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21 Inc Applies for Digital Currency Mining Circuitry Patent – CoinDesk

21 Inc, the best-funded company in bitcoin, has filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a form of digital currency mining circuitry. The USPTO – the agency charged with issuing patents to investors and businesses and registering product and intellectual property trademarks – published the submission on 15th October.[…]

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Bitcoin exchange Cryptsy may have gone full Mt Gox, refuses to pay out users – SiliconANGLE (blog)

Bitcoin and altcoin exchange Cryptsy (Project Investors, Inc.) may be in a serious trouble with one report over the weekend claiming that the exchange is refusing to allow users to cash out. A report from The Merkle goes as far as claiming that the company has “gone full Mt Gox” (a reference to failed Japanese[…]

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Digital Currency Weekly Recap 10-18-2015 – DCEBrief (press release)

  Digital Currency Weekly Recap 10-18-2015   Russian Payment Processor Qiwi Pressing Forward with Plan for New Cryptocurrency In recent news related to the ongoing standoff between the government of Russia and the digital currency universe, the giant payment company Qiwi appears to be pressing forward with its plans for a “Bitruble” cryptocurrency. The firm[…]

Trezor: The Bitcoin Safe – CoinBuzz

Bitcoin is a novel and innovative platform for making digital money transactions over the internet, and it’s cleverly designed to be remarkably secure. Nevertheless, its procedures are still not easy to grasp for the average person, thus restraining its use to a very specific niche of users. Many companies have attempted to close such gap[…]

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Bitcoin prices up 20%+ over past month following rising commodity prices – LeapRate

Bitcoin prices up 20%+ over past month following rising commodity prices By LeapRate Staff on Saturday, 10.17.15 Bitcoin back above $270 for first time since early August – but this time might be different. For those in the trading world trying to figure out Bitcoin and where Bitcoin prices may be going, it appears that[…]

MMA Welterweight Jon Fitch Fights for Bitcoin, Embraces Techno-Feudalism – Inverse

Mixed martial artist Jon Fitch, a former top welterweight contender for Ultimate Fighting Championship preparing to headline a World Series of Fighting bout this Saturday, is one of the world’s only athletes paid in cryptocurrency. He also likes eating tacos at 10 a.m. He sat down while doing the latter to chat about the former[…]

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Voxelus Will Be the First Virtual Reality Marketplace with Its Own Digital … – Inside Bitcoins

By Bitcoinist.net Oct 16, 2015 7:42 AM EDT Long-time tech entrepreneur Halsey Minor has now revealed his latest company – Voxelus. Voxelus is a marketplace for virtual reality assets, games, and experiences that runs on the voxels cryptocurrency. The company hopes that virtual reality fans will come on and use virtual currency for the first time –[…]

Scottish MP calls for Scotland's own digital currency – newsBTC

Scottish National Party (SNP) MP George Kerevan wants Scotland to work on a digital currency and has also said that this must be the next on the policy agenda. The MP spoke at length about the much debated digital currency Scotpound at a fringe event at the SNP conference in Aberdeen. Kerevan also brushed aside[…]

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Litecoin Price Technical Analysis – Bears Getting Stronger! – newsBTC

Litecoin Price Key Highlights Litecoin price previously broke below a rising trend line support, indicating that a reversal from the recent climb is underway and that further losses are likely. Price showed follow-through with its bearish move, although a retracement to the broken support zone might still be possible later on. Litecoin price is still[…]

Bitcoin Price Extends Run But Litecoin Stalls – Finance Magnates

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) extended its steady winning streak, hitting another 8-week high of $256.50 on Bitstamp. Bitcoin right now resembles that stable, dividend-paying stock putting together a steady stream of 0.5% gains- healthy for long-term returns in your well-diversified portfolio, but boring for many bitcoin traders with fond memories of wilder times. Many have argued, however,[…]