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Bitcoin ASIC manufacturer HashFast facing lawsuits over alleged false advertising

Bitcoin ASIC manufacturer HashFast facing lawsuits over alleged false advertising

01 Jan 2014 – ExtremeTech – A group of Bitcoin miners that bought into the hype surrounding one particular manufacturer, HashFast, are reportedly examining legal options after the company repeatedly failed to deliver on its hardware and is only now beginning to ship products promised in October

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Developers flock to hot APIs for Bitcoin, translation, and stock services

Developers flock to hot APIs for Bitcoin, translation, and stock services

01 Jan 2014 / Venture Beat – Developers have enough to do as they attempt to make their companies’ applications stand out in app stores and even in the world of enterprise software. If they want to add complex features users will dig, like a tool for

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The Year of Bitcoin

The Year of Bitcoin

31 Dec 2013 / RT – Like it or love it, bitcoin has been a constant theme of headlines for the past year, as 2013 marked its coming of age. Last year’s nerd money fad has become this year’s most talked about product. Ultimately, nature abhors a

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Bitcoin miners do not have to register as money transfer services: ruling

Bitcoin miners do not have to register as money transfer services: ruling

28 Dec 2013 / Slash Gear – Bitcoin miner Milly Bitcoin has done a little citizen letter-writing, and the results should make virtual currency miners breathe a sigh of relief. Milly Bitcoin’s mining company Atlantic City Bitcoin last June wrote to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s

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Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges BTCChina & Okcoin Accept BTCC Voucher

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges BTCChina & Okcoin Accept BTCC Voucher

26 Dec 2013 / bitcoinboard.net – The 2 biggest Bitcoin exchanges in China, BTCChina and Okcoin have started to accept the BTCC voucher, as a way to add balance to your account. The voucher can be bought on a few websites, using your bank account. The balance

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Some Alaskans bet on Bitcoin virtual currency

Some Alaskans bet on Bitcoin virtual currency

23 Dec 2013 / Anchorage Daily News – A 4-year-old “virtual” currency called Bitcoin is finding investors around the world, including in Alaska. Bitcoin’s growth has been fueled largely by a handful of ardent believers who see online money as a staple of future commerce. On a

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Here’s what Paul Krugman doesn’t get about Bitcoin

Here’s what Paul Krugman doesn’t get about Bitcoin

23 Dec 2013 / Washington Post – Paul Krugman doesn’t like Bitcoin. He’s taken several swipes at the technology on his blog over the last couple of years. And yesterday he devoted a full column to denigrating the cryptocurrency. He argues that Bitcoin mining, the process where

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Libertarians And Millennials Are Going Crazy Over Bitcoin: What Are They?

Libertarians And Millennials Are Going Crazy Over Bitcoin: What Are They?

23 Dec 2013 / Forbes – Libertarians and Millennials are going crazy over Bitcoin. So what are these Bitcoins, what do they do, what’s the big deal, and why do young people love them so much? The simplest answer is the freedom offered by a currency largely

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How to buy Bitcoin, Litecoin, and DogeCoin

How to buy Bitcoin, Litecoin, and DogeCoin

23 Dec 2013 / Digital Trends – Despite a roller coaster of a week for digital currencies – or perhaps because of it – the world can’t get enough of Bitcoin and its crypto brethren. But thanks to the complex nature of these digital currencies, the barrier

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Disruptions: Betting on Bitcoin

Disruptions: Betting on Bitcoin

22 Dec 2013 / NY Times – This is the story of a $6 million pizza. Two of them, actually. It begins in 2010 — eons ago, in technology time — in Jacksonville, Fla. A software programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz had, to his happy surprise, persuaded someone

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