Microsoft has taken a first step into the world of bitcoins and US users can now use the cryptocurrency to add money to their digital wallets, which they can spend in the company's digital stores.
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Reasearchers from Microsoft and the University of Maryland are proposing a new version of Bitcoin. Called Permacoin, this digital currency would actually create value in the real world by storing data
In a press release by India's central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, Dogecoins were acknowledged as a legitimate virtual currency - amongst the likes of competitors such as Bitcoin and Litecoin.
A television news anchor was robbed of a Bitcoin gift by a Reddit user after he briefly flashed the QR code meant to be given to his co-hosts during a segment on the show featuring Bitcoin.
On the heels of a recent (and significant) spike in the value of Bitcoins (the market's primary cryptocurrency), Dogecoins take a somewhat satirical bite of the market.