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Bitcoin pioneer calls for regulatory guidance from EU

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe should update its laws to reflect the rise of digital currencies, the head of a bitcoin start-up said, after a successful U.S. auction of bitcoins was seen as a sign of their broadening appeal.<p>A bitcoin sticker is seen in the window of Locali Conscious Convenience store, …

Bitcoin Millionaire Announces the Winner of His $100k Bounty

<i>This is a guest post by Richard Boase.</i><p>A Bitcoin millionaire from Monaco who recently posted a bounty on Reddit for $100,000 for a proposal that could …

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase tries to quell security concerns with 'vault' service - Tech Advisor

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Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert

By Kim Lachance Shandrow | Small Business

Will Bitcoin's regulatory future resemble Linux?

Like Bitcoin, no one regulates Linux. But since the latter has its ecosystem highly regulated, we wonder whether Bitcoin will follow suit?

Russia Softens Stance on Bitcoin

Central Bank Will Allow Use of Virtual Currency<p>Russian authorities have softened their tone on Bitcoin; the central bank now says it won't hamper the usage of the virtual currency whereas previously it had vowed to crack down on the electronic payment instrument.<p>The Bank of Russia is now …

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Tim Draper outspends all other bidders to win the US Marshals' Silk Road bitcoin auction

We still don’t know the winning bid for the nearly 30,000 Silk Road bitcoins auctioned by the US Marshals Service (USMS) on Monday. But we now know …

Scottish Independence: Test Bitcoin on Scots if They Lose UK Pound

Guy Debelle, assistant governor for the Reserve Bank of Australia, says Scotland should experiment with using bitcoin as it's likely that the country …

Is Bitcoin safe?

Many people are questioning if Bitcon is safe. And it's no wonder given horror stories such as Tokyo-based Bitcon exchange Mt. Gox, which filed for …

How Bitcoin Could Help Stem Political Corruption in the US

When the United States Supreme Court ruled in the late 1970's that corporations are people, they opened up a can of worms and now Americans have to …

A killer feature for wallets and exchanges

Awhile back I was working on some software for a Bitcoin ATM that didn't offset its Bitcoin sales instantly at an exchange. During that time it hit …

Bitcoin Fan Hopes to Help Kyrgyzstan’s Migrant Workers

In the corner of a small pizzeria in central Bishkek, an experiment is unfolding. Central Asia’s first and only bitcoin ATM converts dollars into the …

Latin American Bitcoin Startup Moneero Exits Stealth Mode

Uruguay-headquartered bitcoin startup Moneero has officially exited stealth mode, and announced that its debut wallet services are open to an initial …

Weekly Wrap: Bitcoin Rival Could Shake Up Commerce; Rethinking Credit Scores

<b>Ripple Effect</b>: Futurist Dick Samson champions the Ripple protocol, an open-source payment and currency exchange system that he says "could transform …

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Vinumeris and Olivier Janssens team up

Reprinted with permission of Mike Hearn. THANK YOU!<p><b>Vinumeris and Olivier Janssens team up</b><p>Welcome to the first email update about Vinumeris and the …

MIT Bitcoin Project Announces First Round Competition Winners

The MIT Bitcoin Project has announced the winners of the first round of its BitComp competition, with three teams winning cash prizes.<p>BitComp, which …

Bitcoin Fund Gets Name

The Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, are moving forward with their proposed bitcoin ETF, updating regulatory paperwork to include the ticker …

How Bitcoin is Transforming the Economic Landscape in the Philippines

The Philippines has been experimenting with different payment modes for years. The problem is that many of these systems never attained worldwide …

Bitcoin may have finally reached a tipping point

After a rocky spring, Bitcoin is on a bit of a winning streak as notable web retailers add support, Russia softens its stance towards the …

Bitcoin pioneer calls for regulatory guidance from EU

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe should update its laws to reflect the rise of digital currencies, the head of a bitcoin start-up said, after a successful U.S. auction of bitcoins was seen as a sign of their broadening appeal.<p>A bitcoin sticker is seen in the window of Locali Conscious Convenience store, …

Corporate Acceptance of Bitcoin on the Rise

Fitch Ratings-New York-01 July 2014: Several recent events point to greater corporate acceptance of the virtual currency Bitcoin as a payment …

Nice work Jon Matonis

<b>Why the OECD Needs to do its Homework on Bitcoin</b><p>Jon Matonis (@jonmatonis) | Published on July 1, 2014 at 17:57 BST<p>Share<p>The Organisation for Economic …

Guns, Booze, and Bitcoin

Like any good bonfire, the evening ritual at the Porcupine Festival deep in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, includes a drum circle, plumes of …

US Marshal's 30,000 Bitcoin bounty SOLD to just one bidder

If you’re still wondering who the winners are in the Bitcoin auction held last week, you’ll be delighted to know that the US Marshals Service has …