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Warning: Do not download bitcoin from SourceForge

In a continuation of today’s earlier news that Satoshi’s email account has been compromised it now seems that the perpetrator has used the email account to compromise other Satoshi accounts. First, Satoshi’s P2P Foundation account posted a message warning Satoshi that some

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Satoshi Nakamoto’s email address satoshin@gmx.com appairs compromised

Satoshi Nakamoto, much revered and currently missing inventor of bitcoin seems to have had his email address compromised by an unknown agent. You may or not remember, Satoshi  exclusively used one email address when he was active in the bitcoin community, 

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New Zealand Exchange Bitnz.com hacked, 39 bitcoin stolen.

New Zealand bitcoin exchange site bitnz.com has been taken by the administrator leaving the message “bitnz.com under maintenance.  Apologies for the inconvenience (contact(at)bitnz.com).”. It seems that last monday at 3am New Zealand time 39 bitcoins were transferred from the exchange

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13th Million Bitcoin Mined

It is in truth a minor milestone but for those who like “large whole numbers” block 310001 has just been mined by Ghash.IO pushing the total amount of bitcoin to 13,000,000. That means that there only another 8 million to be

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29,658.80112195 Confiscated FBI Coins on the move

We have been waiting and here it is, the 29,658.80112195 Confiscated FBI Coins held in 1Ez69SnzzmePmZX3WpEzMKTrcBF2gpNQ55 have started their move. It is not into the eventual 30,000 BTC blocks from the auction yet but I will keep an eye on them and

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Silk Road 30,000 bitcoin auction causing stirs, what happens when it’s 144,341 bitcoin

We did not expect the US Marshals Service to release information about the auction of Silk Road bitcoin last week but in the absence of information speculation both on the markets and on the internet is building. First Barry Silbert, Founder of SecondMarket and BitcoinTrust has tweeted that

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Another Credit Card breach, please use Bitcoin!

It has only been six months since Target Customers had their credit card details sold on rescator[dot]so and today we have news of another Credit Card breach at P.F. Chang’s with users details once again up for sale on the nefarious website. While

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Review: Spondoolies-Tech SP10 Dawson (Part Two)

In the previous part of this review I discussed how I ended up receiving my Spondoolies-Tech SP10 Dawson.  This time around I am going to go a deeper into the Operating System that runs Spondoolies-Tech miners. The SP10 Dawson comes with

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Review: Spondoolies-Tech SP10 Dawson (Part One)

About a month ago I received a pleasant email from a gentleman named Stas, he complimented me on MinePeon and asked me if I would have any issue if he included all or parts MinePeon on a new range of miners

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NewstalkZB Radio Interview about the MtGox trading halt

Much to my surprise on my way home yesterday I received a call from NewstalkZB. One of the producers (sorry, I forgot her name in my nervousness) wanted to ask if I would not mind going on air with Larry Williams

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