Issue #5

Coinbase Offers $10 To College Students

Drawing parallels to the recent MIT initiative, Coinbase is giving $10 to everyone who signs up for their service with a .edu email account. (coinbase.com)

BitReserve and Circle: Bitcoin Sans Bitcoin

Two companies are looking to use the technology underpinning bitcoin, while seeking to deemphasize the currency to their users. (forbes.com)

Latest Statements from Federal Reserve

Recently disclosed documents from a May 9th meeting between the Federal Advisory Committee and the Board of Governors indicate the bank has positive expectations for bitcoin. (coindesk.com)

Nod With Google Glass, Pay With Bitcoin

A new app for Google Glass allows users to pay instantly at any location that accepts bitcoin. (cointelegraph.com)

Winklevoss Twins Say Bitcoin Bigger Than Facebook

In their latest high profile statement, the billionaire investors involved with Facebook’s beginnings claim that bitcoin will be bigger than the social network. (theguardian.com)

Toshiba’s VisualTouch Point of Sale Systems Support Bitcoin

More than 6,000 companies use VisualTouch, all of which can now process bitcoin payments. (cryptocoinsnews.com)

Chicago Sun-Times Featuring Bitcoin Driven Ads

In its latest bitcoin experiment, the newspaper is using ads featuring QR codes to allow readers to connect directly with a ticket exchange for a Jaz-Z and Beyonce concert. (coindesk.com)