Digital currencies can break the tyranny of banks. But bitcoin is scary and complicated. Now there's a simpler alternative. Today, the value of one bitcoin exceeded $1,000 for the first time. But what
This particular idea rather has me scratching me head as I can see a small publicity value to this idea and no other practical one at all. The idea being to produce physical bitcoins that are partially
Users of online underground bazaar Sheep Marketplace are trying to figure out who got away with $5 million, $40 million, or even $100 million worth of bitcoins from the site — and whether it might be owners
A single bitcoin is now worth over $1,000, but the process of mining for the digital currency — in which people devote computing power to facilitate global Bitcoin transactions and secure the currency's
That's according to CoinWik.org, a Wiki site tracking digital currencies. The most recent is Asicoin, born on Sept. 11. It's advertised as a coin designed just for ASIC-mining hardware. ASIC chips are
I admit, like a lot of others, I’ve found myself with a bit of a bitcoin obsession lately. I find the vast amount of effort it takes to create something that doesn’t actually exist, completely fascinating.