Posts Categorized: News

Sanctioned Iranians discover the benefits of bitcoin

Posted by & filed under , .

Sanctioned countries suffering from economic can find solace in Bitcoin – a digital currency outside of the control of central banks and government intervention. Read more:   http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-11-29/dollar-less-iranians-discover-virtual-currency  

BitPay.com reaches 1000 merchants

Posted by & filed under , .

In September (2012), BitPay, a bitcoin payment processor, announced they received their 1000th merchant sign up. Read the entire announcement here: http://blog.bitpay.com/2012/09/bitpay-exceeds-1000-merchants-accepting.html

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Posted by & filed under , , .

Source: http://www.fastcompany.com/1785445/bitcoin-crypto-currency-mystery-reopened Now that is one hell of a coincidence. What are the odds that a phrase in Nakamoto’s Bitcoin paper would be replicated in a patent application filed the same year? Further, what are the odds the domain name for Bitcoin would have been registered 72 hours after the patent application was filed?