On the 5th of April, the O2 also known as the North Greenwich Arena in London will host the first Bitcoin Fight Night in history. The goal is to bring the Bitcoin community and martial arts together. The event will include an 8 man K-1 kick boxing tournament. The winner will receive prize in Bitcoin equivalent to 5,000 British pounds.
On 24th March Gyft has officially announced that their gift cards are now accepted in shopping venues of the Walmart Company, including the discounter Sam’s Club. The arrangement palpably increases the amount of venues accepting Bitcoin and the variety of products to be exchanged for the virtual asset.
Bitcoin promoters and enthusiasts often mention among the basic virtues of the currency libertarian principles, mercy, giving a hand to those in need and support of good deeds. It is dramatic when it comes to testing of these characteristics, as often charity and donations are able only to reduce the pain, physical or mental, for some short time.
Cointelegraph has already reported on the occasion of Bitcoin receiving its personal and particular smell in form of BitCologne. Today, we are glad to present the fact that the most famous and favorable cryptographic coin is able to inspire creation of fine art, literature and other forms of masterpieces.
Exactly in 72 days the Central European Bitcoin Expo of 2014 is going to be launched. The planned event will be open for visitors for two days – the 31st of May and 1st of June, exactly on the shift between spring and summer. The conference claims to be the first to introduce the ideas of Bitcoin to the Central Europe.
After rough criticism and declarations of war from the Two-Bit Idiot, P.J. Delaney without hiding the identity tried to compartmentalize the responsibilities, faces and perspectives of the Bitcoin Foundation. As the first warrior promised to reveal something that might revolutionize the online environment, Delaney has done his best to observe the situation from various angles being outside the system.
If we reject to use the term “speculation” in the case of Mt.Gox, then the details scraped up by hackers and hobby detectives definitely can be called so. The officially approved facts state that Mt.Gox collapsed leaving not serviced customers with lost funds. The assumptions, estimations and hypotheses provide more information that any official spokesperson.
The cryptographic environment has seen many implementations of online matters in real life. Pendants, smartphone cases and other items carrying the Bitcoin logo, paper wallets and hardware comprising virtual funds are all kinds of physical presences of the currency in the everyday life. Education and information acquisition is mostly completed online, but some activists from the US are going to access the part of society free from virtual bonds.
In case You have some brilliant idea and capable to develop the corresponding product that can be touched, used and distributed – then You should have went to the Texas Bitcoin Conference. This year David Johnston offered 1 million dollars as a reasonable reward for the winners of the competition. Read more about one of the most interesting Bitcoin events from North America.