Category Archives: Lawful Money

Welcome to Bitcoin Island

Forget currencies and commodities … perhaps the most helpful analogy for Bitcoin is ‘land’, argues Richard Gendal Brown. Oleg Andreev posted an insightful tweet the other day: Bitcoin is not a protocol of transfer, but a protocol of ownership.… Continue reading

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State of Bitcoin Report

CoinDesk State of Bitcoin 2014 from CoinDesk Continue reading

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Bitcoin ATM

Use this bitcoin ATM map to locate the your nearest ATM. Continue reading

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Bitcoin will be worth $1 million… ?

Wences Casares, the CEO of Xapo, a bitcoin startup, predicts that in a decade, one bitcoin will be worth somewhere between half a million dollars to one million dollars. Here is a video interview with the Wall Street Journal. Continue reading

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The Bitcoin Phenomenon

There is a new video that is taking the Bitcoin community by storm. Produced by recently launched internet cable brand SQ1  (pronounced square one), the video titled “The Bitcoin Phenomenon” explores the groundbreaking aspects of digital currency… Continue reading

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The Death of Windows XP Won’t Kill the ATM Industry, or Help Bitcoin

Microsoft is planning to cut off support for Windows XP next month, but the move won’t have the major impact on the ATM industry that many pundits believe. And contrary to what some bitcoiners say, it won’t do anything to help the bitcoin economy… Continue reading

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Bitcoin: What Is It, and Is It Right for Your Business?

Bitcoin: What Is It, and Is It Right for Your Business? By E Speidel OK, so what’s Bitcoin? It’s not an actual coin, it’s “cryptocurrency,” a digital form of payment that is produced (“mined”) by lots of people worldwide. It allows peer… Continue reading

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Bitcoin 0.9.0 Final Now Available For Download

This release includes a number of fixes, including some transaction malleability-related fixes, a drop in transaction fees to 0.01mBTC per kilobyte, and more. So, without holding you up any further, here’s a copy of the release notes. Bitcoin Core… Continue reading

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How Bitcoin is Changing Everything

Perhaps the single most prominent, and telling, feature of bitcoin today is its massive controversy in the media. Not a single day goes by without an article or televised mention about its dangers, risks, and dubious mainstream appeal. Many in the mainstream… Continue reading

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7 Things Merchants Should Consider Before Hosting a Bitcoin ATM

In case you’ve missed it, the bitcoin ATM business is exploding. From South Korea to South Boston, bitcoin ATMs (BTC ATMs) are rapidly gaining traction in an industry that is looking to provide consumers with simple interactions that separate the… Continue reading

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