Companies

MrBitcoin May 16, 2018

Nick Chong · May 16, 2018 · 9:00 am It seems that the creator of the Avalon Bitcoin ASIC mining hardware has taken moves to secure a stock listing spot on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The company, usually known as Canaan, is seeking for $1 billion in IPO funding. Canaan Creative, better known for their […]

MrBitcoin April 19, 2018

Adam James · April 19, 2018 · 2:30 am Amazon Technologies, Inc. – a subsidiary of American electronic commerce and cloud computing giant Amazon.com, Inc. – has won a patent for a marketplace that offers data feeds. More important, the patented marketplace includes bitcoin transactions. Patent Approved The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved […]

MrBitcoin March 19, 2018

Jeff Francis · March 19, 2018 · 3:30 am An executive confirms that Mastercard is open to the use of cryptocurrency, but there is a major catch involved. Banks have notoriously been steadfast in their opposition to cryptocurrencies, and this is for a very good reason. The peer-to-peer economic marketplace of digital currencies is a […]

MrBitcoin February 13, 2018

Wilma Woo · February 13, 2018 · 1:15 am Microsoft has concluded that so-called ‘layer 2’ solutions are necessary for Bitcoin to scale and is “collaborating” on the technology. Microsoft: On-Chain Fails To Meet Capacity Needs In a blog post on Monday, Director of Program Management at Microsoft’s Identity Division Alex Simons said that layer 2 […]

MrBitcoin January 25, 2018

Bitcoinist.net · January 25, 2018 · 12:30 am Mark Twain said, “During the gold rush it’s a good time to be in the pick and shovel business.” Why? Because pick and shovel businesses make money even when the people who use them don’t find gold. This is a perfect metaphor for how to make money […]

MrBitcoin January 19, 2018

Wilma Woo · January 19, 2018 · 10:30 am Bitstamp CEO Nejc Kodrič has sought to distance his platform from Coinbase’s technical problems as exchanges worldwide feel the strain of mass adoption. Bitstamp Prioritizes ‘Good Communication’ In a message to users Thursday, Kodrič sought to reassure traders that despite “lengthy delays” and “satisfaction levels plummeting,” […]