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Inside Bitcoins Conference

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Inside Bitcoins Conference and Expo will be returning to Las Vegas NEXT WEEK, and we’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with the event to offer our readers an exclusive discount!

BIV Branded Paper Wallets

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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 […]

Bitcoin London 2013 Conference Recap

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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.

Bitcoins In Vegas TShirts

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The final tshirt design has been sent to production and will be available for pickup in the next week. This image will be 10″ wide and center placed front and back on a black 100% cotton tshirt (most likely a Gildan). My cost for production is $20 per tshirt. I have ~50 available. For those […]

Hosting.co.uk Adds BitCoin to Available Transaction Methods

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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.

When Your Paypal, Dollars, Gold and Silver Are Not Accepted what next? Bitcoin!

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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 […]

Is Bitcoin a Legitimate Form of Currency?

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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.

How to order a pizza with bitcoin

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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.

Bitcoin market ralley makes for 237% increase in 7 months

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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.

Bitcoin Invades Mainstream Banking System

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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.

BitPay.com raises $510,000 VC funding

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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 […]

StompRomp.com eliminates fraudulent chargebacks by adopting Bitcoin as a payment alternative

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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 […]

Bitcoins in 2013

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Banking’s newest biggest threat

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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.

Bitcoin Gambling Site: $230,000 profit for the month, overhead $600.

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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.

Bitcoin 2012 : The Numbers

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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

Bitcoin: Best performing currency in 2012

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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 […]

4Chan Accepts Bitcoin

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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