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Archive for November 2013

First children`s book on alternative currency

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One of the small strokes in his marketing campaign for Stick’s Masterpiece was accepting bitcoin for payments. So far, the author has sold about eight books to buyers using bitcoin – three to Canada, two to Hawaii, two to Utah and one to Wisconsin. The figure that represents about 8% of his total sales. The…

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The first bitcoin ATM managed $100,000 worth transactions in a week

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During the first week new Bitcoin ATM in Vancouver got its impressive fast start and operated transactions that are worth over $100,000 (Canadian). Jordan Kelley, the CEO in Robocoin company belives that company and its new ATM generally increase bitcoin accessibility for customers. According to the data, most of the people who used ATM during…

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Senate will discuss potentials and threats of digital currency

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‘Beyond Silk Road: potential risks, threats, and promises of virtual currencies’ is the title of the forthcoming special hearing. Senators will debate approaches of new cryptocurrency and modern technologies. According to the plan of hearing, senators are going to listen to the economists, IT specialists and experts of encryption. Both experts from US law enforcement…

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