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Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Entrepreneurs step up to help taxpayers track Bitcoin transactions, comply with IRS guidance   —  The Bitcoin Taxman Cometh: Calculating How Much Crypto-Investors Owe IRS Could Be Easy  —  With April 15 just weeks away, the IRS dropped its long-awaited “virtual currency guidance,” …
Mar 30, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Deputies confirm key quote from Dorian Nakamoto about Bitcoin in Newsweek story   —  More Details On Newsweek Journalist's Interview With Alleged Bitcoin Creator  —  In a long article that points to a 64-year-old California man Dorian Nakamoto as Bitcoin's creator, the most compelling evidence …
Mar 7, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
The Outing of Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Is Brilliant Journalism   —  In Newsweek, finance editor Leah McGrath Goodman claims to have outed the mysterious creator of the digital currency Bitcoin.  The Japanese-American man lives in California and incredibly, is actually named Satoshi Nakamoto.
Mar 6, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
After Mt. Gox Implodes, Bitcoin CEOs and Lawmakers Scramble   —  A Bitcoin giant has fallen.  Mt. Gox was once the world's largest Bitcoin exchange.  It has overcome repeated troubles as if it retained a surplus of “life” renewal points from the Magic: The Gathering cards that it traded before Bitcoin, giving it its name.
Feb 25, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Blocking People On Twitter Now Just Mutes Them (Update: Psych!)   —  Update (11:39 P.M. ET): After a slew of criticism, Twitter has decided not to change the way block works.  “We never want to introduce features at the cost of users feeling less safe,” writes VP of Product Michael Sippey on the Twitter blog.
Dec 12, 2013, 6:45 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
U.S. Spy Rocket Has Octopus-Themed ‘Nothing Is Beyond Our Reach’ Logo.  Seriously.   —  The Office of National Intelligence was very excited about sending a rocket into space Thursday with a bunch of new satellites and live tweeted its launch.  This would usually be a cute display of social media …
Dec 6, 2013, 2:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Bitcoin Companies and Entrepreneurs Can't Get Bank Accounts   —  In the first week of July, Jay Shore got bad news.  U.S. Bank and Chase informed him they were closing the accounts for his company, Coinabul, a San Diego-based precious metals buyer that sells silver and gold for Bitcoin.
Nov 15, 2013, 11:40 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Parody Twitter account that apparently duped Costolo temporarily suspended without explanation   —  The Death And Rebirth Of @ProfJeffJarvis, The Best Parody Account On Twitter  —  For the Internet thinkeratti, @ProfJeffJarvis is a Twitter must-follow.  It's a satirical account that takes …
Nov 4, 2013, 6:50 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Lavabit And Silent Circle Join Forces To Make All Email Surveillance-Proof   —  In recent months, Lavabit, based in Texas, and Silent Circle, based in Washington, D.C., both shuttered their encrypted email services.  The companies said they couldn't keep them running knowing they were vulnerable …
Oct 30, 2013, 3:10 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Medical Start-up Invited Millions Of Patients To Write Reviews They May Not Realize Are Public.  Some Are Explicit.   —  Medical records start-up Practice Fusion has attracted a whopping $134 million in venture capital thanks to its appealing business model: it offers 100,000 (and counting) …
Oct 22, 2013, 6:25 PMIn context

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