Dear Valued Customer, Enclosed, please find the Wired Magazine article, "Meet Patrick Byrne: Bitcoin Messiah, CEO of Overstock, Scourge of Wall Street". It concerns the decade-long battle Overstock has waged to expose Wall Street mischief.
The programmer and Native American activist Payu Harris raised a gavel Monday night and vigorously banged the bell to open trading at The Bitcoin Center, a meeting space for virtual currency geeks that looks like an empty art gallery in the middle of
According to Forbes, Cargill's store is "the first legal Bitcoin-friendly firearm retail business in the country, if not the world." He started "accepting Bitcoin as an alternative to dollars for all sales... in January" and he was "inundated with [s
Andreas Antonopoulos (Coder, Entrepreneur, Commentator, Speaker, Writer) comes on the show for 3 hours to talk about Bitcoin, Security, Anonymity, and the future of technology
With 40% of the portfolio in cash and having returned $4 billion to clients at year-end, Seth Klarman's Baupost Group has "drawn the line in the sand" as they reflect on the diminished opportunities in the so-called "Truman Show" market we see today.
We talk about his introduction to classical liberal philosophy, Bitcoin’s role in the liberty movement, what the government plans to do about Bitcoin, and even some exciting and breaking news on the future of Overstock.com.
I read a story recently about a group of dandies who want to “help regulate Bitcoin, for its own good.” The thing about these guys is that they don’t really care about Bitcoin as a beautiful, disruptive technology or even for the great benefit it bri
The Freedom Summit and the Texas Bitcoin Conference has provided massive supporting evidence of the future we can expect to be experienced by Generation Next. In summary,... government is quickly becoming anachronistic and the focus is on building an
Honesty in money occurs when every exchange of value for value in an economic system is a true exchange of value. When the money exchanged between parties truly represents a noted economic value, not a promise to provide an economic value.
Congressman Jared Polis is calling on the Treasury to ban physical dollars in response to Senator Manchin’s plea to ban Bitcoin. “The exchange of dollar bills is currently unregulated and has allowed users to participate in illicit activity, while al
For many, bitcoin — the distributed, worldwide, decentralized crypto-currency — is all about money … or, as recent events have shown, about who invented it.
Bitcoin itself may fail as a currency, but the underlying technology is beginning to suggest valuable new applications.
The Winklevoss twins want to take a trip to outer space, and they’re using bicoin to get there.
Canadian police are investigating the reported theft of nearly $600,000 in bitcoin loses.
In the hours after Newsweek claimed to have discovered the identity of the mystery-shrouded creator of the bitcoin cryptocurrency — pointing fingers at a 64-year-old retired engineer named Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto — a gaggle of reporters showed up on
The American CEO of a virtual currency exchange was found dead near her home in Singapore.
The initial projections for sales processed with bitcoin on Overstock.com this year was set at $3-5m, but this figure has since increased dramatically, according to Byrne.
There are many people who know what is going on in the world today, and have focused on practical alternative ways to survive and thrive despite a broken system. Bitcoin is the most prominent example of that, but there are other things like aquaponic
Has the mysterious founder of digital currency Bitcoin been found? Newsweek believes they have named the elusive person behind the movement. Editors at Newsweek claim the digital currency was developed by Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, of Temple
Jason King, founder of the famed Pensacola, Florida, homeless outreach center, tells CoinDesk that the virtual currency has been instrumental in helping it bypass challenges posed by the local political and business climate, and to achieve results th
I was majorly harassed by the TSA after opting out with Bill Buppert from ZeroGov.com, even after I’d already been cleared by security. I was given the standard blue glove pat down, so was Bill, and then a second agent searched my bag because all my
The reclusive inventor of the troubled virtual currency has been hiding in plain sight
Ernest traveled to Austin, TX to attend the Texas Bitcoin Conference this week. Here are some pictures from the event...
I regularly hear how important it is to hold silver and gold and how dangerous the central banks and their banksters (a combination of bankers and gangsters) really are. I’m sympathetic, of course, since I don’t like central banks and I do like silve
The chief executive of Bitcoin exchange First Meta Exchange was found dead in her apartment in Singapore last week.
Mark Edge (Free Talk Live) - Robert David (currency agnostic) - MyBTC.CC - Rafael Rodriguez (Co-Founder of the Texas Bitcoin Conference) - Stephanie Murphy (Let's Talk Bitcoin) - Davi Barker (BitcoinNotBombs.Com)
Flexcoin, a site that described itself as the “world’s first bitcoin bank,” has closed after it got hacked and all of the bitcoins it had placed in online storage were stolen, the site recently announced.
Step 1: Watch the video Step 2: Get a free "bitcoin wallet"
The Texas Bitcoin Conference will be held in the Technology and Conference Center, a state of the art, 44,000 square foot facility.
The Japanese government will set rules for trading bitcoin, including imposing taxes on transactions with the virtual currency, that will become the basis for guidelines applicable to similar currencies in future, the Nikkei reported.