Bitcoin News Updates 12th August 2014

bitcoin news updates 12th august 2014

Bitcoin News Updates 12th August 2014

Today as of now bitcoin carrys mixed bag with some positive and little bit more negative news.  During last 24 hours bitcoin price index looked down southwards and currently trading around US$565 per bitcoin.

Payza: Introducing Withdrawal by Bitcoin in 190 countries

Global online payment processor Payza has announced it is now offering customers in 190 countries the ability to buy bitcoin via bank transfer.

Payza took to its official blog to reveal the news, though this formal announcement followed preliminary tweets from both Payza business development consultant Charlie Shrem and the London and Montreal-based company itself.

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Barry Silbert Leads $250K Investment in Indian Bitcoin Startup Unocoin

Bitcoin exchange and merchant payment processor Unocoin has closed a $250,000 funding deal with Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Opportunity Corp.

The Bangalore-based company has come a long way since launching in December 2013. After dealing with initial uncertainty surrounding local regulation of digital currency businesses, it has grown into one of India’s most popular bitcoin gateways.

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US CFPB Now Accepting Complaints Against Bitcoin Businesses

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a new warning to consumers, advising that they should exercise caution when engaging with the bitcoin and digital currency markets.

The CFPB advisory urges consumers to be vigilant as there are risks to consider when dealing and transacting with digital currency; namely, volatile exchange rates, unclear costs, security threats posed by hackers and scammers and the possibility that companies may not always be able to provide help or refunds for lost or stolen funds.

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Slovenia to Host First Bitcoin Central and Eastern Europe Conference

Digital currency fans from across the globe will be heading to Slovenia next month for the Bitcoin Central and Eastern Europe Conference.

Taking place on 11th and 12th September, the event is being organised by GreCom and its primary sponsor is GoCoin, which helps merchants accept payment in bitcoin and other digital currencies.

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Mexican Bitcoin Exchange Bitso Launches 10% Referral Bonus

Mexican bitcoin exchange Bitso has exited beta with a number of initiatives aiming to attract new users in the country.

The company first went live in April as the first exchange aimed at Mexico’s burgeoning bitcoin ecosystem, with features designed specifically for locals.

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New Zealand Exchange Bitnz.com hacked, 39 bitcoin stolen.

New Zealand bitcoin exchange site bitnz.com has been taken by the administrator leaving the message “bitnz.com under maintenance.  Apologies for the inconvenience (contact(at)bitnz.com).”.

It seems that last monday at 3am New Zealand time 39 bitcoins were transferred from the exchange by an unknown party.

Bitnz is one of the oldest (and perhaps smallest) bitcoin exchanges that started operators on 21 September 2011.

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Bitcoin News Updates 12th August 2014

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