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Australian Government Seeks End to Double Taxation of Bitcoin - CoinDesk

Australian Government Seeks End to Double Taxation of Bitcoin - CoinDesk | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
The Australian government announced its commitment today to seek a legislative solution to tax questions surrounding bitcoin.
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Why Banks Are Testing Bitcoin's Blockchain (Without Bitcoin)

Why Banks Are Testing Bitcoin's Blockchain (Without Bitcoin) | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
Though lukewarm about Bitcoin itself, bankers see promise in the technology it runs on, specifically the distributed ledger, for efficiency and security improvements in areas like payments and securities handling.
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UBS to Research Blockchain Technology in London Lab

UBS to Research Blockchain Technology in London Lab | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
Swiss investment bank UBS is set to open a London-based research lab to explore the application of blockchain technology in the financial services industry.
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U.K. reveals its plans for regulating Bitcoin | VentureBeat | Business | by Ruth Reader

U.K. reveals its plans for regulating Bitcoin | VentureBeat | Business | by Ruth Reader | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
In addition to legislation, the United Kingdom plans to train law enforcement on how to identify criminal activity related to digital currencies.

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The UK is going to start regulating Bitcoin exchanges

The UK is going to start regulating Bitcoin exchanges | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
It's a big step.
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Evolution drug market closes, taking $11.7 million in Bitcoin

Evolution drug market closes, taking $11.7 million in Bitcoin | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
In what appears to be a Mt. Gox-style demise, the internet's largest black market has shut down and its creators are believed to have taken their users' Bitcoins with them.

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Nasdaq to Provide Trading Technology for Bitcoin Marketplace

Nasdaq has agreed to provide New York-based startup Noble Markets with core technology to power a new marketplace aimed at allowing companies and institutional investors such as hedge funds to trade bitcoin and related digital-currency assets.
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Secure Messaging App Wiper Adds Bitcoin Support, Gets Yanked In China - TechCrunch

Wiper, a chat application designed to provide users with control over their sent and received messages, recently rolled out support for bitcoin transactions..
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Winklevoss twins believe bitcoin will 'wipe out' cash - New York Post

Winklevoss twins believe bitcoin will 'wipe out' cash - New York Post | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
AUSTIN, Texas — The Winklevoss twins predicted a “cashless society” by 2025 as they continued their push to popularize the troubled virtual currency bitcoin. The square-jawed Harvard grads — most f...
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A stealth startup called 21 has raised $116 million to take bitcoin mainstream - Business Insider

A stealth startup called 21 has raised $116 million to take bitcoin mainstream - Business Insider | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
And nobody knows what it does.
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Secure Messaging App Wiper Adds Bitcoin Support, Gets Yanked In China

Secure Messaging App Wiper Adds Bitcoin Support, Gets Yanked In China | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
 Wiper, a chat application designed to provide users with control over their sent and received messages, recently rolled out support for bitcoin transactions between its users.
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WHAT IS CAUSING THE BITCOIN PRICE DROP THIS TIME? | Cryptocurrency And Bitcoin News information on other digital currencies.

WHAT IS CAUSING THE BITCOIN PRICE DROP THIS TIME? | Cryptocurrency And Bitcoin News information on other digital currencies. | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
WHAT IS CAUSING THE BITCOIN PRICE DROP THIS TIME? | http://t.co/hs5pJryyLN
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Meet the Tiny Bitcoin Wallet that Lives Under Your Skin - CoinDesk

Meet the Tiny Bitcoin Wallet that Lives Under Your Skin - CoinDesk | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
A bitcoin entrepreneur and ‘biohacking’ enthusiast has found an unlikely place to store digital currency – under his skin.
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Bitcoin Remains Most Popular Digital Currency on Dark Web - CoinDesk

Bitcoin Remains Most Popular Digital Currency on Dark Web - CoinDesk | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
Department of War Studies professors have published results of their deep dive into the Tor network.
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Interpol 'agents' detail virtual currency malware threat - SC Magazine UK

Interpol 'agents' detail virtual currency malware threat - SC Magazine UK | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
Interpol, which now operates with 190 member countries, has identified a threat to virtual currencies.
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Andreas Antonopoulos Announces New Bitcoin Security Firm » Brave New Coin

Bitcoin pundit and security expert, Andreas Antonopoulos, along with lawyer, Pamela Morgan, and seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Richard Kagan, have started a security firm to securely generate and manage the private keys of Bitcoin companies.

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World Bitcoin Association Files for Bankruptcy Amid Landlord Legal Fight - CoinDesk

World Bitcoin Association Files for Bankruptcy Amid Landlord Legal Fight - CoinDesk | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
The company that operates Bitcoin Center NYC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after months of legal wrangling.
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Does Bitcoin have a security problem?

Bitcoin transactions are irreversible. Once bitcoins are sent, there’s no way to get them back, even if the transaction later proves to be fraudulent.
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If you hate Altcoins, maybe Bitcoin just isn't for you - CryptoCoinsNews

If you hate Altcoins, maybe Bitcoin just isn't for you - CryptoCoinsNews | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
An Altcoin is a Bitcoin derivative – not the financial term. As if Bitcoin terminology wasn’t hard enough already. The source code for Bitcoin is open source. Meaning anyone can make a few small changes and launch a Bitcoin clone.
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When Dollar Collapses, which will be better? Gold or Bitcoin?

When Dollar Collapses, which will be better? Gold or Bitcoin? | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
I’ll trust that you as the reader is educated enough to know the U.S. Dollar is on it’s last legs as the Global Reserve Currency. I’ve certainly written about the shaky financial situation of the U.S.

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Rakuten Starts Accepting Bitcoin - Wall Street Journal

Rakuten Starts Accepting Bitcoin - Wall Street Journal | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. has started accepting bitcoin for purchases in the U.S., adding momentum to the rapid growth of cryptocurrencies as a form of payment.
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The Winklevoss twins tell us why they believe Bitcoin will come to dominate global finance

The Winklevoss twins tell us why they believe Bitcoin will come to dominate global finance | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
Interviewing the Winklevoss twins presents a...
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IBM Rumored to Be Developing Bitcoin Alternative

IBM Rumored to Be Developing Bitcoin Alternative | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
IBM may be looking to further its exploration of bitcoin and blockchain products, according to a new report by Reuters.

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Why 'Britcoins' may soon pay for your latte

Why 'Britcoins' may soon pay for your latte | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
London has become one of the world's leaders in financial technology, and electronic currencies like Bitcoin are proving increasingly popular with start-ups and investors.
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Hackers steal $5M in bitcoin currency during Bitstamp exchange attack

Hackers steal $5M in bitcoin currency during Bitstamp exchange attack | Bitcoin - Digital Currency | Scoop.it
Attackers made off with approximately $5 million worth of bitcoins after hacking the Bitstamp exchange over the weekend.
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