If you live in the Bay Area and have some extra Bitcoins, you may want to try out these restaurants…. As of today, the Curry Up Now locations in San Francisco and Palo Alto have added low-alcohol cocktails and sangria, similar to the San Mateo location’s Mortar & Pestle bar. Both locations have also introduced another perk: You can now pay for dinner and drinks in Bitcoin. Here are… Read More »
You need to check into this new story about how eBay was hacked into this week… Earlier this week it was revealed that e-commerce giant eBay fell victim to a sophisticated cyber attack and that its use database had been breached. In the days following the attack a curious Pastebin posting appeared online , offering to sell eBay’s breached database for 1.45BTC. However, eBay insists […] In the days following… Read More »
Trying to decide if you should invest in Bitcoin or Litecoin? Here is a good historical perspective for you, which you may want to take a look at before you make a final decision. In the last year or so, the value of Litecoin has increased phenomenally. A comparison done by Forbes magazine is testament to this. According to this comparison, between January 1, 2013, and January 1, 2014,… Read More »
Here is a great idea for you and your community, if you want to buy, sell or trade bitcoins in your local area. It’s the perfect opportunity for enthusiasts to spend their coin, but also allows for newbies to become exposed to the digital currency – which has been growing rapidly over the last year. This is what the organizers have to say about the NYC bitcoin fair: We want to… Read More »
How will the United States government regulate Bitcoin? Here’s what a the Massachusetts commisioner of banks has to say… “We may be looking at some type of model definitions, or model laws or regulations, and very likely recommendations to either our federal colleagues or to Congress,” David Cotney, Massachusetts commissioner of banks, told Reuters during a public hearing about bitcoin on Friday. You’ll want to check out… Read More »
Crypto-coin mining looks simple when you first examine it, but it’s very complicated. When I first looked at mining, I thought, well, all I need to do is setup the hardware, turn it on, and watch while my money grows. Although at one level that is all indeed that needs to be done, there are so many things to consider to be truly profitable. For one, the so-called network difficulty… Read More »
Bitcoin is a new currency that was created in 2009 by an unknown person using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are made with no middle men – meaning, no banks! There are no transaction fees and no need to give your real name. More merchants are beginning to accept them: You can buy webhosting services, pizza or even manicures with bitcoins.