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  • BitcoinWallet.com Domain Name Fetches $250,000

    Bitcoin has become big business, if you weren’t already aware. So it should be no surprise that bitcoin-related domain names are going for a pretty penny while on the market. Such is the case with BitcoinWallet.com — a domain name owned by entrepreneur Niko Younts. Younts tweeted that...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 10:34 pm
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    Apple Removes Blockchain.info App from iOS App Store

    The Blockchain.info app on the iOS App Store has been removed by Apple today, in a shocking move the company says has been caused by “an unresolved issue”. Blockchain.info’s application was the last remaining bitcoin wallet on the app store, with others being taken down in a similar fashion...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 9:41 pm
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    WSJ Launches BitBeat, A Daily Dedicated Bitcoin Round-up

    There’s something to be said about this next story. The folks over at the Wall Street Journal today announced they are starting a daily dedicated bitcoin round-up feature dubbed BitBeat on the website’s MoneyBeat section. The feature will cover the day’s top bitcoin news. Today’s news piece include news of a...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 6:41 pm
  • Central Bank Governor of Kazakhstan Says Bitcoin May Be Deemed a Ponzi Scheme

    It wouldn’t be an ordinary day without another world government coming out against digital currency bitcoin. This time around it’s the Central Bank of Kazakhstan, with its governor making some interesting comments. Kairat Kelimbetov, the bank’s governor, said that bitcoin may be deemed as a ponzi scheme by the...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 1:57 pm
  • Survey: Three in Four Individuals Have No Idea What Bitcoin Is

    In what could possibly be the surprise of the century (not), a survey conducted by The Street indicates that three in four people have absolutely no idea what bitcoin is, and have never heard of it. 24 percent of those surveyed say they have previously heard of the digital currency,...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 11:58 am
  • Details Emerge on CoinSummit San Francisco

    Some details have emerged on CoinSummit San Francisco — two-day invitation-only event that is expected to connect entrepreneurs in the digital currency field with angel investors and venture capitalists, hedge-fund professional, “and others who are looking to learn and network in the virtual currency industry”. Taking place between...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 10:29 am
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    Montreal Gets Its First Bitcoin ATM

    Montreal, Canada has received their first bitcoin ATM, slated to be unveiled this morning at the Montreal Bitcoin Embassy. Built by BitAccess, this ATM will allow enthusiasts and those curious to insert some traditional cash in exchange for digital money, and vice-versa. “What it really is, is a bitcoin...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 10:10 am
  • Malwarebytes Can Now Be Purchased With Bitcoin

    Perhaps it was bound to happen, but anti-malware software Malwarebytes is now accepting bitcoin for the purchasing of their ‘Pro’ version of the software. The highly-praised program is used by great numbers from around the world for the removal of malevolent software from personal and business computers, and...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 9:47 am
  • Massachusetts Allows Pirate Party to Collect Donations in Bitcoin

    In response to a local pirate party’s inquiry regarding accepting political donations in the form of bitcoin, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has given group the green light to collect the digital currency — but not without with strict rules. The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance wrote that the...

    Jayanand Sagar | February 5, 2014 | 8:22 am

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