WikiLeaks early investments in bitcoin helped organization remain active

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Last month, WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange revealed in a Reddit Ask Me Anything event that he brought up bitcoin to the technology industry’s elite, including search engine juggernaut Google. He joked that if Google’s Eric Schmidt took his advice then the technology behemoth would “own the planet by now.” “[Bitcoin] is very important, actually. It […]

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Kyrgyzstan central bank warns bitcoin violates its state laws

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The central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, which has been marred in domestic strife for a few years now, has become the latest country to vilify and condemn the peer-to-peer decentralized digital currency bitcoin. The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic issued the latest consumer alert warning about the widespread adoption of bitcoin and other virtual […]

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You can now help the Wikimedia Foundation with Bitcoin donations

The Wikimedia Foundation has decided to start accepting Bitcoin donations in a move to “make sure donating is as simple and inclusive as possible”. The foundation currently accepts 13 different payment methods, which makes it possible for people from every country in the world to support the organization’s work. We’re fortunate that millions of people …

Overstock.com hopes to decentralize the stock market using Bitcoin technology

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Overstock.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites currently accepting bitcoin, recently expressed an interest in using Bitcoin’s underlying public ledger technology – the blockchain – to manage, issue and trade company stock. And they’re encouraging input from cryptoenthusiasts. The company published a webpage Tuesday that serves to explore how exactly cryptosecurities could function, along with […]

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Wikipedia now accepting donations in bitcoins

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“Currently, we accept 13 different payment methods enabling donations from nearly every country in the world, and today, we’re adding one more: bitcoin.” Those were the words from Wikipedia on Wednesday announcing full bitcoin implementation. After Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales incidentally launched a bitcoin donation campaign back in March, the open-source online encyclopedia officially announced […]

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Overstock.com to begin accepting bitcoins worldwide in six weeks

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The overwhelming success that Overstock.com has received since accepting bitcoin payments earlier this year has prompted the online retailer to start allowing international customers to pay with the virtual currency. Speaking in an interview with Russia Today, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne released some important information regarding the company’s immediate plans. He revealed that the website […]

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BitPay offers new free payment processing plan, forever

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The Atlanta-based Bitcoin payment service provider BitPay announced Tuesday that they will offer a new free plan – basic payment processing free-of-charge, forever, regardless of number of transactions made. Merchants can use any plugin, API, or app from BitPay’s library, wrote BitPay co-founder Tony Gallippi in their blog post announcement. Merchants will also have access […]

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Virtex.com: A Lithuanian Exchange with Global Aspirations

By Mark Norton 7/30/2014 The end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 was a brutal time for Bitcoin businesses: BitInstant, BitFloor, Coinlenders and Input.io, Silkroad, Neo and Bee, and finally, the massive crash of Mt. Gox. For a little […]

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