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Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Finance startups like Tokken step in to aid pot dispensaries unserved by wary banks   —  As Marijuana Sales Grow, Start-Ups Step In for Wary Banks  —  When Lamine Zarrad was not at his job as a federal banking regulator in recent months, he was spending a lot of time at Denver's marijuana dispensaries.
Feb 22, 2016, 8:00 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
How Gary Alford, an IRS special agent assigned to work with the DEA, used Google search, old chat room logs, and more to track down Silk Road's Ross Ulbricht   —  The Tax Sleuth Who Took Down a Drug Lord  —  Gary L. Alford was running on adrenaline when he arrived for work on a Monday in June 2013 …
Dec 26, 2015, 6:55 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Bitcoin exchange itBit raises $25M Series A and receives banking trust charter from New York   —  Bitcoin Exchange Receives First License in New York State  —  New York State's top financial regulator has granted the first license to a Bitcoin exchange, allowing it to open legally to customers across the country.
May 8, 2015, 2:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Winklevoss Twins Aim to Take Bitcoin Mainstream With a Regulated Exchange   —  Bitcoin, the virtual currency that was once the talk of the financial world, has been taking a beating over the last year with the price tumbling downward.  —  Now two of the biggest boosters of the virtual currency …
Jan 23, 2015, 4:45 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Goldman Sachs Recasts Its Reputation to Woo Tech Talent   —  A panel of Goldman Sachs employees spent a recent Tuesday night at the Columbia University faculty club trying to convince a packed room of potential recruits that Wall Street, not Silicon Valley, was the place to be for computer scientists.
Nov 16, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Apple Pay charged a lower transaction rate by banks than typical for credit card transactions, won't be accepted by Walmart and Best Buy   —  Banks Did It Apple's Way in Payments by Mobile  —  JPMorgan Chase's chief financial officer, Marianne Lake, took the stage at a financial conference …
Sep 12, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
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
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Breach at Neiman Marcus Went Undetected From July to December   —  The computer network at Neiman Marcus was penetrated by hackers as far back as July, and the breach was not fully contained until Sunday, according to people briefed on the investigation.  —  The company disclosed the data theft …
Jan 17, 2014, 12:25 AMIn 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
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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