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One Woman’s Quest to Bring Bitcoin to Botswana

One Woman's Quest to Bring Bitcoin to Botswana

06 Jan 2014 / Motherboard – Alakanani Itireleng, 36, believes in Bitcoin. “I love the prospect and the possibility that Bitcoin might bring to laypeople like me,” she tells me. She calls herself the Bitcoin Rep, Botswana’s Bitcoin Ambassador, and, as far as she knows, she’s the first

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GreenBank Announces Bitcoin Multi-City Presentations

GreenBank Announces Bitcoin Multi-City Presentations

06 Jan 2014 / 4-Traders – Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – January 6, 2014) – GreenBank Capital Inc. (CSE: GBC) (“GreenBank” or “the Company”), the first public company to invest in Bitcoin and Bitcoin startups, announces a multi-city Bitcoin investor presentation. The presentations will explain to investors the

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China Bites Into Bitcoin

China Bites Into Bitcoin

06 Jan 2014 / Forbes – Bitcoins were worth nothing in 2009, when the digital cryptocurrency was first minted on the computer of its mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who claimed to live in Japan. Four years later the value of one Bitcoin surpassed $1,100, thanks in large

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Hong Kong to get world’s second bitcoin ATM, say makers

Hong Kong to get world's second bitcoin ATM, say makers

05 Jan 2014 / South China Morning Post – The bitcoin revolution is shifting to the east, say the Canadians behind the world’s first cash machine for the virtual currency, as they prepare to open a second one – in Hong Kong. Robocoin’s second teller machine could

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Q&A: How bitcoin digital currency works

Q&A: How bitcoin digital currency works

05 Jan 2014 / Detriot Free Press – Bitcoin is a digital currency — a form of Internet cash — that was introduced in 2009. But it isn’t printed, like a dollar. It’s a form of money called cryptocurrency. Transactions are made by updating a log, but

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Bitcoins Alliance India advices public to keep off, seeks legal clarity

Bitcoins Alliance India advices public to keep off, seeks legal clarity

05 Jan 2014 / Economic Times – MUMBAI: Against the backdrop of RBI warning the public over highly speculative virtual currencies, a bitcoin traders’ body has sought clarity

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Bitcoin Tops $1,000 Again on Adoption by Zynga

Bitcoin Tops $1,000 Again on Adoption by Zynga

05 Jan 2014 / Bloomberg – The price of Bitcoin surpassed $1,000 again on the Mt.Gox exchange, after Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) said it would start accepting the virtual currency for some of its online social games as the digital money becomes more widely used. Bitcoins, which exist

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Five years of Bitcoin in one post

Five years of Bitcoin in one post

04 Jan 2014 / Washington Post – The world’s first fully decentralized cryptographic financial network, Bitcoin, launched five years ago today. The years since then have been a wild ride. The currency’s value has risen from nothing to billions of dollars, and millions have been invested in

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Bitcoin Set to Boom in Latin America

Bitcoin Set to Boom in Latin America

03 Jan 2014 / Panama Post – Bitcoin is no longer insignificant. Initially derided by most as a gimmick, the current market value of all bitcoins in circulation is an estimated US$10 billion.[1] On Friday, November 29, 2013, the value of a single bitcoin peaked at $1137. To

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James Delingpole: Those bitcoin weirdos might just be right

James Delingpole: Those bitcoin weirdos might just be right

03 Jan 2014 / The Spectator – Here’s a thought to kindle a lovely warm glow of smugness and schadenfreude as we enter a new year: you didn’t lose your fortune in the great bitcoin bubble of 2013. The reason I know you didn’t is because few

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