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Understanding Bitcoin

David Bergstein | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
David Bergstein

Through recent conversations with various friends and colleagues, it has become apparent that Bitcoin is somewhat of a mystery to the majority of the population. The common query, even among seasoned investors, is inevitably, "What is Bitcoin?"

Bitcoin: the New Era of Wildcat Banking

Jason Gordo | Posted 05.27.2014 | Money
Jason Gordo

Bitcoin transactions, unlike credit card purchases, are irreversible. If you buy merchandise with bitcoins and the merchant fails to deliver, that money is now securely in his hands. There will be no third party company to go to bat for you

Bitcoin Fans Unmoved By Latest Controversy

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA and BREE FOWLER | Posted 05.08.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who is bitcoin's real creator? The bitcoin community is reacting to that burning question with a collective ho-hum. ...

Bitcoin Is A Twisted Fantasy, Like This Beautiful Unicorn

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's latest cover is probably one of the most effective illustrations we've seen of the madness of Bitcoin. Cover story: The B...

BREAKING: Bitcoin Crashes, Loses A Quarter Of Its Value

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 02.05.2014 | Huffpost Code

Bitcoin's value plummeted today, by 25% from a high of over 1100 US dollars per BTC to a low value of under 830. The virtual currency, whose value has...

Bitcoin Demystified: Security in Decentralization

Alexandra Berke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Huffpost Code

This is the conclusion of a 3-part article series, which attempts to address unanswered questions from parts 1 and 2. Dollars and other traditional...

Bitcoin Demystified: Math vs. Government

Alexandra Berke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Huffpost Code

This article is part 2 of a 3 part series that becomes progressively more technical. For necessary background on Bitcoin, see part 1. The author wil...

Bitcoins Have Never Been More Valuable Than Right Now

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Technology

By Wanfeng Zhou NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The price of the digital currency bitcoin soared above $1,000 for the fir...

My Secret Life as a Bitcoin Miner - Part 1: The Basics

Alexandra Berke | Posted 06.16.2014 | Huffpost Code

This is part 1 in what will be a 3 part series, which will become progressively more in depth and technical. The term Bitcoin has been in the news ...

Bitcoin: Society's Boon or Bane?

Ari Zoldan | Posted 10.19.2013 | Technology
Ari Zoldan

Bitcoin, a virtual, decentralized currency, has recently been receiving a considerable amount of press coverage in international mass media.

Bitcoin, Money of the Future?

VisualNews.com | Posted 09.22.2013 | Small Business
VisualNews.com

While it is still premature to assess the long-term impact of such crypto-currency systems, Bitcoin is in high demand at the moment.

The Great Bitcoin Debate

Jesse Seaver | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Jesse Seaver

Make no mistake, this is no different than any other high-tech stock. It's risky, it's volatile, and you should not invest any more than you are prepared to forfeit all together.

Miner Mike, the Bitcoin Minter

John Pavley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

In 2009, my friend Mike was getting into bitcoin and I remember him explaining the whole concept to me: A virtual currency managed by a peer-to-peer network open to anyone with a computer and uncontrolled by any bank or government.

Mining for Digital Gold - New digital Crypto-Currencies Bitcoin, LiteCoin, PPCoin and others.

Jesse Seaver | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology
Jesse Seaver

With the right investment, dedication, and strategy, you can literally manufacture a revolutionary new currency and then trade it for dollars, or buy goods and services at hundreds of merchants. Sound too good to be true? Read on.

Eleazar David Melendez

Bitcoin Trading Boom Bittersweet For Long-Time Traders

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Kacper Cieśla kept wondering how long it would take for the police to knock on his door. It had only been a few weeks since the 22-yea...

Gerry Smith

How Hackers Could Burst The Bitcoin Bubble

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology

Willie Sutton, the famous bank robber, once supposedly said he held up banks "because that's where the money is." Today, the money is in Bitcoin, a...