Monthly archive for July 2014

Major Gaming Company Leads the Pack on Early Adoption of Revolutionary Bitcoin

Major Gaming Company Leads the Pack on Early Adoption of Revolutionary Bitcoin

31 July 2014 / Broadway World – PlayerAuctions, the largest player-to-player secondary market in the US/EU dedicated for video game-based assets, has rolled out its latest payment method to serve the requests of the gaming industry and seize present and future opportunities presented by accepting bitcoin. Integration

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easyHotel Franchisee Now Accepts Bitcoin for Room Reservations

easyHotel Franchisee Now Accepts Bitcoin for Room Reservations

31 July 2014 / Tech News – Travelers to Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague can pay for hotel bookings in bitcoin at any of the Holland’s three easyHotels. The easyHotel Holland website offers a ‘pay in bitcoin’ option upon checkout that generates a BitPay invoice, QR code

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RNLI to accept donations in Bitcoin

RNLI to accept donations in Bitcoin

31 July 2014 / Fundraising.co.uk – The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is to test accepting donations by Bitcoin, the digital currency. It claims to be “the first major charity in the UK or Ireland to accept Bitcoin”. The test involves creating a dedicated Bitcoin online donation page.

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Wikipedia Begins Taking Donations in Bitcoin

Wikipedia Begins Taking Donations in Bitcoin

31 July 2014 / New York Times – Bitcoin has found another taker. On Wednesday, the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedia, announced that it would allow people to make donations using Bitcoin, becoming the latest adopter of the virtual currency as a payment option.

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The truth about bitcoin and its impact on business

The truth about bitcoin and its impact on business

30 July 2014 / The Globe and Mail: By Geoff Gordon – The media’s insatiable desire to sensationalize stories has resulted in a lot of misinformation around bitcoin. For business owners who aren’t properly educated, this misinformation – understandably – leaves them with inaccurate opinions, and the

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Capitol Hill Is Hosting Its First Bitcoin Demo Day Today

Capitol Hill Is Hosting Its First Bitcoin Demo Day Today

29 July 2014 / BetaBeat – Rep. Jared Polis, the “Gamer Congressman,” has been a big advocate for Bitcoin on Capitol Hill. He’s taken BTC for campaign donation, lampooned his colleagues for speaking out against Bitcoin, and invited fellow congressmen to give Bitcoin a shot. Now, he’s helping

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Chicago’s First Bitcoin ATM Debuts in Lakeview

Chicago's First Bitcoin ATM Debuts in Lakeview

29 July 2014 / dnaInfo – LAKEVIEW — The city’s first bitcoin ATM debuted in Lakeview over the weekend at Cassava Bread. Bitcoin is a type of currency and online payment system that’s been around since 2009. People and businesses can make transactions directly to one another

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Coinapult Intros Service to Anchor Bitcoin’s Price for Wary Users

Coinapult Intros Service to Anchor Bitcoin's Price for Wary Users

29 July 2014 / Payment Source – For most of the digital currency’s existence, the price of a bitcoin has swung wildly. Coinapult is looking to remove this risk with the launch of Coinapult Locks, which pins the value of a user’s bitcoin balance to a stable asset.

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Young Rich lister Zhenya Tsvetnenko shoots for the Bitcoin big time

Young Rich lister Zhenya Tsvetnenko shoots for the Bitcoin big time

28 July 2014 / BRW Financial Review “……. Australia is starting to live up the hopes of having its own “Silicon Beach” to go with Silicon Valley in California and Silicon Alley in New York. But are the likes of Tsvetnenko building actual business, or will they be wiped out if – some would say when – the bubble bursts?

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A Tech-Savvy Central European Country Has Embraced Bitcoin Like Nowhere Else

A Tech-Savvy Central European Country Has Embraced Bitcoin Like Nowhere Else

28 July 2014 / BUCHAREST (Reuters) – In a well-lit office with red window frames in downtown Bucharest, Romania’s first bitcoin ATM attracts many who until it opened in May had to buy or sell the digital currency face-to-face or through wire transfers. The interest in bitcoin

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