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More than $60 million worth of bitcoin potentially stolen after hack on cryptocurrency site

Hackers may have gotten away with $60 million worth of bitcoin after a cyber attack hit the cryptocurrency mining platform NiceHash. Users highlighted the cyber breach on Reddit and Twitter Wednesday, with some saying they…

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Bitcoin Mining Now Consuming More Electricity Than 159 Countries Including Ireland & Most Countries In Africa

Bitcoin’s ongoing meteoric price rise has received the bulk of recent press attention with a lot of discussion around whether or not it’s a bubble waiting to burst. However, most the coverage has missed out…

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Hackers steal bitcoins worth millions in attack on exchange

Hackers have stolen bitcoins worth about $65 million after attacking a major digital currency exchange. The exchange, Bitfinex, responded by halting trading, deposits and withdrawals, prompting a plunge in the Bitcoin price. “We are investigating…

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Australian computer scientist claims he created Bitcoin

Is this man the elusive creator of Bitcoin? Australian computer scientist Craig Steven Wright has publicly identified himself as “Satoshi Nakamoto,” founder of the widely-used cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Wright has told three media organizations — the…

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