Month: August 2013

Bitcoin: a hopeful start, a stunning spurt, and what the Romans did – CoinDesk

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Bitcoin: a hopeful start, a stunning spurt, and what the Romans did
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Welcome to the CoinDesk Weekly Review 30th August 2013 – a regular look at the hottest, most controversial and thought-provoking events in the world of digital currency through the eyes of skepticism and wonder. Your host … John Law.

Bitcoin Exchange Tradehill Pauses for Regulatory Reasons – Bloomberg

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Bitcoin Exchange Tradehill Pauses for Regulatory Reasons
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Tradehill Inc., an exchange for virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, is temporarily suspending trading, citing unspecified banking and regulatory reasons. “This decision has not been made lightly and we regret having to take such action,” the company
Bitcoin-friendly Internet Credit Union suddenly dumps accounts, citing The Verge
Tradehill Bitcoin Exchange Suspends Trading As Regulatory Concerns Rumble IBTimes.co.uk
Regulatory "issues" lead Bitcoin exchange Tradehill to suspend operations (again)GigaOM
MarketWatch –The Next Web
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siliconANGLE » Bitcoin Weekly 2013 August 28: Bitcoin Luminaries Meet With … – SiliconANGLE (blog)

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siliconANGLE » Bitcoin Weekly 2013 August 28: Bitcoin Luminaries Meet With
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Yet another week of tumult rolls through the Bitcoin cryptocurrency market and community as curiosity piques about the interest of regulators in the virtual currency. News is beginning to trickle in from Monday's closed-door meeting between
Bitcoin Foundation sets the record straight at Capitol HillCoinDesk

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Here’s How the Oculus Rift Will Work on Mobile – AllThingsD

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Here's How the Oculus Rift Will Work on Mobile
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EQ7G8237-X2 Oculus Rift, the much-hyped virtual reality gaming console interface that debuted at E3 2012, is still seemingly some time off from a consumer release. But at PAX Prime, the gaming convention being held this weekend in Seattle, the Oculus
Virtual reality: Lessons from the past for Oculus RiftBBC News
vrAse is an Oculus Rift that uses your smartphone as a displayDVICE
What the Oculus Rift offers creative agenciesDigital Arts Online
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Bitcoin-friendly Internet Credit Union suddenly dumps accounts, citing … – The Verge

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Bitcoin-friendly Internet Credit Union suddenly dumps accounts, citing
The Verge
The Internet Archive Federal Credit Union, an experimental financial institution run by the eponymous nonprofit that archives web history, has established itself as a Bitcoin haven. In contrast to traditional banks, which snubbed businesses built
Bitcoin exchange Tradehill suspends trade, cites 'banking and regulatory issues'MarketWatch
Tradehill Suspends Bitcoin TradingThe Next Web
Tradehill Bitcoin Exchange Suspends Trading As Regulatory Concerns Rumble IBTimes.co.uk
Bloomberg –GigaOM
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Bitmonet Monetizes Your Blog Through The Power Of Bitcoin – TechCrunch

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Bitmonet Monetizes Your Blog Through The Power Of Bitcoin
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Bitmonet – think “Bitcoin Monetization” rather than “Bitcoin Impressionist Painter” – is a platform for creation microtransaction-based paywalls on your blog or content portal. While most people don't like paywalls, most people are also going to have

Coming soon: Pay your rent in Bitcoin – Inman.com

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Coming soon: Pay your rent in Bitcoin
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The startup claims that it's the first real estate company to accept the electronic cash, and that it's adopting the currency in order to cater to a growing number of people who are beginning to use the fledgling currency. “With digital currencies
Rentalutions enables US residents to pay rent in bitcoinsCoinDesk

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