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Meet the world's first Bitcoin baby

Meet the world's first Bitcoin baby | money money money | Scoop.it
Fertility specialist Dr. Terence Lee is a pioneer in the world of retail bitcoin transactions.
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Bitcoin won't hide you from the NSA's prying eyes - Wired.co.uk

Bitcoin won't hide you from the NSA's prying eyes - Wired.co.uk | money money money | Scoop.it

Revelations about the US government's internet surveillance programmePrism appear to have sent the price of bitcoins plummeting.

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The Demise of Money and Credit - American Spectator

Central banks worldwide, led by the U.S. Federal Reserve, mint new money ceaselessly to bail out insolvent governments, insolvent banks, and insolvent but politically powerful corporations and labor unions. This new money goes first to insiders in the financial sector, who exchange the cheap credit for commodities, stocks, and real estate at ever-rising prices. This is the so-called carry-trade, monopolized by a financial class that uses free money from the Fed to front-run the authorities for insider profits.

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Spain's Capital Flight Is Now Bigger Than Asian Financial Crisis: Consequences ... - mi2g

Spain's Capital Flight Is Now Bigger Than Asian Financial Crisis: Consequences ... - mi2g | money money money | Scoop.it

Jorg Asmussen, Germany’s ECB board member has said that sovereign bond purchases are necessary to save the euro and, therefore, within the bank’s mandate. “The risk premia of sovereign bonds now reflect not just the insolvency risk of some countries but an exchange rate risk, which should not theoretically exist in a currency union. The markets are pricing in a break-up of the eurozone. Such systemic doubts are not acceptable,” he said.

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A few words of gratitude + | Beyond Money

A few words of gratitude + | Beyond Money | money money money | Scoop.it
Devoted to the liberation of money and credit, and the restoration of the commons (by Thomas H. Greco)
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The Politics of Bitcoin Mixing Services - Forbes

As the cryptocurrency arms race escalates beyond identity verification at exchange endpoints, mixing services for bitcoin may emerge as the next frontier in the battle for financial privacy.

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Will Bitcoin ever go truly mainstream? Watch how the experts answered at ... - The Next Web

Will Bitcoin ever go truly mainstream? Watch how the experts answered at ... - The Next Web | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin has captured the attention and imagination of the tech community at large over the past few years and its momentum shows no sign of slowing. Still, we’re a long way from mainstream banks and national governments endorsing this decentralized, electronic currency.

 
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Is Bitcoin Just Conceptual Art? | The Creators Project

Is Bitcoin Just Conceptual Art? | The Creators Project | money money money | Scoop.it
Everyone might think that Bitcoin is a virtual currency, but it's not, it's an art project masquerading as one. (Is Bitcoin Just Conceptual Art?
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Can this couple live on Bitcoin alone for 90 days? - Memeburn

Can this couple live on Bitcoin alone for 90 days? - Memeburn | money money money | Scoop.it


This is pretty interesting, a couple about to get married intends to spend the first 90 days of their newlywed life living on nothing but virtual currency Bitcoin.

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How Bitcoin lets you spy on careless companies (Wired UK)

How Bitcoin lets you spy on careless companies (Wired UK) | money money money | Scoop.it
It turns out that, for some, Bitcoin business can come with an unexpected pricetag: privacy.
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Bitcoin has more staying power than other digital currencies - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Bitcoin has more staying power than other digital currencies - Minneapolis Star Tribune | money money money | Scoop.it
Bitcoin has more staying power than other digital currencies
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Bitcoin has shot up and crashed at least twice now. Exchanges where the fast-rising new digital currency trades have been hacked, and so have individual accounts.
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Eurozone: three countries have debt-to-income ratios of more than 300%

Eurozone: three countries have debt-to-income ratios of more than 300% | money money money | Scoop.it

Figures expose indebtedness of eurozone governments in relation to government revenues – UK is sixth with ratio of 21

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Bitcoin's flash-crash lesson: Number-based currencies don't 'cure' human nature - CoinDesk

Bitcoin's flash-crash lesson: Number-based currencies don't 'cure' human nature - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it
The price of bitcoins has fallen considerably from the recent high of around $130 in late May, with a dramatic drop from $108 to $91 in the past 24-hour period.
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10 things about Bitcoin every consumer should know | PCWorld

10 things about Bitcoin every consumer should know | PCWorld | money money money | Scoop.it
While many in the Bitcoin community discredit the criticism against the currency, no interested party should dive into a Bitcoin engagement without knowing the facts.
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China Trumps The U.S. In The Battle Over Bitcoin

China Trumps The U.S. In The Battle Over Bitcoin | money money money | Scoop.it
American startups embraced Bitcoin early, but the Web-based currency is more popular in China, which could leave the U.S. at a disadvantage.
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STAGE TUBE: Watch CINDERELLA Cast Parody 'Baby Got Back'!

STAGE TUBE: Watch CINDERELLA Cast Parody 'Baby Got Back'! | money money money | Scoop.it

CINDERELLA -- the Rodgers + Hammerstein musical now at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) -- played its 100th performance on Wednesday evening, May 29. The cast celebrated with a cake from Carlo's Bakery, home of TV's "Cake Boss." The musical began previews on January 25 and had its official opening night on March 3. Written for CBS-TV in 1957, this production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella marks the musical's first-eve Broadway production, now in its 5th month of performances.

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Bitcoin 2013 conference - Garrick Hileman - History and Prospects for Alternative Currencies

Recorded at the Bitcoin 2013 conference in San Jose, CA. Bitcoin Foundation sponsored this event. Red Pill Recorded recorded this talk.
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Alternative Currencies

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created a magazine on Flipboard. "Alternative Currencies" is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for "Quartz."

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Germany set to vote on the economy and the Euro crisis - The Business - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Germany set to vote on the economy and the Euro crisis - The Business - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | money money money | Scoop.it
Australia and Germany have one important thing in common. They're both going to the polls in September. And while the domestic economy is a common battleground, Germany has bigger problems.
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Paul Krugman on Managing Financial Crisis

Should we have let foundering financial firms fail in 2008? Economics correspondent Paul Solman sits down with economist Paul Krugman to discuss the provocative bestseller "The Great Deformation" by David Stockman and the government's role in mediating economic meltdowns.

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The Limits of Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis as an Explanation of the Crisis :: Monthly Review

The Limits of Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis as an Explanation of the Crisis :: Monthly Review | money money money | Scoop.it
Aside from Keynes, no economist seems to have benefitted so much from the financial crisis of 2007-08 as the late Hyman Minsky.
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Facebook launches local currency payments API, will officially end Facebook credits September 12

Facebook launches local currency payments API, will officially end Facebook credits September 12 | money money money | Scoop.it
After announcing its intention to end Facebook Credits last March, Facebook has launched the local currency payments API today.
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Bitcoin ATM is 'horrible for money laundering,' co-creator says - Network World

Bitcoin ATM is 'horrible for money laundering,' co-creator says - Network World | money money money | Scoop.it

Network World - On the surface, Bitcoin seems perfect for crime. The digital, peer-to-peer currency is largely known for its independence from governments or banking institutions, as well as its supposed anonymity.

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Bitcoin as an API for Money: Creating Money-As-a-Service - ProgrammableWeb (blog)

Bitcoin as an API for Money: Creating Money-As-a-Service - ProgrammableWeb (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin APIs are exploding, with 45 of them listed in our directory, many created recently, suggesting their growth is still ramping up. But three APIs from the network are at the center. Andreas Antonopoulos of O’Reilly Radar points out that thinking of Bitcoin as digital money is just the tip of a larger iceberg

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Bitcoin Start Up’s “Massive Parallel Licensing” Program Launch Overcomes Regulatory Obstacles | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Bitcoin Start Up’s “Massive Parallel Licensing” Program Launch Overcomes Regulatory Obstacles | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | money money money | Scoop.it
BTC Global is addressing regulatory issues in the United States and worldwide facing Bitcoin. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation