bitcoin price

Google Search Now Reveals Bitcoin Price Chart

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — The Bitcoin (BTC) profile rises daily in the media and on the web. A Google search for “bitcoin price,” as well as related queries, now retrieves a top of the column result showing the current price...
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Bitcoin Documentary to be Screened in Chicago

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — A special screening of “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin,” an inside look at the competitive mining market of the cryptocurrency and “the various subcultures of the Bitcoin community,” will be held at the kickoff party...
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CNET Website Held for Very Low Bitcoin Ransom: 1 BTC

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — In an attempt to gain notoriety rather than riches, a Russian group of hackers held the popular technology news website CNET hostage over the weekend, stealing a database of usernames and passwords. The hackers, known as...
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Bitcoin Girl Music Video Launches on YouTube

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — “Bitcoin Girl” a video parody of Billy Joel’s “Uptown Girl” made its debut on YouTube today. The video is “a love story, a comedy and an entry point into the cryptocurrency world for Bitcoin novices, experts,...
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Bitcoin Dodges Wallet Breach but Attack Claims VeriCoin Victims

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — The latest attempt to steal Bitcoins from a wallet was foiled but VeriCoin (VRC), a self-described “fourth generation” digital currency, saw millions stolen in a breach reported Sunday by MintPal. VeriCoin developers are mitigating the damage...
Bitcoin regulation

Global Talk of Bitcoin Regulation Ramps Up

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Bitcoin is increasingly the subject of discussion for banking regulators worldwide. Today, French and Italian authorities publicly admitted wrestling with the taxation, regulation and reporting of cryptocurrency transactons. With growing acceptance in Europe, France faces the...
Bitcoin investments

Money is Raining Down on Bitcoin Startups

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — One of the largest miners of bitcoin and the world’s biggest provider of semiconductors, servers and datacenter solutions to the bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry is hedging its continued success by funding digital currency startups. The Bitfury...
Bitcoin security

Bitcoin Insured Deposits Becoming More Common

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Up to $250,000 of American currency deposited in a U.S. bank is automatically insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC). However, when it comes to bitcoins, things get a bit more complicated. According to American...