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The 5 Phases of Bitcoin Adoption by Investor Barry Silbert
December 24th, 2014

Barry Silbert, the founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, was interviewed by Mauldin Economics’ Worth Wray about the future of Bitcoin.

Payment Startup Stripe Updates Bitcoin Guide, Will Go Live in January 2015
December 24th, 2014

An API-based internet payment system provider Stripe has updated its advice on setting up its service to accept bitcoin. The feature is set to come out of beta in January 2015 with a fee of 0.5% per transaction.

Money Giveaway at Yacuna’s New Clam Cryptocoin Exchange
December 23rd, 2014

Yacuna Ltd. introduces its new Clam market which offers to trade Clamcoins into Bitcoin and Euro via the fiat money gateway of the Yacuna.com exchange.

‘All Money is Money,’ Said 50Cent Explaining Why He Accepted Bitcoin Payments
December 23rd, 2014

When 50 Cent was asked on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ to expand on why he accepted Bitcoin, the famous rapper stated simply: ‘All money is money.’

‘Bitcoin Future’: Can the World’s Most Popular Virtual Currency Survive 2015?
December 23rd, 2014

The adoption of cryptocurrency is held back by the governments regulation and banks, refusing to deal with bitcoin businesses.

Bitcoin Community Explains Bitcoin to Their Moms
December 23rd, 2014

Bitcoin professionals revealed their thoughts on how easily explain the digital currency to their mothers.

Holiday Season Will Continue in January at BitcoinExpo 2015 in London
December 23rd, 2014

Organizers of the BitcoinExpo 2015 announces new speakers as well as Dogecoin Discussion Panel. The conference will take place in London, UK, on January 24–25th, 2015.

Collapsed Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Still Under Liquidation Process
December 22nd, 2014

The process of Mt. Gox liquidation is underway, Kraken bitcoin exchange will aid to investigate the missing bitcoins.

CES 2015: Bitcoin Companies to Showcase the World of Bitcoin
December 21st, 2014

The world of Bitcoin is coming to the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, sponsored by a partnership between BitPay, Circle, Kraken, Bitmain, Blockchain, Bitstamp, Private Internet Access, Robocoin, and yBitcoin.

ZenBox Unveils Orange County’s First Bitcoin ATM
December 21st, 2014

A new ZenBox ATM offers two-way functionality, which means that users can use it to buy and sell bitcoins.

‘Gold for Nerds’: The True Story of Bitcoin
December 21st, 2014

“Bitcoin is gold for nerds. It is something that a whole new generation of people believe in. The online nature of their lives and their economy, and so bitcoin, resonates with them.” — Nicholas Colas, Convergex

Reddit Plans to Distribute $5M to Users via ‘Reddit Notes’
December 20th, 2014

After securing $50 million in outside funding in September, Reddit had promised it would find a way to let the community own 10% of those shares. Now it is revealing it’s own digital currency “Reddit Notes”.

Charlie Shrem Sentenced to 2-Years for Silk Road Money Laundering
December 20th, 2014

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem was sentenced for two years in prison after being accused of illegal activities on Silk Road marketplace.