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#BitcoinConf — Luria: “Bitcoin is Equity in a Payment Network”

LAS VEGAS (InsideBitcoins) — With a weekend price slump on everyone’s mind, Day Two of the Inside Bitcoins Conference kicked off in Las Vegas. Gil Luria, managing director of Wedbush Securities delivered the opening keynote address, describing the digital currency...
Bitcoin conference Las Vegas

#BitcoinConf — Llanos: Don’t Hire a Lawyer or a Vendor for Bitcoin Compliance

LAS VEGAS (InsideBitcoins) — The Inside Bitcoins Conference in Las Vegas began with two concurrent workshops today, one of which — on compliance and anti-money laundering issues of bitcoin — featured a lively exchange between the audience and Juan Llanos, EVP...

#BitcoinConf Preview — Bitcoin Derivatives: The Future of Investing

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Undoubtedly, one of the most anticipated sessions of the Inside Bitcoins Conference in Las Vegas is Matt Slater’s presentation on bitcoin derivatives. Slater is the co-founder & CEO of San Mateo-based Hedgy, a peer-to-peer hedging marketplace...

Russia Formally Proposes Fines and Ban on Bitcoin

LONDON (InsideBitcoins) — Russia’s anti-Bitcoin stance took a serious turn from open hostility toward actual criminality yesterday when the Ministry of Economic Development released its draft bill “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation“. The bill introduced...
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Bitcoining Las Vegas: How to Get It and How to Spend It

LONDON (InsideBitcoins) — As Bitcoin attendees prepare to descend upon Las Vegas for the Sunday start to the Inside Bitcoins Conference they would do well to remember that they are visiting a city that understands the value of readily accessible...
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Court Grants Butterfly Labs Permission to Reopen for Limited Operations

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — U.S. District Court Judge Brian Wimes has issued a Stipulated Interim Order allowing Butterfly Labs permission to reopen for limited operations. At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, the company, a bitcoin mining hardware supplier,...
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Bill Gates: “Bitcoin Is Better Than Currency”

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Bill Gates, interviewed on Bloomberg during the closing day of SIBOS 2014, the annual SWIFT banking conference, said “Bitcoin is exciting because it shows how cheap it can be.” Gates’ focus is on helping the poorest,...