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Who the Heck Is Nick Szabo and Is He the Real Father of Bitcoin?
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Could student sleuths have finally uncovered the true identity the mystery man behind the world's most enigmatic currency? Or is this just another false alarm?
April 16, 2014 in Technology
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation

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Mt. Gox isn't rising from the ashes after all and its customers will likely never see the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the shattered exchange lost.
April 16, 2014 in Business News
Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter

Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter

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The hot-tempered former NFL wide receiver wonders how 'easy’' the complicated cryptocurrency is. Don’t even get us started.
April 15, 2014 in Technology
Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment

Bitcoin Millionaire Charlie Shrem Under House Arrest Following Federal Indictment

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The bad-boy founder of the Bitcoin Foundation and BitInstant is back at his mom and dad's place and he's in big trouble for allegedly funneling $1 million into shady Silk Road dealings.
April 15, 2014 in Technology
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

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Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
April 9, 2014 in Business News
Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

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One startup has launched a game-changing service that swaps bitcoins for dollars and puts them on a prepaid debit card that works in regular ATM machines.
April 8, 2014 in Technology
Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin

Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin

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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
What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?

What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?

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And how can my business accept payments with the digital currency?
April 4, 2014 in Technology
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

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Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
April 1, 2014 in Technology
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

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In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
March 25, 2014 in Business News
Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins

Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins

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The shady Bitcoin exchange's extended meltdown gets fishier by the minute.
March 21, 2014 in Business News
Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

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The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
March 20, 2014 in Business News
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

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Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
March 19, 2014 in Business News
Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

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At least we know customer funds are safe at Blockchain, but what about those suddenly available to view over at Mt. Gox?
March 18, 2014 in Business News
'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial

'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial

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The reclusive California engineer again denies inventing Bitcoin, this time in a depressing statement that reveals that he can’t find steady work nor afford internet service.
March 17, 2014 in Business News
6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

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Which startup wants to bury your Bitcoin in a subterranean 'vault'? Which global investment giant disses Bitcoin as not a currency at all? Which billionaire called Bitcoin 'just a joke'? Find out here.
March 14, 2014 in Business News
The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

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The latest twist in the shattered exchange's meltdown has hackers calling Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles a fraud, a liar and a few other ‘choice’ words. Meanwhile, CoinDesk warns that the leaked files are Bitcoin wallet-pilfering trojans.
March 10, 2014 in Business News
SexCoin, Dogecoin, HoboNickel, Ripple: Should You Take These Bitcoin Wannabes Seriously?

SexCoin, Dogecoin, HoboNickel, Ripple: Should You Take These Bitcoin Wannabes Seriously?

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Bitcoin isn’t the only crazy cryptocurrency shaking up the future of money. A look at which new digital cash forms are worth paying attention to and which are scamcoins.
March 10, 2014 in Business News
5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

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Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked

The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked

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In its first printed issue since being acquired by IBT Media, Newsweek has exposed the crytocurrency’s enigmatic alleged founder.
March 6, 2014 in Business News
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

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The Winklevii boys’ small step toward outer space is a giant leap into mainstream for the digital currency.
March 5, 2014 in Technology
50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)

50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)

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The more we know about the curious currency, the weirder it gets.
March 5, 2014 in Technology
American CEO of Singapore Bitcoin Exchange Found Dead

American CEO of Singapore Bitcoin Exchange Found Dead

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Authorities are awaiting a toxicology report on the death of Autumn Radtke, though suicide is a possibility.
March 5, 2014 in Technology
6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners

6 Bitcoin Basics for Beginners

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Everything you need to know about the virtual currency everyone’s talking about.
March 3, 2014 in Technology
One-Time Bitcoin Exchange Giant Mt. Gox Collapses Amid Insolvency, Trading Allegedly Suspended

One-Time Bitcoin Exchange Giant Mt. Gox Collapses Amid Insolvency, Trading Allegedly Suspended

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The former cryptocurrency king fizzles out, reportedly filing for bankruptcy after allegedly losing $375 million in Bitcoins in the wake of supposed 'years-long' 'unnoticed' theft.
February 25, 2014 in Technology

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