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Le BITCOIN
Un suivi de l'actualité sur la monnaie cryptographique,le Bitcoin
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Bitcoin Talks Lille #6: Jeudi 22 janvier à 19h au Mutualab

Bitcoin Talks Lille #6: Richard Caetano, Pierre Gerard et Victor Mertz

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015, 7:00 PM

Mutualab
19 rue Nicolas Leblanc Lille, FR

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Après une interruption de plusieurs mois, Bitcoin Talks Lille revient en force pour 2015. Agenda: Richard Caetano Fondateur de btcReport et de la société Coinhive, il présentera Handshake, une startup qui vise à éliminer les tiers de confiance pour les transactions de particulier à particulier. Pierre Gerard Fondateur de Yallet, un wallet iPhon...

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Après une interruption de plusieurs mois, Bitcoin Talks Lille revient en force pour 2015.
Agenda:

Richard Caetano

Fondateur de btcReport et de la société Coinhive, il présentera Handshake, une start
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The World of Bitcoin @CES 2015 will feature virtual-currency showcase

The World of Bitcoin @CES 2015 will feature virtual-currency showcase | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
The World of Bitcoin will expose CES attendees to virtual-currency technology.
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Canadians get bitcoin option for credit card payments

Canadians get bitcoin option for credit card payments | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Founded by self-proclaimed bitcoin enthusiast, Darwin Ramon, the startup, YesToBitcoins.com now allows users to settle payments on all Canadian credit cards.
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Finextra: BNP Paribas: The five ways Bitcoin can shake up the financial services world

Finextra: BNP Paribas: The five ways Bitcoin can shake up the financial services world | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Bitcoin could become a market-leading technology that will change the way financial systems are engineered says BNP Paribas, in an analysis of the potential disruptive impact of the crypto-currency on banking and asset servicing.
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If the buyer didn't release the deal , the services of an escrow will be necessary to avoid that the money is lost for the two parties.
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Mining pools : Chunk of Bitcoin Network Being Cut-Off Due to US Regulations

Mining pools : Chunk of Bitcoin Network Being Cut-Off Due to US Regulations | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
One of the first casualties in the US regulatory war on Bitcoin announced today that it will suspend operations on November 30th, effectively shutting down 5% of the Bitcoin network hashing power.
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Bitcoin author Jeffrey Robinson argues it's a scam

Bitcoin author Jeffrey Robinson argues it's a scam | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Author Jeffrey Robinson argues that the bitcoin movement will end in tears for the little guy.
Benoit Boutry's insight:

Cet article ignore les avantages d'une monnaie décentralisée.

Le Bitcoin apporte ce qui n'existe pas encore dans les monnaies centralisées actuelles : payer partout dans le monde , en temps réel, 7/24 , sans frais. Et bien d'autres avantages...

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British serial entrepreneur missing as $1.4m bitcoin is apparently stolen

British serial entrepreneur missing  as $1.4m bitcoin is apparently stolen | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Moolah has gone bust amid questions about its ownership and business practices. By Alex Hern
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Marc Andreessen: Bitcoin, Not Apple Pay, is the Real Innovation

Marc Andreessen: Bitcoin, Not Apple Pay, is the Real Innovation | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Marc Andreessen talks bitcoin, Apple Pay and the problems they face at the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco.
Benoit Boutry's insight:
Parmi les avantages de Bitcoin : les wallets sont compatibles , les transactions sont (presque) gratuites, les paiements sont irréversibles. Quid de Applepay ?
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L’ether, la future monnaie qui vaut déjà des millions

L’ether, la future monnaie qui vaut déjà des millions | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Le Monde.fr version mobile - Un Canadien âgé de 20 ans a réuni plus de 18 millions de dollars en six semaines en vendant des ethers, une monnaie électronique qui n’existe pas encore.
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Bitcoin: 41 million addresses listed on its block chain - report

Bitcoin-based issued addresses, as revealed by the block-chain, reached 41 million as of 9 July 2014, according to “The economics of digital currencies” report issued by the Bank of England.
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Spain's Bitcoin Boulevard Aims to Be World's Biggest and Best

Spain's Bitcoin Boulevard Aims to Be World's Biggest and Best | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
More than 20 merchants in Madrid's busiest shopping district will open for Calle Bitcoin, a Bitcoin Boulevard-style event, today.
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Le Bitcoin passe au sans contact

Le Bitcoin passe au sans contact | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
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il y a aussi #Ledger commercialisé par #lamaisondubitcoin
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Bitcoin classified as the world\'s worst currency in 2014

Bitcoin classified as the world\'s worst currency in 2014 | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Bloomberg, a business and financial news agency, has classified Bitcoin as the world\'s worst currency for 2014.
Benoit Boutry's insight:
Bitcoin is now compared to nation cutrencies. In 2014, Bitcoin has got its status as a world currency dis connected from nations and politic events.
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LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman Created a Company to Reinvent Bitcoin | MIT Technology Review

LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman Created a Company to Reinvent Bitcoin | MIT Technology Review | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
A company given $21 million by leading Silicon Valley investors aims to extend Bitcoin’s functionality so it can power much more than just payments.
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How digital currency could transform the world - Virgin.com

How digital currency could transform the world - Virgin.com | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
I have invested in Bitcoin because I believe in its potential, the capacity it has to transform global payments is very exciting.It has been obvious to us all for quite some time that people aren’t satisfied with the business as usual approach...
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What New FinCEN Guidance Means for US Bitcoin Companies.

What New FinCEN Guidance Means for US Bitcoin Companies. | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Payments consultant Faisal Khan looks at the options for bitcoin companies following recent new guidance from FinCEN.
Benoit Boutry's insight:
What's next ? What will happen in European countries? Compagnies will bave to find a bank or a PSP to work with Bitcoin. In France , Paymium is already using the services of a PSP based in Luxembourg.
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UK watchdog to investigate blockchain potential

UK watchdog to investigate blockchain potential | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
The Financial Conduct Authority is to investigate ways in which the technology underpinning bitcoin can be used elsewhere in the formal financial services industry.
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Dark Wallet, les anarchistes de l'argent

Dark Wallet, les anarchistes de l'argent | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Un groupe de techno-militants vivant dans des squats veut construire sur Internet un nouveau système monétaire libre et anonyme.
Benoit Boutry's insight:
Une dimension politique du Bitcoin contre le contrôle des états dans notre vie quotidienne via la monnaie.
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Government rounds on Bank of England following Chaps breakdown

Government rounds on Bank of England following Chaps breakdown | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
The Bank of England is coming under intense political pressure to provide a more detailed explanation of the ten-hour breakdown in the operation of the UK's high value payments system, Chaps, on Monday.
Benoit Boutry's insight:

Chaps breakdown : does this could happen with Bitcoin, a peer to peer protocol ? 

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Visa veterans raise $14.5m for bitcoin processing platform BITNET

Visa veterans raise $14.5m for bitcoin processing platform BITNET | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Bitnet, a bitcoin payments processor targeting large merchants that was set up earlier this year by a gaggle of Visa and CyberSource veterans, has raised $14.5 million in a series a funding round led by Highland Capital Partners.
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Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’ - Bloomberg

Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’ - Bloomberg | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’
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Les Utilisateurs Bitcoin Russes Bientot Penalises | BitCoinVox

Les Utilisateurs Bitcoin Russes Bientot Penalises | BitCoinVox | Le BITCOIN | Scoop.it
Un projet de loi du Ministere des Finances russe prevoit d'interdire le materiel de mining et de penaliser les utilisateurs Bitcoin
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