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  • A Brief History Of Bitcoin - And Where It's Going Next

    thenextweb.com 29 Mar '15, 9am

    As the blockchain matures, bitcoin will increasingly resemble traditional financial services, with functions such as retail banking (Circle ), exchanges (Coinbase ) and payment processors (bitnet ) being created. But how did it all start off, and where will it go next? Here, we take a...

  • A Brief History Of Bitcoin - And Where It's Going Next

    thenextweb.com 29 Mar '15, 9am

    As the blockchain matures, bitcoin will increasingly resemble traditional financial services, with functions such as retail banking (Circle ), exchanges (Coinbase ) and payment processors (bitnet ) being created. But how did it all start off, and where will it go next? Here, we take a...

  • FitCoin: A New Cryptocurrency You Earn by Working Out

    FitCoin: A New Cryptocurrency You Earn by Working Out

    thenextweb.com 23 Mar '15, 9am

    Last year, we saw cryptocurrencies break into mainstream news media with the launch of the ‘Coinye West ‘ Bitcoin. The currency, originally slated for release in January last year, was shuttered after the Kanye West decided it was a copyright infringement to have his face on the promo...

  • Is uTorrent 'secretly' installing Bitcoin mining software? Probably not. by

    uTorrent is Probably Not Secretly installing a Bitcoin Miner

    thenextweb.com 06 Mar '15, 7pm

    One of the most popular BitTorrent clients around, uTorrent , has been under fire today after allegedly installing cyptocurrency mining software on its users’ computers without warning. It started when uTorrent community forum member “Groundrunner” noticed increased CPU loads, even wh...

  • Why Bitcoin is Changing How Banks Do Business

    thenextweb.com 03 Mar '15, 4pm

    This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein , professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT , the International Research Institute of Sogeti Last weekend JPMorgan Chase & Co., the largest bank in the United States, published a job opportunity for an associate at its New York branch...

  • Stripe Now Lets All Businesses Accept Bitcoin Payments

    thenextweb.com 20 Feb '15, 5am

    Digital payment service Stripe has officially announced support for Bitcoin , allowing all merchants using its service to accept payments in the cryptocurrency. The company began testing Bitcoin integration last March with a private beta spanning 60 countries, and completed its trial ...

  • Why Bitcoin is Changing How Banks Do Business

    thenextweb.com 03 Mar '15, 4pm

    This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein , professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT , the International Research Institute of Sogeti Last weekend JPMorgan Chase & Co., the largest bank in the United States, published a job opportunity for an associate at its New York branch...

  • $1.75 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Chinese Exchange Bter

    thenextweb.com 16 Feb '15, 8am

    Even as Bitcoin is starting to shake things up in the US , all is not well in the cryptocurrency world. China-based Bitcoin exchange Bter was hacked on Valentine’s Day and $1.75 million worth of Bitcoin was stolen. The company hasn’t revealed much about the breach, except that 7,170 B...

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