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Paying Student Loans Using Bitcoin and Saving 17%

Education costs

This is not a new Bitcoin service. Rather, a guide to combining two services - Tuition.io and Brawker - for paying student loans using Bitcoin. Tuition manages your student loans and offers payment plans and strategies to minimize interest. Last fall, a new service debuted; the ability to send and receive gift cards for making loan payments. Brawker is a site where users post bitcoins, at up to...

Brawker: Get Paid to Live Entirely on Bitcoin for One Month

People shopping

That is the dream job offer that has been published on Coinality by the American Bitcoin startup Brawker in order to highlight the benefits of its platform and Bitcoin. The startup enables  "sellers" to buy anything that is available on the internet with their bitcoins and sell them to "buyers" who order articles they designate on non-bitcoin accepting websites. Not satisfied with the fact that...

Brawker is Now a Decentralised Bitcoin Exchange

Hong Kong-based Bitcoin startup "Brawker" was launched just last year in late 2013. The service allows users to easily buy anything with bitcoins on a peer-to-peer platform. Brawker served as a centralised escrow to facilitate the exchange of bitcoins and products between users. However, in a recent interview on CCN, Brawker's CEO Cyril Houri told CCN that Brawker would soon become a lot more...

How to Avoid the Amazon Wishlist Scam On Brawker and Who's at Fault

Before I begin, this article is about how Amazon dropped the ball and how Brawker outperformed them. I use Brawker. I love the concept of sites like Purse and Brawker. Their business models are such classic examples of innovation outpacing the establishment. An article on Brawker was something I wanted to do but then the price crashed. Then sidechains and a bunch of other great innovations...

Pay for Anything with Brawker and Bitcoin - Including Parking Tickets

Bitcoin startup Brawker is on a roll. On October 16, the company enabled a New Hampshire-based reddit user "Rossby" score what is a world's first: pay a parking ticket with Bitcoin, and while at it, get a discount in the process too. Brawker is an online marketplace that connects people who want to buy Bitcoin and people who want to buy things with Bitcoin. Brawker allows you to buy anything you...

Brawker CEO Cyril Houri Puts Bitcoin Hating Author in His Place

Every now and then, people try to do their very best to tell people what a farce Bitcoin is. In that process, they often focus on the Bitcoin enthusiasts. Getting them angry seems to be the point of these pointless attacks. CCN knows better than to pay attention to this but, sometimes, the Bitcoin community reacts in such a way that the story becomes worth telling. Meet Jeffrey Robinson. Robinson...

Brawker Promises 7% Cash Back for Any Online Purchase with Bitcoin

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We've written about the huge discounts that are coming for Bitcoin users in the future, but this one sounds a bit too good to be true. A new tech startup named Brawker is looking to match Bitcoin buyers with people who are looking to purchase items online with their bitcoins. The way it works is that a person with a credit card will essentially order a product for someone else over the Internet...

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