Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day
Coinbase Expands its Services to Seven US States
Bitcoin wallet and payment processing company Coinbase recently announced to extend its services to over seven US states. They are: Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York and North Dakota (totaling 22 states). Users from these states will now be able to buy Bitcoins without using a credit card. You can read the entire report here.
Bitcoin Foundation Announces DevCore
The Bitcoin Foundation recently announced the launch of DevCore Boston – a Bitcoin Core-based roundtable discussion program that will attract developers from all around the globe. In the same announcement, the foundation informed about Circle being the official title sponsor for the event. According to the available reports, DevCore will feature keynote discussions that will led by Circle co-founders and The Bitcoin Foundation’s Chief Scientist. You can read the entire report here.
PayPal Submits Its Response on Bitcoin to the Australian Government
PayPal recently submitted its response on Bitcoin to the Australian Senate Committee, saying that the digital currency alone should not be regulated, neither should the users that independently using it. The company instead asked for the regulation of companies that provide financial services for digital currencies like Bitcoin. By looking at such comments, PayPal seems to be actually supporting Bitcoin. You can read the entire report here.