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Free Bitcoin Processing a Sign of Why Alt-Currency Remains on the Rise

Free Bitcoin Processing a Sign of Why Alt-Currency Remains on the Rise

by January 22, 2014 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

Payment discounts rate may vary, but they are never 0% — except if bitcoins are involved. Cryptopay, a London-based payments company, is now offering free processing for payments using bitcoin for two months. The deal is yet another sign why bitcoin momentum remains strong. Indeed, ฿1 continues to trade above $800Read More

Bitcoin is Out of Control

Bitcoin is Out of Control

by November 18, 2013 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

A month ago you could buy a bitcoin from Mt.Gox for under $200. Last week, it would have cost you around $400. At press time today, that same bitcoin costs about $670. What’s going on? Why would any use so volatile a currency? Alternatively, the Dow Jones Industrial Average toppedRead More

Bitcoins May Promote Mobile Payments Adoption

Bitcoins May Promote Mobile Payments Adoption

by October 7, 2013 at 7:44 pm 1 comment

Far from being a problem for the mobile payments industry, bitcoins could be its salvation. The marketplace is awash in mobile payment apps, said Roger Ver, an investor in blockchain.info and funder of the Bitcoin Foundation. But the apps all suffer from the same two problems that drastically limit theirRead More