A Gorgeous Visualization of Key Bitcoin Statistics

A Bitcoin enthusiast working for Tableau Software forwarded me the code for an incredible visualization of stats regarding Bitcoin and Bitcoin-related statistics. I had to squish it a bit to fit in on my blog, but you can find it here.Learn About Tableau

BitInstant CEO Calls Bitcoin a ‘Really Risky Investment’ – Betabeat

BitInstant CEO Calls Bitcoin a ‘Really Risky Investment’BetabeatAs evidenced in the past week, dealing with Bitcoins can be a traumatic experience. With so many record highs followed by equally steep drops that seemingly happen several times an hour, we wouldn’t be surprised if traders have broken out the Xanax by …

Supply Shock Yes, people are hoarding bitcoins – Quartz

Supply Shock Yes, people are hoarding bitcoinsQuartzThe total value of outstanding bitcoins surpassed $2 billion today, another milestone for the experiment in decentralized currency that was worth $1 billion just 11 days ago. It’s up about 1,300% since the beginning of the year. So how high can this go …

NYC Bar To Allow Patrons To Buy Drinks With Bitcoins – The Consumerist

The ConsumeristNYC Bar To Allow Patrons To Buy Drinks With BitcoinsThe ConsumeristFor all that many people don’t know what a Bitcoin is, there is a whole virtual world out there that loves using the digital currency to buy things online and even as payment for say, a house. One New York City bar wants to […]

How To Mine Bitcoins – TechCrunch

The ConsumeristHow To Mine BitcoinsTechCrunchMining bitcoins – a process that helps manage bitcoin transactions as well as create new “wealth” – are the new Beanie Babies. Luckily for us, however, bitcoins seem to be going up in value and should maintain their value over time, unlike your mint …Bitcoin Tops $200 For First TimeMashableThe New […]

Will Bitcoin Be A Facebook Or A Myspace? Either Way, It’s A Revolution. – Forbes

Will Bitcoin Be A Facebook Or A Myspace? Either Way, It’s A Revolution.ForbesDisclaimer and Disclosure: I own a very small amount of BitCoins. My company is now accepting BitCoin as a valid method of payment, alongside PayPal. I am not a professional investment advisor nor a professional economist but I am an entrepreneur, …How To […]

The New York bar that takes Bitcoins – CNN

The New York bar that takes BitcoinsCNNBitcoin, a virtual currency that was created four years ago, has been at the center of much media attention recently. Just in the past three weeks, the value of Bitcoins has skyrocketed over 300%. The value of one…

Bitcoin Trader: Buy on Dips – Forbes

Wired.co.ukBitcoin Trader: Buy on DipsForbesI have been curious about Bitcoins — an unregulated electronic currency running on a computer network — ever since June 2011, when I first wrote about them after a hacker broke into Mt. Gox, a Bitcoin exchange, sending its price plummeting from $30 …How to buy and sell Bitcoins — Part […]

Most of the Google Searches for Bitcoin Are Coming From Russia – Benzinga

Most of the Google Searches for Bitcoin Are Coming From RussiaBenzingaVia Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Trends, we’re able to see how often and from where Internet users have used the search engine to look up information about and potentially buy Bitcoins, the online currency whose value doesn’t appear to be hitting a plateau …

Paul Volcker is apparently nonplussed by bitcoin – Quartz

Paul Volcker is apparently nonplussed by bitcoinQuartzFor all you bitcoin nerds predicting the surge of the online currency: Paul Volcker doesn’t care. In fact, it would seem that the eminent former chairman of the Federal Reserve—known for bringing US inflation under control in the early 1980s—doesn’t …and more »

The Passing of The Iron Lady and the Threat of Bitcoin – RedState

The Passing of The Iron Lady and the Threat of BitcoinRedStateOn today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the passing of Margaret Thatcher, her role in history and the governmental threat of Bitcoin. We’re brought to you by Stephen Clouse and …and more »