Atlanta joins Chicago, NYC in roundup of top 3 bitcoin ATM markets in US

Coinsource, a bitcoin ATM network, has announced the deployment of 20 terminals in Georgia, the company's single largest installation to date, according to a press release. Eighteen of the terminals are located in Atlanta; two more are situated in the...

Coinbase wins some, loses some in IRS court battle

Coinbase, a virtual currency exchange, recently went to court with the IRS over the disclosure of customer's records from 2013 to 2015. The company was able to prevent more than 480,000 customers' records from disclosure, but it will have to...

BnkToTheFuture announces market and platform for private securities

BnkToTheFuture has announced a tokenized secondary market and platform for private securities. The platform will handle trading of security tokens and will have its own BFT token for flow analysis, due diligence and investor relations, according to a press release....

Tech mogul Michael Arrington announces Ripple hedge fund

Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch, has announced the launch of a hedge fund consisting of Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency. Investors who buy shares of the $100 million fund will receive distributions in XRP, according to a report by Fortune. Arrington plans to use the fund to invest in digital assets, initial coin offerings and startups.

Aion, Icon, Wanchain launch Blockchain Interoperability Alliance

Aion, Wanchain and Icon have launched the Blockchain Interoperability Alliance, a group focused on developing industry standards, research collaboration and promoting widespread adoption of blockchain technologies, according to a press release. The current inability of blockchain protocols to communicate is...

OwlTing intros blockchain-based hotel management service

OwlTing, a Taiwanese technology company focusing on blockchain and e-commerce, is launching OwlNest Blockchain Hotel Management Service, an integrated lodging management platform. OwlNest is the world's first all-in-one Ethereum-based hotel management service with booking engine and property management system, according...

Bond aims to add blockchain-issued securities to conventional asset funds

A $5 million (3.75 million pounds) equity offering that offers digital blockchain-issued securities in a conventional asset fund has launched to accredited investors worldwide. Bond, the brainchild of a group of London-based business and cryptocurrency aficionados, affords investors the opportunity...

Fundraiser looks to blockchain for transparency in donation use

CharityStars, an online fundraising auction platform, has announced that its token for charitable giving, AidCoin, has raised 8,333 Ether (more than $4 million) in a presale. AidCoin is an ERC20 utility token that allows CharityStars to raise funds through blockchain...

Libra raises $7.8M in Series A funding for development of crypto biz tax software

Libra, a pioneer in financial software for the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry, has announced a $7.8 million Series A round led by a "prominent, multibillion-dollar European family office." According to a press release, participating investors include Liberty City Ventures, leading...

Decent partners with Pivotal Entertainment to bring blockchain to the entertainment industry

Decent, a blockchain technology company, has partnered with Pivotal Entertainment to test Decent's blockchain platform with the fashion, film, television, music and publishing industries, according to a press release. The platform is designed to allow content creators to access a...

Hyosung software enables virtual currency transactions at traditional ATMs

Nautilus Hyosung America has announced the introduction of Just Cash, ATM functionality that enables bitcoin transactions on a standard ATM. According to the company, the software is supported by ATMs running the operating system WinCE 6.0, version V06.01.30 and above....

Oxford Saïd Business School adds online course in blockchain strategy

The Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford has partnered with GetSmarter, a subsidiary of education technology provider 2U Inc., to introduce an online blockchain strategy short course for executives. The Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme will offer a fundamental...

Next stop for Bitstop ATMs: California

Bitstop, a Miami-based Bitcoin ATM company, has expanded to California with nine new bitcoin ATMs in the Golden State. The company has added five more locations in its home state of Florida, as well, a press release said. The California...

Wax, Xsolla team to bring cryptocurrency to more than 2k video games

Wax, an asset exchange, has teamed up with Xsolla, a video game publisher, to enable its cryptocurrency with Xsolla's library of more than 2,000 video games boasting more than 400 million players. Players can use the currency to purchase or...

Square enables bitcoin buying, selling in its app

Square, a mobile payments company, is currently testing bitcoin as an option in its Square Cash app. Currently, a small number of users can buy and sell bitcoin in the app, according to a report by Tech Crunch. Users generate a bitcoin wallet address by pressing a button in the app.

Nuco wins Canadian government funding on blockchain identity management platform

Nuco, a blockchain startup, has received government funding under the Small Business Innovation Challenge program from the Ontario Centres of Excellence in Ontario, Canada. The company plans to use the funding to develop a digital identity verification solution, according to...

North American utilities continue to invest in blockchain for renewable energy

North American utilities companies are continuing to invest in green and renewable energy, as well as new technologies such as blockchain to reduce carbon emissions. These companies are investing, despite the U.S.

Energy drink company develops thirst for bitcoin ATMs

DNA Brands Inc., an energy drink company making the transition to blockchain technology provider and incubator, has closed a deal with Bitcoindepot.com to place Bitcoin ATMs across the country. According to a press release, the machines perform bitcoin purchase and...

$150M in Ether frozen upon discovery of vulnerability

Parity Technologies, a virtual currency wallet company, recently disclosed a major security vulnerability of multisignature Ethereum wallets that could result in massive theft or loss. A user accidently wiped out the library code, which contained the logic for multisig contracts,...

DNA Brands, Bitcoin Depot strike bitcoin ATM deal

DNA Brands Inc., an energy drink company making the transition to blockchain technology provider and incubator, has closed a deal with Bitcoindepot.com to place Bitcoin ATMs across the country. According to a press release, the machines perform bitcoin purchase and...

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