As bitcoin moves away from being known only to the tech cognoscenti and becomes a real viable currency that is adopted broadly, more organizations arise that look to leverage all this attention and add something of value to bitcoin holders.
If you want to get your hands on some cold hard bitcoins — literally — you’re in luck. The Utah entrepreneur who mints metal versions of the world’s most popular digital currency is at it again.
Hyperinflation leads to the complete breakdown in the demand for a currency, which means simply that no one wishes to hold it.
By: Brian Hagen A major milestone for blockchain.info, with the bitcoin service reaching the one million mark for the number of user wallets.
It’s ironic that in a day and age where Keynesian economics is the “accepted view” we still don’t pay enough attention to what Keynes said about inflation.
....blowback has reached Iran where billionaire Babak Zanjani was arrested yesterday on corruption charges, although in reality his chief transgression was allowing the Petrogold system to show that the Petrodollar is no longer irreplaceable.
Now that everyone is habituated to banks manipulating every single product and asset class, and for those who aren't, see this explanatory infographic...
If you’ve driven on Santa Clara’s Lawrence Expressway sometime in the past six months, you may have seen the Bitcoin honey badger.
The price of Bitcoin has been getting clobbered over the last day as China continues to crack down on its use.
Within the liberty community, there is a raging debate about the merits and future of Bitcoin.
China’s recent aggressions towards bitcoin are foreshadowing how other governments will likely react to the cryptocurrency’s popularity. While it took some by surprise...
Alex and Max Keiser continue on the topic of rigged global markets and fiat currency vs bitcoin.
Earlier in the week, we detailed JPMorgan's attempt to create their own "web cash" alternative to Bitcoin (and Sberbank's talk of doing the same).
Mike Caldwell spent years turning digital currency into physical coins. That may sound like a paradox. But it’s true. He takes bitcoins — the world’s most popular digital currency — and then he mints them here in the physical world. If you added up a
Mike Caldwell spent years turning digital currency into physical coins. That may sound like a paradox.
The patent application was filed in early August but made publicly available only at the end of November; it describes a “method and system for processing Internet payments using the electronic funds transfer network.”
dramatic increase in price would put an end to its cycle of boom and bust
Former Rep. Ron Paul, (R-Texas), on the future of Bitcoins and the Federal Reserve.
“No merchant service provider riding on the traditional interchange rails can offer all-inclusive pricing because there are three or four middlemen who take a cut of every transaction”
Is Bitcoin the new gold?
Imagine a world in which you can buy anything in secret. No banks. No fees. No worries inflation will make today's money worth less tomorrow.
Stephen Colbert put the town of Vicco, Ky., on the map this summer after he profiled the town's gay mayor and perhaps-unexpectedly tolerant residents in what some called the greatest segment in the show's history.
The city of Vicco, Kentucky is believed to be the first city in the United States to pay a government official using the popular crypto currency BitCoin.
At this point, you’d pretty much have to be living under a rock to have not heard of Bitcoin.
The past several weeks have seen the emergence of several innovative and user friendly websites related to Bitcoin specifically, and crypto-currencies generally.
Dear Peter, It was a privilege and an honor to be a guest on your radio show today. I’ve been a fan of yours for more than five years; you were one of the reasons I discovered Austrian economics (and, in turn, Bitcoin), and your eloquent explanation
Brazil's central bank has raised its benchmark interest rate to 10% from 9.5%, the sixth time in a row that it has put up borrowing costs.
Few economic analysts truly understand the underlying fundamentals of the global economy and their impact on the workings of the world.
A British man says he threw out a hard drive that had 7,500 bitcoins on it, worth over $7.5 million as of Wednesday.