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Behind The Plan To Make A Major U.S.-Regulated Bitcoin Exchange

Second Market CEO and Bitcoin investor Barry Silbert is working on rolling out a regulated, US-based exchange following the Mt. Gox disaster. “This is the fun stuff.” View this image ” Lucas Jackson / Reuters On perhaps the darkest day for Bitcoin since its mainstream emergence, Barry

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Are financial bubbles bad?

Many discussions surrounding financial bubbles conclude with suggesting that financial bubbles are a bad thing. However, here is one blog post that considers otherwise.

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King Digital Founders Find Their Latest 'Crush' in Venture Capital

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King Digital Entertainment is best-known for its hugely popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, which has attracted hundreds of millions of users around the world to its jelly-bean colored app. 825 more words


158 - Flags

I left the country at the end of June and went to Canada.  Canada Day was coming and Pride was about to start.  The Maple Leaf and rainbow Pride flags were everywhere and when we crossed back at the Peace Bridge, the stars and stripes flew for the 4th.   355 more words


In an industry in which it is sometimes hard to tell what is truth and what is a paid promotion, Cunningham was obsessive in his philosophy of refusal.

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Union Square Venture's Fred Wilson Calls Out Banks for Ignoring Bitcoin

Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures has little doubt about his bets on bitcoin.

In fact, the legendary investor called out the world’s major banks today for eschewing the first digital currency at… 764 more words