28 Oct '13, 1am

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Video Image What is Bitcoin? A short animated introduction about BitCoins. Courtesy Youtube/WeUseCoins.com The internet currency bitcoin is very volatile, but for some people the volatility pays off. Source: NewsComAu FOUR years ago Norwegian student Kristoffer Koch spent 150 kroner ($26.60) on a little-known internet currency called bitcoin. It was 2009 and he was working on his thesis about encryption when he came across the mysterious currency. He bought some for fun, then forgot about it. Fast-forward to April 2013, when the value of bitcoins started to soar. The internet currency received widespread media coverage, and Mr Koch remembered he had bought a few bitcoins years ago, NRK reports. "I thought to myself, didn't I have something like that?" Mr Koch said. He started searching frantically for his password, which he had encrypted. When he finally worked out the cor...

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