Tag: bitcoin commerce

January 02, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Bitcoin prices fully recover after China slamming

Undoubtedly the digital currency is the best performing asset class for 2013 The tangible value of Bitcoin is getting credibility as some real demand emerged once again to prop up prices of the digital currency. Current prices recovery to around $820 has started because of private interest – namely Overstock’s CEO Patrick Byrne who revealed…

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August 20, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Germany becomes first country to formally recognize and regulate Bitcoin

Germany's Ministry of Finance considers Bitcoins a 'unit of account' -- meaning BaFin licensing required, Bitcoin transactions subject to VAT... Monday was a seminal day in the life of Bitcoin, with the release of a formal statement by Germany's Ministry of Finance. The statement indicated that Germany formally designated Bitcoin as a 'Rechnungseinheiten als Finanzinstrument', or…

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August 05, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Mt Gox plans print marketing campaign to encourage Bitcoin commerce

Mt Gox would like to increase the acceptance of Bitcoins as payment by 'regular' merchants. LeapRate Exclusive... LeapRate has learned that Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox is about to launch a major ad campaign to promote Bitcoin as a 'regular' form of currency for merchants, both online and offline. The campaign will revolve around showing how…

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