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BitPay’s Stephen Pair claims Visa and Mastercard will “leverage” bitcoin rather than compete with it

Posted on 20th May, 2014

Although it has been hailed by many as an disruptive alternative to today’s fee-prone banking and credit card systems, there is a growing realization in the mainstream financial world that bitcoin’s innovations may actually be the solution to some of those industries’ biggest problems. Speaking on CNBC yesterday, BitPay CTO Stephen Pair suggested that the […]

Bitcoin cited in California state senator Leland Yee corruption case

Posted on 27th March, 2014

California State Sen. Leland Yee was arrested yesterday on charges of public corruption, soliciting funds from undercover FBI agents in exchange for promises to aid in a gun-trafficking deal that would have illegally armed Muslim rebels in the Philippines. Yee was one of 26 people charged in the the five-year-long investigation, as was accused murder-for-hire […]