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Chicago Sun Times becomes first major newspaper to accept Bitcoin

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Bitcoin account management site Coinbase has announced a partnership with the Chicago Sun Times that enables the newspaper to accept Bitcoin digital currency as payment for its print and digital subscriptions.

Through the partnership, the 167-year-old newspaper becomes the first major newspaper to accept Bitcoin payments. Subscription information is available at the newspapers website.

This week, Coinbase also announced a partnership with online clothing retailer Betabrand, known for it's comfy and hip clothes, including executive hoodies and yoga pants that look like business pants.

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