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Craig Ruttle/Associated Press Cameron Winklevoss, left, and his twin brother, Tyler, testified on Tuesday at a hearing about Bitcoin. A hearing Tuesday on the regulatory future of Bitcoin instead turned into a forum on the shortcomings of the traditional banking industry. The hearing, called by New York State’s top financial regulator, Benjamin M. Lawsky, gave five Bitcoin advocates the chance to discuss what they view as the advantages of Bitcoin over current systems of moving money around the world. “Solutions don’t really come from the current industry,” said Cameron Winklevoss, who, with his twin brother, Tyler, has invested in Bitcoin companies. The two were early players in Facebook . Even Mr. Lawsky got in some digs when he complained that it takes three days for his bank to transfer money to pay a credit card bill at the same bank. Related Links Video: David Gillen...

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In Praise of Bitcoin, With Little Regard for Banks

dealbook.nytimes.com 28 Jan '14, 9pm

Craig Ruttle/Associated Press Cameron Winklevoss, left, and his twin brother, Tyler, testified on Tuesday at a hearing abo...

DealBook: In Praise of Bitcoin, With Little Reg...

dealbook.nytimes.com 28 Jan '14, 9pm

Craig Ruttle/Associated Press Cameron Winklevoss, left, and his twin brother, Tyler, testified on Tuesday at a hearing abo...

Bitcoin Tuesday

avc.com 28 Jan '14, 12pm

There are at least three Bitcoin events that I know of in NYC today. I do not think any of them are public events but the ...

Bitcoin Hearings Day 1: Bitcoin Hits ‘Tipping Point’ with New York Regulators

Bitcoin Hearings Day 1: Bitcoin Hits ‘Tipping P...

coindesk.com 29 Jan '14, 1am

Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a term often used in bitcoin circles to describe feelings about the prospect of regul...

New York takes first step to regulating Bitcoin

telegraph.co.uk 28 Jan '14, 8pm

“We want to make certain New York remains a hub for innovation and a magnet for new technology firms. Indeed, virtual curr...

New York announces plans for Bitcoin ‘license’ amid high-profile arrest

New York announces plans for Bitcoin ‘license’ ...

rt.com 28 Jan '14, 10pm

​New York announces plans for bitcoin ‘license’ amid high-profile arrest Published time: January 28, 2014 22:35 Get short ...

New York is considering creating a special BitL...

theverge.com 28 Jan '14, 5pm

New York is now the first state to consider adding a special license called a "BitLicense" for businesses that operate pri...

Will luxury brands embrace Bitcoin?: Luxury bra...

luxurydaily.com 28 Jan '14, 9am

Bitcoin placard Luxury brands have been notoriously diffident when picking up emerging technologies, acting only when the ...

Bitcoin backer Winklevoss warns of overregulation

online.wsj.com 28 Jan '14, 8pm

Bitcoin backers defended the fledgling digital currency at a hearing in New York on Tuesday, one day after prosecutors ann...

Bitcoin Investors: Yesterday's Arrest Shows The Laws On The Books Work Fine

Bitcoin Investors: Yesterday's Arrest Shows The...

businessinsider.com 28 Jan '14, 11pm

It is no longer a question of if but how New York plans to regulate virtual currencies. Luckily for their most passionate ...

Bitcoin could alter world as much as Internet: VC

Bitcoin could alter world as much as Internet: VC

cnbc.com 28 Jan '14, 9pm

Bitcoin could be as "big as the Internet" in reshaping the world and spurring economic growth, said a venture capitalist a...

Everything You Need to Know About the New York Hearings on Bitcoin

Everything You Need to Know About the New York ...

coindesk.com 28 Jan '14, 3pm

Bitcoin Hearings Day 1: Bitcoin Hits ‘Tipping Point’ with New York Regulators New York regulators announced coming bitcoin...

Bitcoin: The Currency Of The Future?

forbes.com 27 Jan '14, 7am

Saturday January 25, marked the start of the Miami Bitcoin conference. When I first told my partners I planned to attend, ...

Bitcoin and the Fictions of Money

Bitcoin and the Fictions of Money

bits.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Jan '14, 2pm

Ethan Miller/Getty Images The D Las Vegas casino recently announced that it would accept Bitcoins. How should we think abo...

Bitcoin targets payments business of giants Vis...

thespec.com 26 Jan '14, 4pm

WASHINGTON — Entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley to Wall Street say they don't care much for Bitcoin as a currency to suppla...