Stripe, a payments provider for emerging startups, is exploring new types of currency transactions starting with bitcoin. It’s launched a bitcoin pilot among its customers, which it plans to expand into a beta trial.
The Bitcoin trading floor that can be found in a New York City park offers a view of the currency in action. Here’s a look at how the trading works – and what it means for Bitcoin.
Bitcoin has had a rough few months. But three news items in the last week bode well for the currency’s liquidity — and its legitimacy.
The US Government has taken its most serious action yet against the popular cyber-currency Bitcoin by shutting down transfers between payment provider Dwolla and a Japanese exchange where the currency is traded.
The Bitcoin Boost Fund, announced on Tuesday, will give $50,000 to seven startups. The news comes at a time of swelling interest — and serious investment — into the new currency.