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Bitcoin 2.0: Unleash The Sidechains | TechCrunch

Bitcoin 2.0: Unleash The Sidechains | TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it

“Cryptocurrencies will create a fifth protocol layer powering the next generation of the Internet,” says Naval Ravikant. “Our 2014 fund will be built during the blockchain cycle,” concurs Fred Wilson. And Andreessen Horowitz have very visibly doubled down on Bitcoin.

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China's first bitcoin ATM installed in Shanghai mall

China's first bitcoin ATM installed in Shanghai mall | money money money | Scoop.it
BTC China has installed the country's first bitcoin ATM in its (China's first bitcoin ATM installed in Shanghai mall http://t.co/MwtCsY7ngy)
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Is This $11m Yacht The Most Expensive Thing You Can Buy With Bitcoin?

Is This $11m Yacht The Most Expensive Thing You Can Buy With Bitcoin? | money money money | Scoop.it
A yacht priced at 22,305.134 BTC ($11,000,000) may be the most expensive bitcoin product ever.
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Silicon Valley Job Fair to Match Bitcoin Professionals

Silicon Valley Job Fair to Match Bitcoin Professionals | money money money | Scoop.it
The Bitcoin Job Fair in Silicon Valley is set for those seeking employment in the cryptocurrency industry.
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Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked–Again? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked–Again? - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it


A month after a firestorm erupted over Newsweek's claim that it “unmasked” the creator of bitcoin, a U.K.

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Bitcoin Mining: Road to Riches for Some, Road to Ruin for Others - Guardian Liberty Voice

Bitcoin Mining: Road to Riches for Some, Road to Ruin for Others - Guardian Liberty Voice | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin mining, the road to riches for some, is becoming the road to ruin for others, as the costs of the equipment required to mine Bitcoin spirals out of control. Early adopters have made fortunes mining Bitcoin, but late arrivals are finding it difficult to do more than break even and those who are just now entering the Bitcoin mining industry might not even recoup their original investment.

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The bitcoin uprising

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Bitcoin. Digital gold rush or a shadowy tool empowering criminals on the dark web? What is really driving The Bitcoin Uprising?
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'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin': An Exclusive First Look

'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin': An Exclusive First Look | money money money | Scoop.it
Watch an exclusive first-look trailer for 'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin,' a new documentary making its world premiere at next week's Tribeca Film Festival.
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The Euro Crisis

In this talk, Professor Eichengreen will provide an update on the Eurozone crisis and the prospect for European economic growth and the integration process going forward.
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Iceland and the Global Economic Crisis: The Viking Tiger, A Sacrificial Lamb ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Iceland and the Global Economic Crisis: The Viking Tiger, A Sacrificial Lamb ... - Center for Research on Globalization | money money money | Scoop.it

I was invited by the organisers of the 2014 Winter Symposium of the third research group of the Nordic Summer University (NSU), devoted to the concept of crisis, as an Icelandic citizen and scholar to offer a concise picture of the events in our country, which experienced in the year 2008 a much-televised economic crisis or kreppa, as it is called locally. In what follows, I provide two succinct and inevitably selective pictures: one small, another big.


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Is Dogecoin finally starting to cannibalise itself with meme-based crypto ... - CITY A.M. (blog)

Is Dogecoin finally starting to cannibalise itself with meme-based crypto ... - CITY A.M. (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

It's not clear that Dogecoin's own userbase is keen for the currency to become a replacement for traditional money, or for it to be used as much else than a means of rewarding others on the internet for producing or sharing content.

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How Cryptocurrencies Can Curb Government Power - The Next Web

How Cryptocurrencies Can Curb Government Power - The Next Web | money money money | Scoop.it

Stripe now supports it, as does Square. Gaming behemoth Zynga is taking notice, while some companies have even offered to pay staff salaries with it. This thing even has its own ATM. We’re not talking cash or even gold doubloons though. We’re talking Bitcoin, baby.

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Is Bitcoin the Future of E-Commerce? - ClickZ

Is Bitcoin the Future of E-Commerce? - ClickZ | money money money | Scoop.it


These days, virtual currencies are the playthings of techies - do they have a mainstream future in e-commerce? Today, adventurous merchants are "intrigued" by bitcoin, the currency alternative.

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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin Official Trailer

They call it "digital gold" -- but is Bitcoin the future of money, or a shiny distraction for digital fools?

Created in 2009 by a still-unknown programmer using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is now accepted by many merchants all over the world -- yet for most of us, the open-source currency is still an unknown quantity.

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, a new documentary making its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next week, tells the story of the strange currency via its pioneers. It explains the "Bitcoin mining" market, and explores the many shadowy subcultures within the Bitcoin community.

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Why Bitcoin Is the Smart Bet in Tech Investing - Bloomberg

Why Bitcoin Is the Smart Bet in Tech Investing - Bloomberg | money money money | Scoop.it

April 15 (Bloomberg) -- Draper Fisher Jurvetson Founding Partner Tim Draper discusses his tech investment ideas on Bloomberg Television's “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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Amazon Says It Won't Accept Bitcoin - TIME

Amazon Says It Won't Accept Bitcoin - TIME | money money money | Scoop.it


America's largest online retailer has no plans to hop on the Bitcoin bandwagon. Amazon's head of payments told Re/Code that the company has no current plans to accept the digital currency.

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Bitcoin defies talk of China crackdown - CNBC.com

Bitcoin defies talk of China crackdown - CNBC.com | money money money | Scoop.it


The price of bitcoin rose on Tuesday despite growing uncertainty regarding regulation in China, including a possible deadline for the country's banks to stop handling the virtual currency.

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BitBeat: Bitcoin, the Honey Badger of Money, Fearless Again - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: Bitcoin, the Honey Badger of Money, Fearless Again - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

It may be impossible to know exactly how many people are part of the bitcoincommunity, but there’s a new site called bitnodes that is trying to track the number of “nodes” (each representing a server, or a server farm) on the bitcoin network, and it’s turning out some surprising results.

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Origin of Money

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Where did the idea or concept of money originate? That is what this page is setting out to find out. The idea or concept of money has been around for a long time. In fact, many things have been used as 'money'.
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Can You Use Bitcoin for a Tax Haven? - Bloomberg

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April 14 (Bloomberg) -- University of Florida Assistant Law Professor Omri Marian discusses potential tax abuses using Bitcoin.

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Amazon Says No to Accepting Bitcoin, Maybe to Building an Amex or Visa ... - Re/code

Amazon Says No to Accepting Bitcoin, Maybe to Building an Amex or Visa ... - Re/code | money money money | Scoop.it

“Obviously it gets a lot of press and we have considered it,” Amazon payments head Tom Taylor told Re/code in a recent interview, “but we’re not hearing from customers that it’s right for them and don’t have any plans within Amazon to engage bitcoin.”

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Bitcoin bound for 'guns and gold crowd' - Financial Times

Bitcoin bound for 'guns and gold crowd' - Financial Times | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin is making its way from shadowy digital exchanges to the mainstream US retail fund market and even retirement accounts – much to the dismay of financial advisers.

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BitBeat: Bitcoin's Status in China Not So Black-and-White - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: Bitcoin's Status in China Not So Black-and-White - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

Yes, as we relayed last week, some Chinese bitcoin-exchanges received notices from their banks that they wouldn’t handle any bitcoin-related transaction services. That caused the price of bitcoin to swoon. But it started rebounding on Friday after thegovernor of the People’s Bank of China said the government is not going to ban bitcoin. It continued to rise over the weekend and Monday as bitcoiners grew less concerned.

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Bulk of euro crisis is over: French central banker - CNBC.com

Bulk of euro crisis is over: French central banker - CNBC.com | money money money | Scoop.it


Christian Noyer says the bulk of the European financial crisis is over, though he added that the European Central Bank stands "ready to act" if the euro appreciates.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation