PayPal Kinda, Sorta Starts Accepting Bitcoin As Payment But Only For A Very Select Group

PayPal Kinda, Sorta Starts Accepting Bitcoin As Payment But Only For A Very Select Group

A very select group of merchants who use PayPal now have another option when it comes to receiving payments. The digital wallet company will soon offer digital goods sellers the ability to accept bitcoin as payment through its Payments Hub service. [More]

CFPB: Bitcoin, Dogecoin And Other Virtual Currencies Like “Wild West,” Now Accepting Complaints

CFPB: Bitcoin, Dogecoin And Other Virtual Currencies Like “Wild West,” Now Accepting Complaints

Most financial investments come with significant risks and uncertainties. The mostly unregulated world of virtual currency is no different and U.S. regulators are warning consumers of a “Wild West” environment where there may be little to no recourse should things go south with their digital wallets. [More]

Travelers Can Now Use Bitcoin To Book Reservations Through Expedia

Travelers Can Now Use Bitcoin To Book Reservations Through Expedia

Planning a trip? Don’t worry about pulling our your credit card to reserve that hotel room, Expedia is now accepting bitcoin as a form of payment. [More]

In Response To Call For Bitcoin Ban, Congressman Suggests End To Cash

In Response To Call For Bitcoin Ban, Congressman Suggests End To Cash

Last week, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia wrote to the heads of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, FDIC, SEC, CFTC and the Comptroller of Currency to demand a ban of Bitcoin, saying the virtual currency “has allowed users to participate in illicit activity, while also being highly unstable and disruptive to our economy.” Using almost identical arguments, another lawmaker has written the same regulators calling for an end to cash money. [More]

Tragedy Strikes: Facebook And Farmville Make Nice

Tragedy Strikes: Facebook And Farmville Make Nice

Facebook and Farmville and Mafia Wars-makers Zynga were bickering over in-game currency and the social network took a stand that hampered the game publisher’s ability to advertise through pseudo-updated on the site, causing the games to lose millions of players. [More]