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Robocoin debuts new “bank-like” bitcoin ATM

Posted on 10th June, 2014

Las Vegas-based bitcoin ATM maker Robocoin unveiled it’s next-generation machines today, the “Robocoin 2.0.” The two-way ATM features a new, more user-friendly software system and several hardware tweaks and upgrades from its previous model. The entire system has been overhauled, presenting a more bank-like experience for Robocoin “branch” customers. According to the company’s recently updated […]

Report: Bitcoin ATM hints virtual currency still growing in China … quietly

Posted on 29th May, 2014

In a report published today on the Wall Street Journal‘s MoneyBeat blog, reporter Michael Casey claims that bitcoin adoption is still growing in China, although those involved are being less boisterous about it. The article cites the recent launch of China’s first two-way Robocoin ATM in Beijing’s art district as a prime example. Although the […]

SatoshiPoint launching three bitcoin ATMs in U.K. next week

Posted on 26th May, 2014

The race to become the largest bitcoin ATM provider in Britain is heating up. Later this week, U.K.-based bitcoin startup SatoshiPoint will activate two new Robocoin ATMs in London. A third ATM is tentatively scheduled to be debuted on June 3rd in Bristol. The machines are currently connected to Bitstamp, and will charge a 5% […]

Australian company plans to set up 100 bitcoin ATMs by 2015

Posted on 2nd May, 2014

ABA Technology recently announced plans to create a network of at least 100 machines across the country by 2015, and more than 500 across the globe by 2016. Founded by 29-year-old entrepreneur Chris Guzowski, the company launched its first bitcoin ATM two weeks ago on the outskirts of Sydney. Working with U.S.-based bitcoin ATM maker […]

Robocoin announces Robocoin Bank for ATMs

Posted on 1st May, 2014

Bitcoin ATM maker Robocoin announced new plans today to launch a new service called Robocoin Bank. The Las Vegas-based company claims the move would make it “the first Bitcoin bank with a physical presence.” In effect, Robocoin will be adding online banking features to their existing and future bitcoin ATMs, providing new features such as […]

Robocoin demonstrates bitcoin ATM on Capitol Hill

Posted on 9th April, 2014

Bitcoin ATM maker Robocoin gave a demonstration of their machine to lawmakers and media in Washington, D.C, yesterday. CEO Jordan Kelley hosted the event, answering questions from the press and helping several member of Congress and their staff buy small amounts of bitcoin with the two-way machine. Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) was among the first […]

New bitcoin ATM unveiled in Silicon Valley

Posted on 21st March, 2014

With bitcoin ATMs popping up an almost daily basis for the last month, there as been a noticeable void of activity in the tech-driven community in Silicon Valley. That changed yesterday, when Robocoin launched a new two-way bitcoin ATM at the Bitconference held at 500 Startups headquarters in Mountain View. While the ATM isn’t likely […]

Bitcoin ATM coming to largest mall in North America

Posted on 27th February, 2014

The West Edmonton Mall in Alberta, Canada, recently unveiled a new Bitcoin ATM. The mall is the largest in North America, and serves as a major tourism destination in Alberta, with 30.8 million shoppers passing through its doors every year. The Robocoin-made ATM is the first in the region, and is owned and operated by […]

Seattle and Austin to get first U.S. Bitcoin ATMs

Posted on 18th February, 2014

With new Bitcoin ATMs being announced on an almost daily basis for cities like London, Vancouver and Singapore, it was only a matter of time before the U.S. got in on the action. If Robocoin has its way, Seattle and Austin will be the first cities in the U.S. to have access to this still-experimental […]

London’s first Bitcoin ATM shipping soon

Posted on 13th February, 2014

According to a report from the International Business Times, London will soon be receiving its first Bitcoin ATM. Global Bitcoin ATM’s spokesperson claims that the machine is being updated with new software and going through compliance testing before shipping to the U.K. capital. Coindesk reports that London may soon see a boom of Bitcoin-trading ATMs […]