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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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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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Bitcoin May Be the Global Economy’s Last Safe Haven

One of the oddest bits of news to emerge from the economic collapse of Cyprus is a corresponding rise in the value of Bitcoin, the Internet’s favorite, media-friendly, anarchist crypto-currency. In Spain, Google (GOOG) searches for “Bitcoin” and downloads of

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Expensify, the online expense report manager now accepts Bitcoin!

Expensify is a fairly new website that delivers high quality service to businesses and Travellers all over the world. From the start, they have been a well funded software miracle that just makes lives easier. What they do Imagine you’re

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How Paypal almost saved Cyprus

If you think PayPal holds are a real bummer, just imagine how the people of Cyprus must feel. Gerald Celente of the Trends Research Institute had been warning of “Economic Marshal Law” and a “Banking Holiday” such as that seen

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