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Bitcoin Holders Face Uncertainty Over Tax Returns

This financial year is the first in which many bitcoin users will consider putting their cryptocurrency gains on their tax returns. When a bitcoin was worth $5 or less, most people didn’t make enough money on them to worry about taxes. But 2013’s price run-up pushed plenty of bitcoiners into a category where unreported gains […]

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Be it bitcoins or dollars, money’s value rooted in beliefs – The Economic Times

By Quentin Hardy How should we think about a currency like Bitcoin? The first thing to remember is this: Money is a sort of collective fiction. What money we choose to trust says much about how we see the world. Above the simplest exchanges, most money has limited use. Gold, the most common historical currency, […]

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‘Bitcoin is a small player even in illegal transactions’ — RT Op-Edge

It is true that a small percentage of Bitcoin transactions are illegal, but the majority of illegal goods are bought with US dollars, the primary currency used in the international trade in illicit goods, economist Mark Thornton told RT. On January 27 US federal charges were made public against two men accused of operating a […]

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Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin and More All Report Heavy Losses in Wake of Shrem Arrest

From bitcoin and litecoin to dogecoin, heavy losses are being felt across the crypto-currency landscape, with all but one of the top 60 coins registering losses. Bitcoin fell by almost 11% in 24 hours between 27 and 28 January – a drop partly blamed on the arrest of BitInstant currency exchange CEO and Bitcoin Foundation […]

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Charlie Shrem bitcoin executive arrested for money laundering bailed for $1million | Mail Online

Bitcoin executive arrested for money laundering bailed for $1million as police accuse him of helping black market drug site Silk Road users trade illegal cash for the digital coins Charlie Shrem, 24, was arrested at New York’s JFK airport on Sunday Shrem was an early investor in bitcoins and launched one of the most popular […]

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World’s biggest bitcoin database created – The Times of India

STOCKHOLM: A Nordic venture capital firm says it has built the world’s largest database of businesses dealing in bitcoins in an effort to shed light on a virtual currency which has seen its value rocket in the past year.  Creandum said the database contained more than 300 companies trading bitcoins — ranging from exchanges to […]

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Why Bitcoin Matters – NYTimes.com

Editor’s note: Marc Andreessen’s venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has invested just under $50 million in Bitcoin-related start-ups. The firm is actively searching for more Bitcoin-based investment opportunities. He does not personally own more than a de minimis amount of Bitcoin. A mysterious new technology emerges, seemingly out of nowhere, but actually the result of […]

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Bitcoin Bourse is new trading system developed by French Bitcoin SARL

Bitcoin Bourse Buy – Sell – 0% FEES – SEPA – Local Bitcoin Bourse trading system works like a secure escrow service, where Bitcoin Bourse holds and freezes bitcoins until successful transaction is finished between seller and buyer. Each user gets temporary bitcoin address to fund his account with bitcoins. User can sell his coins […]

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Lastest Bitcoin News

Wishing for a Very Bitcoin 2014 With Christmas in the rearview mirror and 2014 dawning, I would like to share my wishes for the new year. Like last year's, some are lighthearted, some are serious, and all are heartfelt. For the world's Bitcoin miners: The solving of more algorithms … Read more on Bloomberg Bitcoin […]

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Lastest Bitcoin News

Bubbles, Banks And Bitcoin This is where Bitcoin comes in. As state-guaranteed money becomes less safe, the private sector is trying to create alternatives. Bitcoin is gaining credibility as a future currency because the state is perceived as reneging on its implied pledge to … Read more on Forbes Tech People Are Passing Around This […]

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