Tuesday, January 19, 2021

First dedicated ‘bitcoin bank’ opens in Vienna, Austria

What is likely the world’s first dedicated Bitcoin bank has opened in the heart of the Austrian capital Vienna. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Coinbase’s IRS dispute isn’t just about bitcoin

This past week saw yet another move in the ongoing scuffle between the IRS and cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Read more: www.coindesk.com

The code for this bitcoin node scanner is now open source

CoinScope, a tool that provides aggregated data about bitcoin nodes, has been made open source. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Straits Financial becomes first brokerage house to accept bitcoin

Straits Financial will become the first US-based Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) to accept bitcoin to fund trades and investments. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

ATM Bitcoin Exchange begins international expansion

France is receiving a new bitcoin ATM with GrupoBTC France, a subsidiary of ATM Bitcoin Exchange, installing the machine in the southern city of Montpellier.

Newsflash: bitcoin price run reaches $1,200

The bullish bitcoin price trend continues in a strong start to April as price breaches $1,200 on the Bitstamp Price Index (BPI). Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Hackers steal millions in bitcoin by merely using phone numbers

Hackers are changing their game plan. By using a person’s phone number they can now gain access and steal money from someone’s bank account to bitcoin. Read more: www.cryptocoinnews.com

Global currency wars are creating bitcoin’s ‘killer app’

Today, millions of people around the world have choose bitcoin over government’s manipulative fiat currency in the world of finance. Read more: www.bitcoinist.com

Unocoin partners bitwage for bitcoin-based payroll in India

A new partnership with San Francisco-based bitcoin payments company Bitwage will see Unocoin integrated into the payments platform. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Bitcoin is a ‘Material Enough Phenomenon’

The Australian Government paper is fundamentally highlighting the lack of an accounting standard by the IASB when dealing with digital currencies. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com