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Nasdaq Blockchain Chief: Bitcoin's Currency and Ledger are 'Two Innovations'
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2015 has seen no shortage of major financial institutions jumping onboard the blockchain bandwagon – in the last two months alone, more than 22 banks have announced pilot projects focused on the emerging technology. One of the earliest and most vocal …

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The CFTC asserts jurisdiction over digital currency platform as Swap Execution …
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Customers could place orders by registering as a user and depositing Bitcoin into an account in their name. The option contracts were settled using Bitcoin at a spot rate determined by a third-party Bitcoin currency exchange. Users could post bids or …

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Despite Bitcoin arrests more mainstream gambling sites are using the currency …
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Secondly the player is able to keep his transactions completely private and manage his Bitcoin currency without any 3rd party banking institution keeping a detailed log throughout the year," BetAnySports informed me. "The players ultimately control the …

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Bitcoin is Officially a Currency, Property, Money, and Now a Commodity
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Shavers was accused of falsely promising investors up to 7% weekly interest, based on BTCST's purported bitcoin market arbitrage activity, including selling bitcoin to individuals who wished to buy “off the radar,” quickly, or in large quantities …

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Bitcoin: 'Islamic State's online currency venture
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Establishing a currency is only one step in the militant group's state crafting ambitions, one that may further embed it in Iraq and Syria amid an international effort to uproot the unsparing militant group. Topics: bitcoin currency internet Islamic …

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US government is calling bitcoin anything but a currency
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The CFTC is the latest agency to weigh in. Many a bitcoin die-hard will tell you that the virtual currency is not only a currency, but also one of the few available for use that can't be debased by greedy governments. It's perhaps not surprising then …

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Bits and Pieces: The Digital World of Bitcoin Currency
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Bitcoin is the most prominent privately issued digital currency today. It is neither issued by a government nor backed by a physical commodity. Bitcoin's underlying technology also serves as the basis of an electronic payments network. Bitcoin is the …

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Bitcoin: currency or investment?
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Content by UTS. Bitcoin was created for the digital wallet, but it has become an investment. Photo: Thinkstock. A Senate inquiry has decided that bitcoin is a currency, but a study suggests it is largely bought and sold as an investment. For now, at …

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