08 Apr '13, 8pm

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Mining bitcoins – a process that helps manage bitcoin transactions as well as create new “wealth” – are the new Beanie Babies. Luckily for us, however, bitcoins seem to be going up in value and should maintain their value over time, unlike your mint condition Tiny the stuffed Chihuahua. But how do you get bitcoins? You can begin by buying them outright, but the market is currently wild. At $188 per coin, the direction of the bitcoin is anyone’s guess right now and, unlike equities, these things don’t split. In short, you should probably mine. But what is bitcoin mining? Think of it as work done by groups of people to find large prime numbers or trying keys to decrypt a file. You can read a lot more about it here but just understand that for every block mined you get 25 coins or, at current rates, $4,722.25. Currently a single bitcoin is valued at $188, an alarming result t...

Full article: http://techcrunch.com/2013/04/08/how-to-mine-bitcoins/

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money.cnn.com 08 Apr '13, 7pm

Charlie Shrem (left) and Alex Likhtenstein are partners in the New York City bar EVR, which now accepts Bitcoins as paymen...

The New York bar that takes Bitcoins

money.cnn.com 08 Apr '13, 7pm

Charlie Shrem (left) and Alex Likhtenstein are partners in the New York City bar EVR, which now accepts Bitcoins as paymen...

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cnet.com.au 08 Apr '13, 2am

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nytimes.com 08 Apr '13, 1am

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venturebeat.com 05 Apr '13, 5pm

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slate.com 09 Apr '13, 9pm

Bitcoin is a “digital currency” invented in 2009 by a cryptographic expert who went by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, but...

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zdnet.com 08 Apr '13, 12pm

Criminals are using Skype to spread malware in the hope of building a botnet with enough computer power to mine Bitcoins. ...