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Fred Wilson: 2 Big Reasons Why Bitcoin Isn't Really Useful Yet
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Fred Wilson: 2 Big Reasons Why Bitcoin Isn't Really Useful Yet

Even the cryptocurrency's biggest boosters admit it is probably too early to be useful to the mainstream.
Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert
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Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert

In Silbert's crystal ball, the cryptocurrency will be accepted by every e-commerce website and force money-transfer giants like Western Union and MoneyGram to close up shop.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Design a Knockout Bitcoin Mobile App
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How to Design a Knockout Bitcoin Mobile App

In this video, ZeroBlock co-founder Dan Held spills the insider secrets you need to know to knock your mobile Bitcoin app out of the park.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin
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A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin

All the basics you need to know to (legally) score your first Bitcoin. Proceed with caution.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How a Teenage Entrepreneur Built a Startup on Bitcoin Riches
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How a Teenage Entrepreneur Built a Startup on Bitcoin Riches

What happened when 15-year-old Erik Finman invested a $1,000 gift from his grandma in Bitcoin. Hint: Big money. New business.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Bitcoin Is Still a Blank Slate Ripe for Disruption
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Why Bitcoin Is Still a Blank Slate Ripe for Disruption

There are still plenty of business and career opportunities up for grabs in the Bitcoin Wild West. Find out what they are, straight from the mouths of these three leading industry experts.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin
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Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin

Know before you go. Nic Cary explains what Bitcoin is, how it works and what it can do for you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple May Welcome Bitcoin Transaction Apps. Or Not.
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Apple May Welcome Bitcoin Transaction Apps. Or Not.

Apple has officially addressed 'virtual currency' in its App Store guidelines, but it's still too early to cry victory for Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It
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Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It

Nicolas Cary discusses how you could benefit from the burgeoning Bitcoin economy, even if you don't own a single BTC.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blockchain.info CEO: We Pay Employees in Bitcoin. And Someday You Might, Too.
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Blockchain.info CEO: We Pay Employees in Bitcoin. And Someday You Might, Too.

We talked to the charismatic Blockchain.info CEO about Bitcoin's recent rocky press, its price ups and downs, and if we're headed for another bubble.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Bitcoin Is 'Like Email for Money'
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Why Bitcoin Is 'Like Email for Money'

In this video, two of the industry's leading experts unravel the enigma that is Bitcoin. It's not as complicated as you think.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Company Is Now the Largest in the World to Accept Bitcoin
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This Company Is Now the Largest in the World to Accept Bitcoin

A multi-billion dollar TV titan just gave Bitcoin a huge, mainstream vote of confidence. Here's the scoop.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet
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BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet

The Atlanta Bitcoin payments pioneer closes a record-breaking funding round from billionaire Richard Branson, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, PayPal's Peter Thiel, Index Ventures and other all-star investors.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)
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6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)

Mammoth tusks, fake IDs and a ride to outer space. These are just a few of the outrageous things you can with bitcoins – if you are lucky enough to own some.
Kim Lachance Shandrow