Rebecca Gallagher

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Are You Paying Too Much for Common Repairs?

Congratulations on buying your first house. Now, you have to learn how to keep it in good repair.<p>Most repairs are simple, inexpensive, and …

How Marketing Will Change In 2015: The Creative Forecast

Top agency, digital and brand players weigh in on the year to come.<p>It’s a new year and time for prediction and anticipation. How much mobile-first, e-commerce-driving engagement will you be programmatically integrating into your 2015 360 strategy?<p>Marketing has made real, beyond-buzzword shifts over …

Inside America's First Bitcoin-Friendly Gun Store

Bitcoin has long been the currency of choice for the dark web’s anonymous black market trade in firearms. Now Michael Cargill wants to offer Bitcoin fans a more legal way to buy a deadly weapon with cryptocurrency.<p>In January, Cargill’s Austin firearm shop and training center Central Texas Gunworks …

Meet GimmeAnother, The Mobile App That Lets Shoppers Create A Personalized Marketplace

Amazon recently snagged a patent for “anticipatory shipping” that is, where they ship you the goods before you even place your order (based on past purchases). Until they actually get the trucks rolling (or drones dropping) one Chicago-based startup is stepping in to make reordering a variety of …

25 Part-Time Business Ideas

Looking to earn some extra cash in your spare time? We've got 25 great ways to get started!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever dream of running a part-time business while keeping your day job? Want to operate a sideline business along with your current business? Or are …

Starting a Business: 4 Ways to Be Intentional About Growth | Inc.com

In the early days of a startup, you should have a one-track mind: Everything you do is helping to build your company.<p>"Honestly, everything is selling. Everything is marketing, everything is support when you're at an early stage," Toutapp CEO Tawheed Kader said at a Senator Club Meetup Thursday …

A New App Helps You Find Those Cool Boots You Saw On The Subway

ASAP54 lets you hunt down coveted items of clothing using just an image, filling a void in the world of online shopping.<p>Have you ever developed one of those borderline creepy obsessions with a piece of clothing you spied on a stranger, vowed to find it and buy it, then realized that searching …

Beyond Mt. Gox, Bitcoin Believers Keep the Faith

<i>By Jeremy Wagstaff</i><p>SINGAPORE -- The apparent collapse of Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox isn't bothering Anthony Hope and others who have ditched …

Bitcoin Startup Coinbase Surges Past 1M Consumer Wallets In The Post-Mt.Gox Era

Today Coinbase announced that it has created more than 1 million consumer Bitcoin wallets on its platform, pointing to increased interest in the market for the cryptocurrency. The company started 2013 with fewer than 13,000 wallets in the bag.<p>That Coinbase grew greatly in 2013 is not surprising, as …

What’s Not Being Said About Bitcoin

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Brian Armstrong is the co-founder and CEO of Coinbase, a leading consumer, merchant, and developer platform for Bitcoin purchasing, selling, and payment acceptance. Follow him on Twitter.</i><p>Mt.Gox is gone. The one-time biggest Bitcoin exchange closed its doors this week and filed for …

You Don't Need A Nobel Prize To Be Wrong About Bitcoin, But It Helps

The internet may have brought us unlimited sources of news and opinion, but the <i>New York Times</i> still has powers that few of the new generation can muster. Among those is the ability to claim two Nobel Prize-winning economists among its staff: the op-ed columnist Paul Krugman and Economic View’s …

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the typical startup environment, small teams with a broad and complementary skill set come together to build a company. There are dozens of skills an entrepreneur must possess -- from accounting and managing a profit and loss statement …

Japan's response to Mt. Gox Bitcoin mess: Taxes, report says

Japan has plans to step in now that the Mt. Gox mess has affected Bitcoin owners all over the world, a new report claims.<p>The Japanese government by the end of this week will outline policies on regulating Bitcoin, Reuters reported, citing people who claim to have knowledge of its plans. A key …

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Another Bitcoin Site Gets Completely Wiped Out by Thieves

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Flexcoin, a relatively small Bitcoin bank, announced early Tuesday morning that it's shutting its …

There are good reasons to buy bitcoin. Too bad they might be contradictory

David Kinitsky controls $50 million in bitcoin. He’s a senior director at Second Market who manages the company’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT), a private vehicle for accredited investors akin to an exchange-traded fund, and is building a new bitcoin exchange for financial institutions. After the …

Mt. Gox falls, but China is seeing a bitcoin \’gold rush\’

Bitcoin Shrugs Off Mt. Gox's Death Rattle

The Bitcoin community may not exactly be dancing on the grave of Mt. Gox, the oldest and once-largest cryptocurrency exchange, which officially filed for banktrupcy in Japan Friday morning. But it’s happy enough to step over Gox’s corpse and go about business as usual.<p>As of Friday afternoon, …

Bitcoin and Bankrupt Mt. Gox Get the Jon Stewart Treatment

Bonus: The return of the Tamagotchi.<p>After the week bitcoin has had, the digital currency community could use a good laugh. Even if it comes at its own expense.<p>Well, bitcoin fanboys and fangirls, Jon Stewart is here to oblige with a segment on last night’s “The Daily Show” in which he hands out some …

A Bad Week for Bitcoin? Yes and No

Well, it’s been a bad week for bitcoin. First, Mt. Gox, the world’s largest and most prominent bitcoin exchange, indicated that millions of dollars’ …

Mt. Gox CEO: We're Bankrupt, and the Bitcoins Have Disappeared

Oh, and Mt. Gox is bankrupt.<p>On February 7, Mt. Gox announced that it was suspending Bitcoin withdrawals indefinitely. The suggestion that the world's first Bitcoin exchange was insolvent caused the cryptocurrency to plummet, and Mt. Gox appeared nearly dead. Flash forward to this last Tuesday, when …

Class-action suit charges Mt. Gox with fraud, seeking the return of users' bitcoins

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange and its owner Mark Karpeles, seeking damages in the hundreds of millions of dollars and the return of bitcoins to users whose accounts were frozen on the site.<p>The lawsuit lays out a number of claims against Mt. Gox, chief …

Still got Bitcoin? Protect it from malware, experts warn

Businesses considering accepting Bitcoins or other forms of cryptocurrency should be prepared to battle a rising number of malware aimed at emptying digital wallets.<p>That’s the takeaway from a new study by SecureWorks, computer maker Dell’s security unit. Researchers found that the number of malware …