If the thought of tea gets you thinking of British women, fine china and doilies, Tealet might take some getting used to. The Las Vegas startup has built its business so far on the backs of Reddit and Bitcoin, and it hopes to take on Starbucks.
Online food delivery and takeout portal Foodler is now accepting Bitcoin alongside credit cards and cash-on-delivery for orders from more than 17,000 restaurants.
Bitcoin is a complex subject, but an important one. Whether it succeeds or fails, it represents a crucial experiment in using technology to turn our financial system upside-down, and it will have important consequences.