In a space growing as quickly as the digital economy, it’s imperative to keep up with the latest technologies and the people enabling them. These stories are the heartbeat of the growing digital currency community.
I got a chance to chat with the head honcho at Sean’s Outpost a short while after announcing the 13,000th meal to the homeless in Pensacola, Florida, all served through Bitcoin donations. Ruben Alexander: Have you spoken to the homeless you are serving about Bitcoins or how you are able to provide meals and shelter? Jason […]
Left: “Cognitare Extra Buxum” / “Think Outside of the Box” Right: “Veritas Vos Liberabit” / “The Truth Will Set You Free” Joseph Vaughn Perling, the issuer of the New Liberty Dollar (not to be confused with Bernard von NotHaus’s NORFED Liberty Dollar) and regular Bitcoin Forum contributor announced during his speech on “Free Money” at […]
Bitcoin Magazine would like to thank you for first visiting our news site, for taking a look at our print magazines and for many, ordering a subscription to Bitcoin Magazine. Since we first released our first print magazine issue, the Bitcoin currency has grown to a significant level of prominence. Bitcoin Magazine has now released […]
If the level of participation shown by meetup attendance is a reliable indicator, Bitcoin interest appears to be rising in Argentina. The country’s 25% annual inflation rate gives its residents a stronger incentive to consider Bitcoin as a safe haven than the residents of almost every other nation, and many observers have noted how Bitcoin […]
Each day, the Bitcoin currency is growing in utility and becoming more of a household name. Yesterday, major newswires including, Business Insider, CNN Money and MSN Money announced the birth of the, “First Bitcoin Baby.” The Bitcoin currency is successfully infiltrating numerous aspects of life. Dr. C. Terence Lee established Fertility Care of Orange County […]
Jonathan Silverman unveils the The Standard Bit – a Wall Street insider’s guide to Bitcoin and the emerging virtual currency space. Here is Jonathan’s Story: I first learned of Bitcoin in April 2011 – long before it was trading in the triple digits like it does today.I had just begun my career as a trader […]
The power to share our life experience is being exponentially amplified as Internet technology nurtures and expands our ability to communicate. A drastic side-effect of this heightened level of exposure in sharing elements of our humanity so viscerally with one another, around the world in an instant, is imminent, sickening heartbreak. Stories, images and video […]
In January, Bitcoin saw a flurry of positive news on a scale that had not happened since May 2011. Bitcoin’s gambling websites, including SatoshiDice, BitZino and Seals With Clubs, all reported record volumes. All three major merchant service providers either expanded their offerings in some way or lowered their fees. Bitcoin’s statistics, including number of […]
As most people have now heard, the IRS just granted itself the power to tax the gains realized when individuals sell or spend their bitcoins — much like stocks. That means you are also responsible for knowing exactly how much your Bitcoin holdings have increased in dollar terms since you bought them. If you are […]
You can now buy Reddit Gold with Bitcoin.
The question that can be asked now is: Where is Bitcoin now? Is the Bitcoin economy headed for another recession, not quite as severe as that of 2011 but which may still bring the price to $5-$8?
Today, WordPress, an extremely popular blog hosting site and framework and the 22nd most accessed site in the world, has announced that they are going to be accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment. The press release reads: “at WordPress.com, our mission is making publishing democratic — accessible and easy for anyone, anywhere. And while […]
Bitcoin Magazine Issue #3 contains an awesome mini comic, “Bob, The Blockchain Analyst”. We could not help ourselves but to release a teaser for those of you who have not bought a copy yet. You can find out what happens next by going to your local B&N book store and buying Bitcoin Magazine Issue #3 […]
UK readers can have their very own polybagged August issues (#2) of Bitcoin Magazine as early as Tuesday, August 21st! Order now to make sure you get your own Bitcoin Magazine (order 2 since they’re also collectors items). For all international orders, allow 2-weeks for delivery. August 2012 issue #2 is available for purchase today […]
Much has happened since the first Silk Road report that we released a month ago. In mid-July, a Silk Road user was arrested by Australian police for allegedly transporting unspecified narcotics into the country. The event attracted considerable attention within the Bitcoin community as it was the first “Silk Road-related” arrest ever to take place, […]
After a much anticipated wait the Bitcoin Magazine will now be available to Barnes & Noble stores all across the USA. As a new publication however, interest in the magazine will weigh heavy on whether or not it makes it into and remains in your local store. We’ve done all the hard work of writing, illustrating, editing, proofing, printing, shipping […]
Bitcoin is still a relatively new and unknown technology in Asia. With high tech payment methods available such as NFC by phone that works on all forms of public transportation and usable at convenience stores as cash, and instant and free for same-bank transfer wire transfers by phone app, many Asian countries such as South […]
At 10:48 AM this morning of June 12th, one of our European representatives and the Managing Editor for Bitcoin Magazine, Mihai Alisie, arrived at the post office to claim 3 large and lately arrived shipments of the Bitcoin Magazine from customs. Entering the offices and presenting his claim form, a middle-aged Customs Officer began to […]
As little as five years ago, virtual currencies only had a very niche role in the internet ecosystem. You might see one used to maintain the internal economy of a massively multiplayer online game, but that was just about it. There was simply no need for them, as video game purchases cost more than $40 […]
NSFW-Disclaimer: some all of the links in this article might contain material not suitable for viewing in a workplace environment. If you don’t want to look at porn, don’t click any links. Girls Gone Wild To enjoy this little story that has developed over the last few days, one should probably first understand a reddit subcommunity called […]
Bitcoin is a new kind of digital currency originally created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. Of course, the idea of digital money is not new; for many years now we have had Paypal, credit cards, WebMoney dollars and even the virtual gold in video games like World of Warcraft. What makes Bitcoin different from anything that came […]