Koinify to Stop Token Sales Ahead of Platform Pivot

CoinDesk Koinify to Stop Token Sales Ahead of Platform Pivot Koinify has announced that it will pivot away from offering a token sales platform for decentralised applications, citing a lack of returns. more digital currency info… Bitcoin in the Headlines: A Clash of Economics Despite featuring its fair share of salacious material this week’s news…

Circle’s Bitcoin App Receives Honourable Mention at Google I/O

CoinDesk Circle’s Bitcoin App Receives Honourable Mention at Google I/O Circle’s bitcoin Android app has received an honourable mention at Google’s I/O Conference. The two-day event, which showcases the tech giant’s latest products, featured Circle’s app in its best-in-class category, which “recognises excellence in applying material design in the creation of engaging user experiences”. As…

Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht to Be Sentenced Tomorrow

CoinDesk Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht to Be Sentenced Tomorrow Convicted Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht faces decades, if not life, in prison at a sentencing hearing tomorrow in New York. more digital currency info… Dream Lover Now Lets You Pay Bitcoin for Virtual Romance Users of virtual relationship service Dream Lover can now spend…

Pinn Wins Top Prize for Hand-Free Bitcoin Payments App

CoinDesk Pinn Wins Top Prize for Hand-Free Bitcoin Payments App Pinn placed first at a recent demo day for a solution that enables bitcoin and fiat payments without the user every touching their cell phone. more digital currency info…

Lucy Liu Touts Blockchain Tech at Discussion on Branson’s Island

CoinDesk Lucy Liu Touts Blockchain Tech at Discussion on Branson’s Island Block Chain Summit, the exclusive bitcoin event held on Richard Branson’s private island, has revealed a surprising advocate of blockchain technology. According to tweets from Necker Island, actress Lucy Liu – better known for her work in Hollywood blockbusters and Sherlock Holmes reboot Elementary – joined participants…