Month: December 2013

Bitcoin thefts soar as online criminals target easy payday after currency’s … – Daily Mail

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Bitcoin thefts soar as online criminals target easy payday after currency's
Daily Mail
He wrote on the Bitcoin Forum: 'Please be advised that attacks are not isolated to us and if you are storing larger amounts of coins with any third party you may want to find alternative storage solutions as soon as possible.' Soaring: The value of
'There are ideas to use Bitcoin to alleviate poverty' – expertThe Voice of Russia
Podcast: Bitcoin and the BubbleWall Street Journal (blog)
Top Bitcoin exchange explains virtual currency in simple web tutorialThe Verge
CIO Today –Baltimore Sun –TradingFloor.com
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Fed Up With Bitcoin? Here’s How To Start Your Own Currency – Forbes

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Fed Up With Bitcoin? Here's How To Start Your Own Currency
Forbes
In the digital age, and especially with Bitcoin, we've long since done away with the need for a gold standard. Money and new currencies are entirely manufacturable. Backers of a new “programmable money layer” called Mastercoin claim their system will 

From Treasure To Trash: Man Tosses Out Bitcoin Wallet On Hard Drive Worth $9 … – Forbes

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From Treasure To Trash: Man Tosses Out Bitcoin Wallet On Hard Drive Worth $9
Forbes
It's a pretty complicated system and there are some pitfalls, including the possibility of double-spending bitcoins (remember, there's no centralized transaction ledger). To prevent this, a bitcoin “reward” is given folks who engage in bitcoin mining
Briton searches landfill for $7.5 mn bitcoin fortuneYahoo!7 News
Brit realises he chucked away BitCoin-laden hard drive, now worth millionsTechRadar UK

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