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Documentary: The Rise And Rise Of Bitcoin

Documentary: The Rise And Rise Of Bitcoin

21 Oct 2014 / bitcoindoc.com – On October 10th 2014, “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” was officially released worldwide! It has become the #1 documentary on iTunes. You can find out more about the documentary at bitcoindoc.com You can view the documentary on: iTunes Google Play

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Bill Gates: Bitcoin is better than currency

Bill Gates: Bitcoin is better than currency

03 Oct 2014 / City AM – Bitcoin bugs will be pleased to hear that the world’s richest man has had some kind words for the most popular cryptocurrency. In an interview with Bloomberg, Bill Gates said: Bitcoin is better than currency in that you don’t have

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Documentary Bitcoin: Buenos Aires

Documentary Bitcoin: Buenos Aires

24 Sept 2014 / TheProtocal.tv – Filmed over three days at the beginning of July in Argentina, “Bitcoin: Buenos Aires” provides a never before seen glimpse into the heart of the preeminent Bitcoin development center in the world. Set to the backdrop of Argentina’s looming sovereign default,

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Why Bitcoin Is Poised To Win Big In Las Vegas

Why Bitcoin Is Poised To Win Big In Las Vegas

19 Sept 2014 / Fast Company – Las Vegas. Tremendous wagers are commonplace in this town, and have been for decades. Big bets on cryptocurrency–those are a bit more unusual. This explains why a local poker player’s recent investment into bitcoin ATMs has turned so many heads.

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Could Bitcoin Become Scotland’s Official Currency?

Could Bitcoin Become Scotland’s Official Currency?

17 Sept 2014 / Mother Jones – With Thursday’s Scottish independence referendum too close to call, opponents of an independent Scotland have been stressing the would-be country’s lack of a reliable currency. An independent Scotland could either keep using the British pound and lose control of its

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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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Is it loonie to collect your salary in bitcoin?

Is it loonie to collect your salary in bitcoin?

03 Sept 2014 / The Global and Mail – A small but growing – and surprising – number of workers are rejecting Canadian dollar salaries for bitcoin, according to a Waterloo, Ont., payroll firm. Wagepoint CEO Shrad Rao said his firm came up with the cryptocurrency payment

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Igot Launches UAE’s First Bitcoin Exchange

Igot Launches UAE’s First Bitcoin Exchange

30 Aug 2014 / Bidness ETC – Australian-based bitcoin exchange Igot opened its doors to the UAE by launching the first bitcoin exchange in the region yesterday. The company was offered license by the UAE government to operate and has its office located in Dubai. The exchange

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Why Bitcoin is The Best Form Of Money We’ve Ever Seen, with Wences Casares

Why Bitcoin is The Best Form Of Money We've Ever Seen, with Wences Casares

29 Aug 2014 / Big Think – Wences Casares is one of the great technology entrepreneurs of the past 20 years. The son of a Patagonian sheep farmer, Casares has founded and sold several major startups since he launched Argentina’s first ISP in 1994. After selling the

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