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What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?

And how can my business accept payments with the digital currency?

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.

Panera Gets Serious About Tech, Says Its Future Depends On It

The soup and sandwich chain is introducing tech upgrades that include mobile ordering and self-checkout kiosks.

QuickBooks Adds New Features to Speed Up Payment Processing

Intuit announced new QuickBooks features that aim to accelerate and simplify paperless payments.

Burger King to Let You Pay for Your Whopper by Smartphone

Taking a page from Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, Burger King will reportedly introduce a mobile payment option in all U.S. locations.

Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

At least we know customer funds are safe at Blockchain, but what about those suddenly available to view over at Mt. Gox?

Expansion of PayPal Startup Program Shows Landscape Heating Up

Through a program to aid entrepreneurs, PayPal can identify the latest hit before itÂ’s a household name.

What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

If your business is stalled, you may be making a few of these simple mistakes. Thankfully, these errors can be easily fixed.

Americans Are Struggling to Save

A new survey found that two thirds of Americans have made 'fair' or 'no' progress in meeting their savings needs.

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

Robocoin's groundbreaking kiosks will allow Bitcoin users to exchange the controversial cryptocurrency for cash quick.

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

Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.

JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals

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

Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Here are three tips he utilized to bootstrap his crowdfunding campaign.

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.

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.

How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

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.

In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.

$3M Jackpot: Google and Chase Give a Quarter Million Dollars to a Dozen Entrepreneurs

The Mission Main Street Grants Program disperses money and a trip to Google Headquarters to 12 winning small-business owners.

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.

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

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

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.

How One Startup Plans to Replace Every Card in Your Wallet

With Coin, a person can consolidate this or her wallet into one, simple, digital card.

Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

A DIY crowdfunding app cuts out the middleman.

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