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Breadwallet for iOS demoed live at Money 2020

Breadwallet for iOS demoed live at Money 2020. Las, Vegas, Nevada – November 5, Adam Traidman, Founder & President of breadwallet, the first standalone iOS bitcoin wallet, sent $1000 of bitcoin to Aaron Voisine, Founder & CEO of breadwallet during a live demo at Money 2020. The live demo was....

Money 2020: Register by Friday and Save if You PayByAss

Time to sign up for the Money 2020 conference held at the Aria resort in sunny Las Vegas is fast disappearing. As part of their most recent promotion, Money 2020 has released a Youtube video which highlights a new payment method that is currently at the butt end of beta testing: PayByAss. In....

FinTech 2020 Aims to Make UK a Hub for Financial Innovation

Though the United Kingdom plays a definitive role in the growth of FinTech industry, which is now worth £20 billion in annual revenues to the UK, employs 135,000 people, and attracted 42% of all European FinTech investment in 2014, Prime Minister David Cameron is not satisfied. Thus, Cameron,....

Visa Europe Predicts Boom in Mobile Payment Sector by 2020

Mobile payment methods will replace cash and cards in UK by 2020, according to research by Visa Europe. The study, which was concluded upon the participation of 12,015 European consumers, predicted that the UK markets will stem a whopping £1.2 billion/week, with six in ten Britons expecting to....

Money 2020 to Chart the Future Path for Payments Industry

Money 2020 to focus on blockchain technology, fintech and related regulatory aspects. Money 2020, one of the leading financial and payments conference is preparing for its 2016 edition, scheduled for October 23-26. The event happening at the Venetian in Las Vegas focuses on blockchain....

UK Aims for World Leadership in Fintech: Bitcoin Tech to Benefit

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has given his nod to an ambitious manifesto presented by the industry think tank Innovative Finance, focused at making UK the world leader in the fintech sector by 2020. The manifesto sets ambitious goals of attracting $8bn of investment and for UK to become the....

(Bit)coin World At Money 2020 Will Bring Bitcoiners To Las Vegas

Money 2020 is one of the largest payments conferences in the world. On November 2nd through November 6th, thousands of experts in the finance industry will descend on the Aria resort in Las Vegas for five days of networking and events. Every year since Money 2020's inception in 2012, the event....

IBM: Banks Expect Commercial Blockchains By 2017

Banks and financial firms are planning to release commercial-grade blockchain services within the next two years, two surveys published today by IBM show. In total, 200 banks and financial markets operators, respectively, were surveyed about the current status of their work with the....

Financial Group: Norway Could Become Cashless By 2020

A leading financial association in Norway recently suggested that the country could very well be on track to becoming cashless by the year 2020. The group noted that only about five percent of transactions conducted in the country are done so with cash, and suggests that eliminating paper money....

French Telecom Giant Orange to Invest in Bitcoin Startups

French telecom carrier Orange is looking to invest in Bitcoin startups in the coming months, Bloombergreports. Orange (formerly France Telecom), one of the largest telecom firms worldwide, is now one of the first big international phone carriers to become interested in the technology behind the....

Deloitte: Blockchain Will ‘Gain Significant Traction’ by 2020

A recent report coming from the Deloitte Center for Financial Services reveals how the banking industry will be disrupted by emerging technologies. Titled “Banking reimagined,” the report states that the encroaching digital ledger payment systems will be the “most disruptive.” It also details....

"Possible for Cryptocurrency Businesses to Curb Money Laundering"

In a post published on SC Magazine, COO of the anti-crime software firm Wynyard Group, Paul Stokes has explained how the cryptocurrency businesses based in UK can detect and curb money laundering activities. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin have been assumed/ rumored to be....

100% Blockchain for Dubai Government by 2020

In a significant endorsement of blockchain technology, the underlying innovation of bitcoin, the Dubai government will see of its documents on a blockchain. The government of Dubai will see all of its documents on a blockchain by the year 2020. The announcement was made via the Dubai Media....

UK Trade Mission Brings Bitcoin and FinTech to Southeast Asia

Last week, wallet provider Blockchain represented the bitcoin industry in an official government trade mission. CEO Peter Smith was one of 31 executives to take part in a trade delegation, led by Prime Minister David Cameron, to promote the UK's FinTech businesses in Southeast Asia. The FinTech....

Blockchain.info Grows 12K+ Wallets a Day - On Track For 100M By 2020

Blockchain.info My Wallets grows to +12000 new registrations per day. The trend chart shows a parabolic curve that implies a hundred million users by 2020. But how reliable is this data in regards to the number of new users entering the world of Bitcoin? Founded in 2011, Blockchain.info is one....

Report: Australian FinTech Will Exceed AUD $4 Billion by 2020

A new report has found that FinTech revenue in Australia is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 76.3 percent and exceed A$4 billion by 2020. The research, Australian Fintech, Forecast for 2020, found that this increase was down to a reduction in taxes on investments in....

AlphaPoint announces partnership with Bitfinex.

AlphaPoint announces partnership with Bitfinex. Las Vegas, Nevada – November 3rd at Money 2020 AlphaPoint, a white-label exchange platform, announced a strategic partnership with Bitfinex, a top bitcoin exchange by trading volume based out of Hong Kong. Bitfinex is adopting AlphaPoint’s platform....

Money20/20 Agenda Available & 90% Sold Out

Money20/20 is one of the largest conferences in the world that focuses on the technology and innovations happening behind the large world of payments and money. On November 2nd through November 6th, the finance industry's breadth and width will descend on the Aria resort in Las Vegas for five....

The Blockchain as a Settlement Rail for Payments

Align Commerce recently made headlines at Money 2020 in Las Vegas when their CEO, Marwan Forzley, spoke at one of their panel discussions about cross-border invoicing using the blockchain technology as a transport rail. CoinTelegraph sat down with him afterwards to talk more about this new....

News Bits 10.11.2014

This is the weekly news bits of Bitcoinist.net. We inform you of the actual happenings of the cryptocurrency market. Hope Gold Coin, Festival of Hope and the Master Protocol. The Mastercoin Foundation has announced this week, that it will be supporting a great music and charity event: HOPE....

Money2020 Introduces '(Bit)coinWorld at Money2020'

Money2020 has caught the Bitcoin bug. This week, this leading global event team announced '(Bit)coin World at Money 2020' to feature the increased focus and awareness of Bitcoin as a distributed payment protocol and cryptocurrency. Money2020 aims to bring together thousands of attendees from....

Dubai to Transfer 100% of Government Documents on Blockchain by 2020

Dubai has announced the adoption of blockchain technology into governance, expected to be completed by the end of 2020. Blockchain technology is growing beyond mainstream banking and financial sectors. As forecasted, the distributed ledger technology is now being adopted by the....


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I think the fact that within the bitcoin universe an algorithm replaces the functions of [the government] ... is actually pretty cool. I am a big fan of Bitcoin... Regulation of money supply needs to be depoliticized.

Al Gore, former US Vice President and winner of Nobel Peace Prize