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Ellen DeGeneres Is Down with Bitcoin

C. Edward Kelso US daytime television chat show queen, Ellen DeGeneres, featured bitcoin in a recent segment, wondering aloud about its fundamental mysteries with her enthused audience. And while it was a funny look at the cryptocurrency, she managed to…

Bitcoin Can’t Stop Breaking Things

By Kai Sedgwick When bitcoin futures trading went live on Sunday night, there were sniggers from the cryptocurrency community after Cboe’s website was instantly knocked offline. “Welcome to bitcoin,” went the refrain. Disruption of service is all part of daily…

Central Banks Discuss Bitcoin’s Technology for Use

Lael Brainard, the Federal Reserve governor overseeing new technology, says the decentralized method of record-keeping introduced by Bitcoin has the potential to transform multiple aspects of the financial system. Bitcoin was created by libertarian-minded programmers with a deep suspicion of…