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Bitcoin value passes $1,000 for first time ever

27 Nov 2013 / RT – Bitcoin, the digital ‘crypto-currency’ has passed the $1,000 mark for the first time in history, marking a growth of some 4,000% since the beginning of the year. The milestone was recorded by Tokyo-based Mt Gox bitcoin exchange on Wednesday. The unregulated

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Bitcoin—the world’s best boost to a brand?

Bitcoin—the world's best boost to a brand?

27 Nov 2013 / CNBC – The debate may continue to rage over whether bitcoin is a viable alternative to the dollar or just another Ponzi scheme, but there’s no denying of its ability to boost a brand’s awareness. Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson announced on CNBC’s

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Bitcoin, not gold, has the Midas touch

Bitcoin, not gold, has the Midas touch

27 Nov 2013 / Market Watch – It’s an alternative to paper currencies. It can be traded anywhere in the world. It has a limited supply. And it should be a secure haven if financial markets start to crash. That is a fairly accurate description of gold.

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How to mine Bitcoin with your Mac

How to mine Bitcoin with your Mac

26 Nov 2013 / ZDNET – Here’s how to cash in on the Bitcoin craze by mining on your Mac Apple stock? Twitter stock? How about Tesla? Forget about them. Bitcoin is where it’s at. Bitcoin is a crypto currency that’s been exploding in value since the

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Bitcoin developers offer $10,000 virtual bounty to fix mystery Mac bug

Bitcoin developers offer $10,000 virtual bounty to fix mystery Mac bug

26 Nov 2013 / ZDNET – Price fluctuations and hackers aren’t the only challenge facing the virtual currency Bitcoin, with developers pooling funds for a virtual bounty offered to anyone who can fix a bug they fear could hemper take up. Bitcoin developers and their counterparts backing

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Bitcoin to host its own Black Friday

Bitcoin to host its own Black Friday

26 Nov 2013 / CNN Money – The Bitcoin community is gearing up for a holiday shopping spree by hosting its own Black Friday event. Hundreds of merchants will be joining “Bitcoin Friday” on Nov. 29, selling everything from Christmas trees to clothes, to web domains. Bitcoin

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A Bitcoin ATM for Boston?

A Bitcoin ATM for Boston?

26 Nov 2013 / ATM Marketplace – Following the world’s first permanent Bitcoin ATM deployment last month in Vancouver, Canada, word is out that Boston might soon follow as the site of the first digital currency kiosk in the United States. On Monday, a well-known player in

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Here’s who (probably) did that massive $150,000,000 Bitcoin transaction

Here’s who (probably) did that massive $150,000,000 Bitcoin transaction

25 Nov 2013 / Washington Post – One of the unique things about Bitcoin is that every transaction on its network is publicly available for anyone to examine. Any time a user sends a payment to another user, that transaction is reflected in the “blockchain,” a global,

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In Bitcoin’s Orbit: Rival Virtual Currencies Vie for Acceptance

In Bitcoin’s Orbit: Rival Virtual Currencies Vie for Acceptance

25 Nov 2013 / NYT – For many people, bitcoin seems like something from the day after tomorrow. For Lawrence Blankenship, it’s already a thing of the past. A software engineer from Springfield, Mo., Mr. Blankenship is putting his money on PeerCoin, one of the biggest of

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Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money

Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money

25 Nov 2013 / Wired – The price of a bitcoin topped $900 last week, an enormous surge in value that arrived amidst Congressional hearings where top U.S. financial regulators took a surprisingly rosy view of digital currency. Just 10 months ago, a bitcoin sold for a

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