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Can Bitcoin's Technology Be Severed from the Currency?
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Jeffrey Robinson, author of the acerbic "BitCon," explains how he squares his admiration for blockchain technology with his contempt for the Bitcoin currency and community in the final part of a conversation with American Banker's Marc Hochstein. RELATED.

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Australian Bitcoin Exchange DWVx Launches with Banking Support from Westpac
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Even with AlphaPoint's exchange infrastructure, it might prove difficult for DWVx to stand out in the already mature Australian Bitcoin market. Venture capital-backed Bitcoin exchanges Igot and Coinjar already have a sizeable portion of the market. And …

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Bitcoin Moves From Commodity To Payment Currency
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North America represents 57 percent of the global bitcoin volume, making it the largest bitcoin market. The U.S. dollar led all currencies exchanged for bitcoin in 2014. A total of $87.7 million in bitcoin was converted to U.S. dollars, followed by $37 …

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Bitcoin use switching from investment commodity to everyday currency, new data …
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The latest data from BitPay, which was gathered from some of the largest worldwide bitcoin merchants, also revealed that North America remains the largest bitcoin market, accounting for 57% of global volume. Only 3% of worldwide transaction volume …

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Cafe owners make a bit of coin from digital currency
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“We did it as a bit of a PR stunt, but we also wanted to get involved with digital currency. In the last year, something like 500 times as much [Bitcoin currency] was created as the year before. “The US government have backed it saying they will not …

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Coinbase Requests Sensitive Details from US Bitcoin Mining Firms
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Popular bitcoin exchange, Coinbase – has shocked many in the bitcoin industry recently, with their intrusive information requests. A compliance officer from Coinbase, has requested sensitive information from several bitcoin mining companies …

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Research Tracks Bitcoin Mining from Hobby to Big Business
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Nearly all bitcoin miners have been transferring their rewards within 36 hours of obtaining them, researchers at New York University have found. Luqin Wang and Yong Liu's paper, an analysis on the "evolution" of pool mining, found that less than 1% of …

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Google Ignites Android Pay to Kick Apple Pay from the Bitcoin Market? Payment …
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Apple Pay might soon need to share its pie of consumers who use the feature to conveniently make payments for their financial transactions as Google would soon be developing a new system besides its already established Google Wallet. Google would …

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