Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Vault of Satoshi Closed; ChangeTip New Features; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Vault of Satoshi to Close Down on February 5th
Vault of Satoshi founders recently announced their plans to close down on February 5th this year, in the wake of growing professional opportunities in other venture, called TurboFlix. They further designated the closing date as the last day for users to submit their withdrawal requests. You can read the whole report here.

ChangeTip Allows Users to Tip without Social Networking Accounts
ChangeTip launched a new feature that allows users to receive tips without having a social network account. Victoria Van Eyk, Vice-President of Community Development of ChangeTip, said: “I’ve used this feature to tip cap drivers who are interested in bitcoin, friends and to show others how easy it is to send bitcoin over different mediums. I plan on tipping some journalists tonight who may not have a Twitter handle.” You can read the whole report here.

BitPay Dumps Alpha Technology
Bitcoin payment processing company BitPay recently decided to end its professional relationship with mining equipment company Alpha Technology. The company confirmed to have received a vast amount of complains from Alpha Technology’s users, mostly regarding their inability to deliver the mining equipment. You can read the whole report here.

BitStamp Loses $5 Million worth BTC in Hack
Bitcoin exchange BitStamp, which recently reported few errors in its hot wallet, today revealed that they eventually lost around $5 million worth Bitcoin in the same incidence. The company however assured to have moved its funds to a safer cold wallet. You can read the whole report here.