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Is bitcoin the wave of the future or a dangerous fad?

As customers ate lunch at a popular restaurant in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood, few had any inkling they were on the front lines of an international monetary war that's featured FBI raids, the Deep Web, allegations ...

dateJan 14, 2015 in Internet
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Bitcoin lets users avoid censorship

In his graduation research, computer science student Krzysztof Okupski has developed software to encrypt messages with the Bitcoin network. Using his software, it costs around 50 cents to send an A4 page of text. This easily ...

dateDec 01, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Virtual money and user's identity

Bitcoin is the new money: minted and exchanged on the Internet. Faster and cheaper than a bank, the service is attracting attention from all over the world. But a big question remains: are the transactions really anonymous?

dateNov 25, 2014 in Internet
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US government sues Kansas bitcoin business

A company that offered bitcoin-generating computers is being sued by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which said it bilked more than 20,000 consumers out of as much as $50 million.

dateSep 24, 2014 in Business
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