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Facebook working on a WhatsApp cryptocurrency
Facebook working on a WhatsApp cryptocurrency
Late last year Bloomberg reported on rumors that Facebook was developing a virtual currency meant for their world-leading messaging platform ...... 02 Mar 2019
JP Morgan releasing their own cryptocurrency
JP Morgan releasing their own cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrencies were the hottest trend in 2017 as Bitcoin was climbing at an unforeseen pace. While last year was horrible for Bitcoin and ...... 16 Feb 2019
Bitcoin crashed below $5,000 this week
Bitcoin crashed below $5,000 this week
Bitcoin fell to its lowest point this year on Tuesday when it crashed far below $5,000. The cryptocurrency hit a high of $20,000 in December ...... 21 Nov 2018
What is Initiative Q? Revolutionary digital currency or a scam?
What is Initiative Q? Revolutionary digital currency or a scam?
Recently a phenomenon called Initiative Q has been making rounds in the social media. The website – all that it is for now – promises ...... 07 Nov 2018
Bitcoin goes under $10 000 again, dips under $8000 first time since mid-November
Bitcoin goes under $10 000 again, dips under $8000 first time since mid-November
Ever since the mid-December peak of nearly $20 000 Bitcoin has been in somewhat disorderly decline. It has dropped under $10 000 a few times ...... 02 Feb 2018 - 1 comment
Bitcoin breaks $10,000 milestone just days after $9,000
Bitcoin breaks $10,000 milestone just days after $9,000
Bitcoin has become increasingly more popular over the years but this year the cryptocurrency seems to have changed to a new gear. In less than ...... 29 Nov 2017
Bitcoin hits new high on Thursday
Bitcoin hits new high on Thursday
Bitcoin peaked at an all-time high of over $7000 on Thursday, following an exciting week for the cryptocurrency. CME Group, the largest derivatives ...... 02 Nov 2017
China to strike down Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
China to strike down Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
China has expressed that it will disallow the use of virtual currency, or cryptocurrency, in the country, Wall Street Journal reports. Previously ...... 11 Sep 2017 - 1 comment
Bitcoin split in two, say hi to the new Bitcoin Cash
Bitcoin split in two, say hi to the new Bitcoin Cash
We are seeing some major changes in the world of cryptocurrency as the most popular currency amongst them was divided into two entities. The ...... 02 Aug 2017 - 11 comments
Bitcoin breaking records - man bought a pizza with bitcoins back in 2010, those bitcoins would be worth $20M today
Bitcoin breaking records - man bought a pizza with bitcoins back in 2010, those bitcoins would be worth $20M today
Bitcoin is breaking valuation records this Spring, as the cryptocurrency's valuation has risen from May 2016 valuation of appx $440 to record-breaking ...... 22 May 2017 - 16 comments
In a first, Bitcoin value tops that of Gold
In a first, Bitcoin value tops that of Gold
The value of a Bitcoin unit has surpassed the value of an ounce of gold for the first time since the cryptocurrency appeared in 2009. At ...... 03 Mar 2017 - 6 comments
Steam adds bitcoin support
Steam adds bitcoin support
Bitcoin has been called a revolutionary currency but it has had its problems, and adoption in the mainstream is far from perfect. One big name ...... 29 Apr 2016
Microsoft: Yes, we still accept Bitcoin
Microsoft: Yes, we still accept Bitcoin
Despite an item that was posted to their own FAQ website, Microsoft has confirmed that they still accept Bitcoin as a payment option for its ...... 15 Mar 2016
Hospital pays $17,000 to ransomware attackers after resorting to using paper for days
Hospital pays $17,000 to ransomware attackers after resorting to using paper for days
The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has paid $17,000 in bitcoin to attackers who shut down access to their computer system via ransomware. ...... 20 Feb 2016
Did Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto deny he is Australian finance geek Craig Wright?
Did Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto deny he is Australian finance geek Craig Wright?
A few days ago, the never-ending search for the true identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto took another strange turn, when two publications ...... 10 Dec 2015
21 Inc. reveals a 'Bitcoin Computer'
21 Inc. reveals a 'Bitcoin Computer'
The venture-capital backed 21 Inc. startup has released their first product, 'The 21 Bitcoin Computer,' a Linux-based hardware that incorporates ...... 22 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
Former DEA agent pleads guilty to stealing Bitcoin from Silk Road
Former DEA agent pleads guilty to stealing Bitcoin from Silk Road
In a storyline made for the movies, a former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent has plead guilty to extortion, money laundering ...... 04 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
BitTorrent removes Bitcoin miner from its latest uTorrent update
BitTorrent removes Bitcoin miner from its latest uTorrent update
Torrent client provider BitTorrent was hit by user uproar earlier this year when it was found that their most recent uTorrent versions included ...... 15 Apr 2015 - 6 comments
Two federal agents accused of stealing Bitcoins seized from the Silk Road
Two federal agents accused of stealing Bitcoins seized from the Silk Road
Two former federal agents, one from the DEA and one from the U.S. Secret Service, have been accused of stealing Bitcoins after millions of dollars ...... 02 Apr 2015 - 12 comments
Another year, another multi-million dollar Bitcoin theft
Another year, another multi-million dollar Bitcoin theft
Earlier today, Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp announced that attackers stole $5 million worth of the digital currency, shutting down trading on the ...... 06 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
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