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Bitcoin Vs The King: Gold

Posted on 28th April, 2016

Gold is one of the most durable substances on earth, it doesn’t degrade and will never go away. Bitcoin exists in a public ledger on thousands of hard drives and other media around the world, and the Bitcoin network can’t be shut down by any government. While in theory Bitcoin can go away, it won’t […]

Bullion dealer Agora Commodities plans to launch cryptocurrency exchange

Posted on 25th August, 2014

In a new CoinDesk profile of bitcoin-friendly precious metals retailer Agora Commodities, the credit-card eschewing bullion company dropped an interesting detail about their future plans. Agora founder Joseph Castillo told the website that his company is in the process of preparing to open a new digital currency exchange. Although there was no stated timeline for […]

Yukon gold mine for sale for 3,000 BTC

Posted on 8th June, 2014

If you have an abundance of BTC to spend, particularly on real estate, “bitcoin luxury marketplace” BitPremier may already be on your radar. While much of the site consists of high-end downtown condos, designer handbags and sports cars, one recent listing doesn’t quite fit the norm. For $2 million, roughly 3,000 BTC, you can be […]

Noted bitcoin critic Peter Schiff now accepts bitcoin

Posted on 22nd May, 2014

In late 2013, as bitcoin prices were reaching their historical peak, noted commodity investor and radio show host Peter Schiff mockingly dismissed the growth in the virtual currency as “modern-day tulip mania.” Since then, Schiff has continued to be a vocal critic of bitcoin as an investment, claiming it to be poor competition for the […]