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This is my way of keeping up with all of the Bitcoin news that's out there.  When Scoop.it restricted us to 10 posts a day I stopped updating this.
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Price of Ripple Plummets as Co-Founder Plans 9 Billion XRP Selloff

Price of Ripple Plummets as Co-Founder Plans 9 Billion XRP Selloff | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Ripple Labs co-founder Jed McCaleb has announced his intention to sell his sizable stake in the company’s native digital currency.
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Cody Wilson and M.K. Lords Discuss Dark Wallet and Philosophy

Cody Wilson and M.K. Lords Discuss Dark Wallet and Philosophy | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
This article first appeared at Bitcoin Not Bombs.
I had the opportunity to sit down with Cody Wilson, the creator of the world’s first 3D printed gun and founder of Defense Distributed, at the Freedom Summit in Phoenix, AZ.
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The Role and Future of Altcoins

The Role and Future of Altcoins | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Just the name “altcoin” evokes a sense of disdain–altcoin, as in “alternative to Bitcoin,” a copycat late to the scene. Why do we persist in using such terminology when altcoins and Bitcoin are all cryptocurrencies of the same basic category?
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Bitcoin is on Speed

Bitcoin is on Speed | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Eight hours of sleep is too long to be disconnected from the ever-changing crypto landscape. Currency urgency permeates business dealings, investor interests and journalistic pursuits.
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BloomNation – Disrupting the Flower Industry

BloomNation – Disrupting the Flower Industry | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Businesses that accept Bitcoin are blooming up everywhere. Sometimes it can irk me that some businesses accept Bitcoin but do nothing to promote it; however, this is not the case for the co-founders of the budding flower marketplace, BloomNation.com.
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New Decentralized Crowdfunding Platform Could Reshape Bitcoin Landscape

New Decentralized Crowdfunding Platform Could Reshape Bitcoin Landscape | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
BitcoinJ developer and former Google engineer Mike Hearn is working on a new decentralized crowdfunding platform that will support bitcoin transactions and could lead to a reshaping of the peer-to-peer finance landscape.
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Litecoin Miners Urged to Leave Coinotron Pool Over 51% Threat

Litecoin Miners Urged to Leave Coinotron Pool Over 51% Threat | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Litecoin miners are being urged to leave the Coinotron mining pool due to an increase in its hash rate, which has been edging toward 51% of the network’s total.
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San Jose Earthquakes Kick Off In-Stadium Bitcoin Payments

San Jose Earthquakes Kick Off In-Stadium Bitcoin Payments | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
The San Jose Earthquakes, a soccer club from California, is banking on the growing popularity of bitcoin in Silicon Valley as it prepares to launch bitcoin payments at its stadium box office, concession stands and gift store.
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European Central Bank: Bitcoin a Risky Alternative to Euro

European Central Bank: Bitcoin a Risky Alternative to Euro | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
European Central Bank (ECB) executive board member Yves Mersch said during a speech on 19th May that as a payment system and a store of value, the euro is superior to digital alternatives like bitcoin.
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Bitcoin Foundation Holds $4 Million in Bitcoin, Spends $150,000 Each Month

Bitcoin Foundation Holds $4 Million in Bitcoin, Spends $150,000 Each Month | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
The Bitcoin Foundation has released its annual Members Meeting Transcript, a 22-page document that provides a broad overview of the non-profit’s recent initiatives as well as its future plans for promoting bitcoin around the globe.
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Meet the US Politicians Who Are Embracing Bitcoin

Meet the US Politicians Who Are Embracing Bitcoin | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
The long-awaited decision by the US Federal Election Commission (FEC) to allow political candidates to solicit campaign contributions in bitcoin was issued earlier this May, effectively giving campaigns the green-light to accept up to $100 per donor.
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Japanese Politicians Take Interest in Growing Bitcoin Ecosystem

Japanese Politicians Take Interest in Growing Bitcoin Ecosystem | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
At least two members of parliament from Japan’s governing party have shown a keen interest in bitcoin, holding discussions with local advocates and even attending gatherings of Tokyo’s regular Meetup group.
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Wallet Extension KryptoKit Disappears from Chrome Browsers

Wallet Extension KryptoKit Disappears from Chrome Browsers | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
UPDATE (20th May, 9:30 GMT): Co-founder Steve Dakh says Google has now responded and reinstated KryptoKit’s account, meaning users should now be able to access their wallets again. Still no detailed reason has been given for the removals.
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Live Tracking of All Things Bitcoin and Altcoin with Blockstreet

Live Tracking of All Things Bitcoin and Altcoin with Blockstreet | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
There is a new digital currency app in town and it is giving ZeroBlock a run for the money. A California startup, Blockstreet has released its first iOS application, providing everything bitcoin and altcoin.
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SatoshiPoint Bitcoin ATMs UK

SatoshiPoint Bitcoin ATMs UK | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
More Bitcoin ATMs for the UK
Bitcoin now has multiple dedicated Bitcoin ATMs in London, allowing the public to buy and sell Bitcoin for cash. This makes London one of the leading cities for these machines globally.
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Twenty Mind-Bending Secrets About Bitcoin

Twenty Mind-Bending Secrets About Bitcoin | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
This article will introduce some of bitcoin’s Mind-Bending amazing abilities only few people know. As you read this list, remember your favorite so can impress your friends with your new incredible bitcoin knowledge.
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Bitcoin 2014 Roundup

Bitcoin 2014 Roundup | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Well I attended Bitcoin 2014 in Amsterdam and it was a blast. I met lots of people who I’ve been emailing/skyping with over the last six months so that’s always fun.
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Putting the Blockchain to Work For Science!

Putting the Blockchain to Work For Science! | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Buried beneath the myriad of indistinguishable pump-and-dump altcoins, every now and then a cryptocurrency is born that truly revolutionizes the field.
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Google: KryptoKit Wallet Extension Issue Caused by Malware

Google: KryptoKit Wallet Extension Issue Caused by Malware | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Google has managed to identify and fix a problem that started plaguing users of the bitcoin wallet extension KryptoKit yesterday and caused many to worry that their bitcoins might be irretrievably lost.
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Julian Assange: Bitcoin is a Major ‘Intellectually Interesting Development’

Julian Assange: Bitcoin is a Major ‘Intellectually Interesting Development’ | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has issued a glowing endorsement of bitcoin, labelling it “the most intellectually interesting development in the last two years”.
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Coincove Launches With Plan to Become ‘Coinbase of Mexico’

Coincove Launches With Plan to Become ‘Coinbase of Mexico’ | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Coincove is bringing a Coinbase-like wallet and exchange service to Mexico with its public launch today, allowing users to covert peso bank transfers into bitcoin.
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Circle Addresses Monetization Question, Teases Future Products

Circle Addresses Monetization Question, Teases Future Products | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Roughly one week after Circle unveiled its first product, co-founder and chief technology officer Sean Neville has addressed some lingering questions about the company and its market goals.
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Budweiser, Coinbase Partner to Give Free Bitcoin to Concert Attendees

Budweiser, Coinbase Partner to Give Free Bitcoin to Concert Attendees | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Budweiser is teaming up with Coinbase on a bitcoin payments initiative that will go live this summer during the Budweiser Made In America (BMIA) Concert Series.
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Bitcoin’s Newest Merchant Peter Schiff: Gold Still Better Than BTC

Bitcoin’s Newest Merchant Peter Schiff: Gold Still Better Than BTC | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
Euro Pacific Precious Metals, one the world’s largest gold and silver dealers by volume, announced today that it is accepting bitcoin through merchant bitcoin processor BitPay.
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Inside Bitcoins Conference Heads to Asia

Inside Bitcoins Conference Heads to Asia | Bitcoin News | Scoop.it
As Bitcoin is becoming a household name around the world, the Inside Bitcoins Conference series is hosting conferences around the world with the next stop in Hong Kong on June 24-25.
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