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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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As Mining Demand Grows, Data Center Firms Begin Accepting Bitcoin

As Mining Demand Grows, Data Center Firms Begin Accepting Bitcoin

31 May 2014 / Data Center Knowledge – Cryptocurrency businesses can now use Bitcoin to purchase large chunks of data center space for their mining operations. Wholesale data center developer Server Farm Realty and colocation specialist C7 Data Centers each announced this week that they will accept

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More businesses using Bitcoin

More businesses using Bitcoin

31 May 2014 / The Villager – U.S. dollars are no longer necessary to acquire food, shelter and drink in the East Village and Lower East Side. Online restaurant and entertainment guide Yelp recently joined a growing number of businesses now recognizing the increased use of Bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Grabs Dutch Fancy as Bankers Mull New Technology

Bitcoin Grabs Dutch Fancy as Bankers Mull New Technology

31 May 2014 / Bloomberg – The Netherlands, birthplace of the world’s first stock exchange and the pioneering Dutch East India Company, is now home to banks with an unusually open mind about bitcoin. While big banks in China and the U.S. are reluctant to do business

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DISH Teams Up with Coinbase to Become Largest Company to Accept Bitcoin

DISH Teams Up with Coinbase to Become Largest Company to Accept Bitcoin

29 May 2014 / Coinbase Blog – We’re excited to announce that DISH will accept bitcoin and has chosen Coinbase as their bitcoin payment processor. DISH today announced they are the largest company and first subscription model pay-TV provider to accept bitcoin, marking a large step forward

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Abila Helps Facilitate Bitcoin Donation to the University of Puget Sound

Abila Helps Facilitate Bitcoin Donation to the University of Puget Sound

28 May 2014 / PRWeb – Abila today announced that its Millennium solution has helped record what is thought to be the first bitcoin gift to an American college. Bitcoin entrepreneur Nicolas Cary ’07 made the unrestricted gift of 14.5 bitcoins (valued at $10,000) to the alumni

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BitPay Now Processing $1 Million in Bitcoin Payments Every Day

BitPay Now Processing $1 Million in Bitcoin Payments Every Day

28 May 2014 / Coindesk – Bitcoin payments processor BitPay has revealed it is now processing an average of $1m worth of bitcoin payments per day. Coinbase and BitPay are currently the biggest bitcoin processors on the market and BitPay says it is serving the needs of over 30,000

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