26 May '15, 1pm

B.C. university lets students buy textbooks with bitcoin

A British Columbia university is now accepting the digital currency bitcoin at all of its bookstores, a move that staff claim is a first for Canadian post-secondary schools. Simon Fraser University has also announced that automated bitcoin vending machines will soon begin operating on campuses in Burnaby, Vancouver and Surrey. "What we're trying to do is get students to talk about innovation and try bitcoin," said Mark McLaughlin, SFU's executive director of ancillary services, in a news release . "The only way to have an opinion about digital currencies is to learn about it, and we are providing a first-hand experience in that regard." Bitcoin is a virtual currency that is transferred online without the help or regulation of any central bank. The university broke new ground last year when it became Canada's first post-secondary institution to accept bitcoin donations. "It...

Full article: http://ift.tt/1FB5Xb5

Tweets

B.C. university lets students buy textbooks wit...

cbc.ca 26 May '15, 1pm

A British Columbia university is now accepting the digital currency bitcoin at all of its bookstores, a move that staff cl...

Simon Fraser University embraces bitcoin for bu...

cbc.ca 26 May '15, 1pm

A British Columbia university is now accepting the digital currency bitcoin at all of its bookstores, a move that staff cl...

Simon Fraser University embraces bitcoin, accepts virtual currency for textbooks

Simon Fraser University embraces bitcoin, accep...

metronews.ca 26 May '15, 9am

BURNABY, B.C. – A British Columbia university is now accepting the digital currency bitcoin at all of its bookstores, a mo...

Simon Fraser University embraces bitcoin, accep...

theglobeandmail.com 26 May '15, 8am

A British Columbia university is now accepting the digital currency bitcoin at all of its bookstores, a move that staff cl...

BitSent Expands its Fleet of Bitcoin ATMs to Br...

bitcoinmagazine.com 26 May '15, 6pm

One of Canada’s first companies to launch Bitcoin ATMs across the country is expanding its fleet of Lamassu-brand ATMs to ...

Canadian University Adds Bitcoin ATMs to Bookstore Locations

Canadian University Adds Bitcoin ATMs to Bookst...

coindesk.com 25 May '15, 8pm

British Columbia's Simon Fraser University (SFU) announced today that its campus bookstore would begin accepting bitcoin p...

#bitcoin

#bitcoin

insidebitcoins.com 25 May '15, 9pm

News powered by Bitcoinist.net Article by Drew Cordell In a new study by Cambridge University, user data is routinely retr...

BitQuick Goes Passwordless #bitcoin

bitcoinmagazine.com 26 May '15, 1pm

BitQuick is the latest Bitcoin company to integrate Clef’s passwordless two-factor authentication to make logins safe and ...

MIT aims to give bitcoin research, development ...

betaboston.com 25 May '15, 2pm

Bitcoin survived a wild youth marked by drug trafficking, money laundering, theft, bankruptcy, and political spats. Now, t...

A Singapore university student glitterbombed her cheating boyfriend's dorm room L M A O

A Singapore university student glitterbombed he...

mothership.sg 27 May '15, 5am

A hostel room in Singapore was glitterbombed in retaliation against its occupant, an alleged two-timer. The lady who claim...