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Russia softens to Bitcoin, Dogecoin Foundation 2.0, & Coinbase puts it all in the Vault

Russia softens to Bitcoin, Dogecoin Foundation 2.0, & Coinbase puts it all in the Vault | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Bank of Russia Bitcoin, Tim Draper USMS Bitcoin auction, Dogecoin Foundation 2.0, Mike Hearn Lighthouse Bitcoin Foundation, Coinbase Vault, Expressecoin Canada, Bitcoin Beginners Fair
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[ANN] BitSpot ! A brick & mortar Bitcoin exchange

[ANN] BitSpot ! A brick & mortar Bitcoin exchange | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
[ANN] BitSpot ! A brick & mortar Bitcoin exchange
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Richard Branson Says Banking "In The Midst of Enormous Change and Innovation" - newsBTC

Richard Branson Says Banking "In The Midst of Enormous Change and Innovation" - newsBTC | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Richard Branson said in a statement that traditional banking is in the midst of enormous change, following an investment in BitPay.
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BlackCoin Card - Transport your valuable BlackCoins safely

BlackCoin Card - Transport your valuable BlackCoins safely | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
The BlackCoin Card is a new approach to storing and transporting your valuable BlackCoins safely.
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Bity App Sneaks iOS Bitcoin Transactions Under Apple's Radar

Bity App Sneaks iOS Bitcoin Transactions Under Apple's Radar | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
A new app for iOS devices offers limited transactional abilities despite not being a digital wallet.
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Fidor Becomes First Bank to Use Ripple Payment Protocol

Fidor Becomes First Bank to Use Ripple Payment Protocol | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
A German bank is the first mainstream financial institution to offer the Ripple network's payment features to its customers.
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A German bank is the first mainstream financial institution to offer the Ripple network's payment features to its customers.

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Don’t Trust Bitcoin Startups That Centralize Everything | TechCrunch

Don’t Trust Bitcoin Startups That Centralize Everything | TechCrunch | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Peter Smith of Blockchain.info and Susan Athey of Stanford University took the stage at Disrupt NY to update everyone on the state of bitcoin. In the last few..
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This is one of the most fascinating questions  yet to be answered...

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21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World

21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. 
"We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and futurist Fred Wilson, speaking on what to expect in the next ten years. View the entire 25-minute video below (it's worth it!) and then check out the 21 innovations below.
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New Banking Task Force to Study Digital Currencies

New Banking Task Force to Study Digital Currencies | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
A new US state bankers' task force has been formed to investigate new payment system technologies, including bitcoin.
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Motives, Disclosures & Suspicions: Mt. Gox Update

Motives, Disclosures & Suspicions: Mt. Gox Update | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
The past 18 hours have been a whirlwind for the Bitcoin community. And they certainly have been for me as well. I don’t mind that people have criticized me for fear-mongering, or questioned my motives...
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The "Two-Bit Idiot" answers questioned motives for leaking the ”Crisis Strategy Draft" from Mt. Gox.

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True Believers Cheer the Fall of Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox - Businessweek

True Believers Cheer the Fall of Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox - Businessweek | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
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Bitcoin's Shocking Resilience and Achilles' Heel

Bitcoin's Shocking Resilience and Achilles' Heel | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Some journalists at the Detroit Free Press are asking if bitcoin will survive the Mt. Gox collapse. Journalists have posed this question a few times before. For anyone paying attention, the Mt. Gox collapse ...
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Bitcoin Auction was won by venture capitalist Tim Draper

Bitcoin Auction was won by venture capitalist Tim Draper | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Tim Draper, Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, won U.S. Marshals’ Bitcoin auction. The Bitcoin auction is estimated to be worth a whopping 18 million USD. Since the news came out earlier today that there was only one winner of the auction, there have been many speculated guesses on who that winner was. …
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On the Viability of Altcoins | Lets Talk Bitcoin

On the Viability of Altcoins | Lets Talk Bitcoin | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Let's Talk Bitcoin is a twice weekly show about the ideas, people and projects building the new digital economy and the future of money.
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Bitcoin Embassy Launches In Poland’s Capital Warsaw

Bitcoin Embassy Launches In Poland’s Capital Warsaw | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
The world's latest bitcoin embassy has opened in Europe with the aim of promoting the digital currency.
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Richard Branson: Banking As We Know It Is In The Midst Of Enormous Change

Richard Branson: Banking As We Know It Is In The Midst Of Enormous Change | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
The British business mogul explains why he's investing in a Bitcoin company.
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Ripple Explained: Medieval Banking with a Digital Twist

Ripple Explained: Medieval Banking with a Digital Twist | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Antony Lewis of itBit explains how the ripple digital currency and payment protocol works, so anyone can understand it.
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Does Bitcoin's Falling Volume Herald A Bull Run?

Does Bitcoin's Falling Volume Herald A Bull Run? | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Falling bitcoin transaction volumes could point to a coming price rally, says one analyst.
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Ripple’s Susan Athey: Too Much Focus on Bitcoin Exchange Rate

Ripple’s Susan Athey: Too Much Focus on Bitcoin Exchange Rate | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Ripple’s Susan Athey and Blockchain’s Peter Smith share their thoughts on cryptocurrencies at TechCrunch's Disrupt NY 2014 event.
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How Bitcoin's Technology Could Revolutionize Intellectual Property Rights

How Bitcoin's Technology Could Revolutionize Intellectual Property Rights | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
The block chain is more than the bitcoin ledger – it offers potential for other radical new services too.
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This is interesting if your into MasterCoin, Colored Coins, NxT, Counterparty and the like...

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Bitcoin Advocate Andreessen: 'Mt. Gox Had to Die'

Bitcoin Advocate Andreessen: 'Mt. Gox Had to Die' | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Outspoken cryptocurrency defender says the shady exchange's collapse was predictable and doesn't pose a significant threat to Bitcoin.
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Is the Boom Over for Bitcoin?

Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) –- Bitcoin Shop CEO Charles Allen, Bitcoin Entrepreneur Erik Voorhees and Tradehill CEO Jered Kenna discuss the future of bitcoin after one of the bitcoin exchanges goes offline. They speak to Matt Miller and Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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Excellent Video from BloombergTV about Bitcoins future after the Mt. Gox collapse. 

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Bitcoin Price Resilient as Antonopoulos, Andreessen Weigh in on Mt. Gox Debacle

Bitcoin Price Resilient as Antonopoulos, Andreessen Weigh in on Mt. Gox Debacle | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
While Andreas Antonopoulos is pessimistic on Mt. Gox, others see the light for bitcoin as a whole.
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Bitcoin is trendy in Spain with 100+ ATM installations - Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin is trendy in Spain with 100+ ATM installations - Bitcoin Magazine | Digital Currency News | Scoop.it
Today, February 22, was the inauguration of the first Spanish bitcoin ATM in Diagonal Mar, a shopping center situated in one of the main avenues of Barcelona. With its installation comes 100 more ATMs over the next three months in the rest of Spain – a clear sign that interest in bitcoin, in this country, is settled. This ATM, designed and operated by the Spanish companies Paymaq and Bbank respectively, starts the bitcoin fever that in the next three months will cover all the Spanish provinces with this service. As we can see in other countries such as Canada, to buy or sell bitcoin in this machine it is necessary to identify in the system with your national ID card …
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