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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

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 been officially launched following a hard-fork in the original cryptocurrency in an effort to fix problems with block capacity.

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

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

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?

In this week's reader poll, we want to know whether you're a cryptocurrency millionaire, or if you're still learning to mine.

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

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

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 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

You may have heard of cryptocurrency, but what exactly is it? Here's how cryptocurrency works, and how it compares to old-fashioned bills.
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No mini-bar for you: Luxury hotel pays up after virus locks guests out of rooms

A luxury hotel in Austria was hit by ransomware that locked down its electronic key system and its reservation accounts.
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Buying with bitcoin helped make this homebuyer a $1.3 million profit on his new house

One bitcoin enthusiast managed to luck into not only a new house, but a $1.3 million profit as a result of his payment choices.
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Hackers target Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht’s legal fees fundraising campaign

Over the New Year’s period, hackers breached various accounts belonging to Free Ross, the fundraising campaign for the Silk Road founder.
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Bitcoin anonymity no longer guaranteed; summons served to U.S. exchange

Coinbase, the largest U.S. Bitcoin exchange, has been served with a John Doe summons demanding 2014 to 2015 transaction records of all customers.

What if corporations ruled the world? Syfy's Incorporated gives four nightmare scenarios

SyFy's new show Incorporated explores a world where the corporation you work for controls every part of your life. Here are four of the show's scariest scenarios.
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Bitcoin value surges following Trump's victory

Following Trump's victory, bitcoin value surged to a recent high of $738 overnight, and began trading at around $726 on Wednesday morning.

Slow BitLicense approval dims New York’s bitcoin global hub aspirations

New York is undoubtedly a world financial center, but thoughts of being bitcoin central are dashed by a sluggish regulatory process.
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Bitcoin will soon be available for purchase on Swiss railway ticket machines

Starting Nov. 11, customers on the Swiss railway will be able to trade their Swiss francs for Bitcoins on ticket machines.
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Blockchain technology may help secure the nuclear weapons of the future

The future of the world could one day rest on the shoulders of Blockchain technology, if DARPA research shows it as effective as a protective measure.
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Millennials will change commercial banks, though they’d prefer a dental visit

Commercial banks have an opportunity, and need, to impress Millennials. A new study shows most Millennial business-decision makers willing to switch banks.

Buying a handgun on the dark web ‘just like buying a bar of chocolate’

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms is going after illegal gun sales online, creating a special center specifically for that purpose.

The U.S. government is selling $1.6 million worth of seized bitcoins this month

Want to buy some bitcoin? Like, a lot of bitcoin? The U.S. government is selling 2,700 bitcoin later this month, valued at $1.6 million.
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Bitcoin exchange loses more than $60 million in digital heist

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Crackle original series 'StartUp' delves into the high-stakes world of fintech

Crackle's original series StartUp, which delves into the world of financial startups, wealthy financiers, cops, and gangs, has gotten a launch date
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Mining for bitcoins just got a lot harder

They might be up in value, but they're down in supply. Bitcoins are in high demand, but they're getting harder and harder to mine for.
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Great Britain may be out of the EU, but bitcoin is definitely in the black

Even as stock markets and world currencies flail in vain at Brexit, the bitcoin suddenly spiked in value
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Ether investors lose close to $80 million in monster heist

A theft of close to $80 million in digital currency Ether has left many investors out of pocket and others concerned about the currency's future.

Going once, going twice: A big bitcoin auction is set to take place in Australia

Next month, around $11.49 million worth of confiscated bitcoins will be auctioned off in Sydney, Australia.
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The Pirate Bay pulls in a whopping $9 a day in bitcoin donations

Although the authorities were worried that bitcoin donations could provide big funding for pirate sites, the reality couldn't be further from the truth.
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Bitcoin creator finally shows his face

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Valve tells devs bitcoin payments are inbound to Steam

A message from Valve to Steam developers states that Bitcoin payments will soon be accepted on the storefront.

Get paid by agreeing to see ads using Brave

If seeing ads in your Web browser makes you see red, try seeing green instead. At least, that's what Brave wants you to do by paying you in Bitcoins.