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Bitcoin Consumes 30 Times More Electricity than Tesla Cars – Fortune

Fortune Bitcoin Consumes 30 Times More Electricity than Tesla CarsFortuneAs Bitcoin's price has soared, so too has the energy consumption to produce it—to the point that Bitcoin mining now guzzles more electricity than all the electric cars in the world. In 2018, Bitcoin's power demand is set to more than triple, consuming …Chinese bitcoin miners […]

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South Korea Clamps Down on Bitcoin Trading Amid Market Frenzy – New York Times

New York Times South Korea Clamps Down on Bitcoin Trading Amid Market FrenzyNew York TimesSouth Korea will require people who trade Bitcoin and other virtual currencies to do so under their real names, the country's government said on Thursday, as part of efforts to curb speculation. Bitcoin, the best-known virtual currency, has been on a […]

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Bitcoin Plummets More Than 30 Percent in Less Than a Day – New York Times

New York Times Bitcoin Plummets More Than 30 Percent in Less Than a DayNew York TimesYou can't exactly say that Bitcoin was burning a hole in anyone's pocket, but the virtual currency burned a hole in quite a few hearts on Friday when it plunged 30 percent in less than 24 hours after defying gravity […]

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A Bitcoin Hedge Fund’s Return: 25004 Percent (That Wasn’t a Typo) – New York Times

New York Times A Bitcoin Hedge Fund's Return: 25004 Percent (That Wasn't a Typo)New York TimesThen there is the Pantera Bitcoin Fund. The fund — one of the first in the world to dedicate itself to virtual currencies — released its returns in a letter sent to investors on Tuesday. The figure for the life […]

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As Bitcoin Scrapes $10000, an Investment Boom Like No Other – New York Times

New York Times As Bitcoin Scrapes $ 10000, an Investment Boom Like No OtherNew York TimesWhatever you want to call it, Bitcoin is on an extraordinary run, with the price of a single Bitcoin crossing $ 10,000 on some exchanges for the first time on Monday — less than two months after it crossed $ […]

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Bitcoin Start-Up Gets an Electronic Money License in Britain – New York Times

New York Times Bitcoin Start-Up Gets an Electronic Money License in BritainNew York TimesThe Financial Conduct Authority, Britain's top financial regulator, has granted an electronic money license to Circle, a company based in Boston that uses Bitcoin, the virtual currency, to enable consumers to make payments to other consumers using a …Barclays Is Getting Into […]

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Rootstock merges Bitcoin and Ethereum to help the World Bank drive financial … – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK Rootstock merges Bitcoin and Ethereum to help the World Bank drive financial …International Business Times UKPerhaps this goes with the territory – Rootstock runs on the Bitcoin blockchain. Rootstock draws together the capabilities of Ethereum with the security and transparency offered by the Bitcoin network, using sidechain technology and bitcoin as […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Was Successfully Hacked 159 Times in 4 Years

In yet another instance that shows just how targeted Government agencies are, the U.S. Dept. of Energy has been attacked by hackers over 150 times between 2010 and 2014. The post U.S. Department of Energy Was Successfully Hacked 159 Times in 4 Years appeared first on CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News. CCN: Financial Bitcoin […]

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Bitcoin Technology Piques Interest on Wall St. – New York Times

New York Times Bitcoin Technology Piques Interest on Wall St.New York TimesMost people still think of Bitcoin as the virtual currency used by drug dealers and shadowy hackers looking to evade the authorities. But the innovations that helped turn Bitcoin into the most popular virtual currency are now being viewed as a …"Blockchain Technology" Is […]

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Man Charged in Bitcoin Scheme Appears in New York Court – New York Times

New York Times Man Charged in Bitcoin Scheme Appears in New York CourtNew York TimesAnthony Murgio, a Florida man who was charged last month by federal prosecutors in Manhattan with running an illegal bitcoin money exchange firm and is thought to have information about last summer's hacking attack against JPMorgan Chase, seemed to …Tampa man accused […]

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