Monthly archive for June 2014

First Bitcoin Capital Corp. Secures Contract for Bitcoin ATM Placement at a Luxor Hotel

First Bitcoin Capital Corp. Secures Contract for Bitcoin ATM Placement at a Luxor Hotel

12 June 2014/ Market Watch – (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) — VANCOUVER, B.C. / ACCESSWIRE /  BITCoin ATM Franchise Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Bitcoin Capital Corp. (otcmarkets:BITCF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract to place its first Bitcoin automatic teller machine (ATM)

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BitPay partners with Atlanta metal band Mastodon

BitPay partners with Atlanta metal band Mastodon

11 June 2014 / Biz Journal – Atlanta metal band Mastodon will be the first major label group to accept the digital currency bitcoin through a partnership with BitPay. “Having a major label artist embrace bitcoin is a definite sign of bitcoin’s growth and expansion into the

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Venture capitalist guru eyes bitcoin boon

Venture capitalist guru eyes bitcoin boon

11 June 2014 / CNBC – The man credited with kickstarting some of the web’s most successful startups has told CNBC that he is growing increasingly excited by the financial services sector, paying particular attention to the future of virtual currency bitcoin. Saul Klein played a key

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Expedia wants you to book your next hotel stay with Bitcoin

Expedia wants you to book your next hotel stay with Bitcoin

11 June 2014 / Washington Post – Yet another company has decided it’s itching to take your bitcoins. Expedia, the travel-booking company based in Redmond, Wash., says that customers will now be able to spend their hard-earned cryptocurrency on hotel stays. Starting today, users who choose to

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Reeds Jewelers Says It Will Accept Bitcoin

Reeds Jewelers Says It Will Accept Bitcoin

10 June 2014 / Wilmington Biz – Add Reeds Jewelers to the list of retailers willing to let customers pay with the digital currency Bitcoin. The Wilmington-based company, a nationwide jewelry store chain, announced Monday that it will accept Bitcoin for payment at its 64 retail locations

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Tel Aviv to get first Bitcoin ATM in Middle East

 Tel Aviv to get first Bitcoin ATM in Middle East

10 June 2014 / Haaretz – The first Bitcoin automatic teller machine in the Middle East will be launched in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer virtual currency that allows for transactions between users without any third party or middle man.

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Bitcoin in Hong Kong Still different

Bitcoin in Hong Kong Still different

09 June 2014 / Economist – INSIDE the world’s first Bitcoin store in Hong Kong, a visitor from Tokyo hands over a wad of thousand-dollar bills and waits for a clerk to process the transaction on a laptop. Moments later, a notification on his phone shows that

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How to get bitcoins into your retirement account

How to get bitcoins into your retirement account

09 June 2014 / Market Watch – Before 2008, alternative investments were discussed strictly as an investment option with “ accredited investors ,” or those who have over $1 million of assets (exclusive of their home) and an income requirement (has made at least $200,000 for each

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Bay Area restaurants experiment with bitcoin

Bay Area restaurants experiment with bitcoin

08 June 2014 / SFGate – As of today, the Curry Up Now locations in San Francisco and Palo Alto have added low-alcohol cocktails and sangria, similar to the San Mateo location’s Mortar & Pestle bar. Both locations have also introduced another perk: You can now pay

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Man runs 3,237 miles in name of Bitcoin and homelessness

Man runs 3,237 miles in name of Bitcoin and homelessness

06 June 2014 / CNet – Enduring rain, heat, wind, and exhaustion, Jason King has only 30 miles left to finish his run across America. In the four months he’s been on the move, he’s shed 72 pounds, met all sorts of people, and been daunted by

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