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HBO Hackers Are Demanding Millions In Bitcoin

08/08/2017, As you might have heard, HBO was recently hacked and with the hack, quite a ton of data was stolen in the process. To prove that the hack was successful, the hackers then released quite a bit of material, one of which was a Game of Thrones script. However...

Bitcoin Has Split, What Now?

08/01/2017, The power brokers behind Bitcoin were trying to bring all parties involved to a single solution which would have allowed for the continuation of a unified digital currency. They weren’t able to do that by the deadline this morning as a result of...

eBay Sees An Uptick In Secondhand GPU Sales

07/21/2017, In recent years, the demand for cryptocurrency is on the rise, such as bitcoin and ethereum. However in order to mine for the currency, miners have turned to the use of various hardware such as GPUs, and for a while things were looking pretty good for...

Japan’s Bic Camera Will Start Accepting Bitcoin As Payment

07/17/2017, If you’re someone who mines for bitcoin or trades in bitcoin, you might be interested to learn that there will be more places for you to spend your cryptocurrency at. In a report from the Nikkei Asian review (via Peta Pixel), it seems that Japanese...

Ethereum Crash Wiped Out Many And Also Minted A Millionaire

06/22/2017, Even if you’re not interested in virtual currencies, you might have heard the names ethereum and GDAX yesterday on social media. Ethereum is a cryptocurrency, much like Bitcoin, and it’s one of the more actively traded virtual currencies....

High School Dropout Rides Bitcoin Wave To Millionaire Status

06/21/2017, Many of us had the opportunity to invest in Bitcoin back when the cryptocurrency was very cheap. However, we also knew it to be very volatile and risky. Those who had high-risk tolerance and took a chance on the virtual currency are quite happy today....

Travelers To The US Might Soon Be Required To Declare Their Bitcoin

06/19/2017, As you might have heard, visitors traveling to the US are expected to share information about their social media profiles, but it seems that social media profiles might not be the only thing that they’ll have to declare because in a new proposed bill by...

Bitcoin Value Exceeds $2000 For The First Time

05/21/2017, Many cryptocurrencies have come and gone over the years but Bitcoin never went away. Granted, there have been massive swings in its value, but Bitcoin never truly disappeared from the scene. There has been a resurgence in its value over the past few...

Bitcoin Price Crosses $1,000 After Three Years

01/02/2017, There are quite a few cryptocurrencies or virtual currencies but it goes without saying that Bitcoin is the most popular and most widely used virtual currency. If you’ve been following it for several years you will be aware that Bitcoin has seen...

Japan Can Soon Make Utility Bill Payments In Bitcoin

09/26/2016, The Bitcoin cryptocurrency is a bit controversial, with some governments not particularly fond of it as it is hard to regulate due to its digital nature. However there are some who love it simply because of its digital nature. Could it potentially be a...

Swiss Town Experiments Allowing Payment Via Bitcoin

05/08/2016, The bitcoin world is experiencing a bit of a controversy at the moment. Just last week, an Australian revealed that he is the creator of bitcoin, but his claims have since been met with a lot of skepticism which was not helped by the fact that he has...

Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Declines To Provide Proof

05/05/2016, You might have read recently that Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright had proclaimed that he is the creator of bitcoin. Even though his claim was supported by some in the industry, others were not so quick to believe that he really is the elusive...

Bitcoin Creator’s Identity Has Finally Been Confirmed

05/02/2016, For the longest time ever, no one really knew who created bitcoin, the popular cryptocurrency that more websites and services are starting to accept as payment these days. However there was always a name attached to bitcoin and that was “Satoshi...

Steam Now Accepts Bitcoin

04/28/2016, It was reported just last week that Steam could soon allow gamers to pay for their purchases using Bitcoin and the confirmation has come through today. Bitcoin is now an acceptable payment method on Steam so it’s possible to pay for games purchased...