The Texas Food and Beverage Commission approved bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment for food and alcohol, and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott accepted bitcoin campaign donations.
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange that recently collapsed in Japan has filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection to shield itself from a lawsuit seeking to repay thousands of people whose digital currency is now missing.
No cash? No credit cards? No problem. At a North Texas medical clinic, you can now pay your bill using ones and zeroes. It’s the first clinic in Texas to accept Bitcoins.
It’s an open house of a different kind today at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Visitors are being invited to come by and learn about the Federal Reserve, money and the economy.