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Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
New York federal judge rules Bitcoin is money in case involving defunct bitcoin exchange Coin.mx connected to a broader investigation into JPMorgan hack   —  A federal judge in New York has ruled that bitcoin constitutes a form of money.  —  The ruling comes from the ongoing case involving …
Sep 20, 2016, 9:45 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Steam is now accepting Bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay   —  Gaming Platform Steam Now Accepting Bitcoin  —  Confirming a long-rumored move, gaming and digital media platform Steam is now accepting bitcoin payments through processing service BitPay.
Apr 28, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
As Bitcoin approaches its 1MB block size limit, transaction processing takes 10+ hours for some, while transaction fees rise several times   —  Bitcoin's Capacity Issues No ‘Nightmare’, But Higher Fees May Be New Reality  —  While bitcoin may not be facing a “nightmare” scenario as indicated by the media …
Mar 5, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
SEC charges former CEO of Bitcoin mining firm, GAW Miners, with conducting a Ponzi scheme that defrauded up to 10K people of about $19M   —  SEC Charges GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza With Securities Fraud  —  The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged former GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza …
Dec 1, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Lawsuit says $1.8M worth of Bitcoin was stolen from BitPay as a result of phishing attack on the firm's CFO and CEO, insurer being sued over claims payout   —  BitPay Sues Insurer After Losing $1.8 Million in Phishing Attack  —  BitPay has filed suit against a Massachusetts insurance company …
Sep 18, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Data Center Operator Sues CoinTerra for $5.4 Million in Damages   —  CoinTerra is being sued by a Utah data center operator for alleged breach of contract and $1.4m in unpaid services.  —  In court documents, C7 Data Centers alleges that former partner CoinTerra acted in bad faith …
Jan 14, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Bitstamp resumes services after revamping security, offers commission-free trading until Jan. 17, integrates BitGo's multi-signature wallet tech   —  Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Resumes Services  —  Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp has resumed services after having gone offline following a damaging hot wallet attack earlier this week.
Jan 9, 2015, 3:30 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp suspends trading after suspected security breach   —  Bitstamp Reports Hot Wallet Issue, Tells Customers to Not Deposit Bitcoin  —  Bitstamp announced today it had “detected problems” with its hot wallet, saying it had stopped withdrawals and warning customers not to attempt bitcoin deposits.
Jan 5, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Sweden-based bitcoin mining company KnCMiner announces $14M series A   —  KnCMiner Announces $14 Million Series A Funding Round  —  Bitcoin mining company KnCMiner has announced $14m in Series A funding.  —  The company said in a statement that GP Bullhound, a technology-focused investment bank …
Sep 4, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Foundation Hires Firm to Lobby Congress on Cryptocurrencies   —  The Bitcoin Foundation has stepped up its US lobbying efforts by hiring Washington, DC-based firm Thorsen French Advocacy.  —  The announcement from the Foundation represents perhaps the most high-profile bitcoin lobbying effort to date.
Jul 9, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context

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