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Coinffeine to Challenge Centralized Bitcoin Exchanges with Distributed Alternative

| Stan Higgins

A development team from Spain is working on what could be the world's first decentralized bitcoin exchange.

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Two Charts Show How Different Bitcoin and Fiat Payments Really Are

| Daniel Cawrey

What is most frustrating about banking today is the process that must be endured by both consumers and businesses.

Amazon Awarded Bitcoin-Related Cloud Computing Patent

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The patent envisions bitcoin's potential use in cloud computing services on Amazon Web Services.

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Popular Encryption Tool TrueCrypt Mysteriously Shuts Down

| Joon Ian Wong

A popular open-source encryption program often used to secure desktop bitcoin wallets may have been compromised.

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Private China Meeting Unites Bitcoin Mining Industry Leaders

| Jon Southurst

Representatives from China's mining industry held a three-day gathering in Shenzhen this week.

Darkcoin Price in Turmoil Following Emergency Fork, Network Issues

| Stan Higgins

After passing litecoin prices last week, darkcoin prices have fallen below $10 amid growing pains with its nascent network.

Coinbase Launches Payment Pages to Make Bitcoin Socially Shareable

| Daniel Cawrey

The popular wallet has launched the new feature with charitable efforts from Nas, Marc Andreessen and Code.org.

Gyft Integration Lets iOS Users Buy Gift Cards from Pheeva Bitcoin Wallet

| Daniel Cawrey

A startup called Pheeva is pushing for broader bitcoin adoption through a new partnership with Gyft.

Gallery: Robocoin Debuts its First Bitcoin ATM in China

| Pete Rizzo

Despite uncertainty lingering in China, the local ecosystem recently celebrated the arrival of the first Robocoin ATM.

Facebook’s Ben Davenport Leaves for Bitcoin Startup BitGo

| Daniel Cawrey

The software engineer and bitcoin angel investor is joining BitGo – a provider of multi-signature wallets.