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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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US Marshals leak likely Bitcoin auction bidders, by mistake

Committing a common email blunder, the government agency accidentally reveals a list of potential bidders for Silk Road's seized bitcoins.

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Japan backs off Bitcoin regulation -- for now

The country says it will make a final decision on the matter after it hears more arguments from both sides.

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Mt. Gox approved for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in US

The defeated Bitcoin exchange, which claims to have lost nearly $400 million to hackers, is ordered to hand over any remaining bitcoins to US and Canadian customers.

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Bitcoin security platform BitGo raises $12M in funding

Silicon Valley investors back the security startup, which aims to safeguard user accounts with a multi-signature wallet.

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Amazon touts Appstore before smartphone launch

Prior to showing its rumored smartphone, Amazon says its Appstore library nearly tripled in size since last year. Also, Apple is allowing Bitcoin wallet apps back into iTunes.

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