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DAO Tokens Raise over $2 Million within Hours No Comments

Ethereum never ceases to surprise the cryptocurrency community. The digital currency platform has yesterday announced the launch of DAO. Now, what is DAO? DAO stands for Decentralized Autonomous Organization, which offers most of the benefits of a company without the centralization part. In this context, the DAO in the discussion is created by the Ethereum foundation for the governance of the Ethe...


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BitHappy — The Next Generation of Bitcoin Ecommerce is here 1 Comment

BitHappy, a new bitcoin browser brings both digital currency and ecommerce together on the same page. The platform calls itself the first bitcoin browser in the world which enables people and businesses to sell things online for bitcoin. Unlike other ecommerce platforms, BitHappy allows anyone to list the things that they want to sell online and accept money in the form of bitcoin from their custo...


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Project Skyhook Announces Shipment of 150th Bitcoin ATM No Comments

Bitcoin ATMs: they've become so very popular. A point proven today by Project Skyhook, who announced via their blog that they have shipped their 150th unit. Demand for the Skyhook units have been quite high primarily given their low-cost pricing. Compared to competitors' pricing, the Skyhook only runs at $999, and Project Skyhook says that demand "is very strong, and growing every day." In the ...


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Texas Alcoholic Beverage Regulator Green-Lights Bitcoin-For-Booze Sales No Comments

The State of Ohio may have a beef with allowing the purchase of alcoholic beverages with bitcoin, but Texas on the other hand is just the opposite. In an inquiry submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), CoinVault ATM CEO Sheldon Weisfeld (who also happens to be a founding member of the Texas Coinitiative) sought to find the legal status of alcohol sales paid for in digital ...


Agora Commodities Reports Over $10 Million in Bitcoin Sales No Comments

Agora Commodities, a company specializing in selling investment-grade precious metals, announced today that they've sold $10 million worth of gold and silver paid for in bitcoin. The impressive figure comes nearly one year after the company announced it would be accepting the digital currency -- some time before the secondary "rush" of interest that took place in late 2013 (following the price ...


TigerDirect Exceeds $1 Million in Sales Paid For in Bitcoin No Comments

In late January, electronics retailer TigerDirect began accepting bitcoin payments, becoming the second large-scale retailer to do so following Overstock.com. A day later, we learned that the store had reeled in a whopping $250,000 worth of sales paid for in the digital currency, breaking that which Overstock brought in. Today, bitcoin news website CoinDesk is reporting that the online reta...


TigerDirect Brings in $250,000 in Bitcoin Payments in Under One Day No Comments

Yesterday's news that online electronics retailer TigerDirect would be accepting bitcoin payments came as a surprise to the community, but first-sale days figures might come as a greater surprise. Reports circulating indicate the company has managed to bring in a whopping $250,000 worth of bitcoin payments in the matter of 17 hours. Over 1,000 orders made up the sum, which is quite a bit more t...


Data: What Users Bought With Bitcoin on Overstock.com Last Week No Comments

Rob Wile over at Business Insider published a great post on Monday evening with some data that's come from Overstock.com from purchases last Thursday. That was, of course, the day in which the online retailer began accepting bitcoin payments -- six months ahead of the originally-projected timeframe. The company managed to sell $130,000 worth of items for the digital currency that day, and Wi...


Overstock.com Has Sold $124,000 Worth of Items in Bitcoin in Under 24 Hours No Comments

Yesterday, Overstock.com took us all by surprise by accepting bitcoin about six months before they were originally expected to (Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne told me in an interview last year the integration was to happen in the second half of 2014). It wasn't long after that we followed up with a report indicating a whopping $10,000 in merchandise had been sold in bitcoin in the matter of about...


KnCMiner Sells $8 Million Worth of Neptune Bitcoin Miners in One Day No Comments

  Just recently, Sweden-based KnCMiner put up their brank-spanking-new miner -- dubbed 'Neptune' -- up for pre-order (with eventual release slated for early 2014). Today, the sales figures are out, and they're absolutely mind-blowing. Company spokesman Alex Lawn says KnC managed to sell $8 million worth of Neptune bitcoin miners in 24 hours alone. At a cost of about $10,000 per unit, Law...


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