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Microsoft Is Now the Largest Company in the World to Accept Bitcoin
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Microsoft Is Now the Largest Company in the World to Accept Bitcoin

When Bill Gates boosts Bitcoin, Microsoft listens.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company
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Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company

The world's largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers
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Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers

Bitcoin buyer beware. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cautions consumers about the risks of investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter
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Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter

The hot-tempered former NFL wide receiver wonders how 'easy'' the complicated cryptocurrency is. Don't even get us started.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin
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GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card
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Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Meet the College Students Who Are Driving the Future of Bitcoin
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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.
Brian Patrick Eha
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency
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IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted
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The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)
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50 Insane Facts About Bitcoin (Infographic)

The more we know about the curious currency, the weirder it gets.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy, Faults Hackers and Flawed System for Collapse
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Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy, Faults Hackers and Flawed System for Collapse

The end has officially come for the former Bitcoin trading heavyweight, as it files for Chapter 11 in Tokyo and admits to losing nearly half a billion U.S. dollars worth of the virtual currency.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mt. Gox Breaks Silence With Vague Statement, Confirms Transaction Freeze
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Mt. Gox Breaks Silence With Vague Statement, Confirms Transaction Freeze

The troubled virtual currency exchange finally breaks its silence, but fails to address swirling bankruptcy allegations.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mt. Gox Bails on Bitcoin Foundation, Mysteriously Kills Off All Tweets
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Mt. Gox Bails on Bitcoin Foundation, Mysteriously Kills Off All Tweets

The sudden, strange moves aren't helping to restore confidence in the trailblazing, yet increasingly tarnished digital currency exchange.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Blocks Withdrawals
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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.
Brian Patrick Eha