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Bitcoin Is Money, U.S. Judge Says in Case Tied to JPMorgan Hack
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Bitcoin Is Money, U.S. Judge Says in Case Tied to JPMorgan Hack

U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by Anthony Murgio to dismiss two charges related to his alleged operation of Coin.mx, which prosecutors have called an unlicensed bitcoin exchange.
The Strange Positive Effect Political Uncertainly Has on Bitcoin
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The Strange Positive Effect Political Uncertainly Has on Bitcoin

Brexit was boost for the virtual currency, which in some ways is become to the digital age what gold has always been for people worried about current affairs.
Darin Stanchfield
Cyber Threat Grows for Bitcoin Exchanges
Cybersecurity

Cyber Threat Grows for Bitcoin Exchanges

When hackers penetrated a secure authentication system at a bitcoin exchange called Bitfinex earlier this month, they stole about $70 million worth of the virtual currency.
Judge Says Bitcoin Isn't Really Money
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Judge Says Bitcoin Isn't Really Money

The ruling is good news for the defendant, who was accused of money laundering via bitcoin.
5 Ways to Participate in the Bitcoin Revolution
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5 Ways to Participate in the Bitcoin Revolution

There are methods large and small for entrepreneurs to step into the world of crypto-currencies and blockchain technology.
Chris W. Dunn
6 Reasons Why Blockchain is Worth Getting Excited
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6 Reasons Why Blockchain is Worth Getting Excited

Blockchain is an anonymous peer-to-peer payment system that relies on secure cryptographic protocols.
John Rampton
Payments App Circle Raises $60 Million in China Expansion
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Payments App Circle Raises $60 Million in China Expansion

Circle allows the sending of payments to countries where it hasn't yet launched, with the payment transferred into bitcoin, then settled within minutes via the blockchain network that validates bitcoin transactions.
Company With No CEO, Employees or Mission May Raise $200 Million
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Company With No CEO, Employees or Mission May Raise $200 Million

It could well be the largest investment raised for a startup in the virtual-currency space.
Coinbase, Ripple Close to Landing New York Bitcoin Licenses, Sources Say
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Coinbase, Ripple Close to Landing New York Bitcoin Licenses, Sources Say

Once approved, the licenses would add to a nascent digital currency industry taking hold in New York.
Craig Wright Will Not Give Further Evidence He's Bitcoin's Creator
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Craig Wright Will Not Give Further Evidence He's Bitcoin's Creator

'I do not have the courage. I cannot,' Wright wrote in a blog post.
Banks, Tech Companies Move on From Bitcoin to Blockchain
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Banks, Tech Companies Move on From Bitcoin to Blockchain

Blockchain, the technology that underlies Bitcoin, is generating interest from investors.
Australian Man Tells BBC He Created Bitcoin, Skepticism Remains
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Australian Man Tells BBC He Created Bitcoin, Skepticism Remains

Tech entrepreneur Craig Wright told the news organization that he is the man behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.
Cash, Credit or Gold?
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Cash, Credit or Gold?

Digital payments in gold are on the rise, thanks to innovative Canadian startup BitGold. This payment system, in fact, could change everything.
Brian Hughes
Microsoft Will Continue to Support Bitcoin After All
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Microsoft Will Continue to Support Bitcoin After All

There is currently a lot of debate within the community about Bitcoin's long-term technical viability, as the system is designed now.
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Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be exchanged directly from peer to peer created by an unknown person who went by the alias “Satoshi Nakamoto” who published the bitcoin payment system in 2009. Some of the advantages of using bitcoin is that purchases can be made without any middle men or transaction fees and can be made anonymously.