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21 Jun 2017
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Unicode Consortium Adds Official Bitcoin 'B' Symbol [64413]
bitcoin.com, June 21st 2017

"On June 20 the Unicode Consortium revealed new version 10.0. They finally added the bitcoin symbol to their code. Now users can type the 'B' symbol with their keyboards. The updated version has 8,518 new characters, with a total of 136,690. The Unicode site also mentions they have new scrips and emoji characters..."
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20 Jun 2017
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4 Ways Blockchain Is The New Business Collaboration Tool [64412]
ComputerWorld, June 20th 2017

"Smart contracts, like the multinational insurance policy IBM, AIG and Standard Chartered Bank just announced, are being automated by blockchain technology...

While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries.

That's mainly because of its innate security and its potential for improving systems operations all while reducing costs and creating new revenue streams..."
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15 Jun 2017
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Global Bitcoin ATM Proliferation Nearly Doubled During May [64281]
bitcoin.com, June 15th 2017

"The global proliferation of bitcoin ATMs nearly doubled during May when compared with April. The United States and Canada saw increases in the number of bitcoin ATMs by almost 8%, whilst Russia's bitcoin ATM presence evaporated following the withdrawal of Bitlish...

May saw significant price gains. Last month also saw a considerable expansion in the number of bitcoin ATMs internationally..."
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14 Jun 2017
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PwC Principal: Cryptocurrencies Could Power New Economy [64311]
CoinDesk, June 14th 2017

"Talking boldly, and publicly, about a possible future enabled by bitcoin, ether and cryptocurrencies is suddenly very much in vogue.

After years of being taboo, the word is apparently one that senior executives and global financial institutions are no longer afraid to say - at least, that's if the conversation at a conference held today by New York-based news source American Banker was any indication..."
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12 Jun 2017
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Op Ed: New Study Finds That 3 Million+ People Use Cryptocurrencies [64307]
Bitcoin Magazine, June 12th 2017

"Bridging the gap between financial systems and computer whizzes, cryptocurrencies are poised to gain ground in today's markets. These peer-to-peer systems utilize blockchain technology to conduct and verify transactions.

Since the network is decentralized, there is no main authority to judge whether transactions are legitimate or not. The creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, worked around this by having participants' computers solve part of a cryptographic puzzle. Helping to solve this verifies the blockchain and grants a specific number - or fractions - of bitcoins..."
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12 Jun 2017
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The Rise Of Digital Money Has Exploded Since Bitcoin's Creation [64327]
Bitcoin.com, June 12th 2017

"Bitcoin changed the landscape of digital money when it was introduced to the world in 2009, and was followed by many other types of cryptocurrencies. Now bitcoin and the over 800 copycats (so called altcoins) have reached a very large market valuation of $110 billion. Let's take a look at how this emerging digital assets landscape began and where we are today..."
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