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Tech Shift: The North American Bitcoin Conference

It’s been a tumultuous year for BitCoin, the all-digital, country-less crypto-currency. It reached a high of nearly $1,200 a BitCoin in November. Then in February Mt. Gox, the largest BitCoin exchange, shut down after losing millions of dollars worth of BitCoin. But while the price sits at about half of its high, its being accepted by nearly 60,000 vendors, from the Apple App Store to 1-800-FLOWERS. Where does the currency go from here? That’s the question that will be debated this week as part of the The North American Bitcoin Conference. Moe Levin, the producer of Chicago's conference, joins us.

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