Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Nermin started his career as a 3D artist two decades ago, but he eventually shifted to covering GPU tech, business and all things silicon for a number of tech sites. He has a degree in Law from the University of Sarajevo and extensive experience in media intelligence. In his spare time he enjoys Cold War history, politics and cooking.

Bank Suspends Polish Bitcoin Exchange’s Accounts

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Polish bitcoin exchange BitMarket.pl had its bank accounts suspended earlier this week due to a legal issue.

DigitalBTC Dissolves Bitcoin Mining Agreement with CloudHashing

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

DigitalBTC has dissolved a bitcoin mining agreement with CloudHashing. In other news, CloudHashing has being buying back cloud mining contracts.

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Researcher Suggests ISIS is Fundraising with Bitcoin

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New research from Singapore-based web intelligence firm S2T suggests Islamic State (ISIS) could be using bitcoin for fundraising. Israeli daily…

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Why the Gates Foundation Doesn’t Use Bitcoin

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Software magnate Bill Gates has again spoken out on bitcoin in his third ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session on social sharing platform…

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Developer Proposes P2P Bitcoin Implementation for Reddit

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Reddit’s cryptocurrency engineer, Ryan X Charles, has caused a stir with his proposal to implement bitcoin on the platform. Under username…

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Old Pirate Bay to Reward Contributors with $100,000 in Bitcoin

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

A torrent site has announced plans to hand out $100,000-worth of rewards in bitcoin for those assisting its development.

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Bitcoin Ransomware Now Spreading via Spam Campaigns

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Security firms McAfee and Symantec have issued warnings on CTB-Locker – bitcoin-demanding ransomware that is now being propagated via spam.

Cloud Mining Suffers as Hash Rate Plateaus

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The latest bitcoin price crash has started a new debate on the long-term viability of many aspects of the mining industry.

Review: Haasbot 2.0 Brings Automated Trading to the Next Level

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

CoinDesk reviews Haasbot 2.0, a sophisticated trading bot suite designed for bitcoin trading professionals.

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DigitalBTC Inks Deal With Spondoolies-Tech to Expand Mining Operation

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Australian bitcoin company digitalBTC is expanding its mining capacity and entering a new contract with data centre provider Verne Global. The…