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Amid Bitcoin Price Volatility, Bitcoin Exchange itBit Launches With Backing From Canaan and RRE

A new bitcoin exchange called itBit is launching today, and is announcing a $3.25 million investment from Canaan Partners, RRE Ventures and Liberty City Ventures. The company is based in Singapore and its target customer base is comprised of institutional investors as well as individual investors who don’t live in the U.S.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald