Banks Are Still Confused About Cryptocurrencies

It’s probably no surprise to Bitcoin users that cryptocurrencies confuse banks. Do they count as assets or currencies? Should they be regulated or ignored? JP Morgan was caught editing a job listing to delete a single line requiring applicants to have an “opinion on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.” Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan doesn’t … [Read more…]

Should Greece Adopt Bitcoin?

Should Greece Adopt Bitcoin?

If you’ve been paying attention to international news, you might know that Greece has few good options when it comes to economics. Austerity failed and took a bailout from the Eurozone with it. Maybe Greece should have sucked it up and tightened its belt, but now, there’s going to be little enough good news no … [Read more…]

Live Long and Prosper, Spock

It’s been all over Facebook and Twitter that we lost Leonard Nimoy on February 27, 2015. He’s known to just about everybody who has ever watched a Star Trek episode as Spock, the Vulcan who showed us that being the smartest person in the room can be cool, maybe even sexy, a couple of generations … [Read more…]

Will Japanese Retailer Rakuten Accept Bitcoin?

I’m sure Bitcoin enthusiasts will be thrilled to learn that Japan’s leading online retailer, Rakuten, is seriously considering adding Bitcoin to its payment options. Chief Executive Hiroshi Mikitani said of it, “We are thinking about it and we probably will.” I honestly don’t expect any strong surge of Bitcoin’s value after this announcement, but it’s … [Read more…]