16 Oct '13, 5pm

Silk Road

When Silk Road shut down, a major marketplace for Bitcoin went *poof.* The feds have said that over 9.5 million Bitcoins changed hands there during the drug bazaar’s two-year lifespan. While the price of Bitcoin took an immediate dive on the news, falling 11% or so, it quickly recovered and is now at a healthy $156 USD/Bitcoin, a six-month high . Bitcoin advocates were cheered by the news, as it supports their argument that buying illegal drugs online is not the only use case for Bitcoin. There are a number of legitimate businesses accepting Bitcoin payments after all, from WordPress to OkCupid. And this week, Bitcoin got an important new one from a part of the world that used to host the real-world Silk Road. Baidu Baidu , a company commonly referred to as China’s Google Google is now letting customers pay in BTC. The company made the announcement on its blog Tuesday. Bai...

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China's Google Is Now Accepting Bitcoin (BIDU)

China's Google Is Now Accepting Bitcoin (BIDU)

businessinsider.com 15 Oct '13, 6pm

China's largest search service, Baidu, announced it would now accept bitcoin for its Jaisule service from the 14th of Octo...

China's Google Is Now Accepting Bitcoin

China's Google Is Now Accepting Bitcoin

finance.yahoo.com 15 Oct '13, 7pm

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newstatesman.com 15 Oct '13, 9am

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blog.sfgate.com 15 Oct '13, 6pm

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slate.com 16 Oct '13, 9pm

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'China's Google' begins accepting Bitcoin

'China's Google' begins accepting Bitcoin

rt.com 16 Oct '13, 7pm

Baidu said on Tuesday that its security division Jiasule began supporting the virtual currency on October 14. "Jiasule, as...

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bitcoinmagazine.com 16 Oct '13, 8am

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