Bitcoin’s Free Market OpenBazaar Aims Mainstream Adoption

Bitcoin’s Free Market OpenBazaar Aims Mainstream Adoption   Within hours of online marketplace OpenBazaar’s launch earlier this year, it was host to its first stores offering illegal merchandise. But, it turns out that early precedent was not a harbinger of things to come at the distributed e-commerce platform, supported by VC-backed software startup OB1, which boasts investors including Andreessen…

You Can Now Spend Bitcoin on Over 2.5 Million Things at Bitcoin.com

You Can Now Spend Bitcoin on Over 2.5 Million Things at Bitcoin.com   Bitcoin.com has launched its new Spend Bitcoin section, a one-stop-shop where users can spend Bitcoin online over 2,500,000 products from reputable merchants across the globe, including Newegg, Overstock and Rakuten.    Easily Spend Bitcoin Online Most people think of Bitcoin as an alternative way to pay online, and for…

BitOcean Releases Two-Way Kiosks to Compete with Bitcoin ATM Market Leaders

BitOcean Technology Development Co, Ltd has released Chinese-developed and -made bitcoin ATMs with a feature list designed to compete with popular existing products. The new machines – the second generation developed by the Beijing-based company – are two-way kiosks, meaning they enable users to buy and sell bitcoins, with multi-currency support and compliance capabilities to…

Marco Santori Joins Blockchain Team as Global Policy Counsel

Blockchain announced today that it has retained New York business attorney and commercial litigator Marco Santori as its global policy counsel. Santori, who recently also joined the firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman , told The Wall Street Journal that Blockchain “espouses the values that bitcoin is meant to advance”, and that such values helped motivate his decision to…