Core Development Update #3
Looking back on what has happened since my last update, the big news was the 0.8 release. If you are using bitcoind or Bitcoin-Qt and you haven’t upgraded yet, you should: the new release is much...
Meet Bitcoin, the World’s Best Performing Currency
The best performing currency this year? No it’s not the Seychellois rupee (+8.07%), Paraguay’s guarani (+5.24%) or Brazil’s real (+4.45%). It’s bitcoin, the online, open source currency, which has...
Bitcoin Bytes Back
Stocks up. Gold down. Bitcoin…waaay up. The S&amp;P 500 busted through the 1,500 mark this morning. Stocks haven’t been this expensive since 2007…right before they got a whole lot cheaper…for a...
Bitcoin virtual currency reaches all-time high price
The value of virtual currency Bitcoin has reached an all-time high, trading at more than $33 (£22). Its appreciation - up from just $2 in November 2011 - has been attributed to increased trust in...
Internet Archive Paying Employees in Bitcoin, Asking for Donations
The Internet Archive, one of the most widely known nonprofit organizations in the internet community, has just announced that they intend to start paying a portion of their employees’ salaries in...
Mega Sidesteps US State Censorship With Bitcoin
Mega (previously Megaupload) is now accepting Bitcoin through two resellers. They are immune to economic censorship through the power of cryptocurrency.
Reddit Gold Accepting Bitcoin
Reddit has just announced that they are now accepting Bitcoin as payment for their premium Reddit Gold service.
Bank holiday - February 8th
Dear Bitstamp users, February 8th is a public holiday in Slovenia. Bank deposits and withdrawals will be processed on Monday 11th. Thank you for using our service! Best regards, Bitstamp team
8.2.2013 - Scheduled downtime
Dear Bitstamp users, Bitstamp will be migrating to new servers and may be unavailable February 8th from 11:00 am to 14:00 pm GMT. Best regards CEO, Nejc Kodrič Bitstamp d.o.o.
January 2013: Bitcoin News Roundup
January has been an exciting month for Bitcoin. We have seen a number of news articles about Bitcoin from various mainstream media sources, nearly all of which have been positive, as well as...