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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.

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.

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 […]

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

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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?