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crypto-currency

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Japan: 'Bitcoin isn't a currency'

Without any regulatory or government oversight, the government forbids commercial banks to provide customers with the cryptocurrency.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Behold JuggaloCoin, a Bitcoin-like currency just for Juggalos

Insane Clown Posse fans take heed: now there’s a new way to buy black-and-white face makeup, Faygo, and HatchetGear.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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HullCoin is first local government digital currency in UK

The British city of Hull has introduced its own version of Bitcoin to help local residents suffering after government cuts.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Microsoft adds Bitcoin to Bing's currency converter

Crypto-currency's value against more than 50 other currencies can now be found with a simple search query.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Microsoft to fight Internet snooping with stronger crypto

Likening government surveillance to malware, Microsoft's general counsel says the company is taking steps to protect the privacy of online communications.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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eBay to allow Bitcoin sales in 'virtual currency' category

After PayPal President David Marcus tweeted "We're believers in BTC," eBay's US and UK branches say they will let people sell digital currencies in the classified ads sections of the sites.

By Jan. 20, 2014

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Crypto, security, comp-sci specialists speak out on NSA

In an open letter, more than 50 luminaries in computer science, cryptography, and security join together to decry reported efforts by the agency to undermine encryption and network security.

By Jan. 24, 2014

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Kanye West-inspired virtual currency to launch next week

A virtual currency inspired by Kayne West -- but not endorsed by him -- will launch a week today. Seriously.

By Jan. 4, 2014

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Rumors of larger iPad gaining currency in Asia

The supply chain in Asia is getting increasingly chatty about a larger iPad. Is Apple getting ready to take the plunge?

By Sep. 24, 2013

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Data, meet spies: The unfinished state of Web crypto

Many large Web companies have failed to adopt a decades-old encryption technology to safeguard confidential user communications. Google is a rare exception, and Facebook is about to follow suit.

By Jun. 26, 2013