Bitcoin News — Opencoin

Ripple Labs now taking cash payments following deal with ZipZap and SnapSwap

Posted by Danny Bradbury on

Ripple will now accept cash thanks to a partnership between Ripple gateway SnapSwap, and ZipZap.

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Ripple plan to make its software open source on September 26

Posted by Danny Bradbury on

Ripple, OpenCoin's decentralised payment system and currency, is to be open sourced at the end of September.

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Bitcoin industry leaders launch DATA, a self-regulatory body for digital currencies

Posted by Danny Bradbury on

Bitcoin's finest have launched a self-regulatory group. Will it be enough to mitigate regulatory pains?

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Google Ventures invests in Bitcoin competitor OpenCoin

Posted by Shirley Siluk on

Google Ventures and China-based IDG Capital Partners place a bet on OpenCoin, the company behind Bitcoin exchange Ripple.

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Why bitcoin needs competitors

Posted by CoinDesk on

Bitcoin's long-term chances of success are better if there are many other alternative, digital currencies, with many businesses investing in them.

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