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How Did 'Bitcoin Jesus' Become a Virtual Currency Millionaire?

How Did 'Bitcoin Jesus' Become a Virtual Currency Millionaire?

Roger Ver began investing in bitcoins in 2011. Now, his investments are paying off.
Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

With the value of Bitcoin at record highs, and the holiday season upon us, there's no better time for the cryptocurrency to prove its mainstream usefulness.
Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 for First Time Ever

Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 for First Time Ever

The virtual currency rose above $1,000 on Wednesday for the first time ever, marking a rise of over 7,600 percent so far this year.
Trekking Into Space With Branson? You Can Now Pay Your Way in Bitcoins

Trekking Into Space With Branson? You Can Now Pay Your Way in Bitcoins

A billionaire known for his visionary nature and zeal for adventure has just given Bitcoin a big endorsement.
Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

At a bail hearing in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday, a federal prosecutor revealed that Ross William Ulbricht allegedly ordered the murders of six people, and that more than 450,000 bitcoins of his personal fortune are still unaccounted for.
Another Score for Bitcoin: You Can Now Use It to Pay for College

Another Score for Bitcoin: You Can Now Use It to Pay for College

University of Nicosia in Cyprus announced today that it will accept the digital-only currency as legal tender for tuition and fees.
This Subway Franchise Owner Accepts Bitcoins

This Subway Franchise Owner Accepts Bitcoins

The owner of a Subway shop in Allentown, Pa., is now accepting the virtual currency as payment for sandwiches.
3 Big Misconceptions About Bitcoin

3 Big Misconceptions About Bitcoin

Bitcoin is everywhere these days, and so is the confusion. Here are three myths about the virtual currency you need to stop believing now.
Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Ahead of Hearings

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Ahead of Hearings

The virtual currency skyrocketed above $600 on the Mt. Gox exchange as a Senate panel prepares to discuss Bitcoin regulation.
Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator

Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator

Plug and Play Tech Center is launching an accelerator program exclusively for Bitcoin startups, and it's making other investments in the Bitcoin space as well.
Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Worth at Least 100 Times its Current Price

Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Worth at Least 100 Times its Current Price

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously battled Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's origins, are big investors in the digital currency and say it's worth 100 times its current value.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Why Twitter has staying power, a progressive pitch in NYC, play with your pet remotely via Petcube, putting the iPad Air through the ringer, why small businesses should love Bitcoin. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Bitcoin launches ATMS, quantifying innovation, Marissa Mayer's no telecommuting policy gets vindicated, Latinas take over, marketers can’t decide if Facebook ads work, Steve Blank gets fired. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

Users of Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible can raise money for their venture using the online-only currency.
Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

During a six-month high in the value of Bitcoin, a venture-backed startup has released an iPhone app that lets you buy, sell and trade bitcoins from your mobile phone.
Payment Processor Dwolla Unexpectedly Cuts Ties With Bitcoin

Payment Processor Dwolla Unexpectedly Cuts Ties With Bitcoin

In a surprise email, the company announced it would be phasing out its service with digital currency businesses.
SecondMarket Establishes New Bitcoin Trust for Accredited Investors

SecondMarket Establishes New Bitcoin Trust for Accredited Investors

Investors who would like to make a mint off the Bitcoin market, but who can't be bothered to buy and store bitcoins themselves, may flock to SecondMarket.
Why Bitcoin's Future Is Bright

Why Bitcoin's Future Is Bright

In our special report, Bitcoin startup founders, angel investors and other insiders explain what the digital currency can do.
Bitcoin Basics: What it Is and How it Works (Motiongraphic)

Bitcoin Basics: What it Is and How it Works (Motiongraphic)

Virtual currency Bitcoin has been making headlines recently. Don't worry if you still don't know what it's all about. This motiongraphic breaks it down.
U.S. Regulators Aim to Close 'Wild West' Frontier of Bitcoin

U.S. Regulators Aim to Close 'Wild West' Frontier of Bitcoin

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have the U.S. government in a tizzy. Here's our deep dive on what recent developments mean for digital currencies.
Bitcoin Companies Subpoenaed Over Regulatory Concerns

Bitcoin Companies Subpoenaed Over Regulatory Concerns

New York state financial regulators have issued subpoenas asking Bitcoin-related companies for information into whether safeguards are in place to prevent the virtual currency from being used in illegal activities such as money laundering.
Investors See Opportunities in Bitcoin's High-Risk Market

Investors See Opportunities in Bitcoin's High-Risk Market

A recent panel of angel investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs discussed why the cryptocurrency could be a transformative technology.
SEC Cracks Down on Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

SEC Cracks Down on Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed its first fraud lawsuit involving the virtual currency.

Calling All College Students: Clinkle Wants You

Tech-darling Clinkle is opening up its waitlist to university students in the U.S.

Forget Stock Options, Bitcoin Becomes a Must-Have Startup Perk

Though controversial and full of risks, startups are hoping Bitcoin will help them reel in top talent.

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