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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. ...

Jon Stewart Calls Bitcoin 'The Tamagotchi Of Currency'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.28.2014 | Comedy

Well, it's official: Bitcoin has gone mainstream. "The Daily Show" opened Thursday's show by addressing the Internet-only money, or as Jon Stewart ca...

Better Check Your Bitcoins ASAP

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER and YURIKO NAGANO | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — One of the world's largest bitcoin exchanges has seemingly disappeared, delivering a severe blow to the virtual currency as it struggle...

Bitcoin Turmoil: Proof of Concept or Fatal Flaw?

Jim Gibson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

It turns out that there seems to be tiny little vulnerability in the bitcoin protocol. Aren't there supposed to be built-in safeguards with the exchange mechanisms?

So Where Does Bitcoin Go From Here?

Mary Buffett | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

It's fair to say that it has been a couple of rough months for Bitcoin, the once ballyhooed Internet currency. Just as it moved from the shadows into...

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...

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...

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.

Eleazar David Melendez

Why Bitcoin Is Being Taken Seriously

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business

Bitcoin is becoming such a real and sizable instrument of commerce that investors are now pouring into new ventures aimed at furthering its use, finan...

What If All the Bitcoin Exchanges in the World Were Shut Down?

Max Keiser | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business
Max Keiser

With this added layer of price discovery in the bitcoin's existence as a currency, the possibility of scaling up to the multi-hundred billion valuations necessary to get it on the first rung of the global currency market becomes a possibility. Without it, we're talking about beaver pelts.

Should Bitcoin Peg Itself To The Dollar?

Max Keiser | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business
Max Keiser

With Bitcoin, there is an interesting corollary with China and its currency peg. Why not peg Bitcoin to the dollar, at let's say $100 BTC to the dollar?

Bitcoin's Problem With Liquidity And Market-making

Max Keiser | Posted 06.23.2013 | Business
Max Keiser

Bitcoin exchanges are still struggling to find a trading model that offers depth and scalability. If you compare the current exchanges with the workin...

Could a Patent Lawsuit Take Down the Bitcoin Exchanges Like MtGox?

Max Keiser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business
Max Keiser

As bitcoin and the exchanges become more prevalent we'll see Wall Street and the central banks challenge the exchanges on intellectual property grounds.