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  • Bitcoin's recent market correction reiterates the point: play at your own risk

    Bitcoin Has Come Roaring Back—But So Have the Risks | WIRED

    wired.com 05 Sep '17, 4pm

    And while prices have risen and fallen in recent years, the overall trend is upwards. That makes investing in bitcoin and similar digital currencies attractive, especially at a time of political uncertainty and economic unease. Last year, Coinbase—which clearly has a horse in this rac...

  • Bitcoin Is Splitting in Two. Now What? | WIRED

    wired.com 01 Aug '17, 12pm

    Imagine logging onto your checking account and seeing that you now also have a second account stocked with an equal amount of a newly created currency. It could happen this morning to many people who hold cryptocurrency bitcoin. Not long after 8am EDT, a new currency called Bitcoin Ca...

  • Yes, Bitcoin Has No Intrinsic Value. Neither Does a $1 Bill | WIRED

    wired.com 09 Aug '17, 1pm

    penned in late July by Howard Marks, who runs Oaktree Capital, which manages north of $90 billion. Marks wrote to his investors that “digital currencies are nothing but an unfounded fad (or perhaps even a pyramid scheme), based on a willingness to ascribe value to something that has l...

  • How One Scrappy Startup Survived the Early Bitcoin Wars

    How One Scrappy Startup Survived the Early Bitcoin Wars | WIRED

    wired.com 09 May '17, 10am

    After graduating in 2007, Cary and Voorhees had gone their separate ways — Voorhees to Dubai, where he hoped in vain to make his fortune, arriving just in time to watch the property boom grind to a halt, and Cary to India, where he spent four months in what he describes as “an incredi...

  • Here's How Much Food an iPhone Charger Is Worth | WIRED

    wired.com 12 Aug '17, 4pm

    The pair live in Beijing and married almost a decade ago. In 2009, they collaborated on The Poverty Line , an examination of how much food $1.25 buys in various countries. They explore a similar idea in Equivalence, a series they started three years ago with a commission for a project...

  • #Bentley's New Continental GT Combines Luxury Tech With Classic Looks

    Bentley's New Continental GT Combines Luxury Tech With Classic Looks | WIRED

    wired.com 01 Sep '17, 12am

    Whenever it's time to redesign a classic, automakers, especially those in the luxury business , must tackle a tricky problem. They know buyers will want the latest tech, but they want it in a package that stays true to the heritage into which they're buying. It's a quandary that deman...

  • Yes, Bitcoin Has No Intrinsic Value. Neither Does a $1 Bill | WIRED

    wired.com 09 Aug '17, 1pm

    penned in late July by Howard Marks, who runs Oaktree Capital, which manages north of $90 billion. Marks wrote to his investors that “digital currencies are nothing but an unfounded fad (or perhaps even a pyramid scheme), based on a willingness to ascribe value to something that has l...

  • Bitcoin Is Splitting in Two. Now What? | WIRED

    wired.com 01 Aug '17, 11am

    Imagine logging onto your checking account and seeing that you now also have a second account stocked with an equal amount of a newly created currency. It could happen this morning to many people who hold cryptocurrency bitcoin. Not long after 8am EDT, a new currency called Bitcoin Ca...

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