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NEW YORK, Dec 11- After skyrocketing to more than a thousand dollars in price late last year and attracting global attention, bitcoin, the leading digital currency, has stalled. It most recently traded at $356.26, down from a peak of $1,163 in December 2013. "There has to be some motivation that would help this whole bitcoin system explode, like really good...
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Bitcoin lost nearly a fifth of its value over the weekend, raising concerns that investors are losing faith in the cryptocurrency.
Coinbase plans to launch a consumer service across a large part of the euro zone on Thursday. The Financial Times reports.
NEW YORK, Aug 28- Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power.
Ebay's PayPal is in talks with bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the currency within its payments system.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Ebay Inc's PayPal is in talks with Coinbase Inc and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Ebay bought Braintree for $800 million in 2013 to boost PayPal's mobile presence.
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NEW YORK, Aug 13- Overstock.com' s sales through bitcoin are expected to add 4 U.S. cents to its earnings per share this year, the online retailer's Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne told Reuters last Friday. Byrne expects bitcoin sales of between $6 million to $8 million in 2014.. "I think the world expects us to make 75- 80 cents per share this year.
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Bitcoin users now have a new payment option at Lord & Taylor, thanks to a partnership between the retailer and shopping app Pounce.
Overstock.com says it has sold over $1 million worth of merchandise to bitcoin users since it started accepting the virtual currency in January.
Customer satisfaction with online shopping slipped 4.9 percent to a benchmark of 78, the lowest score since 2001.
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