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KYC Dilemma: US Secret Service Seizes $13k from Coinbase Customer

KYC Dilemma: US Secret Service Seizes $13k from Coinbase Customer | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The United States Secret Service (USSS) seized more than 25 bitcoins from a Coinbase account and converted them automatically to $13,000 USD.
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ISO May Propose Certified Standards for Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers

ISO May Propose Certified Standards for Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
In April when the Bitcoin community began preparing for Australian Craig Wright's "Satoshi Nakamoto reveal," there was another announcement from Down.
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U.S. State Department Recommends Development of Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers to International Partners

Last month the U.S. State Department launched the
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Verisign Patents Technology that Prevents Bitcoin Double Spending

Verisign Patents Technology that Prevents Bitcoin Double Spending | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Verisign patent application for a technology to prevent double spending can make bitcoin payments more efficient. Rea
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Bitcoin Investment Trust Shows Remarkable Profit Growth - NEWSBTC

Bitcoin Investment Trust Shows Remarkable Profit Growth - NEWSBTC | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
What makes the Bitcoin Investment Trust so appealing to investors is the concept of being the first publicly quoted securities deriving value from the Bitco
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Goldman Sachs files patent for virtual settlement currency - FT.com

Goldman Sachs files patent for virtual settlement currency - FT.com | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Goldman Sachs has made a patent application for a cryptocurrency settlement system in a move that underlines bank hopes that the architecture behind bitcoin can revolutionise global payments. The application for a new virtual currency, dubbed “SETLco
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Goldman Sachs Files Patent Application For Securities Settlement Using Cryptocurrencies

Goldman Sachs Files Patent Application For Securities Settlement Using Cryptocurrencies | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
On November 19, the United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) published Goldman, Sachs Co.’s patent application 20150332395 ...
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The Bitcoin Game #29: Bitcoin Journalist Brian Cohen | Lets Talk Bitcoin

The Bitcoin Game #29: Bitcoin Journalist Brian Cohen | Lets Talk Bitcoin | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Hello, welcome to episode 29 of the The Bitcoin Game. I'm Rob Mitchell.
I first became acquainted with Bitcoin journalist Brian Cohen in mid-2014, as we were both active on the then-new Let’s Talk Bitcoin platform. I saw he was doing some fairly serious Bitcoin journalism. Soon after I launched this podcast, I reached out to Brian for an interview. It took a year for us to finally connect, but I finally spoke to the man who digs up a lo...
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Governments Seize the Opportunity to Control Bitcoin

Governments Seize the Opportunity to Control Bitcoin | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
CoinTelegraph highlights some recent events overlooked by the Bitcoin industry that immediately precipitated the announcement including an FBI “playbook” and European seizure survey.
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21 Inc Reveals Profit Sharing Technology Plans in Patent Application

21 Inc Reveals Profit Sharing Technology Plans in Patent Application | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
On October 15, 2015, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published 21 Inc.’s (21) patent application 20150294308 for “Digital Mining Circuitry.”
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Vermont’s Legislature is Considering Support for Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts | LLRX.com

Vermont’s Legislature is Considering Support for Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts | LLRX.com | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is a significant disruptive technology with a growing impact on the financial sector and legal sectors, around the world. Alan Rothman expertly educates us on new legislation from Vermont that is intended to move the state towards using
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Bank of America’s and Coinbase’s Bitcoin Patents Revealed

Bank of America’s and Coinbase’s Bitcoin Patents Revealed | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Recent filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) revealed a dossier of applications from Coinbase as well as a cryptocurrency filing from Bank of America.
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Money's Edge News- Vermont is Mulling Blockchain Technology for Managing State Records

Money's Edge News- Vermont is Mulling Blockchain Technology for Managing State Records | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
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California Pension Fund Considers Blockchain Opportunities - CoinDesk

California Pension Fund Considers Blockchain Opportunities - CoinDesk | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Board members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) recently took part in a discussion on blockchain technology.
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An eBay App to Track Health and Offer Shopping Therapy?

An eBay App to Track Health and Offer Shopping Therapy? | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Can shopping help stave off disease? eBay filed a patent that shows it wants to help people with health issues fin
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U.S. State Department Encourages Development Of Blockchain Technology - EconoTimes

U.S. State Department Encourages Development Of Blockchain Technology - EconoTimes | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
EconoTimes is a fast growing non-partisan source of news and intelligence on global economy and financial markets, providing timely, relevant, and critical insights for market professionals and those who want to make informed investment decisions.
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Verisign Patent Addresses Double Spending in Digital Currency

Verisign Patent Addresses Double Spending in Digital Currency | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
One drawback to the Verisign proposal is how it would work for digital currency in general, but it might never be applicable to Bitcoin.
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Goldman Sachs wants to create its own version of bitcoin

Goldman Sachs wants to create its own version of bitcoin | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Goldman has a new patent for their own version of bitcoin.
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Matt Levine's Money Stuff: Babies, Hashlets and Yahoo

Matt Levine's Money Stuff: Babies, Hashlets and Yahoo | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Also whistleblowers, arbitrage and bond market liquidity.
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Judge Judy Tackles eBay Bitcoin Fraud

Judge Judy Tackles eBay Bitcoin Fraud | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
People take a great leap of faith when buying something on the Internet, according to TV personality Judge Judy. She is ...
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OECD: Simply ‘Discussing’ Bitcoin Illegality is Mutually Damaging

OECD: Simply ‘Discussing’ Bitcoin Illegality is Mutually Damaging | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an organization “created as an economic counterpart to NATO,” held a hearing on disruptive innovation in the financial sector.
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PayPal Proposes Reputation Cryptocurrency & Blacklist in Patent Applications

PayPal Proposes Reputation Cryptocurrency & Blacklist in Patent Applications | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
United State Patent and Trademark Office published eBay patent applications “Distributed Crypto Currency Reputation System” and “Distributed Crypto Currency Unauthorized Transfer Monitoring System”.
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Dutch National Police Set Sights on Blockchain-Based Cloud Services | Bitcoin Magazine

Dutch National Police Set Sights on Blockchain-Based Cloud Services | Bitcoin Magazine | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
The Dutch National Police have taken an interest in Blockchain-based cloud services. A presentation given over the summer reveals a new...
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Coinbase Files 9 Patents for Bitcoin Products

Coinbase Files 9 Patents for Bitcoin Products | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Bitcoin services firm Coinbase has filed nine patent applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
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Independence Bancshares Studying Virtual Currencies | Lets Talk Bitcoin

Independence Bancshares Studying Virtual Currencies | Lets Talk Bitcoin | Brian Cohen Portfolio | Scoop.it
Independence Bancshares - a publicly traded (albeit thinly on the OTC:QX), FDIC-insured, community-based bank in Greenville, South Carolina - seemed poised to become the first bank in the United States to embrace Bitcoin payments, according to three patents published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. However, after speaking with Chief Executive Officer Gordon Baird, Let's Talk Bitcoin has learned that Independence Bancshares has clearly distanced themselves from Bitcoin, but is "studying virtual currencies."
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