4 years after adopting Bitcoin, this business is still waiting for someone to use it

Ask any Bitcoin BTC fan – be it an investor, trader, entrepreneur, or even the dreaded “thought leader” – for their take on what Bitcoin really needs to fulfil its full potential, and they’ll undoubtedly tell you – mass adoption. It’s understandable, then, that businesses (large or small) are inevitably inundated with requests from persistent bagholders to…

The ultimate cryptocurrency explainer: Bitcoin, utility tokens, and stablecoins

Ten years ago the arrival of Bitcoin BTC changed how we view the global monetary system. With it, a new era was introduced that is reshaping how we connect and exchange value. Cryptocurrencies are decentralized digital assets that use cryptography as an encryption mechanism for security purposes. Beginning with Bitcoin, at the time of the…

Quadrigacx Saga: Founder’s’ Widow Owns Million-Dollar Properties – Bitcoin News

Troubled Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadrigacx may be newly armed with a 30-day stay from creditors, following the Feb. 5 bankruptcy hearing, but its late CEO’s widow, Jennifer Robertson, is on shifting ground as her affidavit is being picked apart by customers, experts and conspiracy theorists. Also read: Report Claims Quadrigacx Never Held More Than 1,000BTC Cotten’s…

Crypto exchange mistakenly sends 103 bitcoin to wallet it’s locked out of

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. And they’re gone.Image: Malte Mueller / getty By Jack Morse2019-02-13 00:04:26 UTC When it comes to cryptocurrency, things can always get worse.  Earlier this month, news broke that QuadrigaCX, a…

Atrium, Justin Kan’s legal tech startup, launches a fintech and blockchain division

Atrium, the legal startup co-founded by Justin Kan of Twitch fame, is jumping into the blockchain space today. The company has raised plenty of money — including $65 million from a16z last September — so rather than an ICO or token sale, this is a consultancy business. Atrium uses machine learning to digitize legal documents and develop applications…

Jack Dorsey is tweeting about his love of bitcoin: ‘Bitcoin is resilient. Bitcoin is principled. Bitcoin is native to internet ideals.’ (BTC)

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Associated Press Jack Dorsey has tweet stormed about his love of bitcoin. “I don’t see it as an investment,” he wrote. It’s a “currency.” It’s a strong endorsement for the cryptocurrency that’s had a rough 12 months. He added: Bitcoin will “probably be the native currency.” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has…

Crypto Exchange Says It Can’t Repay $190 Million to Clients After Founder Dies With Only Password

A metal token representing a bitcoin. File photo.Photo: Rick Bowmer (AP)Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX says it cannot repay most of $190 million in client holdings after its 30-year-old founder Gerald Cotten, the only person who knew the passwords to its “cold storage,” unexpectedly died in India in December 2018, Coindesk reported on Friday.In a sworn…

Spencer Golden on Bitcoin Trading

Spencer Golden Shares his experience in Bitcoin Trading. Trading Bitcoin features statuary caution, sometimes from one’s very own instincts– and occasionally– from the governments’ empathetically composed circulars. The electronic gold has indeed swept a large area of global traders and investors towards its scrumptious– as well as high-risk– volatility. And as with any speculative market, […]