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Reddit puts its cryptocurrency plans on hold

Reddit notes aren't dead, but the cryptocurrency isn't under active development either.

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FBI consultant: Silk Road founder carried millions worth of bitcoins on laptop

Most of the money was transferred from Silk Road servers, according to documents filed in the case against Ross Ulbricht.

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Coinbase to launch first licensed U.S. Bitcoin exchange

The move follows plans for a regulated Bitcoin exchange by the Winklevoss twins.

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Winklevoss twins plan regulated Bitcoin exchange

Gemini will be a New York market with cash deposits backed by a chartered bank.

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Hackers steal $5M in Bitcoins during Bitstamp exchange attack

Around 19,000 bitcoins were looted during the weekend hack, which targeted hot wallets

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Microsoft starts accepting Bitcoin payments for Windows Store, Xbox, Windows Phone

Bitcoin is accepted by Microsoft only in the U.S. for now.

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PayPal will let you pay with Bitcoin, sometimes

As if Bitcoin payments weren't already common online, now PayPal is getting in on the action.

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Will Bitcoin's creator be unmasked for $12,000?

An anonymous poster is demanding 25 bit coins -- about $12,000 -- to release the real identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Meet LibraTax, the first tax preparation tool to support Bitcoin

Bitcoin traders worrying about how to legally disclose their profits from Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies now have a tool, LibraTax, ready to assist them.

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Ebay may begin accepting Bitcoin payments via its Braintree platform

Braintree, part of eBay's PayPal unit, may soon add Bitcoin to its accepted forms of payment.