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Hackers use Cryptoware Against Police for Bitcoin Ransom

Computer hackers have been attacking government offices and private industry for decades in the pursuit of extorting millions of U.S. Dollars. Now, the digital …

Who Will Own the Internet of Things?

From phones to cars to refrigerators to farm equipment, software is helping our stuff work better and smarter. But those features come at a …

The phenomenon of disappearing Bitcoins

Unlike banks, Bitcoins are unregulated. If an owner dies without passing on their password (called a private key), their Bitcoins expire with them. They’ll …

BitStamp in Trouble

Jan 05: Bitstamp Reports Hot Wallet Issue, Tells Customers to Not Deposit Bitcoin Bitstamp announced today it was suspending services after it “detected problems” …

The 7 Biggest Crypto Scandals of 2014

Even though 2015 is right around the corner, some might say that bitcoin was still in its ‘Wild West’ days throughout the course of …

Possible upcoming attempts to disable the Tor network

The Tor Project has learned that there may be an attempt to incapacitate our network in the next few days through the seizure of …

Quarkar introduces Pulse: Dynamic Block Creation

PULSE is a block creation feature, where blocks are created instantly when a certain amount of transactions is sent. Instead of creating blocks at …

Sharexcoin Cryptocurrency Exchange Goes Silent

Every new industry has its ups and downs, and they all have failures, especially in the beginning. Unfortunately, this is not the first time …

Coinbase now supports the Bitcoin Payment Protocol

The Bitcoin Payment Protocol is a protocol for communication between a merchant and their customer. It is designed to enable a better customer experience …

Wood Wallets

Forget paper-wallets and Gox. Protect your coins by getting your public address and your BIP38-encrypted private key engraved on a beautiful piece of design… CONTINUE

FBI: One of the largest holder’s of Bitcoins

Newseek’s Leah McGrath Goodman just published a long and juicy article, claiming among other things to have found the real Satoshi Nakamoto. I particularly liked the …

Mt. Gox Files for Chapter 15 US Bankruptcy Protection

Troubled Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection, an ancillary form of bankruptcy that will complement its primary Tokyo District Court …