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  • Why environmentalists should embrace bitcoin

    Why environmentalists should embrace bitcoin Gabriel Mitchell There’s a very wonderful and inspiring trend of contemporary environmentalists embracing entrepreneurship and technology as a means of promoting eco-sustainability. From indie businesses creating eco-friendly products to government promoted apps detailing population in china, “Eco-Entrepreneurs” are promoting their ideas through creative tech friendly means. Bitcoin, the latest and […]

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  • Bitcoin will increase your life expectancy

    Preserve your wealth in precious metals, consume in bitcoin. Did you know that the dirtiest thing we touch on a daily basis is paper money? Almost 94% of dollar bills contain fecal matter. It has been reported that paper money carries more germs than a household toilet! Unfortunately paper money is a welcoming environment for […]

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  • Battle inflation with bitcoin

    “By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes Preserve your wealth in precious metals and consume in bitcoin. Did you know that you receive a 3% discount when you spend bitcoin at many places? One of the beautiful benefits […]

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  • Free Bitcoin with one ounce or more of gold

    For the entire month of May we are offering $1 in Bitcoin and assistance in setting up a Bitcoin wallet with every purchase that includes one ounce of gold. This special giveaway is only for traditional paying customers. (sorry Bitcoiners!) How to create a Bitcoin Wallet Tips on opening a Hive Bitcoin Wallet Starting today, […]

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    Setting Up Your First Bitcoin Wallet

    Like any new technology, getting into bitcoin can be intimidating. With the right tools, however, you can set yourself up to start receiving and sending bitcoin within a few minutes! To start, you need to get a bitcoin wallet. A wallet is a software program that holds the information necessary to access, send, and receive your […]

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  • Amagi Used in BitPay Study of Bitcoin Behavior

    Click on the image (or here) to enlarge to the entire infographic. Thank you BitPay for highlighting our involvement and performance in Bitcoin. We are proud to be one of your top merchants. Check out some trends from Bitcoin to gold/silver in 2014: “Furthermore, contrary to popular belief, gold is no longer the major precious […]

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  • Wall Street in Bitcoin

    Is Wall Street Dangerous for Bitcoin?

    Patrick Byrne, the CEO of Overstock.com, is greatly respected by many in the Bitcoin community. His company started accepting bitcoin relatively early (January 2014) and was the largest to do so at the time. Byrne is also well known for exposing a great deal of Wall Street corruption. This WIRED article calls him Bitcoin Messiah […]

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    Capitalizing Bitcoin: The Grammatical Way

    Is Bitcoin the same thing as bitcoin? Not necessarily. While the difference is by no means definite or official, there are some general guidelines that most writers in the Bitcoin community tend to agree on. The AP Stylebook explains the two terms fairly well. “Bitcoin is a digital currency. As a concept, Bitcoin is capitalized. […]

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  • Bitcoin and Wall Street

    Bitcoin Gains Wall Street Support

    Two important announcements were made this week that indicate a growing relationship between the bitcoin sector and the more traditional financial markets of Wall Street. On Monday, Tera Group announced their employment of a new Advisory Director, Duncan Niederauer, formerly the CEO of the New York Stock Exchange. Then early Tuesday morning, Nasdaq announced that […]

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    Mysterious Bitcoin Company, 21, Scores $116m

    21 Inc. is a mysterious bitcoin company that has raised more capital than any other business in the digital currency space. It was founded in 2013 by Matthew Pauker and Balaji Srinivasan, who say their main goal is to facilitate mainstream bitcoin adoption. Despite the fact that the general public still does not know exactly […]

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    Publicly Traded Bitcoin Fund Coming Soon

    Bitcoin Magazine is reporting that the Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT) is on track to become the world’s first publicly traded bitcoin fund, thanks to approval from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. While it will not technically be an exchange-traded fund (ETF), a loophole will allow the fund’s shares to be sold publicly after they have […]

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  • BTER

    Crypto Exchange BTER Hacked

    A Chinese cryptocurrency exchange, BTER, has reportedly suffered a loss of 7,170 bitcoins due to a hacked cold wallet. That’s roughly $1.75 million at current exchange rates. The service’s website has been replaced with a simple landing page that describes the situation. The text provides a link to the bitcoin transaction in which the coins […]

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    Why The Sacramento Kings Bit

      Those who are familiar with Sacramento, California’s state capitol know that the city in the midst of an economic resurgence. As a resident there during the height of the “Great Recession” I, like many, believed that “SacTown,” as it is affectionately known, had bit the “economic” dust. So lets call this a bit of […]

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    Bullion for Sale via Bitcoin ATM

    At Amagi Metals, we started selling precious metals in exchange for bitcoin years ago. We greatly respect both assets, and accepting bitcoin has been part of our constant effort to provide an innovative, valuable, and convenient customer experience. Quantified Assets, a dealer in Singapore, is now using a modified Lammasu bitcoin ATM to offer a […]

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  • Decentral Talk Live Interview

    Thanks, Ethan Wilding for having us on your show to talk about Amagi’s path to Bitcoin and our passion behind this adoption. Check out the full interview and share it in your networks. If you’d like to book Stephen Macaskill on your show to discuss Bitcoin and sound money, reach out to [email protected]

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    New York’s BitLicense Proposal REVISED

    On Wednesday, February 4, a new version of New York’s BitLicense proposal was made public by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). The collection of potential regulations was conceived by the department’s superintendent, Benjamin M. Lawsky, in 2013 and is designed to allow the state to oversee any businesses that use virtual currency. […]

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    3.5k+ Potential Bitcoin Merchants

    The IBTimes UK reported today that the world’s largest bitcoin payment processor, BitPay, has solidified a partnership with Adyen, another global payment processor. This move will enable the more than 3,500 merchants currently using Adyen to easily begin accepting bitcoin payments. Among these potential adopters are some huge names like Facebook and Spotify. “UK-based games […]

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    The BITCOINization Of Retail

    The gold standard of any successful retail business occurs when there is a steady flow of both new customers and repeat business. Yet many business owners are as creative as a deflated ball when it comes to engaging new and innovative systems for boosting profits. Enter the world of Bitcoin. Despite ongoing media pontifications about […]

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    Credit Card and Bitcoin Security

    Credit card and bitcoin security is on the mind of many. That fact was reinforced for me during a conversation I had with an enterprising young man at a Denver coffeehouse as I was writing this blog post. He recounted a story of how his debit card had recently been hacked, draining his bank account […]

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    New Bitcoin Page is LIVE!

    We are so excited to publish the newest educational page to our site: “What is Bitcoin?” Feel free to use this as resource for new comers, friends and family, or for yourself, to gain an understanding of the new technology that is changing the way we see money, commerce, and communication. This new page features the […]

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    BTC as Legal Tender in California

    California’s recent move to become the first U.S. state to officially approve the use of Bitcoin and other digital currencies came as a shock to many. True to its long held reputation as the global trendsetter for technology innovation and market disruption, this ambitious move by the Golden State was a shot in the arm […]

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    Amagi Pays Entire Staff with Bitcoin

    Contact: [email protected] Denver, CO 1-1-15 – Bitcoin-friendly Amagi Metals announced today that its entire staff will voluntarily accept a portion of individual employee paychecks in Bitcoin in 2015 through a new service called Bitwage. CEO of Amagi Metals Stephen Macaskill said the company is taking this action to advance its ability to function fully in […]

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  • Video Tutorial: How to pay with Bitcoin

    Bitcoin provides a fast, cheap, and secure way to make your online payment at Amagi Metals. Here is a short video to walk you through the process. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable staff: [email protected]

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    Amagi Metals Partners with GoCoin to Process Altcoins at Checkout

    Now accepting Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin payments Denver, CO – 12/18/2014 – Global eCommerce precious metals dealer Amagi Metals today announced a partnership with GoCoin allowing customers to safely and efficiently trade Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin for gold and silver. GoCoin is the first payment solution designed to process bitcoin and emerging altcoins at checkout. […]

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    Microsoft Now Accepting Bitcoin

    While the list of merchants is constantly growing everyday, it’s important and exciting to see some of the biggest names in technology game joining the Bitcoin community. Today Microsoft announced it will be accepting Bitcoin for its mobile content and Xbox games, music, videos and more. Video gaming and Bitcoins have worked well together thus […]

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    Ask Megan: How much precious metal and Bitcoin should I own?

    While I am no financial advisor, I can share my thoughts on this topic. You see…PM’s and BTC are very different in the land of savings. Let me define my view on PM’s and BTC separately: Precious Metals have been one of the best ways to preserve one’s wealth. They have been used as money for […]

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    Silk Road 2.0 Shut Down

    The Feds strike again at the “darknet”, commerce site Silk Road. All the controversy lies in the illegal substances sold over the website, but Bitcoin has also been getting a bad name from the deal. Bitcoin has made it easy for drug dealers and buyers to anonymously purchase and sell drugs around the world. Today, […]

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    Bitcoin Black Friday

    You won’t be trampled by crowds on November 28th, while picking up all your shopping needs with your favorite cryptocurrency! Amagi Metals is happy to join Bitcoin Black Friday as a sponsor for this year’s events! Here’s what the organizers are saying: What is Bitcoin Black Friday? If you weren’t around last year or didn’t […]

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    New Bitcoin ATM at Amagi Metals

    Customers now have access to our Bitcoin ATM during showroom hours!  October 30, 2014 – Amagi Metals in conjunction with XB Teller has installed a gorgeous Bitcoin ATM in the front showroom of our office building located at 7100 Broadway, Suite 1N in Denver. In August of this year, Amagi Metals announced the plan to no […]

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  • New Decentralized Proof-Like Round for Pre-Order

    Amagi Metals is proud to announce the new 1 OZ Decentralized Proof-Like Round is now up for Pre-Order. This rad coin by SSSB tips its hat to the world of cryptocurrency and the movements of decentralization. Buy with Bitcoin (or any of our currently available payment options) and show you support for decentralized currency today!

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  • Bitcoin Guru Schools Canadian Senate

    The Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met on October 8th and hosted Andreas Antonopoulos to dissect and learn about Bitcoin. Andreas recently released his book, “Mastering Bitcoin”, he has also opened numerous Bitcoin businesses and organizations. He sat at the head of the table in the Canadian Senate and was addressed for almost two […]

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    Bitcoin and Higher Education

    Education in the United States is in a troubled time. Recent graduates in 2014 have seen the highest ever average student debt of about $33,000. Unemployment rate of the highly educated has increased radically in the past ten years. With all these issues, the market is naturally searching for new alternatives to the standard university […]

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  • Jeffrey Tucker Interview: The Blockchain

    Read “The Knowledge Problem” at Freeman.org. Thanks Jeffrey Tucker for your time and lovely interview scratching the surface of the Blockchain’s capabilities.

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  • Interview with Bix Weir: Gold manipulation, DTCC, and Bitcoin

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  • Support Bitcoin-Friendly Banks

    We just caught word yesterday that our newest bank account is now our newest ex-bank account. As you may know, Bank of the Worst (West) shut down our bank account last year because we accept Bitcoin. We opened an account with a small Colorado bank, First Bank, and worked with them for nearly a year, […]

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  • Defending Bitcoin in the Precious Metals World

    We read an article on the American Hard Assets website with several misconceptions about bitcoins and economics. Many of the fallacies that the author has about bitcoin are also misconceptions that people have about gold and silver, so we were surprised to see this article in a precious metals magazine. I wanted to address these […]

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  • What Crypto Exchange do you use?

    After the failure of Mt. Gox, an opportunity came about for strong exchanges, with great business foundations to take its place as the top Bitcoin exchange in the marketplace. We’d like to know where people started heading after Mt. Gox shut down…or were you never using Mt Gox to begin with? Share with us by […]

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    Jimmy Fallon, We Have a Bitcoin Waiting for You!

    In case you didn’t know, Jimmy Fallon isn’t just a comedian, nor was he craving stardom from childhood. Believe it or not Fallon spent his first three years of college studying Computer Science and has said many times that his dream job back in the 90’s was to work for IBM (following in his father’s […]

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  • Amagi Metals no longer the only metals dealer in the $10M Bitcoin Sales Club!

    Precious Metals Dealers Leading the Way in Bitcoin Sales It has come to our attention that another company has joined Amagi Metals in the $10 Million Bitcoin Sales Club!  Thanks to the vibrant crypto-community, Bitcoin retailers have been revered over the past six months as revolutionaries aiding the way for widespread adoption. So, congrats Agora […]

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    Jared Polis (D-CO) suggests regulators take “immediate action” on the dollar bill…

    …why, because the dollar has facilitated many illicit and dangerous activities in the past. In his approach to take a satirical dig at Congress’ reasonings for Bitcoin regulation, the Democrat from Colorado, Jared Polis catches major headlines while he points out the false arguments made against the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Rep. Polis spends a lot of […]

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    Much News: Amagi Metals Now Accepting Litecoin and Dogecoin!

    Contact:[email protected] 1-800-882-8496 ext 107 AmagiMetals.com For immediate release – 02/20/14 Wow shinies! Much crypto! For those that aren’t fluent in “Doge language”, let me translate…we’ve now expanded our cryptocurrency horizons! Amagi Metals is now accepting Litecoin and Dogecoin as payment for silver and gold. You’ll see these new payment options as you proceed to the […]

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  • Bitcoin Users Outraged by Apple iPhone Ban

    Without warning, Apple deleted the bitcoin wallet app Blockchain from its App Store in early February. Following earlier actions by Apple in deleting other bitcoin wallet apps, users of iOS devices are now without a way to engage in bitcoin transactions on their mobile devices. While Apple has been silent on the specific reasons for […]

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  • A Brief History of Bitcoins

    By now you’ve probably heard of bitcoins. If you haven’t, you will because bitcoins are becoming a hot topic and a popular currency among the cyber-elite. But what exactly are they, and how do they work? Long ago (2008) and far away (in Japan, maybe…or maybe not) a mysterious wizard named Satoshi Nakamoto (or Neal […]

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