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CyberPowerPC joins Bitcoin craze with Mega Miner desktop series

CyberPowerPC joins Bitcoin craze with Mega Miner desktop series

22 Mar 2014 / ZDNet – What’s good enough for boutique PC builder iBuyPower is usually good enough for CyberPowerPC — and vice versa. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a few weeks after the iBuyPower CoinMine desktops, designed for Bitcoin mining, were released, CyberPower has

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Gene Marks: The Fate of Bitcoin Is In The Hands of Jeff Bezos

Gene Marks: The Fate of Bitcoin Is In The Hands of Jeff Bezos

21 Mar 2014 / Small Business Trends – There’s a great deal of talk around the bitcoin virtual currency – both good and bad talk. Gene Marks, a small business expert and writer for outlets like Inc., Forbes, the New York Times and others, recently wrote about

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Bitcoin Isn’t Really Banned in China—and It’s Quickly Gaining Ground

Bitcoin Isn't Really Banned in China—and It's Quickly Gaining Ground

21 Mar 2014 / Businessweek – Bobby Lee, the founder of China’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, BTC China, went on Bloomberg TV yesterday to knock down the false notion that virtual currency had been banned in his country. In December, China’s central bank issued guidance that bars financial institutions

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Bitcoin: a financial revolution the web’s been waiting for?

Bitcoin: a financial revolution the web's been waiting for?

21 Mar 2014 / Irish Times – Bitcoin may not be the messiah of a new currency its hardcore fans yearn for, but it may herald the deeper financial revolution the internet has been waiting for. While computers and smartphones have brought the web to more than

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Bitcoin’s software gets security fixes, new features

Bitcoin's software gets security fixes, new features

20 Mar 2014 / PC World – The software driving Bitcoin’s network was upgraded Wednesday, with security fixes addressing a problem that defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox blamed for losing nearly half a billion dollars worth of bitcoins. The open-source software, known as Bitcoin-QT, has also been

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In Hong Kong, Placing Their Bets on Bitcoin

In Hong Kong, Placing Their Bets on Bitcoin

20 Mar 2014 / New York Times – HONG KONG — By day, David Shin is an investment banker at a major financial firm. By night and in pretty much every other free minute, he is an entrepreneur looking to break into Hong Kong’s growing Bitcoin scene.

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KnCMiner Sells $2 Mill Worth of Dogecoin and Litecoin Mining Rigs in Just Four Hours

KnCMiner Sells $2 Mill Worth of Dogecoin and Litecoin Mining Rigs in Just Four Hours

20 Mar 2014 / International Business Times – The continued interest in alternative cryptocurrencies to bitcoin is clear to see Swedish-based KnCMiner selling $2 million (£1.2m)worth of scrypt-based mining rigs in just four hours. The Titan is the company’s first scrypt-based mining rig and costs $10,000, meaning

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Space on Columbia’s Main Street can be rented for Bitcoin

Space on Columbia’s Main Street can be rented for Bitcoin

19 Mar 2014 / The State – The top half of a building that Aaron Seekford owns on Columbia’s Main Street has been vacant for half a year. So when a friend suggested Seekford accept bitcoins — rather than dollars — for rent, Seekford thought: Why not?

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Fortress, Benchmark and Ribbit Buy Stake in Pantera Bitcoin

Fortress, Benchmark and Ribbit Buy Stake in Pantera Bitcoin

19 Mar 2014 / New York Times – Several prominent investment firms are joining forces to buy stakes in one of the biggest Bitcoin operations in the world. The publicly traded New York private equity and hedge fund firm Fortress Investment Group and two other investors are

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Meet the Bitcoin Mommy Bloggers

Meet the Bitcoin Mommy Bloggers

18 Mar 2014 / National Journal – Pua Pyland’s website looks like many other women’s lifestyle blogs. Pyland, 33, writes about fashion, posts photos of delicious-looking food, and shares parenting tips. But her blog is also very different from its Internet peers in one respect: It’s entirely

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