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United Way to accept bitcoin

(AP) One of the world’s largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency bitcoin. United Way Worldwide said Monday that it will accept bitcoin donations for the charity’s innovation fund through the San-Francisco-based wallet service Coinbase. ...

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Silk Road drug dealer sentenced to 6 years

A former drug vendor on the Silk Road website, Jacob Theodore George IV, 33, of Edgewood, Maryland, on Friday was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to six years in prison. According to his plea agreement, from at least ...

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Bloomberg to provide updates on bitcoin

Just days after Maryland authorities warned consumers to use caution with bitcoin, a leading source in finance has taken steps to increase awareness about the increasingly popular virtual currency.

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