Month: January 2014

Bitcoin tokens photographed in Sandy, Utah. Source: AP – The Australian

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Bitcoin tokens photographed in Sandy, Utah. Source: AP
The Australian
THE top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $US1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road, 

Bitcoin’s Fate Is in the Hands of Clueless Regulators – Wired

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Bitcoin's Fate Is in the Hands of Clueless Regulators
Wired
New York financial regulators held hearings on bitcoin and other digital currencies this week, and many of the businesses looking to push the digital currency into our everyday lives welcomed them with open arms. Companies like Coinbase — a Silicon 
For Bitcoin, regulation may kill the golden gooseThe Conversation
New York Bitcoin License? State Department of Financial Services Seeks International Business Times
The emerging Bitcoin civil warFinancial Post
Christian Science Monitor
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For Bitcoin, regulation may kill the golden goose – The Conversation

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International Business Times

For Bitcoin, regulation may kill the golden goose
The Conversation
It seems governments are finally coming around to the idea that virtual currencies are here to stay. Backed by a business community eager to utilise innovations like Bitcoin, California and New York are…
New York Bitcoin License? State Department of Financial Services Seeks International Business Times
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological BreakthroughEntrepreneur
New York lawmakers bite hard on Bitcoin: why that's good for investors (+video)Christian Science Monitor

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes: Oculus Rift Game Asks You to Defuse an … – International Business Times UK

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes: Oculus Rift Game Asks You to Defuse an
International Business Times UK
An experimental new game using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset asks a group of players to defuse a bomb that only one of them can see. One player, wearing the Oculus Rift, can see the bomb, while their friends have the manual on how to defuse it.

For Bitcoin, regulation may kill the golden goose – The Sunshine Coast Daily

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For Bitcoin, regulation may kill the golden goose
The Sunshine Coast Daily
IT SEEMS governments are finally coming around to the idea that virtual currencies are here to stay. Backed by a business community eager to utilise innovations like Bitcoin, California and New York are quietly considering ways to regulate the trading
New York Bitcoin License? State Department of Financial Services Seeks International Business Times
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological BreakthroughEntrepreneur
New York lawmakers bite hard on Bitcoin: why that's good for investors (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Motherboard (blog)
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ATMs being rolled in Australia for online currency Bitcoin – ABC Online

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ATMs being rolled in Australia for online currency Bitcoin
ABC Online
A new company is planning to roll out 100 ATMs in Australia for the virtual currency Bitcoin. However, there are ongoing concerns about the lack of regulation and volatility of the online money. Natalie Whiting. Source: The World Today | Duration: 3min

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China Bitcoin Exchange Restores Deposit Facility – Wall Street Journal

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China Bitcoin Exchange Restores Deposit Facility
Wall Street Journal
Popular Chinese bitcoin exchange BTC China has restored a facility allowing customers to purchase bitcoin by depositing yuan into the exchange's corporate bank account. The move reverses a decision in December to halt such deposits, which the 
BTC China Accepting Renminbi AgainThe Next Web

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