Circle, a cryptocurrency-focused financial-services firm, will announce today that it is buying crypto exchange Poloniex—a move that immediately makes Circle one of the largest and most influential companies in the industry. Fortune’s Robert Hackett profiles a company that hopes to leverage the technology behind Bitcoin to become the bank of the next century.
Update on iOS app from Austin Kimm:
After the successful launch of Crypterium Lite for Android, Crypterium are now testing the IOS release. If everything goes according to plan, this will be available to all our IOS users by the end of March at the latest, but expected to be released much earlier.
Crypterium Lite, although an excellent digital wallet, is only a first step in our path to provide a full service solution that enables our users to spend their crypto currency at any of the worlds 42m NFC visa and mastercard enabled Point of Sale Systems (POS) first release of which is still expected for early Q2 this year.