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Bitcoin Jacksonville FL

Why is Jacksonville, FL a Cryptocurrency Hotspot?

Jacksonville, FL has become something of a cryptocurrency hotspot over the last few years, with several landmark moments and occurrences strengthening the city’s bond with digital currencies. As far back as 2010, Jax was making history with bitcoin. It was the location of the first-ever bitcoin transaction, something that is commemorated on a plaque at Papa John’s on Atlantic Boulevard. Back then a computer programmer called Laszlo Hanyecz decided he wanted to buy pizza with bitcoin. Action News Jax explains how a resident from the UK sent pizza to his home in exchange for 10,000 bitcoins, worth around $100m in today’s climate. …

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We got connected! Connection Festival 2016

Summer in Florida have it all: the blistering hot sun, torrential rain storms, 100% humidity, and most importantly, fans willing to brave the elements for their love of music. This year’s was no different, as the annual music festival saw its greatest attendance yet.  Hosted by Pauly Shore, a.k.a. the Weasel, and x102.9 fm, the festival featured a wide range of artists from big names to some local favorites including Wu-Tang Clan, Cage the Elephant, Taking Back Sunday, the Bouncing Souls, Against Me!, Big Data, and many more. Pauly Shore kept everyone entertained in-between sets, bantering with both the crowd …

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may, 2022

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