Bitcoin Valuation as a Fiat Hedge With Information and Substitution Effects

BCLogoAbout the author: John Vandivier is a graduate student at George Mason with formal credentials in policy, economics and political science. He also dabbles in philosophy and apologetics. His blog discusses all of the above at www.thegenerallifeblog.blogspot.com.*

In this article bitcoin is valued by predicting the approach ...

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Last Forking Warning

It has been just over two months since the bitcoin block chain was rocked by a near disastrous fork causing the bitcoin price to crash.

The culprit of the crash was found to be a bug that prevented pre version 0.7.1 bitcoin clients accepting large blocks that could ...

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Butterfly Labs forum under attack (Latter proved not to be true)

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Correction: Josh from Butterfly Labs has emailed me, there was no intrusion of any sort.  They were testing some of their systems and adding new features.

While it did appear to be nefarious it seems that I jumped the gun, for that I apologize   Josh assures me "everything is and ...

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Butterfly Labs Shipping Update;- BFL Products Shipping Now

butterfly-labsOr at least that is what the mail says and since developers and reviewers have already been receiving 5 GH/s units it looks like we can believe it this time.

Hopeful miners have been reporting that they have been receiving email from Butterfly Labs asking them to telling them ...

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Ozcoin mining pool payouts suspended

OZCoinAn announcement on BitcoinTalk by Ozcoin mining pool operator Graeme Tee says that they will be temporarily suspended while he works out a payment issue.

According to Graeme the problem originated when he made a mistake with calculating the PPS payout (Pay Per Share) for the pool.  Apparently the last ...

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