AuthorJeran Campanella

I'm a married, self employed husband, father, friend and bitcoin enthusiast from the Monterey Bay. I spend everyday trying to make tomorrow better than yesterday. I look forward to a better future for all people and believe that bitcoin gives us an opportunity to start that future now.

Xapo: Easy Bitcoin Wallet and Secure Vault with a Convenient Debit Card Finally Released

Xapo: Easy Bitcoin Wallet and Secure Vault with a Convenient Debit Card Weeks Away

We have all been waiting and waiting for Xapo's Bitcoin Debit Card and according to Ted Rodgers, the Chief Strategy Officer at Xapo, our wait will soon be coming to an end. In fact, the first shipment of debit cards went out on July 29, 2014, so many of those who pre-ordered, should check their mailboxes this afternoon. The Xapo debit card is the world’s first Bitcoin debit card that is tied to...

iDrive Attempted To Mine Bitcoin with 3000 Servers - That was a Mistake

If you had a business with 3,000 servers, you might try and do the same thing that iDrive recently tried. The one stop solution to all your backup needs decided to take a detour from what they do best to look into the idea of mining Bitcoin. They were curious to see if they were missing out on an untapped revenue stream. They learned some valuable bits of information when they went on their...

Pheeva Bitcoin Wallet App: Interview with CEO of Love Will Inc. - Lamar Wilson

Pheeva iPhone App

I got a Pheeva! And the only prescription is, more Bitcoin. It was just a matter of time until the emergence of some quality bitcoin apps, especially a native app available for the iPhone. I had a chance to talk with Lamar Wilson, CEO of Love Will Inc. about an exciting new bitcoin venture and his wallet app, Pheeva. The app is available now in the App Store and the app publisher is developing...

Jay-Z has 99 Problems and Bitcoin Aint One! The Chicago Sun Times to allow Jay-Z Ticket Sales with Bitcoin

The Chicago Sun Times to allow Jay-Z Ticket Sales with Bitcoin

Chicago Sun-Times to Let Readers Buy Jay-Z, Beyonce Tickets With Bitcoin Chicago Sun Times seems to be embracing Bitcoin. The paper began taking bitcoin for subscriptions last month. A month in which 11% of their new sign-ups were paid for in bitcoin. The paper is going to be running ads with QR codes that will allow its readers to use bitcoin to buy products directly. The first test of this is...

USA Today Uses The Bitcoin Logo To Celebrate FEC Decision

FEC Says Yes, and USA Today Celebrates With a Logo Change The USA Today, the second largest newspaper in the United States celebrated the news that Bitcoin is now approved for political campaign contributions by adding a Bitcoin to its own logo. Not only was the logo from the online edition changed but so too was the logo of the paper edition which is the widest circulated print newspaper in the...

Undoing the Undoable: Bitundo - Doublespending Bitcoins as a Service

One of the many long standing truths about bitcoin is the permanent nature of all send transactions. Once you've hit send, there is no way to stop it. Right? Wrong says new start-up BITUNDO who claims that they can at least attempt to get your errant payment back to the original sender. Yes, contrary to popular belief, your mistakes might not be mistakes forever. Remember that a transaction is...

Bitcoin Miners Might Be Giving Bitcoin A Bad Image

I'm just not a big fan of  "miners" No, not the miners themselves but the word itself may be a negative as bitcoin strives for popularity. The word throws us for a loop by taking us back to the days of gold mining and gold coins. So, naturally, bitcoin must be mined like gold but this clearly is a bad word choice.  The word means physical work, like when they dug gold out of the ground and...

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