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Banking innovation depends on bitcoin

Banking innovation depends on bitcoin

With one firm swoop, banks could eliminate the threat from Apple, Google, and PayPal by embracing the new bitcoin cryptocurrency. Disruption doesn’t always come from the outside but revolutions do… Read more »

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Malware gang steals $1.4m and sets up bitcoin exchange to launder it

Malware gang steals $1.4m and sets up bitcoin exchange to launder it

Last week, four men were arrested in the Netherlands for spreading a type of malware that allowed them to obtain Dutch bank account information. And they used a bitcoin exchange… Read more »

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Blockchain.info user wins 10 BTC for opening site’s 500,000th bitcoin wallet

Blockchain.info user wins 10 BTC for opening site’s 500,000th bitcoin wallet

Blockchain.info has given 10 BTC to the person who opened the 500,000th bitcoin wallet on the site. As well as providing a bitcoin wallet service, Blockchain.info is a block chain browser… Read more »

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Australian crowdfunding site Pozible accepts bitcoin

Australian crowdfunding site Pozible accepts bitcoin

Another crowdfunding site is taking on bitcoin. Sydney-based Pozible started accepting the cryptocurrency for its projects on Monday. The site, which claims a 55% success rate in funding projects, says… Read more »

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FBI proves seizing bitcoins isn’t the same as owning them

FBI proves seizing bitcoins isn’t the same as owning them

While the FBI may have its hands on the founder of Silk Road’s bitcoin wallet, that doesn’t mean it has access to what’s inside. Ross Ulbricht, despite his own self-incriminations… Read more »

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Bitcoin: a clear choice for Seattle window cleaner

Bitcoin: a clear choice for Seattle window cleaner

The window cleaning industry isn’t exactly recession-proof. Just ask Christian Bennett, a 23-year veteran that started his own Seattle-based business, Christian Bennett Window Cleaning, in 2000. For Bennett, the job… Read more »

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Robocoin launches bitcoin ATM in Vancouver

Robocoin launches bitcoin ATM in Vancouver

Las Vegas-based startup Robocoin has partnered with Canadian company Bitcoiniacs to launch the first bitcoin-based ATM in Vancouver. Speaking from the launch at Waves Coffee House, where the ATM is located, Robocoin CEO Jordan Kelley said: “It’s… Read more »

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This man bought $27 of bitcoins in 2009 and they’re now worth $980,000

This man bought $27 of bitcoins in 2009 and they’re now worth $980,000

A Norwegian man who bought $27 worth of bitcoins in 2009 and forgot about them discovered they were worth approximately $886,000 when he checked recently. Kristoffer Koch decided to buy… Read more »

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Op-Ed: The bitcoin price has the potential to reach $1,820 by 2020

Op-Ed: The bitcoin price has the potential to reach $1,820 by 2020

Editor’s note: This guest post was written by Radoslav Albrecht, co-founder of peer-to-peer bitcoin lending platform Bitbond.net. He has a background in economics, worked at an investment bank in London, and runs the… Read more »

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The bitcoin price has the potential to reach $1,820 by 2020

The bitcoin price has the potential to reach $1,820 by 2020

The bitcoin price is probably the most discussed aspect about bitcoin. But only few discussions try to derive a quantified long-term price potential. Do not mistake potential for prediction. As… Read more »

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