Bitcoin e-commerce startup Purse has raised $1m in seed funding in a round led by investor Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group.
The funding is the latest for Purse, which runs a two-sided e-comm... Read More
MercadoLibre, Latin America's answer to eBay, has announced it is integrating bitcoin into its payments platform, MercadoPago.
In an email to users, the marketplace said the initiative would keep i... Read More
Online travel booking agency CheapAir.com said Friday that it will switch bitcoin payment processors following a service change by Coinbase.
CheapAir.com - which began accepting bitcoin back in 201... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre