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What Is Bitcoin? 11 Things You Need To Know About The Digital Currency

What Is Bitcoin? 11 Things You Need To Know About The Digital Currency

28 Jan 2014 / Huffington Post Ca – The rise of Bitcoin marks the first time you’ve probably heard the words “trendy” and “currency” uttered in the same sentence. And given the momentum it’s seen lately, both in international headlines and on exchanges, the buzz around digital

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Google Chrome Add-On Turns Your Browser Into A Bitcoin Wallet

Google Chrome Add-On Turns Your Browser Into A Bitcoin Wallet

27 Jan 2014 / Forbes – As more than 1,200 Bitcoin community members converged on Miami Beach for the first North American Bitcoin conference this past weekend, Andrew Toth, a software engineer from Toronto, Canada, decided to put together an add-on for the Google Chrome browser that

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New York Duels California to Write Bitcoin Rules

New York Duels California to Write Bitcoin Rules

27 Jan 2014 / Bloomberg – California and New York, home to Silicon Valley and Wall Street, are preparing to write rules of the road for entrepreneurs driving a surge of interest in Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. The outcome could determine how big a threat Bitcoin

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Bitcoin: The Currency Of The Future?

Bitcoin: The Currency Of The Future?

27 Jan 2014 / Forbes – Saturday January 25, marked the start of the Miami Bitcoin conference.  When I first told my partners I planned to attend, one asked “Why go to a conference when you can read about it on Wikipedia?”  There were two answers to

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Bitcoin and the Fictions of Money

Bitcoin and the Fictions of Money

27 Jan 2014 / NY Times – How should we think about a currency like Bitcoin? The first thing to remember is this: Money is a sort of collective fiction. What money we choose to trust says much about how we see the world. Above the simplest

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CEO OF BITCOIN EXCHANGE ARRESTED

CEO OF BITCOIN EXCHANGE ARRESTED

27 Jan 2014 / Business Insider – The CEO of BitInstant, a Bitcoin exchange, has been arrested at JFK airport and charged with money laundering. Charlie Shrem, along with a co-conspirator, is accused of selling over $1 million in Bitcoin to Silk Road users, who would then

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Bitcoin enters Maine campaigns without official go-ahead from election regulators

Bitcoin enters Maine campaigns without official go-ahead from election regulators

26 Jan 2014 / Morning Sentinel – AUGUSTA — In a first for Maine, two 2014 political campaigns have decided to accept Bitcoin, a digital currency, absent official word from election watchdogs at the state and federal levels. The candidates — Republican Eric Brakey, a state senate

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Bitcoin could be crime-fighter against credit hacks

Bitcoin could be crime-fighter against credit hacks

26 Jan 2014 / NY Post – Silicon Valley may be on target to stop credit-card hacking, according to multiple reports on social media. The infamous hack over the holiday-shopping season may have involved more than 100 million shoppers, across a wide swath of retailers. The problem

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More Canadian businesses accepting Bitcoin digital currency, despite reservations

More Canadian businesses accepting Bitcoin digital currency, despite reservations

26 Jan 2014 / Calgary Herald – MONTREAL – Will that be cash, credit card or Bitcoin? A small number of Canadian businesses now accept Bitcoin, the digital currency that made its debut five years ago, and has been gaining momentum ever since. Among the retailers is

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North American Bitcoin Conference Miami – Photos Day 1

North American Bitcoin Conference Miami - Photos Day 1

25 Jan 2014 / coinchomp.com – Here’s photos from the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. These photos are from coinchomp.com. Visit their website for a live blog feed from the conference.

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