• Bitcoin Meets Mr. Market

    News

    By Steven Lord August 20, 2014 The selloff in Bitcoin that began in late July has accelerated in recent days, and it reached a fairly extreme level even by Bitcoin standards. As of late Monday afternoon, bitcoin was trading for roughly $453, according to Coindesk’s aggregate price index, down from nearly $600 a little over […]

  • Bitcoin Apps Return To Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) iOS Store | Tech News

    Trending

    Recently, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) took a softer approach toward its policy on virtual currency by allowing Bitcoin wallets and in-app Bitcoin payments. And now, to take advantage of the currency, the apps facilitating Bitcoin are live in the App Store. via Bitcoin Apps Return To Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) iOS Store | Tech News.

  • If a Bitcoin Comes To The Point of Sale, Will SMBs Really Care? | PYMNTS.com

    Exchanges

    Bitcoin is getting one step closer to the mainstream as California-based financial management solution specialist Intuit has integrated bitcoin into its QuickBooks Online payment processing service. Intuit’s new PayByCoin Service launched in collaboration with Bitcoin wallet and merchant processing provider Coinbase. Coinbase actually takes and processes the bitcoin payment; the QuickBooks integration allows small business customers to […]

  • ANX Issues World’s First Bitcoin Debit Card

    Exchanges

    Innovation will be the determining factor in who leads the Bitcoin industry for the next several generations and industry leaders will be determined by how well they adjust to the market and how well they innovate. One of the largest problems that Bitcoin has is that since Bitcoin itself is not widely accepted anyone who […]

  • Bitcoin Joint Venture to Bid for Mt. Gox Assets – WSJ

    Exchanges

    A joint venture between a Chinese and American company plans to launch a new bitcoin exchange in Japan by August, attempting to fill the void left by the collapse of Mt. Gox, once the world’s largest trading platform for the crypto-currency. BitOcean, a Beijing-based bitcoin ATM maker, will team up with Atlas ATS, a New […]

  • Banks Curtail International Money Transfers – NYTimes.com

    Regulation

    JPMorgan stopped its Rapid Cash program in November, partly because the bank grew concerned about some of the risks, a spokeswoman said. As part of its program, JPMorgan had teamed up with the large Mexican bank Banorte. Many people picking up remittances in Mexico sent from Chase branches in the United States were not customers […]

  • Banks Abandon Cross Border Remittance Business|PaymentsSource

    Payments

    As banks cut cross-border transfer services to emerging markets because of perceived risk, the market for remittance services opens up for digital payments startups. Some newer entrants are using decentralized cryptocurrencies, which enable more efficient, low cost transfer. Even though the regulatory environment for cryptocurrencies is unclear, the upstart companies are making headway in building […]

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