Bitcoin, a Florida judge says, is not real money. Ironically, that could provide a boost to use of the crypto-currency which has remained in the shadows. Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk
Pantera Capital, has been focused on bitcoin and other digital currencies since 2011, and Dan Morehead argues that its price is “actually very predictable.” Read more: techcrunch.com
With a hard fork looming, BitGo, a multi-signature bitcoin wallet, has advised its customers what to do in the case of a new chain. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com
Bitcoin prices are up more than 3% since the start of the day’s trading, climbing above $950 for the first time in weeks. Read more: www.coindesk.com
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
Two years after buying roughly 30,000 BTC, investor Tim Draper is still passionate about the technology as well as competing blockchain offerings. Read more: www.coindesk.com
Coinsecure and BitPay have teamed up to create a new platform for India-based merchants. The platform will allow merchants to receive Bitcoin but have rupees sent to their bank accounts instead. Read more: www.neowin.net
Hong Kong-based digital currency exchange Gatecoin has raised $500,000 just months after being hacked.