Coinstar Machines in Select US States Now Sell BTC Vouchers

News On Jan. 17, financial services company Coinme announced that people visiting select Safeway and Albertsons stores in California, Texas, and Washington can now purchase bitcoin core (BTC) through Coinstar kiosks. Coinstar devices are fully automated self-service coin-counting machines and

Goldman Sachs-Backed Startup Unveils Cold Storage Cryptocurrency Trading

Palo Alto-based blockchain security company BitGo has developed a platform which will enable traders to buy and sell cryptocurrencies without having to take it out of cold-storage.  A Focus on Security Days after the cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia got hacked, Palo

South Africa Wants to Mandate Registration of Crypto Service Providers

Regulation A regulatory working group in South Africa, which includes the country’s central bank, has released a consultation paper on crypto assets this week. According to the document, all exchanges, wallet providers, Bitcoin ATMs and payment processors will have to

Bitpay Reports Processing Over $1 Billion Transactions in 2018

Wallets Popular cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay has released figures showing that the company maintained strong performance during 2018, despite the downturn in the market. For example, while other ventures had to downsize recently, Bitpay’s staff increased by 78 percent from

Custodial Bitgo Clients Can Now Access Genesis Global’s OTC Pools

News On Wednesday, cryptocurrency custodial service Bitgo and over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage house Genesis Global announced a partnership to provide fast and secure trades directly from Genesis’ cold storage solution. Essentially, institutional investors who store their assets with Bitgo will be

Binance Launches Euro and Pound Fiat-to-Crypto Platform in Jersey

Exchanges European and British investors looking for a gateway to covert their fiat into cryptocurrency have just gotten another venue to trade on. Popular digital exchange Binance has launched a euro and pound fiat-to-crypto trading platform in the British Crown