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‘Bitcoin isn’t real money’: Norwegian government refuses to recognise digital currency

'Bitcoin isn't real money': Norwegian government refuses to recognise digital currency

16 Dec 2013 / Daily Mail – The fortunes of Bitcoins continue to fluctuate after the Norwegian government announced that is does not count as real money. The virtual currency has left governments throughout the world scratching their heads as it is not controlled by a government

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Cameron Winklevoss: Bitcoin Might Hit $40,000 Per Coin

Cameron Winklevoss: Bitcoin Might Hit $40,000 Per Coin

16 Dec 2013 / Mashable – The Winklevoss twins — Cameron and Tyler — are perhaps best known as Olympic rowers for the U.S. and their long and painful lawsuit against Facebook, in which they claimed Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for the site. The brothers are

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Who Accepts Bitcoin? You’d be Surprised…

Who Accepts Bitcoin? You'd be Surprised…

15 Dec 2013 / Money Morning – Since last week when a $103,000 Tesla Model S was purchased at a Lamborghini dealership in Newport Beach, Calif., you may be wondering just who accepts Bitcoin for payment. The fact is this virtual currency is becoming so accepted that

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Bitcoin convention brings out hope for digital currency’s future

Bitcoin convention brings out hope for digital currency’s future

15 Dec 2013 / Durango Herald – LAS VEGAS – Even as the liquor flowed at a late-night party in a plush Las Vegas suite, chatter about the business of Bitcoin never flagged. Among the overwhelmingly male crowd gathered in Las Vegas for only the second Bitcoin

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The Bitcoin Ideology

The Bitcoin Ideology

14 Dec 2013 / NYT – IF you’ve only recently tuned in to the seemingly endless conversation about bitcoin, you could be forgiven for thinking that the digital currency is little more than the latest Wall Street fetish or a juiced-up version of PayPal. After all, so

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Vegas developer selling $7.85M mansion: Bitcoin offers accepted

Vegas developer selling $7.85M mansion: Bitcoin offers accepted

14 Dec 2013 / The Star – LAS VEGAS — A casino owner-turned-commercial developer is asking $7.85 million (dollar figures U.S.) to sell a Las Vegas home, and he’s willing to accept the online currency bitcoin for the deal. Jack Sommer said he got the idea to

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2014 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Purchased With Bitcoins

2014 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Purchased With Bitcoins

14 Dec 2013 / GTSpirit – In recent months, the value of online currency Bitcoins has soared. As a matter of fact, one bit coin is currently worth $866 U.S. dollars. As a result, the virtual currency is emerging as a legitimate way of purchasing real life

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Bitcoin Mining Company Has Sold $28 Million-Worth Of Its New Mining Hardware

Bitcoin Mining Company Has Sold $28 Million-Worth Of Its New Mining Hardware

14 Dec 2013 / Seattle PI – Bitcoin businesses are booming, especially now that 42% of Americans know what Bitcoin is — but there remain few businesses as revenue-rich as Bitcoin mining development. Background: Bitcoins are mined by computers unscrambling blocks of “hashes” or complex strings of numbers and

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Exploring The Blockchain

 Exploring The Blockchain

14 Dec 2013 / iamsotashi.com – During 2013, Nicolas Cary, CEO, Blockchain.info, travelled the world to meet different Bitcoiners. The number one quality that he emphasized was the enthusiasm amongst all of them. I met with Nicolas, after his presentation at London Bitcoin Expo 2013. I wanted

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Columbia firm gives discount for Bitcoin payments

Columbia firm gives discount for Bitcoin payments

13 Dec 2013 / Baltimore Sun – A Columbia mobile web software firm said Thursday that it will accept payments in Bitcoin — the digital currency that shot up in value this year — and will give a 5 percent discount to customers who use it. Bitcoin

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