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A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency used over the Internet that is gaining in popularity worldwide. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

PayPal Opens The Door A Bit For Bitcoin Payments

The online-payments company is testing the waters by partnering with other companies willing to process transactions using the digital currency.

09/23/2014

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Bitcoin ‘Mining Pool’ Promises To Stay Small

The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to maintain the payment system’s credibility.

07/17/2014

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Dish Network To Accept Bitcoin Payment

Dish Network said that it will become the largest company yet to accept payment in bitcoin. The satellite TV provider will begin taking the digital coins by September.

05/29/2014

A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency used over the Internet that is gaining in popularity worldwide. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s campaign for governor says it will accept contributions made with the bitcoin virtual currency.

04/18/2014

A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency used over the Internet that is gaining in popularity worldwide. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Files US Bankruptcy Case In Dallas

The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange that recently collapsed in Japan has filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection to shield itself from a lawsuit seeking to repay thousands of people whose digital currency is now missing.

03/10/2014

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Health Clinic Accepting Bitcoin For Payment

No cash? No credit cards? No problem. At a North Texas medical clinic, you can now pay your bill using ones and zeroes. It’s the first clinic in Texas to accept Bitcoins.

CBS 11–01/16/2014