10 Jul '13, 2pm

Portrait of a Bitcoin miner: How one man made $192K in virtual currency: For all the attention that Bitcoin re...

For all the attention that Bitcoin receives in the news , the most interesting peculiarity of this crypto-currency has largely been ignored. Sure, we'd all like to know whether the currency will ultimately succeed without any ties to a real-world economy. And Bitcoin's rapid fluctuation in value over the past six months has certainly turned some heads. Related Articles 7 things you need to know about Bitcoin Bitcoin review Bitcoins just topped $200 in real money Bitcoin's price soars to over $200 Should your business start accepting Bitcoins? But how Bitcoins are actually created is all too often overlooked. The currency isn't minted at will in a factory setting. Bitcoins don't just magically appear out of thin air. Instead, they're the products of complex software algorithms that run day and night on incredibly powerful computers. So who, exactly, has the pioneering spiri...

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For all the attention that Bitcoin receives in the news , the most interesting peculiarity of this crypto-currency has lar...

Portrait of a Bitcoin miner: How one man made $192K in virtual currency

Portrait of a Bitcoin miner: How one man made $...

itworld.com 10 Jul '13, 5pm

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