Slashdot Items Tagged "bitcoin"

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @05:06PM Backdoor Could Allow Company To Shut Down 70% of All Bitcoin Mining Operations
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @11:53AM BitTorrent Inventor Bram Cohen Will Start His Own Cryptocurrency
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @09:39AM Kim Dotcom Announces New Bitcoin Venture For Content Uploaders To Earn Money
Monday April 03, 2017 @06:00PM Bitcoin Becomes Legal Payment Option In Japan, Prices Spike
Friday March 24, 2017 @07:35PM Venezuelan Developers Are Using Bitcoin, Rare Pepe Trading Cards To Fight Against a Dismal Economy
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: How Does One Freely Use Bitcoin In the Land of the Free?
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:27PM The SEC Just Handed Bitcoin a Huge Setback
Thursday March 09, 2017 @05:39PM The Promise of Blockchain Is a World Without Middlemen
Thursday March 02, 2017 @04:46PM One Bitcoin Is Now Worth More Than One Ounce of Gold
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:09PM Former Fed Employee Fined $5,000 For Installing Bitcoin Software On Server
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:59PM Bitcoin Slides as China's Central Bank Launches Checks On Exchanges
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:40PM Bitcoin Was 2016's Best-Performing Currency
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker
Monday January 02, 2017 @04:08PM Legal Sparring Continues in Bitcoin User's Battle with IRS Tax Sweep
Monday January 02, 2017 @09:05AM Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 Level, Highest in More Than 3 Years
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Thursday December 22, 2016 @01:54PM Bitcoin Circulation Hits Record High Of $14 Billion
Monday December 12, 2016 @12:57AM New Ransomware Offers The Decryption Keys If You Infect Your Friends
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:44PM Bitcoin Hits Highest Levels In Almost Three Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @10:00AM Bitcoin Could Rise By 165% To $2,000 in 2017 Driven by Trump's 'Spending Binge' and Dollar Rally
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:34PM Bitcoin Exchange Ordered To Give IRS Years of Data On Millions of Users
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:46PM IRS Demands Identities of All US Coinbase Traders Over Three Year Period
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @09:23AM Bitcoin Boosted by Safe-Haven Demand After Trump Victory
Friday October 28, 2016 @11:58AM Bitcoin Can Be Bought With Cash At Swiss Railway Ticket Machines
Sunday October 02, 2016 @05:32PM No One's Bidding on The Shadow Brokers' Stolen NSA Hacking Tools
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:06PM Microsoft Partners With Bank of America On Blockchain Trade Finance
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @11:06AM Japanese To Pay Utility Bills Using Bitcoin
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:52PM Accenture Patents a Blockchain-Editing Tool
Monday September 19, 2016 @10:25PM Federal Judge Rules Bitcoin Is Money In Case Tied To JPMorgan Hack
Sunday September 11, 2016 @04:40AM CureCoin Cryptocurrency Enters Third Year of Helping Disease Researchers
Sunday September 04, 2016 @12:12AM These Are the Six Crypto-Currencies Approved By Apple
Sunday August 28, 2016 @02:26AM Kim Dotcom Will Revive Megaupload, Linking File Transfers To Bitcoin Microtransactions
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Sunday August 21, 2016 @05:01PM 'SingularDTV' Will Use Ethereum For DRM On A Sci-Fi TV Show
Saturday August 20, 2016 @08:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:04AM Eleven Reasons To Be Excited About The Future of Technology
Friday August 12, 2016 @05:43PM DDoSCoin: New Crypto-Currency Rewards Users For Participating In DDoS Attacks
Monday August 08, 2016 @12:20PM US To Auction $1.6 Million Worth of Bitcoin From Various Cases
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @02:20PM Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Says It Was Hacked, Roughly $60M Stolen
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:57PM North Korea Is Blackmailing Top South Korean Online Retailer For $2.66 Million
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:18PM EU Plans To Create Database of Bitcoin Users With Identities and Wallet Addresses
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:44PM Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges
Friday July 15, 2016 @02:41PM 'Tor and Bitcoin Hinder Anti-Piracy Efforts'
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @07:08PM Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks
Saturday July 09, 2016 @02:38AM Bitcoin 'Miners' Face Fight For Survival As New Supply Halves
Sunday July 03, 2016 @04:05PM How China Took Control of Bitcoin
Saturday July 02, 2016 @06:05PM Will Brexit Hurt International Cyber-Security?
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:36AM Europe's 'Net Neutrality' Rules Fail to Ban BitTorrent Throttling
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:17PM New and Improved CryptXXX Ransomware Rakes In $45,000 In 3 Weeks
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @08:41PM Australian 'Bitcoin Founder' Quietly Bidding For Patent Empire
Sunday June 19, 2016 @02:39PM Ethereum Debate Marred By Second Digital Currency Heist
Friday June 17, 2016 @10:40AM Digital Currency Ethereum Is Cratering Amid Claims Of a $50 Million Hack
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @10:28AM Access To Thousands Of Compromised Government Servers Selling For $6 On Black Market
Monday June 13, 2016 @06:11PM New Device Sold On The Dark Web Can Clone Up To 15 Contactless Cards Per Second
Sunday June 12, 2016 @04:02AM Ransomware Thieves Cost Canada University C$20,000 In Bitcoin
Thursday June 09, 2016 @01:31AM Russian Hacker Selling Information of 32 Million Twitter Accounts, Report Says
Saturday June 04, 2016 @01:17PM Bitcoin Sting Operation Nabs Egyptian Dentist
Monday May 30, 2016 @03:26PM Bitcoin Price Jumps 21% Over 4 Days, Reaching a 21-Month High
Monday May 30, 2016 @11:19AM Miami Money-Laundering Case May Define Whether Bitcoin Is Really Money
Sunday May 29, 2016 @08:03PM Researchers Criticize New DAO Ethereum VC Fund
Sunday May 22, 2016 @02:37PM Hundreds of Drupal Sites Targeted With Fake Ransomware
Saturday May 21, 2016 @09:30AM New Clues About Why Mt. Gox Failed
Thursday May 19, 2016 @12:43PM Robin Hood Hacker Donates $11,000 of Stolen Bitcoin to Help Fight ISIS
Monday May 16, 2016 @07:40PM Fake Hacker Found Guilty Following Gutsy Mitt Romney Extortion Scheme
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:04PM Police Reveal Tactics For Fighting Botnets
Monday May 09, 2016 @08:17AM Swiss City of Zug Will Accept Bitcoin For Public Service Payments
Thursday May 05, 2016 @01:57PM NY Approves New Digital Currency For Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange
Thursday May 05, 2016 @09:40AM Bitcoin 'Creator' Reneges On Promise To Provide More Proof, Says He's Sorry
Monday May 02, 2016 @08:37AM Craig Wright Claims He's Satoshi Nakamoto, the Creator Of Bitcoin
Sunday May 01, 2016 @04:06PM The Pirate Bay Gets a 'Massive' $9 in Donations Per Day
Saturday April 30, 2016 @05:59PM Humble Bundle Announces 'Hacker' Pay-What-You-Want Sale
Thursday April 28, 2016 @11:41AM Steam Computer Gaming Network Now Accepting Bitcoin
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @09:57AM Businesses Pay $100,000 To DDoS Extortionists Who Never DDoS Anyone
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @11:49AM Popular Dark Web Market Disappears, Users Migrate In Panic
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:35PM Experts Crack Petya Ransomware, Enable Hard Drive Decryption For Free
Saturday April 02, 2016 @04:21PM Mozilla Co-Founder's Ad-blocking Brave Browser Will Pay You Bitcoin To See Ads
Friday April 01, 2016 @02:19AM Bitcoin Could Consume As Much Electricity As Denmark By 2020
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:12AM Repeated DDoS Attacks Force Coinkite Bitcoin Wallet To Close Down Web Service
Friday March 25, 2016 @04:34PM Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:13PM Kentucky Hospital Calls State of Emergency In Hack Attack
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:49AM Australia Promises To Remove Tax On Bitcoin, Support FinTech Innovation
Sunday March 20, 2016 @03:03PM Bitcoin Trading Platform Announces Huge Downtime Following Cyber-Attack
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:35AM Microsoft Still Accepts Bitcoin, Apologizes For 'Inaccurate Information'
Monday March 14, 2016 @10:45AM Microsoft Store No Longer Accepts Bitcoins As Payment
Saturday March 12, 2016 @07:28PM Google Chrome Extension Caught Stealing Bitcoin From Users
Saturday March 12, 2016 @04:43PM VPN Provider's No-Logging Claims Tested In FBI Case
Friday March 11, 2016 @01:03PM Russian Bitcoin Issuers Will Risk 7 Years In Prison
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:02PM Bank of England Looks Into 'Centralized' Bitcoin Alternative, RSCoin
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:26PM What Airbnb's Blockchain Authentication Proposal Means For Online Privacy
Friday March 04, 2016 @01:07AM Bitcoin's Nightmare Scenario Has Come To Pass
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @11:50PM Incident Raises Concerns About a More Formal Spec For Bitcoin
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:36PM Japan Considers Treating Bitcoin As Conventional Currency
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:57PM It's Time To Kill the $100 Bill, Says Larry Summers
Thursday February 18, 2016 @01:27AM L.A. Hospital Pays Off Ransomware Thieves To Reclaim Its Network
Monday February 15, 2016 @02:11PM Phone Hacking Group Is Trading Fake Bomb Threats For Bitcoin
Sunday February 14, 2016 @11:35AM Best Way To Mine Bitcoins - Allow Errors!
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:17AM Researchers Discover a Cheap Method of Breaking Bitcoin Wallet Passwords
Saturday February 06, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Time To Get Into Crypto-currency? If So, Which?
Friday February 05, 2016 @04:23PM Bitcoin Capitalist Opens Bounty For New Block Cipher
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @06:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @03:58PM Utility Targets Bitcoin Miners With Power Rate Hike
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:34PM Is Blockchain the Most Important IT Invention of Our Age?
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:04AM Bank Consortium Successfully Tests Bitcoin Tech
Friday January 15, 2016 @10:08PM Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor In the Code of a Wallet
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:15AM Core Bitcoin Devs Leave Project, Create New Currency Called Decred
Sunday December 27, 2015 @04:25PM Sweden's Cash-Free Future Looms -- and Not Everyone Is Happy About It
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:36AM How a Young IRS Agent Identified the Man Behind Silk Road
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:20AM IBM and Linux Foundation To Create Blockchain For Major Financial Institutions
Saturday October 31, 2015 @03:02PM SA Startup Custos Uses Bitcoin To Disrupt Digital Piracy
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @12:39PM Immersion Cooling Drives Server Power Densities To Insane New Heights
Monday October 26, 2015 @09:42AM W3C Sets Up Web Payments Standards Group To Improve Check-Out Security
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:19AM EU Rules Bitcoin Is a Currency, Exchanges Are VAT-Exempt
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @11:32AM Chinese Researchers Propose Tor-Inspired Overhaul of Bitcoin
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:11AM Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To $150M Fraud
Saturday August 01, 2015 @10:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Friday May 29, 2015 @07:24AM Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing
Thursday April 30, 2015 @01:04PM Bitcoin Is Disrupting the Argentine Economy
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @09:27AM Has the Bitcoin Foundation Run Out of Cash?
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:34AM How To Make a Bitcoin Address With a TI-89 Calculator
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:58AM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @08:24AM Bitcoin In China Still Chugging Along, a Year After Clampdown
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:17PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Sunday February 22, 2015 @10:53AM Will Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Support Cryptocurrency In Greece?
Thursday February 19, 2015 @04:59PM Fedcoin Rising?
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:36AM Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:09PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Thursday January 29, 2015 @07:57PM Jim Blasko Explains BitCoin Spinoff 'Unbreakable Coin' (Video 1 of 2)
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:29PM Winklevoss Twins Plan Regulated Bitcoin Exchange
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:13PM Silk Road Journal Found On Ulbricht's Laptop: "Everyone Knows Too Much"
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:18PM US Government Lurked On Silk Road For Over a Year
Friday January 16, 2015 @03:21PM Who's Responsible When Your Semi-Autonomous Shopping Bot Purchases Drugs Online?
Thursday January 15, 2015 @05:40PM Silk Road Trial Defense: Mt. Gox CEO Was the Real Dread Pirate Roberts
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:53AM Bitcoin Volatility Puts Miners Under Pressure
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:08AM There's a Problem In the Silk Road Trial: the Jury Doesn't Get the Internet
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:17PM How Bitcoin Could Be Key To Online Voting
Thursday January 01, 2015 @10:35PM Fraud, Not Hackers, Took Most of Mt. Gox's Missing Bitcoins
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @09:28AM Early Bitcoin Adopters Facing Extortion Threats
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:25PM Will Ripple Eclipse Bitcoin?
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:28AM Microsoft Quietly Starts Accepting Bitcoin As Payment Method
Thursday November 20, 2014 @06:49PM Tracking a Bitcoin Thief, Part II: Illustrating the Issue of Trust In Altcoins
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:55PM Entrepreneur Injects Bitcoin Wallets Into Hands
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @01:02PM Court Order: Butterfly Labs Bitcoins To Be Sold
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @11:55AM Paypal Jumps Into Bitcoin With Both Feet
Friday August 29, 2014 @08:18PM Hal Finney, PGP and Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies At 58
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @05:45PM Euro Bank Santander Commissions Study On Bitcoin's Impact On Banking
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Monday July 28, 2014 @01:11PM US States Edge Toward Cryptocoin Regulation
Saturday July 12, 2014 @09:00AM Finnish National TV Broadcaster Starts Sending Bitcoin Blockchain
Thursday July 10, 2014 @07:59AM Judge Shoots Down "Bitcoin Isn't Money" Argument In Silk Road Trial
Monday June 30, 2014 @11:34AM California Legalizes Bitcoin
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:18AM Venture-Backed Bitcoin Miner Startup Can't Deliver On Time, Gets Sued
Sunday June 15, 2014 @08:30PM Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:17PM Expedia To Accept Bitcoin
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @12:05PM As Crypto Mining Grows, Data Centers Begin Accepting Bitcoin
Monday May 26, 2014 @12:10AM Sifting Mt. Gox's Logs Reveals Suspicious Trading Patterns
Friday May 16, 2014 @09:38AM BitPay, Toshiba Partnership Brings Bitcoin To 6,000 New Merchants
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @12:19PM MIT Bitcoin Project To Create Cryptocurrency Ecosystem, Give $100 Per Student
Sunday April 20, 2014 @12:11PM Cody Wilson Interview at Reason: Happiness Is a 3D Printed Gun
Thursday April 03, 2014 @02:20PM China Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Cuts Off Exchanges' Bank Access
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:33AM Mt. Gox Working With Japanese Cops; Creditors Want CEO To Testify In US
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @09:38AM Researchers Find Problems With Rules of Bitcoin
Sunday March 23, 2014 @08:23PM Cryptocurrency Exchange Vircurex To Freeze Customer Accounts
Friday March 14, 2014 @07:47AM Singapore To Regulate Virtual Currency Exchanges
Thursday March 13, 2014 @02:54PM Mt. Gox Knew It Was Selling Phantom Bitcoin 2 Weeks Before Collapse
Monday March 10, 2014 @05:05PM The Tangled Tale of Mt. Gox's Missing Millions
Monday March 10, 2014 @03:33AM Hackers Allege Mt. Gox Still Controls "Stolen" Bitcoins
Thursday March 06, 2014 @11:45AM Police Say No Foul Play In Death of Bitcoin Exchange CEO Autumn Radtke
Thursday March 06, 2014 @10:33AM Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto Outed By Newsweek
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @11:47AM Bitcoin Exchange Flexcoin Wiped Out By Theft
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:26AM WV Senator Calls For Ban On All Unregulated Cryptocurrencies
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @09:43AM Mt. Gox Gone? Apparent Theft Shakes Bitcoin World
Saturday February 22, 2014 @03:38PM Riecoin: A Cryptocurrency With a Scientific Proof of Work
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @11:16AM Silk Road 2.0 Pledges To Compensate Users For Stolen Bitcoins
Monday February 10, 2014 @01:35AM Mac OS X Bitcoin Stealing Trojan Horse Called OSX/CoinThief Discovered
Sunday February 09, 2014 @10:21AM On the Practicalities of Counterfeit-Proof Physical Bitcoins
Saturday February 08, 2014 @03:57PM Florida Arrests High-Dollar Bitcoin Exchangers For Money Laundering
Saturday February 08, 2014 @02:01AM Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Exchange Halts Trades
Friday February 07, 2014 @08:55PM Silk Road's Ross Ulbricht's Next Court Date Set For November
Thursday February 06, 2014 @12:45PM The Bitcoin Death Star: KnC Plans 10 Megawatt Data Center In Sweden
Thursday January 30, 2014 @09:30AM Would Linus Torvalds Please Collect His Bitcoin Tips?
Sunday January 19, 2014 @11:48PM Romanian Bitcoin Entrepreneur Steps In To Pay OpenBSD Shortfall
Friday January 17, 2014 @11:43PM Porn Will Be Bitcoin's Killer App
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @08:46PM How To Create Your Own Cryptocurrency
Thursday January 02, 2014 @01:48PM Congressman Accepts BitCoin For His US Senate Run
Thursday December 26, 2013 @06:23PM Millions of Dogecoin Stolen Over Christmas
Saturday December 21, 2013 @09:18PM Overstock.com Plans To Accept Bitcoin
Saturday December 21, 2013 @01:48PM Belgian Telecom Becomes First To Accept Bitcoin
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:32AM Why Charles Stross Wants Bitcoin To Die In a Fire
Monday December 16, 2013 @06:12AM Norway Rejects Bitcoin As Currency; Taxes As Asset, Instead
Friday December 13, 2013 @09:10PM Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage
Thursday December 12, 2013 @06:46PM Bitcoin Token Maker Suspends Operation After Hearing From Federal Gov't
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:08AM How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works
Thursday December 05, 2013 @09:45AM China Bans Financial Companies From Bitcoin Transactions
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @11:09AM Is GWU Econ Prof. Nick Szabo Satoshi Nakamoto?
Saturday November 30, 2013 @01:07PM Bitcoin Miners Bundled With PUPs In Legitimate Applications Backed By EULA
Thursday November 28, 2013 @10:51AM Why Bitcoin Is Doomed To Fail, In One Economist's Eyes
Sunday November 24, 2013 @05:20PM Study Suggests Link Between Dread Pirate Roberts and Satoshi Nakamoto