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Canadian payroll firm says growing number of companies paying employees in BTC

Posted on 1st September, 2014

The Canadian Press reports today that bitcoin-backed salary payments are on the rise in Canada. According to Waterloo, Ontario,-based payroll firm Wagepoint, employees and businesses are increasingly interested in paying out in BTC rather than the Canadian dollar (CAD). The firm launched one of the first cryptocurrency-based payment options in the world last November, but […]

Report: Chicago Sun-Times ad lets users buy Beyonce and Jay-Z tickets with bitcoin

Posted on 1st July, 2014

It’s no secret that print publications are struggling to remain relevant in an era of mobile-optimized websites, multimedia and social-networking based services like Twitter. But just because you’re struggling doesn’t mean you can’t innovate. The Chicago Sun-Times recently announced that it would be experimenting with a new ad allowing users to directly purchase tickets to […]

BTC-e now processing withdrawals to Visa and MasterCard

Posted on 21st March, 2014

Thanks to a new withdrawal system recently announced by BTC-e, one of the biggest roadblocks to mainstream bitcoin adoption may soon be a thing of the past. Starting today, BTC-e customers can withdraw their funds to any country in the world through their Visa or MasterCard. This development has huge implications for the bitcoin community. […]