Overstock.com Now Accepts Bitcoins! Will Amazon Follow?

Overstock.com officially began accepting Bitcoins as payment for its thousands of products on January 9, 2014. This is wonderful news for the entire Bitcoin community because to date, most online stores accepting Bitcoins have been noticeably small or otherwise less than perfect. Overstock.com, on the other hand, is a very large retailer that sells everything from keyboards to mattresses to toothbrushes. The company is even…

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YMB Podcast E2: Bitcoin Scams and Trust

The Bitcoin world is full of scammers looking to make a quick buck, but cryptocurrency completely redefines the way we trust people and still brings great benefits. Join us this week as Tim Baker and I discuss this amazing new form of trust and explore the ways that the government forces us to trust certain people and organizations, especially through taxes. This is Episode 2 of the You, Me, and BTC Podcast. Enjoy!

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The Evolution of Music and Money

By guest contributor, John Stuart

Hey all, my name is John Stuart. I’m an avid music fan with a passion for Bitcoin. There may not seem to be a whole lot of overlap between the two, but I hope to change that by the end of this article. I’ll stick to talking mostly about music, because that’s what I know, but I’m going to try to relate everything to Bitcoin. I hope you find it …

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YMB Podcast E1: Bitcoin Ethics and a Miner’s Story

While this is technically our third recording, we are officially labeling it Episode 1 of the You, Me, and Bitcoin Podcast. Join us as we discuss the right and wrong of all things Bitcoin. We will freely explore political ideas like voluntaryism, libertarianism, and anarcho-capitalism and how they apply to Bitcoin. We will finish with our own personal story of Bitcoin mining with an ASIC device from Butterfly Labs. We also have …

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Gift Bitcoins to Benefit the Entire Community

Merry Christmas from You, Me, and BTC! It is December 25th and you have probably already opened most of your gifts. Hopefully your shopping is complete as well, but if you still need a little something for that gift exchange, why not consider Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is new, revolutionary, and exciting. It would be easy to dismiss the idea of gifting Bitcoin simply because it is a little hard to understand and the recipient might not …

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BitBrew Review: Buy Coffee and Tea With Bitcoins

Bitbrew is an online retailer that sells a good variety of coffees and teas exclusively for Bitcoins. This sort of business is great for the growing Bitcoin economy. We need online Bitcoin stores that sell everyday items, just like the many websites that accept fiat currency. BitBrew has plenty of room to grow and improve, but it is still quite an exciting and useful service.

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Is Bitcoin In a Bubble?

The value of the Bitcoin has been making record highs recently. While many love this, others are concerned that the spike is simply a bubble. We have been here before. Early on in its existence, Bitcoin soared to $30 and then crashed. Later, we hit highs over $250 and then crashed again. Now we are well over $600 and some fear that this spike too is artificial. Will the price crash yet again? Are we …

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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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