The Christmas Presents You Can Buy on Bitcoins

The Christmas Presents You Can Buy on Bitcoins

With the holidays quickly approaching many Bitcoin and digital currency enthusiasts and supporters are looking for new places to use their new age currency. Fortunately, there is a rapidly growing number of businesses that accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies for their products (Read: 10 Presents You Can Buy with Bitcoin). So if you missed Bitcoin black Friday or just still have a few people on your list to shop for, read on for some of the top Bitcoin accepting merchants.

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The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

One of the common battles within the bitcoin community right now is the war of words between the early-adopting libertarians and the new venture capitalists who want to take bitcoin to the mainstream. The debate between these two sides covers many different areas, but one of the key points that pops up more than any of the others is regulation (Read more: “Legal Environment Around Bitcoin“). Does bitcoin need to be regulated for it to be taken seriously by the mass public?

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The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

One of the common battles within the bitcoin community right now is the war of words between the early-adopting libertarians and the new venture capitalists who want to take bitcoin to the mainstream. The debate between these two sides covers many different areas, but one of the key points that pops up more than any of the others is regulation (Read more: “Legal Environment Around Bitcoin“). Does bitcoin need to be regulated for it to be taken seriously by the mass public?

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Bitcoin Price Roundup: December 10, 2014

Bitcoin Price Roundup: December 10, 2014

This week was a tug of war between bulls and bears, resulting in a stalemate. Bulls couldn’t hold it anymore and bears now seem to have taken full control and tilted it in their favour.

The price last week was a truncated sideways trend that has persisted for a three weeks now. Price movements were limited to small 4 dollar moves up/down – opportunities to scalp profits. The price movement reflects the overall mood of the BTC market right now – uncertainty over what direction we are headed to next, coupled with desperate hopes of a bull run.

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Learn How to Trade Bitcoins: Choosing a Strategy and Managing Risk

Learn How to Trade Bitcoins: Choosing a Strategy and Managing Risk

One of the most difficult aspects of becoming a successful trader in any market is knowing fundamentals sticking to a strategy during times of economic turmoil. Many novice traders can pick a strategy that could work in theory, but they end up making rash decisions when they start to see massive price swings. This is obviously an even bigger problem in the bitcoin market due to the young currency’s volatility.

Having said that, choosing the proper strategy is still one of the first steps to making sure that you’re making the right trades at the right time.

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Hot New Altcoins in Review (December 5, 2014)

Hot New Altcoins in Review (December 5, 2014)

While production of new altcoins seems to have slowed down quite a bit since the recent Bitcoin sidechain announcement, there are still a few good-looking coins around with potentially bright futures. With their strong development teams, the following three coins are likely to be around for years to come. So, if you’ve been thinking about solid new altcoins to read up on, the following ones are certainly worth looking into.

Greenbacks (GB)

Greenbacks is a 100% proof-of-stake cryptocurrency which pays a generous 10% interest rate and offers 20 million coins to start with.

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The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 1)

The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 1)

The fall of MtGox is quite possibly the biggest story in bitcoin up to this point in time. Although it’s not the story for bitcoin from a PR perspective, it is probably the one story that the majority of the people in developed countries have heard when it comes to cryptocurrency. For this reason, many people just think about Silk Road and MtGox when they hear someone talking about bitcoin.

Of course, it’s not like the collapse happened overnight.

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The Worst Things a Company Can Do to Bitcoin

The Worst Things a Company Can Do to Bitcoin

There has been a multitude of new companies on the Bitcoin scene over the last few years, a few of which have done nothing but tarnish the cryptocurrency image. Still it seems as though Bitcoin is holding strong with generous support from its growing number of users and a strong development team. There has even been criticism from digital payment processors about Bitcoin, which may mean that these large corporations are starting to fear the true digital currency.

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Bitcoin Price Roundup: December 03, 2014

Bitcoin Price Roundup: December 03, 2014

Where will the Bitcoin price break?

In our analysis last week, we wrapped up with a bullish call after an ambivalent week of price action. Well, it seems this week is a truncated sideways pattern of last week as the market has been dull and maintained trading range bound by an upper price $385 and a lower price $360.
Since November 26 marked on the chart, you can see both red and green candles with range bound action.

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5 Reasons to Learn More about Bitcoin Fundraising

5 Reasons to Learn More about Bitcoin Fundraising

Are you looking for new sources of financing for your nonprofit? Or are you willing to make a positive input, reach out and help people, who are in need? In both cases, the answer is fundraising.

Let’s talk about Bitcoin fundraising and how it works. Bitcoin fundraising can stream in several directions — fundraising for the further development of the Bitcoin industry or raising BTC for the sake of common social and environmental causes.

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