CoinDeskFerguson Public Library Embraces Bitcoin Donations Amid UnrestCoinDeskAmid protests, riots and overall unrest in the aftermath of a grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, the residents of Ferguson, Missouri are finding solace in an unlikely place: the …As #Ferguson Burns, their “Bitcoin Library” RemainsCryptoCoinsNewsThe […]
There’s a bit of a kerfuffle going on right now between Bitcoiners and a certain popular tech publication. ZDNet author Ken Hess recently wrote a piece with the unnecessarily-incendiary title “Senator Tom Coburn agrees that Bitcoin is not legal currency.” It should be noted that in addition to being incendiary that title is also, quite […]
Inside BitcoinsAmerican Red Cross Now Accepts Bitcoin DonationsCoinDeskThe American Red Cross has announced that it will now accept bitcoin through a partnership with BitPay. Founded in 1881, the American Red Cross is the official US affiliate of the I…
After a long night of violent protests in St. Louis, the last thing Missouri could expect in its neighborhood was an open library. It was really a tough decision for the The post The Ferguson Public Library Could Use Bitcoin Community’s Support appeared first on NEWSBTC.
Today, a Thanksgiving edition of the Daily Bit. There will be no posts tomorrow or Friday, so enjoy the holiday with your friends and family. I’ll be taking the rest of the week off for some much needed reflection and tryptophan.Three things to highlight before the break…Back in Black?I often say I would write this […]
With protests exploding around the world, mesh networks are becoming an increasingly used tool. Blackwave Labs thinks cryptocurrencies can help and they are building the tools to bring about Protestin
International payment processing company MoneyBookers – also known as Skrill – has set speculation alight among bitcoin enthusiasts with its latest tweet. Yesterday morning, the company posted the following tweet The post Skrill Fuels Speculation With Bitcoin Tweet appeared first on NEWSBTC.
CoinDeskWestern Union Faces Backlash Over Removal of Spoof Bitcoin AdCoinDeskThe parody in question was an image posted on the ‘Bitcoin’ Facebook page by bitcoin enthusiast Dave Aiello, who also placed it on Reddit. The spoof, which makes a humorous comparison between the price of sending money via Western Union and bitcoin, …
Bitcoin and blockchain use cases won’t be sexy, but will be essentialO’Reilly RadarResearcher and author Tim Swanson originally built bitcoin mining equipment in China a couple of years ago, but as he explained in a recent interview, he’s moved beyond the trading aspects of bitcoin and now focuses on research and use cases. Swanson …