Category: Investing

This Gallery Is Selling Indigenous Australian Art for Bitcoin

Things you can buy with bitcoin: AT&T’s services, airfare, pretty much anything using gift cards through Bitrefill, pizza, drugs (duh) and now, Indigenous Australian art. Yes, you read that right. The Indigenous Fine Art Gallery (IFAG) in Australia now accepts bitcoin for its “museum-quality art from Australia’s most collectible Indigenous artists.” This puts the IFAG […]

Founder of Defunct Cryptopia Launches New Crypto Exchange

The founder of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which entered liquidation following a hack in January 2019, has launched a new exchange called Assetylene. The LinkedIn employment history for the founder of the failed New Zealand exchange, Adam Clark, indicates that he’s been working on Assetylene since September 2018, which is also when the exchange’s Twitter […]

Bisq’s Lead Developer Makes Way for DAO to Take Over

The founder of decentralized crypto exchange Bisq has stepped away from all roles and activities, allowing the exchange’s DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) to oversee its operations. Manfred Karrer released the departure announcement on Bisq’s official site on May 16, 2019, claiming that the exchange is “entering a new phase” and that the DAO “is now […]

Coinbase CEO Teases Launch of Debit Card in the U.S.

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has announced that the company is working on introducing its debit card to customers in the U.S. Armstrong’s announcement came in a live AMA session on YouTube on May 16, 2019, during which he fielded questions and touched on various topics such as community trust ratings for altcoins and fraud prevention. […]

Cartoon: Obstacle Course | Bitcoin Magazine

For the crypto industry, attracting the next 100 million consumers to start using tokens as currency is going to require simpler access methods. The current process of exchanging a fiat currency (e.g., USD) to any cryptocurrency (e.g., bitcoin), is a multi-step process with lots of obstacles.

BitGo Announces New Settlement System for Institutional Clients

Blockchain security company BitGo is launching a new service for institutional clients: a clearing and settlements system that operates off-chain. BitGo announced this new service in a press release on May 14, 2019, describing some of the features that this new system will have. Assets “never need to leave custody,” according to the announcement, and […]