BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #7

Ireland is opening its first ATM but the local banks won’t give the operator a bank account (they know they are doomed – or least reduced to a part in the Hybrid Economy). Bitcoin is bigger than Western Union (when will it overtake Amex, Mastercard and VISA?). Overstock has never gotten so much promotion (and […]

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Bitcoin Tops PayPal For First Time in Total Transactions

Yesterday represented a milestone for the Bitcoin network which recorded over $416 million in transactions. It was the first time Bitcoin topped PayPal in the dollar amount of daily transactions. However, one transaction alone in Bitcoin was valued over $145 million. Of course, these levels are not achievable on PayPal which is part of why […]

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North American Bitcoin Conference

More than 500 Bitcoin community members will soon be converging on Miami for a direction-setting conference aimed at driving the currency from speculation to mainstream. Building on the recent success of the European Bitcoin Convention, the North American Bitcoin Conference will hit Miami Beach on the 25th and 26th of January, 2014. Rich in potential […]

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