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Bitcoin Says Goodbye To Silk Road And Hello To Baidu, China's Google

When Silk Road shut down, a major marketplace for Bitcoin went *poof.* The feds have said that over 9.5 million Bitcoins changed hands there during the drug bazaar’s two-year lifespan. While the price of Bitcoin took an immediate dive on the news, falling 11% or so, it quickly recovered and is now …

Google Glass App Lets You Pay With Bitcoins — and Skip the Line

Two of the most-hyped technologies of 2013 merged this week with the introduction of GlassPay, a Google Glass app that lets you pay with Bitcoins.<p>The …

You’re infected—if you want to see your data again, pay us $300 in Bitcoins | Ars Technica

Ransomware comes of age with unbreakable crypto, anonymous payments.<p>Malware that takes computers hostage until users pay a ransom is getting meaner, …

How Cyprus crisis has some thinking of Bitcoin

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Is eBay warming up to Bitcoin?

Auction giant eBay wants to know how you feel about Bitcoin.<p>An undated post on eBay's Deals blog titled "What's the Deal with Bitcoins Anyway" featured a two-minute video encapsulating many of the pros and cons of the virtual currency.<p>Accompanying text next to the video read: "The jury's still out …