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'It's Hard to Put the Genie Back in the Bottle': Bitcoin's Top Cop Opens Up

Bitcoin's top US regulator took to Reddit to hang out, answer questions, and face the mob.
ALEC LIU
2.21.14
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Asia’s Richest Man Is Betting Big On Silicon Valley’s Fake Eggs

And why not? They may very well be better than the real thing.
ALEC LIU
2.18.14
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Millennials Have Been Permanently Scarred by the Financial Crisis

But maybe that’s not such a bad thing.
ALEC LIU
2.12.14
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The World’s Oldest Bitcoin Exchange Might Be Dead

Now that Mt. Gox has suspended all withdrawals, worried users are short tens of millions of dollars.
ALEC LIU
2.10.14
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It's Time to Take Dogecoin Seriously

Dogecoin has improbably become Bitcoin’s killer app.
ALEC LIU
2.6.14
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You Don't Need a License to Mine Bitcoin

US regulators published two new rulings regarding virtual currency miners and investors.
ALEC LIU
1.31.14
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The US Government Closes In On Bitcoin, And Some Bitcoiners Are Smiling

Because maybe that's a good thing.
ALEC LIU
1.30.14
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Bitcoin's Star Entrepreneur Was Arrested by the Feds for Silk Road Money Laundering

Winklevoss Capital, a major backer in BitInstant, has distanced itself from the company's indicted CEO.
ALEC LIU
1.27.14
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The Most Powerful Man on Wall Street Made Some Pretty Weak Arguments Against Bitcoin

Is JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon genuinely unimpressed, or just strategically uninformed?
ALEC LIU
1.27.14
Motherboard Blog

Why Silicon Valley (and Google) Loves Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the ultimate backdoor into the long fortified financial sector, and Google just let slip that they want in.
ALEC LIU
1.23.14
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T-Mobile Wants to Crash the Banking Industry's Party

T-Mobile CEO and infamous party-crasher John Legere yesterday announced a new personal finance service. It's further evidence the industry is ripe for disruption.
ALEC LIU
1.23.14
Motherboard Blog

What Satoshi Said: Understanding Bitcoin Through the Lens of Its Enigmatic Creator

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? We might never know his identity, but the dude has said some crazy (genius) stuff.
ALEC LIU
1.16.14
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