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Companies That Accept Bitcoins As Payment

Bitcoin Accepted Here!

Many companies are now seeing Bitcoin, and other virtual currencies (or cryptocurrencies), as valid sources of payment for their products!

The List

1-800-FLOWERS – United States based online floral and gift retailer and distributor
4Chan – For premium services
A Class Limousine – Pick you up and drop you off at Newark (N.J.) Airport
Amazon – An online company that sells almost anything.
Apple’s App Store – Buy music and any app on the Apple AppStore with bitcoins
Badoo – Online dating network
BigFishGames – Games for PC, Mac and Smartphones (iPhone, Android, Windows)
Bing by Microsoft – 2nd search engine to Google
Bitcoin. Travel – a travel site that provides accommodation, apartments, attractions, bars, and beauty salons around the world
Bitcoincoffee – Buy your favorite coffee online
Bloomberg – Online newspaper
Braintree – Research firm
CEX – The trade-in chain has a shop in Glasgow, Scotland that accepts bitcoin
CheapAir – Travel booking site for airline tickets, car rentals, hotels
CoinMama: Buy Bitcoins with Credit Card
Crowdtilt – The fastest and easiest way to pool funds with family and friends
curryupnow – A total of 12 restaurants on the list of restaurants accept bitcoins in San Francisco Bay Area
CVS – A pharmacy shop
Dell – American privately owned multinational computer technology company
Dish Network – An American direct-broadcast satellite service provider
Dream Lover – Online relationship service
Etsy Vendors – Original art and Jewelry creations
Euro Pacific – A major precious metal dealer
Expedia. com – Online travel booking agency
ExpressVPN – High speed, ultra secure VPN network
EZTV – Torrents TV shows provider
Famsa – Mexico’s biggest retailer
Fancy – Discover amazing stuff, collect the things you love, buy it all in one place
Fight for the Future – Leading organization finding for Internet freedom
Fiverr – Get almost anything done for $5
Grass Hill Alpacas – A local farm in Haydenville, MA
Green Man Gaming – Popular digital game reseller
Grooveshark – Online music streaming service based in the United States
Helen’s Pizza – Jersey City, N.J., you can get a slice  of pizza for 0.00339 bitcoin by pointing your phone at a sign next to the cash register
Home Depot – Office supplies store
i-Pmart – A Malaysian online mobile phone and electronic parts retailer
Intuit – an American software company that develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals.
Jeffersons Store – A street wear clothing store in Bergenfield, N.J
Kmart – Retail products store
Lionsgate Films – The production studio behind titles such as The Hunger Games and The Day After Tomorrow
LOT Polish Airlines – A worldwide airline based in Poland
Lumfile – Free cloud base file server – pay for premium services
Mexico’s Universidad de las Américas Puebla – A major university in Mexico
Microsoft – Software company
Mint – Mint pulls all your financial accounts into one place. Set a budget, track your goals and do more
MIT Coop Store – Massachusetts Institute of Technology student bookstore
MovieTickets – Online movie ticket exchange/retailer
mspinc – Respiratory medical equipment supplies store
Museum of the Coastal Bend – 2200 East Red River Street, Victoria, Texas 77901, USA
Namecheap – Domain name registrar
Naughty America – Adult entertainment provider
NCR Silver – Point of sales systems
Newegg – Online electronics retailer now uses bitpay to accept bitcoin as payment
OkCupid – Online dating site
Old Fitzroy – A pub in Sydney, Australia
One Shot Hotels – Spanish hotel chain
Overstock – A company that sells big ticket items at lower prices due to overstocking
PayPal / Ebay – Credit card / payment processor / Auction
Pembury Tavern – A pub in London, England
PizzaForCoins – Domino’s Pizza signed up – pay for their pizza with bitcons
PSP Mollie – Dutch Payment Service
Rakutan – A Japanese e-commerce giant
RE/MAX London – UK-based franchisee of the global real estate network
Reddit – You can buy premium features there with bitcoins
Sacramento Kings – Professional Basketball team out in Sacramental California (NBA)
San Jose Earthquakes – San Jose California Professional Soccer Team (MLS)
Save the Children  – Global charity organization
Sears – Clothing and household products, electronic store
Seoclerks. com – Get SEO work done on your site cheap
SFU bookstore – Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada
Shopify. com – An online store that allows anyone to sell their products
ShopJoy – An Australian online retailer that sells novelty and unique gifts
SimplePay – Nigeria’s most popular web and mobile-based wallet service
Square – Payment processor that help small businesses accept credit cards using iPhone, Android or iPad
State Republican Party – First State Republican Party to accept bitcoin donations
Straub Auto Repairs – 477 Warburton Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706 – (914) 478-1177
Stripe – San Francisco-based payments company
Subway – Eat fresh
Suntimes. com – Chicago based online newspaper
T-Mobile Poland – T-Mobile’s Poland-based mobile phone top-up company
Target – An American retailing company
TechCrunch. com – IT blog
Tesla – The car company
The Libertarian Party – United States political party
The Pink Cow – A diner in Tokyo, Japan
The Pirate Bay – BitTorrent directories
Tigerdirect – Major electronic online retailer
Victoria’s Secret – A lingerie outlet
Virgin Galactic – Richard Branson company that includes Virgin Mobile and Virgin Airline
WebJet – Online travel agency
Whole Foods – Organic food store (by purchasing gift card from Gyft)
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Wikipedia –  The Free Encyclopedia with 4 570 000+ article
WordPress – An online company that allows user to create free blogs
Yachtbase – Croatian yacht charter company
Zappos – Online retailer
Zynga – Mobile gaming

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Bitcoin Experiences an Intense Flow of New Money and Mainstream Attention

Over the past month, mainstream media has given Bitcoin the spotlight due to the digital currency’s recent jumps in value. Multiple news reports featured in prominent publications and on television are saying mainstream investors are flocking to cryptocurrencies in great number.

‘The Laughter is Fading’

Mainstream media is giving Bitcoin a lot of attention because the digital asset’s market value has gained significant value in a short period of time. To put the jump in value into perspective, bitcoin’s price has risen by 87% in just thirty days. Now many broadcasts and publications are reporting on bitcoin nearly every day giving the technology quite a bit of exposure.

Bitcoin Experiences an Intense Flow of New Money and Mainstream Attention
John Bollinger, the inventor of the financial analysis indicator Bollinger Bands, mentions bitcoin to his 11,000 Twitter followers.

Bitcoin can be seen on television as news broadcasts such as Fox, NBC, and CNBC are reporting on the subject regularly. Additionally, the decentralized currency is being featured in editorial publications such as Market Watch, Time Magazine, Forbes, Business Insider, Bloomberg, and the New York Time. For instance, on May 26 the investment news outlet Market Watch headline reads;

Wall Street laughed at a call for bitcoin at $25,000 — but after a 400% surge, the laughter is fading

Bitcoin the Mother of All ‘FOMO Trades’

Bitcoin Experiences an Intense Flow of New Money and Mainstream Attention
IG financial analyst Chris Weston.

More mainstream exposure happened last week as the American socialite and professional poker player, Dan Bilzerian, told his 22.3 million Instagram followers he was buying a lot of bitcoin.

“Just bought a sh*tload of bitcoin — it’s so crazy watching that sh*t f**king go up it’s like… betting a bunch of money on the Super Bowl,” explained Bilzerian.

The well known IG financial analyst Chris Weston also notes the new money flowing into bitcoin is huge. “I genuinely can’t wait to see young tech heads driving down Collins Street in a new Aston, because they had the stones to be able to hold their exposure through what has been an exponential move without ever having taken profit,” explains Weston.

Bitcoin is the mother of all ‘FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) trades’ — Perhaps the fact I am putting so much focus on bitcoin suggests a top has been seen and I am the taxi driver contrarian indicator. We shall see but flows into bitcoin have been huge.

Replacing the USD and a Whole Lot of Smart Money Coming In

Moreover, on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) nightly news brief the host detailed that bitcoin could possibly replace the U.S. dollar. During the newscast, ABC said there is a chance alternative monetary systems like cryptocurrencies can become the next de facto world currency in the future.

Bitcoin Experiences an Intense Flow of New Money and Mainstream Attention
Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) nightly news host says Bitcoin could replace the U.S. Dollar.

Additionally, many investors were quite surprised to hear how much the Boston-based Fidelity Bank, CEO Abigail Johnson liked bitcoin. Fidelity has added Coinbase accounts to their online banking platform, and the firm has been mining bitcoin with 21 Inc. computers as well. Nick Kirk, a former IBM Researcher, explains, “They basically let the world know they are looking at it.”

The smart money is starting to come in now.

Enormous Momentum

These days there is significant interest in cryptocurrencies stemming from Asia and not just from China anymore. India, Japan, and South Korea are starting to become dominant players within bitcoin trading markets. There definitely seems to be a whole lot of money moving towards cryptocurrencies like never before as the entire market capitalization commands a whopping $83 billion. These valuable currencies are also trading over $4.6 billion USD worth of cryptocurrencies daily, and bitcoin is capturing half this share all by itself. Last but not least another mainstream mogul also is very optimistic in regards to bitcoin adoption. The Former anti-virus tycoon John McAfee believes bitcoin’s price velocity will continue to rise.

“Bitcoin has enormous momentum,” McAfee notes.

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Bitcoin’s Price Correction Called in Advance by Analyst

Fibonacci Retracement

Bitcoin's Price Correction Called in Advance by AnalystAn analyst at Forex Analytix, Nicola Duke, uses a method called Fibonacci retracement to analyze the price of bitcoin as well as determine its support and resistance levels.

This popular technical analysis tool is based on the idea that markets will retrace a predictable portion of a move before continuing in the original direction. It looks at the peaks and troughs or rallies and falls of historical bitcoin prices in order to forecast future movements.

“According to Fibonacci analysis, the way bull markets typically work is that you’ll have a pullback that stops when it retraces a key percentage of a previous move higher,” CNBC explains, adding that these key percentages come from Fibonacci Ratios. Examples of key ratios which technical traders like to use are .618, .786, 1.27, 1.618, and 2.618.

Bitcoin’s Price Analysis

Duke’s Fibonacci retracement analysis chart, using Bitstamp weekly prices going back to 2013, was published on Tradingview.com on Thursday.

Bitcoin's Price Correction Called in Advance by Analyst with More Predictions
BTCUSD support levels weekly chart (Photo\Nicola Duke)

She indicated on the chart that $2,283 is the short-term trend support; another support level above that is $2,800. In addition, bitcoin has two major support levels below $2,283. They are $2,145 and the more likely $1750-80. Both are shown on her chart.

In an interview with CNBC on Thursday morning, Duke explained that “wave two” of bitcoin began in the fall of 2013. The price of bitcoin rallied sharply for several months before falling steadily. It bottomed out in January 2015, then began to climb again. Currently, bitcoin is in “wave three”, the publication relayed her findings:

$2,800 could be the level at which bitcoin begins its fall. The price is likely to hit $1,780, but could even fall as far as $1,470.

Duke expects this next wave, which is the fourth, to last 61.8 percent of how long wave two lasted. 61.8 percent is one of the key Fibonacci ratios.

She believes that the rally after the correction would start in January. “We will see the bottom at the start of January, that is when stock markets typically tend to have a correction as well,” she noted, then explained to CNBC that:

After that, there should be a sustained rally to $3,350 and then $4,480 in 2018.

What do you think of this Fibonacci retracement analysis? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Bitcoin Helps Venezuelan Families Avoid Starvation

Bitcoin Saves a Family From Starvation and Gives Them Financial Freedom

Bitcoin Helps Venezuelan Families Avoid StarvationThere have been many reports of people residing in Venezuela turning to bitcoin to hedge against the country’s economic failures. Venezuelans have been using bitcoin because their national currency the Bolivar has been significantly devalued and citizens using the tender are suffering from over 1800 percent inflation. The enthusiast who detailed that bitcoin was saving his family from starvation wanted to let the public to know the potential for the cryptocurrency used in this fashion is way bigger than its use cases in the black market.

“I want to debunk that myth and explain how real the potential for bitcoin is and how it is so much bigger than the black market can ever be,” explains the threads author.

Bitcoin is literally saving my family from hunger and giving them the financial freedom to emigrate in the near future — Thanks to the rising price of Bitcoin and its relative stability (compared to the Venezuelan economy) my family is part of a very small fortunate minority that can afford to help feed their community and also potentially emigrate to another country.

Bitcoin Helps Venezuelan Families Avoid Starvation
Venezuelan citizens waiting in very long lines to purchase food during shortages.

‘Skeptical About Bitcoin but No Other Options Were Available’

The author states that his father lost his air conditioning job some time ago, and his neighbors around him, even the upper class cannot afford food. He explains bitcoin being used by criminals is no different than then when they use cash for illegal activities. “If you take one step back you’ll realize that the possible legitimate uses for bitcoin are far greater than the black market.” In 2014 his family discovered bitcoin but were very skeptical about the digital currency, “but we didn’t have any other options,” the author details.

The post also explains that many people are trading bitcoins underground to acquire either Bolivars or USD to purchase food and living necessities. Furthermore, some Venezuelans are using bitcoin for arbitrage opportunities as well.

Right now I can exchange 1 USD for around 6000 Bolivars. Some clever people have figured out they can sell 1 USD worth of bitcoins for 4500 Bolivars and keep 1500 as profit. They use this money to buy goods and import through towns that border with Colombia.

Many Other Countries May Face the Same Economic Hardships

The interesting post about bitcoin saving the young man’s family was well received by the crypto-community. Additionally, a few other Venezuelans revealed how bitcoin was helping them and the methods they use to convert bitcoin into USD or Bolivars.

Moreover, a couple individuals from the U.S. and other regions said that people from “well off” countries should not assume the economic situation in Venezuela will not happen to their economy. In their opinion Venezuela, Greece, and many other manipulated and centrally planned monetary systems worldwide are simply the first of many to fall.

What do you think about bitcoin helping this family from starvation? Do you believe there are more families around the world using bitcoin as a safe haven? Let us know in the comments below.