California leads the way on Bitcoin acceptance.

Short of accepting Bitcoin as legal tender, Californian Governor Jerry Brown passed bill AB129 which legalizes digital currencies and alternative currencies for transactions within the state. The previous prohibition on alternative currencies was primarily targeted  towards fraudulent or competitive national […]

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Edward Snowden is Turning to Bitcoin

By now most people have heard of whistleblower Edward Snowden and his story. Snowden had leaked millions of documents containing classified material to multiple media sources. These documents were most famous for the evidence showing the United States government spying on […]

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Why I Now See Bitcoin’s Potential

When I first heard about Bitcoin I thought it was the dumbest idea of the 21st century. A currency that is not regulated by a government, how could anyone see this as a good idea? That is what my mentality […]

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Why a Bitcoin Investment Fund is a Horrible Idea

A friend of mine brought up the idea to me about a firm creating an exchange traded fund (ETF) or Mutual Fund for Bitcoin; similar to GLD which is an ETF for gold, this fund would only hold Bitcoin. Now […]

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BitMEX To Release Bitcoin Volatility Index

Bitcoin derivatives exchange BitMEX is set to launch its own take on the VIX, a popular index measuring market volatility, on the 5th of January. The VIX is often called the “fear index” or the “fear gauge”, as it can […]

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