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bitcoins

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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.

By August 6, 2014

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Second auction planned for bitcoins seized from Silk Road

50,000 bitcoins, worth about $20 million, were seized from digital wallets on computers belonging to Ross Ulbricht, the online drug market's alleged mastermind.

By November 17, 2014

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Can bitcoins catch on with consumers? This VC's betting on it

Silicon Valley investor Adam Draper is refocusing his accelerator program solely on bitcoin, in hopes of taking the currency mainstream.

By November 21, 2014

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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.

By June 23, 2014

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Former SEC chairman bullish on bitcoin, lends advice to companies

Arthur Levitt becomes one of Bitcoin's highest profile supporters after signing on to advise payment processing company BitPay and bitcoin exchange Vaurum.

By October 28, 2014

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Bitcoin converter Circle opens to the public worldwide

The company's service allows consumers to swap established currencies for the digital kind without the speculating inherent in trading exchanges.

By September 29, 2014

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014

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PayPal opens the door a bit for bitcoin payments

The online-payments company is testing the waters by partnering with other companies willing to process transactions using the digital currency.

By September 23, 2014

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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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.

By September 11, 2014