Monthly Archives: October 2013

Monday 28th October

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $188   Alibaba’s Taobao.com Merchants on China’s version of eBay — Alibaba’s Taobao.com — are starting to accept bitcoins, but the price is really being driven by speculators, says Bobby Lee, the CEO of BTC China (now the worlds largest exchange). “I think the Chinese really look to bitcoin as an […]

Monday 21st October 2013

1 Bitcoin = $182   COMPANIES & SERVICES Airbnb This service allows people to rent out their homes for a couple of days. It offers competitive prices compared to hotels and gets around the whole of the regulatory apparatus, zoning control, union monopolies, and other barriers to entry. Of course, in some states, hotel cartels aren’t […]