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Bitcoin surpasses $15,000 value

Earlier this week, we saw Bitcoin managing to hit the $10,000 value landmark. In the days following, it has shot up well past that number, with the cryptocurrency now sitting at $15,000 in value per coin. Bitcoin crossed the $15,000 mark for the first time earlier today, marking another major …

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Steam will no longer take Bitcoin as a form of payment

Due to the fanfare surrounding digital currencies last year, Steam began accepting Bitcoin as an official method of payment for its games and services. Since then, the Bitcoin network has been charging more for transaction fees despite rapid changes in its valuation, causing Valve’s gaming platform to drop the method …

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MegaUpload 2 won’t even host files itself

Since the original MegaUpload was shut down by authorities in 2012 and its many assets seized, original founder Kim Dotcom has been trying to develop a new file locker which cannot fall foul to old pitfalls. He’s not quite managed it yet, but MegaUpload 2.0 might make it a reality, …

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Bitcoin value falls after $77 million exchange hack

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Bitcoin value has plummeted once again after $77 million worth of the digital currency was stolen during a hack on the Hong-Kong based exchange, Bitfinex. The security breach was discovered on Tuesday, all transactions have been suspended and an investigation is under way. In an update on the exchange website, …

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Bitcoin and Ether up as Pound tanks following Brexit

Today is a crazy day, with everyone scrambling to make sense of what is a momentous event that will have ramifications for years and decades to come. In the short term though, as panic sets in and speculation runs wild, the British pound’s value has dropped significantly and digital currencies …

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Australian man claims he is Satoshi Nakamoto, bitcoin creator

The real identity behind Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym said to be the creator of the bitcoin digital currency, has been a mystery for years. Several individuals have been connected with the identity, but though there was some evidence, nothing ever stuck. Now though, Australian Craig Wright has come forward with …

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You can now buy games on Steam using Bitcoin

While the fanfare surrounding digital currencies like Bitcoin seems to have settled down a bit over the last year, plenty of people still have some left over to use and now, you can use your Bitcoins on Steam. We first heard that Valve may roll out Bitcoin payments on the Steam …

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LA hospital pays Bitcoin ransom to hackers

Recently, a hospital in LA was hacked, with the attackers locking up work systems and likely getting away with private information regarding patients. Now in an effort to try and protect their privacy, the hospital has given in to a $17,000 Bitcoin demand in hopes that the attackers won’t do anything …

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