[ May 16, 2014 at 5:00 am ]
GreenManGaming Surveys if <b>Bitcoins</b> are Viable for Gaming Purchases

GreenManGaming Surveys if Bitcoins are Viable for Gaming Purchases
Tag: Bitcoin, GreenManGaming, Purchases · GreenManGaming Data-driven video games E-commerce platform GreenManGaming, has taken to twitter to ask the bitcoin community if the digital currency would be a viable payment method for buying games. Bitcoin News
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Bitcoin 2014 Conference Kicks Off Today
Put on by the Bitcoin Foundation, the conference runs from today (the 15th) through May 17th and features of slew activities and presentations that will make any enthusiast giddy. Today's events include an invitation-only International Affiliate Summit … Bitcoin …

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[ May 13, 2014 at 5:00 pm ]

UK shop to exchange bitcoin for goods
A Glasgow is the first in Britain to let people exchange their second-hand goods for the digital currency bitcoin. CeX, a chain that buys, sells and exchanges gadgets, will switch from the pound to bitcoin in its Glasgow for three days … Bitcoin News
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Cryptocurrency News Round-Up: Dogecoin on Twitch; Living on Bitcoin …
There doesn't seem to be a reason for the slight fall in market capitalisations but all other coins are clearly still in thrall to bitcoin, despite some …

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[ May 13, 2014 at 5:00 am ]

Lancaster PhD Student Pays Tuition in Full With Bitcoin
Lancaster Back in January of this year, the University of Cumbria was the first educational facility to announce that students will be able to pay for classes in bitcoin. Several months later, Leander Bindewald is the first student ever to make a … Bitcoin News
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Ask Dr. Bitcoin: Can I donate Bitcoin to politicians?
Make Your Laws, an organization that facilitates political contributions, previously submitted a petition asking for Bitcoin contributions of up to $ 100 for campaign to be …

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[ May 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm ]

Bitcoin gets easier for consumers
It's getting easier for consumers to buy and spend bitcoin, the cybercurrency that has captured much of the tech world. With each passing month, entrepreneurs are rolling out new technology for consumers to buy and bitcoin, shop online with the … Bitcoin News
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How to make a Bitcoin fund
One of the biggest problems for any such fund manager, or even individual purchaser of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, is the matter of how to their assets in the wake of the …

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[ May 12, 2014 at 5:00 am ]

Poll Results: How You Use Bitcoin
In total, about 155 of you voted (if you're not already aware, we're doing this new weekly poll, which can be found in the lower right-hand corner of all pages). We'd love to get some more participation! 15.5 percent (or 24/155) of respondents answered … Bitcoin News
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Beginner's guide to mining Litecoin, Dogecoin, and other Bitcoin variants
Who isn't curious about Bitcoin, the virtual currency whose origin story is rife with underground marketplaces, instant millionaires, and massive s? And the best way to learn …

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[ May 11, 2014 at 5:00 pm ]

A Bitcoin Bazaar Is Springing Up Around MIT
This bitcoin optimism is spilling out into businesses situated near the MIT campus in Cambridge's Central Square, or "DeCENTRALized SQUARE" as one Redditor dubbed it. A snapshot of the Open Street Map-based coinmap.org posted on Reddit this week … Bitcoin News
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Unhappy With Current Direction, Some Bitcoin Foundation Members Resigning
So far, the track record of prominent Bitcoin Foundation members has been abysmal. I know that most foundation members are probably swell people and are not like this. However, the acts of a …

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[ May 11, 2014 at 5:00 am ]

Bitcoin: Does the SEC offer a legitimate concern for it?
What are the real concerns for Bitcoin from the SEC? Reports surfaced over the past two days from a PCWorld article and a Forbes article yesterday. Are the concerns due to the pending trial and hype about Silk Road alleged website owner, Ross Ulbricht, … Bitcoin News
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Monegraph Uses Bitcoin Tech So Internet Artists Can Establish “Original …
In return they receive a blockchain key and value they can in a NameCoin wallet, similar to how they would bitcoin. …

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[ May 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm ]

BitBeat: Bobby Lee, Brock Pierce Elected to Bitcoin Foundation Board
China's bitcoin community now has a seat at the table of the Bitcoin Foundation. Bobby Lee, CEO of digital-currency exchange BTC China, was elected to one of two vacant seats on the Foundation after a three-way run-off vote concluded late Thursday. Bitcoin News
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Two more Chinese banks to close bitcoin trading accounts
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China Guangfa Bank and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co Ltd (6.SS) said they had banned their customers from using bank accounts for …

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[ May 10, 2014 at 5:00 am ]

Election Commission Votes to Allow Bitcoin Donations
WASHINGTON — The Federal Election Commission on Thursday voted to allow political committees to accept Bitcoin donations and outlined the ways that the virtual currency can be used by federally regulated campaigns. Responding to a request from a … Bitcoin News
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Can a Bitcoin ETF Help Legitimize the Currency?
May 9 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg's Matt Miller and Eric Balchunas discuss efforts to regulate Bitcoin. They speak with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg). Please enable JavaScript to view the …

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[ May 9, 2014 at 5:00 pm ]

Bitcoin wins US election panel's approval for political donations
The US Federal Election Committee on Thursday unanimously approved a proposal for political action committees to accept donations in the form of Bitcoin, finding that the cryptocurrency qualified as "money or anything of value" as defined by the … Bitcoin News
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Politicians can now accept bitcoin
Technically, the commission didn't wave through unlimited donations in bitcoin. It was responding to a request from Make Your Laws PAC to accept bitcoin donations up to $ 100. So, for now, that's the …

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[ May 9, 2014 at 5:00 am ]

Bitcoin approved for political donations
The FEC voted 6-0 to allow Make Your Laws PAC to accept up to $ 100 worth of bitcoin per contributor each election, but must “sell the bitcoins it purchases and deposit the proceeds into its campaign depository before spending those funds,” the panel … Bitcoin News
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Bitcoin OK for politics, with 0 limit
CNN’s Jennifer Liberto. Washington (CNN) – The Federal Election Commission on Thursday approved the use of the alternative currency Bitcoin for political contributions with limits of $ 100 per donor per …