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'Non-political' Bitcoin is 'like internet – can't be put away easily' — RT ...

'Non-political' Bitcoin is 'like internet – can't be put away easily' — RT ... | money money money | Scoop.it

The crackdown campaign against the Bitcoin payment system was instigated by banks which see it as an “existential threat” to current financial system “crashing down and squeezing so much human energy out of our planet,” blogger Mike Gogulski told RT.

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Bill Gates: Digital Currency Can Help the Poor, But Not Bitcoin

Bill Gates: Digital Currency Can Help the Poor, But Not Bitcoin | money money money | Scoop.it
Bill Gates has high hopes for digital currency as an important banking tool for the poor. But Bitcoin isn't one of those currencies, he said in a Reddit AMA today. At least not in its current form.
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The Financial Crisis: Failure of Capitalism or Failure of Government Policy?

Aspen Institute and the American Enterprise Institute are jointly sponsoring a conversation among Arthur C. Brooks, President of AEI, Martin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a member of AEI's Council of Academic Advisers, and Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at AEI. The event is free and the public is welcome. The audience is invited to participate in the question and answer portion of the program. Although not required, please email for advance registration.

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The Bitcoin Big Bang: How Alternative Currencies Are About to Change the World: Brian Kelly: 9781118963661: Amazon.com: Books

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New Study Shows Why It Makes Absolutely No Sense to Blame the Poor for the Financial Crisis

New Study Shows Why It Makes Absolutely No Sense to Blame the Poor for the Financial Crisis | money money money | Scoop.it
Despite efforts to blame the housing crisis on lower-income buyers, the truth is that the rich had a greater impact on the economy by defaulting on significantly larger mortgages.
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Alternative Currencies and the Risk of Parochialism

Alternative Currencies and the Risk of Parochialism | money money money | Scoop.it
What are the reasons behind alternative currencies and self sustainable communities? Let's discuss the Alternative and Decentralized vs.
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Bitcoin is Hovering Around $250 - newsBTC


The price of bitcoin is now hovering around $250. Just recently I reported on the currency's stance at around $232, and now that price has risen by almost $20.

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Bitcoin 2.0 Startup Colu Attracts $2.5 Million Seed Round - bitcoinviews.com

Bitcoin 2.0 Startup Colu Attracts $2.5 Million Seed Round - bitcoinviews.com | money money money | Scoop.it
BitcoinAgile.com - Real-Time News and Live Market Data. The best place to find most recent news on digital currencies. Bringing news to you from more than 3,000 news portals, blogs, forums and bitcoin communities.
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Bitcoin ATM builder Robocoin targets money-transfer business

Bitcoin ATM builder Robocoin targets money-transfer business | money money money | Scoop.it
The bitcoin ATMs, in the view of the start-up’s founder, would challenge traditional money transfer services such as Western Union.
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Brussels Briefing - EU rapidly changes it's tune on Greece - Irish Examiner

Brussels Briefing - EU rapidly changes it's tune on Greece - Irish Examiner | money money money | Scoop.it
The mood music around the election of left-wing Syriza in Greece changed significantly in the EU as voting day approached.
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…..When we have seen an oil price crash of this magnitude. That was in 2008, just before the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression.

…..When we have seen an oil price crash of this magnitude.  That was in 2008, just before the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression. | money money money | Scoop.it
By Michael Snyder The gravy train is over for oil workers.  All over North America, people that felt very secure about their jobs just a few weeks ago are now getting pink slips.  There are even some people that I know personally that this has happened...
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Risk of New Euro Crisis After Syriza Victory In Greece - GoldCore Ireland

Risk of New Euro Crisis After Syriza Victory In Greece - GoldCore Ireland | money money money | Scoop.it
The crushing victory of the Greek opposition party Syriza in yesterday’s Greek elections has added to jitters in already jittery financial and foreign exchange markets.
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Bitcoin News, Analysis, Interviews and Features - BitScan App for iPhone - The World of Bitcoin in the palm of your hand

RT @bitscanner: Will this finely balanced market endure? Read more about #bitcoin (http://t.co/cT7GPLB3Eg)
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Winklevoss Twins Aim to Take Bitcoin Mainstream

Winklevoss Twins Aim to Take Bitcoin Mainstream | money money money | Scoop.it
The brothers have hired engineers from top hedge funds, enlisted a bank and engaged regulators with the aim of opening their exchange in the coming months.
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Euro in crisis as anti-austerity party triumphs in Greek elections

Euro in crisis as anti-austerity party triumphs in Greek elections | money money money | Scoop.it
Chancellor George Osborne urged Greece's new leaders to act 'responsibly', warning that the institutions of the eurozone are 'not working well enough', which has an impact on the UK.
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25 states issue licenses for Bitcoin exchange - I4U News

25 states issue licenses for Bitcoin exchange - I4U News | money money money | Scoop.it
25 states issue licenses for Bitcoin exchange - I4U News http://t.co/BzlXDLxB33 http://t.co/gigPpfu3ZV
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Bitcoin Price Is Skyrocketing - Back to Old Glorious Days? - CryptoCoinsNews

The bitcoin price has skyrocketed this weekend, starting from the low 220s and ending up on the high 290s!
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Despite fall, bitcoin fans keep the faith - The Boston Globe

Despite fall, bitcoin fans keep the faith - The Boston Globe | money money money | Scoop.it
This time last year, it seemed the world was falling in love with bitcoin, the alternative digital currency generated by a global computer network. Since then, the value of bitcoins has collapsed, falling 13 percent in just two weeks.
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US plans 'regulated' Bitcoin exchange

US plans 'regulated' Bitcoin exchange | money money money | Scoop.it
High-profile Bitcoin backers are seeking to establish a Bitcoin exchange in the US that would be overseen by mainstream financial regulators.
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First “regulated” Bitcoin may become a reality

First “regulated” Bitcoin may become a reality | money money money | Scoop.it
Maverick Winklevoss twins are putting their financial might behind such plans
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How to Get a Job in Bitcoin

How to Get a Job in Bitcoin | money money money | Scoop.it
So you want a job in Bitcoin? Or Dogecoin or Darkcoin or ATOMIC? Disclosure: as someone who has a job in cryptocurrency, I give you my congratulations. Joining the future sooner than later is a smart move, not to mention a thrill.
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Bitcoin At Important Tipping Point – Downtrend Continue? or Reversal? Jan 24, Bitcoin Price Review | The Bitcoin News - Decentralised Bitcoin and Crypto News

Bitcoin At Important Tipping Point – Downtrend Continue? or Reversal? Jan 24, Bitcoin Price Review | The Bitcoin News - Decentralised Bitcoin and Crypto News | money money money | Scoop.it
Published on 24 January, 2015 by Bitcoin Price Review Tagged as: bitcoin price
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Litecoin Price Surges Over $2, Bitcoin Price Up Too | The Bitcoin News - Decentralised Bitcoin and Crypto News

Litecoin Price Surges Over $2, Bitcoin Price Up Too | The Bitcoin News - Decentralised Bitcoin and Crypto News | money money money | Scoop.it
25 January 2015 | Dean Walsh | newsbtc.com Today’s cryptocurrency price action (Sunday 25th January 2015) is dominated by a surge in the Litecoin price, at one point rocketing up to a high of $2.87 on the BTC-e exchange, before gliding back down to...
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First U.S. bitcoin exchange set to open

First U.S. bitcoin exchange set to open | money money money | Scoop.it
The virtual currency bitcoin is getting a very real boost on Monday, with the opening of the first licensed U.S. exchange.
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Bitcoin Value Reclaims Lost Ground - CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin Price advanced to just a few dollars short of our $260 target while BTC-China exceeded the target to 1,575 CNY earlier today. The topping process of the current advancing wave may print one more high in the chart.


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How Anonymous is Bitcoin? A Backgrounder for Policymakers - CoinDesk


Adam Ludwin co-founded Chain.com, a bitcoin developer platform. Prior to Chain, Adam was a venture investor in companies including Vine, Slack, Kik, and Paperless Post.

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