The Netherlands’ ‘best department store’ now accepts bitcoin
FonQ.nl, a subsidiary of the Netherlands’ second largest online retailer, recently won the best department store category in a competition sponsored by AN AMBRO, and now accepts bitcoin for all payments.
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Price-Discovery is a Public-Good: BNC Releases Free API's
A public good is a good that is both non-excludable and non-rivalrous, in that individuals cannot be effectively excluded from use, and where use by one individual does not reduce availability to others.
Steganography: How Antonopoulos hid a US$100m transaction in a picture of kittens
On the 27th of May, Bitcoin and security expert Andreas Antonopoulos tweeted a picture of of five kittens. The image used cryptography’s lesser known cousin, steganography, to hide the transaction in plain sight.
Align Commerce could modernize the B2B payments industry with bitcoins blockchain
While payments technologies have advanced, and customers are used to making electronic payments, the business to business (B2B) payment landscape has yet to reflect 21st century banking according to a recent report.
The world's top bank weighs in on digital currencies
The Bank for International Settlements is the central bank to the world’s central banks, and until now they have been quiet on the subject of Bitcoin. Today their opinion on the matter is revealed with the release of their own report.