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Daniel Cawrey / CoinDesk:
Baidu and China Telecom Stop Accepting Bitcoin, Price Slumps Again   —  The bitcoin price has continued to drop overnight on major bitcoin exchanges.  The price on exchanges included in the Bitcoin Price Index all currently sit below $700, with the BPI overall having dropped almost 20% …
Dec 7, 2013, 4:00 PMIn context
Daniel Cawrey / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Adds ‘Extra Security’ With One-Time Password Card   —  Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has announced some new updates and features to its platform including a one-time password (OTP) card.  —  This battery-powered password generator is linked to a user's account …
Nov 28, 2013, 10:50 PMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Payment Processor BIPS Attacked, Over $1m Stolen   —  Europe's primary bitcoin payment processor for merchants and free online wallet service, BIPS, was the target of a major DDoS attack and subsequent theft in the past few days that saw 1,295 BTC (just over $1m on CoinDesk's BPI) stolen.
Nov 25, 2013, 6:35 PMIn context
Jon Matonis / CoinDesk:
US has Already Ceded Dominance in Bitcoin Trading   —  Expertise and dominance in a particular industry sector doesn't come about by decree.  It is achieved over years through repeated practice and creative experimentation.  —  During the first three-and-a-half years of bitcoin's development …
Nov 17, 2013, 11:40 PMIn context
Kadhim Shubber / CoinDesk:
$4.1m goes missing as Chinese bitcoin trading platform GBL vanishes   —  Bitcoin is surging in China, but the explosion in digital currency trading has been accompanied by possible fraud and theft.  —  GBL, a Chinese bitcoin trading platform that claimed to be based in Hong Kong …
Nov 11, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context
Emily Spaven / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin price soars over $266 and hits a new all-time high   —  UPDATE (7th November, 08:56 GMT): The bitcoin price just hit $300 on Mt. Gox.  This is the highest it's ever been.  —  The highest trades at the time of writing have been at $309.99 at 08:45 GMT.
Nov 6, 2013, 8:50 AMIn context
Daniel Cawrey / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin's role in the future of micropayments   —  Different payment processors have different opinions on the definition of a microtransaction, commonly known as a miniscule payment for a good or service.  —  Small businesses in the US like to require that customers make at least a $10 transaction on a credit or debit card.
Oct 1, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Emily Spaven / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin company acquisitions begin: Gambling site SatoshiDice sells for $11.5m (126,315 BTC)   —  Blockchain-based betting game SatoshiDice has been sold for 126,315 BTC, which at the time of writing was worth around $11.47 million.  —  SatoshiDice (S.DICE), which claims to be …
Jul 19, 2013, 8:15 AMIn context
Daniel Cawrey / CoinDesk:
PRISM's effect on bitcoin prices   —  Say what you will about the revealing of the US government's program for phone surveillance as well as data collection from American tech companies known as “PRISM”.  Since the story broke, it has clearly had an effect on the price of bitcoins.  Don't believe it?
Jun 12, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context

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