Questions on: adoption

In my opinion this knowledge would prompt more people to hold bitcoin and would drive adoption. Before the introduction of HD wallets (HD means Hierarchically Deterministic and these wallets seamlessly and automatically generate a new public key each
There won't many statistics obtained from a psuedonymous digital currency, so unless there is data released voluntarily there is mostly only educated guesses as to how how much bitcoins are used for specific transactions. BitPay, the largest payment
I agree that better client software will inevitably emerge with broader adoption. Concerning the amount of time it takes for a transaction to confirm, I think that you have to distinguish different scenarios in which Bitcoin is taking the place of th
People are definitely spending bitcoins--BitPay Inc processed over 5. 2 Million dollars worth of eCommerce in March 2013, and that was before the full media glut of April. Some excerpts from their blog: This eCommerce activity from merchants selling
I think very big. As of now, it looks like only two outcomes are possible: 1. Bitcoin will fail due to some security issue, catastrophic failure of community, aggressive regulations or outright legislation to make it illegal
I like this question1 - we don't get many big picture questions. How could Bitcoin change the world? A mature digital cryptocurrency could reduce trade barriers and thus increase the rate of productivity dispersion throughout society. As money is a f
Bitcoin was the first, the most well known and thus has the most network effect. The network effect is extremely important and there are examples were better technologies lost to the competition because of the latter's network effect. In addition, be
It could be that this host specifically is getting less connections, although that might not be the case. There has been a similar drop in hashing power and stock price. The most likely cause of this is the lack of press-attention and a low amount of
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Another Finland based company that rents luxury yachts, NAMI, has integrated Bitcoin as a payment option. Miika Toivonen from Luxury Collection by Auto-Outlet has already sold Tesla electric cars and other premium-cars with Bitcoin and is willing to