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Why VCs Are Still Planning To Pour Tons Of Money Into Bitcoin

Why VCs Are Still Planning To Pour Tons Of Money Into Bitcoin

09 Apr 2014 / Business Insider – It seems like not much has been going right in Bitcoin land these days. Despite the hopes of evangelists that the fall of MtGox would mean the end of persistent headaches in the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, there has been a spate

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Bitcoin is knocking on Washington’s doors

Bitcoin is knocking on Washington's doors

09 Apr 2014 / CNN Money – Bitcoin companies are hiring lobbyists, visiting lawmakers on Capitol Hill and writing to agencies about how they should write rules that will determine the future of the fast-growing virtual currency.  It’s all part of a push to shape how Washington

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Banks looking to back bitcoin with new exchange

Banks looking to back bitcoin with new exchange

04 Apr 2014 / FX Week – Global banks and broker-dealers are among some of the organisations that are set to put their name behind a new digital currency exchange that is being set up in New York by online marketplace Second Market. Due to launch this

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What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?

What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?

04 Apr 2014 / Entrepreneur – Q: My customers are asking to pay with Bitcoin. How does it work? A: It’s easy. On the surface, Bitcoin–a peer-to-peer payment system and digital currency not tied to any government–appears to be a financial breath of fresh air for small

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Now, a course just to understand Bitcoins

Now, a course just to understand Bitcoins

03 Apr 2014 / Financial Express – Starting today, individuals worldwide interested in gaining a greater understanding of the fundamentals of digital currency Bitcoin can now enroll in “Introduction to Digital Currencies,” a free, open enrollment MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offered by the University of Nicosia.

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Chicago Sun-Times To Accept Bitcoin As Payment For Subscriptions

Chicago Sun-Times To Accept Bitcoin As Payment For Subscriptions

03 Apr 2014 / Chicagoist – Is Bitcoin still the future of money? The Chicago Sun-Times is bullish on the prospects, despite recent reports of theft and an IRS ruling that bitcoin is not currency, and is becoming the first major American newspaper to accept bitcoin as

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Bitcoin Could Strengthen The World Economy If Washington Doesn’t Destroy It

Bitcoin Could Strengthen The World Economy If Washington Doesn't Destroy It

03 Apr 2014 / Forbes – “You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” Ayn Rand Sometimes our greatest strengths are also our greatest weaknesses.  In the case of Bitcoin, the decentralized nature of the network plays to both sides, creating great

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UGA students holding bitcoin fundraiser for Boston firefighters

UGA students holding bitcoin fundraiser for Boston firefighters

02 Apr 2014 / Online Athens – Three sophomores at the University of Georgia are taking their knowledge of bitcoins and using it to help others. Brandon Mintz is the founder of CashToCrypo LLC and said the Athens-based company is holding a bitcoin fundraiser for the families

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PayStand Launches Online Payment Service For Bitcoin, Credit Cards And E-Checks

PayStand Launches Online Payment Service For Bitcoin, Credit Cards And E-Checks

02 Apr 2014 / Tech Crunch – PayStand, an online payment as a service vendor, has launched from its private beta selling its payment processing services for bitcoin, e-checks, and credit cards to websites in the U.S. The Santa Cruz, Calif.-based company said that its payment service can

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Mr. Bitcoin Goes To Washington

Mr. Bitcoin Goes To Washington

02 Apr 2014 / Tech Crunch – Congressman Jared Polis is scheduled to deliver remarks at an event for bitcoin ATM company Robocoin at the United States Capitol where they will demonstrate their hardware. While companies visiting with congress is nothing new, the wild, wooly world of

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