30 Dec '13, 12am

Bitcoin Buys Burgers to Beer as Shoppers Go Virtual

Bitcoin Buys Burgers to Beer as Shoppers Go Virtual

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg An Apple Inc. iPhone5 displays the Bitcoin Wallet smartphone app as a bar worker pours... Read More An Apple Inc. iPhone5 displays the Bitcoin Wallet smartphone app as a bar worker pours a pint of beer in a pub in London. Close Close Open Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg An Apple Inc. iPhone5 displays the Bitcoin Wallet smartphone app as a bar worker pours a pint of beer in a pub in London. Related PBOC Bans Financial Firms From Bitcoin Transactions CheapAir CEO Says `Pretty Easy' to Accept Bitcoins What do a street-van burger, a wedding bouquet and a Beatles album have in common? They’re all on a growing list of products shoppers can buy over the counter using the virtual currency Bitcoin. From Berlin record store Long Player to the Flower Lab, a florist in Santa Monica , California , more retailers are accepting Bitcoin as consume...

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Here's the answer to why Bitcoin has value.

Here's the answer to why Bitcoin has value.

businessinsider.com 30 Dec '13, 5pm

Paul Krugman set off a new firestorm this weekend with a post about Bitcoin that asked a fairly simple question: What give...

Six Places You Can Pay Bitcoin For Beer

Six Places You Can Pay Bitcoin For Beer

coindesk.com 30 Dec '13, 9am

The holiday season usually involves plenty of social events and family get-togethers, and they all tend to involve drinkin...

Retailers Of All Sizes Are Warming Up To Bitcoin

Retailers Of All Sizes Are Warming Up To Bitcoin

businessinsider.com 30 Dec '13, 4pm

Welcome to our new Payments Insights newsletter, a morning email with the top news and analysis on the digital payments in...

Bitcoin part of 67 virtual currencies, with a combined value of $13 billion

Bitcoin part of 67 virtual currencies, with a c...

gadgets.ndtv.com 30 Dec '13, 5am

As regulatory glare intensifies on Bitcoins due to possible money laundering, cyber-security and other risks, over five do...

Bitcoin isn't the only virtual currency you onl...

washingtonpost.com 29 Dec '13, 4am

By now, most people have heard of Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer currency whose value has soared over the past couple of years....

That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China Restrictions? It Never Happened.

That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China R...

allthingsd.com 30 Dec '13, 4pm

When news surfaced two weeks ago of a fresh round of restrictions that China was placing on businesses transacting in the ...

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

forbes.com 31 Dec '13, 10pm

– The U.S. Senate holds its first Bitcoin hearings to determine threats and regulatory needs. The Washington Post descibes...

Bubbles, Banks And Bitcoin via @forbes

forbes.com 30 Dec '13, 6pm

Currencies have three functions: store of value, medium of exchange and accounting unit. At the moment, Bitcoin is princip...

Bitcoin

brokenlibrarian.org 29 Dec '13, 7pm

This all changed as Bitcoin was discovered by three types of people. First, there were the internet libertarian types who ...

Is Bitcoin Legal in India? The Glimmer of a Bright Light

Is Bitcoin Legal in India? The Glimmer of a Bri...

nextbigwhat.com 30 Dec '13, 5am

The raids conducted by the Enforcement Directorate in Ahmedabad on Bitcoin traders appear at first glance to be a blow to ...

How and why Bitcoin will plummet in price

marginalrevolution.com 30 Dec '13, 12pm

My post from yesterday was perhaps not specific enough, so let me outline one possible scenario in which the value of BitC...

Divining The Underlying Value Of Bitcoin

Divining The Underlying Value Of Bitcoin

techcrunch.com 30 Dec '13, 8pm

Business Insider’s Joe Wiesenthal today published an interesting piece on Bitcoin , partially responding to Paul Krugman’s...

Bitcoin Is Good

Bitcoin Is Good

recode.net 02 Jan '14, 10pm

We read with interest Paul Krugman’s recent article in the New York Times, humorously titled “Bitcoin Is Evil .” Perhaps t...

Tech People Are Passing Around This Paul Krugman Quote On The Internet After He Called Bitcoin 'Evil'

Tech People Are Passing Around This Paul Krugma...

businessinsider.com 30 Dec '13, 1pm

It occurs to me that part of the disconnect is that Bitcoin solved a major technical problem, one that people had been thi...

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rmi.org 29 Dec '13, 5pm

For a quarter-century, RMI's concept of finding the best and cheapest way to do each desired task—rather than simply expan...