Monthly archive for March 2014

Gold is king, but there may be a better way to store wealth

Gold is king, but there may be a better way to store wealth

13 Mar 2014 / Sydney Morning Herald – A great investing mistake is to try to predict the future. Really, an investment decision is more about the price you pay and whether you can afford to be wrong. I’ve said I don’t think Bitcoin has a future

Read more

A Turnaround for Bitcoin at SXSW

A Turnaround for Bitcoin at SXSW

12 Mar 2014 / New York Times – AUSTIN, Tex. — At last year’s South by Southwest gathering, regarded as the place where are the hip technology companies showed up, Bitcoin was still such an underdog that it was not important enough to command a single event

Read more

Robocoin Spreads Its Bitcoin ATMs Further

Robocoin Spreads Its Bitcoin ATMs Further

12 Mar 2014 / Tech Crunch – Robocoin, the bi-directional Bitcoin ATM, is ramping up its nascent footprint — with launches planned for 10 more global locations. The company said today it will be shipping its first Bitcoin ATMs to two more U.S. locations — Boston and Seattle

Read more

Ars buys bitcoins at one of the country’s only Bitcoin ATMs

Ars buys bitcoins at one of the country’s only Bitcoin ATMs

11 Mar 2014 / ARS Technica – This week, I bought my first bitcoin. Actually, it wasn’t really a “bitcoin” but a tiny fraction of one. At Boston’s South Station, I inserted a dollar bill into one of the country’s only Bitcoin ATMs. In return, I received

Read more

Bitcoin Foundation to Ramp Up Lobbying Efforts

Bitcoin Foundation to Ramp Up Lobbying Efforts

11 Mar 2014 / Wall Street Journal – Bitcoin advocates are pumping up efforts to reach out to governments that are scrutinizing the fledgling virtual currency. The Bitcoin Foundation, a trade group, on Tuesday said that it has hired Jim Harper, an official at the Cato Institute,

Read more

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales Wants to ‘Play Around’ with Bitcoin

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales Wants to 'Play Around' with Bitcoin

10 Mar 2014 / Wired – Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, is jumping on the Bitcoin bandwagon. In a Reddit post Monday morning, he told Bitcoin users: So I set up a personal account at Coinbase to play around with Bitcoin. I thought I would buy

Read more

Bitcoin Miner Earning $8 Million a Month

Bitcoin Miner Earning $8 Million a Month

10 Mar 2014 / International Business Times – An elaborate bitcoin mining operation near Seattle is earning its owner an estimated $8 million (£4.81m) a month. While most amateur or part-time bitcoin miners are attempting to mine fractions of a single coin using supped-up desktop PCs, Dave

Read more

Google’s Jared Cohen: It’s “Obvious” Bitcoin-Like Currencies Are “Inevitable”

Google’s Jared Cohen: It’s “Obvious” Bitcoin-Like Currencies Are “Inevitable”

10 Mar 2014 / Tech Crunch – Google Director of Ideas and former technology advisor to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Jared Cohen, says that digital “crypto-currencies” like Bitcoin are here to stay. “I think it’s very obvious to all of us that crypto-currencies are inevitable,”

Read more

Bitcoin finds friendly territory at SXSW

Bitcoin finds friendly territory at SXSW

10 Mar 2014 / Christian Science Monitor – Don’t expect bitcoin’s recent failures to be the end of crypto-currencies. Tech executives and industry professionals at South by Southwest Interactive are steadfast in the belief that virtual currency is here to stay.

Read more

The new gold rush: Bitcoin ATMs are coming

The new gold rush: Bitcoin ATMs are coming

10 Mar 2014 / The Verge – Sebuh Honarchian, a developer from Los Angeles, showed up at the South By Southwest Interactive trade show in Austin, Texas on Saturday because he heard there would be a Bitcoin ATM and he needed to pay rent. He found the

Read more

Follow Twitter

Exchange Rate

Cart