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Bitcoin is ripe for fraud and Ponzi schemes, warns SEC

Government agency cautions about the use of cryptocurrencies, saying they’re more likely to be used by “fraudsters to perpetrate fraudulent investment schemes.”

By May 7, 2014

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Twitter to SEC: Promoted Trends don't really make us money

The social network disclosed that selling trending topics to advertisers doesn't move the needle all that much.

By December 6, 2013

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Mark Cuban wins insider trading case brought by SEC

After being accused of selling his stake in Mamma.com based on confidential information, the billionaire investor is cleared of the government's charges.

By October 16, 2013

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Apple's tax strategy passes SEC inspection

The technology giant brushed off claims it had the "Holy Grail of tax avoidance" by senior US politicians. Now the US Securities and Exchange Commission has the company's back.

By October 7, 2013

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Twitter reportedly filed its IPO papers with SEC in July

Social network managed to keep its IPO papers under wraps for nearly two months under provisions of the JOBS Act, sources tell AllThingsD's Kara Swisher.

By September 24, 2013

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SEC ends investigation into Sprint's sales tax collection

The SEC has decided that it will not initiate enforcement action against Sprint after a nearly year-long investigation.

By August 5, 2013

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SEC accuses Texas man of running Bitcoin Ponzi scheme

"Fraudsters are not beyond the reach of the SEC just because they use...virtual currency to mislead investors and violate federal securities laws," the SEC says, as it files charges against a Texas man.

By July 23, 2013

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Winklevoss twins work to make Bitcoin more legit with SEC filing

In an effort to boost the presence and tradability of the digital currency, the twins who accused Mark Zuckerberg of stealing the idea for Facebook file for a "Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust."

By July 1, 2013

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Twitter says as many as 23 million accounts connect with automated services

Almost 9 percent of active accounts use automated technology to interact with Twitter, a new SEC filing reveals.

By August 12, 2014

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SoundCloud amps up ways for artists to get paid. The price? Ads

The "YouTube for audio" is the latest streaming-music site to tout new ways artists can commercialize. Of course, for its 175 million monthly listeners, that means commercials.

By August 21, 2014