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    • Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
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    A New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Internet age.

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    • Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 05-19-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,520 ratings

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    • Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy

    • By: Kirk Semple, Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    With Venezuela suffering one of the most severe economic collapses of modern times, the beleaguered administration of President Nicolás Maduro announced Tuesday that it had begun a presale of virtual currency backed by the nation’s vast petroleum reserves.

    "Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy" is from the February 20, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Kirk Semple, Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Bitcoin’s Price Was Artificially Inflated Last Year, Researchers Say

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    SAN FRANCISCO — A concentrated campaign of price manipulation may have accounted for at least half of the increase in the price of bitcoin and other big cryptocurrencies last year, according to a paper released on Wednesday by an academic with a history of spotting fraud in financial markets.

    "Bitcoin’s Price Was Artificially Inflated Last Year, Researchers Say" is from the June 13, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Coinbase: The Heart of the Bitcoin Frenzy

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Coinbase has been at the center of the speculative frenzy driving up the value of bitcoin — which topped $13,000 Wednesday — and similar currencies. While there are many bitcoin exchanges around the world, Coinbase has been the dominant place that ordinary Americans go to buy and sell virtual currency. No company had made it simpler to sign up, link a bank account or debit card, and begin buying bitcoin.

    "Coinbase: The Heart of the Bitcoin Frenzy" is from the December 06, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • IRS Is Seeking Tax Evaders Who Use Bitcoin

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "IRS Is Seeking Tax Evaders Who Use Bitcoin" is from the November 18, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin's Civil War

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 13 mins
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    "How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin's Civil War" is from the July 02, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Worries Grow That the Price of Bitcoin Is Being Propped Up

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A growing number of virtual currency investors are worried that the prices of bitcoin and other digital tokens have been artificially propped up by a widely used exchange called Bitfinex, which has a checkered history of hacks and opaque business practices.

    "Worries Grow That the Price of Bitcoin Is Being Propped Up" is from the January 31, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How the Winklevoss Twins Found Vindication in a Bitcoin Fortune

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Winklevoss twins have carved an unorthodox path toward fame in the American business world.

    "How the Winklevoss Twins Found Vindication in a Bitcoin Fortune" is from the December 19, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Archie Montgomery.

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    • Hackers Hijack Phone Numbers to Grab Wallets

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Hackers have discovered that one of the most central elements of online security — the mobile phone number — is also one of the easiest to steal.

    "Hackers Hijack Phone Numbers to Grab Wallets" is from the August 21, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Goldman Sachs to Pay $5.1 Billion in Mortgage Settlement

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Goldman Sachs to Pay $5.1 Billion in Mortgage Settlement" is from the April 11, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Envisioning Bitcoin's Technology at the Heart of Global Finance

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Envisioning Bitcoin's Technology at the Heart of Global Finance" is from the August 12, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • A Venture Fund with Capital, but No Capitalist

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "A Venture Fund with Capital, but No Capitalist" is from the May 21, 2016 Tech section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • The First Big Company to Say It's Serving the Legal Marijuana Trade? Microsoft

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The First Big Company to Say It's Serving the Legal Marijuana Trade? Microsoft" is from the June 16, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Move Over, Bitcoin. Ether Is the Digital Currency of the Moment.

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The price of bitcoin has hit record highs in recent months, more than doubling in price since the start of the year. Despite these gains, bitcoin is on the verge of losing its position as the dominant virtual currency.

    "Move Over, Bitcoin. Ether Is the Digital Currency of the Moment." is from the June 19, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Questions Over CEO’s Conduct Cloud a Lending Startup

    • By: Nathaniel Popper, Katie Benner
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 14 mins
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    For months, the text messages came. Some were flirtatious, asking her to meet him late at night. Sometimes, the texts were sexually explicit.

    "Questions Over CEO’s Conduct Cloud a Lending Startup" is from the September 12, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and Katie Benner and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Bitcoin Price Soars, Fueled by Speculation and Global Currency Turmoil

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The price of bitcoin has been buoyed by increased interest from places like Venezuela, where the local currency has lost much of its value, and India, where the government recently removed the largest cash notes from circulation.

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    • Business Giants to Announce Creation of a Computing System Based on Ethereum

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase and other corporate giants are joining forces to create a new kind of computing system based on the virtual currency network Ethereum.

    "Business Giants to Announce Creation of a Computing System Based on Ethereum" is from the February 27, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • There Is Nothing Virtual About Bitcoin’s Energy Appetite

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Creating a new bitcoin requires electricity. A lot of it. In the virtual currency world this creation process is called “mining.” There is no physical digging, since bitcoins are purely digital. But the computer power needed to create each digital token consumes at least as much electricity as the average American household burns through in two years.

    "There Is Nothing Virtual About Bitcoin’s Energy Appetite" is from the January 21, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Zcash, Less Traceable Than Bitcoin, Draws Investors

    • By: Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Zcash, Less Traceable Than Bitcoin, Draws Investors" is from the October 31, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Australian Entrepreneur Says He Created Bitcoin, but Doubts Persist

    • By: Amie Tsang, Nathaniel Popper
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Australian Entrepreneur Says He Created Bitcoin, but Doubts Persist" is from the May 02, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Amie Tsang and Nathaniel Popper and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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