“At some point I became convinced there was a way to do this without any trust required at all and couldn’t resist to keep thinking about it.”
“Lost coins only make everyone else’s coins worth slightly more. Think of it as a donation to everyone.”
“Sorry to be a wet blanket. Writing a bitcoin description for general audiences is bloody hard. There’s nothing to relate it to.”
Today CaVirtex, Canadian Bitcoin exchange, increased their debit card load limit from a daily total of $600 to $1,000. Check out their site for more details: CaVirtex.com
Toronto will host its first Bitcoin Expo on April 11th-13th at the Metro Toronto Convention centre. Speakers include Joseph David, CEO of CaVirtex.com (major Canadian exchange) and Rodolfo Novak of Coinkite. Learn more at BitcoinExpo.ca
With popularity and price per coin increasing daily, it’s no wonder merchants are jumping on the bitcoin (BTC) bandwagon and accept them for payment of goods. Smoke Bourbon BBQ House was Toronto’s first, followed by these others: The Morpheus Clinic, Ark Army Surplus and Coworking Space Toronto.
Leading Canadian Bitcoin exchange, CaVirtex, is now caught up on the massive list of verifications they had to plough through due to a major spike in new customers. They are now back at the usual processing time of 2-5 business days to get verified.
Buying Bitcoin just got easier thanks to Canadian-based CoinTap that gives consumers a gateway to the cryptocurrency by purchasing a pre-paid access card at retailers which can then be redeemed online for deposit into your wallet. Learn more at CoinTap.co.
U.S. Senate head, Tom Carper, has endorsed Bitcoin and draws similarities to when the internet was in its infancy. “Killing the baby in the cradle” was his crying remark to those that want to over-regulate Bitcoin before we really know all benefits of this new way commerce. Read the full story here on CoinDesk.com.
Online entertainment and gaming company, Zynga, has just announced that it will test taking bitcoin as payment.
Toronto launches its first Bitcoin ATM within bitcoin-business incubator so that the everyday consumer has instant access to buying the crypto-currency – which will also help normalize it. Within a few week users will also be able to exchange their bitcoin for dispensed cash. Read the full article here on Toronto Life.
Officially open January 1st, Bitcoin Decentral, located in Downtown Toronto at King & Spadina, will host space for a number of major players in the Canadian bitcoin field of technological innovation and entrepreneurs alike on a regular basis. Among many others, The Toronto Bitcoin Meetup will be held here one per week on Wednesday’s. Learn more about Canada’s Bitcoin Decentral and join the discussion here on Reddit.