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United Way to begin accepting donations in Bitcoin

United Way to begin accepting donations in Bitcoin

15 Sept 2014 / Washington Post – United Way Worldwide announced Monday that it will begin taking donations in Bitcoin, the digital currency. Bitcoin users can now use the currency for donations to the United Way’s Innovation Fund, a part of the United  Way dedicated to updating

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TeraExchange Unveils First U.S.-Regulated Bitcoin Swaps Exchange

TeraExchange Unveils First U.S.-Regulated Bitcoin Swaps Exchange

13 Sept 2014 / Wall Street Journal – A bitcoin derivatives exchange announced that its trading platform had received approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday, paving the way for new tools with which investors and other market participants can hedge risks and take bets

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Coinbase Extends Bitcoin Access to International Customers

Coinbase Extends Bitcoin Access to International Customers

11 Sept 2014 / New York Times – Coinbase is taking its Bitcoin services to Europe in a move that could help expand the virtual currency’s reach. The company, one of the most popular digital wallet providers, said on Wednesday that it was expanding to 13 European

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Bitcoin‘s Popularity Growing Among Indian Students

Bitcoin‘s Popularity Growing Among Indian Students

09 Sept 2014 / Bidness ETC – The notion of using bitcoins received significant enthusiasm in India at a seminar held at the HR College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai last week. The seminar was headed by Vishal Gupta from the Bitcoin Alliance of India, and

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Pay for Uber in Bitcoin . . . Coming Soon

Pay for Uber in Bitcoin . . . Coming Soon

09 Sept 2014 / Wall Street Journal – EBay’s mobile payments division said it will begin processing payments in bitcoin. That means consumers may soon be able to use the virtual currency to pay for Uber rides and Airbnb rooms. Braintree, which is owned by eBay, will

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Braintree Brings One Touch Payments and Will Offer Bitcoin to Developers Soon

Braintree Brings One Touch Payments and Will Offer Bitcoin to Developers Soon

08 Sept 2014 / PayPal Forward – Today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, we announced the general availability of One Touch™ mobile payments with PayPal, the industry’s first and only single touch payment experience on iOS (and in public beta on Android). One Touch with Venmo is also in

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Where To Take A Course On Bitcoin In The US

 Where To Take A Course On Bitcoin In The US

05 Sept 2014 / Bidness ETC – Two of the top-ranked colleges in the US, Duke University and New York University (NYU), have started offering courses on bitcoins (BTC) from this fall onward. NYU had the first class of its bitcoin-based course this week, named “The Law

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Museum accepts Bitcoin currency

Museum accepts Bitcoin currency

04 Sept 2014 / TBN Weekly – ST. PETERSBURG – From the barter system to the American Colonies creating paper IOUs that would become the first governmental paper money – currency has evolved. The evolution continues in St. Petersburg as the St. Petersburg Museum of History recently

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5 Reasons Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin Now

5 Reasons Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin Now

04 Sept 2014 / Entrepreneur – An estimated 80,000 businesses already accept Bitcoin today, and not just as a marketing gimmick. Why not yours? Forward-thinking merchants of all sizes around the world are glomming onto the hot Bitcoin payments trend, many of them to cut costs and

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MIT Students Now Have a Place to Spend Their Bitcoins

MIT Students Now Have a Place to Spend Their Bitcoins

04 Sept 2014 / Boston Magazine – MIT’s Kendall Square bookstore might be the first campus retail shop in the country to accept Bitcoins from students. “In the college industry, to my knowledge, I believe we are,” said Jerry Murphy, president of the The Harvard Cooperative Society, the

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