The First Annual Blockchain Awards

The First Annual Blockchain Awards

Blockchain and the Bitcoin Foundation have partnered together to host the first annual Blockchain Awards to celebrate innovation and excellence in the Bitcoin community.

Awards will be announced across a number of categories including Most Influential Investor, Most Insightful Journalist, and Bitcoin Champion. We have posted the full list of categories below, which is also available at Bitcoin201…

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Seedorf: Table of no interest

Seedorf: Table of no interest

Seedorf: Staying grounded

Clarence Seedorf insists he has no interest in looking at the current table‚ and is instead preferring to focus on improving Milan.

AC Milan manager Clarence Seedorf insists he has no interest in looking at the current Serie A table‚ and is instead preferring to focus on improving his side.

The Rossoneri look to have put an atrocious run of form this season behind…

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LA LIGA WRAP: REAL CAPITALISE ON BARCA SLIP

LA LIGA WRAP: REAL CAPITALISE ON BARCA SLIP

Barcelona suffered a surprise La Liga defeat at the hands of Granada to hand the Madrid clubs the title initiative.

Yacine Brahimi netted the only goal for Granada in the 16th minute before Barca spurned a host of chances‚ with Neymar taking a prime place among the culprits.

It is the second time this week Gerardo Martino′s team have fallen by a 1–0 margin‚ following their UEFA Champions…

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Pacquiao victory greeted with joy in Philippines

Pacquiao victory greeted with joy in Philippines

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The Philippines united in celebration on Sunday as its boxing hero Manny Pacquiao cemented his comeback by avenging his 2012 loss to American Timothy Bradley to regain the World Boxing Organization welterweight world title.

Crowds watching the fight‚ which was broadcast live from Las Vegas in several parks‚ squares and public stadiums…

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Coin For Coffee Seeks Simple Way To Buy a Cup of Joe

Coin For Coffee Seeks Simple Way To Buy a Cup of Joe

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Ever wanted to buy a cup of Starbucks coffee with your bitcoins? With Coin For Coffee‚ now you can.

As its co–founder and CEO Matt Luongo explained to CoinDesk‚ Card For Coin leverages Starbucks′ existing gift card infrastructure to process payments using digital currency.

He put it simply:

“We want people to be able to spend their bitcoins wherever they want.”

How it works

Coin For Coffee…

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Stars fighting for United Careers, says Fletcher

Stars fighting for United Careers, says Fletcher

Manchester United players are fighting for their futures at Old Trafford‚ according to midfielder Darren Fletcher.

United have endured a turbulent season under David Moyes, who replaced long–serving manager Sir Alex Ferguson in May.

The Manchester club were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League quarter–finals by defending champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday‚ ending any hopes of…

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Alejandro Gonzalez vs Santiago Giraldo

Alejandro Gonzalez vs Santiago Giraldo

Alejandro Gonzalez and Santiago Giraldo will meet today′s quarter finals of ATP HOUSTON. This is the first time that two Colombian disputing this stage‚ in this kind of tournaments‚ after the fact against Giraldo Alejandro Falla in the first round of Roland Garros in 2012‚ with victory for the Risaralda.

In previous meetings‚ and González Giraldo fought Pereira Challenger 2010 with victory for…

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Ronaldo Set to miss Copa Final

Ronaldo Set to miss Copa Final

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to miss next week′s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona due to a thigh injury.

The FIFA Ballon d′Or holder sat out last Saturday′s 4-0 rout of Real Sociedad with a knee complaint, an injury that meant he could only be named among the substitutes in Tuesday′s UEFA Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.

Real progressed to the semi–finals…

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Monoprix in France, Another Retail Chain to Accept Bitcoin Payment

Monoprix in France, Another Retail Chain to Accept Bitcoin Payment

Major French retail chain Monoprix is making plans to start accepting bitcoin payments on its merchant website this year, according to the company’s director of e–commerce,Patrick Oualid. Although Monoprix is not the first merchant who first accepts the virtual currency, Qualid explain thath the company takes the same approach with bitcoin.

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When asked why he thought accepting bitcoin payments…

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5 Japan players to watch at the World Cup

5 Japan players to watch at the World Cup

April 9 BY JIM ARMSTRONG AP Sports Writer

TOKYO – Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa will be called on to play key roles as Japan attempts to reach the next level at the World Cup.

Honda is slowly adjusting to life at AC Milan while Kagawa has seen limited playing time under David Moyes at Manchester United‚ but both have been effective for the national team under coach Alberto Zaccheroni.

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BREAKING: Rep. Stockman To Introduce First Bitcoin Bill

BREAKING: Rep. Stockman To Introduce First Bitcoin Bill

Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX), announced this morning at Inside Bitcoins NYC that he plans to introduce the first piece of U.S. legislation on virtual currencies this afternoon. The Virtual Currency Tax Reform Act would authorize the Internal Revenue Service to treat virtual currencies as currency for federal tax purposes. The bill finds that:
“The Classification of virtual currencies as…

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Tatsuya Kawajiri: I’m not cool like Anderson Silva or GSP, but like Guida, I’m relentless

Tatsuya Kawajiri: I’m not cool like Anderson Silva or GSP, but like Guida, I’m relentless

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[autotag]Tatsuya Kawajiri[/autotag] might have misspoken when he gave his thoughts about his UFC debut against Sean Soriano, or Google translate was a little off-base.

After his win, Kawajiri took to Facebook to post his feelings about the fight, which took place this past January in Singapore at UFC Fight Night 34. In a passage that seemed almost out of place…

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Barca rubber stamp revamp

Barca rubber stamp revamp

Camp Nou: To receive a revamp

More than 27‚000 members of Barcelona Football Club have endorsed plans to spend 600–million euros on the redevelopment of the Camp Nou. 

More than 27‚000 members of Barcelona Football Club have endorsed plans to spend 600–million euros on the redevelopment of the club′s home ground, the Camp Nou.

The voting accounts for 72 per cent of the members who turned…

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Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz

Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz

The Dallas Mavericks are still fighting to clinch a playoff spot in the West and could better their chances by sweeping the Utah Jazz on Tuesday.

The Mavericks have a game and a half lead over the Memphis Grizzlies for the seventh seed in the West and have won three straight to keep them at bay. On the season‚  the Mavericks average 105.1 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allow 102.6 points…

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San Paolo to be upgraded

San Paolo to be upgraded

San Paolo: To receive an upgrade

Authorities have confirmed that there will be upgrades at the San Paolo stadium‚ Napoli′s home venue.

Italian authorities have confirmed that there will be upgrades at the San Paolo stadium, Napoli′s home venue.

While there had been speculation the Partenopei would move to a new venue in the foreseeable future‚ Naples Mayor Luigi De Magistris revealed on…

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