Bitcoinpeople Morning Digest #4

In this issue: Bitcoin for beginners. Bitcoin is great for all the ‘unbanked’ people in the Philippines. Will future Free Trade Zones be Bitcoin Zones? The bank scandals are good news for Bitcoin. Cloudhashing supporting Mt. Gox costumers. A history of Bitcoin in one chart. Overstock regrets not having implemented Bitcoin earlier. Japan getting ready […]

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The Financial Times: Bitcoin – bonkers or brilliant?

[click the image to enlarge] Fred Wilson, one of the most respected venture capitalists in New York, says he has not seen a technology with this much potential since the invention of the internet. You can get an idea of how many physical businesses accept Bitcoins or Litecoins at coinmap.org, which lists them. As of […]

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Now you can buy Bitcoin as soap bars

Bitcoin and Litecoin are now so popular they are being merchandised. People are now supporting the movements while showering! From bitsoaps.com: We are a young couple operated business that stumbled upon Bitcoins and was fascinated by its concept and versatile utility. Our love for nature and passion for exciting endeavors has drawn us to creating […]

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Bitcoin me: How to make your own digital currency

It turns out, though, that cloning bitcoin is actually harder than it looks. Although the code behind the currency is open source, it’s not like the designers have just left a nice file where you can change a few lines of code to end up with a whole new currency. It actually takes some serious […]

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