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2014-06-11 12:33:05

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com® (Nasdaq: EXPE), the world's largest full service online travel site*, today announced it is now accepting bitcoin as a form of payment for hotel purchases. Offering travelers another way to book online, customers can now shop from the world-class inventory of a vast array of hotels available on Expedia.com, and for the first time ever beginning today, easily pay for their hotel accommodations using bitcoin....

2014-03-11 04:22:48

Big Fish First Video Game Company on Coinbase's 25,000 Merchant Roster SEATTLE, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer of casual games, is partnering with Coinbase, an international secure bitcoin wallet, to give Big Fish online customers a new, safe and convenient way to buy games and in-app purchases with bitcoin. -- All Big Fish online games can now be purchased directly from Big Fish with bitcoin....

CoinBase Raises 25 Million
2013-12-12 14:42:57

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The cloud-based BitCoin wallet service Coinbase just added $25 million to its bankroll - and this is real currency. A dealer of Bitcoin currency, the company has now received a total of $31 million in venture capital funding, according to a post on their blog detailing the transaction. The investment was led by Andreessen Horowitz, but existing investors Union Square Ventures and Ribbit Capital also participated in the series B round...

2013-08-29 23:32:46

eGifter, the social gifting company, and Coinbase, the international wallet that allows you to buy, use and accept Bitcoin currency, announced today that they have partnered to add Bitcoin payments as an option on the eGifter application, opening up more than 100 brands of eGift cards to Bitcoin users. Melville, NY and San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 eGifter, the social gifting company, has partnered with Coinbase as their Bitcoin payment provider. The partnership will enable...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'