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10 things you should know about Bitcoin and digital ...

10 things you should know about Bitcoin and digital currencies

Bitcoin and other digital currencies have emerged as potential disruptors to the financial system, but fear, theft, and illegal activity still hang over them. Here's what you need to know.

By Lyndsey Gilpin | May 21, 2014, 4:00 AM PST

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Bitcoin has injected itself into a lot of conversations about the future of technology,...

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Pay with Bitcoin: 10 of the most interesting places to spend ...

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It still takes some searching to find places to spend your Bitcoin, but the list is growing. From sports teams to gift card retailers to online outlets, more and more shops are partnering with sites like Coinbase and other digital wallets to make it easier for people to spend their cryptocurrency.

Restaurants and other types of brick-and-mortar businesses are starting...

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Japan's formal embrace of Bitcoin points to growing role ...

Japan recently passed a law recognizing the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as an official form of payment. The move opens up new opportunities for the Bitcoin ecosystem.

By Conner Forrest | April 6, 2017, 12:13 PM PST

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The Japanese government recently recognized the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as a legal form of payment , leading to a jump in the price of Bitcoin and opening up conversations about...

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Why ransomware attacks are making Bitcoin more expensive ...

At the Corporate Governance conference in New York, Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov said that businesses were hoarding Bitcoin to pay off ransomware attacks.

By Conner Forrest | June 9, 2017, 8:05 AM PST

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The increase of ransomware attacks like WannaCry are driving up Bitcoin prices, as companies are stockpiling the cryptocurrency in order to pay future ransoms, Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov...

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18 new IT jobs created by Bitcoin and blockchain ...

Searches for jobs mentioning blockchain, Bitcoin, or cryptocurrency jumped more than 1,000% in the past two years, according to Indeed.

By Alison DeNisco Rayome | December 12, 2017, 4:00 AM PST

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As bitcoin and blockchain are poised to revolutionize many businesses, employers and job candidates alike are investigating how cryptocurrency-related positions could be of use to their business.

Searches for jobs mentioning blockchain, bitcoin, or cryptocurrency jumped more than...

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