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CoinDesk:
Exclusive: State of Bitcoin 2014 Report Analyses Emerging Trends   —  Today CoinDesk is pleased to release its first ever ‘State of Bitcoin’ report.  —  This report is not intended to be another guide to answer the question ‘what is bitcoin?’, which we cover in detail elsewhere on our site.
Feb 26, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Pony Botnet Virus Steals $220,000 from 30 Types of Digital Wallets   —  In what is being called one of the most ambitious cyberattacks affecting virtual currency to date, Chicago-based IT security services provider Trustwave has revealed that a crybercrime ring known as Pony botnet is using …
Feb 24, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Price Hits $135 on Mt. Gox Following Office Move and Verification Demand   —  Updates and rumors related to Mt. Gox this week include: a possible company relocation, a requirement for users to hold verified accounts to withdraw bitcoins and a fall in Gox's listed price of bitcoin.
Feb 20, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Mt.Gox says fix in place for transaction vulnerability, Bitcoin withdrawals to resume “soon”   —  Mt. Gox: Bitcoin Withdrawals Will Resume Soon  —  Mt. Gox has issued an official statement saying it has found a workaround for its bitcoin transaction malleability problems, which will see bitcoin withdrawals resume “soon”.
Feb 17, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Emily Spaven / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Exchanges Under ‘Massive and Concerted Attack’   —  A “massive and concerted attack” has been launched by a bot system on numerous bitcoin exchanges, Andreas Antonopoulos has revealed.  —  This has lead to popular exchange Bitstamp putting a temporary halt on all bitcoin withdrawals …
Feb 11, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Nermin Hajdarbegovic / CoinDesk:
Price Drops as Mt. Gox Blames Bitcoin Flaw for Withdrawal Delays   —  Mt. Gox has issued a statement in an effort to address concerns raised by users after it suspended bitcoin withdrawals late last week.  The exchange insists it is working hard to address a technical issue that has made it impossible for users to make transfers.
Feb 10, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
SecondMarket Takes First Step to Becoming a US Bitcoin Exchange   —  SecondMarket has taken its first step to becoming a US-based bitcoin exchange, the company's founder and CEO Barry Silbert has suggested.  —  Silbert took to Twitter today to announce that his alternative investment company …
Feb 7, 2014, 10:20 PMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
TigerDirect Becomes the Latest Retail Giant to Pounce on Bitcoin   —  Another major online retailer has announced that it is now accepting bitcoin.  This time it's TigerDirect.  —  The company revealed the news on Thursday to much fanfare on its site, with an educational guide to bitcoin …
Jan 24, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context
Emily Spaven / CoinDesk:
eBay UK to Allow Sale of Virtual Currency from 10th February   —  eBay is launching a dedicated Virtual Currency category on eBay Classifieds in the UK on 10th February.  —  The Classified Ads category will allow for the sale of all types of digital currency, including bitcoin and litecoin, eBay representatives have confirmed.
Jan 20, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Danny Bradbury / CoinDesk:
Additional Sources Confirm China's Payment Processor Ban, Bitcoin Price Falls $200   —  UPDATE: CoinDesk can confirm that the source for our original piece on the PBOC ban was Bobby Lee, CEO of bitcoin exchange BTC China.  Lee said he is now happy to go on the record.
Dec 17, 2013, 1:25 PMIn context

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