CoinBuzz

September, 2015

  • 28 September

    Variety Jones’s Tale of a Corrupt FBI Agent could Lead to Attack on Ross Ulbricht

    A Silk Road Bitcoin wallet with $75 million protected by a passphrase known only to Ross Ulbricht and one other man. A corrupt FBI agent who runs a million-dollar-per-month darknet criminal operation. A roving team of mercenary bounty hunters. Singaporean safehouses, Interpol red notices, kidnapping and torture. Those are the ...

  • 27 September

    Australian Banks Target Bitcoin Businesses

    During the past weeks, at least 17 Australian Bitcoin companies received official letters from Westpac Banking Corporation and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, informing them that their accounts would be closed without any further explanation. Amongst the companies affected by this move are the exchanges BitTrade and Buyabitcoin. BitTrade’s founder, ...

  • 26 September

    Charlie Shrem Does AMA From Prison

    Charlie Shrem, co-founder of the former New York-based exchange BitInstant, as well as founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation, recently began an AMA hosted by Bitcoin.com. Shrem answered questions through the federal prison email system. Shrem is currently serving a sentence of two years in federal prison for “operating an ...

  • 25 September

    Vietnamese Exchange VBTC Opens Its Doors Again

    Bitcoin Vietnam, a Vietnamese startup founded in 2013, announced two days ago the re-opening on VBTC. The exchange previously operated during a few months starting from July 2014 but had to close its doors temporarily. “VBTC will allow us to handle Bitcoin remittance services towards Vietnam in a very fast ...

  • 24 September

    Sig3 Simplifies Multisig Bitcoin Transactions

    Sig3, a Bitcoin startup which launched on September 21st, is looking to simplify multisignature (multisig) transactions through automated co-sign policies. Multisignature Bitcoin addresses require more than one key to authorize a transaction. In the case of Sig3, at least two keys must verify the transaction. This may be the user ...

  • 24 September

    KeepKey Wallet Starts Shipping

    The KeepKey hardware wallet has begun shipping today, after being officially announced on July 19 of this year (although the device itself had been in development for approximately one and a half years). KeepKey is the brainchild of Darin Stanchfield, Founder of the company, who began development on the project ...

  • 23 September

    Anthem Vault Acquires Bitcoin Bullion Vendor

    On September 22nd, Las Vegas–based precious metals vaulter Anthem Vault announced an acquisition of Denver, Colorado–based dealer Amagi Metals. Amagi Metals offers purchase of bullion with Bitcoin through BitPay, a payments processor used by over sixty-thousand businesses and organizations. Anthem Vault’s announcement assures customers that Amagi Metals will continue supporting ...

  • 23 September

    Circle Updates Platform After First BitLicense

    Circle – a USD and Bitcoin remittance, wallet, and payment platform – has begun supporting US Dollar (USD) payments and debit cards as part of a major platform update after receiving the first New York BitLicense. In a blog post on September 22nd, Sean Neville and Jeremy Allaire of Circle outlined ...

  • 23 September

    TRR: A Purposed Bitcoin Anonymity Solution

    Shenzen University, China researchers released a white paper on September 21st for a purposed Bitcoin anonymity solution inspired by the TOR network. The white paper abstract begins, The anonymity of the Bitcoin system has some shortcomings. Analysis of Transaction Chain (ATC) and Analysis of Bitcoin Protocol and Network (ABPN) are ...

  • 23 September

    TRR: A Proposed Bitcoin Anonymity Solution

    Shenzen University, China researchers released a white paper on September 21st for a proposed Bitcoin anonymity solution inspired by the TOR network. The white paper abstract begins, The anonymity of the Bitcoin system has some shortcomings. Analysis of Transaction Chain (ATC) and Analysis of Bitcoin Protocol and Network (ABPN) are two ...