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Canadian Government to End ‘MintChip’ Digital Currency Program

| Pete Rizzo

The Canadian government has announced plans to sell its MintChip digital cash service to the private sector.

LA’s First Dogecoin Party Promises DJs, Dogs, Much Fun and Such Charity

| Stan Higgins

Here's what to expect when shibes take over LA's Meltdown Comics this Friday.

Robocoin Bitcoin London

Robocoin Heats Up Competition for London's Bitcoin ATMs

| Roop Gill

London's first two-way bitcoin ATM has launched in Holborn, boosting easy access to bitcoin for the UK public.

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Bitcoin Commodity Exchange CEX.io Imposes Trading Fee, Prepares for USD

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The CEX.io bitcoin commodity exchange is to introduce a trade fee in two stages within weeks.

Cryptsy Founder Paul Vernon on Worthy Altcoins, Pre-Mining and Compliance

| Daniel Cawrey

The exchange currently trades 157 cryptocurrencies and 70,000 active users, but it hasn't added fiat currency – yet.

Hullcoin: The World’s First Local Government Cryptocurrency?

| David Gilson

David Gilson reports on the very first UK local government operated cryptocurrency, HullCoin.

Kim Dotcom Launches Political Party, Proposes National Cryptocurrency

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Tech entrepreneur and web bad boy Kim Dotcom is back in the news, having launched the 'Internet Party'.

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CoinDesk Guide to the World’s National Altcoins

| Jon Southurst

All you need to know about national cryptocurrencies – a new trend in altcoin development.

Dogecoin’s Jackson Palmer on Fast Transactions, Many Tips and Much Inflation

| Daniel Cawrey

Jackson Palmer tells CoinDesk why he founded dogecoin and why it is more appealing than bitcoin.

KnCMiner readies ASIC customer list

KnCMiner Updates Titan Spec, Promises 250MH/s

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

KnCMiner has bumped up the specification of its upcoming Titan scrypt miner, at 250MH/s, up from 100MH/s.