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What Is Bitcoin? To know how it will affect the economy, we need to be able to define it.

By George Friedman Bitcoin has transformed from an idea that some treated with great enthusiasm to an asset of  strikingly growing value. It is digital currency, of which there are many others, and its price has soared in recent weeks. I will admit to not understanding what bitcoins are in principle, to the extent that I […]

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Teen’s app shows political money flow

As the old saying goes, “Money talks” — and now, thanks to a teenager who isn’t even old enough to vote, it’s easier to see just how much of that talking might influence public policies. Thousands of people are embracing “Greenhouse,” a browser plugin developed by Nicholas Rubin, 16, of Seattle. (more…)

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