Bitcoin Fuel Pump, Lifeonbitcoin and other bitcoin world travellers will like this: Bitcoin meets Black Gold

One of lifeonbitcoin's most difficult challenges was finding someone who would take bitcoins for fuel, a bit like the inverse of the petrol dollar and oil-gold. Well, not anymore, as we move on from direct gold-btc trading to btc-fuel pump trading. Bitcoin meets black gold How it works To begin, Schroder explains that users simply remove the fuel nozzle, and a unique bitcoin address will appear on the device displaying the current price of bitcoin per litre of gasoline. From there, users scan the QR code, send their…
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Bitcoin Crosses USD $500 mark, hovers close 3000 CNY/RMB, Life on Bitcoin WSJ Video

takes out 600 edit: oops, forgot the litecoin chart, added it in Bitcoin Roundup for the day. Attended the Singapore Bitcoin Conference 2013 on Friday, have something on that that should be coming out. In the meantime however Bitcoin has broken USD 500 today. Bitcoin only just broke 400 usd mark not so long ago. It hovers just under 3000 CNY, although it may cross that on some exchanges due to currency computations. Otherwise, its another milestone crossed. At the after party of the Conference it was still…
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Bitcoin Travelling Couple on Wall Street Journal and Guardian (updated)

The bitcoin couple managed to travel around the world without using a single dollar or cent of fiat and just used bitcoins have also managed to land themselves into the wall street journal. The bitcoin couple were previously here in Singapore. Want to read about another bitcoin event that happened in Singapore? The Singapore Bitcoin Conference. a tricontinental odyssey taken with his wife, Beccy Bingham-Craig, 29, and a film crew documenting their travails, which started in Provo, Utah. Their mission: to live on bitcoin alone. "It's been consistently…
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Have Bitcoin, will Travel, local english and chinese coverage on Life on Bitcoin’s Bitcoin World Tour and final pitstop in Singapore and roundup

(want to read about the bitcoin conference in Singapore?) Just a few days ago on the friday that has passed (1st of November), the Craig couple (or bitcoin couple) have spent the past 100 days, crossing continents, countries, sovereigns, jurisdictions without spending dollars or fiat. They've made their way from Utah, America to Stockholm, Sweden to Berlin, Germany to Singapore, Singapore. The bitcoin couple's blog: The kickstarter was to pay for the film crew, where they will be handling the documentary of their pretty incredible journey. Proof of…
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