2014 has kind of sucked for Bitcoin but that doesn’t mean that the digital currency is dead in the cyber-water. No, Bitcoin is just fine. And thanks to eBay, the most pressing problem with digital currencies may soon be solved.
What was once considered the monetary tool for anarchists due to its anonymity and fight against fiat currency will soon become just another regulated payment system that will lose its prominence in the world of alternative currencies.
WordPress.com, the popular blogging platform, announced Friday that it will now be accepting Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency that is the most widely used virtual currency, as a method of payment.
The Royal Canadian Mint is looking for hackers, software engineers and other computer experts to join the MintChip Challenge. The Mint wants to digitize currency and is asking the public to help create innovative applications. The winners get gold.