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Factbox: What is Bitcoin?

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Monday revealed himself as the creator of the virtual Bitcoin currency to media outlets, the BBC, The Economist and GQ magazine.

dateMay 02, 2016 in Internet
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How do you mine Bitcoin – and is it still worth it?

Most people are bamboozled by Bitcoin. It's shrouded in jargon and geek speak. It borrows physical metaphors from all over the place adding to the confusion. It talks of "coins", but there are no physical coins. You'll hear ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Internet
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Desperately seeking Bitcoin's Satoshi Nakamoto

In 2008, someone calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto posted a paper describing the workings of what would become the world's most important digital cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Two months later, he posted the code for the first ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Internet
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