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MIT Students Raise $500k, Give $100 in Bitcoin to Every Undergrad

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Two MIT students have successfully raised more than half a million dollars in order to give all 4,528 undergraduate students on campus $100 worth of the cryptocurrency to use as they see fit. Rather than being another Bitcoin publicity stunt, the pair say that the intention is to establish a genuine ecosystem for digital currencies […]

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Bitcoin Mining Software Found Hiding in 5 Malicious Google Play Apps

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Researchers scouring the official Google Play market have unearthed more Android apps that surreptitiously abuse end-user devices to carry out the computationally intensive process of mining Bitcoins. The malware, dubbed “BadLepricon” by its creators, was stowed away inside six five separate wallpaper apps that had from 100 to 500 downloads each, according to a blog […]

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Survey: People Don’t Know, Don’t Trust Bitcoin or Google Glass

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People think Bitcoin is funny money and Google Glass has no specs appeal — if they even know what these new technologies are. Many people are still unaware of Google’s smartglasses or digital currencies, according to new research from the UK, and those that do are worried about the privacy or financial issues of these […]