9 Things We Bought With Bitcoin

  • In this case, we literally have no other option than to pay with Bitcoin.
  • The China-based travel agency Young Pioneer Tours has 9 years of experience of organizing tours to North Korea, and can help you with flights, hotels, visa and a tour guide.
  • We constantly want to talk about it, tell others about our trip to North Korea, and how we were able to tweet pictures the entire trip from one of the most heavily locked down countries on earth.
  • So now we have shoes from Iran, been to North Korea and have these stylish new socks.
  • For more privacy, it makes perfect sense to not use your credit card (which is connected to your real name), but instead the pseudonymous currency Bitcoin.

You’ve got to admit that everyone likes to go shopping once in a while, whether it’s to buy that designer shirt you’ve been eyeing or those nifty gadgets…
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Bitcoin is worth more than ever, but it’s losing clout

#bitcoin is worth more than ever, but its losing clout

  • As our TechCrunch pals observe, Bitcoin’s share of the cryptocurrency market has plunged sharply in the past few months.
  • Where it regularly dominated the market with about an 80 percent share, it’s down to just 47 percent in a matter of months.
  • Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and others have all seen surges that have whittled away Bitcoin’s control.
  • There is a concern that Bitcoin’s scaling is causing problems by slowing down transactions — people may just want to explore alternatives that won’t bog down so easily.
  • The rapid rise in Bitcoin’s value casts doubt on that, though, as you’d

With that said, you might not want to get too comfy if you’ve amassed a fortune. As our TechCrunch pals observe, Bitcoin’s share of the cryptocurrency market has plunged sharply in the past few months. Where it regularly dominated the market with about an 80 percent share, it’s down to just 47 percent in a matter of months. Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and others have all seen surges that have whittled away Bitcoin’s control. It’s not certain just why that is. There is a concern that Bitcoin’s scaling is causing problems by slowing down transactions — people may just want to explore alternatives that won’t bog down so easily. The rapid rise in Bitcoin’s value casts doubt on that, though, as you’d
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9 Things We Bought With Bitcoin

  • In this case, we literally have no other option than to pay with Bitcoin.
  • The China-based travel agency Young Pioneer Tours has 9 years of experience of organizing tours to North Korea, and can help you with flights, hotels, visa and a tour guide.
  • We constantly want to talk about it, tell others about our trip to North Korea, and how we were able to tweet pictures the entire trip from one of the most heavily locked down countries on earth.
  • So now we have shoes from Iran, been to North Korea and have these stylish new socks.
  • For more privacy, it makes perfect sense to not use your credit card (which is connected to your real name), but instead the pseudonymous currency Bitcoin.

You’ve got to admit that everyone likes to go shopping once in a while, whether it’s to buy that designer shirt you’ve been eyeing or those nifty gadgets…
Continue reading “9 Things We Bought With Bitcoin”

Bitcoin Markets Slide as China Steps up Regulatory Scrutiny

  • Markets for bitcoin and other digital cryptocurrencies dipped by more than 7% on February 9th, following news that the People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank, was tightening regulatory pressure.
  • The PBoC met Wednesday with the country’s major Bitcoin exchanges to push for full compliance with anti-money laundering rules.
  • A half-dozen Chinese bitcoin exchanges have also said they will institute new trading fees.
  • Previous dips in the price of bitcoin have been driven by Chinese regulation, including a 2013 decision banning banks from handling bitcoin as a currency.
  • According to Bloomberg, the recent regulatory pressure on Bitcoin from the PBoC is likely driven by the Chinese government’s desire to control capital outflows from the country.

Major exchanges have frozen withdrawals and will impose new fees and controls.
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9 Things We Bought With Bitcoin

  • In this case, we literally have no other option than to pay with Bitcoin.
  • The China-based travel agency Young Pioneer Tours has 9 years of experience of organizing tours to North Korea, and can help you with flights, hotels, visa and a tour guide.
  • We constantly want to talk about it, tell others about our trip to North Korea, and how we were able to tweet pictures the entire trip from one of the most heavily locked down countries on earth.
  • So now we have shoes from Iran, been to North Korea and have these stylish new socks.
  • For more privacy, it makes perfect sense to not use your credit card (which is connected to your real name), but instead the pseudonymous currency Bitcoin.

You’ve got to admit that everyone likes to go shopping once in a while, whether it’s to buy that designer shirt you’ve been eyeing or those nif…
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