|Estimated||4236761634 in 56 blks|
|Network total||32646.731 Thash/s|
|Blocks/hour||7.17 / 502 s|
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The convenience stores 7-eleven and bookstores Ghandi accept Bitcoin. Unfortunately just in Mexico, not worldwide. Here is the text translated to english with google translate.
parfuemerie.de, a german online shop for perfumes, started to accept bitcoin. They will even give you a discount of 12% with the code "HappyBitcoin". Perfect for your valentine presents, isn't it?
You can find the release candidate 1 of version v0.9.0 on Github.
The Chicago Sun-Times experiments today with a voluntary paywall. The processing of incoming Bitcoin is performed by BitWall. We wish them good luck and hope, that the paywall continues to be voluntary.
If it is true, what Darius writes, there is another funny story about misunderstanding the system of Bitcoins. The Lithuanian Central Bank warns that Bitcoins is not regulated. So far nothing new. But they are afraid of the risk, that "creators of Bitcoin can disappear with all people's money." Link to original, lithuanian
BTC China reopend the exchange from BTC to yuan despite of the warnings from the People’s Bank of China. This might influence the exchange rates. Also found here.
The Spanish travel agency Destina starts to accept bitcoin from now on. All the offers can be payed with bitcoin, but a few hotels andsome airlines. The exchange rate is based on Bitcoin Best Bid (BBB).
Robert Faiella(BTCKing) and Charlie Shrem (BitInstant.com) got arrested. Both face charges for money laundering.
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