Youd Be Crazy to Actually Spend Bitcoin

A little more than four years ago, Coupa Cafe, a caramel-macchiato joint in Palo Alto, began accepting bitcoin. This was shortly before the first big bitcoin hurry briefly pushed the cryptocurrency’s cost from about $100 to more than $1,000. At the time, two or three Coupa customers a week would pay their bills with bitcoin, […]

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Microsoft Isnt Feeling Any Russian Thaw

In a Nov. 14 telephone call with President-elect Donald Trump, President vladimir putin held out the prospect of better relations between their two countries. But U.S. tech companies shouldnt expect warmer ties to ease a Kremlin effort to freeze down their products. Seeking to cut dependence on companies such as Google, Microsoft, and LinkedIn, Putin […]

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