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Teenage hacker creates next-gen crypto-platform

Most people think of bitcoin as a form of money, if they think of bitcoin at all. But 19-year-old hacker Vitalik Buterin sees it as something more -- …

Mining for Digital Gold - New digital Crypto-Currencies Bitcoin, LiteCoin, PPCoin and others.

There are thousands of ways to be an entrepreneur, and almost all of them require dedication, hard work and, often, a capital investment--not to mention a windy road to success. A new form of entrepreneurship called digital "mining" is making its way into the fold of profitable ventures. At first …

To the moon! Dogecoin fetches 300 percent jump in value in 24 hours

This is just getting ridiculous. Over the past 24 hours, Bitcoin alternative Dogecoin – a meme-based digital currency apparently created as a joke – …

Cryptocurrency

The Internet Is Trying To Save Dogecoin — And It's Working

It was a huge blow to a community that prides itself on its lack of rapaciousness. Dogecoin is mostly used to "tip" people on the Internet for performing favors or good deeds. At least two animal shelter groups, one in Florid and one in Spain, also accept the currency.<p>That same generosity has now …

Cryptocurrency

Dogecoin transactions outpacing those in bitcoin; here\’s why that\’s not surprising

Jamaican bobsled team boosts value of Dogecoin, currency based on meme

Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency based on a popular Internet meme, saw its value greatly increase Monday as the result of the Jamaican bobsled team's crowdfunding efforts to get to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.<p>Jamaican athletes Winston Watt and Marvin Dixon learned Saturday that they had …

Bitcoin could be hijacked by ‘selfish’ groups causing currency collapse

Conditions already exist for abuse by collective computational power to cause breakdown in digital currency, say researchers<p>The bitcoin digital currency could be hijacked by “selfish miners” causing honest users to lose time, effort and money.<p>Due to the way the anonymous, decentralised, …

Nine Bitcoin alternatives for future currency investments

Bitcoin's rapid rise in value and profile has spawned over 60 different 'altcoin' digital peer-to-peer currencies<p>Bitcoin’s recent meteoric rise in value to over $1,000 has shone the spotlight on alternative currencies, but bitcoin is not the only new digital currency vying for relevancy in …

Bitcoin explained: The digital currency making millionaires

The digital currency bitcoin has exploded in popularity since it began in 2009.<p>Where once a single bitcoin was worth a few cents it is now worth …

Open source P2P money

Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money.<p>Peer-to-peer<br>transactions<p>Borderless<br>payments<p>Fraud<br>protection<p>Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer …

Bitcoin

Getting started

1. Inform yourself<p>Bitcoin is different than what you know and use every day. Before you start using Bitcoin, there are a few things that you need to …

Small Business