Archive for the mining Category

‘Cryptocurrency’ on the rise: Bitcoin tops $1K

'Cryptocurrency' on the rise: Bitcoin tops $1K

29 Nov 2013 / USA Today – The value of the so-called cryptocurrency surged above $1,000 as it becomes easier to use as a way to pay and easier to access for investors looking for an alternative to gold. One Bitcoin was briefly worth $1,073 on Wednesday,

Read more

Bitcoin under pressure

Bitcoin under pressure

29 Nov 2013 / Economist – Virtual currency: It is mathematically elegant, increasingly popular and highly controversial. Bitcoin’s success is putting it under growing strain. ALL currencies involve some measure of consensual hallucination, but Bitcoin, a virtual monetary system, involves more than most. It is a peer-to-peer

Read more

Bitcoin, you have a China problem

Bitcoin, you have a China problem

27 Nov 2013 / PandoDaily – By all metrics and accounts, bitcoin’s popularity is exploding across the People’s Republic of China. It now boasts the world’s most active bitcoin exchange, BTC China, the greatest number of bitcoin mining nodes, the highest number of bitcoin wallet downloads, and

Read more

Missing: hard drive containing Bitcoins worth £4m in Newport landfill site

Missing: hard drive containing Bitcoins worth £4m in Newport landfill site

27 Nov 2013 / The Guardian – Buried somewhere under four feet of mud and rubbish, in the Docksway landfill site near Newport, Wales, in a space about the size of a football pitch is a computer hard drive worth more than £4m. It belonged to James

Read more

Bitcoin—the world’s best boost to a brand?

Bitcoin—the world's best boost to a brand?

27 Nov 2013 / CNBC – The debate may continue to rage over whether bitcoin is a viable alternative to the dollar or just another Ponzi scheme, but there’s no denying of its ability to boost a brand’s awareness. Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson announced on CNBC’s

Read more

Bitcoin, not gold, has the Midas touch

Bitcoin, not gold, has the Midas touch

27 Nov 2013 / Market Watch – It’s an alternative to paper currencies. It can be traded anywhere in the world. It has a limited supply. And it should be a secure haven if financial markets start to crash. That is a fairly accurate description of gold.

Read more

How to mine Bitcoin with your Mac

How to mine Bitcoin with your Mac

26 Nov 2013 / ZDNET – Here’s how to cash in on the Bitcoin craze by mining on your Mac Apple stock? Twitter stock? How about Tesla? Forget about them. Bitcoin is where it’s at. Bitcoin is a crypto currency that’s been exploding in value since the

Read more

Bitcoin developers offer $10,000 virtual bounty to fix mystery Mac bug

Bitcoin developers offer $10,000 virtual bounty to fix mystery Mac bug

26 Nov 2013 / ZDNET – Price fluctuations and hackers aren’t the only challenge facing the virtual currency Bitcoin, with developers pooling funds for a virtual bounty offered to anyone who can fix a bug they fear could hemper take up. Bitcoin developers and their counterparts backing

Read more

In Bitcoin’s Orbit: Rival Virtual Currencies Vie for Acceptance

In Bitcoin’s Orbit: Rival Virtual Currencies Vie for Acceptance

25 Nov 2013 / NYT – For many people, bitcoin seems like something from the day after tomorrow. For Lawrence Blankenship, it’s already a thing of the past. A software engineer from Springfield, Mo., Mr. Blankenship is putting his money on PeerCoin, one of the biggest of

Read more

Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money

Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money

25 Nov 2013 / Wired – The price of a bitcoin topped $900 last week, an enormous surge in value that arrived amidst Congressional hearings where top U.S. financial regulators took a surprisingly rosy view of digital currency. Just 10 months ago, a bitcoin sold for a

Read more

Follow Twitter

Exchange Rate

Cart