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Warring factions are splitting Bitcoin in 2. Here's what you need to know.

Warring factions are splitting Bitcoin in 2. Here's what you need to know. | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is expected to hard fork — i.e. split into two distinct cryptocurrencies — on August 1.
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What you don't know about Bitcoin can hurt you

What you don't know about Bitcoin can hurt you | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Learning how things like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and smart contracts work might save you a lot of headache in the future.
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Amazon’s Strategy is Clearly Outlined in Prime Day Offers

Amazon’s Strategy is Clearly Outlined in Prime Day Offers | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Gaining momentum and building its reputation as the summer version of Black Friday, this year’s Amazon Prime Day is expanding to about a day and a half, and is once again creating a vortex of excit…

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In a perfect world, actively engaged employees deliver your brand promise each and every day. They listen to customers, empathize with them, quickly resolve issues, go above and beyond to make them feel special and do it all with a smile.
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Tech firms protest proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules

Tech firms protest proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies are participating in an online protest on Wednesday to oppose proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain internet services over others.
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Blockchain Is Banks' Secret Sauce. Bye-Bye Back Office

Blockchain Is Banks' Secret Sauce. Bye-Bye Back Office | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
The technology used in digital currencies has the potential to replace thousands of transaction verification and processing jobs.
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Bitcoin Industry Venture Capitalists Shift Focus to Non-Financial Applications and Ethereum Startups

Bitcoin Industry Venture Capitalists Shift Focus to Non-Financial Applications and Ethereum Startups | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Last year, Bitcoin and blockchain-related startups raised over $1 billion in total investment, a massive increase from the $347 million invested.
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'It has failed,' Bitcoin software developer says

'It has failed,' Bitcoin software developer says | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Between technical issues and a schism in the Bitcoin community, the currency alternative is not looking sustainable to a prominent Bitcoin developer.
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Bitcoin prices collapse below $200 for first time since 2013

Bitcoin prices collapse below $200 for first time since 2013 | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Bitcoin prices are collapsing almost as quickly as they originally skyrocketed. The average price of Bitcoin fell below $200 on Wednesday, continuing a months-long decline that ...
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IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency

IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
The IRS clarified how Bitcoin should be classified on your tax return.
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5 Reasons Mt. Gox Won't Take Bitcoin Down With It

5 Reasons Mt. Gox Won't Take Bitcoin Down With It | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Mt. Gox, once the largest Bitcoin exchange, may soon be history. But Bitcoin isn't going anywhere.
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Mt. Gox Founder: Stop Asking Our Staff Questions

Mt. Gox Founder: Stop Asking Our Staff Questions | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Mt. Gox founder Mark Karpeles has resurfaced and claims to be in Japan.
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Bitcoin Bug Prompts Pricing Freefall

Bitcoin Bug Prompts Pricing Freefall | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
A bitcoin glitch has caused the price of the currency to swoon.
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Not again: Hackers steal $32 million worth of Ethereum

Not again: Hackers steal $32 million worth of Ethereum | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
An unknown hacker or a group of hackers exploited a vulnerability in the way in which Parity, an Ethereum wallet, implemented multi-sig wallets.
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Almost no big retailers support Bitcoin, and it's not hard to guess why

Almost no big retailers support Bitcoin, and it's not hard to guess why | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
The potential is there, but Bitcoin has many hurdles to overcome.
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Why Net Neutrality Matters – Discord Blog

Why Net Neutrality Matters – Discord Blog | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Hey everyone — we don’t normally get political, but today I want to take a brief moment to share our thoughts on the free internet. In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission is…
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Spotify denies filling popular playlists with 'fake artists'

Spotify denies filling popular playlists with 'fake artists' | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Streaming music company rejects accusations that it is padding out popular playlists such as Sleep and Ambient Chill with fake artists

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Pierre Priot's curator insight, July 10, 2017 4:35 PM
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These are the most promising cryptocurrencies right now

These are the most promising cryptocurrencies right now | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
We all know about Bitcoin. But what's next?
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Compte-rendu du petit-déjeuner Blockchain du 9 Mars 2016 | OCTO talks !

Compte-rendu du petit-déjeuner Blockchain du 9 Mars 2016 | OCTO talks ! | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
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L’ascension de la Blockchain expliquée. Bitcoin : d’une monnaie digitale obscure à la technologie disruptive des 10 prochaines années.

L’ascension de la Blockchain expliquée. Bitcoin : d’une monnaie digitale obscure à la technologie disruptive des 10 prochaines années. | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
  Un changement fondamental dans la perception et la compréhension du Bitcoin et de la Blockchain s'est produit ces dernières années. Nous sommes passés rapidement d'une technologie d'illuminés obscure à l'une des technologies majeures qui pourrait redistribuer les cartes dans beaucoup de domaines. L'opinion générale s'est éduquée et a compris la valeur immense de ces technologies: Le…
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Bitcoin prices spike after news of first regulated U.S. bitcoin exchange

Bitcoin prices spike after news of first regulated U.S. bitcoin exchange | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Coinbase announced Monday that it is launching the first licensed Bitcoin exchange in the United States.
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Every MIT Undergrad Will Get $100 in Bitcoin This Fall

Every MIT Undergrad Will Get $100 in Bitcoin This Fall | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
MIT's Bitcoin club is launching a new project that will give each undergrad $100 in Bitcoin, beginning in the Fall semester.
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Bankrupt Exchange Mt. Gox Still Has $600 Million in Bitcoins, Hackers Claim

Bankrupt Exchange Mt. Gox Still Has $600 Million in Bitcoins, Hackers Claim | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Hackers claim they have data that proves Mt. Gox's owners stole $463 million worth of bitcoins from the site's users.
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Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy | virtual currencies | Scoop.it
Mt. Gox, once the world's largest bitcoin exchange, filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday. The Tokyo-based exchange went offline on Tuesday, losing the equivalent of hundred...
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