Bitcoin firm buys industry publication CoinDesk

Digital Currency Group, a holding firm focused on investing and developing businesses that deal in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has acquired the industry publication CoinDesk, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The editorial and business teams at CoinDesk will merge with DCG’s new events platform, doubling its size and forming a new New […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #8

Charmaine Li talks to Taavet Hinrikus from TransferWise about the Skype of money transfers. There is new an M&A market with pure Bitcoin deals. Economist Nouriel Roubini joins Thomas Friedman in not understanding Bitcoin and the block chain and use Twitter to communicate their frustrating of not getting it by bashing the technology. Goldman Sachs […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #6

South Korea gets its first two way Bitcoin ATM. Bitcoin integration with PayPal gets closer with a new eBay patent application. The Millennials buying Bitcoin at SXSW. Jimmy Wales proposes Bitcoin donations to the board of Wikipedia (and the preferred social network for the Bitcoin community is Reddit). Bitcoin is the currency for anarchists and […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #5

The infamous Winklevoss twins buy their first Virgin Galactic space flight from Richard Branson using their Bitcoin stash. The Wall Street Journal launches a new segment about digital currencies: BitBeat. BitPay opens their Latin America office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. BitScan launch crowdfunding campaign for Android app. UK will treat Bitcoin as a foreign currency […]

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Bitcoinpeople Morning Digest #4

In this issue: Bitcoin for beginners. Bitcoin is great for all the ‘unbanked’ people in the Philippines. Will future Free Trade Zones be Bitcoin Zones? The bank scandals are good news for Bitcoin. Cloudhashing supporting Mt. Gox costumers. A history of Bitcoin in one chart. Overstock regrets not having implemented Bitcoin earlier. Japan getting ready […]

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Bitcoinpeople Morning Digest #3

In this issue: Bitcoin rallying after the Mt. Gox affair. Top digital currencies by social media presence. More and more mainstream business accepting Bitcoin. Auroracoin of Iceland now second largest altcoin. Japan should adopt Bitcoin nationwide before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Thomas Friedman from the New York Times is wrong again. Singapore becoming a Bitcoin […]

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State of Bitcoin 2014 Report

Today, CoinDesk released its first ever ‘State of Bitcoin’ report. The report is not intended to be another guide answering the question ‘what is bitcoin?’. Instead, the main aim is to provide an overview of key cryptocurrency trends, challenges, and opportunities, while also highlighting the most important developments over the last year. [Source] CoinDesk State […]

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