PayPal merchants can now accept Bitcoin in North America, sort of

Author: btc-news-bot Image Credit: Antana/FlickrToday PayPal, with some reservations, launched Bitcoin support for users of its payments service in North America.
This announcement technically marks PayPal parent company eBay’s second Bitcoin experiment, as Braintree, which eBay also owns, debuted Bitcoin support a few weeks ago. PayPal shares that merchants can now accept Bitcoin

PayPal Announces First Partnerships in Bitcoin Space

Author: quotecoins
PayPal has announced partnerships with the three largest payment processors in the bitcoin space – BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin.
In a blog post penned by senior director of corporate strategy Scott Ellison, PayPal revealed that online merchants in North America will now be able to accept bitcoin via

The new look of Coinsecure!

Author: coinsecure

The sidelines have been packed with initiative and change as we streamline ourselves towards delivery of our first user-interaction application. During the course of the build, our creative team, hard at work, decided on a change of our brand.

Why these changes? And more specifically, why now?

Our

Gaming Bitcoin: MIT Researchers Double Investment In 50 Days

Author: dc2net Gaming Bitcoin: MIT Researchers Double Investment In 50 DaysA researcher at MIT may have found the key to predicting the price of Bitcoin, the notoriously unpredictable cryptocurrency, MIT News reports.
Bitcoin is a high-risk investment. The digital currency can fluctuate dramatically depending on outside factors. A federal seizure may

Counterparty Financial Tool

Counterparty allows you to attract investors from anywhere in the world, allocate equity, and distribute profits from your company to them automatically. Additionally, the built-in asset exchange means that your tokens become part of a global marketplace with other companies and projects. Because Counterparty uses Bitcoin it’s easy to raise funds, pay vendors and staff, and get business done with the worlds most popular digital currency. In the Counterparty protocol… Read More »

Automated Sports Betting Idea

  The operator programs an app to gather data from APIs and feeds to create a home address and an away address for every game in a sports season. Customers send bitcoin to the addresses as bets on the outcomes they represent. The app then gathers the data of who won the event and pays out 100% of the balance of both addresses to anyone who bet into the winning… Read More »

Player Wins 42.56 btc In Tournament

THE CAGE proved to be an extremely popular event with 66 players competing for a prize pool of $330, 000 worth of btc. In all 25 of 66 players cashed in the tournament. This sets the record for the most bitcoin won from a single poker tournament and all winnings were received with 5 minutes of the tournament ending. BetcoinPoker.com congratulates Fruits_of_Fib also known as btcblade at BetcoinPoker.com on finishing… Read More »

Bitcoin Benefits Travelers

Though undeniably popular with its ardent supporters, bitcoin is arguably still searching for a practical application that makes it indispensable to mainstream users. That doesn’t mean there aren’t real use cases for bitcoin that could bring the kind of payments revolution many in the industry are hoping to achieve, though. Being both digital and decentralized, bitcoin is already a globalized electronic currency that operates across international borders. All over the… Read More »

Bitcoin Users To Scale

This article has a graphic representation showing that the number of people in the world who owned bitcoin in February 2014 was quite small. It is showing that there are not many bitcoin users; the graphic (this colorful little line) depicts the number of bitcoin users versus the number of people in the world.   See full story on imgur.com BitScan.com

Five Bitcoin Objections We Should Finally Put to Rest

Here is an article that does a pretty good job of showing the weaknesses of five popular arguments against people having anything to do with cryptocurrencies like the Bitcoin. … This week, we received yet another in what seems to be an endless parade of warnings, from yet another central bank or government body, about the alleged dangers of virtual currency the preferred term used by such groups for digital currencies… Read More »