Patrick Levell

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PayPal Urges Regulatory Reform

PayPal, having long ago charted the state-by-state regulatory waters for U.S. payments companies, is urging a reform to the rules in an effort that …

Someone spent $1 million worth of bitcoins for mining gear

By Timothy B. Lee<p>Bitpay, a startup that helps ordinary businesses accept bitcoins from their customers with minimal hassle, announced Tuesday that it had processed its first million-dollar transaction. Butterfly Labs manufactures Bitcoin mining hardware, which allows users to participate in …

The Chinese Are In Love With Bitcoin And It's Driving The Digital Currency's Prices Into The Stratosphere

That now seems like a distant memory.<p>Since reaching a low of $109 on the Mt. Gox exchange the day of Silk Road incident Oct. 2, prices have climbed nearly $100, reaching as much as $233. Prices haven't fallen below $200 since Sunday.<p>The reason is simple: China.<p>Even before the Silk Road crackdown, …

E54 - Towards a Bitcoin Future

<i>Subscribe to Let’s Talk Bitcoin! for free to automatically download new episodes.</i> Shownotes for Episode 54 - <b>Towards a Bitcoin Future</b> On Today's …

London Bitcoin exchange off to a rocky start

A new London-based Bitcoin exchange got off to a bumpy start Tuesday, as hopeful investors found themselves locked out of the platform.<p>Coinfloor, which claims to be the most powerful Bitcoin trading platform in the world, will begin allowing investors in the U.K and Europe to buy and sell Bitcoin …

Chamath Palihapitiya Owns $5 Million In Bitcoins, Wants To Own $10-$15 Million

We already knew that Chamath Palihapitiya, ex-Facebook executive, and founder and partner of The Social+Capital Partnership, was bullish on Bitcoins. But how bullish? He actually owns the equivalent of $5 million in Bitcoins, representing one of the largest positions in the world with the …

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