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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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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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Even Tatooine feels the heat from climate change

The inaugural report from the Tatooine Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presents unique climate challenges ahead for Sarlaacs, Hutts, and moisture farmers.

By July 24, 2014

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AT&T hacker 'Weev' sends feds 'invoice' for time in prison

Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.

By May 20, 2014

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Bitcoin exchanges reportedly probed over link to Silk Road

Several exchanges, including shuttered Mt. Gox, have received subpoenas probing possible ties to the online drug marketplace, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By May 19, 2014

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Bitcoin startup Circle unveils no-fee digital currency banking

Financial services company aims to provide a secure, insured banking service that will take the cryptocurrency mainstream.

By May 16, 2014

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Bitcoin wins US election panel's approval for political donations

Federal regulator finds the cryptocurrency qualifies as "money or something of value" but imposes restriction on its use.

By May 8, 2014

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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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Uber defends ridesharing after Taxi Council's talk of "risk"

Uber has defended the safety and reliability of its new ridesharing service, which has come under fire from the taxi industry for posing "an unacceptable risk to the public".

By April 28, 2014

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Congressman: If we ban Bitcoin, let's ban dollar bills too

"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.

By March 5, 2014