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Mphasis opens Blockchain Centre of Excellence in India

Indian IT services and solutions provider Mphasis has opened a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Blockchain-based solutions at its Bangalore headquarters. The lab will conduct research, rapid...

Canada has been experimenting with a digital fiat currency called CAD-COIN — Forbes

The Bank of Canada, the Canadian Payments Association, and the Royal Bank of Canada are reportedly experimenting with a digital fiat currency called CAD-COIN. Laura...

Deloitte Developing Blockchain Prototypes

Deloitte says it is working with five blockchain companies – BlockCypher, Bloq, ConsenSys, Loyyal (formerly known as Ribbit.me) and the Stellar Development Foundation –...

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BitFury Raises $20M

BitFury, a company that provides bitcoin hardware and infrastructure, including ASICs, PCB boards, servers, and data centers, has raised $20 million. The investment was led...

Circle Raises $17M

Circle Internet Financial, a digital currency company, has closed $17 million in Series B financing, bringing its total raise to date to $26 million....

Xapo Raises $20M

Bitcoin wallet and vault provider Xapo has raised $20 million in Series A funding led by Benchmark Capital. Fortress Investment Group and Ribbit Capital also participated in the round.

Big Fish Games To Accept Bitcoins

Game-maker Big Fish is partnering with bitcoin platform Coinbase, to accept the digital cryptocurrency. All Big Fish online games can now be purchased directly from...

Winklevoss Twins Buy Space Rides With Bitcoins

The Winklevoss brothers are going to space. The duo, know for championing the cause of bitcoins, among other things, have purchased Virgin Galactic tickets using the cryptocurrency. Tyler Winklevoss has a very interesting blog post on the subject, which you can find here.

Mt. Gox Halts All Bitcoin Transactions

One of the world's biggest bitcoin exchanges, the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, has stopped trading indefinitely; potentially risking millions of dollars belonging to investors betting...

Mondo Cellars Winery Selling Equity Stake For Bitcoins

Mondo Cellars, a California-based winery, is accepting bitcoins for an equity partnership in their Paso Robles winery. This will be the first established winery...

Bitcoin Just Crossed $1000

BitPay Launches Bitcoin Merchant Directory

If you want to shop using bitcoins, but did not know where to find merchants that accepted the peer-to-peer digital currency, this information may...

ItBit Launches Global Trading Platform For Bitcoins

Digital currency exchange itBit has launched a global platform for the trading of Bitcoin with US dollars, Singapore dollars and Euros. Rich Teo (CEO and...

ItBit Raises $3.25M

Digital currency exchange itBit, headquartered in Singapore, has raised $3.25 million, in a fundraising round co-led by Canaan Partners and RRE Ventures. Additional investors...