London startup develops NFC-enabled Bitcoin mobile app

Plutus, a London-based startup, has announced the development of a new NFC-enabled mobile app that will enable users to send bitcoin payments to more than 32 million merchants worldwide, according to a press release. The company said the app will use the blockchain to enable users to convert bitcoin to fiat currency and then load […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #9

Iran is in the race for being the first country to officially regulate Bitcoin. Bitcoin set to revolutionize the blogosphere with microtransactions. Bitcoin awarded the ‘most innovative open source project’ at CEBIT. Auroracoin in Iceland, PolishCoin in Poland and now SpainCoin in Spain – country specific altcoins are appearing weekly now. The Bitcoin economy is […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #8

Charmaine Li talks to Taavet Hinrikus from TransferWise about the Skype of money transfers. There is new an M&A market with pure Bitcoin deals. Economist Nouriel Roubini joins Thomas Friedman in not understanding Bitcoin and the block chain and use Twitter to communicate their frustrating of not getting it by bashing the technology. Goldman Sachs […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #6

South Korea gets its first two way Bitcoin ATM. Bitcoin integration with PayPal gets closer with a new eBay patent application. The Millennials buying Bitcoin at SXSW. Jimmy Wales proposes Bitcoin donations to the board of Wikipedia (and the preferred social network for the Bitcoin community is Reddit). Bitcoin is the currency for anarchists and […]

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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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Bitcoin Fight Night

The World’s First Bitcoin Sporting Event We love Bitcoin and the power it gives ordinary people to defend themselves against the banks. Which is why we are proud to bring you the Bitcoin Fighting Championship. On the 5th April, at the O2 London, we are bringing the bitcoin community and the martial arts world together, […]

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Now you can pay with Bitcoin in London pubs

Hidden from the prying eyes of the public, a new basement pub has set up shop in the heart of Tech City, East London. And as befits London’s hub for digital innovation, you can pay for your beer with bitcoin. Only the second pub in London to accept bitcoin – Hackney’s Pembury Tavern being the […]

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