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Why should you care about bitcoin? You may not have a choice
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All it took was a machine in a train station. Two months ago, bitcoin was the preserve of tech junkies and rabid libertarians, something most people didn’t think about, let alone understand. But now that an ATM dedicated to the virtual currency has opened in South Station, bitcoin is all anybody talks about. People who couldn’t tell a gigabite from a CPU are now talking about virtual currencies. Even my mom is asking if she should get some. If bitcoin was a band, it would be HAIM. More

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Coinye West? Kanye-themed Bitcoin alternative launches today
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Move over Bitcoin, there’s a new digital currency in town, and it’s set to take over the Internet faster than Kanye West can steal a mic from Taylor Swift at an MTV award show. Meet Coinye West, a digital cryptocurrency that promises, “No screwed up fake ‘fair’ launches, shyster devs, muted channels, and fucked up wallets,” or in other words, a “cryptocurrency for the masses.” Well, that’s at least what its enigmatic creators (who have thus far kept their identities anonymous) told Vice’s music blog Noisey last week. More