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  • Safello Helps Charities Accept Bitcoin For Free

    thenextweb.com 18 Aug '14, 7am

    Swedish Bitcoin exchange, Safello , has launched a free service that allows charities to receive Bitcoin for free. The new donation service is available in limited form and offers charities custom campaign pages that act in a similar way to Kickstarter but use Bitcoin to contribute an...

  • Retailer Newegg Expands in Asia and Europe

    thenextweb.com 13 Aug '14, 4am

    Online US electronics retailer Newegg has expanded its footprint in Europe and moved into Asia, after launching localized sites in India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland and Singapore. The company — which is one of the largest retailers to accept Bitcoin — is already operati...

  • eBay Reportedly In Talks to Accept Bitcoin at Braintree

    thenextweb.com 15 Aug '14, 5am

    eBay has been working to integrate the acceptance of Bitcoin into its subsidiary Braintree , the Wall Street Journal reports , though eBay and PayPal won’t be accepting Bitcoin initially. The WSJ cites sources as saying that PayPal officials have met with Bitcoin companies including C...

  • Retailer Newegg Expands in Asia and Europe

    thenextweb.com 13 Aug '14, 4am

    Online US electronics retailer Newegg has expanded its footprint in Europe and moved into Asia, after launching localized sites in India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland and Singapore. The company — which is one of the largest retailers to accept Bitcoin — is already operati...

  • Wikimedia Now Accepting Bitcoin Donations

    thenextweb.com 30 Jul '14, 5pm

    The Wikimedia Foundation announced that it will now accept Bitcoin donations . The foundation will use Bitcoin exchange Coinbase to convert the virtual currency to US dollars. The foundation had been asked by its member to accept the crypto-currency and after a careful review of how t...

  • Blockchain’s Bitcoin wallet returns to App Store after being pulled by Apple

    Blockchain’s Bitcoin Wallet Returns to the App Store

    thenextweb.com 28 Jul '14, 5pm

    Bitcoin fans who had previously been managing their cryptocurrency via an iOS device were dealt a blow when Apple removed what was claimed to be the last remaining Bitcoin wallet app from the iTunes Store. Blockchain , the two-year-old app that had garnered more than 120,000 users on ...

  • These high tech sneakers commemorate the 45th anniversary of the moon landing

    High Tech Sneakers Celebrate 45 Years Since Moon Landing

    thenextweb.com 17 Jul '14, 6am

    How far mankind has come since the first landing on the moon on July 20, 1969 — so much so that to celebrate the achievement, Snapchat is playing a key role in marketing a unique new pair of sneakers. On July 20 2014, 45 years after contributing to the Apollo 11 mission, General Elect...

  • WeChat lets you book taxis directly in-app with Easy Taxi partnership, starting with Singapore

    You Can Now Book Taxis Directly in WeChat with EasyTaxi

    thenextweb.com 16 Jul '14, 5am

    We have already known for some time that WeChat is gradually evolving into much more than just a messaging service by offering a Facebook-like feed, games, as well as brand outreach via official accounts, but now it is stepping up its ante by providing services. WeChat users can now b...

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