BitPay, Blockchain.info, Circle, KnCMiner, Bitnet, Xapo, BitGo and itBit have agreed to implement Gavin Andresen’s BIP 101; F2Pool instead backs BIP100; the bitcoin exchange rate fell below US$200 and more top stories for August 25.
- AUG 25 DIGEST: 8 Leading Bitcoin Companies Pledge Support for BIP101; Bitcoin Exchange Rate Falls Below $200555
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis debates Bitcoin with Andreas Antonopoulos as a 2014 radio show resurfaces, Utah considers bitcoin for the payment of state services, Cointelegraph turns one and much more.412
Hong Kong investment firm MyCoin may have lost US$387 million amid allegation of it being a pyramid scheme, Andreas Antonopoulos says to give Bitcoin “two years” following 2014's record investment in the technology, IBM plans to give away US$18,000 worth of bitcoins in a “rain” of the digital currency at a São Paulo event, and much more news that happened on February 7 and 8.458
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin trading and investment outfit MyCoin.hk has allegedly entered sudden bankruptcy, reportedly losing customers up to HK$3 billion (US$386.9 million) in bitcoins.548