Time Inc., publisher of e. g. for People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle and Time, now accepts bitcoin as a payment. read more 11 Dec 2014 Microsoft accepts Bitcoin It can be used to buy apps, games, and other digital content from Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox Games, Xbox Music, or Xbox Video stores. Be aware, that Money added to the Microsoft account using Bitcoin cannot be refunded. read more 22 Jul 2014 German Newspaper taz accepts Bitcoin The German Newspaper taz , also called die tageszeitung , now accepts Bitcoins as donations.
All the content on taz.de/ is available for free, based on their model of donations.
So far, more then 10 BTC got donated, which is a lot, compared to the approx. 10 000€ donations (in German), received in June. read more 22 Jul 2014 airBaltic - World’s First Airline To Accept Bitcoin Latvian airline airBaltic has become the world’s first airline to accept Bitcoin as payment for its tickets to 60 destinations in Europe, Middle East, Russia and the CIS. readIt is rare that the mainstream media shows any nod of approval toward Bitcoin and its virtually unlimited technological potential. Media superpower USA Today executed a very positive piece that shows that they did some research to find out why Bitcoin is more than just another price on the Bloomberg ticker. What they came up with is something of an epiphany for any mainstream media outlet. It s just a pure journalistic view of what Bitcoin is and what it has the potential to be that deserves commendation. This realization of theirs can go a long way to assist future understanding and use of Bitcoin to their almost three million readers every day, making USA Today the 1 daily newspaper in the United States. This assumes that the online piece will make its way into the newspaper s Tech section, and not just the website, at some point. (The USA Today website is one of the Top 300 websites in the world and Top 75 in the US. The Bitcoin USA Today article is currently the second headline inBitcoin s value plummeted today, by 25% from a high of over 1100 US dollars per BTC to a low value of under 830. The virtual currency, whose value has increased five-fold in just over one month, has been at risk of such a spectacular crash due to speculative investment in the now multibillion dollar market. While the bitcoin market has historically been volatile, recent events have increased confidence in the currency. Prior to October, many investors avoided bitcoin due to the reputation of Silk Road - the largest bitcoin-only marketplace - as a trading post of illegal goods. Investors had long feared that a shutdown of Silk Road would result in a catastrophic crash of Bitcoin s exchange rate. However, following the October 1st arrest of Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht and the site s shutdown, bitcoin s value dropped from 150 to 110 USD and within a week, recovered to 140 and continued to climb slowly.
At least two major events in November led to even more dramatic increases inDec 06, 2013 · Bitcoin s value plummeted today, by 25% from a high of over 1100 US dollars per BTC to a low value of under 830. The virtual currency, whose value hasBitcoin Value Today | BTC Charts | Current Bitcoin (BTC) prices | BitcoinValueToday.com BTC Valuation Bitcoin Charts and Daily Info Current BTCKeep an eye on the Bitcoin price, even while browsing in other tabs.
Simply keep this site open and see the live Bitcoin price in the browser tab. (Note: Some mobile browsers don’t yet support this feature.) See the value of your Bitcoin holdings. Enter the number of bitcoins you have, and watch their value fluctuate over time. Compare Bitcoin to gold and other precious metals by checking out the converters for Bitcoin to gold, Bitcoin to silver, Bitcoin to platinum, and Bitcoin to palladium . Try it on your phone or tablet—this site is designed with mobile devices in mind. Convert in terms of smaller units e.g. microbitcoins (µ), millibitcoins (m). Toggle using keyboard shortcuts: u , m , and k . Bookmark your preferred currency e.g. Bitcoin to Euro, or Bitcoin to British Pound. This site currently supports 64— Top nav — News – Companies – – Exchanges – – Merchants – – Wallets – – Investors – – Funding – Technology – – Mining – – Bitcoin Protocol – – Bitcoin ATMs – – Altcoins – – Cryptocurrency 2.0 – Regulation – Events – BitLicense – Prices – Crime – – Silk Road – Features – – Opinion – – Data Analysis – – Reviews Price & Data – Bitcoin Price Index – Bitcoin Venture Capital – Bitcoin Network Statistics – Bitcoin Calculator – About the BPI – Bitcoin ATM Map – CoinDesk API – Bitcoin Price Ticker Widget Guides – What is Bitcoin? – Why Use Bitcoin? – How Can I Buy Bitcoins? – How to Buy Bitcoin in the UK – How to Store Your Bitcoins – What Can You Buy with Bitcoin? – How to Sell Bitcoin – How to Accept Bitcoin Payments – How do Bitcoin Transactions Work? – Is Bitcoin Legal? – Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? – How Bitcoin Mining Works – How to Set Up a Bitcoin Miner – What are Bitcoin Mining Pools? – How Does Cloud Mining Work? – Calculate Mining Profitability – How to Make a Paper Bitcoin WalletRegardless of your views of the Bitcoin currency, it’s become large enough and in enough market flux at the moment that we need to pay it mind. Today news is out that a major Bitcoin ‘wallet’ has shuttered.
Also, market disruption caused the price of Bitcoin to fall precipitously. Just as the currency of a country falls in value in relation to other currencies when its banks begin to encounter difficulty, so too is Bitcoin experiencing turbulence, if you will allow the analogy. Before we look into today’s news, let’s dig into just what Bitcoin is, and why people are paying it so much mind. Bitcoin is a decentralized, open-source digital currency that will eventually have a fixed number of units: 21 million. That amount will not be reached until 2140, however. The currency releases 25 new Bitcoins per 10 minutes. That number will decline, being set to halve in 2017, and every following four years.
At that rate of exponential decline, the number of new Bitcoins will slow to a veritable.