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Senate committees to hold hearings about virtual currency

Senate committees to hold hearings about virtual currency

Two senate committees are expected to convene soon regarding possible regulatory issues related to decentralized electronic currencies such as bitcoin. Congressional aide sources inside the Senate told the Wall Street… Read more »

Bitcoin mining network vulnerability ‘not a big deal’

Bitcoin mining network vulnerability ‘not a big deal’

A paper released yesterday by researchers Ittay Eyal and Emin Gun Sirer at Cornell University suggested a subtly new way in which the bitcoin mining network could be vulnerable to… Read more »

Bitcoin helps Iranian shoe store overcome international trade sanctions

Bitcoin helps Iranian shoe store overcome international trade sanctions

An interesting e-commerce site that went online just last week is accepting bitcoin only, because most overseas customers cannot pay with anything else. The business is Persian Shoes, an over… Read more »

CoinLab’s Alydian files for bankruptcy and reveals debt of over $3.6m

CoinLab’s Alydian files for bankruptcy and reveals debt of over $3.6m

CoinLab’s first incubator company Alydian has filed for bankruptcy after only launching three months ago. The company, which enables people to mine bitcoins without having to operate their own mining… Read more »

Australian car company Tomcar now sells off-road vehicles for bitcoins

Australian car company Tomcar now sells off-road vehicles for bitcoins

Car manufacturer Tomcar Australia claims to be the first automobile vendor to accept bitcoin. The company, which makes rugged off-road vehicles, begins accepting the cryptocurrency today. Bitcoin has proven to… Read more »

BTC China beats Mt. Gox and Bitstamp to become the world’s No. 1 bitcoin exchange

BTC China beats Mt. Gox and Bitstamp to become the world’s No. 1 bitcoin exchange

BTC China has become the world’s biggest digital currency exchange having handled a greater volume of bitcoins in the past week than Mt. Gox and Bitstamp. More than 109,841 bitcoins… Read more »

Founder of Liberty Reserve admits guilt and faces 75 years in prison

Founder of Liberty Reserve admits guilt and faces 75 years in prison

Vladimir Kats, one of the co-founders of digital currency service Liberty Reserve has pleaded guilty to a number of charges including money laundering, marriage fraud and receiving child pornography. The… Read more »

Coinkite and Virtex trial bitcoin debit cards and POS terminals

Coinkite and Virtex trial bitcoin debit cards and POS terminals

Bitcoin debit cards and point of sale terminals are coming to Canada. Two Canadian companies – Coinkite and Virtex – are about to offer them, each taking a different approach…. Read more »

Farmers help bitcoin grow organically in Argentina

Farmers help bitcoin grow organically in Argentina

Organic farmers in Argentina are finding bitcoin to be a compelling solution when selling their produce through a website called Tierra Buena. The website has been highlighted in a new… Read more »

Bitcoin debit cards come to Canada

Bitcoin debit cards come to Canada

Bitcoin debit cards and point of sale terminals are coming to Canada. Two Canadian companies – Coinkite and Virtex – are about to offer them, each taking a different approach…. Read more »

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