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Tipping Point: Bitcoin Passes Value of an Ounce of Gold

<b>The decentralised digital currency bitcoin briefly passed the value of gold as its drive for legitimacy continue.</b><p>On Friday the decentralised …

The True Value of Bitcoin and Ripple

Digital currencies can break the tyranny of banks. But bitcoin is scary and complicated. Now there's a simpler alternative.<p><i>Today, the value of one bitcoin exceeded $1,000 for the first time. But what does that mean? How real and safe are these things? What's the future of your bitcoin? It might</i> …

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Bitcoin ATMs Arriving in Canada

You no longer have to travel to Cyprus to use a Bitcoin ATM.<p>A company called Bitcoiniacs plans to install the first of five Bitcoin ATMs in …

Australia's CoinJar gets $455K to build bitcoin wallet & exchange

CoinJar, a startup that launched a bitcoin wallet with 10,000 registered users in Australia, has secured a A$500,000 ($455,000) seed round led by …

Today's Strange Bitcoin Idea, The Gold Backed Bitcoin

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 gold. That sounds like a reasonable way of getting a bit of publicity but not much else. And I …

Online black market members hunt down $100 million in bitcoins, blame site owners for theft

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 the owners themselves. Yesterday, Reddit user CrazeeFruito posted a message from the front page of …

The Nio Card is here to help you spend your Bitcoin fortunes

Smart cards seem to have risen in popularity recently, with the announcement of the well-received Coin card earlier this month being one of the most …

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Bitcoin platform CoinJar secures first major investment in Australia

Last updated on January 2nd, 2018 at 12:00 am<p>The Bitcoin exchange and wallet service CoinJar just <b>secured a round of equity investment, worth $500,000</b> …

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The secret Hong Kong facility that uses boiling goo to mine Bitcoins

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 network — is growing increasingly expensive. Serious miners have started to build dedicated …

4 Career Fields Bitcoin Could Replace

Is bitcoin disruptive? You bet, enough so that eventually it might displace some jobs.<p>Just like the industrial revolution changed how things were …

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At Least 54 Bitcoin Clones Have Been Created Since April

That's according to CoinWik.org, a Wiki site tracking digital currencies.<p>The most recent is Asicoin, born on Sept. 11. It's advertised as a coin designed just for ASIC-mining hardware. ASIC chips are the most efficient types of chips for mining Bitcoin, and top of the line miners can retail for …

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