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Bitcoin platform Coinbase expands to 13 European countries

Bitcoin wallet and exchange says its expansion will increase access and adoption of the digital currency across Europe.

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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

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​Bitcoin is not money according to ATO

The world's leading cryptocurrency has become a little less cryptic as the Australian Taxation Office rules how Bitcoin is to be treated under tax law.

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eBay eyeing bitcoin use for its payments unit, report says

A deal to allow bitcoin as payment would apply only to eBay's PayPal Braintree business and not to eBay itself or to its PayPal subsidiary, says The Wall Street Journal.

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Bitcoin gives Overstock's bottom line a boost

Overstock's chief executive tells Reuters he expects the site to do $1 million in bitcoin sales per month by the end of this year.

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UK government review looks for Bitcoin's role in British business

The UK government says it will assess the benefits and risks of unregulated digital currencies, a move which one expert says is a play to siphon investment and jobs away from the US and other markets.

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Google adds bitcoin to its currency conversion

The search giant will tell you how much your bitcoins are worth in another currency -- and vice versa.

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​Venture capitalist Tim Draper revealed as mystery Bitcoin hoarder

The Silicon Valley investor plans to help emerging markets with the nearly 30k bitcoins bought from the Silk Road auction.

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Bitcoin gets buy-in from Newegg, the tech-focused retailer

To follow the desires of its tech-savvy customers, electronics company Newegg starts accepting payments in the virtual currency. Bonus: lower transaction costs, better international sales supports.

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'Bitcoin Isle' might be next on Jersey's docket

The self-regulated island in the English Channel wants to be a leader in accepting Bitcoin.

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Japan backs off Bitcoin regulation -- for now

The country says it will make a final decision on the matter after it hears more arguments from both sides.

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Bitcoin security platform BitGo raises $12M in funding

Silicon Valley investors back the security startup, which aims to safeguard user accounts with a multi-signature wallet.

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