BitPay’s Multisig Wallet ‘Copay’ Leaves Beta

CoinDesk BitPay’s Multisig Wallet ‘Copay’ Leaves Beta Bitcoin payments processor BitPay has announced that Copay, its multisig bitcoin wallet, is out of beta. Copay, originally known as Cosign, aims to combat bitcoin wallet thefts by offering customisable security for businesses and individuals. Like other multisig products, a predetermined number of parties must ‘sign off’ each Copay transaction…

Lawsky Hints at BitLicense News Ahead of DC Speech

CoinDesk Lawsky Hints at BitLicense News Ahead of DC Speech NYDFS Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky could unveil the finalized BitLicense during a Washington DC speech tomorrow. more digital currency info…

BitMex Founder: Grexit Will Not Spark Bitcoin Surge

CoinDesk BitMex Founder: Grexit Will Not Spark Bitcoin Surge Bitcoin will not see a surge in Greece following this week’s debt payment decision, BitMex’s founder has said. more digital currency info…

BitFury to Release Light Bulbs that Mine Bitcoin in 2015

CoinDesk BitFury to Release Light Bulbs that Mine Bitcoin in 2015 Bitcoin mining firm BitFury has revealed plans to market a light bulb that mines digital currency to the general public sometime in 2015. more digital currency info… Ecuador Mandates Bank Participation in National E-Money Initiative The Ecuadorean government has ordered the nation’s banks to…

Ripple Appoints DTCC’s Former CEO as Advisor

CoinDesk Ripple Appoints DTCC’s Former CEO as Advisor Digital currency startup Ripple Labs has appointed Donald Donahue, former CEO of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) as an advisor to the company. DTCC is the main clearing house for US securities and derivatives, processing more than $1.6 quadrillion in transactions per year. In his…

Reactions to Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

CoinDesk Reactions to Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence Ross Ulbricht, the convicted founder and operate of online black market Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison yesterday after being found guilty of narcotics and computer hacking charges in February. The severity of the sentencing quickly set off a firestorm of comment and criticism, with debates…

Former Exec Hits Back at OKCoin Amid Contract Dispute

CoinDesk Former Exec Hits Back at OKCoin Amid Contract Dispute More details emerged in the ongoing dispute between OKCoin and Roger Ver after former OKCoin CTO Changpeng Zhao released a statement. more digital currency info…