Dish Network to Accept Bitcoin

Dish Network Accepting Bitcoins

Dish Network has announced that it is planning to accept Bitcoin for its services soon, marking it as the largest company to do so. The goal has been to take Bitcoin mainstream, and Dish Network is one of the most mainstream companies there are, which will undoubtedly help bridge the gap between those that are […]

Verotel Officially Added Bitcoin as Payment Method

Verotel Adds Bitcoin for Payments

Verotel, an Internet Payment Service Provider that handles over 50 thousand merchants, has officially added Bitcoin as a method of payment that the merchants can now utilize. In a recent blog post, Verotel details some of this (and gives notice about a couple of quirks). 1% Rates Verotel is only charging 1% rates to merchants […]

BlackCoin Proof of Stake Cryptocurrency

Blackcoin - Proof of Stake

BlackCoin has seen a major increase in value today (up over twice what it was just yesterday), as well as a big increase in volume across both Cryptsy and Mintpal. This does not come as any surprise, however, with the news that was released about the coin on Reddit. The following new announcements were made […]

Causes of Bitcoin Price Breakout on May 20th, 2014

Bitcoin Price Breakout-5-20-14

Today we are noticing a a price breakout on Bitcoin, with a current price of $480.43 on Bitstamp. This comes after a long slippery downhill slope for Bitcoin over the past 5 months from $900 and it’s all time peak of just over $1160 on November 30th, 2013. This breakout may represent a trend reversal […]

Using Bitcoins to Send Money Back Home

Money Transmitters vs Bitcoin

A remittance is the transfer of money by a foreign worker back to their family or individuals of their own home country. Sending money back home can cause many problems and the possibility of paying very high fees for it to get there safely. A common problem with sending cash in the mail to a […]

Dogecoin Will be in Nascar Video Game 2014

Dogecoin Nascar Video Game Render

Dogecoin’s community, partially found in reddit.com/r/dogecoin, sponsored a Nascar driver earlier this year by the name of Josh Wise. The total amount of money that was crowd funded was $55k, and he ended up placing 18th and winning $95k back (or almost two times the original investment). This was huge news for a group that […]

Lighthouse – A Kickstarter Clone Built On Bitcoin

Lighthouse - A Kickstarter Clone Built On Bitcoin

Vinumeris has recently announced that they have been working on a Kickstarter-like clone that runs on the Bitcoin blockchain. “It uses simplified payment verification, so even though it synchronises directly with the block chain performance is as good as a web wallet,” states Mike Hearn. Lighthouse gives a way to create projects, pledge money to […]

Smite – Free to Play MOBA in a Third Person View

Smite Free to Play MOBA

Smite is a free-to-play online game that resembles DOTA. It is designed by the game development company Hi-Rez Studios, and relies on gem purchases to help keep itself afloat. The Gods Smite uses a variety of different gods that players can utilize within the game. There are five unlocked with new accounts: Guan Yu – […]

eBay and Paypal May Accept and Use Bitcoin Says eBay CEO

eBay and Paypal Accepting Bitcoin

The CEO of eBay has recently made a statement in regards to Bitcoin, saying that he likes the idea of it. “We think Bitcoin will play a very important role in the future.” He then went on to say that they are looking at how they can best take advantage of it and enable it […]

Bitcoin vs. US Dollar in Retaining Value

Bitcoin Vs US Dollar

Bitcoin Retains Value Due to Lack of Money Printing, a Major Advantage Over the U.S. Dollar In 2007-2008 the world was hit with the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. This was mostly the result of the housing bubble bursting, in which property values which had been rising for years suddenly collapsed. This caused […]