Bitcoin: The Future of Money or Road to Financial Ruin?Bitcoin had a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S. bank calling the cryptocurrency a "fraud."
China Bitcoin Exchange To End Trading At Month's EndOne of China's biggest bitcoin exchanges says it will stop trading at the end of the month following reports regulators have ordered all Chinese exchanges for the digital currency to close.
Imminent Bitcoin Upgrade Risks Financial PanicAn internal dispute over the digital currency could soon mean financial losses, whipsawing prices and delays in processing payments.
Mystery Founder Of Bitcoin Comes ForwardAn Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Legalizing Bitcoins, Other Virtual CurrenciesGovernor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom To Accept Bitcoin Campaign DonationsCalifornia Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is among the first big-name politicians to accept donations in the peer-to-peer payment system known as bitcoin.

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