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  1. News - Hong Kong - CURRENCY

    Bitcoin value makes it worthwhile target for hackers

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 06:43pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Bitcoin value makes it worthwhile hacking target A rise in the value of bitcoin is offering irresistible hacking opportunities to cybercriminals, according ... firm F-Secure, said Zero Access, a virus of the type known as a "Trojan horse", was a serious threat to the virtual currency. He said the use of malicious viruses in bitcoin thefts ...

  2. News - China - CURRENCY

    Baidu stops accepting bitcoin payment after government ban

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:27am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Search engine follows central bank's lead in barring currency, causing price plunge Baidu stops bitcoin payment after ban Baidu, China's biggest internet search engine, has stopped accepting bitcoins after the central bank barred financial institutions from handling transactions, triggering a drop in the virtual currency. Bitcoin fell more than 20 per cent ...

  3. News - World - CURRENCY

    Mt Gox finds 200,000 ‘forgotten’ bitcoins after bankruptcy filing

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:46pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Exchange finds 200,000 of virtual currency worth US$117m a week after filing for protection Bankrupt Mt Gox finds'forgotten' bitcoin stash Mt Gox said yesterday that it found 200,000 "forgotten" bitcoins on March 7, a week after the Tokyo-based digital currency exchange filed for bankruptcy protection saying it lost nearly all the 850,000 bitcoins ...

  4. News - World - CURRENCY

    World's first bitcoin ATM opens in Vancouver coffee shop

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vancouver Three Canadians have installed an automated teller for the digital currency at a coffee shop Users line up for first bitcoin ATM Three young Canadian entrepreneurs have opened the world's first automated teller able to exchange bitcoins for currency. The machine, delivered to Vancouver by Robocoin, an American manufacturer, stands against a wall ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CURRENCY

    Troubled bitcoin loses some of its blossom in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 03:07am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Florist exchanges it for real cash fast as virtual money hit by hackers and a collapse in value Bitcoin may have lost a little of its bloom in HK Wilting confidence in bitcoin following hacking attacks and a collapse in its value has failed to deter an online florist from using the virtual currency. But bosses at Flower Delivery Hong Kong are making ...

  6. News - World - CURRENCY

    Norwegian's forgotten US$25 bitcoins enough to buy luxury flat

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:14pm by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Norwegian's US$25 virtual currency purchase in 2009 becomes US$847,000 windfall; he cashes in part of it for an apartment in Oslo Forgotten bitcoins enough to buy a flat The meteoric rise in the bitcoin virtual currency has meant that within the space of four years, one Norwegian man's forgotten US$25 investment has turned into an US$847,000 windfall. Kristoffer ...

  7. News - World - CURRENCY

    Apple accused of having unstated policy against bitcoin payments

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 07:43pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Industry players accuse the company of having an unstated policy against the internet currency Apple blocks bitcoin payments on message app Apple has forced a secure messaging app to remove the ability to send bitcoin payments or be booted off the iOS App Store. The move reinforces the belief of some industry players that the company has an unstated policy against ...

  8. News - World - CURRENCY

    Ecuador set to be first country to issue its own digital currency

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:14pm by AP

    ... they expect will start circulating in December, does not yet have a name. Officials would not disclose technical details of the currency, but said it would not be like bitcoin. The amount of the new ... was approved, and stateless crypto-currencies such as bitcoin simultaneously banned, by Ecuador's National Assembly last month in a new law. President Rafael Correa has said the project's only ...



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