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Coinstar machines will start selling Bitcoin at the grocery store – TechCrunch

Coinstar machines will start selling Bitcoin at the grocery store – TechCrunch You know those machines at the grocery store that transform your gallon jugs worth of change into more usable currency? They’re about to start selling Bitcoin . To make this impulse shopping dream come true, Coinstar, the company …

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Crypto mining giant Bitmain is reportedly getting a new CEO as its IPO plan stalls – TechCrunch

Crypto mining giant Bitmain is reportedly getting a new CEO as its IPO plan stalls – TechCrunch Bitmain, the Chinese crypto miner maker, looks like it has reached an interesting point in its pathway to going public. There’s been little heard since the company filed to go public in Hong …

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NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M – TechCrunch

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M – TechCrunch The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency project Bakkt celebrated New Year’s Eve with the announcement of a $182.5 million equity round from a slew of notable institutional investors. ICE, the operator of several global exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, established …

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Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch

Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch Coinbase is the most conservative exchange in cryptoland, largely because it operates in the U.S. under the watchful eye of the SEC. The $8 billion-valued company trades fewer than ten cryptocurrencies to consumers but …

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Ohio becomes the first state to accept bitcoin for tax payments – TechCrunch

Ohio becomes the first state to accept bitcoin for tax payments – TechCrunch Starting Monday, businesses in Ohio will be able to pay their taxes in bitcoin — making the state that’s high in the middle and round on both ends the first in the nation to accept cryptocurrency officially. …

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Bitcoin and the crypto market is once again crashing hard – TechCrunch

Bitcoin and the crypto market is once again crashing hard – TechCrunch It’s not been a pretty year for anyone who owns Bitcoin, but the last 24 hours has been a period to forget as the cryptocurrency dropped below $100 billion in market cap for the first time in more …

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MindBody-owned FitMetrix exposed millions of user records — thanks to servers without passwords – TechCrunch

MindBody-owned FitMetrix exposed millions of user records — thanks to servers without passwords – TechCrunch FitMetrix, a fitness technology and performance tracking company owned by gym booking giant Mindbody, has exposed millions of user records because it left several of its servers without a password. The company builds fitness tracking …

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Crypto mining giant Bitmain reveals heady growth as it files for IPO – TechCrunch

Crypto mining giant Bitmain reveals heady growth as it files for IPO – TechCrunch After months of speculation, Bitmain — the world’s largest provider of crypto miners — has opened the inner details of its business after it submitted its IPO prospectus with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. And some …

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Circle wants more women to invest in cryptocurrency – TechCrunch

Circle wants more women to invest in cryptocurrency – TechCrunch The earliest adopters of Bitcoin — the libertarian anarchist “cypherpunk” crowd — were mostly men. Today, roughly a decade after Satoshi Nakamoto’s famed white paper was released, the majority of cryptocurrency holders are still men. This poses a problem for the …

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Bancor takes on Crypto exchanges with wallet that converts across tokens – TechCrunch

With the number for cryptocurrencies passing 1,000, and the craze continuing, things are getting pretty wild out there to say the least. And these cryopto asssets can vary from the tokens issued by some no-name startup all the way up to Ether and the venerable Bitcoin. The trouble is, converting …

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