I’m hearing so much good news about the growth & future of Bitcoin these last few weeks that I’m fully convinced that bitcoin has reached the critical mass it takes to ensure success. The mind boggles at how much good news is churning out each day in fact and how this news is going to effect the price of bitcoin… But then I start to wonder, why hasn’t the upward surge started yet?
The answer must be that only hardcore bitcoiners are hearing this stuff so far… The mainstream public is still trying to just wrap their heads around what bitcoin is, and frankly just isn’t ready to understand the significance of all these investments, laws, new services, and new vendors. That, and I probably don’t speak the language where most of the bitcoin news is being reported. Continue reading →
Foodler wins the race as first large-scale restaurant service to take Bitcoin
I’m an android guy myself, and can’t get the Foodler app on my phone, (for now at least) but on iPhones, Foodler is king for restaurant delivery orders.
I just browsed their website and saw an extremely impressive array of restaurants across the united states, all set up to take orders directly through this app or their website. They have many payment options too, including their own “Foodler credits” which appear to be US Dollars just like paypal.
However, with today’s announcement, Foodler wins the long-standing contest in many people’s minds to become the first major food retailer to offer meals for bitcoin. For years there have been many single restaurateurs like local mom-and-pop shops to accept bitcoin in their one location, but no one can live off of one single restaurant alone. Continue reading →