News tagged with bitcoin

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

(AP)—The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.

dateFeb 28, 2014 in Business
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Venture capitalist wins US bitcoin auction

A California venture capitalist announced Wednesday he won the US government auction of bitcoins, and plans to use them to help emerging economies that are "hamstrung by weak currencies."

dateJul 02, 2014 in Internet
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Bitcoin ATM builder targets money-transfer business

In a makeshift office - a living room crowded with desks, monitors and a beanbag chair - programmers are hacking away on computers, aiming to make their mark on the multibillion-dollar financial services industry.

dateJul 10, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateDec 01, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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