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New Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Other Digital Currencies

New Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Other Digital Currencies

13 Mar 2014 / Voice of America – NEW YORK — The digital currency known as bitcoin, a peer-to-peer form of encrypted payment that exists only virtually, has been clouded recently by incidents of theft and fraud. But two firms, the Ireland-domiciled Perseus Telecom and the New

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Robocoin Spreads Its Bitcoin ATMs Further

Robocoin Spreads Its Bitcoin ATMs Further

12 Mar 2014 / Tech Crunch – Robocoin, the bi-directional Bitcoin ATM, is ramping up its nascent footprint — with launches planned for 10 more global locations. The company said today it will be shipping its first Bitcoin ATMs to two more U.S. locations — Boston and Seattle

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Ars buys bitcoins at one of the country’s only Bitcoin ATMs

Ars buys bitcoins at one of the country’s only Bitcoin ATMs

11 Mar 2014 / ARS Technica – This week, I bought my first bitcoin. Actually, it wasn’t really a “bitcoin” but a tiny fraction of one. At Boston’s South Station, I inserted a dollar bill into one of the country’s only Bitcoin ATMs. In return, I received

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Bitcoin Foundation to Ramp Up Lobbying Efforts

Bitcoin Foundation to Ramp Up Lobbying Efforts

11 Mar 2014 / Wall Street Journal – Bitcoin advocates are pumping up efforts to reach out to governments that are scrutinizing the fledgling virtual currency. The Bitcoin Foundation, a trade group, on Tuesday said that it has hired Jim Harper, an official at the Cato Institute,

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Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales Wants to ‘Play Around’ with Bitcoin

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales Wants to 'Play Around' with Bitcoin

10 Mar 2014 / Wired – Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, is jumping on the Bitcoin bandwagon. In a Reddit post Monday morning, he told Bitcoin users: So I set up a personal account at Coinbase to play around with Bitcoin. I thought I would buy

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Bitcoin finds friendly territory at SXSW

Bitcoin finds friendly territory at SXSW

10 Mar 2014 / Christian Science Monitor – Don’t expect bitcoin’s recent failures to be the end of crypto-currencies. Tech executives and industry professionals at South by Southwest Interactive are steadfast in the belief that virtual currency is here to stay.

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The new gold rush: Bitcoin ATMs are coming

The new gold rush: Bitcoin ATMs are coming

10 Mar 2014 / The Verge – Sebuh Honarchian, a developer from Los Angeles, showed up at the South By Southwest Interactive trade show in Austin, Texas on Saturday because he heard there would be a Bitcoin ATM and he needed to pay rent. He found the

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Big banks jumping on bitcoin bandwagon

Big banks jumping on bitcoin bandwagon

09 Mar 2014 / Marketwatch – Many major Wall Street banks are trying to understand bitcoin, the virtual currency that has gained interest in the last few years, and how it could change the global payment system, say industry experts. “What we have learned is that many

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Why Isn’t Your Business Accepting Bitcoin?

Why Isn’t Your Business Accepting Bitcoin?

09 Mar 2014 / Coindesk – Bitcoin has been blowing up the news lately, mostly with bad press stemming from Mt. Gox’s recent collapse. If you’re a business owner who is considering accepting the digital currency, this may be causing heart palpitations. Despite the temporary market unrest,

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Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

08 Mar 2014 / Inside Higher Ed – Before the University of Puget Sound could accept what has been called the first bitcoin donation to a U.S. university, Sherry Mondou had to clarify a laundry list of concerns. “The risks that came to my mind were: Could

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