Month: December 2014

How Emirati Start-ups Are Embracing Bitcoin – PSFK (blog)

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How Emirati Start-ups Are Embracing Bitcoin
PSFK (blog)
While companies like DinarCoin are responding to the dramatic collapse of Iraq's currency, others like BitOasis, which is based between Dubai and California, are responding to environments where a healthy financial infrastructure is in place but out of

The year in bitcoin, in two charts – SFGate (blog)

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The year in bitcoin, in two charts
SFGate (blog)
But the already volatile value of bitcoin plummeted in the latter part of 2014. As Re/Code's James Temple pointed out, newspapers, taxi medallions and shares of Kodak all performed better than bitcoin. And as bitcoin's value tumbled, so seems did the

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Forget Bitcoin Price and Bet on Bitcoin Killer Apps – CryptoCoinsNews

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Forget Bitcoin Price and Bet on Bitcoin Killer Apps
CryptoCoinsNews
But the march of Bitcoin continues – the less Bitcoin is seen as a speculative currency, the easier is to realize the real unique advantages of Bitcoin and to spot potential killer apps, and the easier it will be for Bitcoin to gain momentum as a

Bitcoin Isn’t As Anonymous As You Thought – PYMNTS.com

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Bitcoin Isn't As Anonymous As You Thought
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Three researchers from the University of Luxembourg say their techniques can be used to determine the identity of anonymous Bitcoin users between 11-60 percent of the time. The attack links the Bitcoin public keys with the IP address of the Bitcoin
Tougher to Use Bitcoin for Crime?BankInfoSecurity.com

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New York City ponders bitcoin and Apple Pay for parking tickets – Engadget

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New York City ponders bitcoin and Apple Pay for parking tickets
Engadget
New York City wants to make it easier for the recipients of its some 8-to-10 million annual parking tickets to pay their fines. To do so, it's accepting pitches for payment systems that'd take advantage of mobile tech and things like Apple Pay and bitcoin.
NYC weighs bitcoin, Apple Pay for parking ticketsMarketWatch
Bitcoin Is Much Like the Internet in Its BeginningsBitcoinist.net
NYC residents may eventually be able to pay parking tickets using Apple Pay9 to 5 Mac (blog)

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Venture Capital Funding for Bitcoin Startups Triples in 2014 – CoinDesk

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Venture Capital Funding for Bitcoin Startups Triples in 2014
CoinDesk
It's been a bumper 12 months for bitcoin companies raising funding. In fact, the amount of venture capital flowing into bitcoin startups this year is more than three times the total raised in 2013, according to CoinDesk data. In total, bitcoin firms

Bitcoin 2.0: Revolution resumed – RT

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Bitcoin 2.0: Revolution resumed
RT
As 2015 dawns, the bureaucratic blob at the heart of many multinational business entities is feeling smug. Bitcoin, barely above $300, appears a shadow of its one-time booming self. The lure of the million-dollar bitcoin and beyond has become
The next chapter in the Bitcoin storyFortune
Bitcoin was the world's worst-performing currency in 2014Geek
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Was World's Worst Currency in 2014PC Magazine
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