Doug

Watt

Doug Watt is a freelance journalist based in Ottawa, Canada, specializing in financial services. Doug has worked as an editor at an international bond rating agency and a Canadian website for financial advisors. He has also worked as a reporter at wire service Canadian Press.

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Canada tops list for 2013 Bitcoin software downloads
Canada comes out on top in the number of Bitcoin downloads per capita so far this year, followed by Australia, the UK, the US and Germany.
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Bitcoin gaming site SatoshiDice closes to US players
Citing legal advice, Bitcoin gaming site SatoshiDice is closing to US players, moving to block all US-based IP addresses from the website.
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Liberty City Ventures launches $15 Million fund to invest in Bitcoin startups
The goal of the Digital Currency Fund is to start providing the resources necessary to fuel the digital currency ecosystem, says Liberty City Ventures.
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Despite bubble talk, bitcoin prices seen rising
Are we in the midst of a bitcoin bubble? Perhaps, but that doesn't necessarily mean prices are on the verge of collapse.
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New BitBox exchange promises 'secret weapons'
It’s the newest bitcoin exchange and the first to be incubated at a university. BitBox launched with the CEO promising innovation from the get-go.
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New apps track bitcoin price swings
New services aim to help bitcoin traders stay up to date with the digital currency's prices.
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NYC park becomes bitcoin trading floor
In what was billed as the first open-air marketplace for bitcoin, a small group of traders gathered in a New York City park on Monday to trade the digital currency.
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London firm to offer bitcoin options trading
Citing strong interest in the digital currency, London-based options broker anyoption has announced plans to offer bitcoin derivative trading.
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BitcoinATM plans to offer bitcoins on the spot
BitcoinATM founder and CEO Evan Rose demonstrates his first automated teller machine for bitcoins; he hopes to make the devices available in 3 - 6 months.
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