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BITCOIN BACK ON CENTER STAGE

http://www.mauldineconomics.com/lg/bitcoin






AUTHOR: DAVEY ALBA.DAVEY ALBA




DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04.30.15.04.30.15
TIME OF PUBLICATION: 12:44 PM.12:44 PM








THIS DIGITAL WALLET COULD FINALLY GET YOU INTO BITCOIN















JEREMY ALLAIRE WANTS everyone to use bitcoin.




Allaire is the co-founder and CEO of Circle, a digital currency startup that also touts a bitcoin wallet, which the company released last September. While bitcoin has grown in popularity in recent years, it’s still widely seen as money for privacy-minded geeks. Allaire wants to change that perception, which is why the next version of Circle’s wallet is designed to let users also hold, send, and receive US dollars.





In other words, the Circle wallet will soon work just like Venmo or any other money-transfer app, except it also works seamlessly with bitcoin, so you can handle your money in the form you value the most. 



The new features are slowly rolling out to Circle users over the next few weeks, but you can sign up for a preview today.


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USDA Announces Mango Promotion, Research, and Information Order Continuance Referendum Results

News Release




Release No. 063-15



Contact:
Hakim Fobia, (202) 690-0488
hakim.fobia@ams.usda.gov



WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 –– First handlers and importers of fresh mangos have voted to continue the Mango Promotion, Research and Information Order. The vote was taken in a referendum conducted by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service from April 6, 2015, through April 17, 2015.



In the referendum, 91 percent of those who voted favored the continuation of the order. Current first handlers or importers who handled or imported 500,000 or more pounds of mangos during the representative period Jan.1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2014, were eligible to vote. Based on the referendum results, the order will continue.



The Mango Research and Promotion Program is funded by an assessment of three quarters of a cent per pound on all fresh mangos handled domestically and imported into the United States.



The National Mango Promotion Board will continue to administer the Mango Promotion, Research and Information Order. T…