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Ben Horowitz's Bitcoin Bet - TechCrunch

Ben Horowitz's Bitcoin Bet - TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it

Today in bitcoin ephemera I present this interesting bet between VC Ben Horowitz of Andreessen Horowitz and Felix Salmon, noted bitcoin curmudgeon. Ben has invested in multiple bitcoin startups while Felix has a really cool name and is a well-known economics writer.

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Why Bitcoin Must Die. Long Live Bitcoin 2.0. - Forbes

Why Bitcoin Must Die. Long Live Bitcoin 2.0. - Forbes | money money money | Scoop.it

One day, there will be a global digital currency in widespread commercial use whose value will not be controlled by central banks. Governments can forestall this day, as they have for the past 20 years since the first digital currencies were launched, but the market demand for an alternative to inflation-prone fiat money that can be conveniently, securely, and inexpensively exchanged over digital networks will be too strong to resist. Alas, the currency described above will not be Bitcoin, at least not in its current configuration.

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How The Looming Bitcoin Crash will be Exploited by Globalists

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FIAT CURRENCY COLLAPSE - People Seeking Alternative Currencies. BITCOIN & ALT CURRENCY on

As we examined on the program last week, the standard monetary paradigm of the developed western.

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9 Alternatives to Bitcoin: Virtual and Alternative Currencies

9 Alternatives to Bitcoin: Virtual and Alternative Currencies | money money money | Scoop.it
With Bitcoin surpassing a 0 value recently, we take a look at other alternative currencies that have also tried to compete with mainstream cash.
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Most U.S. Consumers Uncomfortable with Using Alternative Currencies

Most U.S. Consumers Uncomfortable with Using Alternative Currencies | money money money | Scoop.it
A new survey shows that U.S. consumers are mostly unaware of Bitcoin and the concept of alternative currencies, and also would never use them. (RT @banktech: Most U.S.
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The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of the XXI Century.

The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of  the XXI Century. | money money money | Scoop.it
In all major regions of the world, the economic recession is deep-seated, resulting in mass unemployment, the collapse of state social programs and the impoverishment of millions of people.
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Bitcoin Price Plummets 20% to Under $690 as Mt Gox Exchange Suspends Withdrawals

Bitcoin Price Plummets 20% to Under $690 as Mt Gox Exchange Suspends Withdrawals | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin has slumped below $690 (£423) per coin, losing 20% of its value in a single day, as Japanese exchange Mt Gox suspends withdrawals to fix technical issues.

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The Great Euro Crisis BBC Documentary) - YouTube

The Great Euro Crisis (BBC Documentary) - http://t.co/TXjsaYqreV
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Virtual currency bitcoin grows in popularity

Virtual currency bitcoin grows in popularity | money money money | Scoop.it
San Francisco on Thursday was hosting a conference that focused on bitcoins, a high-tech currency that is starting to gain in popularity beyond the Internet.
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Virtual currency bitcoin grows in popularity

Virtual currency bitcoin grows in popularity | money money money | Scoop.it
San Francisco on Thursday was hosting a conference that focused on bitcoins, a high-tech currency that is starting to gain in popularity beyond the Internet.
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Congress' new report tells you where Bitcoin is legal - Engadget

Congress' new report tells you where Bitcoin is legal - Engadget | money money money | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, you can't assume that Bitcoin is legal everywhere you go -- it's safe to use the digital cash in some countries, but it's mostly verboten in others. However, you won't have to travel blind.
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Bitcoin Doesn't Have A Deflation Problem - Business Insider

Bitcoin Doesn't Have A Deflation Problem - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it

There's a lingering misconception out there that deflation will be a problem for Bitcoin, and that will prevent it from widespread use.




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Is Accepting Bitcoin Just a Publicity Stunt for Companies? - Slate Magazine (blog)

Is Accepting Bitcoin Just a Publicity Stunt for Companies? - Slate Magazine (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog)
Is Accepting Bitcoin Just a Publicity Stunt for Companies?
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eBay Views BitPay and Coinbase as Potential PayPal Competitors

eBay Views BitPay and Coinbase as Potential PayPal Competitors | money money money | Scoop.it
According to its annual regulatory filing, the company views bitcoin platforms as potential rivals to PayPal.
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The Truth About Bitcoin - YouTube

The Truth About Bitcoin - YouTube | money money money | Scoop.it

Stefan Molyneux looks at the rise of Bitcoin and discusses its history, mining, fees, altcoins, regulatory hypocrisy, worldwide awareness, comparisons to gold, anonymous transactions, possible government attacks and what the future holds for the decentralized cryptocurrency. 

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Bitcoin is far more than a currency for speculators - FT.com

Bitcoin is far more than a currency for speculators - FT.com | money money money | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is being forced to grow up fast.
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PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers | money money money | Scoop.it

PayPal does not want people selling Bitcoin on its platform. It appears that related goods and services, such as Bitcoin mining rigs -- that is, specialized computers designed to mine the cryptocurrency by solving complex math problems -- may also be forbidden.



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Voices of the Next Generation with Gavin Andresen on Bitcoin

Gavin Andresen discusses the future of Bitcoin, the challenges of digital currency, and the role of the Bitcoin Foundation.

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Vertcoin: The Soaring Cryptocurrency Set to Surpass Bitcoin - International Business Times UK

Vertcoin: The Soaring Cryptocurrency Set to Surpass Bitcoin - International Business Times UK | money money money | Scoop.it

When bitcoin was launched back in 2009, anyone with a computer connected to the internet and with the right software could mine it. Early users gathered thousands of coins with ease, but because they were worth a tiny fraction of their current value there was no real incentive to mine them more quickly.

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Apple Removes Bitcoin App 'Blockchain' From App Store - Mac ...

Apple Removes Bitcoin App 'Blockchain' From App Store - Mac ... | money money money | Scoop.it

Blockchain, a wallet app that allows users to send and receive the digital currency Bitcoin, has been removed from the App Store, according to Bloomberg.


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Legal Troubles Barely Subdue a Bitcoin Evangelist's Sermons

Legal Troubles Barely Subdue a Bitcoin Evangelist's Sermons | money money money | Scoop.it
Charles Shrem, the Bitcoin enthusiast, says he hopes one day to return to the world of the virtual currency, maybe as its chief aficianado.
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BitBeat: 2014 Is The Year of Bitcoin…on Wall Street, Silbert Says - MoneyBeat - WSJ

BitBeat: 2014 Is The Year of Bitcoin…on Wall Street, Silbert Says - MoneyBeat - WSJ | money money money | Scoop.it
Jamie Dimon might have called bitcoin a “terrible store of value,” but if Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, is to be believed, many of the J.P. Morgan Chase chief’s peers are very keen on it.
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What Are Alternative Currencies and How Do They Work? - The Blog of Alex Cequea

What Are Alternative Currencies and How Do They Work? - The Blog of Alex Cequea | money money money | Scoop.it

You’ve probably heard the hoopla around Bitcoin (the online cryptocurrency), and if you’ve been playing close attention, you’ve also probably heard about Dogecoin, the most popular new kid on the block. Taking a step back and looking at the whole picture,  I wanted to explore alternative currency systems in general. What are they and how do they work? Are they sustainable? Are they meant to replace established systems? Questions, questions.

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Joseph Stiglitz on the European Recession - YouTube

The talk was recorded in New York at the event 'A Discussion on the Future of Europe,' organized by the Center on Global Economic Governance, SIPA, Columbia University, with The Brookings Institution and World Leaders Forum. The event took place on 25th February 2013.

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