Video: Bring on Bitcoin: why Richard Branson and Bill Gates support the currency

  • Bring on Bitcoin: why Richard Branson and Bill Gates support the currency
  • Blockchain also recently introduced an iOS mobile application for its wallets, after Apple Inc. relaxed its policies on apps that handle the virtual currency.
  • Blockchain Ltd., which runs the world’s most popular wallet for storing bitcoins, raised more than $30m in its first outside round of funding.
  • Blockchain, which has more than 2.3m consumer wallets, will use the funds to expand internationally and add features.
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners, Wicklow Capital and Richard Branson were among the investors, the London-based company said in a statement today.

Blockchain President Peter Smith discusses the company’s business model and
the security concerns surrounding Bitcoin
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Bitcoin exchange Coinbase gets money transmitter license in New York

#bitcoin exchange Coinbase gets money transmitter license in New York

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The New York Department of Financial Services announced on Monday that it had granted a virtual currency and money transmitter license to bitcoin exchange Coinbase. Coinbase is the world’s largest bitcoin company and currently operates in 32 countries. The announcement was made by Financial Services
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Bitcoin exchange Coinbase gets money transmitter license in New York

  • Bitcoin exchange Coinbase gets money transmitter license in New York
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  • NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York Department of Financial Services announced on Monday that it had granted a virtual currency and money transmitter license to bitcoin exchange Coinbase.
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The New York Department of Financial Services announced on Monday that it had granted a virtual currency and money transmitter license to bitcoin exchange Coinbase. Coinbase is the world’s largest bitcoin company and currently operates in 32 countries. The announcement was made by Financial Services
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Bitcoin exchange Coinbase gets money transmitter license in New York

  • Bitcoin exchange Coinbase gets money transmitter license in New York
  • The New York Department of Financial Services announced on Monday that it had granted a virtual currency and money transmitter license to bitcoin exchange Coinbase.
  • Aside from Coinbase, DFS has granted money transmitter licenses to Ripple and Circle Internet Financial and trust charters to Gemini Trust Company, founded by the Winklevoss brothers, as well as itBit Trust Company.
  • Coinbase, which is subject to ongoing supervision by DFS, offers services for buying, selling, sending, receiving, and storing bitcoin.
  • Coinbase is the world’s largest bitcoin company and currently operates in 32 countries.

The New York DFS announced on Monday that it had granted a virtual currency and money transmitter license to bitcoin exchange Coinbase.
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