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More Charities Are Accepting Bitcoins To Tap Into A Younger Pool Of Donors

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact

Save the Children is thinking ahead when it comes to the ages of its donors -- that's why it decided to go digital. “We want to remain contempora...

Bitcoin Revisited: Focus on Alternative Currency Masks the Power of Blockchain Technology Innovation

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 04.25.2015 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

The notion of national currencies and fiat money is central to modern economies and government financing. I can't see a world in the foreseeable future, where sovereign nation states give up the control over what currency must be used for conducting its business.

How Digital Money (Bitcoin) Will Change The World

April Rudin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
April Rudin

In mid December, Time Inc. was the latest in a string of companies to announce that it would start accepting bitcoin in payment, following on the heel...

Dana Liebelson

Turns Out Nobody Wants To Donate To Politicians With Bitcoin | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission voted earlier this year to allow political candidates and committees to accept donations in bitcoin. But...

Understanding Bitcoin

David Bergstein | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
David Bergstein

Through recent conversations with various friends and colleagues, it has become apparent that Bitcoin is somewhat of a mystery to the majority of the population. The common query, even among seasoned investors, is inevitably, "What is Bitcoin?"

Spend 11 Minutes To Finally Learn What Bitcoin Is

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2014 | Technology

You've heard of Bitcoin. But do you have any idea what it actually is? Our friends at Elite Daily are here to help you. In the time it takes to wa...

Bitcoin: the New Era of Wildcat Banking

Jason Gordo | Posted 05.27.2014 | Money
Jason Gordo

Bitcoin transactions, unlike credit card purchases, are irreversible. If you buy merchandise with bitcoins and the merchant fails to deliver, that money is now securely in his hands. There will be no third party company to go to bat for you

Should I Start Accepting Bitcoin on My Website?

John Rampton | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
John Rampton

Early adaptors of this revolution will find themselves receiving a lot of exposure, which in the end, could be worth the risk.

Bitcoin Fans Unmoved By Latest Controversy

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA and BREE FOWLER | Posted 05.08.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who is bitcoin's real creator? The bitcoin community is reacting to that burning question with a collective ho-hum. ...

Whither Bitcoin? Or Wither, Bitcoin?

Christopher Meyer | Posted 04.20.2014 | Money
Christopher Meyer

Bitcoin is managed by a peer network; it is a currency not under the control of any government. Some argue this means it will be a low risk global currency, not buffeted by the performance of any national economy.

So Where Does Bitcoin Go From Here?

Mary Buffett | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

It's fair to say that it has been a couple of rough months for Bitcoin, the once ballyhooed Internet currency. Just as it moved from the shadows into...

East Village May Be Getting A Bitcoin ATM

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Walking around New York and out of Bitcoin? Don't worry. The New York Post reports that one New York City store might install a Bitcoin ATM. A com...

Bitcoin Is A Twisted Fantasy, Like This Beautiful Unicorn

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's latest cover is probably one of the most effective illustrations we've seen of the madness of Bitcoin. Cover story: The B...

These Girls Accept Bitcoins At Their Lemonade Stand

Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

Bitcoins have been everywhere in the news lately. Their value crashed, it crashed again, yet more and more businesses are accepting them. One particul...

BREAKING: Bitcoin Crashes, Loses A Quarter Of Its Value

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 02.05.2014 | Huffpost Code

Bitcoin's value plummeted today, by 25% from a high of over 1100 US dollars per BTC to a low value of under 830. The virtual currency, whose value has...

Bitcoin Demystified: Security in Decentralization

Alexandra Berke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Huffpost Code

This is the conclusion of a 3-part article series, which attempts to address unanswered questions from parts 1 and 2. Dollars and other traditional...

Bitcoin Demystified: Math vs. Government

Alexandra Berke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Huffpost Code

This article is part 2 of a 3 part series that becomes progressively more technical. For necessary background on Bitcoin, see part 1. The author wil...

My Secret Life as a Bitcoin Miner - Part 1: The Basics

Alexandra Berke | Posted 06.16.2014 | Huffpost Code

This is part 1 in what will be a 3 part series, which will become progressively more in depth and technical. The term Bitcoin has been in the news ...

Alleged Silk Road Owner Now In Trouble For Millions In Bitcoins

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have seized an estimated $28 million in the digital currency bitcoins from the alleged owner of "Silk Road," the...

Bitcoin: Society's Boon or Bane?

Ari Zoldan | Posted 10.19.2013 | Technology
Ari Zoldan

Bitcoin, a virtual, decentralized currency, has recently been receiving a considerable amount of press coverage in international mass media.

Bitcoin, Money of the Future? | Posted 09.22.2013 | Small Business

While it is still premature to assess the long-term impact of such crypto-currency systems, Bitcoin is in high demand at the moment.

Mining for Digital Gold - New digital Crypto-Currencies Bitcoin, LiteCoin, PPCoin and others.

Jesse Seaver | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology
Jesse Seaver

With the right investment, dedication, and strategy, you can literally manufacture a revolutionary new currency and then trade it for dollars, or buy goods and services at hundreds of merchants. Sound too good to be true? Read on.

Eleazar David Melendez

Bitcoin's Future May Lie In Porn | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business

In keeping with its barely legal mystique, the future success of virtual currency bitcoin may lie in porn. Bitcoin, an electronic coin that exists...

WATCH: The Bitcoin Video That Explains It All

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology

The digital currency Bitcoin might seem like a baffling trend. But tech geek Mark Fennell and cartoonist Duncan Elms are here to help. Fennell and...

Eleazar David Melendez

Bitcoin Trading Boom Bittersweet For Long-Time Traders | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Kacper Cieśla kept wondering how long it would take for the police to knock on his door. It had only been a few weeks since the 22-yea...