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5 Reasons Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin Now
Bitcoin

5 Reasons Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin Now

Coinbase's Adam White lays out the bottom-line benefits of embracing Bitcoin payments.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin
Bitcoin

PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin

It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal won't, at least not initially.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin
Bitcoin

A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin

All the basics you need to know to (legally) score your first Bitcoin. Proceed with caution.
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
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
Bitcoin

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
How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield
Technology

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
Technology

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
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments
Innovation

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk
Success Stories

5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

With risk, comes greater rewards. These five men have come out ahead against failure.
Adam Toren
6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners
Bitcoin

6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners

Everything you need to know about the virtual currency everyone's talking about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Bitcoin Advocate Andreessen: 'Mt. Gox Had to Die'
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Advocate Andreessen: 'Mt. Gox Had to Die'

Outspoken cryptocurrency defender says the shady exchange's collapse was predictable and doesn't pose a significant threat to Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
One-Time Bitcoin Exchange Giant Mt. Gox Collapses Amid Insolvency, Trading Allegedly Suspended
Bitcoin

One-Time Bitcoin Exchange Giant Mt. Gox Collapses Amid Insolvency, Trading Allegedly Suspended

The former cryptocurrency king fizzles out, reportedly filing for bankruptcy after allegedly losing $375 million in Bitcoins in the wake of supposed 'years-long' 'unnoticed' theft.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin
Growth Strategies

More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin

Bitcoin startup Coinbase already makes it possible for Overstock to accept bitcoins as payment. And other big retailers are signing up for its service.
Brian Patrick Eha