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China is capable of destabilizing or destroying Bitcoin, new research suggests

In 2008, Bitcoin was envisioned by its pseudonymous founder Satoshi Nakamoto as a trustless, decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash system.  Ten years and numerous crazy price jumps later, Bitcoin appears to have withstood the test of time
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Russian government hackers mined bitcoin to fund attacks on FIFA, anti-doping agencies

People are definitely spending bitcoin, just maybe not the kind of people proponents of cryptocurrency adoption had in mind.  A lengthy indictment from the Justice Department dropped today, accusing seven Russian intelligence officers of
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Crypto prices sharply down after SEC postpones Bitcoin ETF decision

The prices of Bitcoin, Ethereum and all other major cryptocurrencies are sharply down Wednesday following an announcement by the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it will postpone the decision on approving what would be the first-ever
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You won't be able to pay with bitcoin at Starbucks anytime soon

Recent news that Starbucks has partnered with Microsoft, the International Exchange, and a few other companies to launch a cryptocurrency venture called Bakkt has fueled reports that Starbucks is getting ready to start accepting Bitcoin in its
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In huge win for cryptocurrency, SEC says bitcoin and ether aren't securities

The world of cryptocurrency just got some much needed good news.  With the prices of bitcoin and ether on a steady downward trend, the Securities and Exchange Commission today provided hodlers with a flash of hope: Neither of the
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Bitcoin and Ethereum plummet after Coinrail hack

The prices of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and all other major cryptocurrencies have experienced big drops in the last 24 hours, following the news that South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail has been hacked.  In a statement on its website Monday
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Ticketfly hacker threatens to release more stolen data

As far as blackmail goes, it was a relatively small request.  The hacker who claims to have gained access to a host of data from Ticketfly, prompting the Eventbrite-owned ticketing company to pull its site offline sometime late last night, told
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This bitcoin explainer created by AI is hilariously insane

Look, understanding cryptocurrency can be confusing. We here at Mashable are dedicated to helping our readers understand the complexities of this new form of currency and how it affects our day-to-day lives. But even we are having our collective
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'Silicon Valley' has inspired a website that monitors Bitcoin's value using death metal

Warning: mild spoilers for 'Silicon Valley' season 5. From the fertile mind of Bertram Gilfoyle comes yet another pearl of innovation. SEE ALSO: YouTube accused of violating child privacy law that killed 'Silicon Valley' chat app Silicon Valley has