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How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist.
Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Fundable, the online platform for both donation and equity-based crowdfunding, has helped startups raise $50 million in 8 months. Here are its projections for the future of crowdfunding.
Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

The payment processing company has moved to a simpler 'in-context' checkout system.
Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World

Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World

Manufacturer Lamassu has sold 120 of its Bitcoin ATMs in its first four months, becoming a major player in a brand-new competitive space.
The Worst Mistake for Small Businesses to Continue in 2014

The Worst Mistake for Small Businesses to Continue in 2014

What is the one sure thing to turn away modern customers?
Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits

Bitcoin Price Plummets After Chinese Exchange Bans Yuan Deposits

China is cracking down on Bitcoin, and that means the price bubble is finally bursting.
Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Bitcoin: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A look at the ups, downs, and tough truths about the future of Bitcoin and digital currency.
The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug.
Holiday Tipping Guide: Whom to Tip and How Much

Holiday Tipping Guide: Whom to Tip and How Much

Confused about how much to tip your mailman, dog walker or babysitter? Here's a good starting point.
Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High

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

A poll meant to show how few people know what Bitcoin is demonstrates just how widely Bitcoin is recognized.
Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise

Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise

The largest Bitcoin service in the U.S. just got a major push to expand its business.
Square Releases a Better, Thinner Mobile Credit-Card Reader

Square Releases a Better, Thinner Mobile Credit-Card Reader

The new reader is compatible with more devices and is available to new users for free.
Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Nick Loeb is working to spread the word on crunchy condiments, with the help of his fiancé, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.
How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

Don’t let a little thing like a lack of funds hold your startup ambitions back.
Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
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.
The Case for an Early Buyout

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.
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.
Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts

Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts

On-demand car service Uber has teamed up with GM and Toyota to provide drivers discounts on car purchases and friendlier financial terms.
5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
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.

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