Bitcoin

Google Glass

Survey: People Don’t Know, Don’t Trust Bitcoin or Google Glass

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People think Bitcoin is funny money and Google Glass has no specs appeal — if they even know what these new technologies are. Many people are still unaware of Google’s smartglasses or digital currencies, according to new research from the UK, and those that do are worried about the privacy or financial issues of these […]

Mt. Gox

Report: Mt. Gox Likely to Be Liquidated, Rather than Re-Build

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Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest bitcoin exchange, is likely to be liquidated after a Tokyo court dismissed the company’s bid to resuscitate its business, the court-appointed administrator said on Wednesday. CEO Mark Karpeles is also likely to be investigated for liability in the collapse of the Tokyo-based firm, the provisional administrator, lawyer Nobuaki Kobayashi, […]

Amazon

Amazon Has No Plans to Accept Bitcoin

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Like bitcoin? Like Amazon? Want to use bitcoin to buy stuff from Amazon? I have some bad news for you. Not going to happen anytime soon. “Obviously it gets a lot of press and we have considered it,” Amazon payments head Tom Taylor told Re/code in a recent interview, “but we’re not hearing from customers […]