Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Bitcoin and Gold; Coinzone in Europe; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Canadian Company Announces New Banking Platform for Gold

Canadian company BitGold, Inc. recently announced the launch of its new Gold-based banking platform. The platform, as stated in the company’s press release, will allow people to create free vault storage accounts. It will further help users to spend and receive payments in Gold, just with the help of a text message. You can read the full story here.

Bitcoin Wallet Company Coinzone to Entertain European Currencies

Romania based Bitcoin wallet company Coinzone recently announced to launch specific wallets for European currencies. The summer-scheduled launch has been confirmed right after ensuring the existing legal framework and privacy policies of the Euro zone, Coinzone said. The company also informed of including best-grade security solutions in the wallet, including the multi-layer verification service. You can read the full story here.

Ukrainian Bitcoin Exchange Hacked

Ukrainian Bitcoin Exchange BTCTRADE.COM.UA recently went offline following a security breach that took away an undisclosed number of Bitcoins. The company’s official threat informed as stated below:

“Unfortunately, today we experienced yet another hack. We’re clearing up amount of losses, please be patient. Don’t send money to the exchange’s wallets.”

This was the second time when BTCTRADE faced a successful hacking attempt, something that automatically raises suspicions over its poor security management practices. You can read the full story here.