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  • We Just Got A New Sign Apple Is Embracing Bitcoin

    We Just Got A New Sign Apple Is Embracing Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 28 Jul '14, 1pm

    Apple has taken another step toward welcoming Bitcoin back into its universe: UK-based Blockchain has announced Apple has approved a new version of its Bitcoin wallet app. Earlier this year, Apple kicked off the last major Bitcoin wallet app , developed by UK-based Blockchain, the wor...

  • 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...

  • The Most Hyped Digital Currency Since Bitcoin Has Officially Launched

    Ethereum Launches Ether

    businessinsider.com 23 Jul '14, 4pm

    Last night, a company called Ethereum began selling the first batch of its cryptocurrency, called ether. As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, investors had already bought $2.6 million worth. We're living in a time when an app that just says Yo is worth $10 million, so this shouldn't be too surpri...

  • Jeremy Allaire

    businessinsider.com 21 Jul '14, 9pm

    Jeremy Allaire Jeremy Allaire Jeremy Allaire is founder & CEO of Circle, a consumer finance company that leverages Bitcoin to make money transfers and payments cheaper, faster, more secure. Prior to Circle, Allaire was Founder, Chairman & CEO of Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV), a cloud soft...

  • One Of Bitcoin's Strongest Backers Reveals The Two Big Reasons Why It's Still Not Mainstream

    Fred Wilson On Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 20 Jul '14, 6pm

    Raise Cache via David Tisch Fred Wilson If you still don't understand what the deal with Bitcoin is, don't worry: Even it's biggest boosters admit it is still probably still too early to be useful to the mainstream. In a talk this week sponsored by the NYC Foundation for Computer Scie...

  • Europe Bitcoin Investment Surge

    businessinsider.com 10 Jul '14, 10pm

    Europe is now the fastest-growing region for venture capital investment in Bitcoin, according to CoinDesk. In its quarterly State of Bitcoin report , released Thursday, CoinDesk shows Bitcoin VC funding in Europe nearly doubled in Q2, to $30.9 million from $15.6 million in Q1 . Invest...

  • Someone is leaving hidden bitcoin wallets all over San Francisco, including at Mark Zuckerberg's house

    Hidden Bitcoin Scavenger Hunt

    businessinsider.com 11 Jul '14, 3am

    The Hidden Cash treasure hunt phenomenon has gone digital. In May, someone started hiding envelopes of cash all over San Francisco , and now someone is leaving bitcoin wallets around the city, sending people on a digital scavenger hunt. The hunt is appropriately called @SFHiddenBitcoi...

  • This Swedish politician only accepts bitcoin — and it's working — via @TheDailyDot

    Politician Only Accepts Bitcoin

    businessinsider.com 12 Jul '14, 6pm

    was designed as a way for people to give other people money as frictionlessly as possible. And if there’s one group that’s almost always willing to accept other people’s money as frictionlessly as possible it’s politicians. While a number of politicians from around the world have embr...