Day: June 18, 2014

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104-Year-Old Jewelry Company's Online Store Begins Accepting Bitcoin No Comments

The world's largest online marketplace for designer engagement rings -- run by 104-year-old company H.L. Gross and & Bro. Jewelers -- has announced today the immediate acceptance of bitcoin for products sold at Since1910.com. The digital currency is now one of several payment options accepted at the online store, which also includes GE financing, layaway, wire transfers, PayPal, and of course...


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List of Bidders for Silk Road Bitcoins Inadvertently Revealed by US Marshals Service No Comments

Updated below with a statement received by NEWSBTC from Lynzey Donahue, a U.S. Marshals spokeswoman. "Oops!" is the word the probably most accurately describes the mistake made by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) when it comes to the auctioning of nearly $18 million worth of bitcoins seized from Silk Road servers last year. Background: U.S. Marshals Service Poised to Auction Off Silk Road Bitc...


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Nic Cary Teases New Blockchain Wallet For Apple iOS No Comments

Nicolas Cary, CEO of Blockchain (not to be confused with the bitcoin block chain), has taken to the Twitter-waves to tease the company's brand-spanking-new Blockchain Wallet application for Apple iOS devices. "Reddit asks. Reddit gets," Cary's tweet read with a sneak peak screenshot: Cary's tweet today comes just a couple of weeks following Apple's reveal of iOS 8 -- the latest iteration of th...


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Coinsetter Execs Active in Educating Professional Industry Groups on Bitcoin No Comments

There are the type of executive teams that remain reclusive (looking at you, BTC-e), and those out and about actively furthering the cause of digital currency in today's technology-obsessed world. Take the Coinsetter executive team, for example. In a blog post today, the New York City-based bitcoin exchange announced that two company executives would be speaking at industry conferences this month...


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BitPay Becomes New St. Petersburg Bowl Game Title Sponsor No Comments

ESPN Events has announced that Atlanta, Georgia-based BitPay will serve as the new title sponsor of the annual St. Petersburg Bowl — an NCAA-sanctioned post-season college football game that has been taking place since 2008. BitPay, renowned for its business of allowing merchants to easily accept bitcoin payments and convert them instantly to local currency, will have the game known as the Bitc...


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Feature-Length Documentary Seeks to Cover Dogecoin, Altcoins No Comments

To date, there's been a few documentaries on the topic of bitcoin, but we haven't seen a terrible lot on altcoins. Until now, of course. Award-winning director Adam Cornelius and This American Life contributor Chris Higgins have come together to create Coined, the self-proclaimed first feature-length documentary that hopes to take an in-depth look at alternative digital currencies. Filming for ...


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Financial Engineering Program at UC Berkeley Hosting Bitcoin Roundtable Today No Comments

Several industry leaders in the bitcoin landscape are slated to meet up today at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley to discuss the future of bitcoin and digital currency. Taking place between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. local time today, the roundtable is being hosted by the Berkeley Master of Financial of Engineering Program. Twenty-two Haas students will be allowed to ...


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