As Bitcoin grows in popularity, more use cases for the cryptocurrency pop up every day. This time, an Australia-based startup has created a service that allows citizens in the country to pay their household bills with Bitcoin. Paying Bills with Bitcoin Dubbed the Living Room of Satoshi, the Australian startup allows users to pay their bills with Bitcoin by entering the details of the payment, choosing a payment system (bank account or BPay) and sending
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Mozilla, the team behind the well-known Firefox browser, recently announced that it was including Bitcoin as one of the many ways people can choose to support the organization. Mozilla is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting openness, accessibility, and innovation on the Web. It seems that a lot of Mozilla supporters demanded the ability to donate using bitcoin; Mozilla added a bitcoin payment button to its primary donations form after receiving numerous requests from donors. Also read: ShapeShift.io
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In New Jersey, two legislators have brought a bill to the state legislature (A4478) that will create a regulatory framework for Bitcoin-related companies. Both the legislators and some in the Bitcoin community have touted the bill as a positive step towards bringing the cryptocurrency to the mainstream. Also read: 12charge Allows You to Pay for Utilities and More With Bitcoin A4478, alternatively titled the “Digital Currency Jobs Creation Act,” was introduced with the purpose of
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At least three states in the US may soon allow bitcoin to be used to pay taxes. The State of New Hampshire, New York and Utah have been considering introducing a bill that would make this possible. Each of these states have come up with their own slightly different versions on why this could be a great option and what would be the benefits.
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The Loudermilk Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia is slated to host the 2015 Bitcoin Consumer Fair on the April 18. The event is geared towards consumers and merchants who are interested in expanding the use of bitcoin in the Atlanta area, as well as those interested in working on the business and technology side of Bitcoin. Also read: Bitcoin and The World Money Fair in Berlin The purpose of the fair is to bring together consumers, merchants and
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RE/MAX is one of the best known real estate brands in the world. Recently the RE/MAX London delegation has announced it was starting to accept bitcoin as a payment method for property rentals. The company entered into a partnership with an equally recognized payment processor, the GoCoin platform. GoCoin will deliver a fast a secure service that will relieve RE/MAX of the volatility risk involved with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
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