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First Bitcoin ATM arrives in Akron as virtual currency challenges the real thing
www.ohio.com

But the new machine tucked into the back corner of Starz Market across from the University of Akron could be a digital banking revolution in a box. This specialized ATM offers deposits and withdrawals of Bitcoin, the most widely circulated digital ...

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Ethereum, a Virtual Currency, Enables Transactions That Rival Bitcoin's
www.nytimes.com

Even as Bitcoin, riven by internal divisions, has struggled, a rival virtual currency — known as Ethereum — has soared in value, climbing 1,000 percent over the last three months. Beyond the price spike, Ethereum is also attracting attention from ...

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Europe Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Virtual Currencies To ...
www.zerohedge.com

In the past we have explained why when it comes to circumventing capital controls, primarily in the context of China, there are few as simple and as efficient alternatives to Bitcoin - contrary to what Bernanke may think, gold is ...

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Bitcoin: When does it make sense to trade real dollars for virtual money?
bangordailynews.com

The virtual currency Bitcoin recently took another step closer to becoming a mainstream tool of finance, thanks to the debut of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC). The trust represents the first mechanism for trading Bitcoin on a public ...

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San Francisco Fed Outlines Virtual Currency Risks
cointelegraph.com

Targeted at community banks – comprising roughly 94% of all banks in the United States – it explains what cryptocurrencies are, and what they can be used for. The article notes that the crypto-sector presents opportunities for community banks to ...

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A bit of a change: Some Metro Detroit retailers banking on virtual money
www.freep.com

When customers visit David Ayyash's ChickPea in the D restaurant downtown, instead of pulling out a credit card or dollar bills, they can pay with a completely digital currency that's not backed by any bank or government: Bitcoin. Ayyash takes a ...

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BC university embraces Bitcoin, accepts virtual currency for textbooks
www.edmontonjournal.com

VANCOUVER - Will that be debit or Bitcoin? A British Columbia university has started accepting the digital currency Bitcoin at all of its bookstores, allowing customers to open their mobile wallets in what's believed to be a first for post-secondary ...

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Interpol Creates its Own Cryptocurrency to Fight Virtual Currency Crime
insidebitcoins.com

Singapore-based Interpol Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) is developing its own cryptocurrency. The purpose of this project is to help personnel gain a first-hand understanding of what cryptocurrency is and how it is being used for cyber crime. The ...

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Bitcoin: The Future of the Virtual Currency, Cyberattacks and Security (2014)
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Bitcoin was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto,[note 6] who published his invention on 31 October 2008 in a research paper called "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash system".[12] It was implemented.

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