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  • Bitcoin exchange claims it is 'regulated,’ but not in California -

    sfgate.com 27 Jan '15, 8pm

    (FILES)This June 17, 2014 file photo taken in Washington, DC shows bitcoin medals. Bitcoin wallet operator Coinbase announced January 26, 2015 it opened the first regulated US exchange for the alternative currency. The opening could provide a boost to the cryptocurrency which has been...

  • Winklevoss twins seek to create regulated bitcoin exchange

    Winklevoss twins seek to create regulated bitcoin exchange

    sfgate.com 25 Jan '15, 2am

    The exchange, which the twins have financed themselves, is a risky bet, given that the virtual currency industry has been a target of hackers and has faced existential questions about its legitimacy. But the brothers are betting that the currency will be able to rise again if it follo...

  • Bitcoin sees biggest-yet investment despite price drop - SFGate

    Bitcoin sees biggest-yet investment despite price drop

    sfgate.com 22 Jan '15, 6am

    In many ways, Draper’s enthusiasm isn’t surprising. Venture capitalists have incentive enough to hype the technologies they’ve invested in so they can cash in on them later. But amid bitcoin’s price drop, Draper announced that the next class of startups at Boost VC, the accelerator he...

  • Bitcoin supporters clash over ideological, practical issues

    Bitcoin supporters clash over ideological, practical issues

    sfgate.com 30 Mar '14, 12am

    On the second day of CoinSummit, a virtual-currency conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts last week, bitcoin entrepreneur Andreas Antonopoulos took the stage to issue a resounding defense of bitcoin's anarchist spirit. It was the day after the Internal Revenue Service issu...

  • Bitcoin mining leaves some speculators in a hole - SFGate

    Bitcoin mining leaves some speculators in a hole

    sfgate.com 12 Apr '14, 10pm

    The bitcoin mining rush is sputtering. Speculators, known as miners, use powerful computers to solve complex software problems and verify transactions to unlock new bitcoins. They're finding that the enterprise isn't as profitable as it once was. Drawn by the virtual currency's jump i...

  • College Kid Made Over $24,000 By Waving "Hi Mom Send Bitcoin" Sign With QR Code On ESPN

    This College Kid Made Over $24,000 Yesterday Just By Waving This Bitcoin Sign On ESPN

    sfgate.com 02 Dec '13, 5pm

    A college student quickly made over $24,000 just by waving this sign on TV. Here's the deal: Yesterday on ESPN's "College GameDay" (an ESPN college football show that's filmed at a different college campus each week) some student held the above sign that has both the Bitcoin logo and ...

  • Plus500 Offers New Opportunities for Bitcoin Trading, Reports ForexMinute - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

    Plus500 Offers New Opportunities for Bitcoin Trading, Reports ForexMinute

    sfgate.com 22 Aug '13, 4pm

    ForexMinute reports that investors or traders can set their own order position and use their market predictions to determine their opening Buy or Sale position with Plus500, a renowned online broker for Bitcoin trading. London, UK (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 ForexMinute reports that inves...

  • Must see tv? @AnimalPlanet premiers special about #military #dogs in Afghanistan

    TV special shows glory, trauma of military dogs

    sfgate.com 20 Feb '13, 11pm

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been almost seven months since a bomb exploded on a strip of dirt in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leonard Anderson can only remember a reassuring voice. He has seen the ambush and its aftermath on film, though: The man behind the voice p...

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