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Rival iOS app store Bit Store launches with bitcoin wallet support

Posted on 5th April, 2014

It’s no secret that Apple has taken a skeptical attitude towards bitcoin apps. The iPhone maker has removed all bitcoin wallet apps from their App Store in recent months, usually with no prior notice and citing vague “unresolved issues.” There has been endless speculation about the underlying reasons for the de facto bitcoin ban, ranging […]

Coinbase announces BitHack winners

Posted on 29th March, 2014

In February, Coinbase announced BitHack, an online hackathon open for “all developers who want to create something great with bitcoin.” Using the Coinbase API, programmers had just over a month to compete for a total of $18,000 in prize money. After weeks of waiting, the winners were finally announced in a blog post yesterday. First […]

Coinplug releases new apps for South Korean market

Posted on 17th February, 2014

South Korean Bitcoin exchange Coinplug has released three new Android apps to help spur adoption of the cryptocurrency in the country. Coinplug’s trio are familiar tools for the Bitcoin faithful: a wallet, a trading app and a self-contained point of sale (POS) system for merchants. These appear to be the first Bitcoin apps created specifically […]