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By reading this page, you are mining bitcoins – Quartz

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Canadian Investor GreenBank Capital Launches Bitcoin Subsidiaries

Canada’s GreenBank Capital has launched two new subsidiaries to invest in bitcoin startups and cryptocurrency in general. The investment firm claims to be the first public company with a presence in bitcoin, thanks to its new subsidiaries: Bitcoin Canada Investments Inc and Bitcoin Angel…

Banking startup LendUp shows why design is king as big data gets personal — Tech News and Analysis

So far, the rise of big data has largely been a passive affair. Many websites and companies focus on the big part — collecting as much as possible in order to determine what’s relevant and where it’s valuable. This probably works fine when they’re trying to uncover macro trends in customer…

Foundation: Brian Armstrong on Coinbase and Bitcoin Security | TechCrunch

In this episode of my Foundation video series, I sit down for a chat with Coinbase founder Brian Armstrong. We chat about Bitcoin, his first Android wallet project, and the insane security he uses to protect your coins. “We have over 200 tests that run against the code before every deploy…we…

The Bitcoin Meltdown Has Begun - Business Insider

At the start of December, Bitcoin topped out at over $1,200 as e-currency evangelists trumpeted the endless possibilities to be unleashed, comparing it to the breakthroughs not achieved since the start of the internet revolution. Bitcoiners claimed market disruption would bring credit card…

BBC News - Bitcoin sinks after China restricts yuan exchanges

Bitcoin has fallen to less than half the value it recently traded for, following reports of fresh action by Beijing to restrict trade in the virtual currency. BTC China has said that local payment companies have been blocked from providing it with clearing services. It means that the firm - the…