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Bitcoin Stolen: How NiceHash Was Robbed Of $78 Million and What’s Next

Dec
09

The advent of cryptocurrency has created an all new kind of bank heist. Instead of ski masks and bags of cash, now they’re pulled off online by highly sophisticated hackers trying to get their hands on millions of dollars worth of bitcoins.

NiceHash, a Slovenian cryptocurrency mining…

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Circle’s CENTRE Raises $20 Million in SAFT Sale

Dec
09

A subsidiary of blockchain startup Circle created to build an ethereum payments network has raised $20 million in a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) sale.

Called CENTRE, the business is aimed at providing a way for different payment applications to connect through the use of tokens…

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Bitcoin Heist Adds $77 Million To Total Hacked Hauls Of $15 Billion

Dec
07

Slovenian website NiceHash, which lets users buy and sell computer time for mining cryptocurrency, lost about $77 million when its payment system was hacked in a “highly professional” heist, it told Reuters. In total, about 980,000 bitcoins, worth about $15 billion in today’s skyrocketing…

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NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen

Dec
07

New submitter Chir breaks the news to us that the NiceHash crypto-mining marketplace has been hacked. The crypto mining pool broke the news on Reddit, where users suggest that as many as 4,736.42 BTC — an amount worth more than $62 million at current prices — has…

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$62 Million Gone? Cryptocurrency Mining Market NiceHash Hacked

Dec
06

The cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has been hacked, its team said Wednesday.

Posting on social media, NiceHash said that “there has been a security breach involving NiceHash website” resulting in a loss of funds. NiceHash, formed in 2014, serves as a marketplace for miners to rent…

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Make a fast million from bitcoin? My soul is damaged enough already | Julian Baggini | Opinion

Dec
05

“If it works, I’ll give you a million quid.” Until recently, I had only heard words like these from the lips of violent mobsters in 70s heist films, uttered in dingy boozers or dark back streets. Recently, however, it was said to me by an unthreatening middle-aged man sitting opposite me…

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CollinStar Holdings to Acquire BiWang Group in a 100 Million US Dollars Buyout

Dec
05

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CollinStar Holdings to Acquire BiWang Group in a 100 Million US Dollars Buyout

On December 2, 2017, CollinStar Holdings paid $ 100 million US dollars to acquire the entire BiWang Group,…


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John McAfee Sets $1 Million Price Target for Bitcoin

Dec
04

John McAfee isn’t afraid of making bold predictions, and he upped his Bitcoin price target on Nov. 29, 2017, from $500,000 to $1 million by 2020.

There’s speculation on whether McAfee believes it’s Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash that will reach this value. Businessman Craig Wright, though, believes…

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People have spent over million buying virtual cats on Ethereum

Dec
04

Less than a week ago, a team of developers launched a decentralised application (dApp) called CryptoKitties on the Ethereum blockchain.

The application allows users to buy, sell, and breed virtual cats on the blockchain.

The dApp has proved extremely popular since launch, with users…

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Cryptocurrency Owners Have Already Spent Almost $2 Million On CryptoKitties In Just A Few Days : TECH : Tech Times

Dec
04


Cryptocurrency owners have spent nearly $2 million on CryptoKitties, a collectible cat game that just launched a few days ago. People can purchase virtual cats in auctions and breed them to try to create kittens with rare attributes. 
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