M&T Weekly News Update


US Credit Card Safety Revealed In New Report

1:42pm October 8th, 2015 by

In a Bloomberg article posted this week, the writer explores why the US is several steps behind other countries in credit cad security. Ranking the US among other countries draws a stark picture of how many americans are experiencing fraud through their credit cards. See this special report here @Bloomberg

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Bloomberg Terminal’s Future?

11:01am October 8th, 2015 by

Ahh yes, the Bloomberg terminal. In our digital age, the terminal has been the twitter of financial technology, compiling information and sharing it across the world like no other device. Fast Company, this week, put together a fascinating piece on the current life and future expectancies of this radical technology developed by Bloomberg. See the store here at FastCompany

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Blyth Masters Shifts Sights To Blockchain

9:47am October 8th, 2015 by

The well known Blythe Masters, CEO of Digital Asset Holdings, has recently come out as not being particularly in to Bitcoin insofar as the blockchain technology. These comments hold weight as this company has been well documented over the history of bitcoin in the past few years. See why CEO Blyth Masters is shifting her perspectives. Bloomberg Article

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Interpol’s fight against the Dark Web

8:09am October 8th, 2015 by

Interpol is reported to be indexing a collection of darknet sites, which doesn’t seem too surprising, however the public announcement certainly does draw up energy toward the issue. The report mentions a continued approach to monitoring digital currency transfers. Learn more about the complete story here at Deep Dot Web

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BitPay Teams Up with Ingenico to Create Bitcoin POS Terminals

12:11pm October 7th, 2015 by

BitPay Teams Up with Ingenico to Create Bitcoin POS Terminals BitPay has partnered with global payment solutions company Ingenico to introduce Bitcoin payments into traditional point-of-sale (POS) devices. The one-of-its-kind payment solution, launched during a blockchain event this Monday, has been developed by BitPay and installed on Ingenico’s private terminal ICT250. According to the companies’ jointpress release, the said integration will make it possible for customers to pay with Bitcoin […]

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BitX Smart Wallet Launched for Mobile Bitcoin Users

11:04am October 7th, 2015 by

BitX Smart Wallet Launched for Mobile Bitcoin Users Every time a new mobile Bitcoin wallet is released, people get excited about its new features. Over the past few months, most mobile Bitcoin wallets have announced new features, but nothing makes them stand out from one another. Just yesterday, the new BitX Smart Wallet was released, which offers some near, albeit not groundbreaking, features. BitX Smart Wallet – In-App Bitcoin Buying […]

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Lionsgate Films Accepting Bitcoin In Online Store

3:27pm October 6th, 2015 by

Lionsgate now Accepts Bitcoin on Online Store   Lionsgate, a leader in the entertainment industry, has announced that they have partnered with GoCoin to integrate Bitcoin payments on their online shop for DVD and Blu-ray discs. Customers that pay with Bitcoin will receive a 25% discount on their orders during the special limited time promotion. In addition to online sales, Lionsgate is also considering the addition of Bitcoin and Blockchain […]

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Gemini Bitcoin Exchange Offers Early Access to Customers

11:57am October 6th, 2015 by

Gemini Bitcoin Exchange Offers Early Access to Customers     In a blog post, the Gemini bitcoin exchange of the Winklevoss twins announced that it is opening its doors for both individual and institutional customers. The company has already started sending invite codes for clients who have entered their details through the “Get Early Access” option on the bitcoin exchange website. Those with early access can be able to fund […]

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USMS Announces Final Silk Road Bitcoin Auction Date

11:45am October 6th, 2015 by

  U.S. Marshals Hold Final Auction of Silk Road Bitcoins (for Cash Only) The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) has announced the final auction of 44,341 BTC seized from Ross Ulbricht during the Silk Road investigation, which will take place during a six-hour period on November 5 and will accept only cash in exchange for the coins. The bitcoins will be offered in 22 blocks; 21 blocks of 2,000 bitcoins and […]

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The Ongoing Bitcoin Malleability Attack

3:25pm October 5th, 2015 by
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  The Ongoing Bitcoin Malleability Attack Over the past 72 hours, the Bitcoin protocol has been suffering from a malleability attack. The attack has been happening to quite a few users moving funds on the network. The transactions look like bitcoin being sent twice or “double spent.” Typically the real action gets confirmed by the network, and the misleading output disappears on most wallets. The attack has been said to […]

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