Month: March 2015

Retail Giant Rakuten.com Now Accepting Bitcoin via Bitnet – CryptoCoinsNews

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Retail Giant Rakuten.com Now Accepting Bitcoin via Bitnet
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Rakuten.com (formerly Buy.com), one of the oldest shopping sites on the web, has announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin payments today using Bitnet. Rakuten.com is similar to Amazon in that it serves as a platform for multiple merchants, all of
Rakuten.com Bolsters Secure Payments Processing With BitnetMarketWatch

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Only 2.3% of Americans in Survey Trust Bitcoin Transfers Overseas – CoinDesk

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Only 2.3% of Americans in Survey Trust Bitcoin Transfers Overseas
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Only 2.3% of Americans would trust bitcoin to send funds overseas in an emergency, according to a new survey by the Digital Currency Council. By contrast, 30.3% of the 750 "regular Americans" sampled would trust their banks to make international transfers.

Bitcoin’s Blockchain Offers Safe Haven For Malware And Child Abuse, Warns … – Forbes

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Bitcoin's Blockchain Offers Safe Haven For Malware And Child Abuse, Warns
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The blockchain, the public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions, has all kinds of good uses outside of providing stability for the world's most popular cryptocurrency, from decentralised data storage to super-flexible email. But it can also be put to

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Oculus Rift Consumer Version Release Date Finally CONFIRMED By Palmer … – KDramaStars

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Oculus Rift Consumer Version Release Date Finally CONFIRMED By Palmer
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Previously, Palmer Luckey has stated that the Oculus Rift consumer version would have huge improvements over the previous beta version of the Oculus Rift, "DK2", as he notes that there would be significant improvements to the VR headset regarding …

UK Bitcoin exchange Coinfloor partners with LHV, Europe’s most XBT friendly bank – LeapRate

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UK Bitcoin exchange Coinfloor partners with LHV, Europe's most XBT friendly bank
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As Bitcoin entrenches itself as the most viable cyrptocurrency with mainstream payment and Wall Street acceptance, the infrastructure supporting the digital currency continues to become more stable, which is very exciting for the globalization of
UK Bitcoin Exchange Partners With Estonian BankBrave New Coin

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Bitcoin A ‘Threat’ To Australia’s Tax Collection System; ATO To Clamp Down On … – International Business Times AU

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Bitcoin A 'Threat' To Australia's Tax Collection System; ATO To Clamp Down On
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A recently released discussion paper has found that Australia finds Bitcoin as becoming a threat to the country's tax system. The paper said new technology and globalisation are among the main factors pushing multinational practices to engage in tax …
Australian Treasury: Bitcoin a Threat to Tax CollectionCoinDesk
Amid Double Taxation, Australia Govt Now Links Bitcoin to Corporate Tax EvasionCoinTelegraph

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UK Bitcoin Exchange Partners With Estonian Bank – Brave New Coin

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UK Bitcoin Exchange Partners With Estonian Bank
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Estonian bank LHV has made clear in the past that they are friends of cryptocurrency, partnering with Coinbase last September to bring Bitcoin services to their customers. Even before the first partnership, the forward-thinking bank announced its