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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.

Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'

We spend a lot of time at work, so why not turn professional relationships into real friendships?

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by year's end.

Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project

Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate.

Richard Branson, Max Levchin Get Behind Crowdfunding With Investment in Indiegogo

The San Francisco-based crowdfunding site plans to use its most recent cash infusion to improve its global reach and mobile experience.

Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape

The biggest way to fight bad regulations is to maintain your company's spirit of curiosity.

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.

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.

Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad

On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different.

The One Thing Richard Branson Surprisingly Can't Travel Without

When on the road, the celebrated, billionaire entrepreneur always takes this one item with him. Guess what it is?

NY to Tokyo in an Hour? Richard Branson Says It Can Be Done.

The Virgin Group Founder says he's hoping to bring back supersonic commercial air travel.

Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.

The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)

Tomorrow's credit cards will be replete with high-tech security features like fingerprint unlock, voice control and invisibility, according to this infographic by Richard Branson's Virgin Money.

Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company

While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises.

Outer Space: Bitcoin's Final Frontier?

Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik is taking steps to set up a satellite system that would beam Bitcoin's block chain public ledger down to earth.

Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.

Richard Branson on Constructing the Perfect Pitch

Speak with feeling rather than figures.

Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

The serial entrepreneur shares how you can increase productivity by boosting employee satisfaction.

You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)

A recent survey shows that, as a nation, we're pretty bad at unplugging. Here are five reasons you should.

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.

So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014

From Google's 'Pokémon Masters' to Virgin's 'Cancun Afternoon,' a look at the most outrageous pranks we've seen so far.

Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Curiosity, an open-mind and a can-do attitude are just as important as experience.

Richard Branson on the Value of Volunteering

Sometimes, getting ahead of the competition means donating your time to a worthy cause.

Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

"Everyone starts out as a beginner: Successful people are just further along in their careers."

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