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  • Bitcoin legitimized on eBay with virtual currency category

    Bitcoin legitimized on eBay with virtual currency category

    slashgear.com 06 Apr '14, 4pm

    A new category for digital items has been added to eBay making waves because of the trading potential it brings to the marketplace. The category in question is “Virtual Currency”, which will make selling Bitcoins, dogecoin, crypto currency miners, and mining contracts an easy task. Th...

  • Mt. Gox, Mizuho Bank and Mark Karpeles deeper in Bitcoin legal soup: The story spinning around Mt Gox, Mark Ka...

    Mt. Gox, Mizuho Bank and Mark Karpeles deeper in Bitcoin legal soup

    slashgear.com 16 Mar '14, 7pm

    The story spinning around Mt Gox, Mark Karpeles and Jed McCaleb and their alleged Bitcoin fraud has enough spice in it to be called Daytime Soap. Each day brings in new twists and turns to the plot and has all of us hanging on the edge of our seats. The latest development in the story...

  • Bitcoin money laundering case may threaten future of anonymous purchases

    Bitcoin money laundering case may threaten future of anonymous purchases

    slashgear.com 08 Feb '14, 1am

    Bitcoin 's popularity has come with ups and downs, the most recent of which being criminal charges against vendors for money laundering, something believed to be the first case of its kind. Unfortunately, the arrests involved transactions that took place over one of the last remaining...

  • Bitcoin miners do not have to register as money transfer services: ruling

    Bitcoin miners do not have to register as money transfer services: ruling

    slashgear.com 28 Dec '13, 5pm

    Bitcoin miner Milly Bitcoin has done a little citizen letter-writing, and the results should make virtual currency miners breathe a sigh of relief. Milly Bitcoin's mining company Atlantic City Bitcoin last June wrote to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcemen...

  • Litecoin mining, GPU sales spike following Bitcoin value drop-off

    Litecoin mining, GPU sales spike following Bitcoin value drop-off

    slashgear.com 15 Dec '13, 2am

    Litecoin mining has quietly undergone a sharp rise in popularity in recent days. The cryptocurrency is an alternative to Bitcoin , which recently saw a meteoric rise in value to about $1200 before dropping off and settling in at the mid-$800 range. Litecoin’s sudden breakout has resul...

  • Baidu, China Telecom remove Bitcoin following Chinese bank prohibition

    Baidu, China Telecom remove Bitcoin following Chinese bank prohibition

    slashgear.com 08 Dec '13, 2am

    The so-called “Google of China”, Baidu , has stopped accepting Bitcoin as payment on any of its online properties — as has China Telecom . This near-synchronous cessation of payment transactions for the two companies in the digital currency, many believe, exacerbated the recent sudden...

  • PayPal considers accepting BitCoin payments

    PayPal considers accepting BitCoin payments

    slashgear.com 04 May '13, 7pm

    PayPal CEO John Donahoe is considering ways of implementing BitCoins into PayPal’s digital transaction network. He says that he’s watching Bitcoins very closely and expects that the virtual currency, or virtual currency in general, will be here to stay. In an interview with The Wall S...

  • Bitcoin scores Bloomberg ticker following US court ruling

    Bitcoin scores Bloomberg ticker following US court ruling

    slashgear.com 10 Aug '13, 5am

    On Wednesday, a federal judge ruled that Bitcoin is a currency and is subject to regulation in the US following charges filed against an alleged scammer by the SEC. As of today (though not related), there is now a Bitcoin ticker on the Bloomberg terminal. For now the ticker is only av...

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