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Sound Wallet can keep your Bitcoins secure with vinyl-based encryption

Sound Wallet can keep your Bitcoins secure with vinyl-based encryption

03 Sept 2014 / Engadget – If you’re anything like us, you’ve already made millions of dollars on Bitcoin. But how to keep it safe from loved ones, co-workers and other people we don’t trust? Sound Wallet promises to keep your private access keys secure as encrypted

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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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Bitcoin Gains Traction In Universities Across the Globe

Bitcoin Gains Traction In Universities Across the Globe

03 Sept 2014 / Bidness ETC – Students at University of Zurich have launched a bitcoin (BTC) app called CoinBlesk, in which transactions involving bitcoins will be facilitated through a mobile device. Developed as part of a student project, the app is on a two-week trial period

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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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Coinbase Insures Bitcoin Holdings With AON

Coinbase Insures Bitcoin Holdings With AON

28 Aug 2014 / Coinbase Blog – We’re proud to publicly announce that Coinbase holds insurance against theft or loss of its bitcoin.  We’ve been insured for almost a year, but given the recent claims of insurance in the industry, thought it was appropriate to tell our users

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Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

28 Aug 2014 / Reuters – Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power. Though sales paid for in bitcoin so

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Korean Bitcoin Exchange Korbit Raises $3M Series A

Korean Bitcoin Exchange Korbit Raises $3M Series A

26 Aug 2014 / Tech Crunch – Korean bitcoin exchange Korbit has raised $3 million in Series A funding led by SoftBank Ventures Korea and Pantera Capital, with participation from BAM Ventures, and returning investors Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., Tim Draper, Pietro Dova, and Strong Ventures. The startup

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Introducing…Bitcoin Poker

Introducing...Bitcoin Poker

26 Aug 2014 / Newsweek – On Sunday, at 6 p.m. ET, poker players around the world will log onto a gaming site with the curious name of SealsWithClubs to bet not with the dollar, euro or pound, but with bitcoin – increasingly the currency of choice

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First bitcoin ATM opens for business in Manhattan

First bitcoin ATM opens for business in Manhattan

21 Aug 2014 / New York Post – Manhattan’s first bitcoin ATM launched Thursday in the historic West Village. The Lamassu-made machine, which costs a cool $6,500, was installed at Flat 128, a “luxury lifestyle store” on Christopher Street that sells UK-styled jewelry and home goods. Don’t

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