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  • Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

    Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers
    Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road.
  • New York regulator lays out tweaks to bitcoin rules

    New York regulator lays out tweaks to bitcoin rules
    New York state plans to soften proposed rules for virtual currencies such as bitcoin, its banking regulator said on Thursday, after receiving a round of public comments. Start-up companies dealing in the budding technology could get a two-year partial...

    Low oil prices sink Putin

    Low oil prices sink Putin
    A funny thing happened on the way to Vladimir Putin running strategic laps around the West. Russia's economy imploded. The latest news is that Russia's central bank raised interest rates from 10.5 to 17 percent at an emergency meeting in an attempt to...

    All the rage a year ago, bitcoin sputters as adoption stalls

    All the rage a year ago, bitcoin sputters as adoption stalls
    After skyrocketing to more than a thousand dollars in price late last year and attracting global attention, bitcoin, the leading digital currency, has stalled. Figures obtained by Reuters show that while "wallets" — cyberspeak for accounts —...

    Tips for getting cash while traveling overseas

    Tips for getting cash while traveling overseas
    Prepaid cards let you make purchases wherever the debit-card brand is accepted, and they can be reloaded Question: After telling our bank we were traveling abroad and being assured we should have no problem getting cash from ATMs, we ran into problems....