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!
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.
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.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://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.
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 […]
BBC predicts 1:5 odds a digital currency is universally accepted in the USA.
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.
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 Magazine is the world’s first published magazine dedicated to the topic of Bitcoin. http://bitcoinmagazine.net/bitcoin-magazine-has-new-ownership/
WordPress is the most widely used blogging software allowing people to share information outside of traditional media outlets. WordPress.com, a provider of software plugins for the blogging system, has officially announced its support for the digital currency. Read more: http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2012/11/15/pay-another-way-bitcoin/
Ericsson is a global leader in telecommunications. Read more here: http://www.ericsson.com/m-commerce/2012/11/12/virtual-currencies-and-the-functionality-of-money/
Alicia defends a man who claims to represent the person who created a new online currency against the Treasury Department, while Dana tries to play Kalinda against Will to help the DA’s case against him. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2148561/
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?