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Bitcoin Group Fails to IPO; Barred From Refile Until 2016

In November, Sam Lee and his Bitcoin Group in Australia made news for positioning themselves for a major Initial Public Offering on the Australian Stock Exchange. Upon final assessment by the Australian financial authorities, the Bitcoin Group will not be able to “go public” until 2016, at the earliest, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Read ...

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Bitcoin Weekly Recap 12-4-2015

Bitcoin Weekly Recap 12-4-2015   GoPay Integrates Bitcoin Option European payment facilitator GoPay is adding Bitcoin as an option, enabling the 2,000-plus merchants who use the service to begin accepting the cryptocurrency for payments. The company, which is based in the Czech Republic, is similar to PayPal in that it facilitates e-commerce and also provides mobile payment options for its ...

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Top 8 Bitcoin Apps for iPhone

Are you ready to put your new iPhone 6S to good use? If you love Bitcoin, it is time to fill the iPhone with the best Bitcoin apps on the market. Use your Bitcoins anywhere you go, with the best wallets, games, and convenient services that the world’s most advanced currency provides. Apple struggled with the new Bitcoin currency app ...

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Bitcoin Black Friday 2015 Rebounds Strongly After Down Year

Bitcoin price, relative to the fiat currency markets, is probably the most influential component of Bitcoin on any given day. Bitcoin price is among the most searched terms within the industry on any given day, and the media predicts the import and value of the digital currency based upon this specious metric. In 2014, Bitcoin had a very strong year ...

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Bitcoin Weekly Recap 11-27-2015

Bitcoin Weekly Recap 11-27-2015   Coinbase and Shift Unveil VISA Bitcoin Debit Card Coinbase, in partnership with Shift Payments, unveiled its new Shift debit card this week. The new card provides Coinbase users with the ability to spend Bitcoins both online and offline with any merchant that accepts VISA payments. The Shift card is available to users in a total ...

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Bitcoin Black Friday Is Almost Here!

The holidays are coming up, and with them comes Bitcoin Black Friday, an exclusive, one-day event designed to bring bitcoin merchants and users together over the best deals in digital currency. Founded in 2012, the event has grown in significance and popularity over time, and 2015 is expected to be the biggest one to date. For more information, you may ...

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Bitcoin Weekly Recap 11-20-2015

Bitcoin Weekly Recap 11-20-2015   Eurozone Crackdown on Bitcoin in Wake of Paris Attacks. Countries within the European Union are pushing the European Commission to implement new restrictions on Bitcoin – along with prepaid cards and what are being termed “anonymous payments” – as just part of Europe’s response to the recent terror attacks in Paris that claimed more than 120 lives. ...

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Big Mac Index for Bitcoin

  The Economist, back in 1986, created the ‘Big Mac Index’ to measure the value currencies in separate economies, showing how much currency it takes to buy a specific item (in this case a Big Mac) in different countries. This gives a better idea of the actual worth of currency than a mere exchange rate. However, it is restricted to ...

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