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U.S. Regulators Battle Bitcoin Businesses for Control

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New Bitcoin Wallet App Targets Philippines Remittance Market

Philippines-based exchange Coins.ph today released a mobile bitcoin wallet app with features the company says are aimed squarely at emerging market …

Is This the Next Bitcoin?

This story appears in the October 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Like Bitcoin, Ripple makes money easier to move around the world. But while Bitcoin is a currency, Ripple is an internet protocol that allows for financial transactions in any currency. For example, a user can transfer dollars …

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4 Court Cases Helping Shape the US Stance on Bitcoin

While the bitcoin economy is currently backed by $284m in venture capital and has a growing band of high-profile supporters, it still operates in a …

Walmart Targets The Poor With New Checking Accounts

By offering low-fee checking accounts, Walmart dares to go where most big banks won't. Few major financial institutions are willing to give lower-income Americans checking accounts these days -- without exorbitant fees.<p>But, unlike the big banks, Walmart really needs low-income customers.<p>The retail …

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Jonathan Bernstein<p>Add North Korea to Trump’s Foreign-Policy Blunders<p>It’s a good thing Trump canceled a summit with Kim he wasn’t prepared for.<p>Stephen …

Ditching the Dollar in Hawaii

<i>I attempt to leave the US dollar while living on the most remote island chain on earth, Hawai’i.</i><p><i>Is it possible or have I drank the proverbial</i> …

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Leaving dead presidents in peace

SINCE cash was invented in the seventh century BC, it has generally been the most convenient way to pay for everyday purchases. But as electronic …

The United States Has The Largest Prison Population In The World — And It’s Growing

Both in raw numbers and by percentage of the population, the United States has the most prisoners of any developed country in the world — and it has …

Out of the Spotlight, Bitcoin Gains Legitimacy

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Cameron Graham, TechnologyAdvice. Cameron Graham, TechnologyAdvice<p>Mainstream perception of bitcoin, much like the …

United Way to begin accepting donations in Bitcoin

United Way Worldwide announced Monday that it will begin taking donations in Bitcoin, the digital currency.<p>Bitcoin users can now use the currency for donations to the United Way's Innovation Fund, a part of the United Way dedicated to updating the organization through "technology, relationships and …

Virgin Founder Richard Branson Says Bitcoin is Working

Advertisement<p><b>Sir Richard Branson, one of the wealthiest men in the United Kingdom (well, in the entire world) had an interview with Bloomberg News</b> …

Check out IBM’s proposal for an internet of things architecture using Bitcoin’s block chain tech

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>In tech circles block chain technology — the transaction processing engine behind the Bitcoin crypto-currency — has become …

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More Companies Are Paying Employees in Bitcoin

ing bitcoin from exchanges can involve lots of hoop-jumping, as customers navigate complex and tedious registration and transaction processes. Some …

We still lie about slavery: Here’s the truth about how the American economy and power were built on forced migration and torture

All these decades later, our history books are filled with myths and mistruths. It is time for a true reckoning<p><i>1937</i><p>A beautiful late April day, seventy-two years after slavery ended in the United States. Claude Anderson parks his car on the side of Holbrook Street in Danville. On the porch of number …

Documents: Tacoma police using surveillance device to sweep up cellphone data

The Tacoma Police Department apparently has bought — and quietly used for six years — controversial surveillance equipment that can sweep up records …

Latin America Launches State-Backed Digital Money Experiments, In Ecuador And Dominica

Virtual currency, still in its nascent phase, has prompted scrutiny from economists and regulators around the world. But in the Western Hemisphere, …

'Micky' Malka on How Bitcoin Can Help the World's Unbanked

<i>Meyer 'Micky' Malka - a director at the Bitcoin Foundation - has been a financial industry entrepreneur since the age of 18, first in his native</i> …

One Venezuelan’s Plan to Reinvent U.S. Financial Services

When Meyer “Micky” Malka was 8 years old, he wrote a letter to the tooth fairy, just as many kids that age do. Except he was very specific in his …

​Bitcoin winning over women in developing countries?

From startups like Chain helping developers build bitcoin apps and bagging a $9.5 million investment; New York-based BlinkTrade unveiling its West …

BlinkTrade Opens New Bitcoin Markets in Venezuela, West Africa

This evening New York-based technology platform BlinkTrade is unveiling UbuntuBitX, its West African bitcoin exchange.<p>It is the second exchange the …

CCN: Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICO, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Goldman Sachs will launch a bitcoin trading desk, the investment banking giant confirmed on Wednesday.<p>Bhaskar Sharma, writing in Medium, has proposed …

BitBeat: Learning to Love a Boring Bitcoin Market

A flat-lining, stable market isn’t as headline-grabbing as the soaring climb that bitcoin experienced last fall or the precipitous decline it saw in the following four months. But it might be just want bitcoin needs.

Nasdaq Exec: Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust Could Be Significant For ETF Industry

<i>By Stan Higgins</i><p>In a new interview, Nasdaq Vice President of Transaction Services and Head of ETF business David LaValle has called the Winklevoss …

The Bitcoin Derivative Boom Can Be A Mark Of The Cryptocurrency's Coming Of Age

The year 2008 will always be remembered for the global financial crisis, an event, fairly or not, often attributed to the proliferation of financial derivatives. Derivatives allow for phony accounting; they obscure the market and concentrate risk and allow megabanks to take on more debt! Such was …