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2 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Why the head of Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange should be in jail

While Mt. Gox owner Mark Karpeles was growing what would become the world's largest Bitcoin exchange, he should have been serving time in his home country of France.

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5 hrs ago | Tom's Hardware

Five Highly Efficient Power Supplies: 1200 W and Up

Antec HCP-1300 Platinum, the $245 Cooler Master V1200, and the $270 Seasonic Platinum-1200.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Will Asian investors trade their gold for bitcoin?

Recent overlaps between gold markets and crypto-currencies are causing a few waves in the digital currency world and as Asian gold imports continue at pace , investors in the region will be keeping an eye on bitcoin market movements.

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Japan Herald

Japan police U.S. authorities to probe bitcoin withdrawals from Mt. Gox

The Metropolitan Police Department will launch a full-scale investigation into the collapse of Mt.

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Forbes.com

Forget Bitcoin, A University Education Is The New Global Currency

Bitcoin may have been getting all the hype, but there is growing evidence that in a world without borders it is not virtual money that is the global currency, but a university education .

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Related Topix: Economics News, Education Etc.

Gadgetell

Wikipedia accepts Bitcoin donations, uses Coinbase

Wikipedia will now be accepting bitcoin donations. Wikimedia's partnership with Coinbase allows for the processing of these donations, according to a recent statement from the company.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Social Software, Wikimedia Foundation

Hispanic Business

Bitcoin Collect, Inc. announces the acquisition of Good Vibrations...

The move comes with the resignation of the company's former CEO, explained, "With so much scrutiny from the federal government, banks, public markets and sanctioned governing agencies, we would have been doing the shareholders a disservice by continuing that business model as a public entity.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

BitFury Announces Hosted Mining Services

BitFury Group, the leading Bitcoin infrastructure provider, today announced it is making hosted mining services available to all business customers.

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Skift

Las Vegas' Tourist Strip Just Got Its First Bitcoin ATM

Somehow the combination of high-stakes gaming, a digital currency, and an ATM on the Strip doesn't make us think of the most salubrious characters.

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Thanh Nein News

Bitcoin turns digital gold as faith in Vietnam dong ebbs

Bui Huy Kien is ignoring the Vietnamese government's warnings and accepting payment in bitcoin for advertisements on his website.

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Related Topix: Economics News, World News, Vietnam,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Wired

Overstock's Radical Plan to Reinvent the Stock Market With Bitcoin

Overstock.com and its swashbuckling CEO, Patrick Byrne, are hoping to create a new kind of corporate stock based on the computer software that drives bitcoin, aiming to overhaul the stock market in much the same way that bitcoin overhauled how we store and exchange money .

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Related Topix: Economics News, Retail, Overstockcom, Apparel, Household Products, Computers, Science, Computer Science

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Why Apple Is Welcoming Bitcoin Back to iOS

Apple is making moves to change its policy on Bitcoin, the popular digital currency, by allowing several related apps, including the most popular Bitcoin wallet, back into the iOS App Store.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Apple, Startups

Mashable

Gold-Backed Bitcoin Spinoff Aims to Keep Some Fun in Virtual Currency

On the spectrum of currency ideologues, gold bugs and Bitcoin enthusiasts occupy equal but opposite positions.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Metal, Anthem, Coin, IA

JD Supra

All That Glitters Is Bitcoins?

What does an Irish electronic repairman, a sheriff from Kentucky, and a Finnish software developer all have in common? They are all getting paid in the hottest technological trend since Al Gore created the Internet: the Bitcoin.

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The Washington Post

Bitcoin is barely regulated. These congressmen want to keep it that way.

Bitcoin industry representatives explain the technology behind the the cryptocurrency at "Bitcoin Demo Day," held in the Rayburn Foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Republican, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Bob Goodlatte, Sports

The Globe and Mail

The truth about bitcoin and its impact on business

Those who understand bitcoin view the technology as highly innovative and one that holds a tremendous amount of potential Those who understand bitcoin view the technology as highly innovative and one that holds a tremendous amount of potential The media's insatiable desire to sensationalize stories has resulted in a lot of misinformation around ... (more)

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Business Journal

Patrick Byrne is turning Overstock.com into an international bitcoin marketplace

The UpTake: Overstock.com was the first company to do more than $1 billion in sales to start accepting bitcoin.

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Related Topix: Retail, Overstockcom, Apparel, Household Products, Economics News, Salt Lake City, UT

Data Center Knowledge

Bitcoin Mining Heavyweight Takes Space at CenturyLink Data Centers

Bitcoin mining infrastructure has very quickly grown into a substantial market niche for data center providers.

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Globe and Mail

Proposed rules expose rifts among bitcoin enthusiasts

Mock Bitcoins are displayed on a table in an illustration picture taken in Berlin January 7, 2014.

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Los Angeles Times

Bitcoin trading website accused of defrauding thousands of customers

Coinable LLC , a service based in Wyoming that exchanges bitcoin, an online currency, for precious metals, continued accepting bitcoin payments despite allegedly stopping shipments for nearly a year, according to a federal complaint filed Friday in Illinois.

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