| Eric Mu
Li Xiaolai, perhaps the most famous figure in the Chinese bitcoin world recounts his dealings with the cryptocurrency.
German police have detained two people suspected of hacking computer networks, mining over €700,000 in bitcoin.
A number of software applications that run on Windows are mining small amounts of bitcoin from people's computers.
Pre-orders for KnCMiner's Neptune ASIC bitcoin miner open today. This could be one of the firm's last retail products.
Alpha Technologies will start developing purpose-built ASIC mining hardware for Litecoin in partnership with Indian manufacturer Dexcel Designs.
Gaming company reaches $1m settlement with Attorney General after admitting to injecting bitcoin mining code into users' computers.
Litecoin caught the market’s attention earlier this year when it spiked approximately 10,000% in a few weeks.
KnCMiner sold a whopping $3m worth of bitcoin mining equipment over the course of just four days last week.
Gavin Andresen today formally addressed the recent paper titled 'Majority is not enough: bitcoin mining vulnerable'.
A paper released yesterday suggested a major bitcoin vulnerability, but has been quick to draw dismissal from developers.
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