Bitcoin

Bitcoin
Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be exchanged directly from peer to peer. Unlike modern fiat money, Bitcoin, which has often been called 'cash for the Internet,' is not printed like dollars or other fiat currency and it is not controlled, backed or distributed by any bank or central government authority. An estimated 11 million bitcoins are in circulation today, though only 21 million bitcoins can ever be created.
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Why Bitcoin Is Still a Blank Slate Ripe for Disruption
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Why Bitcoin Is Still a Blank Slate Ripe for Disruption

There are still plenty of business and career opportunities up for grabs in the Bitcoin Wild West. Find out what they are, straight from the mouths of these three leading industry experts.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin
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Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin

Know before you go. Nic Cary explains what Bitcoin is, how it works and what it can do for you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple May Welcome Bitcoin Transaction Apps. Or Not.
Apple

Apple May Welcome Bitcoin Transaction Apps. Or Not.

Apple has officially addressed 'virtual currency' in its App Store guidelines, but it's still too early to cry victory for Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It
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Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It

Nicolas Cary discusses how you could benefit from the burgeoning Bitcoin economy, even if you don't own a single BTC.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blockchain.info CEO: We Pay Employees in Bitcoin. And Someday You Might, Too.
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Blockchain.info CEO: We Pay Employees in Bitcoin. And Someday You Might, Too.

We talked to the charismatic Blockchain.info CEO about Bitcoin's recent rocky press, its price ups and downs, and if we're headed for another bubble.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Bitcoin Is 'Like Email for Money'
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Why Bitcoin Is 'Like Email for Money'

In this video, two of the industry's leading experts unravel the enigma that is Bitcoin. It's not as complicated as you think.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Company Is Now the Largest in the World to Accept Bitcoin
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This Company Is Now the Largest in the World to Accept Bitcoin

A multi-billion dollar TV titan just gave Bitcoin a huge, mainstream vote of confidence. Here's the scoop.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Celebrate With a Slice, Crypto Geeks: It's Bitcoin Pizza Day!
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Celebrate With a Slice, Crypto Geeks: It's Bitcoin Pizza Day!

The Bitcoin craze has some crazy cheesy beginnings, delivered hot and fresh to one lucky dude's door.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Nerds Rejoice. Google Glass and Bitcoin, Together at Last.
Technology

Nerds Rejoice. Google Glass and Bitcoin, Together at Last.

The best of both worlds. Have your Google Glass and pay for stuff in Bitcoin too. All you have to do is nod. Well, sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet
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BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet

The Atlanta Bitcoin payments pioneer closes a record-breaking funding round from billionaire Richard Branson, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, PayPal's Peter Thiel, Index Ventures and other all-star investors.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)
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6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)

Mammoth tusks, fake IDs and a ride to outer space. These are just a few of the outrageous things you can with bitcoins – if you are lucky enough to own some.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield
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How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield

The traditional payments industry is headed for an upheaval as more small businesses begin accepting Bitcoin and more payment startups rise to meet the growing demand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment
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Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment

The popular consumer review site pushes Bitcoin as a viable payment option further into the mainstream.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Outer Space: Bitcoin's Final Frontier?
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Outer Space: Bitcoin's Final Frontier?

Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik is taking steps to set up a satellite system that would beam Bitcoin's block chain public ledger down to earth.
Kim Lachance Shandrow