22 Jan '14, 12am

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Bitcoin is making an art critic out of the Swedish taxman. The largest Nordic economy is set to reject Bitcoin and its competitors as a currency and instead give the software the same tax treatment it would an antique Persian rug or a painting by Andy Warhol . “Currencies are traditionally tied to a central bank or a geographic area,” Olof Wallin, an official at the Swedish Tax Agency who’s drafting rules for Bitcoin and the programmers who generate it, said in an interview. The Stockholm-based agency will probably “view Bitcoins as what we call another asset -- just like art or antiques.” Since its 2008 creation, Bitcoin has challenged assumptions of what money is. It’s also captured the attention of regulators, who are struggling to keep up as people use the software to pay for everything from university tuition to cups of coffee to senate campaign donations. Is Bitcoin ...

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Editor’s note: Marc Andreessen’s venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has invested just under $50 million in Bitcoin...

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bloomberg.com 22 Jan '14, 5am

Entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley to Wall Street say they don’t care much for Bitcoin as a currency to supplant the U.S. d...

Bitcoin is not just digital currency. It's Napster for finance.

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finance.fortune.cnn.com 21 Jan '14, 10am

In the next year, Bitcoin will start its transformation from a mere currency into an entire open-source, decentralized exc...

Finland Central Bank Rules Bitcoin Is Not a Currency

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mashable.com 20 Jan '14, 5pm

Bitcoin doesn't meet the definition of a currency or even an electronic payment form in Finland , where the central bank h...

VIDEO: How London is embracing the Bitcoin

bbc.co.uk 23 Jan '14, 12am

How London is embracing the Bitcoin virtual currency 22 January 2014 Last updated at 23:58 GMT It has been called the futu...

eBay UK to allow Bitcoin sales in 'virtual currency' category

eBay UK to allow Bitcoin sales in 'virtual curr...

news.cnet.com 21 Jan '14, 4am

PayPal President David Marcus. (Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNET) It seemed like it was only a matter of time before e-comme...

Why Bitcoin Matters

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DealBook: Why Bitcoin Matters

dealbook.nytimes.com 21 Jan '14, 7pm

Keith Bedford/Reuters Marc Andreessen, a co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Editor’s note: Marc A...

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tigerdirect.com 23 Jan '14, 5pm

Every transaction that takes place using bitcoins is recorded in a public ledger called the blockchain. Basically, the blo...

Bitcoin, fraud and payment processing

Bitcoin, fraud and payment processing

boingboing.net 22 Jan '14, 5pm

Marc Andreessen, web revolutionary and venture capitalist, wrote an essay for the New York Times called Why Bitcoin Matter...

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blog.pmarca.com 22 Jan '14, 3pm

It is perhaps true right at this moment that the value of Bitcoin currency is based more on speculation than actual paymen...

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forbes.com 23 Jan '14, 2am

What I can say, however, is this: The two lists don’t line up. Not at all. By that I mean the top, say, 15th item on the B...