Bitcoin Pizza Day: Reliving the Memories and Forging New Ones

Today cryptocurrency enthusiasts around the world are celebrating the notorious “Bitcoin Pizza Day” where two Papa John’s pizzas were purchased for 10,000 BTC. Not only is the transaction deemed the first bitcoin exchange for real-world value, the trade is now appraised at US$20 million at today’s exchange rates. Also read: Asset Managers Recommend Bitcoin to Hedge[…]

Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Canaan Acquires Proof of Existence

The first document timestamping service for the Bitcoin blockchain, Proof of Existence, has been acquired by Bitcoin ASIC mining hardware manufacturer Canaan. The company has also retained the founder of Proof of Existence, Manuel Aráoz, as an advisor on future product development. Also read: Veriphant Helps Enable Legal Proofs in the Bitcoin Blockchain The Acquisition by[…]

Congressional Leaders Question IRS Summons to Coinbase

It seems a few U.S. politicians are taking issue with the recent Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) actions towards users of the bitcoin trading platform Coinbase. Also read: Zebpay Bullish About India’s Bitcoin Outlook, Experiences Strong Growth   Three Congressional Leaders are Asking for the Reasons Behind the Recent IRS summons to Coinbase A letter addressed to[…]

Largest Czech Online Retailer Alza Accepts Bitcoin, Installs 2 Bitcoin ATMs in Showrooms

The largest Czech online retailer Alza has started accepting bitcoin and has installed a Bitcoin ATM in two of its showrooms; one in Prague and one in Bratislava. Also read: Russia’s Largest Online Retailer Ulmart to Accept Bitcoin in September Alza Starts Accepting Bitcoin Founded in 1994, Alza.cz Inc was previously called Alzasoft. Originally known for[…]

Bitcoin Price Climbs Towards the $2K Range

The price of bitcoin has hit a new all-time high once again as the digital currency has reached an average of $1950 across global exchanges. If bitcoin breaks the $2K range the price will have doubled since the beginning of the new year. Moreover, 2017 has shown digital assets, in general, have seen significant gains[…]

Asset Managers Recommend Bitcoin to Hedge Against US Stock Market Risks

Following the biggest U.S. stock market sell-off of the year on Wednesday, asset managers and investment strategists are suggesting two strategies for portfolio protection; bitcoin and international markets. Also read: Zebpay Bullish About India’s Bitcoin Outlook, Experiences Strong Growth Alternatives to Investing in US Stocks Wall Street saw the biggest sell-off in more than eight months[…]

U.S. Government to Research Role of Virtual Currencies in Terrorism

Following the ransomware epidemic this past weekend, Kathleen Rice, a Representative from New York’s 4th congressional district submitted a bill asking the Secretary of Homeland Security to “analyze and disseminate a threat assessment regarding terrorist use of virtual currency.” Also Read: Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Considers Bitcoin    House Representative Proposes that Government Agencies[…]

Wagerr: The Sports Betting Blockchain

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Wagerr (WGR), a fully decentralized sports betting blockchain, announces its Initial[…]