How to explain Bitcoin at a cocktail party (and she’ll still like you…)

I say… the Internet makes everything better right? Email is better than sending letters, Google is better than card catalogs at a library. But we didn’t have real Internet money until recently. It turns out there was a really good reason: How do I know you didn’t copy your Internet money and send it to […]

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Bing search engine now converts currencies to Bitcoin

Microsoft revealed on 10th February that its Bing search engine will now automatically convert currency denominations to BTC in response to simple commands. These include queries such as “$13 to BTC” or “0.45 BTC to euros,” which when entered will reveal answers using the most up-to-date price data from San Francisco-based bitcoin wallet provider Coinbase. […]

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Bitcoin: How its core technology will change the world

One of the more advanced concepts being touted for a next-generation Bitcoin is the idea of decentralised autonomous corporations (DAC) – companies with no directors. These would follow a pre-programmed business model and are managed entirely by the block chain. In this case the block chain acts as a way for the DAC to store […]

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Google confirms their payments team is working to incorporate Bitcoin

The Bitcoin section on Reddit is red hot. Some big news from today is trending on the popular bulletin board: I had posted yesterday a screen shot of a response I received from Vic Gundotra @ Google regarding Bitcoin, who then CC’d me to Sridhar Ramaswamy (Senior Vice President, heads up Google Wallet). I asked […]

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The Bitcoin ecosystem now has the same market value as Google

The Los Angeles-based Wedbush was the first to put out a ‘Wall Street’ based two page report on Bitcoin. It was later followed by a broader, 11 page report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Coindesk have crunched those numbers and put them into two tables, one of which shows the the current Bitcoin ecosystem […]

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