A look back at Bitcoin in 2013

The currency started to gain popularity early in the year 2013 as a result of the Cyprus banking crisis. In March 2013, the Cyprus government announced a bail-in for banks. This meant that the financial institutions would have to impose

Bitcoins Global Reserve Currency Dreams

The rapid growth of the value of a Bitcoin, raises an important thought experiment – can a digital currency turn into a reserve currency? The Bitcoin’s characteristics make it a prime candidate to act as a reserve currency, given its relatively

The U.S Government sitting a huge stack of Bitcoins worth $28 million!

In October 2013, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged founder of the online black market site Silk Road, on charges of alleged murder for hire and drug trafficking violations. According to a federal complaint,

The rise of Bitcoin gaming – bitbet.com

In 2008, after the subprime mortgage crisis and the crash of the stock market, people started looking for financial instruments with minimum governmental influence to invest in. Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin to be specific quickly caught on with the techy crowd. With

Can Migrant Workers fuel Bitcoin’s growth?

The economist reported in 2008 that the previous year there was an estimated $337 billion in remittances sent by an estimated 190 million migrant workers. The remittance costs for this came at percentages ranging from 1.5% on the low end

Coinsetter Beta Walk-through screenshots

We received our beta testing code for Coinsetter today and jumped right into give it a test spin. Coinsetter is the new exchange on the block offering margin trading options. For more details on the company and its founders click

Bitcoin is going Viral , reaches $750.00

Team Bitcoin has been hesitant in posting bullish rah rah articles in recent weeks as bitcoin has surged in price breaking all time highs on an almost daily basis. While we are of course long-term bulls for bitcoin it has

How do I buy Bitcoin right now?

How do I buy Bitcoin today? The answer to this common question just got much better for those U.S. Checking account holders. Coinbase has announced they will allow new users to purchase their first Bitcoin within 10 minutes! BUY BITCOIN

Bitcoin Now Integrated with Shopify!

Bubbling up from the usual channels is some great news for small business who want to get started accepting Bitcoin. On a support forum on Shopify, an employee responded stating the Bitcoin integration for the platform is now available though