bitcoins

The Bitcoin movement has a Tea Party, the cryptoanarchists, and some of them—including at least one accused felon—have made a slick new video declaring the virtual currency’s independence from, well, something high-minded, we’re sure. Read more »

  • 12 Aug 2014 at 2:22 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Still Relevant!

Months after everyone else got into a lather about it, word of this strange “cryptocurrency” called “bitcoin” has reached the desks of the folks over at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And now that no one cares about them anymore, the regulator is leaping onto the case. Read more »

  • 08 Aug 2014 at 11:15 AM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Everyone’s A Bitcoin Dealer!

Since bitcoin ATMs don’t actually do what ATMs are there to do—you know, give you money—and in fact exist to do the opposite—take your money and turn it into some 0s and 1s that some people call a currency—why should you have to wait in line for it at the coffee shop? Why shouldn’t you just put it the same place you spend the rest of your money: on your iPhone? Read more »

Will models be accepting Bitcoin? Yes, if the Winklevoss twins have anything to do with it. Tyler and Cameron were among the guests at Ben Watts’ “Shark Attack” party at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk. Cameron was heard talking to One Model Management’s Scott Lipps about setting up Bitcoins for models through a San Francisco-based exchange. [NYP]

  • 12 Jun 2014 at 3:21 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Good, Bad, Ugly

Bitcoin’s slow, shaky, staggering, inexplicably inexorable stumble towards respectability continues: Whether you’d like to buy your buddy Eric Cantor a little “thanks for listening to our lobbyists all these years” vacation or give a contributory pat on the back to the guy who cut short his rise to the Speakership of the House, you can now do both in bits. Read more »

Now you can. Read more »

We’re not sure about how Phil Falcone feels about bitcoins. We’re certainly not as sure about his feelings on matters cryptocurrent as we are on his opinions re: the FCC and Charlie Ergen. And we’re not sure that the latter’s embrace of bitcoins will affect Phil’s opinion, but it certainly cannot help. Read more »