World's Leading Bitcoin Exchange, Mt.Gox, Acquires

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The integration of and its diverse portfolio of web applications enables users to monitor the Mt.Gox exchange in real time. Complimentary to this, the mobile platform allows users to buy, sell and pay with bitcoins while on the go, further driving the overall bitcoin economy. Mt. Gox is the world's leading bitcoin exchange and the first to provide two-factor hardware authentication, making it the most secure bitcoin currency exchange today.

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"With this opportunity, we hope to continue support for our services and applications as well as develop and introduce many new and exciting services for users," said Andrew Lee of (Tibanne Co. Ltd.) has agreed to acquire, the largest independent provider of bitcoin related web and mobile applications and services. This move strengthens's portfolio, with the host of applications and services that will be joining the family of services. began as an enhanced real-time view of the price resistances within the bitcoin exchange. The first of its class, introduced a real-time implementation of a market depth and trade chart for the Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange, making the defacto exchange for bitcoin day traders. continued expansion with the launch of a mobile application which was the first to award users on mobile devices to engage in bitcoin transactions while on the go with the Mt.Gox exchange. has since diversified with the release of a bitcoin address shortener,, and other unique features, thus securing its position as one of the most visited bitcoin tool kits. consists of experienced team members from various industries including, a developer with many years of experience in FOREX and Online Poker as well as the chief security analyst from a leading online security firm. Tibanne Co., Ltd. intends to take full advantage of this talent as it merges the new team into its un-paralled bitcoin exchange platform. This acquisition brings with it infinite potential for creativity and development which will help to further fuel expansion within Tibanne Co., Ltd.'s property, as it further solidifies its position as the industry leader.

Tibanne Co., Ltd. anticipates a smooth acquisition and merger over the coming weeks. will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Tibanne Co., Ltd., and will continually support's services and provide a community environment where MtGox users will be able to communicate directly with chief members of and staff. Mark Karpeles of Tibanne Co., Ltd. will be leading the team to further enhance its capabilities.

"With this opportunity, we hope to continue support for our services and applications as well as
develop and introduce many new and exciting services for users," said Andrew Lee of

In related events, Tibanne Co. Ltd. has announced a new two factor authentication feature powered by Yubikey for its clients. This news was met with strong support from security advocates in the industry. Yubikeys generate unique OTP (One Time Passwords) that provide a powerful layer of security and protection for their users from unauthorized access and withdrawals. Yubikeys are currently available on the website - - for $29.99.

In a show of appreciation, Tibanne Co. Ltd. is also announcing that it will be extending its reduced trading fee of 0.3% until August 9. In addition to raising the accepted standards for security within the industry, Tibanne Co. Ltd. is continually working toward building the best possible services for its clients.

“The acquisition of will allow us to continue setting industry standards for ease of use, functionality and security as we make bitcoin more accessible to the masses”, said Mark Karpeles of Tibanne Co. Ltd.

Bitcoins on the Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange are currently trading at $13.75 US.

About is the world's leading bitcoin exchange, featuring instantaneous electronic trading of bitcoins for MTGUSD. officially launched July 18, 2010 and was acquired by Tibanne Co., Ltd. on March 6, 2011.
Adam Turner


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