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Nearly $64 million in bitcoin is missing following NiceHash marketplace hack

Nearly $64 million in bitcoin is missing following NiceHash marketplace hack

A major attack on the NiceHash digital currency marketplace has led to the site's bitcoin wallet being drained.
According to rumors, the iPhone X may be discontinued this summer, we'll take a first look at the Galaxy S9. Also, 50 Cent is beyond wealthy in bitcoins, the Amazon Go Store goes public and the dream a robot to bring you a beer, may finally be a reality.

TWB Podcast: Bitcoin; DT Best Tech Products of 2017; iPhone 2018 rumors

TWB Podcast: Bitcoin; DT Best Tech Products of 2017; iPhone 2018 rumors

Podcast topics: We'll cover a few of the Best Tech Products of 2017, including the LG C7 OLED TV, the iPhone X and the Nintendo Switch.
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You’ll need to sell your Bitcoin if you want to buy games with it on Steam

You’ll need to sell your Bitcoin if you want to buy games with it on Steam

Valve has cut off Bitcoin as a payment method for Steam, meaning you'll need to sell your coins if you want to use them on the platform.
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Sell! Sell! Sell! This AI tries to predict when the bitcoin bubble will pop

Sell! Sell! Sell! This AI tries to predict when the bitcoin bubble will pop

Is bitcoin in a speculative bubble? A new machine learning tool promises to keep tabs on its meteoric rise, and warn you if things head south.
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This Bitcoin collection is worth $75 million — it’s also buried in a landfill

This Bitcoin collection is worth $75 million — it’s also buried in a landfill

James Howells may be the unluckiest investor ever. His Bitcoin collection is worth $75 million, but its buried under a landfill
CryptoKitties

CryptoKitties lets you buy, sell, breed virtual cats using real digital currency

CryptoKitties lets you buy, sell, breed virtual cats using real digital currency

What would happen if you crossed Pokémon with Bitcoin? You’d probably end up with something like CryptoKitties on the Ethereum blockchain.
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You’ll soon be able to bet on Bitcoin’s future value on NASDAQ

You’ll soon be able to bet on Bitcoin’s future value on NASDAQ

The NASDAQ stock exchange is going to introduce Bitcoin futures contracts in the new year, letting people gambling on Bitcoin's future.
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An estimated $30 billion in Bitcoins may be lost forever

An estimated $30 billion in Bitcoins may be lost forever

New estimations suggest that some $30 billion worth of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency may have been lost over the years since its creation.
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Bitcoin’s latest boom sends it scorching past $9,000

Bitcoin’s latest boom sends it scorching past $9,000

Bitcoin has once again eclipsed all of its previous value records, tearing past $9,000 to gain a total market value of more than $152 billion
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Survey: Bitcoin buyers prefer investing in it over using it as a payment method

Survey: Bitcoin buyers prefer investing in it over using it as a payment method

A Bitcoin survey has shown that most investors want to profit from the cryptocurrency rather than use it for any sort of purchase.
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Bitcoin Cash surpassed Ethereum as world’s second most popular cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Cash surpassed Ethereum as world’s second most popular cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Cash still lags behind its older sibling, but it briefly supplanted Ethereum as the second most valuable cryptocurrency
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Would you mind if someone openly used your phone to mine cryptocurrency?

Would you mind if someone openly used your phone to mine cryptocurrency?

Your phone could be one of the 100,000 that Russian developer Alexey Khripkov could turn into a cryptocurrency mining operation
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Report claims ecommerce sites are hijacking visitor CPUs to mine digital coins

Report claims ecommerce sites are hijacking visitor CPUs to mine digital coins

A report claims that more than 2,400 legitimate ecommerce websites are running CoinHive software in the background while visitors shop.
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Ethereum bug locks $280 million of cryptocurrency in owners’ accounts

Ethereum bug locks $280 million of cryptocurrency in owners’ accounts

An accidentally triggered bug in Ethereum mutli-signature wallets has caused almost $300 million of the currency to become untouchable.
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Bitcoin reaches new heights, surges beyond $7,000 in value

Bitcoin reaches new heights, surges beyond $7,000 in value

For the first time in the cryptocurrency's history, the value of a single unit of Bitcoin has exceeded $7,000.
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SEC warns all of us that publicly endorsing Bitcoin may be illegal

SEC warns all of us that publicly endorsing Bitcoin may be illegal

The SEC has released a warning statement implying that publicly endorsing Bitcoin may be illegal.
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The value of cryptocurrencies is on the rise, but so are the risks from hackers

The value of cryptocurrencies is on the rise, but so are the risks from hackers

As the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to rise so do the risks of exploitation by hackers.
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The cryptocurrency from this wind-powered mining rig helps fund climate research

The cryptocurrency from this wind-powered mining rig helps fund climate research

One way to fund climate change research? Use wind energy to mine for cryptocurrency to fund it. That's the plan of one artist-engineer.
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Bitcoin suffers another setback as South Korea bans ICOs

Bitcoin suffers another setback as South Korea bans ICOs

Following in China's footseps, South Korea has banned "raising money through all forms of virtual currencies," as per a Reuters report.
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Forget Apple Pay — Sirin Labs’ Finney phone helps you pay with cryptocurrency

Forget Apple Pay — Sirin Labs’ Finney phone helps you pay with cryptocurrency

Finney is the name given to Sirin Labs new smartphone and PC devices made for blockchain and cryptocurrency use.
Dentacoin Cryptocurrency for Dentists

Smile! Dentacoin wants to become the Bitcoin of the dental industry

Smile! Dentacoin wants to become the Bitcoin of the dental industry

Dentacoin is the latest cryptocurrency on the altcoin market, but can its dentistry roots help it secure a firm bite of the industry?
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Bitcoin breaks cryptocurrency records as valuation passes $4,000

Bitcoin breaks cryptocurrency records as valuation passes $4,000

Bitcoin's value has skyrocketed in the first few days and has hit more than $4,300 at the time of writing, a new cryptocurrency record.
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Microsoft and Intel unite to bring blockchain to businesses

Microsoft and Intel unite to bring blockchain to businesses

Intel and Microsoft are working together to bring blockchain into the workplace, and it's contingent on Coco Framework.
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Everyone is crazy for Ethereum, but Bitcoin is still the beast to beat

Everyone is crazy for Ethereum, but Bitcoin is still the beast to beat

Despite the arrival of new competitors, one truth has become clear. Bitcoin is the most important cryptocurrency. Here’s why.
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Bitcoin Cash splits from Bitcoin to become cryptocurrency of the people

Bitcoin Cash splits from Bitcoin to become cryptocurrency of the people

Bitcoin Cash been officially launched following a hard-fork in the original cryptocurrency in an effort to fix problems with block capacity.
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Stolen Mt.Gox funds allegedly laundered through $4 billion bitcoin scheme

Stolen Mt.Gox funds allegedly laundered through $4 billion bitcoin scheme

The alleged owner of Bitcoin exchange, BTC-e, has been arrested and faces charges of money laundering and fraud.
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Bummed that Bitcoin doubled video card prices? Manufacturers are upset too

Bummed that Bitcoin doubled video card prices? Manufacturers are upset too

Cryptocurrency mining has driven up graphics card prices, and not every hardware manufacturer is happy about it, as several insiders told us.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 48: A breaking point for Bitcoin

Close to the Metal Ep. 48: A breaking point for Bitcoin

On this week's Close to the Metal, we're talking cryptocurrency mining, Ethereum's power, and the potential Bitcoin split.
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Reader poll: Ready to try your hand at cryptocurrency mining?

Reader poll: Ready to try your hand at cryptocurrency mining?

In this week's reader poll, we want to know whether you're a cryptocurrency millionaire, or if you're still learning to mine.
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The world’s cryptocurrency mining uses more electricity than Iceland

The world’s cryptocurrency mining uses more electricity than Iceland

Bitcoin and Ethereum cryptocurrency mining uses a ton of electricity, with the combination ranking 71st globally compared to nations.
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Top 5 cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb suffers major data breach

Top 5 cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb suffers major data breach

Bithumb cryptocurrency exchange was recently hacked, with information on around 30,000 customers accessed and used in phishing attacks.
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Source confirms Western Digital is closing WDLabs and canceling projects

Source confirms Western Digital is closing WDLabs and canceling projects

An alleged Western Digital employee jumped on Reddit and claimed that WDLabs may close, a branch of the company dedicated to Raspberry Pi.
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Brave uses an initial coin offering to secure $35 million for ad-free browser

Brave uses an initial coin offering to secure $35 million for ad-free browser

Brave browser gets $35 million in new funding, by engaging in the industry's most successful initial coin offering (ICO).
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Cryptocurrency explainer: Everything you need to know

Cryptocurrency explainer: Everything you need to know

You may have heard of cryptocurrency, but what exactly is it? Here's how cryptocurrency works, and how it compares to old-fashioned bills.