Monthly archive for June 2014

The Companies Signing Up Big Merchants to Accept Bitcoin

The Companies Signing Up Big Merchants to Accept Bitcoin

05 June 2014 / Payments Source – The two most popular Bitcoin services providers, Coinbase and BitPay, are neck-and-neck in signing up merchants to accept digital currency. “Some [of the momentum] has to do with merchants realizing that there are large untapped populations that are showing an interest in Bitcoin and taking these consumers seriously,

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3 reasons Wall Street can’t stay away from bitcoin

3 reasons Wall Street can't stay away from bitcoin

05 June 2014 / CNBC – It’s not surprising Apple is rethinking its policy to allow its apps to accept virtual currency payments. Retailers, including Lord & Taylor, Overstock and TigerDirect, are syncing operations to make it easier for consumers with digital wallets to transact business with

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Bitcoin key to future of online payments: EBay CEO

Bitcoin key to future of online payments: EBay CEO

05 June 2014 / CNBC – EBay CEO serious about bitcoin. EBay CEO John Donahoe explains why he thinks the digital currency will play an important role in the future and weighs in on the power of Amazon.</p> EBay chief John Donahoe says he sees bitcoin and

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Actions By 3 Fortune 500 Companies Signal Bitcoin’s Price May Surge In 2014

Actions By 3 Fortune 500 Companies Signal Bitcoin's Price May Surge In 2014

04 June 2014 / Benzinga – This past week has been action-packed for those following bitcoin. But instead of analysts and investors prognosticating about bitcoin’s potential, there has been action by Fortune 500 companies. And actions do indeed speak louder than words. The past seven days have

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A beginner’s guide to Bitcoin

A beginner's guide to Bitcoin

04 June 2014 / Boing Boing – Andreas Antonopoulos explains what bitcoin is, and how you can start using it. Q. How does bitcoin work? Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer network, a set of protocols (standards for interoperability), client interfaces (called wallets) and a currency that operates on

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Blockchain.info CEO: We Pay Employees in Bitcoin. And Someday You Might, Too.

Blockchain.info CEO: We Pay Employees in Bitcoin. And Someday You Might, Too.

03 June 2014 / Entrepreneur – Nicolas Cary is convinced Bitcoin is as monumental a game changer as the Internet itself. He believes in it so much that he’s perfectly fine with getting paid 100 percent in the world’s first digital cash by his employer, Blockchain.info, the

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Rapper 50 Cent (BTC 0.0007458) Seeks Digital Dough for his Flow

Rapper 50 Cent (BTC 0.0007458) Seeks Digital Dough for his Flow

03 June 2014 / Wall Street Journal – Bitcoin got itself some street cred Tuesday, when top-selling rap star 50 Cent announced that his new album, Animal Ambition, would be available for purchase with the digital currency. Fans of 50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson III, will be

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Apple Gets More Explicit About Bitcoin Apps

Apple Gets More Explicit About Bitcoin Apps

02 June 2014 / Tech Crunch – Late last year, a series of app removals hit bitcoin wallets, causing folks in the industry to panic over Apple’s stance on the “virtual currency.” When that happened, I wrote a piece about exactly how Apple felt about bitcoin, as

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These Guys Are Creating A Whole New Internet Using Bitcoin

These Guys Are Creating A Whole New Internet Using Bitcoin

01 June 2014 / Business Insider – The founders of a Scottish company called MaidSafe had a wild idea. What if you were to give the internet a makeover, changing it so that it’s absolutely safe from hackers and government snooping, but is still good for app

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Immersive Education Initiative endorses Bitcoin

Immersive Education Initiative endorses Bitcoin

01 June 2014 / Hyper Grid Business – BOSTON – The Immersive Education Initiative today announced that all official Immersive Education events will now accept Bitcoin starting with Immersion 2014 in Los Angeles next week, followed by the European Immersive Education Summit in Vienna this fall and the

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