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Bitcoin Backers Work to Make it Mainstream

Bitcoin Backers Work to Make it Mainstream

27 May 2014 / Forbes – When Bitcoin emerged five years ago, it was the payment system many geeks and enthusiasts had dreamed of: an international, decentralized, anonymous, and transparent virtual currency that could potentially replace inefficient traditional ones. But even though Bitcoin remains very far from

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Bitcoin Set to Overtake eBay’s PayPal in Transaction Volumes

Bitcoin Set to Overtake eBay's PayPal in Transaction Volumes

24 May 2014 / Independent Business Times – Popular digital currency bitcoin is expected to overtake e-commerce giant eBay’s payment processor PayPal in terms of US dollar transactions in the near future. California-based hedge fund Laureate Trust says that bitcoin is fast establishing itself as the currency

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10 things you should know about Bitcoin and digital currencies

10 things you should know about Bitcoin and digital currencies

24 May 2014 / Tech Republic – Bitcoin has injected itself into a lot of conversations about the future of technology, economics, and the internet. The future of digital currencies remains a controversial topic. After reading these 10 things to know about the confusing world of digital

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The Currency Revolution, Courtesy of Bitcoin

The Currency Revolution, Courtesy of Bitcoin

23 May 2014 / Money News – Just as cryptography is planting the seeds of a revolution in payment systems, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are planting the seeds of a revolution in currency. First, there are three main characteristics of a currency: 1) it can be used

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Lighthouse Is A Crowdfunding Platform Built On Top Of Bitcoin

Lighthouse Is A Crowdfunding Platform Built On Top Of Bitcoin

23 May 2014 / Tech Crunch – Meet Lighthouse, a bitcoin-powered app to create and manage your own crowdfunding campaign on your computer. Bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn showcased the app at the Bitcoin 2014 conference in Amsterdam. And Lighthouse is a great example of how you

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Bitcoin startup runs your miner for less than you might pay for electricity

Bitcoin startup runs your miner for less than you might pay for electricity

22 May 2014 / ARSTechnica – There are at least a couple of problems for anybody who wants to run a Bitcoin miner in their home, especially if you buy hardware that’s powerful enough to make some money.

“Miners don’t make very good roommates,”

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Robocoin, first Bitcoin ATM in a casino, launches at The D

Robocoin, first Bitcoin ATM in a casino, launches at The D

22 May 2014 / Review Journal – A tall blue box tucked in the rear of The D casino in downtown Las Vegas could soon shake up the gambling industry. That’s the hope of Derek Stevens and Jordan Kelley, who met Wednesday on the casino floor as

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‘Bitcoin Pizza Day’: Why 2 Pies Are Now Worth $5 Million

'Bitcoin Pizza Day': Why 2 Pies Are Now Worth $5 Million

22 May 2014 / ABC News – Who knew buying a hungry guy pizza could make you a millionaire? The first Bitcoin transaction, according to Internet lore, was for two Papa John’s pizzas delivered to a guy in Florida named Laszlo Hanyecz, who ponied up 10,000 bitcoin

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Euro Pacific Precious Metals Now Accepts Bitcoin

 Euro Pacific Precious Metals Now Accepts Bitcoin

21 May 2014 / EuroPac Blog – We are excited to announce that through a new partnership with BitPay, we now accept bitcoin payments! We are the largest precious metals dealer in the world to do so. Speak with one of our Precious Metals Specialists today for

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Marc Andreessen: In 20 years, we’ll talk about Bitcoin like we talk about the Internet today

Marc Andreessen: In 20 years, we’ll talk about Bitcoin like we talk about the Internet today

21 May 2014 / Washington Post – The investor and Web browser pioneer Marc Andreessen thinks we’ll all look back in 20 years and conclude that Bitcoin was as influential a platform for innovation as the Internet itself was. He says that tech companies think their meetings

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