Monthly archive for February 2014

The Bitcoin Community Is Convinced The Latest Attack Is A Huge Buying Opportunity

The Bitcoin Community Is Convinced The Latest Attack Is A Huge Buying Opportunity

14 Feb 2014 / Business Insider – One of the bedrock arguments of Bitcoin evangelists is that whatever potential for misuse by Bitcoin itself, a widespread attack on Bitcoin services was not possible. Today, that tenet no longer holds true. Bitcoin wallets across the globe came under

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Why We Accept Bitcoin

Why We Accept Bitcoin

13 Feb 2014 / Forbes – The following guest post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the native advertising and storytelling platform Cooperatize.com. Our company is now accepting Bitcoin as a valid form of payment and will soon be offering to our publishers a Bitcoin payout if they desire. 

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Culture Shlock: Take another little Bitcoin of my heart, now, baby

Culture Shlock: Take another little Bitcoin of my heart, now, baby

13 Feb 2014 / Mercury News – With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, should you consider forgoing flowers and candy, and instead give that special person in your life something different — a gift that you can’t see, smell, or touch, that doesn’t even exist in any tangible

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Bitcoin set to disrupt SA market

Bitcoin set to disrupt SA market

13 Feb 2014 / IT Web Security – The use of Bitcoin in SA – as an alternative to the rand – is set to take off as more services are created, awareness grows, and mainstream online stores start accepting the virtual currency. This will disrupt traditional

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Switchless’ Solution Helps Banks Enable Users to Buy, Sell, Save, and Spend Bitcoin

Switchless' Solution Helps Banks Enable Users to Buy, Sell, Save, and Spend Bitcoin

12 Feb 2014 / Finovate – Afterwards, Switchless launched its solution that helps financial institutions enable their users to buy, sell, save, and spend bitcoin: “Our proprietary modular enterprise software

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Mt. Gox tries to pin its own incompetence on Bitcoin bug

Mt. Gox tries to pin its own incompetence on Bitcoin bug

12 Feb 2014 / Extreme Tech – On Friday, Mt. Gox announced that it was suspending BTC withdrawals due to a problem with its payment processing system that necessitated a system shutdown while it worked to fix the problem. Today, the company has released new information claiming

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What’s Going On With Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox?

What’s Going On With Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox?

12 Feb 2014 – Tech Crunch – Mt. Gox, one of the original Bitcoin trading sites, has shut down its withdrawals system, citing problems related to transaction malleability (more on that shortly). Mt. Gox wrote on their site that this problem has forced them to shut down

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Bitcoin entrepreneurs bullish despite tech trouble

Bitcoin entrepreneurs bullish despite tech trouble

12 Feb 2014 / SFGate – BERLIN (AP) — A freeze on Bitcoin withdrawals imposed by three major exchanges won’t cause any long-term harm to the digital currency’s credibility, entrepreneurs attending a Bitcoin conference said Wednesday. Bitcoin’s value, which topped $1,100 in November, dropped below $630 Wednesday after

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Fiverr becomes another notch on Bitcoin’s belt

Fiverr becomes another notch on Bitcoin's belt

11 Feb 2014 / Crains New York – Fiverr, a global online marketplace for people who offer low-cost services, has begun accepting payment in the digital currency known as Bitcoin. The company, which is based in Tel Aviv but has its marketing and sales headquarters in New

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Bitcoin Buyer’s Market? Price Drop Brings Opportunity To New Investors

Bitcoin Buyer's Market? Price Drop Brings Opportunity To New Investors

11 Feb 2014 / International Business Times – Prices have continued to fall across multiple bitcoin exchanges, caused by a halt of withdrawals on one of the oldest ones. Mt.Gox suspended withdrawal capability on its exchange Friday, starting a chain reaction of price declines that was still

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