The trial of Ryan Kennedy, founder of the now-defunct dogecoin exchange Moolah, began in U.K. courts this week.
UK police have brought fraud and money laundering charges against Ryan Kennedy, the founder the now-defunct dogecoin exchange service Moolah. Source
CoinDesk’s Bailey Reutzel examines the darker side of dogecoin, chronicling the scams and bad actors that almost killed the cute, iconic ‘doge’. Source
Is dogecoin dying? Can a cryptocurrency truly be killed? Source
Dogetipbot has announced it will go open-source just over one year after raising $445,000 from investors including Blackbird Ventures.
Reddit has announced that its merchandise store, RedditMarket, has begun accepting bitcoin. Coinbase will process users’ payments on the platform, which sells a variety of Reddit paraphernalia, including a $142 plush toy of the site’s mascot, Shoo. Reddit’s decision was well-received on Twitter, although some users questioned whether RedditMarket would ever consider accepting altcoins such as dogecoin. Continue reading […]
RE/MAX London, the UK-based franchisee of RE/MAX Europe, is now accepting bitcoin, litecoin and dogecoin as payment for property rentals through a partnership with processor GoCoin. The decision enables RE/MAX’s 16 London offices to accept the payment method, a move the franchise said would benefit both itself and its tenants. The franchise manages several hundred […]
GoCoin has added three new fiat currencies as payout options for merchants – euros, pound sterling and Singapore dollars. The announcements come amid a string of new details about the company’s business progress. Since raising $550,000 in November 2013, GoCoin has arguably become a big-three payment processor alongside BitPay and Coinbase due to its agnostic […]
Anycoin Direct has raised €500,000 as part of a seed round backed by a private investor. The Netherlands-based bitcoin brokerage announced the deal on 21st January, a move that coincided with its expansion to the Canadian market. Anycoin Direct offers users the ability to buy and sell digital currencies including bitcoin, dogecoin and darkcoin, among […]
International cryptocurrency exchange Yacuna has announced the launch of a new service that will enable UK customers to complete instant pound sterling (GBP) deposits to buy bitcoin, litecoin and dogecoin. The news will likely come as a relief for UK exchange users who are currently largely limited to using slow Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) payments for deposits at most […]
ANX has acquired the domain name and brand rights to troubled Nowary-based bitcoin exchange Justcoin. The exchange, which lists bitcoin, litecoin and dogecoin, and is also a gateway for crypto payment protocols Ripple and Stellar, will resume operations next week under new management. ANX plans to revive the exchange formally on 24th November. Continue reading at […]
DigitalTangible has launched a new precious metals service that aims to target gold bar and coin owners who may be considering the digital currency market. Called Bitcoin4Gold, the service allows verified users to mail physical gold to its dealer network, which can then be exchanged for bitcoin, litecoin, dogecoin or darkcoin. Continue reading at CoinDesk
The team behind dogetipbot, the popular tipping tool for the alternative digital currency dogecoin, has raised nearly $500,000 in a seed funding round. The fundraising was led by Blackbird Ventures, a venture capital group based in Sydney, Australia. Additional investors, including angel investors Scott and Cyan Banister, also took part in the round. In total, […]
GoCoin has become the latest payment processor to be integrated into the Shopify e-commerce platform, joining Coinbase and BitPay in offering cryptocurrency payments options to merchants on the platform. Unlike Coinbase and BitPay, however, GoCoin will allow merchants to take payments not only in bitcoin, but also the altcoins dogecoin and litecoin. Eric Benz, GoCoin’s business […]
Cryptocurrency payment processor GoCoin has teamed up with iGaming operator Cozy Games to deliver bitcoin, litecoin and dogecoin payments on its platform. The companies said the move will make Cozy Games the first regulated iGaming operator in the world to accept cryptocurrencies. GoCoin said recent gambling tax reforms, such as UK’s proposed Point of Consumption Tax (POC), have forced gaming sites […]