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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.

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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

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eBay eyeing bitcoin use for its payments unit, report says

A deal to allow bitcoin as payment would apply only to eBay's PayPal Braintree business and not to eBay itself or to its PayPal subsidiary, says The Wall Street Journal.

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Bitcoin gives Overstock's bottom line a boost

Overstock's chief executive tells Reuters he expects the site to do $1 million in bitcoin sales per month by the end of this year.

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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.

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Dell hops on the bitcoin bandwagon

Looking to buy a new Dell laptop? You can now purchase one from Dell's website using bitcoin.

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Google adds bitcoin to its currency conversion

The search giant will tell you how much your bitcoins are worth in another currency -- and vice versa.

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​Venture capitalist Tim Draper revealed as mystery Bitcoin hoarder

The Silicon Valley investor plans to help emerging markets with the nearly 30k bitcoins bought from the Silk Road auction.

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Single bidder takes all 30K bitcoins in Silk Road auction

After the US Marshals Service concluded its auction of bitcoins seized from the online drug bazaar, one sole bidder emerges as the take-all winner.

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Bitcoin gets buy-in from Newegg, the tech-focused retailer

To follow the desires of its tech-savvy customers, electronics company Newegg starts accepting payments in the virtual currency. Bonus: lower transaction costs, better international sales supports.

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California governor signs bill legalizing Bitcoin, other digital currencies

A new law reverses prohibition against use of anything but US currency for commerce.

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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.

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