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  • Feds try to force former sketchy Bitcoin mining firm employee to testify

    Feds try to force former sketchy Bitcoin mining firm employee to testify

    arstechnica.com 19 Aug '15, 12pm

    …[the SEC] is investigating whether GAW Miners, LLC, and various individuals and entities acting in association with it, have violated the anti-fraud or other provisions of the federal securities laws in connection with GAW Miners' sale of shares in the profits to be derived from its ...

  • Op-ed: Why is Bitcoin forking?

    arstechnica.com 18 Aug '15, 8pm

    The founding vision for Bitcoin was carefully laid out by Satoshi and has always been crystal clear. This dispute is about growth. In 2008, he responded to the first question ever asked about Bitcoin’s design with a simple statement: Visa processed 37 billion transactions in FY2008, o...

  • Hacking Team broke Bitcoin secrecy by targeting crucial wallet file

    Hacking Team broke Bitcoin secrecy by targeting crucial wallet file

    arstechnica.com 14 Jul '15, 12pm

    Hacking Team Hacked Hacking Team touts new spyware suite, calls leaks now “obsolete” Hacking Team orchestrated brazen BGP hack to hijack IPs it didn’t own Hacking Team’s Flash 0-day: Potent enough to infect actual Chrome user How a Russian hacker made $45,000 selling a 0-day Flash exp...

  • Bitcoin poker site founder takes plea deal to avoid jail time

    poker site founder takes plea deal to avoid jail time

    arstechnica.com 27 Jun '15, 12pm

    Bryan Micon is also a competitive poker player. World Poker Tour Further Reading Bitcoin poker exec: “I was led out in handcuffs in my underwear” Site shutting down operations in the US, heading offshore for good. A man who ran a Bitcoin-based online poker site and then fled to Antigu...

  • Prime Minister of Singapore shares his C++ code for Sudoku solver

    arstechnica.com 04 May '15, 10pm

    A screenshot of Prime Minister Lee's carefully commented code. Lee Hsien Loong There are few national leaders who can say that they really understand technology. Even fewer of them have written actual programming code. But Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has outdone them al...

  • How Silicon Valley and Wall Street arrived at a new gold rush called Bitcoin

    How Silicon Valley and Wall Street arrived at a new gold rush called

    arstechnica.com 21 Jun '15, 3pm

    It was during a brief trip to California to see his family that Roger sat down to breakfast listening to a month-old Free Talk Live podcast on his iPod. When the hosts started talking about Bitcoin, something snagged in his mind and he stopped what he was doing. Many Bitcoin fanatics ...

  • After Bitcoin loan goes south, judge rules man must repay over $67,000

    arstechnica.com 19 Jun '15, 5pm

    A judge in rural Breathitt County, Kentucky (population: 13,878) ruled earlier this month that a local man who received a loan of 11.95 bitcoins in December 2013 must repay it, including interest, for a total amount of over $67,800. Back then, when the price of one bitcoin was rapidly...

  • Jihadist US teen faces prison for blog, tweets about encryption and Bitcoin

    Jihadist US teen faces prison for blog, tweets about encryption and

    arstechnica.com 11 Jun '15, 5pm

    A 17-year-old Virginia teen faces up to 15 years in prison for blog and Twitter posts about encryption and Bitcoin that were geared at assisting ISIL, which the US has designated as a terror organization. The teen, Ali Shukri Amin , who contributed to the Coin Brief news site, pleaded...

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