Marcus Swanepoel, CEO of Luno, discusses digital currencies, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Singapore’s startup ecosystem and the growth of his exchange.
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Without mining, Ethereum ‘will be more usable, secure and scalable too.’
NY Department of Financial Service granted license to bitcoin exchange Coinbase.
U.S.-based Circle Internet Financial Ltd, a social payments app backed by Goldman Sachs, said on Wednesday it will no longer allow customers to buy and sell bitcoin because it has failed to become a meaningful part of its business. “Using bitcoin for speculative trading or people buying and selling bitcoin… Read more »
A London-based start-up said on Wednesday it would launch the first fund to track an index of digital currencies such as bitcoin in the coming weeks.
This marks the second acquisition made by SCI, which had, in April 2015, acquired BuyBitcoin.ph, the first bitcoin exchange in the Philippines.
Bitcoin plunged after one of the largest exchanges halted trading because hackers stole about $65 million of the digital currency. Bitcoin slumped 5.3 percent against the dollar as of 10:17 a.m. on Wednesday in Tokyo, bringing its two-day drop to 13 percent. Prices also sank 6.2 percent on Monday, although… Read more »
Craig Wright, the Australian who claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin, is attempting to build a large patent portfolio around the digital currency and technology underpinning it.
Quoine, a Bitcoin exchange with offices in Tokyo and Singapore, has closed a US$20 million investment.
As one would-be father of bitcoin falls by the wayside, squabbling among the web-based currency’s lead developers is exposing a fundamental flaw: it must evolve to meet growing demand, but may lack a governance structure to achieve this. The latest bickering erupted after Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright promised to prove… Read more »