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Finally, the winner was revealed. Tim Draper a venture capitalist from Silicon Valley, was the only winner of Marshal Bitcoin's auction. Mr. Draper bought all 30,000 BTCs, outbidding many other auction participants, such as Barry Silbert's SecondMarket. Draper is an investor in Vaurum an exchange platform for financial institutions.
Skilljar ( www.skilljar.com ), an online courseware platform based in Seattle, announced today that instructors using its course platform are now accepting payments in Bitcoin mode. Skilljar is used by online education trainers to teach courses directly from their own websites, with topics ranging from yoga to computer programming.
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