Bitcoin

  1. Bitcoin Is Now Legal In California

    June 30, 2014 5:09 PM EDT If you’re a California resident hoping to buy 50 Cent’s next album using Bitcoin, you’re in luck. The most populous U.S. state now recognizes Bitcoin as legal currency, following the approval of Assembly Bill 129 and its subsequent signing into la ...

  2. Mastodon, 50 Cent First Mainstream Acts to Accept Bitcoin Payments

    June 11, 2014 7:08 PM EDT Heavy metal outfit Mastodon has announced it will accept payments in the form of bitcoin for its upcoming album, “Once More ‘Round the Sun.” Related Articles SXSWi: Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz on 'Notoriously Difficult' Music Tech In ...

  3. Meet the Insane Coin Posse: Juggalos Get Their Own Cryptocoins, and Here's How They Work

    April 10, 2014 2:34 PM EDT Whoop whoop! A very tech-savvy Juggalo by the name of Papa Nutt has taken it upon himself to create a cryptocurrency specifically for Faygo-chugging devotees of "the Family" to buy goods and services with*, especially at the upcoming Gat ...

  4. SXSWi: Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz on 'Notoriously Difficult' Music Tech Investments, Bitcoin's Potential, 'Yeezus' (Q&A)

    March 09, 2014 8:57 PM EDT Notorious Difficulties of Business . "It's not about fitting in, it's about standing out." Related Articles SXSW Hub 2014: All Things Intereactive, Film, Music & More Ben Horowitz, Web Luminary and Venture Capitalist, Rele ...

  5. FanDistro Artist Platform to Accept Bitcoins

    February 18, 2014 10:09 AM EST FanDistro, a marketing and sales platform for artists, announced it is accepting bitcoin as payment, becoming one of the first music platforms to jump into the rapidly growing but highly volatile currency. Bitcoin, invented in 2009, is an unregula ...

  6. Judge Says Kanye West Will Likely Win Suit Over 'Coinye'

    January 16, 2014 5:41 PM EST A New York judge says Kanye West's lawyers can do the research necessary to learn the identities of the creators of digital currency called Coinye West. U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres on Thursday granted the "Gold Digger" rapper ...

  7. Kanye West Sues Amazon, Others Over 'Coinye West' Cryptocurrency

    January 14, 2014 2:45 PM EST The "Yeezus" artist says the e-retailer is committing contributory trademark infringement by allegedly enabling websites trading in the digital money. Kanye West is not letting the anonymous, decentralized nature of cryptocurrency get in ...