Bitcoin

What Needs to Happen for Bitcoin to Go Mainstream
Bitcoin

What Needs to Happen for Bitcoin to Go Mainstream

Do you know what Bitcoin is and why you should care about it? If you answered no, point made.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Entrepreneurs Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon
Bitcoin

Entrepreneurs Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

The digital currency offers lower transaction fees, a new customer base and easier online checkout. Are you in?
Jaia Thomas
The Biggest Misconceptions About Bitcoin and How Experts Are Trying to Debunk Them (VIDEO)
Bitcoin

The Biggest Misconceptions About Bitcoin and How Experts Are Trying to Debunk Them (VIDEO)

Bitcoin is often misunderstood because the technology functions as a kind of blank slate.
Geoff Weiss
Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison
Bitcoin

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

The mastermind behind the underground website is expected to appeal.
Barry Silbert: Western Union Will Be Crushed by Bitcoin (VIDEO)
Bitcoin

Barry Silbert: Western Union Will Be Crushed by Bitcoin (VIDEO)

Over the past year, the Bitcoin narrative has already shifted significantly, according to the noted advocate and investor.
Geoff Weiss
Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)
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Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)

Bitwage bills itself as the world's first payroll startup to incorporate the cost- and time-saving benefits of Bitcoin.
Geoff Weiss
How the World's First Bitcoin Charity Is Harnessing the Cryptocurrency to Change Lives (VIDEO)
Radicals & Visionaries

How the World's First Bitcoin Charity Is Harnessing the Cryptocurrency to Change Lives (VIDEO)

BitGive, founded in 2013, partners with nonprofits in the public health and environmental sectors and solicits charitable donations from Bitcoin believers.
Geoff Weiss
New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License
Bitcoin

New York Just Issued Its First-Ever Bitcoin Banking License

The groundbreaking license granted to cryptocurrency exchange itBit signifies a momentous stride forward in the race to legitimize the fledgling digital currency.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Richard Branson Holding Digital Currency Summit on Private Caribbean Island
Bitcoin

Richard Branson Holding Digital Currency Summit on Private Caribbean Island

From May 25 to 28, the Virgin Group founder will co-host a forum about the future of Blockchain and Bitcoin.
Nina Zipkin
Bitcoin VIP: The Internet Had a Shady Start, Too
Bitcoin

Bitcoin VIP: The Internet Had a Shady Start, Too

Gavin Andresen of the Bitcoin Foundation says that the use of the digital currency for less-than-legal purchases laid the groundwork for its entering the mainstream.
Robot Buys Ecstacy With Bitcoin, Gets Arrested
Performance Ignited

Robot Buys Ecstacy With Bitcoin, Gets Arrested

It's all in the name of art, folks.
London Stakes Its Claim as Global Bitcoin Hub
Bitcoin

London Stakes Its Claim as Global Bitcoin Hub

British authorities have come out in support of digital currencies in the name of promoting financial innovation.
Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin

The LinkedIn co-founder's investments in Facebook, Airbnb and Dropbox more than paid off. Will Silicon Valley's 'startup whisperer' be on the money about Bitcoin, too?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Would You Work Out Harder If You Got Paid in Bitcoin?
SXSW

Would You Work Out Harder If You Got Paid in Bitcoin?

Austin-based startup Chaotic Moon Studios is showing off an iOS app at SXSW that pays people to exercise. The more users work out with FitCoin, the more cryptocash they stash.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Bitcoin
Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be exchanged directly from peer to peer created by an unknown person who went by the alias “Satoshi Nakamoto” who published the bitcoin payment system in 2009. Some of the advantages of using bitcoin is that purchases can be made without any middle men or transaction fees and can be made anonymously.