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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
Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

Winklevoss Twins Launch Winkdex Bitcoin Index

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The brothers Winklevii make a bold step toward digital currency domination
February 20, 2014 in Money
First U.S. Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut in Seattle, Austin

First U.S. Bitcoin ATMs Set to Debut in Seattle, Austin

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Robocoin's groundbreaking kiosks will allow Bitcoin users to exchange the controversial cryptocurrency for cash quick.
February 18, 2014 in Innovation
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

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Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.
February 17, 2014 in Security
JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals

JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals

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Bitcoin has suffered another shock to its system in the past week, but there's reason to believe the problem is only temporary.
February 12, 2014 in News and Trends
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

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No plea bargain here: Ross William Ulbricht is expected to get his day in court before Thanksgiving.
February 7, 2014 in Profiles
Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals

Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals

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The price of a Bitcoin plummeted sharply Friday as Mt. Gox temporarily halted withdrawals on its trading platform to fix technical errors.
February 7, 2014 in Innovation
How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

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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

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Within the Bitcoin community, there are recent reports of a 'massive banning campaign' by PayPal against merchants selling anything related to the cryptocurrency.
February 5, 2014 in News and Trends
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

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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 30, 2014 in News and Trends
More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin

More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to Accept Bitcoin

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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 29, 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

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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 28, 2014 in Innovation
BitInstant CEO Arrested for Alleged Ties to Silk Road

BitInstant CEO Arrested for Alleged Ties to Silk Road

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BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem and underground Bitcoin exchanger Robert M. Faiella have been charged with using bitcoins to buy and sell illegal drugs to Silk Road users.
January 27, 2014 in Payments & Collections
These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People

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

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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 24, 2014 in Angel Investors
How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

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Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist.
January 20, 2014 in News and Trends
6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game

6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game

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Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt offers her view of trends that are going to take the main stage in 2014.
January 17, 2014 in Business Ideas
This Bitcoin Wallet Service Just Added 3 Major Players to its Roster

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

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KryptoKit, a new Bitcoin wallet service, has brought three high-profile entrepreneurs on as advisors, including a bonafide Bitcoin millionaire.
January 6, 2014 in News and Trends
Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World

Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World

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Manufacturer Lamassu has sold 120 of its Bitcoin ATMs in its first four months, becoming a major player in a brand-new competitive space.
December 30, 2013 in News and Trends
India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential

India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential

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As India's central bank considers what to do about digital currencies, Bitcoin businesses in India are suspending operations.
December 27, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: Tech Myths People Keep Falling For

Tech Myths People Keep Falling For

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Take this quiz: Can you spot the a tech myth from the tech fact?
December 27, 2013 in News and Trends
Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed

Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed

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A Bitcoin that was shown during a segment on Bloomberg TV was immediately stolen by an observant Reddit user, providing the host and his audience with a valuable lesson about security and digital currency.
December 23, 2013 in Payments & Collections
Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits

Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits

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China is cracking down on Bitcoin, and that means the price bubble is finally bursting.
December 18, 2013 in News and Trends
Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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A look at the ups, downs, and tough truths about the future of Bitcoin and digital currency.
December 16, 2013 in Money
Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High

Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High

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A poll meant to show how few people know what Bitcoin is demonstrates just how widely Bitcoin is recognized.
December 13, 2013 in News and Trends
Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise

Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise

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The largest Bitcoin service in the U.S. just got a major push to expand its business.
December 12, 2013 in Venture Capital

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