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The Power of Bitcoin: Europe – United States – Africa

The Power of Bitcoin: Europe – United States – Africa

21 Feb 2014 / GetToKnowBitcoin.com – I got involved in a cool project on Twitter a few days ago. It not only was an awesome philanthropic experience but it also demonstrates in “real life” the power of bitcoin. This real life example is between three individuals from

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Bitcoin ATM on its way to Britain

Bitcoin ATM on its way to Britain

20 Feb 2014 / Telegraph – British investors will be able to buy and sell bitcoins from a cash machine under plans announced by an American company. The machine will be installed somewhere in London, although the company behind it, Las Vegas based Robocoin, could not say

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Winklevoss Brothers Offer an Index to Track Price of Bitcoin

Winklevoss Brothers Offer an Index to Track Price of Bitcoin

20 Feb 2014 / NY Times – Stock traders have the Standard & Poor’s 500. Bitcoin bettors will have the Winkdex. The new financial index takes its name from the Winklevoss brothers, famous for their legal battle with the Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg. The Winkdex was released

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You can buy bitcoins at South Station

You can buy bitcoins at South Station

20 Feb 2014 / Boston Globe – The ATM at Boston’s South Station snatched the money from my hand and didn’t even give me a receipt. But my smartphone’s green glow let me know I had just invested $5 in the world’s most controversial, questionable, and exciting

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Entrepreneur Gifts Bitcoins to Washington College

Entrepreneur Gifts Bitcoins to Washington College

19 Feb 2014 / ABC News – In what may be the first college donation of the new electronic currency, a Bitcoin entrepreneur has donated $10,000 worth of the digital money to a Washington state liberal arts college. The University of Puget Sound said on Wednesday it

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Bitcoin Experiment in Real Life

Bitcoin Experiment in Real Life

19 Feb 2014 / WSJ – Deep in the unregulated underbelly of the Internet, bitcoin is the crypto-currency of the realm, making as many headlines for its volatile price as it has for its popularity with criminals seeking anonymity. These are reasons enough to keep most people

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Getting paid in Bitcoin: These businesses are ready for it

Getting paid in Bitcoin: These businesses are ready for it

19 Feb 2014 / ZDnet – Whether you’re a geek with a love of cryptocurrency, or you’re just from a country outside the eurozone and want to avoid banks’ outrageous currency conversion fees, for your next holiday in Italy you might want to try something new: pay

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Order Up! Food Businesses Find An Appetite For Bitcoin

Order Up! Food Businesses Find An Appetite For Bitcoin

19 Feb 2014 / NPR – Hungry for a Philly cheesesteak or a hot Reuben sandwich? That’ll be about 0.001 bitcoin, please. From restaurants to breweries, to even your and , the popular cryptocurrency has inched its way into the food industry, as more vendors consider it

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First U.S. Bitcoin Vending Machine Launches in Albuquerque, New Mexico

First U.S. Bitcoin Vending Machine Launches in Albuquerque, New Mexico

18 Feb 2014 / PR Web – Enchanted Bitcoins is operating what is believed to be the first Bitcoin vending machine available to the public in the United States. The Bitcoin Machine, manufactured by Lamassu, Inc., is permanently installed at Imbibe, an upscale cigar bar and lounge

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Stanford scholars say Bitcoin offers promise, peril

Stanford scholars say Bitcoin offers promise, peril

18 Feb 2014 / Stanford News – Bitcoin is a stateless, digital currency that allows people to make transactions with no middlemen – no banks, no transaction fees and no governments. Instead of printing banknotes or minting coins, a list of the registration numbers of each of

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