Posts Tagged ‘ bitcoin mining ’

Possible new bitcoin ponzi?

December 27, 2013

reddit.com/r/Bitcoin / by brdrline / December 26, 2013 I was browsing transactions on blockchain.info and I noticed some tagged “bitcoinsand” with a link pointinghere. “BitcoinSand aims to be the first online bank for bitcoins. We will officially begin doing business within 30 days….” They’re apparently paying interest out to the sending address of anyone who […]

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The 2013 Currency of the Year

December 27, 2013

globalpost.com / By Timothy McGrath / December 27, 2013 01:05 And the GlobalPost 2013 End of the Year Award for Best Currency goes to: Bitcoin. 2013 was the year that Bitcoin, a virtual currency traded anonymously via peer-to-peer exchanges, emerged from the shadows of crypto-e-commerce into the global spotlight. This time last year, you’d probably […]

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I gave a 40 mBTC paper wallet to my Secret Santa recipient. To my surprise, he (on his own) registered at Coinbase, imported the keys, and then proceeded to buy 1BTC.

December 27, 2013

reddit.com/r/Bitcoin / by puck2 / December 26, 2013 Then his brother joined the bandwagon and signed up as well to buy 125 mBTC with his Christmas money. I never expected this gift to go over so well. READ COMMENTS from The Bitcoin Channel http://www.thebitcoinchannel.com/archives/31461

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PRISM, Bitcoins and iPhone 5S biometrics: Security in 2013

December 27, 2013

v3.co.uk / by Alastair Stevenson / 27 Dec 2013 For the past few years cyber security has been an increasingly big focus for both governments and businesses. This is because the steady stream of cyber threats targeting them has been growing in both frequency and complexity. In today’s world even off-the-shelf exploit […] from The […]

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ED officials raided two bitcoin trading firm in Ahmedabad

December 27, 2013

economictimes.indiatimes.com / By Vishal Dutta / 27 Dec, 2013, 02.46PM IST AHMEDABAD: DAYS after the RBI issued a cautionary note regarding the use of popular virtual currency Bitcoin, Enforcement Directorate officials here raided two companies running Bitcoin transactions in India. ED officials told ET that on Thursday raids were conducted on the offices of […] […]

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Stampede Cloud Bags S$3 Mln. Contract From Bitcoin Miner

December 27, 2013

rttnews.com / December 27, 2013 5:53 AM ET Stampede Capital Ltd. said its subsidiary and a STPI registered unit Stampede Cloud Services had bagged 100 percent End to End Infrastructure and Could Management of Peta Hash Bitcoin Mining Rig for Singapore-based client. The contract value was S$3 million. As per contractual terms, Stampede Cloud will […]

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Alleged Silk Road mastermind maintains innocence but says confiscated Bitcoins are his

December 27, 2013

techspot.com / By Shawn Knight / December 26, 2013, 10:15 AM Ross Ulbricht, the 29-year-old alleged mastermind behind the online drug marketplace Silk Road, still maintains his innocence. But those 173,000 Bitcoins the FBI confiscated as assets believed to have been used to facilitate money laundering and six failed murder-for-hire attempts… yeah, those are his […]

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WARNING – Fake Blockchain.info email scam

December 27, 2013

reddit.com/r/Bitcoin / by pmelt / December 26, 2013 Got this email appearing to be from blockchain.info – I was suspicious because it came to and email address not registered with Blockchain. The email looks very much like the Blockchain interface. Check it out: http://imgur.com/c4bCH3J The link prompts the user to download a version of the […]

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What would it take to track dollars like bitcoins?

December 27, 2013

bitcoin.stackexchange.com / December 26, 2013 Watching an ATM from a large US Bank accept a cash deposit makes me wonder – what would it take to track dollars like bitcoins? Said another way, what would a blockchain for fiat cash look like? When I deposit cash into this ATM, it scans each banknote. It […] […]

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I Bought a Couple Thousand Dogecoin. I Regret Nothing.

December 27, 2013

Wow. Such risk. Much pointless. Initially, these were the thoughts going through my head when I decided to buy some Dogecoins. However, as the owner of about 5000 Dogecoins, I regret nothing. First of all, those coins were worth about $3.00 at the time of purchase. Hardly a risk. Let me start by going through […]

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