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Brian Patrick Eha

Brian Patrick Eha is a freelance journalist and former assistant editor at Entrepreneur.com. He is writing a book about the global phenomenon of Bitcoin for Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Random House. It will be published in 2015.

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Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin

Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin

Jeremy Gardner and his peers just might convince top universities to start accepting Bitcoin for donations, tuition payments and more.
April 8, 2014 in Technology
HowAboutWe's Founders Redefine Online Dating -- And What It Means to Be a CEO

HowAboutWe's Founders Redefine Online Dating -- And What It Means to Be a CEO

They pioneered the concept of 'offline dating,' but more than that, the founders of HowAboutWe show that great business leaders can come from unlikely backgrounds.
February 20, 2014 in Leadership
JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals

JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals

Bitcoin has suffered another shock to its system in the past week, but there's reason to believe the problem is only temporary.
February 13, 2014 in News and Trends
How to Get Customers to Trust Your Ecommerce Business (Infographic)

How to Get Customers to Trust Your Ecommerce Business (Infographic)

Although many people appreciate the convenience and speed of online shopping, they may hesitate to buy from an unfamiliar company.
February 13, 2014 in Branding
Work on Your Empathy and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Work on Your Empathy and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why not to be like the Wolf of Wall Street, why you should make your workplace more like a video game and more advice for business owners.
February 8, 2014 in Leadership
Alleged Founder of Silk Road Pleads Not Guilty, Will Stand Trial in November

Alleged Founder of Silk Road Pleads Not Guilty, Will Stand Trial in November

No plea bargain here: Ross William Ulbricht is expected to get his day in court before Thanksgiving.
February 8, 2014 in Profiles
Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals

Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals

The price of a Bitcoin plummeted sharply Friday as Mt. Gox temporarily halted withdrawals on its trading platform to fix technical errors.
February 8, 2014 in Innovation
Sony Now Predicts a $1.1 Billion Loss, Shuts Down PC Business

Sony Now Predicts a $1.1 Billion Loss, Shuts Down PC Business

The struggling Japanese electronics maker is undergoing a costly restructuring.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

A new report on digital currency regulations across the globe revealed a strange patchwork of laws. Read on to find out which developed nations are friendliest to Bitcoin.
February 6, 2014 in Payments & Collections
PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

Within the Bitcoin community, there are recent reports of a 'massive banning campaign' by PayPal against merchants selling anything related to the cryptocurrency.
February 6, 2014 in News and Trends
Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than Ever

Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than Ever

There has been a lot of talk about Facebook losing its grip, but a new report released on the eve of its 10th anniversary shows Facebook is increasingly dominant.
February 4, 2014 in Social Media
Why Staying Small Is Better for Your Sanity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Why Staying Small Is Better for Your Sanity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how keeping your business small lets you control your schedule, what Jerry Seinfeld has to teach you about productivity and more advice for business owners.
February 1, 2014 in Lifestyle
Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

As if the data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus weren't enough, Yahoo has announced that hackers recently broke into Yahoo Mail accounts.
February 1, 2014 in Security
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

While calling for tighter regulation of Bitcoin businesses and new law enforcement tools to aid in policing these operations, two prosecutors admitted that Bitcoin has valuable 'intrinsic qualities.'
January 31, 2014 in News and Trends
More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin

More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin

Bitcoin startup Coinbase already makes it possible for Overstock to accept bitcoins as payment. And other big retailers are signing up for its service.
January 30, 2014 in Innovation
Cameron Winklevoss: A 'Sheriff' for Bitcoin's Wild West Is a Good Thing

Cameron Winklevoss: A 'Sheriff' for Bitcoin's Wild West Is a Good Thing

As the first day of Bitcoin hearings organized by the New York Department of Financial Services got underway Tuesday, regulators explained their priorities while investors expressed concerns.
January 29, 2014 in Innovation
Does Google's Buying Spree Mean the Robot Apocalypse Is Near?

Does Google's Buying Spree Mean the Robot Apocalypse Is Near?

Artificial intelligence and robotics are making strides, as seen in Google's acquisition of DeepMind and several other companies. But don't hold your breath for robots that think like people.
January 28, 2014 in News and Trends
These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.
January 25, 2014 in Angel Investors
Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why big goals start with small actions, how falling in love with boredom helps you stay driven and more advice for business owners.
January 25, 2014 in Productivity
Cable Wars: Intel Builds a Web TV Service, Sells It to Verizon

Cable Wars: Intel Builds a Web TV Service, Sells It to Verizon

With this deal, Verizon might be looking to take on cable rival Comcast.
January 22, 2014 in News and Trends
37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?

37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?

When news broke regarding a massive theft of customer information, dozens of top executives at South Korean financial companies tendered their resignations.
January 21, 2014 in Leadership
Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka

Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka

A multi-year agreement between a 3-D printing tech company and a global leader in chocolate could bring sweet results.
January 21, 2014 in News and Trends
Suntory Snaps Up Jim Beam for $16 Billion

Suntory Snaps Up Jim Beam for $16 Billion

In a unanimous decision by its board of directors, the maker of Maker's Mark, Laphroaig Scotch whisky and Courvoisier is selling to Japanese beverage company Suntory.
January 14, 2014 in Business Management
High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market

High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market

Like it or not, legal marijuana is here and the market is growing. Find out who stands to profit, what opportunities exist in this emerging market and what barriers these entrepreneurs have to overcom
January 13, 2014 in Innovation
Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress

Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress

For the first time ever, more than half of U.S. congressmen are worth $1 million or more, even as wages have remained stagnant for many Americans.
January 11, 2014 in Personal Finance
Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to persevere in your creativity, why you should give your employees a pay bump and more advice for business owners.
January 11, 2014 in Innovation
Aereo Just Raised $34 Million to Expand 50 Percent in Next 3 Months

Aereo Just Raised $34 Million to Expand 50 Percent in Next 3 Months

Broadcasters want the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo, but investors are placing a big bet on its future survival.
January 9, 2014 in Venture Capital
Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France

Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France

As if the French president's plan to make companies pay ultra-high taxes on millionaire salaries weren't bad enough, businesses have to worry about kidnapping and extortion -- by their own workers.
January 8, 2014 in Human Resources
This Bitcoin Wallet Service Just Added 3 Major Players to its Roster

This Bitcoin Wallet Service Just Added 3 Major Players to its Roster

KryptoKit, a new Bitcoin wallet service, has brought three high-profile entrepreneurs on as advisors, including a bonafide Bitcoin millionaire.
January 7, 2014 in News and Trends
Make Sure Your Online Reputation Is Solid and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Make Sure Your Online Reputation Is Solid and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to handle online networking, why you should structure your work week and more advice for business owners.
January 4, 2014 in Networking
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