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The site Fiatleak.com has a really cool, hypnotic animated map showing Bitcoin transactions in real time. It shows both the currency denominated for the trade, as well as the country of the transaction.
Once you’ve decided you want to buy a few bitcoins life gets difficult. There’s such a mess of confusing options. This video is intended to clear that up and allow you to dip your toe into the bitcoin world without fear or potential fraud.
Economists are up in arms, claiming that bitcoin’s 1000% annual growth is faster than anything they’ve ever seen.
Stephen Pair is the co-owner of BitPay.com, the largest bitcoin payment processor in the Bitcoin economy.
In this interview Mike Hearn, Google Engineer and Bitcoin Core Developer, explains what was Satoshi’s idea and what applications he envisions for the future of Bitcoin.
James L Paris talks about Bitcoin’s role in religion and how it does NOT appear to be related to the “mark of the beast”.
How does Bitcoin work? This is a easy to understand, short video with some fun graphics.
Bitcoins are taking the world by storm – an alternate currency that changes the dimensions of privacy, interaction and value management for consumers everywhere.
Mike Hearn explains what he thinks Bitcoin (the future of money) will look like in 50 years.
I have forked the bitaddress.org site to brand their paper wallets with BitcoinsInVegas.com branding. The reason is to give local service industry personnel and merchants a way to get back in touch with us if you tip them. To access the branded paper wallets, Click here. There is a space to write in an expiration […]
Another good infomercial for Bitcoins.
http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/money-investing/catchy-cachet-bitcoins-become-topic-currency BitcoinsInVegas.com has been featured in a Review Journal article about Bitcoins!
A somewhat technical explanation of how Bitcoin works
Bitcoin London 2013 event – a conference aimed at innovators, entrepreneurs and investors navigating in Bitcoin ecosystem. Speakers, attendees and exhibitors including Patrick Murck, Pelle Braengaard, Shakil Khan and Stuart Roegner.
A pub owner’s experience integrating bitcoin into his business
BitInstant.com and BitcoinsInVegas.com featured on episode 26 of the Las Vegas Downtown podcast.
An introduction to Bitcoin by Daily Reckoning. Arguably a bit better than the “We Use Coins” video.
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Book a hotel reservation and pay for it in bitcoins.
Mike Hearn, Google Developer and Security Guru, discusses the extensibility of Bitcoin and future capabilities and innovation.
The virtual currency was trading above $32 a share today after languishing in the mid-teens in January.
Peace News Now clears up some common misconceptions about the digital currency Bitcoin.
Kim Dotcom announced Bitcoin support for his cloud storage service and also sent out a slew of tweets suggesting Mega is going to become much more than just the successor to Megaupload.
Hosting.co.uk, the UK-based web hosting provider, has announced the addition of BitCoin as an eligible payment method for its services. BitCoin offers numerous advantages over traditional bank transfers or credit card transactions, security and privacy being the most noteworthy. The BitCoin network also simplifies the processing of international sales. Hosting.co.uk hopes to reach even more new clients with this foray into the startup digital economy of digital coins.
Coinbase scored a huge partnership today, as social discovery and discussion site Reddit has just launched an integration that allows its users to pay for “Reddit Gold” using bitcoin with Coinbase’s system.
In the past 30 days, our customers have bought or sold over $1M USD worth of bitcoin on Coinbase, and demand is continuing to grow.
Source: http://www.newswire.net/newsroom/pr/70457-When-Your-Paypal-Dollars-Gold-and-Silver-Are-Not-Accepted-what-next-Bitcoin.html New, secure platform available, making global, online payment easy and without restrictions. Finally, there is a way to make online payment easy, without restrictions and limits of traditional payment networks. Bitcoin is a growing, global virtual currency popping up all over the world and accepted at more and more places worldwide. Bitcoin is […]
Bitcoin is a virtual currency gaining popularity across the web for its ease and speed of use, as well as its anonymity. Annie takes a look at the many uses for Bitcoins, and talks to Fred Ehrsam of Coinbase on the practicality of the digital currency.
Source: http://www.dailydot.com/news/pizzaforcoins-bitcoins-order-pizza-dominos/ Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency, can be used to pay for online strippers, drugs, and even WordPress services. Now you can add pizza delivery to that list.
Source: http://bitcoinmagazine.com/working-avalon-asic-confirmed/ Jeff Garzik has just received the first ASIC mining computer to hit the consumer market, and has confirmed on Bitcoin IRC that the machine functions as expected.
Source: http://www.facebook.com/Turismo.Supremo/posts/542263195798897 Aceptamos Bitcoin como medio de pago, para todos nuestros paquetes We accept Bitcoin as payment for all our packages (Translated by Bing)
Source: http://statspotting.com/2013/01/something-is-happening-in-the-bitcoin-world-up-237-percent-since-may-2012/ BTC, when priced in USD, has seen a stunning move up – more than three times the value in May 2012 – a movement from 5 USD to 16.8 USD per BTC. That is a more than 200 percent return in 7 months – a solid return by all standards.
Source: https://wealthcycles.com/blog/2013/01/11/digital-currency-bitcoin-accepted-as-payment-service-provider-by-french-government Digital Currency Exchange, Bitcoin-Central, has been authorized by the French government to conduct bank style operations. For the first time a crypto-currency exchange has been brought into the mainstream banking circle, allowing believers in the idea of free choice in currency the opportunity to transact business through traditional channels.
Bitcoin market capitalization reaches an all-time high.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonmatonis/2013/01/07/largest-bitcoin-payment-processor-raises-510000-angel-round/ BitPay, Inc. announced today that they have completed a seed funding round of $510,000 from several angel investors demonstrating that bitcoin can attract the capital necessary to encroach upon legacy payment methods. Source: http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/07/bitpay-banks-500k-in-angel-investment-to-become-paypal-for-bitcoin-already-has-2100-businesses-on-board/ 2013 will be the year for critical mass understanding of the importance of friction free international payments and I […]
Source: http://uptweet.com/viewStory?id=606 StompRomp experiences a very common problem called payment fraud, because they sell a high ticket item. They, and other merchants, are pretty astute at screening for suspicious activity and payment fraud in their retail stores. They can check for photo ID, they can look at the condition of the card, and they can […]
BBC predicts 1:5 odds a digital currency is universally accepted in the USA.
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Source: http://www2.macleans.ca/2013/01/02/why-bitcoin-is-the-banking-industrys-newest-biggest-threat/ The digital currency, still widely dismissed by many as Internet play money, gained an unprecedented foothold in the traditional banking world. In December, a Bitcoin currency exchange in France became the first to officially operate within the European financial system.
Source: http://www.thebitcointrader.com/2013/01/bitcoin-gambling-site-earns-230000-in.html SatoshiDice just announced their revenue numbers for the month of December, and they were record-breaking,,, Source: http://www.thebitcointrader.com/2013/01/satoshidice-test-case-for-bitcoin.html In the month of December alone, SatoshiDice’s profits amounted to an impressive 17,206 BTC or $230,000 USD, with total profits on the order of 40,000 BTC or over half a million dollars.
The currency collapse has continued unabated. Once again all major fiat currencies have fallen relative to gold. And once again Bitcoin’s performance absolutely crushes gold and silver.
Source: http://www.thebitcointrader.com/2012/12/bitcoin-in-2012-by-numbers.html Our humble digital currency continued to show resilience in 2012, growing in all respects and steadily building its user base. The expression “slow and steady” is a fitting descriptor
There was one currency, which gained 1400% against the USD last year – and this same currency is again – by far – the best performing currency this year gaining another roughly 220% against the FEDs USD . . That is a two-year yield of 4400% vs. USD (from 0.3 USD/BTC to 13.4 USD/BTC). In […]
Roger Ver (BitcoinStore.Com) and ‘Tuxavant’ (Las Vegas Bitcoin Mayor) talk with Ernest Hancock of FreedomsPhoenix radio about our favorite topic – Bitcoin. MP3 link
BitcoinStore.com offers over 500,000 items for sale and you can only purchase them with bitcoin. They offer competitive pricing compared to Amazon and NewEgg because they do not need to pay 3-7% processing fees to Visa/MC/PayPal and they do not have to account for chargeback fraud risks.
4Chan is a popular and controversial image board and hey have recently jumped on board with the bitcoin. Check it out: https://www.4chan.org/pass
Paymium, the company that operates the Bitcoin-Central exchange, has been licensed as a payments services provider through a partnership with French financial institutions Aqoba and Credit Mutuel Arkéa. Read more… http://www.itnews.com.au/News/325720,bitcoin-gets-banking-rights.aspx
Bitcoin Mayor of Las Vegas spotted!