its plans in response to the BIP91 lock-in. Thirteen Japanese bitcoin exchanges are now prepared to halt bitcoin deposits and withdrawals earlier than the original date of August 1. Also read: 13 Japanese Exchanges Agree to Suspend Bitcoin Service on August 1 Responding to BIP91 Lock-In The Japan[…]