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‘Countries and govts can’t ban or limit the impact of Bitcoins’

'Countries and govts can't ban or limit the impact of Bitcoins'

15 Apr 2014 / India Times – It takes a patient man to stand up to the much touted and often damaging impatience of dealing in Bitcoins. There is a wintry outlook to the fate of Bitcoins, but insiders argue the digital currency is here to stay

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Bitcoin Believers Say It’s Poised for Rebound Once Dust Settles

Bitcoin Believers Say It’s Poised for Rebound Once Dust Settles

12 Apr 2014 / Wall Street Journal – Growing Wall Street interest in bitcoin is likely to fuel a rebound in the price of the digital currency, according to panelists at the Inside Bitcoins conference in New York Tuesday. Barry Silbert, chief executive officer of SecondMarket, which

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Bitcoin: All You Need to Know as Virtual Money Gets Real

Bitcoin: All You Need to Know as Virtual Money Gets Real

12 Apr 2014 / Wall St. Cheat Sheet – Maybe you dismissed digital currency after all the strange headlines. Perhaps from the start Bitcoin seemed too complex and you skimmed past the topic. But as congressmen use bitcoin ATMs on Capitol Hill, retailers like Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) begin

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Bitcoin akin to the Internet 20 years ago, digital currency executive says

Bitcoin akin to the Internet 20 years ago, digital currency executive says

11 Apr 2014 / PC World – Bitcoin today is like the Internet of 20 years ago, showing immense promise but in need of much more development, a digital currency executive said Monday, kicking off the Inside Bitcoins conference. As the first digital system offering the possibility

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NYU Mining Bitcoin for New Class

NYU Mining Bitcoin for New Class

11 Apr 2014 / Wall Street Journal – Investing in bitcoin and other virtual currencies is risky. So is planning a graduate-level class on the subject four months ahead of time. But that’s what two professors from New York University’s Law School and Stern School of Business are doing.

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Bitcoin’s Price Fluctuations Shouldn’t Obscure Its Value As A Payments System

Bitcoin's Price Fluctuations Shouldn't Obscure Its Value As A Payments System

11 Apr 2014 / Business Insider – Bitcoin’s price has been plummeting lately, giving plenty of ammunition to Bitcoin’s many naysayers. But all the talk about Bitcoin’s price fluctuations misses what we at BI Intelligence think is the real value of Bitcoin — as a payments network

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Central Washington Home To Nation’s Biggest Bitcoin ‘Mine,’ More Coming

Central Washington Home To Nation's Biggest Bitcoin 'Mine,' More Coming

10 Apr 2014 / NW News Network – Here’s a surprising fact: the largest bitcoin “mine” in North America is located on the outskirts of Wenatchee, Wash. It’s not a “mine” in the traditional sense. In these mines, you won’t have helmets, lamps or pickaxes. And there’s

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Why you should care about Bitcoin: digital currency is here to stay

Why you should care about Bitcoin: digital currency is here to stay

10 Apr 2014 / The Guardian – No, you can’t open a Bitcoin bank account at JP Morgan Chase just yet. And you certainly can’t pay your IRS tax bill in bitcoins: the taxman views the fledgling cyber-currency as an asset, not a means of exchange. We

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Why Buffett’s wrong on bitcoin: Legg Mason’s Miller

Why Buffett's wrong on bitcoin: Legg Mason's Miller

10 Apr 2014 / CNBC – Legg Mason’s Bill Miller may have lost 20 percent of his investment in bitcoin, but he’s still bullish on its potential. The money manager told CNBC on Thursday he bought into the cryptocurrency after its biggest exchange, Mt.Gox, collapsed earlier this

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Here’s How ‘Multisig’ Protects Your Bitcoin Stash From Hackers

Here’s How ‘Multisig’ Protects Your Bitcoin Stash From Hackers

09 Apr 2014 – Betabeat – The “Inside Bitcoins” conference is happening in NYC this week, and a collection of investors, businessmen, programmers and hobbyists have gathered to buzz about bitcoin’s future. But the Mt. Gox fiasco and the Chinese government crackdown still weigh heavily on the

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