Monthly Archives: March 2013

Tradehill Exchange Adds Dark Pools Of Bitcoin Liquidity

This week the bitcoin exchange Tradehill launches dark liquidity, or dark pools, for client institutions and individuals that do not want to reveal their trading size and identity. In trading on dark pools, market participants have the ability to execute

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BBC: Could virtual cash replace money?

Virtual currency Bitcoin has trebled in value, as the financial crisis in Cyprus and beyond shakes consumer confidence in traditional banks. Bitcoins are earned online, by completing difficult computing tasks, and exchanged between people directly, bypassing banks. Because they are

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Bitstamp is offline right now

http://www.bitstamp.net Seems to be offline right now, no known reason as of this moment. Bitstamp officials, just like anybody else can post here if any information is published. We’ll update as soon as anything is known. EDIT: Cloudflare is having

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Bitcoin VC explains $1B valuation

The virtual currency Bitcoin reached a total market valuation of $1 billion Thursday, and today Adam Draper, the founder of Boost VC, which backs bitcoin-related startups and others, published five reasons why this crypto-currency market has reached the “one thousand

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Big players in the Bitcoin community

With a market cap of one billion, we should not be surprised when the market moves in any way. As a matter of fact, publications about Bitcoin have a tendency to talk of Bitcoin like it is a multi-billion market.

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VIDEO: Butterfly Labs (BFL) Bitforce SC ASIC Test

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Don’t be a victim of a cyber-attack on the exchanges

Mercado, Brazil’s biggest Bitcoin exchange has been hacked, as they told their e-mail subscribers today. It seems that a DDoS attack on big exchanges like Mt. Gox or Bitstamp could cause a crash in the Bitcoin community. There have been

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