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Bitcoin exchange BitStamp hit by hackers, crooks make off with $5M

Ouch! Hackers stole $5 million from the BitStamp bitcoin exchange.

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Bitcoin supporters hope the cryptocurrency has booming 2015

Bitcoin's valuation has volatile throughout 2014, but more businesses and consumers have shown interest in the cryptocurrency - what does 2015 hold?

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Bitcoin advocate Charlie Shrem given two-year prison sentence

Charlie Shrem was given two years for his role in illicit monetary transfers.

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Time is the first major publisher to begin accepting bitcoin payments

Time is the first major publisher to accept the bitcoin cryptocurrency.

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Congressman Steve Stockman says bitcoin regulation talk is too hasty

It would seem bitcoin regulation in the United States seems likely in the future, but Congressman Steve Stockman says it's too early for it right now.

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Australian law enforcement investigating bitcoin crime link

Australian law enforcement probing criminal organizations reportedly using bitcoins to help launder money, conduct business.

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States are unsure how to handle possible bitcoin oversight

Trying to create bitcoin legislation is proving to be confusing, with states seeing different levels of regulation, oversight needed.

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Department of Banking and Securities concerned over bitcoin security

The bitcoin cryptocurrency is getting more headlines, but security remains a concern.

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Bitcoin provides a 'compelling investment thesis' for investors

TweakTown speaks with Trevor Murphy, CTO of the BitStash bitcoin storage company.

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bitcoin ATM seized during $2.6 million drug raid in Australia

A bitcoin ATM was seized as part of a drug bust in Australia.

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St. Louis Fed VP says bitcoin 'will find a niche market' in the future

bitcoins will find a niche market, even if that doesn't mean government regulators and investors will jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon in the future.

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New York state won't require bitcoin developers to have license

New York won't require bitcoin software companies to receive a license, as regulation guidelines continue to be ironed out.

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Consumers, businesses testing out bitcoins, regulators not as happy

While consumers and businesses are willing to test out bitcoins, state and federal regulators are not as enthusiastic about the cryptocurrency.

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Bitcoin value drops to just $290 over the weekend, as investors cringe

Bitcoins remain highly volatile, as the value of a single bitcoin dropped down to $290 over the weekend.

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FTC shuts down Butterfly Labs, a supposed bitcoin mining company

The FTC isn't impressed with Butterfly Labs for scamming customers thinking they were able to mine for bitcoins.

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Bank of England worried about bitcoin fraud risk, threat of deflation

Bank of England isn't on the bitcoin bandwagon, worried about fraud, volatility, and fixed supply issues.

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PayPal's Braintree opens up bitcoin payments, shaking things up more

Braintree will begin accepting bitcoins in the coming months, as interest in the cryptocurrency continues to rise among consumers and businesses.

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Bitcoin ATMs popping up in the U.S., across Europe as interest grows

Bitcoin ATMs are helping spread interest in bitcoin cryptocurrencies, as more companies and users are comfortable with the digital currency.

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Bitcoin shows longevity potential as retailers embrace cryptocurrency

Bitcoin continues to prove its potential longevity, with more e-tailers embracing the digital cryptocurrency.

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Bitcoin value drops 12% down to $435.60, lowest rate since May

The value of bitcoins dropped on Monday, sending alarm bells throughout the bitcoin community - while others urge patience.

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Lake Tahoe-area home site sells for $1.6 million in bitcoins

A recent Northern California real estate deal closed for $1.6 million in bitcoins.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues warning about bitcoins

The CFPB isn't a big fan of bitcoins, warning consumers that it can easily be more of a financial headache than its worth.

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Bitcoin value shaky, with many investors says bubble pricing in play

Bitcoins might be rising in popularity, but there are still a lot of people worried about cryptocurrency volatility that can swing drastically.

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Dell embraces bitcoins, accepting the cryptocurrency on its website

Dell becomes one of the latest major companies in the United States to accept bitcoin cryptocurrency payments, giving online shoppers another choice.

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State of New York wants feedback regarding bitcoin regulations

New York becomes the first state to propose regulations for the bitcoin cryptocurrency, with state legislators welcome to feedback regarding legislation.

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Tech guru Tim Draper wins bitcoin auction, won't say how much he paid

The man who successfully acquired all the bitcoins auctioned by the US Marshals Service, Tim Draper, wants to help the cryptocurrency become more popular.

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Seized Silk Road bitcoins auctioned off, with 45 bidders involved

More than 40 bidders competed for almost 30,000 bitcoins seized from Silk Road.

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Tiny island of Jersey hopes to become world Bitcoin leader

A campaign group in Jersey, the small offshore finance center near Normandy, wants to make the island a hive of cryptocurrency activity.

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U.S. Marshals accidentally leak names of potential bitcoin bidders

U.S. Marshals accidentally released a list of interested bidders trying to purchase lots of bitcoins once owned by Silk Road.

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BitPay sponsors NCAA St. Petersburg Bowl as sponsorship increases

The BitPay service will sponsor the St. Petersburg bowl for the next three years, as the cryptocurrency continues to expand.

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Shuttered Mt. Gox receives bankruptcy protection in U.S. courts

The now defunct Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange has received bankruptcy protection after shutting down, despite attempts to revive it.

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U.S. federal government to auction off millions in Silk Road bitcoins

The U.S. Marshal's Service is auctioning off millions of dollars of bitcoins seized following the Silk Road closure.

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Expedia to begin accepting bitcoin for hotel bookings

Expedia joins a growing list of companies that are beginning to take the crypto-currency bitcoin very seriously.

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National Science Foundation researcher suspended for bitcoin mining

A U.S. researcher has been banned following decisions to use National Science Foundation (NSF) hardware to try to mine for bitcoins.

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bitcoin supporter turns the tables on hacker, offers $20,000 bounty

A hacker trying to demand a $20,000 ransom from a millionaire bitcoin supporter backed down after the victim offered a $20,000 bounty.

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bitcoin slot machine from BetCoin could shake up gambling industry

BetCoin has a new online slot machine that accepts bitcoins, providing gamblers another currency to use online.

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Attorneys, bitcoin supporters working on cryptocurrency law book

A bitcoin law book is currently being written, in an effort to streamline how the cryptocurrency is perceived by lawmakers, banks, and governments.

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D Las Vegas Casino adds bitcoin ATM for visitors to use

The D Las Vegas Casino Hotel, the first Vegas casino to accept bitcoins, now has a bitcoin ATM machine.

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Gold investor Peter Schiff allows customers to pay with bitcoins

Use your bitcoins to pay for gold or silver!

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Bitcoin Foundation loses members, as they are angry of new director

Bitcoin Foundation losing members as people quit because of the announcement of a controversial new director, Brock Pierce.

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Financial analysts are increasingly jumping on the bitcoin bandwagon

Financial analysts are becoming more vocal about the appeal and risks of bitcoins, as the cryptocurrency continues its efforts to go mainstream.

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AMD slashes the price of its Radeon R9 280 to $249, down from $279

AMD has pushed in an official price cut to its Radeon R9 280, dropping the price by $30 down to $249.

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Diamond Circle launches its own bitcoin ATM debit card

Diamond Circle is ready to market its own bitcoin debit card, launching later this week.

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Want to mine bitcoins? Head to the Pacific Northwest for cheaper power

bitcoin supporters are heading to the Pacific Northwest for larger bitcoing mining operations, due to cheaper power prices in Washington state.

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Xapo shows off bitcoin debit card, expanding cryptocurrency offerings

Company hopes new bitcoin debit card helps attract casual consumers to the budding cryptocurrency.

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Mt. Gox supporters hope to revive the company, with creditor blessing

The old Mt. Gox won't be resurrected, but supporters hope to prevent the company's assets from being liquidated, according to reports.

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Mt. Gox tosses out idea of rebuilding, will try to liquidate assets

Mt. Gox won't try to rebuild, and will instead liquidate its assets to creditors sometime later this year.

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bitcoin money laundering case underway in Florida

Two defendants in Florida are being accused of money laundering, involving exchanging cash funds for the cryptocurrency.

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Malware that mines cryptocurrency recently found on DVRs

New malware designed to mine cryptocurrency using DVRs, in a new twist on how cybercriminals expand their lucrative illegal operations.

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Malware drains your battery and helps bad guys mine for cryptocurrency

New malware, although not widespread, gives a glimpse into what type of malware we could potentially see in the future.

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