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Is Bitcoin About to Become More Fed-like?

Can Bitcoin retain its anarchist edge while still operating more like a central bank? Last year, I wrote about how Texas has become a hotbed of Bitcoin development. One of the challenges the digital currency faces is how it can … Continue reading

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Why Bitcoin Is More Like a Penny Stock Than a Real Currency

Last week, Vox writer and Bitcoin evangelist Timothy B. Lee wrote a piece entitled “Why I’m Investing in Bitcoins.” By the end of the day, he wasn’t. Lee, a former Washington Post reporter, has long been a Bitcoin believer, and … Continue reading

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Overstock Takes Bitcoin International

A big online retailer is going to start accepting Bitcoin on international transactions, according to the New York Times’ Dealbook site.¬†Overstock.com, which has been an outspoken proponent of the virtual currency, will introduce on Sept. 1 a new payment system … Continue reading

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