Following are the latest Bitcoin news of the day
BitStamp Co-Founder Assures to Resume Services ASAP
Damijan Merlak, the co-founder Bitcoin exchange BitStamp, recently assured customers to resume operations anytime today or tomorrow. The exchange had to shut itself down temporarily in the wake of a successful cyber-attack that cost them around 19,000 BTC. Merlak explained that the exchange had liquidity and was suspended to prevent further such attacking attempts. You can read the whole report here.
Amagi Metals Pay Its Employees in Bitcoin
Amagi Metals, the dealer of precious metals, announced that starting this year all employees may elect to receive a portion of salary in bitcoins via Bitwage. This is one of the major steps company has taken in functioning fully in Bitcoin, a plan that was launched last year where Amagi Metals decided to stop taking USD after 2016. You can read the whole report here.
Circle Offering NFC-Enabled Android App
Bitcoin wallet and payment service platform Circle recently launched an android app that is enabled with near field communications technology. This feature will enable users to make one-clock transactions using Bitcoins. Before Circle, only BitPay launched similar payment service apps. You can read the whole report here.
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