Monthly archive for April 2014

‘Bitcoin better than any form of money that has ever existed before’

‘Bitcoin better than any form of money that has ever existed before’

25 Apr 2014 / RT – Bitcoin is shaping up to be the currency of the future, enabling people to send and receive money anywhere in the world free of charge in a currency that govts are unable to control, Roger Ver, bitcoin investor and the CEO

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Dubai’s first Bitcoin ATM opens up currency debate

Dubai’s first Bitcoin ATM opens up currency debate

24 Apr 2014 / The National – The country’s first Bitcoin ATM has been activated as enthusiasts for the virtual currency rally to promote its wider use in the relatively untapped Middle East market. Located in an office in Dubai Media City, the kiosk allows people to

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Xapo Now Offers The First Credit Card Linked To Your Bitcoin Wallet

Xapo Now Offers The First Credit Card Linked To Your Bitcoin Wallet

24 Apr 2014 / Tech Crunch – Bitcoin vault Xapo the made news in March after launching an insured, secure repository for big BTC investors. The service, which has gone so far as to bury paper bitcoin keys in underground vaults, has become a big finance darling. Now it’s

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The GIMP Project Now Accepts Donations in Bitcoin

The GIMP Project Now Accepts Donations in Bitcoin

23 Apr 2014 / Forex Minute – In its official release, GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) has announced that it is accepting Bitcoin in the form of donations. Other popular method to pay donations to this organization includes PayPal, Flattr, Wire Transfer, and Cheque. However, it looks

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Digital Currency Deep Dive: So What Makes Bitcoin So Special?

Digital Currency Deep Dive: So What Makes Bitcoin So Special?

23 Apr 2014 / Pymnts – Introduction Remember the day when a coin was just a bothersome piece of metal that you were happy to toss in the tip jar to benefit the underpaid baristas at your local coffee shop? Well no more. Now a coin might

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Oakland mayor candidate Bryan Parker sees bitcoin paying off

Oakland mayor candidate Bryan Parker sees bitcoin paying off

23 Apr 2014 / SFGate – For Oakland mayoral candidate Bryan Parker, technology is a solution to many of the East Bay city’s woes. Parker, who entered the tech industry over a decade ago as senior director of finance at security software firm iPass, sees bitcoin as

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Dorian Nakamoto thanks users for $23k donation, denies being Bitcoin creator

Dorian Nakamoto thanks users for $23k donation, denies being Bitcoin creator

23 Apr 2014 / PC World – The cash-strapped man Newsweek magazine named as the creator of Bitcoin has thanked supporters who donated over $23,000 of the virtual currency to him. Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto again denied being the mysterious mastermind behind Bitcoin in a YouTube video, and

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This bracelet lets you flick your wrist to pay with Bitcoin

This bracelet lets you flick your wrist to pay with Bitcoin

22 Apr 2014 / Engadget – Sometimes, there’s such a thing as being too forward-thinking. Take MEVU and its prototype payment bracelet as an example: the wrist-worn Bluetooth wallet lets you pay with Bitcoin using only air gestures. Sounds cool, right? In many ways, it is. As

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You could soon use bitcoin to support political campaigns

You could soon use bitcoin to support political campaigns

22 Apr 2014 / CNN Money – The Federal Election Commission will consider a request this Wednesday that could open the floodgates for donors to make political contributions in Bitcoin in the upcoming mid-term elections.  It’s a sign of increased acceptance of the upstart currency, as more

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London start-up to launch new market for Bitcoin

London start-up to launch new market for Bitcoin

21 Apr 2014 / The Independent – A start-up is launching a new market for Bitcoin aimed at institutional investors, amid growing interest in the digital currency from hedge funds and investment banks. London-based Coinfloor is setting up an over-the-counter market for Bitcoin. Mark Lamb, Coinfloor’s chief

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