Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money
Bitcoin is a digital currency, meaning it's money controlled and stored entirely by computers spread across the internet, and this money is finding its way to more and more people and businesses around the world. But it's much more than that, and many people -- including the sharpest of internet pioneers as well as seasoned economists -- are still struggling to come to terms with its many identities. With that in mind, we give you this: an idiot's guide to bitcoin.
Bitcoin Is Flawed, But It Will Still Take Over the World
Like the internet, bitcoin has its limitations. But it’s something that anyone can not only use but modify. What that means is that many problems with the currency can be solved. It’s just that the world at large must solve them. And there’s value in that very phenomenon. People trust things they have control over.
‘Dope’ Is the World's 1st Movie to Accept Bitcoin for Tickets, Along with 900 Cinemas Across US
The highly anticipated comedy “Dope” will be the world’s first movie to accept bitcoin for its ticket sales through a partnership between Movietickets.com — which supports over 900 cinemas in the U.S.
This Chinese Exchange Just Pushed the Value of Bitcoins Over $200
A single bitcoin is now worth $200, thanks to a little-known exchange in China that is suddenly pushing the digital currency to new heights. Meet BTC China.
You Can Now Pay for Plastic Surgery with Bitcoin
Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that has taken the world by storm, only grows stronger as people use it in more and more industries. According to a press release, Vanity Cosmetic Surgery is the latest to jump on board, claiming it is the only medical center in the world to accept Bitcoin as an official payment method. …
Record bitcoin payment of $1 million spent on new mining hardware
Bitpay, a company that lets businesses accept payments in the Bitcoin virtual currency, has just processed its first US$1 million transaction.