Month: February 2014

Mt. Gox falls, but China is seeing a bitcoin ‘gold rush’ – MarketWatch (blog)

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Mt. Gox falls, but China is seeing a bitcoin 'gold rush'
MarketWatch (blog)
On Friday, while fans in Hong Kong embraced the opening of the first bitcoin retail store by ANXBTC exchange in the city, Beijing-based Huobi.com, China's largest bitcoin exchange, saw its daily trading volume surge to 69% of the world's total trading

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Bitcoin Bull Malka Holds Firm as Mt. Gox Closing Drags Currency – Bloomberg

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Bitcoin Bull Malka Holds Firm as Mt. Gox Closing Drags Currency
Bloomberg
Malka began investing in Bitcoins in 2011 to pay a contractor in Argentina and bypass government money-transfer restrictions. He founded venture capital firm Ribbit Capital the following year with $100 million to invest in financial-services startups

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MtGox seeks protection on Bitcoin losses – SBS

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MtGox seeks protection on Bitcoin losses
SBS
The troubled MtGox Bitcoin exchange has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan, saying it had lost nearly half a billion dollars worth of the digital currency in a possible theft. Mark Karpeles, who has not been seen in public for several days, re
Mt. Goxalypse Now! Bitcoin's Credibility Faces a Make-or-Break MomentBusinessweek (blog)
Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy ProtectionWall Street Journal
A blessing in disguise for Bitcoin?Business Spectator
BBC News –Deutsche Welle –Bangkok Post
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Mt. Goxalypse Now! Bitcoin’s Credibility Faces a Make-or-Break Moment – Businessweek (blog)

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Mt. Goxalypse Now! Bitcoin's Credibility Faces a Make-or-Break Moment
Businessweek (blog)
For the past few years, Dave Carlson has stored 1,100 Bitcoins in an online account with Mt. Gox, the Tokyo-based exchange that once led the world in trading the digital currency. By the end of 2013, with the Bitcoin price booming, the value of Carlson
Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy ProtectionWall Street Journal
A blessing in disguise for Bitcoin?Business Spectator
MtGox seeks protection on Bitcoin lossesNinemsn
BBC News –Bangkok Post –GigaOM
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Airport Security Harasses Traveller: ‘We Saw Bitcoin In Your Bag’ – Business Insider Australia

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Airport Security Harasses Traveller: 'We Saw Bitcoin In Your Bag'
Business Insider Australia
Barker is co-founder of BitcoinNotBombs, a Bitcoin advocacy group that gets donation-based organisations and social entrepreneurs set up to handle the currency. He's written a very detailed telling of what happened right here. After going through

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Questions Surround Bitcoin Future – Voice of America

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Questions Surround Bitcoin Future
Voice of America
There are troubling questions about the future of the digital currency known as Bitcoin. The value of the virtual currency has fluctuated wildly in recent months – plummeting from an all-time high of $1,100 last December to just under $600 today. The

Valve’s virtual reality headset might be better than the Oculus Rift – The Verge

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Valve's virtual reality headset might be better than the Oculus Rift
The Verge
Valve has been vocal in its support of virtual reality technology, saying that "compelling, consumer-priced VR hardware" could "transform the entertainment industry." Valve says it has offered help to Oculus as it works on the Rift headset, but the 
Valve VR prototype is “lightyears ahead of the original Oculus Dev Kit,” says VG247

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