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Nathaniel Popper / DealBook:
Winklevoss brothers launch new Bitcoin price index called Winkdex as their Bitcoin Trust moves closer to regulatory approval   —  Winklevoss Brothers Offer an Index to Track Price of Bitcoin  —  Stock traders have the Standard & Poor's 500.  Bitcoin bettors will have the Winkdex.
Feb 19, 2014, 4:25 PMIn context
David Gelles / DealBook:
Comcast Set to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 Billion   —  Comcast will announce a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable in an all-stock deal worth more than $45 billion that will unite the biggest and second largest cable television operators in the country, according to people briefed on the matter.
Feb 13, 2014, 5:00 AMIn context
William Alden / DealBook:
How Ben Horowitz Avoided an Options Backdating Scandal   —  Just by listening to his favorite rappers, Ben Horowitz has absorbed many tales of run-ins and near run-ins with the law.  But the prominent Silicon Valley investor also lived one of his own.  —  Mr. Horowitz, a co-founder …
Feb 6, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / DealBook:
Alibaba's enormous growth, with $1.8B revenue, $801M profit, helps boost Yahoo's bottom line   —  Yahoo Earnings Shed More Light on Alibaba's Growth  —  While Yahoo is nominally the focus of its fourth-quarter earnings report, another company is receiving just as much scrutiny: Alibaba of China.
Jan 28, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Marc Andreessen / DealBook:
Why Bitcoin Matters   —  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.
Jan 21, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / DealBook:
Oyster, the service offering access to over 100,000 books for $10 a month, raises $14 million   —  Oyster, a Start-Up for E-Reading, Raises $14 Million  —  With Netflix soaring, investors are betting that a start-up based on the same business model — but for e-books — will succeed as well.
Jan 14, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Chad Bray / DealBook:
Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Ban Bitcoins on Its Sites   —  LONDON — The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said on Wednesday that its online marketplace Taobao would not accept the popular virtual currency Bitcoin as a form of payment or allow the sale of Bitcoins on its website.
Jan 8, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / DealBook:
Inside the race for Bitcoin mining capacity, which increased by about 30,000 percent in 2013   —  Into the Bitcoin Mines  —  On the flat lava plain of Reykjanesbaer, Iceland, near the Arctic Circle, you can find the mines of Bitcoin.  —  To get there, you pass through a fortified gate and enter a featureless yellow building.
Dec 22, 2013, 1:20 PMIn context
Michael J. De La Merced / DealBook:
Avago to Buy LSI for $6.6 Billion   —  Avago Technologies plans to make the biggest acquisition in its history — with the help of a former owner.  —  Avago, a semiconductor company, said on Monday that it had agreed to buy the LSI Corporation for about $6.6 billion in cash …
Dec 16, 2013, 12:45 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / DealBook:
In the Murky World of Bitcoin, Fraud Is Quicker Than the Law   —  The call went out on Twitter: “For insane profits come and join the pump.”  —  It was an invitation to a penny stock-style pump-and-dump scheme — only this one involved Bitcoin, the soaring, slightly scary virtual currency …
Dec 6, 2013, 10:45 AMIn context

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