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Demand in India for Bitcoins is largely from speculators

Mahin Gupta, a 30-year-old software developer in Ahmedabad, joined the alternative economy in 2011, when an Australian company contacted his firm to …

How to explain Bitcoin to your grandmother

As anyone who doesn't have a degree in advanced computer science knows, Bitcoin is conceptually tricky. Thus, when your grandmother is wanting to buy …

Wired Fires Up New Bitcoin Miner, World Drools

Author: Robert McMillan. Robert McMillan Business<p>Date of Publication: 04.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Bitcoin miners, we understand …

Inside the Race to Build the World's Fastest Bitcoin Miner

There's more than one way to make money from the Bitcoin craze, which has seen the value of the digital currency increase more than six-fold over the …

Bitcoin: the fastest growing currency in the world - video

Bitcoin is an unregulated, uncontrolled online currency – worth more than £500m, it's the world's fastest growing. It can be used to buy drugs, move …

Chamath Palihapitiya, former facebook executive speaks about Bitcoin.

With hackers citing Bitcoin security and quality of code as "alien", just how sophisticated (by code standards) is Bitcoin?

As a layman regarding code, I tend to just take the program's security and functionality for granted. But then I hear something about it seeming …

It’s All About the Bitcoin, Baby

Led by boy wonder Charlie Shrem, New York techies look to take cryptocurrency legit.<p>At his recently opened gastro lounge in Midtown Manhattan, …

My Official Withdrawal from the BitcoinATM Project

Sometimes things don't always go to plan.<p>As background, a few months ago I was approached by two young entrepreneurs. They had purchased a …

Bitcoin Explained

Libertarian presidential hopeful only accepting gold, Bitcoin for donations

While the 2016 presidential election is still far off, one hopeful is getting a head start on fundraising by accepting unorthodox forms of campaign …

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Big VC Says Bitcoin Is 'Gold 2.0. It's a Huge, Huge, Huge Deal'

Think the recent collapse in Bitcoin’s value was the end of the experimental currency’s, um, currency? Not even close, says Chamath Palihapitiya, the longtime Facebook executive who now runs The Social + Capital Partnership.<p>Likening Bitcoin to the “red pill” from the movie “The Matrix,” which …

PayPal President 'Thinking About' Including Bitcoin

PayPal currently doesn’t have much of a relationship with the virtual currency Bitcoin, but that may soon change. The company’s president David Marcus seems to be very interested in the virtual currency, and says his company is “thinking about” potentially including it one day, according to a …

Bitcoin: Overview | Money, banking and central banks | Finance & Capital Markets | Khan Academy

Meet the $2 Million Bitcoin Pizza

LaszloAt right, a verified snapshot of 10,000 bitcoins of tomato sauce, peppers, and onions circa mid-2010. These two pizzas are generally …

What If All the Bitcoin Exchanges in the World Were Shut Down?

Here's a thought exercise. What if all bitcoin exchanges were shut down by various governments? What would the current value of a bitcoin be? This is an important question because of the implied outcome of the current trend by governments to shut down -- or prevent the creation of -- bitcoin …

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Angel Investor, Spotify Fixer Shakil Khan Launches Coindesk, A Bitcoin Resource

Shakil Khan, an angel investor and advisor to Spotify, just launched Coindesk, a Bitcoin resource and news site, amid a boatload of hype and VC interest in the crypto-currency.<p>Khan says Coindesk was a project he conceived of about four weeks ago, around when Bitcoin was surging to an all-time high. …