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Lost Dogecoins: Cryptocurrency goes missing

More than $16,000 worth of Dogecoins vanishes mysteriously as storage service Dogewallet gets hacked.

By Dec. 27, 2013

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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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Friday Poll: Should Bitcoin be banned?

A senator calls for a US ban on Bitcoin, calling the currency "disruptive." Would you like to see a cryptocurrency crackdown, or are you on the Bitcoin bandwagon?

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Wow. Such fast. Dogecoin to sponsor Nascar racer

Enthusiastic Dogecoin-toting Reddit users pooled together a chunk of cryptocurrency change to sponsor a Nascar driver at Talladega Superspeedway.

By Mar. 26, 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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Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto discovered in California?

Newsweek wasn't able to confirm it, but has compiled evidence suggesting Nakamoto is living in the US and is now 64 years old.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Bitcoin ATM makes debut in China

Despite the Chinese government's increasingly hostile attitudes towards the encrypted currency, the ATM is open and ready to exchange China's yuan currency for bitcoins.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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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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People don't trust Google Glass or Bitcoin, if they've heard of them at all

Bitcoin isn't to be trusted and Google Glass should be banned, according to people surveyed recently, but at least they've heard of these new technologies.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Sacramento Kings are first pro sports team to accept Bitcoin

The NBA franchise says it will use BitPay to process digital-currency payments for team merchandise and tickets starting March 1.

By Jan. 16, 2014