August 2014 archive

Charity, Political Clout and More Recognition

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  Bitcoin just keeps rolling forward towards worldwide acceptance, an expanding user comfort level and  a desire to use the new Bitcoin Influence for the greater good. One of the first Bitcoin Charities, the Bitgive Foundation, is the very first non-profit Bitcoin Organization to receive the coveted tax exempt 501(c)3 designation. The Bitcoin Economy is …

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Bitcoin, Twitter and Stripe – Oh My!

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  Buy Buttons embedded in Tweets?! Yep, it’s coming! Use Bitcoin to purchase on Twitter? It might be coming soon thereafter! How cool is THAT? Here’s the scoop:  Venture Beat reports that Twitter will be working with payments startup “Stripe” to embed payment buttons in tweets by the end of the year. Imagine the simplicity …

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Debit, Credit or Bitcoin?

  A San Fransisco start up, Shift Payments, is in VERY early beta testing of a payment card that would allow you the option to pay via debit, credit or bitcoin funds. Yes, Bitcoin Funds! This is important to the readers of The Nearly Daily Bitcoin because it shows that Bitcoin is moving ever so …

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Ebay Testing Bitcoin Payments Through Braintree?

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  Is Ebay testing Bitcoin as a payment method through their recent acquisition of Braintree, a payment processing company? Other large companies like Dell, Dish Networks and Overstock have begun accepting Bitcoin. Now it looks like Ebay is dipping their toe into the waters, too, through Braintree, a recently acquired payments startup. Braintree, purchased by …

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Purchase Bitcoin with Payza Funds

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  Payza now allows the purchase of Bitcoin with Payza wallet funds. Click here for the Payza Announcement. This is BIG NEWS for the online Network Marketing and MLM Industries. Because Bitcoin is rapidly becoming the payment system of choice for savvy network marketing companies many participants in the industry are wanting/needing Bitcoin to participate …

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State of Bitcoin Q2 – 2014

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  Our friends at Coindesk publish a quarterly “State of BItcoin” report that is quite educational and enlightening. This report is in easy to read slide format. We encourage you to review this insightful information as you continue to expand your knowledge and understanding of cryptocurreny in general and Bitcoin in particular. Click here to …

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Wikipedia Plays Around with Bitcoin – Quikly Gains $140,000 in Donations!

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  Donations are the lifeblood of WIkipedia,  a free-access, free content Internet encyclopedia, supported and hosted by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation.  Wikipedia is the sixth most popular website and constitutes the Internet’s largest and most popular general reference work. Back in March, 2014, the founder  of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, announced on Reddit, that he was …

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Paypal and Bitcoin

  Rumors and speculation continue to swirl about in regards to Paypal and Bitcoin. At present it is certainly against Paypal TOS to use Paypal in a Bitcoin exchange business (if you are doing it you’d better be KEERFUL!) Our discussion today, however, is about the possibility that Paypal may eventually add Bitcoin, and/or other …

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