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Bitcoin-friendly security startup CrowdCurity raises $1 million in seed round funding

Posted on 29th July, 2014

In an increasingly software-driven economy, finding security holes is rapidly becoming big business. While large companies are able to hire dedicated security teams to double-check their code, smaller programming startups and app makers don’t always have the money needed to give their programs a thorough stress-test before launch. This can lead to disaster, particularly when […]

CNET founder Halsey Minor announces new bitcoin payment service

Posted on 15th May, 2014

Tech entrepreneur and investor Halsey Minor knows a thing or two about being ahead of the curve. In 1993, he founded one-time tech haven CNET, selling it to CBS 15 years later for $1.7 billion. He’s also a co-founder of Salesforce.com (currently valued between $15 and $35 billion) and the founder of venture capital firm […]

Circle raises $17 million, announces new wallet and exchange

Posted on 26th March, 2014

Boston-based bitcoin startup Circle has always been a little vague about what exactly it is they’re building. The company’s website has rarely provided more detail than “building digital currency products that make money simpler, safer, and more powerful,” prompting no end of speculation about what kind of service Circle would eventually provide. Are they a […]

What is Jed McCaleb’s “secret Bitcoin project”?

Posted on 13th February, 2014

The Bitcoin press has been abuzz today with the recent call for alpha testers for a “secret Bitcoin project” created by Jed McCaleb. Why all the interest? McCaleb is best known as the creator of the Mt.Gox (which he sold to investor Mark Karpeles in 2011), and one of the innovators behind today’s Bitcoin and […]