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Digital Currency Firm Co-founder Gets 10 Years in Prison in Cash-Laundering Case
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Digital Currency Firm Co-founder Gets 10 Years in Prison in Cash-Laundering Case

Vladamir Kats pleaded guilty later in 2013 to money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.
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
Bitcoin

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.
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.
Prominent Bitcoin Developer Declares the Digital Currency a Failure
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Prominent Bitcoin Developer Declares the Digital Currency a Failure

'The fundamentals are broken and whatever happens to the price in the short term, the long-term trend should probably be downwards,' developer wrote.
Kia Kokalitcheva
It's Crucial to Keep Up With These 6 Digital Trends in 2016
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It's Crucial to Keep Up With These 6 Digital Trends in 2016

Using 3-D printers, Bitcoin and the Internet of Things are just a few ways to stay ahead of the digital game this year.
Adam Toren
Mike Tyson and His Face Tattoo Will Represent New Bitcoin Digital Wallet Product
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Mike Tyson and His Face Tattoo Will Represent New Bitcoin Digital Wallet Product

'Mike Tyson's Digital Wallet' is a mainstream service that lets consumers buy and sell bitcoin at any bitcoin ATM.
Has the True Identity of the Bitcoin Founder Finally Been Revealed?
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Has the True Identity of the Bitcoin Founder Finally Been Revealed?

The latest name to float to the surface in the hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto is Craig Steven Wright, an Australian entrepreneur and academic.
Nina Zipkin
Bitcoin Hits $300 Mark
Digital Currencies

Bitcoin Hits $300 Mark

The last time the cryptocurrency was priced this high was in July.
Daniel Roberts
Insights From the Man Who Created a Digital Currency as a Joke That Then Blew Up
Cryptocurrency

Insights From the Man Who Created a Digital Currency as a Joke That Then Blew Up

Jackson Palmer, an Adobe marketing product manager, created Dogecoin as a side project.
Eric Siu
New York Just Issued Its First BitLicense
Bitcoin

New York Just Issued Its First BitLicense

A bitcoin startup called Circle Internet Financial is now permitted to offer digital currency services in the state.
Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.
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Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.

The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.
Matt Clinch
Tech Glitches Ground Planes, Freeze the NYSE: This Week's Headlines (VIDEO)
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Tech Glitches Ground Planes, Freeze the NYSE: This Week's Headlines (VIDEO)

Plus: CitiGroup dips its toe in Bitcoin's pond and how Elon Musk's money is being used to protect AI from obliterating humanity.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Why This Bitcoin Exchange Is Leaving New York
Digital Currencies

Why This Bitcoin Exchange Is Leaving New York

Digital currency exchange ShapeShift says it is taking a 'moral and ethical stand' against new regulations.
Everett Rosenfeld