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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL MONEY

    Bitcoin miners find it increasingly hard to make money

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters It's becoming increasingly tough to earn money from making bitcoins; it's the makers of souped-up computer equipment that are minting it The wild, wild west of Bitcoin ... prospector looking for bitcoins. Since discovering the digital currency a few months ago, Jackson-Wilde has paid about US$2,000 for his "rigs", which are powered by specialised computer ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, September 14, 2014

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by AGENCIES

    ... Paypal to take bitcoin payments Paypal will start accepting bitcoin payments through its subsidiary, Braintree, the company says. The firm is partnering with bitcoin payment platform Coinbase, one of the largest bitcoin companies, which handles payments for clients including Overstock and Reddit. "This is PayPal making a move to embrace bitcoin," Bill Ready, ...

  3. Business - Money

    Winklevoss twins plan IPO for Bitcoin-tracking stock

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... exposure to the value of digital currency Bitcoins. Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, which is designed to operate like an exchange-traded fund, will initially sell US$20 million worth of shares, with each share worth a fraction of a Bitcoin, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Monday. The shares are aimed at investors “seeking a cost-effective and convenient means ...

  4. News - World - CYBER SECURITY

    Dropbox denies claims it was hacked

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 11:01pm by GDN

    ... The hackers are requesting Bitcoin "donations" to release the rest of the Dropbox user data. "Your stuff is safe. The usernames and passwords referenced in these articles were stolen ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK

    Style Check: Big brands sign up for new Bitcoin-based e-fashion site Bitfash

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com Bitcoin leaps into the fashion world A colleague recently sent me an e-mail that left me gaping at the screen. It was about a new e-commerce fashion website, Bitfash.com "Oh, another online shopping start-up," I thought. But there's a catch: all items are paid for with the internet currency bitcoin. The company - which says it is based ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, March 9, 2014

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by AGENCIES

    ... Winklevoss twins book space trip with bitcoins You can't spend bitcoins at Amazon.com or to pay your mortgage but, as the Winklevoss twins showed, you can use them to book a trip into suborbital space. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously accused Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, said they used bitcoins to buy tickets for a high-altitude voyage ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    'Drugs 2.0: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High', by Mike Power

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... that the greatest threat to users is mislabelling. The book ends with a description of the modern internet drug scene, conducted on encrypted network Tor and using Bitcoin as its currency, along ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology

    Latest smartphones go on display at the Mobile World Congress

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 09:42am by Jamie Carter

    ... founder Mark Zuckerberg and CEOs from the likes of IBM, Ford, Bitcoin Foundation, SingTel, Shazam Entertainment, and WhatsApp. The presence of these high-powered speakers and exhibitors suggests ...

  9. Business - Companies

    US accuses cyber exchange of laundering US$6b

    Posted May 29th 2013, 10:42am by Reuters

    ... digital currency firms as money transmitters, thereby obliging them to put in place anti-money laundering programs and register with FinCEN. Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, a top exchange for Bitcoin, the best known virtual currency, failed to register with FinCEN earlier this month and had its US dollar accounts seized by authorities. Over the past week, a Bitcoin unit has traded at around ...



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