Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Bloomberg Adds WinkDex; Ghash.IO Responds Bitcoin Community; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin events that took place between June 16th and 17th

WinkDex Now Listed at Bloomberg

WinkDex, the index values of bitcoin Winklevoss twins, was recently added to Bloomberg. The announcement was made by Cameron, one of the partners in the website. The statement reads:

“We are excited to announce that the Winklevoss Index (WinkDex) is now available on Bloomberg via WINKBTCO. We are honored to be working with Bloomberg to bring a blended bitcoin price index to their wide-reaching investor community. Additionally, we have many new features that we plan to roll out over the coming weeks, including an API.”

GHash.IO Assures Bitcoin Community to Avoid 51% Attack

CEX.IO, operational exchange of Ghash.IO, issued a new statement to respond to cryptocurrency community concerns about the Bitcoin pool’s growing hash power, assuring that their company would never indulge itself in 51% attack.

Digital River Adds Bitcoin Payment Services

The business solutions provider Digital River announced to add Bitcoin as a payment option for their customers. The option is available for traders who use the SWREG solution for small and medium businesses. Digital River said they are trying to allow users to reap the benefits Bitcoin can provide for making international transactions. They stated:

“Bitcoin will now be available along with other international payment options, such as credit and debit cards, wire transfers, bank transfers and third-party wallets.”

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