How to Securely Store Your Bitcoins

With the value of Bitcoin rising so sharply recently, it continues to be essential that users take precautions to keep their investments away from the hand of thieves. Bitcoin burglars have always been around and unfortunately, they have had quite a bit of success, especially against new and uninformed Bitcoin users. With so many ways to keep track of your Bitcoin addresses and private keys, it is important to know about the strengths and weaknesses …

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Amagi Metals Review: Silver and Gold For Bitcoin

The video below is an Amagi Metals review made by a friend of mine who purchased silver with Bitcoin. Several items are reviewed, including a proof-like Murray Rothbard round, NWTM silver bullets, and more. I have also purchased from the company before and everything went smoothly.

The dealer’s prices are just about as low as you will find anywhere and paying with Bitcoin is extremely convenient. Many dealers enforce a waiting period of 10 …

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The Best Ways to Buy Bitcoins

As soon as people learn a little bit about Bitcoin and how the system works, they will probably become enticed and begin to wonder how they can get some of this innovative cryptocurrency. They might like the fact that the value of the Bitcoin is on the rise or the idea of sending lots of money over long distances cheaply and almost instantly. Perhaps it is because they want to send money anonymously or just …

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Purse.io Review: Buy and Spend Bitcoins Via Amazon

Update: GetBpendB has changed to Purse.io. The service is now open to the public so go try it out! The discount system has also changed quite a bit since writing this review. You can now get a 10% discount guaranteed while spending Bitcoins at Amazon and I often get 20% off or more!

Overview

A new service is under construction that is intended to enable people to buy Bitcoins through Amazon and to spend …

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Is Bitcoin Really for Everyday Use?

Although it is rapidly expanding, the Bitcoin user base is still relatively small. It is limited for the most part to people who are at least somewhat tech-savvy. Let’s face it, in its natural form, Bitcoin requires you to download a piece of software, a client like Bitcoin-Qt or MultiBit, and keep track of long strings of random characters, or addresses, which are not easily memorized, and usually require a computer just to distribute.…

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Will the Government Try to Bring Down Bitcoin?

Before I dive into my attempt to answer that question, I should mention two similar but much easier questions that are often asked: “Will the government bring down Bitcoin?” and, “Can the government bring down Bitcoin?” Anyone who knows Bitcoin should produce a resounding, “No!” in response to either of those questions. The government will not bring down Bitcoin because…

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Bitcoin Forum Falls Prey to Hackers

Just hours after the news of the Silk Road’s downfall began spreading, the most popular Bitcoin forum, bitcointalk.org, was hacked and quickly shut down. The video below shows the comic side of the hack, as rockets were sent cruising across the screen and exploding to the tune of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Towards the end, a message appears stating that the forum was seized by the FBI for being illegal, which is clearly a reference …

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The Silk Road Take Down, Dread Pirate Roberts Revealed

The infamous Dread Pirate Roberts, head of the “most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the Internet today,” (Tarbell, see link below) has finally been identified and arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This is huge news for the Bitcoin community. This multimillion dollar black market, known as the Silk Road, has been operating since early 2011, and according to the official police warrant for his arrest,…

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