OneBit App to Enable Bitcoin Wherever MasterCard PayPass is Accepted

OneBit App to Enable Bitcoin Wherever MasterCard PayPass is Accepted
7-onebit Self-described serial entrepreneur Toby Hoenisch has been making the rounds this morning, promoting his new start-up, OneBit, which proclaims a radically new paradigm for Bitcoin: the ability to spend it anywhere MasterCard's PayPass terminals …
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Severed head found in suspected French Islamist attack
SAINT-QUENTIN FALLAVIER – A delivery man with known Islamist connections beheaded his boss and left the body, daubed with Arabic writing, at the site of a U.S.-owned gas factory in southeast France before trying to blow up the complex. The assailant …
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Olly Murs says he would only replace Dermot O'Leary on the X Factor if
“I always joked with Simon at the time that when the viewing figures on The X Factor were going down a little bit, mine and Caroline's Xtra Factor ratings were soaring.” So does the presenter role appeal more than being a judge? Olly answered: “It is …
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Latest ASICMiner News

Coinbase and Shift Payments Introduce a Visa-branded Bitcoin Debit Card That
Finally, the original creator of the ASIC miner, Avalon, announced that it was releasing its latest miner, the Avalon6, which would contain the new A3218 mining chip. Each miner would be able to generate 3.65 TH/s of hashing power. While these new …
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We must regulate Bitcoin because…..?
We can fill in that “….” with whatever we want of course. For Bitcoin enables (despite whatever other fragilities we might think it has) people to transfer money around, do business, trade, without the intervening hand of the State. And that will …
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Exclusive 1st Review: Bitmain Antminer S7, 4.8+ th/s Using Only 1250 Watts

Exclusive 1st Review: Bitmain Antminer S7, 4.8+ th/s Using Only 1250 Watts
Bitmain recently announced the Antminer S7 specs using their new BM1385 ASIC. This step is a big one, as the S7 is shipping to anyone around the worl — from small home miners to large data centers. Many other manufacturers are only using in-house or …
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Alpha Technology Announces First Ever Litecoin ASIC Miner
You may have heard of the recent Bitcoin millionaires and missed out. If your joining the race now, Litecoin is the way to go! Manchester, UK-based Alpha Technology has announced it will start developing the first purpose-built ASIC mining hardware for …
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BitPay Processes Million in March, Eclipses Silk Road
In the meantime two other major ASIC producers, Avalon and ASICMiner, have also started hashing, and are partially responsible for raising the network hashpower from 20 TH/s to 55 TH/s over the past three months (the other contributing factor being the …
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CoinTerra Announces Spot Price for TerraMiner IV

CoinTerra Announces Spot Price for TerraMiner IV
CoinTerra, a popular ASIC Bitcoin mining hardware company, announced that it will be doing spot price for its TerraMiner IV hardware. This means that according to how the Bitcoin market fares, the price of TerraMiner IV will either increase, decrease, …
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Cointerra's 500 Gigahash per chip bid to change ASIC market
Cointerra promises the smartest chip design and the best price-performance ratio we've yet seen in the ASIC market. But can customers afford to wait for it? The ASIC mining business was all about getting to market first, and we have seen some …
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NYC Bitcoin Center Now Selling CoinTerra Bitcoin Mining Hardware
“We are delighted that CoinTerra, America's leading Bitcoin mining hardware company, has chosen Bitcoin Center NYC, America's premier Bitcoin retail showcase as the first physical location to sell the TerraMiner IV from stock,” said Nick Spanos, who …
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Latest Spondooliestech News

Symbiont Raises .25M Seed Funding from Former NYSE CEO for 'Smart Securities
In an attempt to create one of the world's first publicly traded bitcoin transaction verification companies, Bitcoin Shop, Inc. (BTCS) and Spondoolies-Tech, Ltd. have announced that they are in the process of merging. By merging, BTCS, which recently …
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Bitmain Announces Launch of Next-Generation Antminer S7 Bitcoin Miner
For example, Bitcoin Shop (BTCS) announced that it would be merging with Spondoolies-Tech, which would give BTCS access to Spondoolies' latest miner to give it a competitive advantage. Bitmain, on the other hand, continues to sell its hardware to the …
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Bitcoin firm BTCS and tech start-up Spondoolies seal definitive merger agreement
BTCS Inc (OTCMKTS:BTCS), formerly known as Bitcoin Shop, today announced the signing of a share purchase agreement with Israeli tech start-up Spondoolies-Tech Ltd. Under the agreement, Spondoolies will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of BTCS …
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Latest Avalon Bitcoin News

How to see the 'Star of Bethlehem'
The planets Venus and Jupiter rise in the east in this view from the United Methodist Churh on Rt 47 in Green Creek, Middle Township. Venus and Jupiter are in close conjunction this late October, giving rise to the speculating this is a repeat of the …
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Apple's record fourth quarter: What the analysts are saying (updated)
Neil Cybart, Above Avalon: iPhone Upgrade Program: A Big Deal. Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program and the much broader topic of new annual iPhone upgrade plans were the highlight of the call. While analysts were trying to get clues from Cook in terms of …
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Homeless woman's story began long before Facebook video
Emily Baccari walks along Atlantic Avenue in Atlantic City, Thursday Oct. 29, 2015. Baccari is the victim of an unprovoked attack in Brown's Memorial Park, captured on video that became viral. She plans to press charges against the assailant. Brown …
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CoinTerra Ships 1000th Miner, Powers 6% of Bitcoin Network

CoinTerra Ships 1000th Miner, Powers 6% of Bitcoin Network
CoinTerra has good reason to break out the champagne today. The Texas-based mining outfit has announced the shipment of its 1,000th mining rig and it claims that CoinTerra hardware is now powering 6% of the Bitcoin network. The company says that over …
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Austin digital currency company raises new capital
CEO Ravi Iyengarwas was previously the lead central processing unit architect at Samsung Corp. and held senior design positions at California-based Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC), according to the CoinTerra website.
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