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2014-12-23 07:47
Charlie Shrem Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Bitcoin Swaps
Charlie Shrem, Bitcoin trader, start-upper and entrepreneur, was sentenced to two-years in prison for having indirectly helped people swap their fiat-money into Bitcoins and use them on the closed down Silk Road, which dealt with illegal drugs and other substances.…
2014-12-22 07:58
First Bitcoin ATM Installed in Nebraska
The very first Bitcoin ATM has been installed in Nebraska, NewsBTC.com reports today. The Bitcoin ATM has been installed by the company Alpha Bitcoin, who installed the Bitcoin ATM outside of Jones Bros. Cupcakes in Aksarben Village, located conveniently for many people interested in purchasing cryptocurrency.…
2014-12-19 06:19
ZenBox Reveals Orange County s First Bitcoin ATM
ZenBox announced the arrival of the first Bitcoin ATM in Orange County, which not only sells Bitcoins, but also buys them back. The ATM will be located inside the Mission Market Express in the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) Grand Foyer, where the 10,000 daily commuters will be able to buy Bitcoins.…
2014-12-18 08:35
Coin Cloud Installs Bitcoin ATM at Gold Spike Hotel and Casino
Coin Cloud announced today that they have installed the second Las Vegas Bitcoin ATM, this time at the Gold Spike Hotel and Casino. The Bitcoin ATM is manufactured by BitAccess, who provides ATM’s capable of selling cryptocurrency for cash and will be available 24-hours a day in Downtown Las Vegas.…
2014-12-17 08:50
Time Inc. to Accept Bitcoin Payments Trough Coinbase
Time Inc., one of the world’s leading media companies, announced today that they have signed a partnership agreement with Coinbase, allowing their company to accept Bitcoin payments. Readers of magazines from Time Inc. will now be able to purchase four different magazines using Bitcoins, either in digital form or in paper form.…
2014-12-16 07:43
Cloudbet Launches New Sports Book Interface
Cloudbet, one of the leading online Bitcoin sports book sites, announced today that they have launched a brand new sports betting interface on their site for desktop users. The design has been designed from scratch and is based on the latest technology to ensure that the navigation is easy and that the loading time is as fast as possible.…
2014-12-15 09:15
Coinbase Acquires Andrew Vilcsak s iOS App
Coinbase, one of the world’s leading Bitcoin exchange and Bitcoin payment system providers, announced today that they have acquired Andrew Vilcsak’s iOS application and taken over the development of it. The application will become the official Coinbase app, using Coinbase’s open-source code base.…
2014-12-12 08:53
Microsoft Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments
Microsoft announced yesterday that they are now accepting Bitcoin payments for products, through a partnership with the world's leading Bitcoin payments provider, BitPay. Microsoft is expecting that cryptocurrencies will continue to grow and hopes that by accepting Bitcoins, Microsoft can move to the front of of the cryptocurrency acceptance trend.…
2014-12-11 08:52
100 Businesses to Accept Bitcoins for Bitcoin Bowl Game Day
BitPay, the world's leading Bitcoin payments provider, announced today that a massive 100+ businesses in St. Petersburg will be able to accept Bitcoin payments for the Bitcoin Bowl game-day. The Bitcoin Bowl is being hosted on December 26th at Tropicana Fields and has led to many local businesses wanting to accept Bitcoin payments.…
2014-12-10 08:30
Yacuna Bitcoin Exchange Enables Instant GBP Deposits
Yacuna Bitcoin exchange announced today that they have introduced fast and secure GBP deposits for customers based inside of the UK. Users who have verified their account can now also benefit from instant deposits in their local currency, making it fast and easy to purchase Bitcoins.…
2014-12-09 08:15
SEC Fines Bitcoin Securities Exchange 68 000
The U.S. Securities Regulators announced on Monday that they have fined a stock exchange $68,000, which needed to be paid immediately. The stock exchange had been accepting Bitcoins to trade securities, but had not registered that he was accepting Bitcoins which is against the law.…
2014-12-08 08:19
Bitcoin Value Stabilized at 370
It's Monday and it is time for another update on the Bitcoin value and how it has gone in the past week and weekend's time. The value is still stable around the $370-$380 mark, where it has been for the past months if you take out the many notorious swings that it has experienced along the way.…
2014-12-05 07:17
296 Million Worth of Bitcoins Spent on Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Black Friday is an American tradition for the retail industry, where they offer large savings on popular products to attract more customers to their stores. The special day is now also gaining ground above, with many European countries also “celebrating” the day nowadays.…
2014-12-04 08:19
Bitcoin Value Stable at 380
The Bitcoin value seems to have stabilized quite well over the past couple of month, having been stable around the $375 value. The value has gone up and has gone down from this number, but it seems that this is where we will see the value be, going into a new year with a fresh start.…
2014-12-03 08:06
Bitcoin Foundation Warns About Scam Sites
The Bitcoin Foundation has issued an official warning towards scam sites, who are trying to steal users Bitcoins and perhaps also other information. The sites have copied the Bitcoin Foundation website and changed only some of the text, to pose as the serious foundation to scam the Bitcoins out of people.…
2014-12-02 08:23
BitPay Adds NationBuilder Plug in for Bitcoin Donation Option
BitPay, the world's leading Bitcoin payment processor, announced yesterday that they have added a NationBuilder plug-in to their offerings, making it easy for websites to accept Bitcoin donations. NationBuilder powers sites in arts and culture, health and wellness, charity, nonprofits and education as well as political campaigns and similar projects.…
2014-12-01 08:30
Bitcoin Price Stable at 380 Level
The Bitcoin has had quite a stable week, with minor swings in both direction and a overall increase in value. The past seven days hasn't had a lot of negative or positive news really, so there hasn't been anything to really create the bigger swings in the value but the regular trading swings has been there.…
2014-11-28 08:21
American Red Cross Accepting Bitcoin Donations
The American Red Cross is now accepting bitcoin donations through the bitcoin payment processor BitPay. They will help the American Red Cross processing bitcoin donations through a BitPay hosted website, without any fees, so the Red Cross will be able to receive 100 percent of all donations made by the bitcoin community. …
2014-11-27 06:14
Bitstars Casino in Partnership with Income Access
Bitstars Casino, the first online casino to accept both Bitcoins and real-money deposits, announced today that they have partnered up with Income Access, who will provide Bitstars with their affiliate software.…
2014-11-26 07:46
Kraken Exchange to Help Liquidate Mt Gox
The online Bitcoin exchange site Kraken, operated by Payward Inc, will be helping the former Bitcoin exchange giant Mt Gox to liquidate and investigate where the thousands of Bitcoins they are missing has gone. The liquidation will help pay back investors and customers, who currently has lost several hundred million dollars.…

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