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Michael Jackson / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin and Regulation: Lessons from the Early Days of Skype   —  Michael Jackson, former COO of Skype and current venture capital investor at Mangrove Capital Partners, explores how bitcoin companies can learn from the early struggles Skype had with regulators across the globe.
May 27, 2014, 7:25 AMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
A Bot Named Willy: Did Mt. Gox's Automated Trading Pump Bitcoin's Price?   —  There is more speculation today that bitcoin's November 2013 surge and Mt. Gox's trading volume's were built in part on fraudulent trading activity - specifically via a bot that serious traders have dubbed “Willy”
May 26, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
BitPay Raises $30m in Record-Breaking Bitcoin Funding Round   —  Georgia, Atlanta-based bitcoin merchant processor BitPay has raised $30m in Series A funding in what is the largest-ever financing round to date for a bitcoin company.  —  The round was led by Index Ventures …
May 13, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context
Danny Bradbury / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Core Developers Weigh in on Side Chain Proposal   —  These days, everyone wants to add new features to the bitcoin block chain, but now one team thinks that it's found a way to do it responsibly - by creating “side chains” that can interact with bitcoin.  —  The process, known as ‘two-way pegging’, has some hefty backing.
Apr 19, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context
Nermin Hajdarbegovic / CoinDesk:
Linguistic Researchers Name Nick Szabo as Author of Bitcoin Whitepaper   —  A group of forensic linguistics experts from Aston University believe the real creator of bitcoin is former law professor Nick Szabo.  —  This is not the first time Szabo has been outed as the ‘real’ Satoshi Nakamoto.
Apr 16, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Inside Square's Stealth Approach to Bitcoin Integration   —  San Francisco-based mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) giant Square sent a jolt of excitement through the bitcoin ecosystem when it announced that it would allow users to pay for goods and services with the digital currency via its online marketplace, Square Market.
Apr 5, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
eBay Adds New ‘Virtual Currency’ Category to US Site   —  eBay's main US site has introduced a category for ‘Virtual Currency’, with listings for dozens of bitcoin and altcoin-related activities - including shares in mining operations.  —  Although eBay is still not accepting bitcoin as an official payment …
Apr 4, 2014, 11:45 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Coinbase Denies Reports of Data Breach, Addresses Security Concerns   —  San Francisco-based bitcoin wallet provider Coinbase formally responded to community concerns relating to a design function of its “Request Money” service on 1st April amid reports that suggested this service could be misused by phishers and fraudsters.
Apr 1, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Danny Bradbury / CoinDesk:
What the IRS Bitcoin Tax Guidelines Mean For You   —  The US Internal Revenue Service finally announced its guidance for virtual currencies yesterday, explicitly referring to bitcoin (see the announcement here and notice here).  The increased clarity - provided three weeks before the end of the US tax year …
Mar 30, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Mt. Gox May Still Hold $118 Million (200,000 BTC) in Funds, Report Suggests   —  A new report suggests that Mt. Gox, the now-bankrupt Japan-based exchange said to have lost 850,000 BTC in customer funds may actually still be in possession of 200,000 BTC ($118m at press time).
Mar 20, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context

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