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  • PayPal is reportedly in talks with the bitcoin people

    WSJ: Ebay's Paypal Consides Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 15 Aug '14, 7am

    Thomson Reuters An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ebay Inc's <ebay.o> PayPal is in talks with Coinbase Inc and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree pay...

  • Britain May Regulate Bitcoin As Currency

    businessinsider.com 10 Aug '14, 12am

    Britain’s interest in virtual currencies like Bitcoin is as strategic as it is forward thinking. Recall that since the end of WWII, the US dollar has long been the “anchor” or “reserve currency” used by most world governments for international trade. This global demand for dollars lea...

  • Barry Silbert's Latest Investment Is More Evidence Bitcoin's Biggest Opportunities May Lie Outside The US

    Barry Silbert Invests In Indian Bitcoin Company

    businessinsider.com 11 Aug '14, 10pm

    REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri A gas station attendant looks at an Indian rupee. American venture capital in Bitcoin continues to cross the ocean. On Monday, Barry Silbert's Bitcoin Opportunity Corp. announced it had invested $250,000 in Bangalore-based Unocoin. The firm is less than a ye...

  • Overstock CEO: We're now averaging $15,000 a day in Bitcoin sales

    Overstock Patrick Byrne Talks Bitcoin Sales

    businessinsider.com 14 Aug '14, 12am

    Overstock Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne says Bitcoin holders have boosted his company's bottom line as a reward for his decision earlier this year to become the first major retailer to accept the digital currency. Reached by phone by Business Insider Tuesday, Byrne confirmed a repor...

  • Bitcoin Prices Have Fallen $100 In The Past Week

    Bitcoin Prices Have Fallen $100 In The Past Week

    businessinsider.com 17 Aug '14, 11pm

    Bitcoin prices have declined $100 in the past week, about 17%, to $488, according to CoinDesk. The news comes despite announcements last week that Overstock.com was now averaging $15,000 a day in Bitcoin sales, and that DISH Network had officially begun accepting the cryptocurrency. S...

  • Arizona's Bitcoin ATM Struck By Lightening

    businessinsider.com 30 Jul '14, 10pm

    , the web site of The Arizona Republic newspaper, lightning hit the Booksmans Entertainment Exchange in Tucson last week, causing a power surge that fried some of the bitcoin ATM's electrical components. Owner-operator Brian Williams told a reporter that he'd started operating the $1,...

  • Barry Silbert plans to spin off SecondMarket's Bitcoin business

    Barry Silbert Is Planning To Spin Off SecondMarket's Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 24 Jul '14, 8pm

    SecondMarket founder Barry Silbert is stepping down as SecondMarket CEO to focus exclusively on Bitcoin. He'll remain Chairman and CEO of SecondMarket Holdings, Inc., but now plans to spin off the firm's digital currency activities. Silbert has been a leading cryptocurrency evangelist...