13 Apr '13, 6am

@TabathaSouthey

Bitcoin surged to a record high this week before dropping down and losing nearly half its value in six hours, causing many to believe the bubble has burst. Bitcoin is a decentralized currency, meaning that it’s not overseen by an agency; it’s a digital currency, traded through a peer-to-peer network. By running a Bitcoin-mining program long enough on a powerful-enough computer, thus sustaining the network, one earns Bitcoins. Consider panning for Bitcoins a calculation contest, with computers doing all the work. More Related to this Story investing Bitcoin exchange halted after panic ‘froze the trade engine!’ Backer defends virtual currency Bitcoin after big fall Business Briefing Would Mark Zuckerberg buy Bitcoins? The Winklevoss twins did A few who came early to the always-fringe Bitcoin market, which began in 2009, have been able to capitalize on the always-volatile cur...

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theglobeandmail.com 13 Apr '13, 2pm

Bitcoin surged to a record high this week before dropping down and losing nearly half its value in six hours, causing many...

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washingtonpost.com 12 Apr '13, 5pm

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Now is the time to gamble on bitcoin

Now is the time to gamble on bitcoin

QZ.com 12 Apr '13, 7pm

If you’ve got money you can afford to lose and a penchant for gambling, there’s no better time than now to plow that cash ...

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fragerfactor.blogspot.com 13 Apr '13, 9pm

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Beyond The Bitcoin Bubble

Beyond The Bitcoin Bubble

techcrunch.com 13 Apr '13, 1pm

A few months ago, while visiting a hacker friend’s magnificent new San Francisco loft, he gestured to a little alcove stuf...

Bitcoin Is No Longer a Currency

Bitcoin Is No Longer a Currency

theatlantic.com 11 Apr '13, 9pm

But what if you can't print more money? Then the hoarding feeds on itself. With a normal currency, say the dollar, the pri...