Bitpay announces sponsorship of college football bowl game

Bitpay announces sponsorship of college football bowl game

Jun 19, 2014

Merchant bitcoin payments processor BitPay has announced that it will sponsor the St. Petersburg Bowl, an annual college postseason football game sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), through 2016.     ESPN Events and the Bitcoin payment processor BitPay have reached an agreement for BitPay to sponsor the St. Petersburg...

Criminal hackers’ interest in digital currencies skyrockets

There is little question that savvy investors have latched on to Bitcoin and other digital currencies as an investment with great growth potential. Now the cyber-criminals are figuring out the potential value and devoting significant time and resources to finding ways to steal digital coins. More than 100 families of malware now attempting to steal—not only...

New York to regulate Bitcoin: Is the cryptocurrency biz like ‘the Wild West?’

New York to regulate Bitcoin: Is the cryptocurrency biz like ‘the Wild West?’

Jan 31, 2014

The New York State Department of Financial Services concluded a two-day fact-finding hearing on how to regulate Bitcoin and other virtual cryptocurrencies. The purpose of the hearing was to consider whether or not Empire State regulators should have a direct role in overseeing the use of virtual cryptocurrencies, or if existing federal regulations suffice. New...