APR 29 DIGEST: Bitcoin Startup Wins Deloitte Tech Competition, Coinbase Comes to the UK

Bitcoin startup TransferB wins the 2015 Deloitte Top Technology Talent Competition, New York Times reporter announces new book on Bitcoin, Coinbase expands to the UK, Bitfinex integrates with AlphaPoint, and more top stories that happened on April 29.

Ripple Labs Partners With Western Union

Ripple Labs has announced a new partnership with Western Union, founder and CEO Chris Larsen said today on Twitter.

The announcement suggests the two entities are working on a remittance-based integration for "real-time settlements," according to Larsen.

Ripple Labs Partners With Western Union

New York Times Reporter Announces New Book on Bitcoin

New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper has announced the forthcoming publication of his new book titled "Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money," set to be released on May 19.

Digital Gold aims to provide an in-depth telling of the origins of Bitcoin, and features industry leaders from all parts of the world, prominent personalities such as Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel and Jamie Dimon, as well as an exclusive email communication between Satoshi Nakamoto and Martti Malmi from 2009, a spokesperson told Cointelegraph.