Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Nearly Half of All Bitcoin Exchanges End Up Failing

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Imagine a world where the Nasdaq, the Nikkei and the FTSE all failed within the span of a week and you have an idea how crazy the world of virtual currency trading has become. Wired reports that a new study from computer scientists Tyler Moore of the Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Nicolas Christin […]

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PayPal Interested in BitCoin, Considers Adding it to the Site

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PayPal currently doesn’t have much of a relationship with the virtual currency Bitcoin, but that may soon change. The company’s president David Marcus seems to be very interested in the virtual currency, and says his company is “thinking about” potentially including it one day, according to a Bloomberg video interview published on Wednesday. Bitcoin wasn’t […]

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Dating Site OKCupid Now Accepts Bitcoin as Payment

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The world and his brother — well…the media, at least — has gone Bitcoin crazy in recent times, and the latest company to cash in on that attention ride that wave is dating site OKCupid, which is now accepting payments in the digital currency. The newest addition to the growing list of companies to support […]

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Bitcoin Hits Record High Value, Then Loses $160 in Same Day

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The currency hit a new high of $266 before falling to $105 and then bouncing back to $130. The fall is unlikely to put off speculators. Two months ago a Bitcoin was worth $20. With Europe racked by economic uncertainty following the banking crisis in Cyprus, there have been fears that a “bubble” is being […]