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Shopify's BitPay integration is one of the easiest ways to start accepting Bitcoin payments online and it's how we do it here at Bitgear.

Shopify is a fully hosted commerce solution that makes creating an online store super easy – even if you don't know how to code. BitPay is a payment gateway that integrates with Shopify and allows you to accept Bitcoin payments on your Shopify store which you can keep in Bitcoin or have converted into other currencies. 

The Bitcoin community is still relatviely small but they love to support businesses that accept and promote Bitcoin so adding it as a payment option to your site could allow you tap into a new audience of buyers. 

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Despite all the mainstream media attention surrounding Bitcoin, it remains a confusing concept for many people.

As soon as words like "cryptocurrency", "decentralized" and "peer-to-peer" start to get thrown around, you can see people's eyes start to glaze over. 

The thing is, once you wrap your head around Bitcoin, you begin to realize that it's not that complicated after all – and, it's really, really cool. 

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Mark Karpeles from Mt.Gox originally posted this on June 20, 2011 on the Mt. Gox support forums before the site was taken down. Here it is in it's entirety. The bitcoin will be back to around 17.5$/BTC after we rollback all trades that have happened after the huge Bitcoin sale that happened on June 20th near 3:00am (JST). One account with a lot of coins was compromised and whoever stole it (using a HK based IP to login) first sold all the coins in there, to buy those again just after, and then tried to withdraw the coins. The $1000/day withdraw...

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A comedic look at what Bitcoin is :)

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Welcome to Bitgear! We're excited to launch and bring beautifully designed bitcoin t-shirts to the bitcoin community.  The crypto-currency revolution is underway and what better way to show your support for the bitcoin movement than by snagging a tee?  Right now we are launching with five designs with plans to add more down the road. All of our shirts are made on 100% jersey cotton American Apparel t-shirts. These are the softest shirts in the world and we know you're going to love how they feel.  If you have any feedback on our shirts we would love to hear it...

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