In case you thought all the “first” bitcoin transactions had been completed, turns out you were thinking too small. Congratulation Genesis Mining! A few weeks ago they conducted the first bitcoin transaction in space. Continue reading First Bitcoin Transaction In Space
This is the bitcoin address associated with Hal Finney and his now famous first transaction with Satoshi Nakamoto on January 12, 2009.
An Interview with Jeremy Sturdivant aka “Jercos”, the young man who sold two pizzas for 10,000 BTC in what would come to be recognized as the first transaction involving a tangible good or service in bitcoin history. Now recognized as “bitcoin pizza day”.
On May 22, 2010 Laszlo Hanyecz now famously declared success in his four day quest to trade 10,000 BTC for “a couple of pizzas”, posting on a bitcointalk forum page:
“I just want to report that I successfully traded 10,000 bitcoins for pizza. Thanks jercos!”
At the time the transaction was valued at $25. A year later it was $57,700. Continue reading A Living Currency: An Interview With “Jercos”, Party To First Bitcoin Pizza Transaction