BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #5

The infamous Winklevoss twins buy their first Virgin Galactic space flight from Richard Branson using their Bitcoin stash. The Wall Street Journal launches a new segment about digital currencies: BitBeat. BitPay opens their Latin America office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. BitScan launch crowdfunding campaign for Android app. UK will treat Bitcoin as a foreign currency […]

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The five largest Bitcoin exchanges are based in Slovenia, Bulgaria, Japan, and China

As of now, none of the five largest, most influential Bitcoin exchanges are in the United States: Slovenia-based Bitstamp ($368 million in 30 days); Bulgaria-based BTCe ($267 million in 30 days); Japan-based Mt. Gox for dollar transactions ($261 million in 30 days); China-based BTC China ($151 million in 30 days); Japan-based Mt. Gox for euro […]

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