Film Annex – A Social Media Platform that Pays Users with Bitcoin

Bitcoin miners, Bitcoin payment processors and Bitcoin mining hardware are not the only ones on the news these days. Back in February, Film Annex Networks– the social media platform that pays users for uploading content to their site – announced that it would be the first of its kind to reward members with Bitcoin. The more content creators write blogs, upload films and share, the more they get rewarded. And now, they can opt to receive these rewards in the crypto currency. Film Annex has over 300,000 registered users in 245 different countries across the world. Authors are measured withRead More

Couldbet.com Giving Away 100 Bitcoins to the Perfect World Cup Bracket

The 2014 Brazil World Cup is in full effect and Bitcoin miners and enthusiasts who are into this beloved event can turn their good luck into Bitcoins. Couldbet.com – a popular Bitcoin sportsbook – is offering 100 Bitcoins (close to $65,000 at the current price) to the bettor that’s able to pick the perfect World Cup Bracket. According to the company’s website, “To win, successfully pick the winner and runner up of each group, along with the winner of each knock-out round game all the way through to the final.” Bettors do not have to pay a buy-in for thisRead More

You Can Now Pay Your Dish Network Bills with Bitcoin

Dish Network , one of the most important satellite service providers, has close to 14 million subscribers and the vast majority of these have no idea what Bitcoin is, how Bitcoin mining works, what Bitcoin miners are or even know about the existence of crypto currencies altogether. However, despite the lack of information their customer-base may have regarding the digital currency, Dish has decided to start allowing Bitcoin payments by the end of 2014. According to Dish Network’s press release, the company is “the largest company to accept bitcoin.” Dish’s move follows the previous decisions to take Bitcoin payments madeRead More

Two News Bitcoin Wallets: Trezor and Hardbit

Hardware Bitcoin wallets are not running low within the Bitcoin community. Whether you’re just a solo Bitcoin miner or you’re thinking of much bigger plans, a couple of brand new Bitcoin wallets are worth your time checking out. As you probably know by now, you can either store your Bitcoins locally, for instance on your own personal computer, which allows you to have complete control of your coins and safeguard these yourself.  Or you can also store your Bitcoins in the cloud via these popular online wallets, which gives you the chance to access your coins while on the road.Read More

Bitcoin Miners Everywhere: Bitcoin Is Staying Put

Bitcoin isn’t going anywhere. Payments firm Stripe recently announced they’re going to be adding support for Bitcoin payments. Square Market virtual stores have also taken notice and added Bitcoin as a form of payment as well. What is the big deal surrounding Bitcoin? Well, this digital money belongs to the family of crypto currencies, which are based on the idea that cryptography needs to be used to control the creation of the currency and its successive transactions. This contrast heavily with the state of affairs, which sees centralized authorities, take the lead in the creation of legal tender. Without aRead More

Are Bitcoin ATM’s the Future?

The Bitcoin community seems to be growing stronger with every passing day. If you happen to be a Bitcoin miner, you couldn’t be working on a better future for yourself. Another huge part of the industry are the Bitcoin ATM’s that are also growing in popularity rather quickly and demand is higher than ever. Bitcoin ATM’s aim to help Bitcoin users with their crypto currency needs right then and there. There are a great deal of production companies and developers working on and placing these machines all over the world. One of the most popular Bitcoin ATM developers is GenesisRead More

Central Texas Gun Works Now Joins Forces with CoinVoice

Bitcoin miners are not the only ones on the news these days. A few days back, Central Texas Gun Works, the first-ever Bitcoin-friendly gun store announced they would begin accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment option for all sales. Existing customers of the store and new customers alike could go ahead and use their coins to buy firearms and the rest of their available items. In addition, customers could also use the online store option if they were located somewhere other than Austin.  Also, customers have the option to use the Bitcoin ATM located in the front of theRead More

AMEX and Discover Believe Bitcoin Isn’t a Threat

American Express and Discover Financial, the third and fourth biggest payment networks in the United States have expressed their appreciation for Bitcoin and have said that they don’t consider it as a threat to the payment network. Bitcoin miners and Bitcoin enthusiasts all across the globe consider that due to the low transaction fees, this crypto currency is here to stay in regards of payment options. According to Discover Financial Services CEO, David Nelms, he feels a little skeptical about distrusting Bitcoin and believes there are a lot more potential threats or opportunities than this. In addition, Dan Schulman, presidentRead More

California Bill Aims to Legalize Bitcoin, Among Other Currencies

A California State Bill which hope to amend Section 107 of the Corporations Code and introduced last month by Assembly member and Chairman on Banking and Finance Roger Dickenson “AB-129 Lawful money: alternative currency” regarding to “current law which bans the issuance or circulation of anything but lawful money of the United States does not prohibit the issuance and use of alternative currency.” As of right now, the state of California considers the popular crypto currency does not conform with the law; in other words it is illegal. Bitcoin miners, enthusiasts and startups there want to change things around. Now,Read More

Perseus Telecom to Begin Accepting Bitcoin

Perseus Telecom is a global provider of telecommunications that works hand in hand with some of the most competent carriers and properly linked technology owners. This company provides quick, high-volume connections to stock exchanges in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil. Perseus aims to provide clients with the right network solution at an affordable and competitive price and hence is always looking for ways to cater to the needs of their many different consumers. Perseus has decided to embrace one of the newest currencies and is now accepting payments in Bitcoin, the highly popular and controversial digital currency. TheRead More