Citi suggests that digital currencies may challenge debit and credit card companies if adoption grows.
They did say that 2014 was the year of bitcoin business adoption, didn’t they? Freshly announced: Great American Insurance Group’s Fidelity/Crime Division has announced on Monday that they are among The post Great American Insurance Group Offering Bitcoin Coverage to Commercial, Governmental Entities appeared first on newsBTC.
A new study argues that online drug bazaars, such as Silk Road, can actually reduce drug-related violence.
Think you’re having a rough Monday morning? Probably not as bad as the guy in this next story and his mistake of epic proportions. Up on the bitcoin page at The post The Half Million Dollar Mistake: User Sends 800 Bitcoins to Wrong Address Belonging to Mt. Gox appeared first on newsBTC.
OzarksFirst.comSecretary of State halts Springfield man’s Bitcoin operationsSpringfield News-LeaderSecretary of State Jason Kander has halted a Springfield resident’s Bitcoin-based investment activity, saying in a news release today that Kenneth Slaughter used “deceptive tactics” to convince online investors to pay for the development of Bitcoin …Bitcoin investment company owner promises refundsKY3Springfield Bitcoin Investment Plan Stopped by […]
International authorities have disabled GOZeuS, the P2P network behind the CryptoLocker malware.
Apple has made few friends in the bitcoin realm ever since throwing down the ban hammer on popular bitcoin wallet apps like Blockchain.info, Coinbase, and CoinJar. iDevice users even went The post Could Apple’s Reason For Shunning Bitcoin Wallets Be Made Known Today? appeared first on newsBTC.
CoinDeskHow Purse.io Can Shave 25% Off Bitcoin Buyers’ Amazon BillsCoinDeskThe company is marketing its service at people who would like to purchase items at Amazon using bitcoin, which the retail giant doesn’t yet accept. But integral to its solution are those who want to obtain bitcoin using a credit card, perhaps in areas …
Schiff: Buy gold here, and trade me Bitcoin for itYahoo Finance (blog)The end of May was not good for gold. The precious metal ended the month with the biggest weekly drop since September, just as stocks kept climbing upward to new all-time highs. The …
The D Las Vegas introduces city’s first Bitcoin ATMUSA TODAYThe virtual currency Bitcoin just got a little more tangible to Las Vegas visitors. Earlier this year, the oldest casino in Las Vegas, Golden Gate Casino and the D Las Vegas, became the first hotels to accept the digital cash. The Golden Gate was the …2014: […]
Late last month we learned about a New York City fair that’s aiming to make a splash in the bitcoin community by holding ‘bitcoin fairs’ on a weekly basis. It’s The post BitPay Teams Up With Hester Street Fair to Accommodate Bitcoin Acceptance appeared first on newsBTC.
The startup provides a way to save on Amazon purchases while easing the on-ramp to bitcoin ownership.
Bitcoin 2014: Building the Digital Payments-network (reflections on a million …Bitcoin MagazineOverstock CEO Patrick Byrne’s fiery opening speech at Bitcoin 2014 is geared straight at the libertarian spirit of Bitcoin-hardliners. In his philosophical keynote address, the man who was heralded onto the main stage of the conference as a leader in …
A Dutch version of this article originally appeared on Coincourant. “The reason I am so committed to Bitcoin and crypto, is that crypto can solve the problem that centralized organizations present to society.” Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne’s fiery opening speech at Bitcoin 2014 is geared straight at the libertarian spirit of Bitcoin-hardliners. In his philosophical […]
The State of Ohio may have a beef with allowing the purchase of alcoholic beverages with bitcoin, but Texas on the other hand is just the opposite. In an inquiry The post Texas Alcoholic Beverage Regulator Green-Lights Bitcoin-For-Booze Sales appeared …